Pepperdine students express mixed feelings on the importance of course evaluations, but faculty say their feedback is crucial. The University considers evaluations when professors are up for tenure review or promotions, but aside from their technical value, many professors use student feedback to shape their syllabus and classroom experience.
Pepperdine kicked off Summer Session I classes June 7 with a majority of the classes being delivered in person. Many students returned to in-person classes for the first time since March 2020, and some are attending their first in-person college class.
Seaver College employs adjunct professors every semester for several reasons, one of which is to keep class sizes small. Even when classes are virtual, Seaver hires adjunct professors to eliminate large classes and teach specialty classes.
The Career Center, Navigate and LinkedIn Learning are resources Pepperdine students have access to that can help them across academic planning, professional development and achieving their career goals. These resources are all accessible online even as students remain off campus.
Whether they’ve taught at Pepperdine for five years or 25, students, faculty and the administration regularly assess professors’ skills in and outside of the classroom.
The university moved to online class the week of March 16. Students and professors discuss how the shift is affecting them.
While the Waves prepare for conference competition, Pepperdine Athletics made some coaching changes over the winter break.
Infograph on SEED diversity training program
Photo by Chad Jimenez Marissa Davis is the new director for the Student Success Center, a center where tutoring can be centralized for various departments as well as academic support to students. This new position is in charge of student success services such as coordinating tutoring services on campus, Kendra Killpatrick, associate dean for Seaver […]