the two essays in Chapter 15 of Elements of Argument,
“Rating Your Professors,” ( i provided them below)raise some important issues related to student
evaluation of teachers. You may have had an opportunity to participate
in such evaluations in some of your classes at College, but
these are, of course, not the only (or even the primary) way that
students evaluate their teachers. Many of you may have, no doubt, gone
online to read how students rank their former professors or maybe you
have even submitted an online evaluation yourself.
What has been your experience with online teacher ratings? Have you
used them? How have you used them? Have you found them to be helpful?
Accurate? Why or why not? If you haven’t used them, why haven’t you,
especially considering how widespread their use is nowadays? How
effective a method of selecting a teacher or a course is this? What are
its benefits? What are its disadvantages?
Your answer should be about 5-7 sentences long, and you should try to
address whichever questions above you feel are most appropriate for
you have an 1and 30 min to do it 🙂