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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Board on Science Education
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Recognizing and Evaluating Science Teaching in Higher Education
 September 11-12, 2019

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Student ratings have long been used by many institutions of higher education as a primary form of summative evaluation of teaching. In recent years, studies have brought into question the validity of student ratings, highlighting the need for more effective evaluation methods that recognize and reward evidence-based teaching practices. To begin to frame the national conversation around the reform of teaching evaluation, the Roundtable on Systemic Change in Undergraduate STEM Education convened a 2-day workshop on September 11–12, 2019, to discuss issues around recognizing and evaluating science teaching in higher education. Participants included experts in the fields of teaching and learning, as well as faculty from a range of institutional types, engaged in evaluation reform.

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Ann E. Austin, Michigan State University
Christine Broussard, University of La Verne
Noah Finkelstein, University of Colorado Boulder
Andrea Greenhoot, University of Kansas
Mark Lee, Spelman College
Emily Miller, Association of American University Presses
Barbara Schaal, Washington University in St. Louis
Gabriela Weaver, University of Massachusetts at Amherst



 Meeting Resources

Agenda and Participant List

Flash Talk Presentations


Kerry Brenner, Study Director
Layne Scherer, Senior Program Officer
Tiffany Taylor, Program Officer
Leticia Garcilazo Green, Program

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