Thursday, November 1, 2012

Three Steps to Better Course Evaluations

JULY 30, 2012   |   By: Mary Clement, EdD. in Faculty Focus

With each semester’s end comes the often-dreaded course evaluation process. Will the students be gentle and offer constructive criticism, or will their comments be harsh and punitive? What do students really want out of a course, anyway? A better time to think about course evaluations is at the beginning of the semester. At that point, an instructor can to be proactive in three areas that I have found lead to better course evaluations.