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Evaluating Teaching

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Reflecting on teaching takes many forms and is strengthened by different perspectives and lines of evidence. Learner feedback is very important, yet just one source of such evidence. In this section, you can learn more about the many ways to evaluate teaching:

Each source of data provides a partial perspective and has certain limitations.

Fairness, practicality, and the active participation of instructors must also be considerations in evaluating the learning experience and the quality of instruction. See our Principles and Practices for further discussion.

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Key dates for end-term feedback

Check the dates for end-term feedback for the academic year.

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Frequently asked questions

Get answers to some common questions.