is important to keep in mind that traditional student rating forms often do not reflect an instructor’s effectiveness in less traditional teaching or testing environments.
Limit the use of rating forms. The use of student rating forms may reach a point of diminishing returns. If they are overused, neither students nor instructors will give them the level of attention required for fair evaluation of teaching or continued professional development by the faculty member in question.
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