Understanding Student Ratings
This introduction to the student ratings tool is to help faculty and administrators capitalize on its features to promote student learning and evaluate faculty progress in achieving this aim.
Watch this video for detailed instructions on how to understand student ratings. Additionally, there are links to certain video segments with their associated topics provided below the video.
The context for the video is found at the bottom of this page.
Understanding and interpreting uncertainty bands
An index to the contents of the video recording of the presentation and discussion
- Can there be a single reliable composite score?
- How does the new composite score relate to the old global instructor item?
On September 18, 2015, department chairs were given a preview of the new student ratings tool. Two members of the Student Ratings Task Force, Professors Gary Burlingame (Psychology) and Shane Reese (Statistics), as well as members of the Academic Vice President’s Council, presented an overview of the development process, discussed the new instrument, and answered questions. The recording has been edited to reduce the nearly two-hour meeting to a reasonable length for viewing.