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Online Course and Instructor Ratings


The Evaluation System allows an instructor to give is a tool that runs under Sakai version 2.2 or higher. The Evaluation System is used to conduct formative and summative (end of term) evaluations to students in their courses and review the results. The system contacts students to notify them of upcoming evaluations automaticallyAn evaluation consists of a series of scaled and/or free text questions, which is delivered to students over a fixed time period.

The evaluation system allows colleges, departments, and instructors to add manage their own items (questions) to the body of questions which are part of the combined end of term evaluation. This allows colleges and can choose whether they want to use it or some alternative campus system. Colleges and departments can use the evaluation system to give formative evaluations to their students only.departments within a larger institution to collect targeted information from their students, while preserving a consistent set of questions used through the institution.

Evaluation results can easily be reviewed within a single course, across colleges or departments, or across the entire university. Results can be reviewed for a single evaluation covering a short time period, or can be displayed for a series of evaluations conducted across a larger time period.

The evaluation system contacts students to notify them of upcoming evaluations automatically, and to remind students to complete an ongoing evaluation. The notification scheme is intended to increase the response rate.

More information about the work being done is available at Evaluation Status. Check out the System Development Info and Links below for more information.

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