This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

Take Your Course Evaluation Email Notifications to the Next Level

Email is the primary and most effective way to communicate with your students and faculty. A properly designed email can improve your response rate, increase transparency and improve faculty satisfaction. At Virginia Commonwealth University we combined our past experience of online evaluations with functionality available in Blue to craft awesome emails. Join us to learn: [...]

By | July 28th, 2016|Archived Webinars, Blue, Community-Led, Setting-up and Launching a project|Comments Off on Take Your Course Evaluation Email Notifications to the Next Level

Data From Students to Students: You Won’t Believe What Happened Next!

In 2012, the faculty council passed a policy allowing students access to five of the nine campus-wide common course questions asked on the Online Course Questionnaire (OCQ), Indiana University Bloomington’s name for course evaluations. This spring, in time for students to create their semester schedule, the OCQ Student Dashboard was released and students for the [...]

By | July 28th, 2016|Archived Webinars, Blue, Community-Led, Creating and Distributing Reports|Comments Off on Data From Students to Students: You Won’t Believe What Happened Next!

Assessments in Support of Teaching & Learning: The SFU Experience

Simon Fraser University has been engaged in a multi-year process to replace its outdated student evaluation of teaching and courses with an updated system that reflects new understanding from educational research. This ambitious initiative is squarely aimed at supporting teaching and enhancing student learning. The session will cover an overview of the journey so far, [...]

By | July 28th, 2016|Archived Webinars, Blue, Community-Led|Comments Off on Assessments in Support of Teaching & Learning: The SFU Experience

Guidelines for Ensuring a Smooth Course Evaluation Implementation at a Large University

The University of Minnesota started using eXplorance Blue in Fall 2013 with one college and rolled its use out to much of the rest of the undergraduate population in spring term 2014 for its main Twin Cities campus. This session will focus on course evaluation implementation issues and strategies from the perspective of the university. [...]

By | July 28th, 2016|Archived Webinars, Blue, Community-Led, Preparing Data for Feedback Collection|Comments Off on Guidelines for Ensuring a Smooth Course Evaluation Implementation at a Large University

Making the Most of Module Evaluation for Curriculum Enhancement at LJMU

Liverpool John Moores University is committed to ensuring that the students receive the highest quality learning experience, and student opinion of their academic programmes is highly valued by the institution. The University has a range of formal and informal mechanisms for obtaining student feedback of which module evaluation is a crucial component. The module evaluation [...]

By | July 28th, 2016|Archived Webinars, Blue, Community-Led, Creating and Distributing Reports, Preparing Data for Feedback Collection, Setting-up and Launching a project|Comments Off on Making the Most of Module Evaluation for Curriculum Enhancement at LJMU

Caso de éxito. Aplicación práctica del módulo de evaluación docente en IE Business School e IE University (Spanish Language Presentation)

Cómo IE utiliza Blue en sus evaluaciones de profesores y encuestas generales de satisfacción en su universidad y escuela negocios. Incluyendo: -Objetivos -Requisitos -Puesta en producción -Resultados. Watch the video presentation.  

By | August 29th, 2016|Archived Webinars, Blue, Community-Led, Creating and Distributing Reports|Comments Off on Caso de éxito. Aplicación práctica del módulo de evaluación docente en IE Business School e IE University (Spanish Language Presentation)

In Just a Few Clicks of the Mouse! Automate and Save Valuable Time with Blue

Do you set up a course evaluation survey for each part of term, every term, every time? The Alamo Colleges District is comprised of 5 Colleges with 9 different parts of term, all surveying at the same time. The impact would have been 45 survey instances, until we were able to configure and structure the [...]

By | October 11th, 2019|Archived Webinars, Blue, Community-Led, Preparing Data for Feedback Collection, Setting-up and Launching a project, Streamlining|Comments Off on In Just a Few Clicks of the Mouse! Automate and Save Valuable Time with Blue

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?

Building Intelligence in Your Feedback Process

In this webinar, we will show you how you can streamline your questionnaires using functionalities in Blue such as question branching, demographic and response piping in projects and reports, extension blocks. These tools can make your feedback process dynamically customizable while enhancing your reporting insight. Time: Three sessions are scheduled for bluenotes community members in different [...]

By | May 6th, 2019|Archived Webinars, Blue, Learning Webinars|Comments Off on Building Intelligence in Your Feedback Process

“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

Insights: Questions and Ideas from the Bluenotes Community

Our Bluenotes community members are getting engaged more and more in the online forums, asking questions to better use Blue features and functionalities and discussing ideas to improve Blue. We, at Explorance, appreciate the opportunities to learn from questions and suggestions for improvement. In this webinar, we will share the questions and suggestions being discussed, [...]

By | July 4th, 2019|Archived Webinars, Blue, Learning Webinars|Comments Off on Insights: Questions and Ideas from the Bluenotes Community

Two Roles, One Class: How to Rate a Secondary Subject Twice in One Form

The Instructor Role and triggers were setup for team-taught courses with multiple instructor roles in the same course. While those tools are powerful, our situation required specific questions for roles and, for an individual serving in multiple roles in the same course, those questions needed to be available “twice” in the questionnaire. Additionally, while one [...]

By | October 21st, 2020|Blue, Community-Led, Community-Led, Configuring, Webinars|0 Comments

What Can You Do to Increase Course Evaluation Response Rates? Probably A Lot!

What do you have in your toolbox to improve course evaluation response rates? More than what you think! Join this webinar to learn how Douglas College is using what they have in their toolbox to leverage social media with targeted visuals, reminders, and messaging directed towards students, with the aim of enhancing the visibility and [...]

By | October 21st, 2020|Blue, Community-Led, Community-Led, Response Rates, Webinars|0 Comments

Blue 7.18 Release Q & A

Blue 7.18 is available as of October 20. What’s new in Blue 7.18? In this webinar, we will go over the key new features and enhancements included in Blue 7.18. And the webinar will be open to you for questions. Join the webinar to learn and discuss how these new features and enhancements can help [...]

By | September 30th, 2020|Blue, Learning Webinars, Setting-up and Launching a project|Comments Off on Blue 7.18 Release Q & A

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

Automating End-to-End Feedback Processes in Blue

Blue provides a rich set of features and functionalities that enable your feedback processes to be fully automated. Life happens and things change: people are hired and leave, dates change, and expectations shift. In this webinar, we will learn how Blue can be leveraged to help you automate your feedback processes from beginning to end. [...]

By | August 20th, 2020|Blue, Creating and Distributing Reports, Learning Webinars|Comments Off on Automating End-to-End Feedback Processes in Blue

Managing Large Questionnaires with Blue

Course Evaluations play a major role in student learning experience and asking the right questions of the appropriate audience is key. If you and your institution are managing multiple instruments, then this presentation is for you. You may have heard of terms such as triggers, QBank or Question Bank and wondered which solution or approach [...]

By | August 10th, 2020|Archived Webinars, Blue, Learning Webinars, Setting-up and Launching a project|Comments Off on Managing Large Questionnaires with Blue