Research and Papers
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. IDEA Papers are a national forum for the publication of peer-reviewed articles pertaining to the general areas of teaching and learning, faculty evaluation, curriculum design, assessment, and administration in higher education. If you are looking for additional resources to support improved teaching and student learning, look at our POD-IDEA Notes on Instruction and our POD-IDEA Notes on Learning . If you are looking for additional research on IDEA, look at our external publications .
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.