Minasuk/ September 19, 2014/ Uncategorized

Scholars Take Aim at Student Evaluations’ ‘Air of Objectivity’

Student course evaluations are often misused statistically and shed little light on the quality of teaching, two scholars at the University of California at Berkeley argue in the draft of a new paper. “We’re confusing consumer satisfaction with product value,” Philip B. Stark, a professor of statistics at Berkeley, said in an interview.