Student Ratings of Instruction
The IDEA Student Ratings of Instruction (SRI) is like no other system available for translating informative course feedback into actionable steps to improve student learning.
Students give feedback on teaching and learning based on their direct course experience, providing faculty with relevant information that when coupled with IDEA’s robust resources - such as our research and teaching and learning support - can ultimately guide and strengthen teaching.
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Student voice matters
"Certainly, students are not experts qualified to evaluate us on, say, whether we used the best and most applicable course readings. But they are experts on what they experienced and learned in a course, and they ought to have a voice."
In Defense (Sort of) of Student Evaluations of Teaching - Chronicle of Higher Education, May 2018
(Author Kevin Gannon is a professor of history at Grand View University and director of its Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Grand View University is an IDEA client-partner.)
At IDEA, we have a philosophy that Student Voice Matters.
Here's what we mean by that...