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Table 2 List of survey instruments related to faculty use of EBIPs including measures of faculty teaching practices, beliefs, and institutional climate; barriers; and supports to using EBIPs. (Note: list is not intended to be exhaustive but to demonstrate what is being done in these areas)

From: The STEM Faculty Instructional Barriers and Identity Survey (FIBIS): development and exploratory results

  Instrument Foci
Measures of teaching practices and/or beliefs
Walter et al., 2016 Postsecondary Instructional Practices Survey (PIPS) Examines faculty teaching in the areas of instructor-student, student-student, and student-content interactions along with formative and summative assessment use where faculty rated how descriptive of their teaching each statement was. Includes open ended question about what they would change about their department to better support teaching; non-evaluative
Wieman & Gilbert, 2014 Teaching Practices Inventory (TPI) Inventory of teaching practices used by faculty teaching science and math courses
Trigwell & Prosser, 2004 Approaches to Teaching Inventory (ATI) Series of statements about classroom practices, pedagogical beliefs, and attitudes of faculty who teach undergraduate engineering, math, and science courses in higher ed
CPRIU, 2012; IU Bloomington Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE) Measures instructional staff’s expectations for student engagement in empirically-tested educational practices. Examines aspects such as how often effective teaching strategies are used, how often students are encouraged to collaborate, value placed on learning and development, and how they organize their time
Marbach-Ad et al., 2012 Survey of Teaching Beliefs and Practices (STEP) Examines instructor educational goals, practices, and perceived challenges in balancing competing responsibilities
Hurtado et al., 2012 Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) Faculty Survey Examines experiences, attitudes, satisfaction, and teaching practices of chem and bio faculty, GTAs, and undergrads; designed for professional development (PD) program evaluation
Froyd et al., 2013 Survey instrument based on Henderson’s 2009 physics survey Examines engineering faculty’s awareness and use of selected Research-Based Instructional Strategies (RBIS)s and what concerns they had about using RBISs
Lund & Stains, 2015 “Online Survey” based on various prior instruments Survey is a mix of previous instruments plus literature-based questions examining instructor awareness and adoption of EBIPs, communication channels, attitudes and beliefs about teaching, and contextual factors affecting faculty decision-making
Henderson & Dancy, 2009 Henderson & Dancy
Physics Faculty Survey
Examines teaching practices of physics faculty teaching intro physics courses
Borrego et al., 2013 Borrego Engineering
Faculty Survey (BEFS)
Examines engineering faculty teaching engineering science courses; looks at their use of research-based instructional practices
Macdonald et al., 2005 On the Cutting Edge
Survey (OCES)
Examines teaching practices of geoscience faculty who are teaching undergraduate geoscience courses
Zieffler et al., 2012 Statistics Teaching
Inventory (STI)
Designed to assess the practices used by and beliefs of instructors of intro statistics courses
Walczyk & Ramsey, 2003 Survey of Instruction and Assessment Strategies (SIAS) Assesses the use of learner-centered instructional methods among science and math faculty
Durham, Knight, & Couch, 2017 Measurement Instrument for Scientific Teaching (MIST) Measures frequencies of EBIPs used by instructors in undergraduate science courses
National Center for Educational Statistics, 2004 National Study of Postsecondary Faculty (NSOPF) Measures faculty academic and professional background, sociodemographic characteristics, and employment characteristics such as institutional responsibilities and workload, job satisfaction, and compensation. Includes a section on attitudes and changes in teaching practice
Measures of institutional climate or barriers to using EBIPs
Shell, 2001 Perceived Barriers to Teaching for Critical Thinking Examines barriers to nursing faculty using teaching methods that help develop critical thinking in students
Walter et al., 2014 Survey of climate for instructional improvement (SCII) Measures 7 organizational climate components: rewards, resources, PD, collegiality, academic freedom and autonomy, leadership, and shared perceptions about students and teaching
Bathgate et al., 2019 Online Survey Measures the existence (yes or no) of 30 paired supports and barriers to faculty implementing EBIPs