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This book offers university and college administrators and faculty the kind of research-based and ready-to-use information required to foster truly effective and equitable teaching evaluation at their institutions. Seldin shares his years of extensive research on this topic, uniquely examining the transformation of evaluation trends over the past two decades, while pointing out the implications for the future. He and his noteworthy contributors not only cite the compelling reasons why colleges and universities must institute fair teaching evaluation systems, they also show readers how to do so. A complete guidebook, this volume offers a wide array of forms, case studies, web sites, tables, and examples. It is written for presidents, provosts, academic vice presidents, deans, department chairs, instructional development specialists, and faculty the essential partners in improving teaching evaluation systems. Peter Seldin is Distinguished Professor of Management, Lubin School of Business, Pace University, Pleasantville
About the Author.
About the Contributors.
1. Current Practices—Good and Bad—Nationally (Peter Seldin).
2. Student Ratings of Professors: Uses and Misuses (William E. Cashin).
3. Using Feedback to Improve Teaching (Michele Marincovich).
4. Evaluating Teaching Through Peer Classroom Observation (Deborah DeZure).
5. Self-Evaluation: What Works? What Doesn't? (Peter Seldin).
6. Post-Tenure Review: Evaluating Teaching (Joseph C. Morreale).
7. Evaluating Teaching Through Electronic Classroom Assessment (Devorah A. Lieberman).
8. Using the World Wide Web to Improve Teaching Evaluation (Clement A. Seldin).
9. Evaluating Teaching Through Portfolios (John Zubizarreta).
10. Administrative Courage to Evaluate the Complexities of Teaching (Joan DeGuire North).
11. Building a Climate Conducive to Effective Teaching Evaluation (Mary Lou Higgerson).
12. Building Successful Teaching Evaluation Programs (Peter Seldin).
13. Summary and Recommendations for Evaluating Teaching (Peter Seldin).