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Midcourse Evaluation

We facilitate a comprehensive process to support instructors in collecting student data for documenting teaching effectiveness. This process includes online resources, seminars, and consultations and has been highly rated and recommended by instructors.

Process for Enacting High-Quality Midcourse Evaluation in Courses

The CTE is committed to supporting instructors in delivering high-quality learning experiences for students and continuously improving their practice. We are also committed to supporting the University requirement for instructors to provide multiple measures of teaching effectiveness as outlined in the MU Policy Manual.

We facilitate a comprehensive process to support instructors in collecting student data for documenting teaching effectiveness. This process includes online resources, seminars, and consultations and has been highly rated and recommended by instructors.

We support the Process for Enacting High-Quality Midcourse Evaluation Courses with the resources, programs, and services described below.

Explore Online Resources for Midcourse Evaluation

Our Online Resources page includes the purposes, instructor considerations, and process recommendations for midcourse evaluations.

For the most popular self-administered midcourse evaluation methods, see the last three columns on the Top 3 Midcourse Evaluation Tools on our Tools page.

Learn More and Collect Data - Seminars to Support Instructor Implementation of Midcourse Evaluation

The CTE is offering 3 seminars early each semester to support instructors in choosing and implementing a midcourse evaluation tool to serve their needs. See the CTE Calendar to sign up for one or more of these seminars:

  • Using Midterm Feedback for Instructional Improvement
    • January 24, 10:00-11:00 am (face-to-face)
    • January 25, 3:00-4:00 pm (face-to-face)
  • Using the Bare Bones Questioning Technique for Midcourse Evaluation
    • January 31, 2:00-2:45 pm (face-to-face)
    • February 3, 10:00-10:45 am (face-to-face)
  • Using the Student Assessment of Their Learning Gains for Midcourse Evaluation
    • February 6, 10:00-11:00 am (face-to-face)
    • February 7, 2:00-3:00 pm (face-to-face)
Midcourse evaluation tools are available for you on the Online Resources page.

Reflect on Consultations with CTE Faculty Teaching Associates

Following the implementation of their midcourse evaluation, instructors are encouraged to request a consultation with a CTE Faculty Teaching Associate. Guided by the consultant, the instructor will discuss and interpret results and create a plan for an instructional response. All consultations are confidential.

Document Your Midcourse Evaluation

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