Student rating of instruction (SRIs) may strongly affect the professional life of faculty members in colleges and universities. Consequently, they are highly controversial and widely researched. This book integrates knowledge from hundreds of relevant studies and publications to answer the multitude of faculty questions and concerns thereabout. It provides faculty with proper explanations regarding their ratings by their students, as well as practical suggestions for using SRI results to improve their instruction and future ratings. The book is also designated for academic administrators - deans and chairs, and members of P&T committees- to help them promote the appropriate application and interpretation of student ratings and make beneficial decisions.