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What exactly do student evaluations measure?

Philip Stark, professor of statistics | October 21, 2013

“If you can’t prove what you want to prove, demonstrate something else and pretend that they are the same thing. In the daze that follows the collision of statistics with the human mind, hardly anybody will notice the difference.” -D. Huff (1954) To a great extent, this is what the academy does with student evaluations … Continue reading »