Teaching Assistant Traits: Their Influence on Student Ratings.

  title={Teaching Assistant Traits: Their Influence on Student Ratings.},
  author={Ronald R. Bos and Dorothy B. Zakrajsek and Virginia A. de Wolf and Sharon Kay Stoll},
Formal student evaluation of teaching and course effectiveness has been the subject of considerable research. In an attempt to isolate specific variables that might influence student perceptions about instructional effectiveness, investigators have focused upon student characteristics (sex, class level, cognitive ability), teacher traits (experience, sex, rank, degree), and environmental factors (class size, elective vs. required classes, time of day). This study was designed to look at teacher… CONTINUE READING