For an overview of the updates to the IDEA instruments, please reference the attached IDEA Technical Reports.
IDEA Technical Report No. 18: Revisiting the IDEA Student Ratings of Instruction System will discuss the methods that were taken to update the IDEA instruments.
IDEA Technical Report No. 19: Analysis of IDEA Student Ratings of Instruction System 2015 Pilot Data will discuss the statistical analyses that were performed on the collected data. This report will describe the methods, results, and decision processes made when updating the IDEA instruments.