The Basic Course Instructor
The purpose of the study is to test the notion that students in the basic course who possess high levels of communication competence will perform better in and subsequently will be more satisfied with the course than their counterparts with low levels of competence. Results show no support for the initial hypothesis. Further analysis, however, showed that the level of instructor competence has a significant effect on student evaluation of instructors.
Wallace, Samuel P. and Morlan, Don B.
"Implications of Student and Instructor Involvement in the Basic Course,"
Basic Communication Course Annual: Vol. 1
, Article 13.
Available at: http://ecommons.udayton.edu/bcca/vol1/iss1/13