Using Multidimensional Scaling to Describe Teacher Performance.
NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA
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The appropriateness of a multidimensional scaling technique MDS in attempting to quantify students perceptions of teacher performance is investigated in the following study. Data collected on an interactive computer survey and from Student Opinion Forms SOFs are used to determine if satisfactory linear relationships for teacher performance exist. Multiple linear regression and factor analysis attempt to identify what appear to be the most important characteristics in instructor performance according to the perceptions of a control group. Spatial plots are created reflecting these perceptions. Keywords Multidimensional Scaling MDS Student Opinion Form SOF Multiple Linear Regression Factor Analysis Cluster Analysis KYST Computer Program. Author.
- Personnel Management and Labor Relations