Understanding Faculty Reluctance to Assess Teaching and Learning

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This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Assessment, Evaluation Apprehension, and Social Psychology

  • Evaluation Apprehension as Faculty Response to Assessment

  • Faculty Freedom Threatened? Psychological Reactance and Establishing Assessment Practices

  • Constructive Persuasion: Maintaining Faculty Autonomy while Opening Minds to Assessment

  • A Social Psychology of Assessment

  • Acknowledgments

  • References