Educational research suggests that mid-semester feedback sessions can lead to better instructor evaluations at the end of the semester. Seeking student input shows students that you are engaged and care.
Mid-semester feedback surveys allow instructors to ask a wide range of questions. For convenience, the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence has compiled a list of required questions that are asked of all participants.
Instructors are also welcome to add additional questions that related directly your course. In order to maximize the effectiveness of the surveys, please keep the total number of questions to 15-25. This increases the chances that students will provide meaningful and substantive responses.
The following questions are asked of all respondents on the following scale:
Excellent / Good / Satisfactory / Fair / Poor / Not Applicable
The following written questions will be asked of your students:
Instructors will also be asked to choose one of the following required questions when requesting a mid-semester feedback survey.