TEACHING EVALUATION FAQ
KEY TO EVALUATION STATUS CODES
Submission required for grade release, not yet submitted.
Not required for grade release, not yet submitted.
Student withdrew from course, no evaluation available.
Evaluation has been submitted.
Submission through pilot sytem, required for grade release.
- How can I see my grades?
Teaching evaluations must be submitted prior to 5pm Friday, April 25 in order for grades to be visible. A student can only view grades if the instructor has submitted the grade for the course and the student has submitted all required (Ready and Pilot) teaching evaluations by the deadline.
- Why do certain courses have optional evaluations?
Course evaluations are optional when the course enrollment is less than 5. Courses are also classified as optional at the discretion of the Office of Academic Affairs.
- If I did not submit all of my required (Ready or Pilot) teaching evaluations, when can I see my grades?
3rd Trimester grades for the Spring 2014 semester will be available starting on Monday, April 28, 2014.
- To whom should I direct questions about teaching evaluations?
If you have questions about the evaluation or experience any technical difficulties, please contact Eloise Glick.
- Are my responses confidential?
Yes. Please be assured that all responses are confidential.
- Can the professor see the evaluations before submitting grades?
Evaluation results are not available to instructors until grades have been submitted.
- Do I need to submit an evaluation for each instructor of my course?
Yes, courses taught by multiple instructors have a separate evaluation for each instructor.
- Can I submit an evaluation after the 30 minute time limit has been exceeded?
Yes. Each evaluation has a 30 minute time limit. You will need to start over after reaching the time limit. All of your work will be lost if NOT submitted within 30 minutes.
- Why do I have an evaluation with a status of Pilot?
Wesleyan is developing a new evaluation form as part of our ongoing efforts to improve evaluation of teaching and the classroom experience at Wesleyan. Certain instructors have volunteered to help test a new online system and questionnaire.