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 Volume 6, Issue 8 (August 2019), Pages: 32-38


 Review Paper

 Title: A review of the methods in the evaluation of faculty performance

 Author(s): Fayez A. Al Fayez 1, Aly M. Ahmed 2, Hasem H. Darwish 2, Heba Y. El Khashab 3, Rim Bougatfa 4, Tamer M. Shawky 4, 5, Ahmed F. El Fouhil 2, 6, *


 1Department of Educational Administration, College of Education, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
 2Department of Anatomy, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
 3Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
 4Department of Basic Medical Sciences, Alfarabi College of Medicine, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
 5Department of Anatomy and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
 6Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

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Institutional constraints and increasing accountability continue in Colleges and Universities. In order to improve outputs, it is a necessity to establish faculty performance evaluation program in each institution. To provide adequate and unbiased evaluation programs, administrators must involve faculty members in the process of determining the evaluation's purpose, as well as its scope, sources of data, participants, and assessment of effectiveness. An assessment of the performance evaluation program helps to determine a program's effectiveness in promoting faculty development and productivity. Because there are many dimensions in pedagogical work, it is better to use multiple measures involving multiple sources for evaluation. Evidence or data can be collected from students, colleagues, and chairs, or from faculties on their own. Faculty evaluation programs need annual reviewing to see how they fit with institutional purposes of evaluation. 

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 Keywords: Faculty, Performance, Evaluation, Methods

 Article History: Received 21 March 2019, Received in revised form 4 June 2019, Accepted 5 June 2019


The authors extend their appreciation to the Deanship of Scientific Research at King Saud University for funding this work through the Research Project No. NFG-15-01-02.

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 Conflict of interest:  The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


 Al Fayez FA, Ahmed AM, and Darwish HH et al. (2019). A review of the methods in the evaluation of faculty performance. International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences, 6(8): 32-38

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