Zero Correlation Between Evaluations and Learning

“Student evaluation of teaching ratings and student learning are not related” was written by Bob Uttl, professor of psychology at Mount Royal University.”

“Given what ‘the best randomized, controlled experiments have shown, it is not surprising that this study finds no meaningful correlation between SET and learning,’ he said. And given the ‘strong association between SET and instructor gender, this adds evidence to the argument that institutions that care about learning should abandon SET as a measure of teaching effectiveness.'”

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