A systematic analysis of quality of teaching surveys

Martin Davies, Joe Hirschberg, Jenny Lye, Carol Johnston

Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education | ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2010


All tertiary institutions in Australia use the same Course Experience Questionnaire (CEQ); however, for the internal evaluation of teaching they use their own surveys. This paper performs an analysis of the internal Quality of Teaching Surveys (QTS) used in Australian universities. We classify the questions within the QTS surveys. This classification is used to explore how different universities' surveys are similar to each other. We find that some universities use a QTS that is quite distinct from other universities. We also investigate whether there is a particular pattern to the types of questions used in the surveys. We find that there are some question types that are employed widely in ..

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