Asian Students’ Views on Course, Instrument, and Faculty Evaluation

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Pak T Lee


The subject of student evaluation of faculty and courses at the undergraduate level is very controversial. Many studies have been carried out on student evaluation over the years with little or no consensus. In fact they generated controversy and debate. This study attempts to identify the views of Asian students relating to course and faculty evaluation and the factors that they perceive influence their evaluation of courses and teachers in an environment where students and faculty live on the same campus, where they have more interactions with each other, compared with non-residential education institutions. The findings are mixed and divided with the agreement that course and faculty evaluations are important but with little agreement on factors that influence their evaluation of them.


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