Research and Papers
Published Research Using IDEA
The following publications represent some recent research using IDEA and conducted outside of The IDEA Center.
Sonntag, M. E. (2008). An empirical test of the validity of student evaluations of teaching made on RateMyProfessors.com. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, July 2008.
Wright, F. X. (2008). From chalk to electrons—blended engineering education. American Society for Engineering Education Zone I Conference.
Walvoord, B. E. (2007). Teaching and learning in college introductory religion courses. Blackwell.
Klecker, B. M. (2007). The impact of formative feedback on student learning in an online classroom. Journal of Instructional Psychology, 34, 161-165.
Albano, L. D. (2006). Classroom assessment and redesign of an undergraduate steel design course: a case study. Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, 132, 306-311.
Mehta, S., & Kou, Z. (2005). Research in statics education—do active, collaborative, and project-based learning methods enhance student engagement, understanding, and passing rate? Proceedings of the 2005 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition.
Boser, R., & Stier, K. W. (2005). Implementation of program assessment in a technical department. Journal of Industrial Technology, 21, April 2005 through June 2005.
Emiliani, M. L. (2004). Improving business school courses by applying lean principles and practices. Quality Assurance in Education, 12, 175-187.
Frazee, J. (2003). Implementing a student feedback system: implications for pedagogical growth. Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2003.
Dissertations Using IDEA
Smith, G. V. (2011). Transformative learning in the adjunct faculty development process: The promotion of self-reflection (Doctoral dissertation). Argosy University, Phoenix, Arizona.
Hornbeak, J. L. (2009). Teaching methods and course characteristics related to college students’ desire to take a course (Doctoral dissertation). Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas.
Maffett, L. (2006). An evaluation of the effectiveness of the flight 3 mentor training program (Doctoral dissertation). Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida.
Lundquist, J. C. (2006). Discipline differences in student rating of college faculty (Masters thesis). Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas.
Billimek, T. E. (2004). A comparative study of faculty performance in public Texas community colleges granting tenure versus public Texas community colleges not granting tenure (Doctoral dissertation). Capella University, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Weir, J. A. (2004). Active Learning in Transportation Engineering Education (Doctoral dissertation). Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts.
King, J. M. (2000). Learner-centered teacher beliefs and student-perceived teaching effectiveness (Doctoral dissertation). University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.
Carson, R.D. (1999). Utilizing cognitive dissonance theory to improve student ratings of college faculty (Doctoral dissertation). Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.
Peter, R. M. (1998). An analysis of emotionally disturbed students’ perceptions of teacher effectiveness and implications for administrative evaluation (Doctoral dissertation). Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey.
Osborn, W. J. (1996). A study of the impact of clinical supervision on classroom teacher behaviors at one community college (Doctoral dissertation). University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas.
Famatid, C. D. (1995). Quality of teaching and academic achievement as measures of organizational effectiveness in the management of state tertiary institutions (Doctoral dissertation). West Visayas State University, La Paz, Iloilo City.
Mays, J.L. (1994). The relationship between organizational structure and the power of department chairs in community colleges (Doctoral dissertation). The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas.
Loftin, L. B. (1993). The role of quality instruction in persistence, attrition, and recruitment of college science/mathematics/engineering majors (Doctoral dissertation). University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Li, Y. (1993). A comparative study of Asian and American students’ perceptions of faculty teaching effectiveness at Ohio university (Doctoral dissertation). Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.
Sutliff, M. A. (1992). Comparison of the perceived teaching effectiveness of full-time faculty, graduate teaching assistants, coaches, and part-time faculty at selected universities in Tennessee (Doctoral dissertation). Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Beadle, M. E. (1988). A study of the relationships among instructional strategies based on the five stages of group development and instructional goals (Doctoral dissertation). Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas.
Jacobsen, R. H. (1988). The impact of faculty incentive grants on teaching effectiveness (Doctoral dissertation). Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Burbano, C. M. (1987). The effects of different forms of student ratings feedback on subsequent student ratings of part-time faculty (Doctoral dissertation). University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.
Pierce, S. T. (1986). A comparative analysis of part-time versus full-time community college faculty effectiveness (Doctoral dissertation). North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Gorsky, E. L. (1985). A comparative study of the perceived quality of off-campus graduate credit courses in education (Doctoral dissertation). Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas.
Brandenburg, M. (1985). Communicator style and its relationship to instructional effectiveness in collegiate business education (Doctoral dissertation). Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma.
Hirst, W. A. (1982). A study to identify effective classroom teaching competencies for community college faculty (Doctoral dissertation). Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas.
Rainey, P. E. (1981). Effects of intended usage and class performance level on students’ ratings of teachers in four-year, technology-oriented college curricula (Doctoral dissertation). Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.
Clegg, V.L. (1979). Teaching behaviors which stimulate student motivation to learn (Doctoral dissertation). Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas.
Zunder, P. M. (1977). The use of goal attainment and subjective utility in the evaluation of instruction (Doctoral dissertation).The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.
Robustelli, Jr., J. A. (1977). The effect of the perceived use of student appraisal data on the ratings given by students of faculty teaching performance (Doctoral dissertation). The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee.
McKee, B. G. (1977). The relationships between college students’ rating of instruction and their course-oriented attitudes (Doctoral dissertation). Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York.