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Fall 2022 Teaching Survey Information

Get Student Feedback Early Request A Midterm Course Survey: Sept. 6 - Oct. 7. Gathering feedback early in the term provides an opportunity for faculty to gauge how their class is progressing, identify concerns, and connect with students. This is also a good opportunity to begin discussing what effective feedback looks like. Learn about how…

Increasing Student Engagement with OMET Surveys

Getting students to respond and offer meaningful feedback on surveys is challenging. It’s important to communicate to them how their feedback can impact their overall learning experience. It’s also important to provide students with resources for giving professional and effective feedback. One of the best strategies is to begin early in the term. Collecting early…

OMET Surveys, Spring 2022

Teaching surveys will be open from April 4-24, and faculty can add custom questions now through Sunday, April 3. Adding custom questions provides an opportunity to collect feedback about specific aspects of class. Questions can be added from our question bank or specially written to ask students about changes that were made or about something new…

OMET Fall 2021 Survey Information

End-of-term teaching surveys provide an opportunity for faculty to collect valuable student observations about the entire class experience. Preparing students to take surveys can lead to higher response rates and more meaningful results. Faculty and students receive several email notifications about surveys and can also find links in My Pitt and Canvas. Signs and digital…

Faculty Grant Opportunity

Explorance, our teaching survey software provider, is offering a grant opportunity in support of faculty research projects that use assessments, course evaluations, and/or other student experience data. Key details: Each faculty grant award will be between $10,000 and $15,000. Grants will be awarded to faculty contingent on the presentation of their research findings at the 2022 Bluenotes…

New Features Added to the Midterm Course Survey Option

Collecting early student feedback can provide insights for improving teaching and learning in the current environment, help build stronger relationships with students, and improve response rates for end-of-term teaching surveys. Watch our video series to see what Pitt faculty and students have to say about the process. The features of the OMET midterm course survey…

Announcement for New Faculty

The Office of Measurement and Evaluation of Teaching (OMET) is here to assist faculty with collecting midterm and end-of-term student feedback. Collecting feedback early in the term can be especially helpful for new faculty. In addition to uncovering what’s working and potentially what’s not working, it’s an opportunity to build stronger relationships with students and…

OMET Surveys – Summer 2021 Teaching Survey Schedule

OMET Surveys - Summer 2021 Teaching Survey Schedule All summer classes are eligible for end-of-session teaching surveys. See our timeline for survey dates. Make sure you receive our email notifications. Customize your survey by adding questions. Let students know where to find survey links. Our faculty page lists more suggestions for increasing response rates, talking…

OMET Surveys – Summer 2021 Midterm Course Surveys

Summer 2021 Midterm Course Surveys Faculty can request a midterm course survey for their full-term summer class through their Teaching Survey Dashboard. Collecting early feedback can provide insights for improving teaching and learning in the current environment. Read faculty feedback, or watch videos in our YouTube playlist about why this is so important, how it…

OMET Surveys – Spring 2021

Midterm Course Surveys Collecting early student feedback is critical as we continue to navigate through new modes of teaching and learning. Mark your calendars: Request a midterm survey of your course Jan. 25 to Feb. 18 Add custom questions Feb. 8 to Feb. 21 Midterm Course Survey period dates Feb. 22 to Feb. 28 Reports…

Prepare for Teaching Surveys

Oct. 19-Nov. 8: Add questions to your Teaching Survey Nov. 9: Surveys open Add custom questions to your teaching survey to gather critical feedback on specifics aspects of your class — especially as we navigate through new modes of teaching and learning. The option to add questions is open and appears on your Teaching Survey…

Important News for Students About Teaching Surveys

Make Sure You Get Our Emails: Email notifications and reminders are automatically sent to instructors and students enrolled in the Teaching Survey process. Emails are sent to official University of Pittsburgh email addresses. If you are not receiving our emails or want to make sure any future emails from OMET will be directed straight to…

Fall 2020 (2211) Teaching Survey Administration Process

Survey Period Student opinion of teaching surveys will be open November 9 to November 29. Schools may modify their survey period dates by contacting us. Remote Questions about Teaching and Learning Four questions are added at the end of the survey about the remote aspect of teaching and learning this term. I was able to…

OMET Fall 2020 Survey Information

IMPORTANT NOW - Midterm Course Survey Option It’s important to gather feedback early in the term when there’s still time to make adjustments. Request NOW! The deadline to request is Sept. 17. Check the OMET Midterm Surveys pages for more information about midterm surveys. Fall End-of-term Teaching Survey – Dates and Deadlines Emails and Notifications Check…

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