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Interpreting and Making Sense of Course Evaluations

Posted by on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 in News.

As the semester draws to a close, our students are given the opportunity to provide us with a potentially valuable source of feedback on our teaching and its effects on their learning.  You may find it challenging, however, to interpret what your end-of-semester course evaluations mean and decide how to act on them. 

The CFT can help.  A CFT consultant will be glad to meet with you in a one-on-one, confidential consultation to assist you with interpretation and response.  Questions considered include:

  • How do the evaluations indicate what we did well, and what we can change to improve student learning? 
  • What best practices may help us revise and refine our courses? 
  • What is the best way to reflect on our evaluations as we ready ourselves for professional review? 

To make an appointment, use our contact form or call (615) 322-7290.  And for more information see our online Teaching Guide on Student Evaluations.

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