Assessment and Evaluation

Everett Community College Student Course Evaluations

Everett Community College uses IDEA Student Rating of Instruction (SRI)  for student course evaluations using Campus Labs  as an online platform. This page provides resources for faculty, staff and students.

Center for Transformative Teaching Blog 

Everett Community College's Center for Transformative Teaching blog addresses many topics related to teaching, learning, and educational technology, including information on assessment and evaluation.

Inside the Black Box: Raising Standards Through Classroom Assessment 

This article by Paul Black and Dylan Wiliam provides evidence that formative assessment is an essential component of classroom work and that its development can raise standards of achievement.

Opposing Views on Course Evaluations

Student Voice Matters - when most instructors hear the words “student feedback about teaching,” they tend to get really uncomfortable. Students may not be able to judge whether a faculty member is an expert in their subject matter, but they can tell us about their own learning experiences. After all, students have plenty of ideas about instruction because they spend more time observing your teaching than anyone else. They can be a rich source of information...if you ask the right questions. What kind of research is there to support the use of course evaluations? Read more about the strengths and weaknesses of student course evaluations.