THE INTERNET AS A TOOL FOR IMPROVING THE STUDENT EVALUATION OF TEACHING

L. Mediero, F. J. Martín-Carrasco, A. Sánchez

Abstract

This paper describes a methodology to assess the quality of teaching using a web based tool, which has been developed and implemented in the School of Civil Engineers of the Technical University of Madrid (UPM). The software has been developed using a combination of tools freely available and widely used. Students use the Internet to fill out and send the questionnaires. Each questionnaire has three items: subjects, teachers and general comments. The system guarantees the student answers anonymity. It also assures each student can only evaluate those courses and teachers for which they are enrolled and can only evaluate them once. The evaluation results have been divulgated by a process where teachers and students right to know the results and personal data protection right have been joined. The methodology was implemented four years ago. By now there is enough evidence to verify that results have been very successful.

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Mediero L., J. Martín-Carrasco F. and Sánchez A. (2010). THE INTERNET AS A TOOL FOR IMPROVING THE STUDENT EVALUATION OF TEACHING . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-674-024-5, pages 412-419. DOI: 10.5220/0002780904120419


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@conference{csedu10,
author={L. Mediero and F. J. Martín-Carrasco and A. Sánchez},
title={THE INTERNET AS A TOOL FOR IMPROVING THE STUDENT EVALUATION OF TEACHING },
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,},
year={2010},
pages={412-419},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002780904120419},
isbn={978-989-674-024-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,
TI - THE INTERNET AS A TOOL FOR IMPROVING THE STUDENT EVALUATION OF TEACHING
SN - 978-989-674-024-5
AU - Mediero L.
AU - J. Martín-Carrasco F.
AU - Sánchez A.
PY - 2010
SP - 412
EP - 419
DO - 10.5220/0002780904120419