DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF STUDENT RATING OF TEACHER EFFECTIVENESS SYSTEM (A CASE STUDY OF NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY)
Teacher rating is one of the topics which require pertinent attention by our education regulatory system. As teachers are only being rated and promoter base on their education qualification and time put into the service. Students also have a clear pictures of these teachers as they have the first hand interaction with teachers.
1.1.0 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
Prior to this period, Teacher has only being assessed by the Education regulatory body and never have they considered the student assessment of the teachers. Most of these teachers put up a perfect front with good qualification but are most times unable to motivate or impact knowledge to this student. But this research work provides a basic student rating system capable of allowing various class students to rate his or her teacher and these rating are then compile and analyze by various regulatory body. It also aids proper storage and maintenance of Student documentation. Furthermore, it aids structured document representation and eliminates the tedium of performing monotonous rating system.
1.2.0 OBJECTIVES OF STUDY
This web based application provides the following benefits:
Fully automated student and teacher database system.
Online assessment form /window for rating different teachers.
Decreased processing time and form errors.
Display teachers records only to the student registered in The teachers class
Provides authentic, qualitative and comprehensive data on the teachers rating gotten form his / her assessments from student.
1.3.0 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
During the course of this research, interviews were conducted with various teachers of different disposition and staff of the ministry of Education as regards to the assessment scheme in place. Interview was also conducted with an ICT practitioner (programmer). Information was also gotten online and from major educational directory online.
1.4.0 SCOPE AND LIMITATION OF STUDY
The project is to create a web based application for student rating of teacher effectiveness systemin order to bring teachers online and eliminate the tedium of performing monotonous transactions. The scope covers the activities involved in the assessment scheme which will involce student ability to only rate his class teacher or subject teacher Limitation of this research work is that the system will online be available online and as such are inaccessible by student who don’t have access online.
DEFINITION OF TERMS
Teacher: A person who helps others to acquire knowledge, competences or values.
Rating: This refers to the evaluation or assessment of something, in terms of quality (as with a critic rating a novel), quantity (as with an athlete being rated by his or her statistics), or some combination of both.
System: A set of things working together as parts of a mechanism or an interconnecting network; a complex whole.
Effectiveness: the degree to which something is successful in producing a desired result; success.