Course Evaluation Items

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University-Wide Items 

Below are the all-University items for the online course evaluations. The scale is 0-4, with higher numbers being better. For more information on the process, please visit the Provost Course Evaluation Page.

Classroom Climate

  • My instructor welcomed students' questions.
  • My instructor offered opportunities for active participation to understand course content.
  • My instructor demonstrated concern for student learning.

Student Learning

  • In this course I learned to analyze complex problems or think about complex issues.
  • My appreciation for this topic has increased as a result of this course.
  • I have gained an understanding of this course material.

College of Arts and Science Items 

  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the course?
  • What would you change to improve the course?
  • The course was well organized.
  • The instructor presents content clearly and understandably.
  • The graded work tests the course content.
  • The course was intellectually challenging.
  • Upon reflection, this instructor is an effective teacher.

College of Engineering and Computing Items

  • The average number of hours per week that I spent on this course outside of class...
  • The professor effectively communicated and applied expectations, course objectives and methods of evaluation.
  • The professor employed effective tools for learning (e.g., homework, lab activities, textbook, projects, active-learning exercises, etc.).
  • The professor effectively explained, modeled, and/or critiqued theories, concepts, and applications. 
  • The professor showed respect for students and treated all fairly and consistently.
  • Overall, I would rate this professor's teaching effectiveness as excellent.
  • Please describe the strengths of this course.
  • Please describe the strengths of the professor that facilitated your learning.
  • Please give suggestions for changes that could be made to the course or methods of instruction that would improve your learning.
  • Other comments.

Farmer School of Business Items

  • I took responsibility for helping to make this course a positive learning experience.
  • I attended class.
  • I prepared for class.
  • When I attended class, I was actively engaged.
  • I stayed up-to-date in the course work.
  • I sought help when I needed it.
  • The instructor held students to high academic standards.
  • The instructor effectively challenged me to think and to learn.
  • The instructor was well prepared.
  • Examinations and/or other graded components covered course concepts in a challenging manner.
  • The instructor showed enthusiasm for the subject.
  • I felt free to ask questions and to make comments in class.
  • The instructor dealt with questions and comments effectively.
  • The instructor was generally available during office hours (Answer N/A if you did not use office hours).
  • Which aspects of this course/instructor led to a valuable learning experience?
  • Which aspects of this course/instructor need to be improved to increase the value of the learning experience?
  • Please write any additional comments or suggestions.
  • Major?
  • Classification?
  • Course required for minor?
  • Expected Course Grade?
  • What is your overall rating of the instructor?

College of Education, Health, & Society Items

  • Which aspects of this course/instructor led to a valuable learning experience?
  • Which aspects of this course/instructor need to be improved to increase the value of the learning experience?
  • Other comments regarding the instructor and/or the course.
  • I rate my instructor's teaching as effective.

College of Creative Arts Items

  • The objectives, expectations, requirements, and content of this course were clearly stated.
  • The professor was interested in and enthusiastic about the subject.
  • This professor used class time in an effective manner.
  • The grading system was clearly explained and consistent with the objectives of the course.
  • The professor was available outside of class during scheduled times.
  • Students in the course were free to comment, ask questions, and express ideas.
  • The professor provided an inclusive and respectful learning environment.
  • This course has challenged me to think.
  • Overall, the professor effectively facilitated learning.
  • Overall, I would rate my own effort in this course as superior.
  • Please comment about any of the preceding questions and/or suggestions for the improvement of this course. 

College of Liberal Arts & Applied Science Items

  • What is your overall rating of the instructor?
  • What is your overall rating of your learning in the course?
  • Which aspects of this course/instructor led to a valuable learning experience?
  • Which aspects of this course/instructor need to be improved to increase the value of the learning experience?
  • Please write any additional comments or suggestions.
  • The material covered in this course will help further my career and/or life goals.
  • The instructor employed effective tools for learning (e.g., lab activities, homework, projects, in-class and on-line activities, etc.).

John E. Dolibois European Center Items

Evaluations for the Luxembourg Campus use the questions for the different divisions in which courses are accredited.