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dc.contributor.authorCook, Steveen_UK
dc.contributor.authorWatson, Duncanen_UK
dc.contributor.authorWebb, Roberten_UK
dc.description.abstractNumerous studies have highlighted the significant role of Student Evaluations of Teaching (SETs) as a key metric for assessing teaching quality in Higher Education (HE). Building upon these insights, our study introduces an innovative four-tiered model, derived from diverse research, to examine the reliability of SETs. This model addresses biases associated with SETs, delving into both statistical anomalies and cognitive biases, with particular emphasis on often-overlooked hidden context and timing factors. We reveal that these biases can distort SET scores, leading to potentially inaccurate representations of both individual and comparative academic performances. The implications of our research are significant for those influencing HE policy-making and performance evaluation. We echo previous calls for a more expansive approach to teaching effectiveness, essential for genuine insight into teaching quality. By adopting this perspective, HE can design better-informed strategies, ensuring policies and practices reflect the diverse nature of teaching excellence.en_UK
dc.publisherElsevier BVen_UK
dc.relationCook S, Watson D & Webb R (2024) Performance evaluation in teaching: Dissecting student evaluations in higher education. <i>Studies in Educational Evaluation</i>, 81.
dc.rights© 2024 The Author(s). Published by Elsevier Ltd. This is an open access article under the CC BY license (
dc.titlePerformance evaluation in teaching: Dissecting student evaluations in higher educationen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.citation.jtitleStudies in Educational Evaluationen_UK
dc.type.statusVoR - Version of Recorden_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationSwansea Universityen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of East Angliaen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationAccounting & Financeen_UK
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rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Reviewen_UK
local.rioxx.authorCook, Steve|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorWatson, Duncan|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorWebb, Robert|en_UK
local.rioxx.projectInternal Project|University of Stirling|
local.rioxx.filenamePerformance evaluation in teaching_ Dissecting student evaluations in higher education.pdfen_UK
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