Research-Based Course Evaluation Tools Workshop

November 5, 2020 - 7:45am to November 6, 2020 - 11:00am

Workshop will be conducted via Zoom. The Zoom link will be sent to participants when the event draws closer.

Nov
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When: Nov 5, 2020 - Nov 6, 2020, 7:45AM - 11:00AM
Where:

Workshop will be conducted via Zoom. The Zoom link will be sent to participants when the event draws closer.

ASU: Dr. Scott Danielson, Mr. Thai Tran & Ms. Ha Mai

Attendees: Assessors, QA leadership, academic leadership involved in course evaluations, lead faculty.

Expected Outcomes: This workshop focuses on student course evaluations that focus on identifying good teaching. After completing this workshop, participants will be aware of course evaluation question research and be able to differentiate between “good” and “bad” questions for student course evaluation surveys. Participants will then analyze their institution/college’s course evaluation survey and identify good and bad questions. Participants should have reviewed and have access to the course evaluation form used by their program/university.

Agenda

Part 1 Thursday, November 05, 2020
7:45 – 8:00 am Zoom Registration and Entry into Program’s Zoom Room
8:00 – 8:10 am Welcome to Workshop and Zoom Approach
8:10 - 9:10 am Student Course Evaluation Background
Discussion on why course evaluations exist and how they are used sets the stage for determining institutional and program goals for student course evaluations. The course evaluation purpose that will be the focus of this workshop is established.
9:10 – 9:25 am Break
9:25 - 11:00 am Research-based Course Evaluation Questions
Research conducted on student course evaluation and questions related to identifying good teachers will be summarized for participants. How resulting student evaluation data can be used will be explored.
Part 2 Friday, November 06, 2020
7:45 – 8:00 am Zoom Registration and Entry into Zoom Room
8:00 – 8:15 am Quick Review
Characteristics of “good” and “bad” student course evaluation questions will be summarized
8:15 – 9:15 am Survey Question Analysis
Participants will critique a set of course evaluation questions from a Vietnamese school and discuss which are “good” questions and which are “bad” questions.
9:15 – 9:30 am Break
9:30 – 10:55 am Institutional Course Evaluation Critique
Participants will critique their institution/college/program course evaluation and its questions and identify improvements, with validation by instructors. Then, participants will begin development of a strategy to improve their institution/college/program course evaluation.
10:55 – 11:00 am Workshop Wrap-up