How Student Feedback Can Help Us Teach Better

ACS Webinars

Focusing on student-centered instruction fosters a more effective and inclusive learning environment. Students possess unique perspectives and insights that can greatly enhance instruction and curricula when educators move past traditional ratings and evaluations from students to capture feedback that is timely, accurate, and actionable.

Join Valerie Wright, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the American Sociological Association, Emily Miller, Deputy Vice President for Institutional Policy at the Association of American Universities, and Kevin Gable, Professor Emeritus at Oregon State University, as they discuss the current state of teaching evaluations and what opportunities exist to offer educational experiences that improve student outcomes. Register now to learn how we can reframe student evaluations of teaching and move beyond student ratings.

This ACS Webinar is co-produced with ACS Education and the Society Committee on Education.

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What You Will Learn

  • What are the risks associated with student ratings and evaluations of teaching
  • How can we obtain student feedback effectively
  • What are the steps for implementing student feedback mechanisms

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What an attendee said about this ACS Webinar!

I appreciate the resource lists that the panel generated for this topic. It will help me talk with my faculty and higher ups about the issues associated with using student evaluations for faculty review.

Meet the Experts

Valerie Wright
Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, American Sociological Association

Emily Miller
Deputy Vice President for Institutional Policy, Association of American Universities

Kevin Gable
Professor Emeritus, Oregon State University

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