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Lacking other meaningful data, university faculty devise their own evaluation systems


August 23, 2016

smiling female student with her classmates Faculty teaching in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines at large research universities are devising their own systems to collect instructional data from their classrooms and using that data to inform their teaching. Full Story

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Oregon State University

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