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What are your thoughts about the use of class evaluations?

Posted on February 9th, 2010 by Anne Cardale, OLLI National Resource Center

Anne Cardale at the OLLI National Resource Center Asks OLLI:
What are your thoughts about the use of class evaluations? Do you use them? How do you manage the results? Are they useful to your Institute? Do your instructors use them as as a tool to help them manage their class design and delivery? Or, perhaps you feel they are not very useful in the grand scheme as they are only filled in by those who finish the classes anyway?

Do you have a standard form which you use for course evaluations? Would you like to share this evaluation form with other Institutes? If so, please send a copy of your form to the National Resource Center for inclusion on the web site.