Table 2. Evaluation Components for Assessment of Teaching for Promotion and Tenure

 

Scholarship 

Definition

Accomplishments Corresponding to the Assessment Score

Excellent

Innovative teacher; provides leadership in instructional

Development

Develop/revise courses, develop research projects for students (undergraduate and/or graduate), excellent student and peer perceptions, instructional creativity, actively participate in curricular revisions

Very Good

Innovative teacher

Develop/revise courses, good student and peer perceptions

Good

Meets obligations well

good student and peer perceptions

Fair

substandard teacher

Below average student and peer perceptions

Poor

substandard,

ineffective teacher

Below average student and peer perceptions, pattern of complaints