Online Student Evaluation of Teaching for Distance Education: A Perfect Match?

February 16, 2005

Because traditional methods have proven insufficient in addressing the breadth of instructional delivery and course design methods, the university began a pilot project supporting online evaluation for distance education courses in spring 2003. This paper outlines the issues considered and challenges faced in the search to employ reliable and valid online student evaluation for distance education courses, to maximize the benefits associated with electronic data gathering and reporting, and to meet the organizational and logistical challenges inherent in such an endeavor.

The Journal of Educators Online, Volume 2, Number 1, January 2005

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