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Multiple Datasource Challenges in Course and Teaching Evaluations? University of Auckland’s Experience in Using Data Sync Tool

How to locate and link data from multiple sources has become one of the common challenges for many tertiary institutions in administering course and teaching evaluations. The University of Auckland was confronted with the same challenge, when course and teaching evaluations were moved to the centralised online system on eXplorance’s Blue platform. We used Data [...]

By | August 25th, 2017|Archived Webinars, Community-Led|Comments Off on Multiple Datasource Challenges in Course and Teaching Evaluations? University of Auckland’s Experience in Using Data Sync Tool

Blue Implementation in a Decentralized Environment: The Case of UNC-Chapel Hill

One eXplorance executive described the Blue implementation at the University of North Carolina as the most complex implementation the company has done. Administrators from UNC Chapel Hill will use this webinar to describe the complex nature of course evaluations at UNC-Chapel Hill and the challenges they faced, and mostly overcame, in the hopes of helping [...]

By | September 27th, 2017|Archived Webinars, Community-Led|Comments Off on Blue Implementation in a Decentralized Environment: The Case of UNC-Chapel Hill

A Tale of Two Faculties: Course Evaluation Implementation at a Large University, a Study of Contrasts and Lessons Learned

The University of Toronto is in a phased process of implementing the University of Toronto’s Cascaded Course Evaluation Framework (CCEF). The CCEF aims to represent both centralized and decentralized teaching and learning priorities across various multiple levels of the University (e.g. faculties or divisions, departments, instructors). In this webinar, we share insights gained through two [...]

By | August 18th, 2017|Archived Webinars, Community-Led|Comments Off on A Tale of Two Faculties: Course Evaluation Implementation at a Large University, a Study of Contrasts and Lessons Learned

Yes, It Is Possible to Achieve 85% Response Rates to Course Evaluations for Online Programs

As post-secondary institutions are offering online programs, the challenge is about how to get the response rates to course evaluations of online courses that will provide statistically meaningful data. Washtenaw Community College (WCC) has over 120 credit programs where approximately 28,000 students enroll annually. This webinar will present the strategies that WCC employed to achieve [...]

By | December 20th, 2017|Archived Webinars, Community-Led|Comments Off on Yes, It Is Possible to Achieve 85% Response Rates to Course Evaluations for Online Programs

A Road Toward the Institution-wide Adoption of Formative Feedback Practices with Bluepulse for Student Success

A paradigm shift in assessment culture has emphasized the importance of on-going formative assessment feedback to monitor student learning experience, which can be used by instructors to improve their teaching and by students to improve their learning achievement. Education Affiliates operates a network of post-secondary schools offering various career programs such as nursing, medical, dental, [...]

By | January 13th, 2018|Archived Webinars, Community-Led|Comments Off on A Road Toward the Institution-wide Adoption of Formative Feedback Practices with Bluepulse for Student Success

CanvasLIVE: Improvement is Personal – An Alternative Approach to Course Evaluation Implementation with Decision Support at Heart

Imagine bringing together a group of leaders across many higher education institutions. Imagine tasking them to come up and agree upon ten improvement based questions. Imagine asking these same ten questions to thousands of students and interpreting the insights within. How useful do you believe the data would be in guiding every one of your [...]

By | June 11th, 2018|Archived Webinars, Community-Led|Comments Off on CanvasLIVE: Improvement is Personal – An Alternative Approach to Course Evaluation Implementation with Decision Support at Heart

Tackling the Challenge of Gaining Institution-wide Buy-in and Adoption of Formative Feedback using Bluepulse

In the panel, Higher-Education thought leaders will discuss “Why use Bluepulse for formative feedback?” in their own institutions, along with use cases and key drivers such as social equality, inclusion, learning outcomes, faculty development, etc. In addition, panel members will discuss potential obstacles that need to be addressed and strategies for overcoming them, as they [...]

By | March 14th, 2018|Archived Webinars, Community-Led|Comments Off on Tackling the Challenge of Gaining Institution-wide Buy-in and Adoption of Formative Feedback using Bluepulse

To QP or not to QP: Encouraging Module Leader Engagement in Evaluation Surveys

Evaluation of teaching, be it on a course or a modular level, is often a two-faceted exercise – addressing accountability needs and pursuing a more open, reflective agenda such as enhancement of teaching and learning practice. The majority of HE institutions in the UK use standardised questionnaires for module evaluation. Whilst necessary for quality assurance [...]

By | May 25th, 2018|Archived Webinars, Community-Led|Comments Off on To QP or not to QP: Encouraging Module Leader Engagement in Evaluation Surveys

Developing a ‘Dynamic Feedback’ Environment with Bluepulse

Feedback can occur as a powerful stream of potentially useful information. But that flow is often both unidirectional and ‘unfinished’. The School of Biological Sciences at University of Aberdeen adopted Bluepulse 2 because we were interested in closing the feedback loop. We recognise that, for many students, this can often only be fully achieved by [...]

