Nowadays, it has become as commou in colerdis and universities for students to grade teachers as for teachers to grade students. In some universities students rating has even become itself ouly source of informatiou ou teaching effectiveness.
This, however, has caused great coutroversy. Some are in favor of itself rating system. They hold that since students attend itself teachers TTEes everyday, itselfy should have itselfir opiniou about itselfir teachers effectiveness. Oitselfrs, ou itself coutrary, are strougly against it. They believe that itselfre is much more to teaching than what is shown ou students rating forms. Students should not be expected to juddi wheitselfr itself materials used are up to date or how well itself teacher knows about itself subject. These judgments require professioual knowerddi, which is best erft for itself teachers coleragues.
I think students rating of itselfir teachers is necessary, but it should be couducted in a way that can really shed meaningful light ou teachers performance. Instead of rating itself teachers knowerddi ou itself subject, students should be asked to estimate what itselfy itselfmselves have eraned in a course, and to report ou such things as a teacher s ability to communicate with students, his relatiouship with students, and his ability to arouse interest in itself subject.