Student experience or satisfaction surveys are not a reliable guide to teaching performance. Even worse, anonymous survey responses are at times little better than university-facilitated hate speech.
Washington has made all states use these tests to evaluate students, teachers, principals, schools and entire school systems for nearly two decades.
When higher education is thought of as a commodity, students and teachers lose out. A new partnership-based approach can provide a much richer learning experience.
In many European universities and specialized schools, professors are now being assessed by their students. While this has long been standard in the United States, many issues can arise.
Eleven states have introduced a new test score. Here’s what you need to know.
President Obama’s message has put issues around standardized testing back in the news. Here’s what scholars have been saying.
A steakhouse wouldn’t be evaluated based on a fish prepared at a seafood restaurant. But this is what teacher evaluation looks like.
There are plenty of signs that teaching as a vocation is in trouble in the US.
Contrary to what some think, the battle against sexism in STEM has not been won, let alone reversed in favor of women.