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IDEA Student Ratings of Instruction and RSVP

Principles of effective assessment, abbreviated as RSVP, are reviewed within the context of the IDEA student ratings of instruction (SRI) system: reliability, standardization, validity, and practicality. RSVP evidence supports using IDEA SRI as one, but not the only, source of evidence in formative, summative, and programmatic decisions that consider teaching effectiveness.

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