Art by Vivian Hsia Transparency Item: The Perspectives section of the Graphic is comprised of articles based on opinion. This is the opinion and perspective of the writer.Course evaluations are Pepperdine University's way to show commitment to excellence in teaching and learning and to receive feedback through anonymous online evaluations, according to the Pepperdine … [Read more...] about Opinion: Banning Extra Credit for Course Evaluations is a Mistake
Art by Vivian Hsia Transparency Item: The Perspectives section of the Graphic is comprised of articles based on opinion. This is the opinion and perspective of the writer. Student evaluations of courses are a worthwhile use of time. They have clear benefits for personal reflection, professors' teaching development, future student satisfaction and the Pepperdine … [Read more...] about Opinion: Filling Out Course Evaluations is Still Worthwhile Even Without Extra Credit
Sophomore Sarai Flores fills out a mid-semester course evaluation from one of her professors in October. Many Pepperdine instructors provide their own evaluations over the course of the semester to collect feedback from students. Photos by Carolyn Kimball Students are reportedly split on whether their input matters in course evaluations, leading some to give emotionally … [Read more...] about Students Share Mixed Responses to Course Evaluations
Art by Gabby DiGiovanni At Pepperdine, professors regularly receive constructive criticism concerning their teaching abilities, whether it's from peers, superiors, students or themselves. At a time when classes are taught exclusively online, professors still seek the input of students and peers to achieve learning outcomes. Seaver College assesses professors based on … [Read more...] about Pepp Professors Face Continuous Evaluation
Graphics and Photos by Ella GonzalezAs students transition into the spring semester, they sometimes arrive with a little inside information about professors and the courses they are taking. Selecting course with the help of the website Rate My Professors has become a common resource for Pepperdine students.Rate My Professors started in 1999, boasting use by more than four … [Read more...] about Does RateMyProfessors.com Fairly Rate Pepperdine professors?