ANALYSING COURSE EVALUATIONS AND EXAM GRADES AND THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN THEM

Bjarne Kjær Ersbøll

Abstract

Course evaluation data from courses at higher education is often given by students. Commonly the evaluations are given as questionnaires with discrete answers on a Likert scale. At the Technical University of Denmark this is done on a constant basis. However, the data is not used optimally. The standard way of displaying these data is as a histogram or frequency table of each question separately. The paper discusses various ways of enhancing the amount of information, which can be extracted. We consider factor analyses for grouping of the questions and regression analyses in order to relate questionnaire data to student outcome in the form of exam grades.

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Ersbøll B. (2010). ANALYSING COURSE EVALUATIONS AND EXAM GRADES AND THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN THEM . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-674-023-8, pages 313-318. DOI: 10.5220/0002801703130318


in Bibtex Style

@conference{csedu10,
author={Bjarne Kjær Ersbøll},
title={ANALYSING COURSE EVALUATIONS AND EXAM GRADES AND THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN THEM},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,},
year={2010},
pages={313-318},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002801703130318},
isbn={978-989-674-023-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,
TI - ANALYSING COURSE EVALUATIONS AND EXAM GRADES AND THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN THEM
SN - 978-989-674-023-8
AU - Ersbøll B.
PY - 2010
SP - 313
EP - 318
DO - 10.5220/0002801703130318