Determinants of How Students Evaluate Teachers

@inproceedings{McPherson2006DeterminantsOH,
  title={Determinants of How Students Evaluate Teachers},
  author={Michael McPherson},
  year={2006}
}
Convincingly establishing the determinants of student evaluation of teaching (SET) scores has been elusive, largely because of inadequate statistical methods and a paucity of data. The author uses a much larger time span than in any previous research—607 economics classes over 17 semesters. This permits a proper treatment of unobserved heterogeneity. Results indicate that instructors can buy higher SET scores by awarding higher grades. In principles classes, the level of experience of the… CONTINUE READING
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