76th chat, Monday January 23: validity of student evaluations on teaching
11am Pacific / noon Mountain / 1pm Central / 2pm Eastern
- Flaherty, C. (2016, September 21). Zero Correlation Between Evaluations and Learning. Inside Higher Ed. https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2016/09/21/new-study-could-be-another-nail-coffin-validity-student-evaluations-teaching
- Harlow, R. (2003). “Race Doesn’t Matter, but…”: The Effect of Race on Professors’ Experiences and Emotion Management in the Undergraduate College Classroom. Social Psychology Quarterly, 66(4), 348-363. http://www.jstor.org/stable/1519834
- 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?