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Student Evaluation of Faculty Teaching

DATE OF LAST REVIEW:

September 2009



PURPOSE

Assure that students have the opportunity to anonymously evaluate faculty member’s teaching activities. Data resulting from the evaluation will be used to provide feedback to the faculty member and to offer one type of data for teaching quality evaluation.



POLICY

Each faculty member is required to obtain student evaluations for all organized courses taught in the fall and spring semesters using the standardized university form.




PROCEDURE

  1. A student (not the class TA) from each course or departmental staff member will monitor student evaluation of courses using material provided. The use of a staff member is strongly preferred.
  2. Evaluation forms are distributed to students and the completed forms returned to the department office by the student or staff member administering the evaluation.
  3. Comments from students should be compiled in a typed summary comment list for each class section. The lists will be combined into a packet for each faculty member.
  4. Evaluations are held in the department office until all are completed; then they are submitted to the computer center for scanning.
  5. When completed evaluation forms are returned to the department, they must be filed and stored for three years.
  6. When results from the course evaluation scan are ready, they can be downloaded and printed.
  7. Faculty members should be provided the numerical summaries for their classes and a copy of the comments.
  8. A copy of the evaluation packet (numerical summary and comments) should be kept in the faculty member’s file for at least six years.


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