These succinct papers were written in collaboration with the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD) . As a resource to support teaching improvement, each is useful to anyone wanting to address specific ways to employ different teaching methods – each of which is utilized in the IDEA Student Ratings of Instruction .
These succinct papers were written in collaboration with the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD). As a resource to support improved student learning , each is useful to anyone wanting to address specific ways to facilitate learning on the following twelve objectives -- which are central to the IDEA Student Ratings of Instruction System.
The IDEA Paper series, begun in 1979, is one of IDEA’s most recognizable resources. Topics cover the general areas of teaching and learning, faculty evaluation, curriculum design, and assessment. Many of the following can be viewed as PDFs by simply clicking on the title. Those unavailable online can be ordered from IDEA by sending an e-mail to info@IDEAedu.org .
IDEA Editorial Notes are opinion pieces written by senior staff that reflect the views of The IDEA Center.
Research Notes are very brief summaries of specific findings that emerge from our research on the IDEA Student Ratings of Instruction system. If you have any questions about any of these notes, please contact The IDEA Center .
The revised IDEA form was first administered in the fall of 1998. The IDEA Center's research staff has conducted a variety of studies since that time. These have sought to advance our understanding of teaching and learning and improve the use and interpretation of information provided to IDEA users. Research reports have been written that discuss the results of our work. If you have any questions about any of these reports, please contact the IDEA Center .
The IDEA Technical Reports summarize research conducted on IDEA products. They may be downloaded and viewed online or you can contact IDEA to purchase a copy.