Teaching | The Fashion School Handbook | Kent State University

Teaching

The mission of the Fashion School is “To inspire students to become creative and resourceful fashion leader.” Criteria for the evaluation of the teaching can include development and revision of courses, peer evaluations of teaching performance, student feedback, and other relevant documentation. 

Scholarship Rating

Definition

Typical Activities Corresponding to the Assessment

Excellent

(5)

Innovative teacher; provides leadership in instructional development and maintains high achievement on course evaluation and peer reviews

Actively participates in curricular development/revisions.

Demonstrates evidences excellent student evaluations and peer review. Demonstrates instructional creativity and effort. Establishes excellent record of graduate and/or undergraduate students in research and/or creative scholarship.  Receives recognition of educational impact by peers in the institution and profession.

Very Good

(4)

Innovative teacher; maintains very good course evaluations and peer reviews

Develops/revises curriculum, establishes good student evaluations and peer review. Demonstrate good record of fostering graduate and/or undergraduate students in research and/or creative scholarship.

Average

(3)

Effective teacher; maintains good course evaluations and peer reviews

Develops/revises curriculum, establishes mixed (moderate to good) student evaluations and peer review.

Develops moderate level of fostering graduate and undergraduate research projects and/or creative activity.

Fair

(2)

Substandard teacher; meets minimal expectations; below average course evaluations and peer reviews

Establishes below-average student evaluations and peer review; has limited supervision of student research, limited participation in curriculum development and/or revision.

Poor

(1)

Substandard, ineffective teacher; unacceptable course evaluations and peer reviews

Establishes below-average student and peer perceptions, Receives as a pattern of complaints Have not engaged in curriculum development or research supervision