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Calendar for Online Course Evaluations

 

Below is the schedule of critical events to help coordinate online evaluations for Departmental Course Evaluations.

NOTE: This calendar does not pertain to individual faculty / staff users who are using of the survey system for their own academic or institutional research.



 


 
  2012 Fall 2013 Spring

Confirm participation

  • Established departmental contacts are requested to confirm interest of participation for the semester's online evaluations.

From 8/20/12 1/21/13
Till 10/05/12 3/1/13

Create & Review Surveys

  • The ATCS Class Climate Administrator will work with departments on their surveys (creating, reviewing, editing).

From 8/20/12 1/21/13
Till 10/19/12 3/29/13

Course Information Gathering

  • An Excel Spreadsheet will be e-mailed to all participating departments that includes all the department's courses for the semester.

  • Department contacts coordinate with their instructors to verify if certain instructors don't want their courses to be evaluated online (for example: preferring paper scantrons).

  • The department will send the final updated Excel file indicating instructors who will or will not use online evaluations should be sent back to onlinesurveys@csus.edu. ATCS will use this list to create and distribute the department's online evaluations.

From 10/8/12 3/4/13
Till 10/19/12 3/15/13

Confirmations sent to instructors

  • For informational purposes, the ATCS Class Climate Administrator will e-mail all participating instructors with the final list of their courses to be evaluated online, as well as timing information regarding the availability of surveys and reports.

From 10/22/12 3/18/13
Till 11/2/12 4/5/13

Evaluations Released

  • Students receive the survey invitations in their Saclink email accounts.

  • Reminders will be sent to students every 3 days for any of their incomplete surveys, until the final day of survey availability.

  • Please note: instructors may inform their students to wait till later to begin their surveys, or complete their feedback sooner than others.

  • Optional: Instructors wishing to target a certain date(s) to take the survey (e.g., use of a computer lab) should communicate earlier with their students the desired date, which must be a date within this timeframe.

From 11/19/12 4/29/13
Till 12/7/12 5/17/13

Report Creator Access Begins

  • Department report creators can begin accessing the survey system for preliminary reports (such as response rates).

From 11/26/12 5/6/13
Till TBD TBD

Data Processing

  • The ATCS Class Climate Administrator will prepare and e-mail reports to designated department contacts.

  • The department Report Creators can also prepare additional reports if necessary.

From 1/3/13 5/31/13
Till TBD TBD

 

 

 

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