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Frontiers in Sport Research, 2019, 1(1); doi: 10.25236/FSST.080106.

Application of Principal Component Analysis in Teaching Evaluation


Meng Yi

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Meng Yi

Business School/Lingnan Normal University, Zhanjiang 524048, China


Principal components analysis (PCA) is a multivariate data analysis technique whose main purpose is to reduce the dimension of the observations and thus simplify the analysis and interpretation of data, as well as facilitate the construction of predictive models. In this paper, principal component analysis is used to analyze the indicators of teachers’ teaching ability, calculate the scores of each teacher in each principal component and comprehensive scores by using SPSS. It realizes the comprehensive ranking of teachers’ teaching evaluation, thus providing quantitative basis for each link of teachers’  teaching evaluation.


Pri​ncipal Component; Eigen Values; Variance; Factor Matrix; Teaching Evaluation

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Meng Yi, Application of Principal Component Analysis in Teaching Evaluation. Frontiers in Sport Research (2019) Vol. 1: 34-42. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSST.080106.


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