Bias & Course Evaluations

Course Evaluations: Concerns with Gender and Racial Bias

Standardized student course evaluations play an important role in the review of faculty for merit raises, reappointment, tenure, and promotion.  While student end-of-year course evaluations can provide information about student perceptions about a course, research indicates that there is potential for gender and racial bias. 

If you are interested in better understanding the concerns of bias with courses evaluations, we encourage you to review the resources below.

Resources:

Course Evaluations: Concerns with Gender and Racial Bias (Google Doc)

Link to Archive of Research on Gender and Racial Bias with Course Evaluations (Google Drive Folder)