Understanding Why Evaluation Data is Made Available to Students

Audience: Faculty and Staff

This KB Article References: Course Evaluations (Faculty & Administrators)
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Last Updated: April 17, 2018

When the online system was being considered by faculty, conversations were conducted with student government and they told us that many students rely on public "rate-my-professor" websites to make course decisions and expressed instead the desire to see Stony Brook's instructor ratings to make informed course choices. Subsequently, the University Faculty Senate approved a motion to make course evaluation data available to students. 

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