(11) Teacher Evaluation Program Based on Students’ Ratings: The Effects of Students’ Grades

Guillermo F. Mascaro
University of Florida

Enrique Alba
University of Florida

Abstract: This investigation tested the effects of exam grades received by students on the students’ evaluations of their professors. In accord with predictions based on reinforcement and on adaptation-level theory, it was found that changes In evaluative ratings given by students to a teacher were significantly related to the students’ “obtained grades” and to the students’ “relative grades” (i.e., ratio of obtained grade to expected grade).

Citation: Mascaro, G. F., & Alba, E. (1971). Teacher evaluation program based on students’ ratings: the effects of students’ grades. Florida Journal of Educational Research, 13(1), 116-118.

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