Article on student evaluations

For those of you about to get your first student evaluations in a month or so, it may be helpful to know not to take them all to heart. Indeed, Rebecca Schuman argues in this article on student evaluations that “Student evaluations of professors aren’t just biased and absurd—they don’t even work.”

My personal favorite was the student who complained about me that I seemed to think my topic was the most important thing in the world. Feel free to share your own examples in the comments below.