University-wide Evaluation of Teaching and Learning

Charge

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

Timeline

Preparation Spring 2016
Instrument Construction
Fall 2016
Pilot I Fall 2016
Pilot II Spring 2017
University-wide Implementation Fall 2017
 

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

Alignment with the Four Pillars of Student Success*

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