University-wide Evaluation of Teaching and Learning


Faculty Senate and Academic Affairs are collaborating to explore the development and utilization of a student evaluation of teaching and learning at BGSU that includes a set of common university questions and provides flexibility for colleges and departments to add specific questions.

Instrument Construction Work Group

Implementation Committee


PreparationSpring 2016
Instrument Construction
Fall 2016
Pilot IFall 2016
Pilot IISpring 2017
University-wide ImplementationFall 2017

Final Items for the Student Evaluation of Teaching and Learning at BGSU

Alignment with the Four Pillars of Student Success*

1The instructor clearly explains course objectives and requirements.Expectations
2The instructor sets high standards for learning.Expectations
3The instructor offers helpful feedback throughout the semesterFeedback/Assessment
4The instructor provides opportunities and/or information to help students succeed (for example, tutoring resources, office hours, mentoring, research projects, etc.)Support
5The instructor encourages student participation (for example, by inviting questions, having discussions, asking students to express their opinions, or other activities)Engagement
6The instructor creates an environment of respect.Engagement and Support

*See Provost's website ­ BGSU Student Success Ecosystem
(Based upon the framework of V. Tinto, Completing College: Rethinking Institutional Action)