A National Survey of Faculty Development Evaluation Outcome Measures and Procedures

Katrina A. Meyer, Vicki S. Murrell


This article presents the results of a national study of 39 higher education institutions that collected information about their evaluation procedures and outcome measures for faculty development for online teaching conducted during 2011-2012. The survey results found that over 90% of institutions used measures of the faculty person’s assessment of satisfaction and usefulness of the training; student GPAs were used by only 30% of the institutions. As for how evaluations were conducted, online evaluations were used by 80% of institutions and focus groups were used by 21% of the institutions.


Faculty development, evaluation activities, outcome measures, types of evaluation

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24059/olj.v18i3.450