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International Journal of Information Engineering and Electronic Business(IJIEEB)

ISSN: 2074-9023 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9031 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJIEEB Vol.5, No.4, Oct. 2013

Instructor’s Performance:A Proposed Model for Online Evaluation

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Author(s)

Salah Alkhafaji,B. Sriram

Index Terms

Instructor Evaluation System;Teaching Performance Evaluation System; Student – Teacher Evaluation;Quality Assurance System;Higher Education Institutions

Abstract

Currently due to high awareness and quality audits, the higher education institutions have made to keep a track on various performances of the institutions. One such most important activity that has to be analyzed and evaluated is Instructor’s classroom performance. As the students are the main stakeholders of the educational process, their concerns over the instructor, teaching pedagogies and methodologies, assessment techniques need to be collected and analyzed for achieving the institution’s goals and objectives. The students shall give their opinions related to the various performance indicators of instructor.In general, the higher education institutions use various techniques to evaluate instructor’s performance in the classroom from the students. The latest technological developments help in data collection using web technologies. Online system with required questionnaire and attributes will help the higher education institutions in easy data collection. Apart from that the students shall give their opinions without any fear from any place and at any time. In this paper, we have identified the major factors and users of an instructor online evaluation system. Also, we have proposed a model for such system with subsystem interface, entity relationship diagram and context diagram.

Cite This Paper

Salah Alkhafaji, B. Sriram,"Instructor’s Performance:A Proposed Model for Online Evaluation", IJIEEB, vol.5, no.4, pp.34-40, 2013. DOI: 10.5815/ijieeb.2013.04.05

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