At the University of Wisconsin, students anonymously rate their professors each semester on a scale of 1 (worst 20%) to 5 (best 20%). These numbers probably don't really mean all that much, but at least they are quantitative. Here are the numbers, for all the courses I've taught.
Alternatively, there is a "narrative evaluation form" that really encourages students to write about their course experiences.
*** The ECE narrative form asks the following question***
What do you think of your instructor's teaching this semester? (Feel free to discuss both positive and negative aspects of his/her teaching competence. Give reasons and examples to justify your opinion.)
Here are all the student comments from ECE332 in Fall 2006
Here are all the student comments from ECE401 in Fall 2006
I created the course ECE415: System Modeling and Identification., and made significant revisions to ECE401: Electroacoustic Engineering. More recently, Rick Johnson and I wrote a text for the telecommunications course ECE436. You can check them out if you're interested.
I also received the Gerald Holdridge Excellence in Teaching Award in 2005.
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