Analysis of Questionnaires Applied in the Evaluation Process of Academicians in Higher Education Institutes


KALAYCI ATAY N. , Cimen O.

KURAM VE UYGULAMADA EGITIM BILIMLERI, vol.12, no.2, pp.838-843, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Title of Journal : KURAM VE UYGULAMADA EGITIM BILIMLERI
  • Page Numbers: pp.838-843

Abstract

The aim of this study is to examine the questionnaires used to evaluate teaching performance m higher education institutes and called 'Instructor and Course Evaluation Questionnaires [ICEQ**]' in terms of questionnaire preparation techniques and components of curriculum, Obtaining at Least ore ICEQ belonging to any state and private universities in Turkey is the universe of the study, The sample of the study is 35 ICEQs from 32 universities ties in this study, Qualitative research methods are used and one of the data collection methods, document analysis method is applied and the documents/data are decoded by Content Analysis Method The items of the questionnaires are analyzed in terms of curriculum components and questionnaire preparing techniques. The findings of the study indicate that the items included in the questionnaire are related mostly to the teaching-learning processes component of a curriculum, 52 de of aft the questionnaires items are determined as related to benefits obtained from the courses by students and it is found out that 21%of the items are not appropriate for the criteria of preparing questionnaires That the analyzed ICEQs are prepared is. accordance with curriculum and questionnaire preparing techniques is vital because it contributes to validity and reliability of questionnaires, A qualified evaluation can be reached via findings obtained from reliable and valid data collection tools, It is a necessity to collect data through reliable and valid tools tor summative and formative evaluations conducted for instructors and courses in higher education institutions.