validity of student evaluations on teaching

From The cat : a guide to the classification and varieties of cats / by Ruth Shippen Huidekoper (1895)

76th chat, Monday January 23: validity of student evaluations on teaching
11am Pacific / noon Mountain / 1pm Central / 2pm Eastern

Moderated by @Infinity_Dots
Storify (pdf, html) by @Infinity_Dots

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Discussion questions:

  • Q1. In information literacy settings do you perceive any bias towards you or coworkers? (either in student evals or in students’ reactions in the classroom)
  • Q2. How does this bias affect you or a coworker personally and professionally?
  • Q3. What emotional management (or self-care) strategies, if any, do you employ to cope with bias?
  • Q4. How do you evaluate the effectiveness of your IL instruction? How do you mitigate bias?
  • Q5. What forms of evaluation would you like us to further embrace as a profession?