just learned that, instead of canceling course evaluations, the humanities faculty (where I do part of my teaching) is asking students this.

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the same humanities faculty that is forcing online proctoring on students

i've now been told the results will be taken with a grain of salt, but then why even bother?

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i guess this is what happens when the university decides to "see like a market" (kieranhealy.org/publications/s)

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@jboy Whether the students are happy and learning something is hopefully also important to us without the market forcing us to. 🙂

(The survey should naturally be informative.)

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That's not what a surveys like this measures at a time like this though. Everybody knows it'll generate garbage data. This is just the data imperative playing itself out.

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