It’s That Time of Year for Course Evaluations

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As the college semester comes to a close before holiday break, students are beginning to receive many requests from professors and administration to complete online course evaluations via email, or paper course evaluations distributed during class time. These evaluations cover a wide rage of topics and are an effective tool for gathering feedback on student satisfaction with course structure and material, effective teaching methods of professors, or communication of administration.

Although these evaluations are not mandatory to complete, course evaluations give students a chance to openly voice their constructive suggestions, opinions, issues, and ideas. Course evaluation data serves many areas of educational institutions, and used for more than just improving a specific professor. Internal department chairs look at evaluation data to see how the department is doing as a whole and can compare professors to one another. Department chairs can also use evaluation data for preparing professor recommendations for promotions and tenure.

Are you looking for a more streamlined course evaluation solution? With Snap Survey Software, educational institutions can easily administer and collect data directly from students, and generate analysis and reports that can easily display areas of strength or areas that need continued improvement.

With multi-mode capability, course evaluations can be administered in the format that best suites the needs of the institution – online, mobile, paper (with scanning capability), or on a kiosk. Although traditionally done on paper, online course evaluations can easily be emailed to students, or presented right in the classroom on each students’ computer or tablet. Whatever mode an institution prefers, Snap Survey Software can deliver.

Snap Survey Software has the ability to generate comprehensive Smart Reports, which can be integrated into your course evaluation system in order to generate reports on an assortment of criterion and over time. With Contextual Reporting, a Smart Reporting feature of Snap Survey Software, easily generate lists of reports from the same evaluation which contain data relevant to and configured to individual professors, departments, schools, etc. Once set-up, the relevant reports can be run over and over again. It’s an easy and effective way to automate the management of multiple reports. This comes in especially handy with course evaluations.

Are you interested in a customized course evaluation solution for your institution? Seamlessly track evaluation data and continuously track progress over time. Contact us today to discuss your options.

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