Faculty in the different schools and programs will be able to develop questions tailored to their own curricula. Why or why not? As a general rule, courses with two or fewer students and independent study courses will not be evaluated. Course Evaluations: on-line evaluations can be found through MyCourses. Comment on the delivery of the lecture. There are three main reasons students should complete their evaluations. Instructors hoping to use these questions should: Questions for Classes that Focus on Problem-Solving, Questions for Discussion-Oriented Classes, Questions for Classes Using Team or Group Work.

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What has the instructor done to communicate their grading standards? Look for ratings or comments that repeat across a variety of students. Before viewing grades during the evaluation period, students must either complete their evaluations or opt out of their evaluations. Student: 215.898.2679 What changes would you suggest the instructor make so that their main points are clearer? If using this service, Penn requires the “Evaluation” basic service at a cost of $190. Could they do anything differently? Did the problems the instructor worked in class prepare you for working other problems on your own? Penn InTouch Mobile: access many features of Penn InTouch from your mobile device. If you have questions about the end of the semester evaluations, consult our faculty end of semester evaluations FAQ. As a general rule, to maintain anonymity courses with two or fewer students and independent study courses will not be evaluated. For adjunct faculty and graduate student teachers, evaluations are used by department administrators and supervisors to improve performance and make hiring decisions.

Find your end-of-semester course evaluation summaries, Making the Most of Your Course Evaluations, Resources and Strategies for Teaching Remotely. How has the professor’s use of PowerPoint presentations helped or hindered your learning? Penn's online course evaluations provide students the opportunity to give feedback to faculty about their experience learning in their courses. There are 15 standard questions that are asked for every course. Of course, wanting an A means that you do your work and learn.

Will instructors see what students have written on evaluations before assigning grades? What do they do (or not do) that you feel sends that message? Do you feel the instructor’s standards for this level of course are appropriate and realistic? Using End of Semester Evaluations to Improve Your Teaching. Faculty & Research. As is the case now, instructors and program or school administrators will receive reports about course evaluations.

How has the professor’s use of audio-visual materials (films, PowerPoint presentations and so on) helped you understand the subject of this course?

These evaluations also provide professors with critical information for improving their classes. What else could the professor have done to help you learn from the group project. More Information about Course Evaluations at Penn. There are three main reasons students should complete course evaluations.

Each school will manage the process of selecting which courses are evaluated through the system. If you need to see your transcript, you should complete the evaluation or opt out of the evaluation. How does the instructor help you understand what are the most important points within class? Each instructor receives a compilation of the responses and the comments to use in evaluating their own teaching and planning future courses. To create a CFI, start here http://www.upenn.edu/eval. Did the instructor’s use of technology enhance your understanding of the course? If the course has been challenging, how has the instructor helped you?

Course Evaluation Reports. End of semester student evaluations can offer some insight into ways to improve your teaching for future semesters. Numeric evaluations of course and instructor.