Teaching Excellence Seminar:
Getting Good Student Teaching Evaluations
Faculty Director, Center for Teaching Excellence, University of South Carolina
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of South Carolina
September 2 , 2008
The best way to get good teaching evaluations from students is to be a good teacher. Good teaching involves both content mastery and interpersonal rapport. Veteran faculty share strategies for maintaining rigor in course content in such a way that the students are educated as well as engaged.
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About the Presenter
Jed Lyons is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and the Faculty Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence. His research on materials science and on engineering education has generated more than $6M in funding and been disseminated by over 50 articles and 70 presentations. His honors include the receipt of the Joseph M. Bedenbach Distinguished Service award (2006), Samuel Litman Distinguished Professor Award (2004), and Michael J. Mungo Teaching Award (2003). His passion is developing active learning experiences for learners of all ages.