By | July 6th, 2018|Archived Webinars, Community-Led|Comments Off on Developing a ‘Dynamic Feedback’ Environment with Bluepulse

Wrestling with Complex Reporting – the University of Ottawa’s Report Building Journey with Blue

As an application manager my role is to provide professors and administrators with the tools they need to do the best job they can. Blue has comprehensive reporting functionality and the ability to present data in an easy-to-read and colourful format. However, when the University of Ottawa implemented Blue we had the mandate to recreate [...]

By | August 22nd, 2018|Archived Webinars, Community-Led|Comments Off on Wrestling with Complex Reporting – the University of Ottawa’s Report Building Journey with Blue

Engagement: More Than Response Rates!

What if we shifted the conversation from talking about response rates to talking about engagement? How do we define engagement with respect to course evaluations, and why does it matter? This webinar will explore the University of Toronto’s efforts to do just that. We will provide an overview of our context and explore how we [...]

By | January 28th, 2019|Archived Webinars, Community-Led|Comments Off on Engagement: More Than Response Rates!

Northwestern University’s Experience – Managing a Transition to Blue by Streamlining User Experience with Blue APIs, While Delivering Existing Report-Sharing Experience

One of the key challenges when adopting a new technology or a new system is change management. Northwestern University had a long history of sharing course evaluation results with various stakeholders – students, faculties, and administrations. Thus, keeping the existing reports sharing experience with students, faculties, and administrations was identified as a key success factor [...]

By | March 28th, 2019|Archived Webinars, Blue, Community-Led, Configuring, Creating and Distributing Reports|Comments Off on Northwestern University’s Experience – Managing a Transition to Blue by Streamlining User Experience with Blue APIs, While Delivering Existing Report-Sharing Experience

You’ve Got Data! Now What?

Congrats! You finished implementing Blue at your institution, and the course evaluation projects are live. Student feedback data is coming in…but what do you do with it? Who do you send it to? How do you store it? How do you make meaningful reports based on the data you collected? This webinar will show how [...]

By | March 28th, 2019|Archived Webinars, Blue, Community-Led, Creating and Distributing Reports|Comments Off on You’ve Got Data! Now What?

ACU Unitpulse: A journey with Bluepulse

The presentation discusses the process of adoption and university-wide implementation of the Bluepulse (ACU Unitpulse) formative feedback tool at Australian Catholic University (ACU). The presentation highlights some of the challenges in encouraging staff to make use of ACU Unitpulse and make timely improvements to the learning experience of ACU students while a study period is [...]

By | March 28th, 2019|Archived Webinars, Blupulse, Community-Led, Creating and Distributing Reports|Comments Off on ACU Unitpulse: A journey with Bluepulse

“DIG for Victory” and “Make Do and Mend”

At Loughborough we use a network of Feedback Administrators across the University who do the groundwork for Module Feedback with a little DIGing; helping to sow the seeds for Module Feedback in the different Schools across campus and making the Module Feedback set-up process victorious. We will discuss why the DIG (Data Integrity Gateway) is [...]

By | May 4th, 2019|Archived Webinars, Blue, Community-Led, Creating and Distributing Reports, DIG|Comments Off on “DIG for Victory” and “Make Do and Mend”

Quantifying the Effect of the Learning Experience on…Learning

Can course evaluation results tell us anything about student learning? Sheridan has created a robust multivariate model that allows us to objectively measure (isolate) the extent to which a high-quality learning experience differentially impacts learning in subsequent courses (vs. lower-quality learning experiences). The effect is significant and meaningful; independent of grades (and several other variables), [...]

By | August 13th, 2019|Archived Webinars, Blue, Community-Led, Creating and Distributing Reports|Comments Off on Quantifying the Effect of the Learning Experience on…Learning

Just Don’t Call It “Blue” and Other Important Lessons From The Ohio State University’s Implementation Journey

What could be challenging about implementing one survey for an entire campus? One that must be available on the university’s own mobile app. With emails that conform to strict branding standards. And have optional comments. Plus reports for seemingly random people. Just for fun let’s go live during summer when there are 8 different sessions. [...]

By | August 15th, 2019|Archived Webinars, Blue, Community-Led, Creating and Distributing Reports, Monitoring a project, Response Rates|Comments Off on Just Don’t Call It “Blue” and Other Important Lessons From The Ohio State University’s Implementation Journey

A Dynamic Approach to Implementation of Blue at Strathclyde

The University of Strathclyde will present on the approach taken to implement Explorance Blue through a 2-year project, preceded by University-wide consultation which built on years of previous experience, including a range of approaches and module evaluation pilots across the institution. We will also present the dynamic governance structure which has been adopted for the [...]

By | December 2nd, 2020|Archived Webinars, Blue, Community-Led|Comments Off on A Dynamic Approach to Implementation of Blue at Strathclyde

Shared Insights: A Collective Community Approach to Building a Reports Repository

A central challenge for any institution in managing the course evaluation process is meeting the needs of a diverse set of stakeholders. Competing factors along with technical challenges can make reporting difficult in various governance environments. This webinar is the first initiated by Bluenotes community members to share report examples and instructions for their creation. [...]

By | September 24th, 2020|Archived Webinars, Blue, Community-Led, Creating and Distributing Reports|Comments Off on Shared Insights: A Collective Community Approach to Building a Reports Repository