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Online College Students Give Instructors Better Marks If They Think Instructors Are Men

from redOrbit

A new study shows that college students in online courses give better evaluations to instructors they think are men — even when the instructor is actually a woman. "The ratings that students give instructors are really important, because they’re used to guide higher education decisions related to hiring, promotions and tenure," says Lillian MacNell, lead author of a paper on the work and a Ph.D. student in sociology at NC State. "And if the results of these evaluations are inherently biased against women, we need to find ways to address that problem." more


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