Muhammad Zaman Featured in New York Times Article on Student Evaluations of Professors
Muhammad Zaman was featured in a New York Times article titled, Feedback From Students Becomes a Campus Staple, but Some Go Further.
A lot of college teaching is not very good, and everybody knows it,’ he said. ‘Having student evaluations at the end of the course doesn’t do anything to help it get better, and the person who does the evaluation can never benefit. To me it just seems intuitive to ask for ratings all along
Zaman is director of Laboratory of Engineering Education and Development and Innovative Engineering Education Faculty Fellow and Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Boston University. He is a nonresident fellow at the Center for Global Health & Development.