Previous research has shown that many student, teacher, and course characteristics are related to set scores. However, the relationship between students’ perceptions of (the value of) of set procedures and their set scores has not yet been studied. At the university of antwerp (belgium), 974 students from 6 different academic disciplines completed both a set form and an adapted version of the students’ perceptions of a teaching evaluation process questionnaire (surrat & desselle, 2007). Structural equation modelling was used to examine the relationships between students’ perceptions of a set procedure and their set scores. The analysis revealed a statistically significant positive relationship (0.20) between a latent construct measuring the perceived value of set and set scores, as derived from a global factor measuring general teaching competency. Students who valued set procedures tended to provide higher set scores. It is important to recognize that based on their conceptions of their role as evaluators of university professors, students might differ in their perceptions of teaching competence.
- Student evaluation of teaching
- Students' perceptions
- Teacher evaluation
- Higher education
- Structural equation modelling