WSU Course Evaluation Guides and Tips
Student feedback can provide valuable insight about the student experience that contributes to effective teaching and learning. The guides and tip sheets below have been created by ATL staff to assist WSU faculty with key issues related to course evaluations (course feedback forms).
- Making Sense of Course Evaluations or Midterm Feedback: Guidelines for Instructors [PDF]
- Glossary-Quick Review of Statistics for Interpreting Course Feedback Results [PDF]
- Preparing Students to take Course Evaluations–Tips for Faculty [PDF]
- Slides: General Promotion & Orientation for Using eXplorance Blue [PPT] — can be used to promote course evaluations and walks students through the access to complete evaluations during a class period
For questions about eXplorance Blue or technical support, see the Blue Help Page.
Benton, S. & Cashin, W. (2012). Student Ratings of Teaching: A Summary of Research and Literature. IDEA Center.
Skowronek, J., Frieson, B. & Masonjones, H. (2011). Developing a Statistically Valid and Practically Useful Student Evaluation Instrument. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.