PWR asks all instructors to conduct two evaluations during the quarter, a midquarter evaluation during week four or five and a final University evaluation during the last week of classes. Be sure to visit the pages devoted to each of these forms of evaluation:
As you frame these evaluations for your students, talk to them about the rhetoric of the evaluation and reflection process to help them develop thoughtful and careful practices designed to produce useful feedback.
Further reading about evaluations
You might find the following useful in thinking rhetorically about the evaluation process:
- Elfenbein, Madeleine. "Teaching Students to Evaluate Us Better." GradHacker: Inside Higher Ed. 1 October 2015.
- Flaherty, Colleen. "Bias Against Female Instructors." Inside Higher Ed. 11 Jan. 2016.
- Schmidt, Ben. "Gendered Language in Teacher Reviews." BenSchmidt.org. Feb. 2015.