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Simon Fraser University has been engaged in a multi-year process to replace its outdated student evaluation of teaching and courses with an updated system that reflects new understanding from educational research.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

Survey Emails as an Effective Tool for Improving Response Rates: Sharing Email HTML Codes

Survey invitation and reminder emails can positively impact response rates. Many Bluenotes community members expressed their interest in learning about HTML codes used in survey emails. In this webinar, University of Florida will share various email HTML codes to make survey invitation and reminder emails more effective. Time: December 1, 1:00pm Eastern Time Presenter: John [...]

By | October 13th, 2021|Blue, Community-Led, Community-Led, Webinars|0 Comments

Course Evaluations, Peer Reviews, and Self-assessment: a Unified Approach to Holistic Teaching Feedback

By gathering feedback from course evaluations, peer reviews, and a self-assessment together, institutions can now strengthen a system to define, develop, evaluate, refine, and finally reward teaching excellence, as well as to ensure that teaching evaluations are equitable, transparent, and aligned to the institution’s teaching excellence guidelines. Join the webinar where we will demonstrate how [...]

By | September 22nd, 2021|Blue, Learning Webinars|Comments Off on Course Evaluations, Peer Reviews, and Self-assessment: a Unified Approach to Holistic Teaching Feedback

How to Create an Annual Report in Blue when Course-Evaluation Projects to be Combined Have Different Questions

Academic institutions listen to students, via Student Evaluations of Teaching (also known in various terms such as course evaluations and module evaluations), at the end of a semester. As you do so, stakeholders may want to see an annual report that combines the results of the semesters in a particular academic year. You can use [...]

By | September 13th, 2021|Blue, Community-Led, Community-Led, Webinars|Comments Off on How to Create an Annual Report in Blue when Course-Evaluation Projects to be Combined Have Different Questions

MBRU’s Experiences with Abruptly Transitioning Medical Programs to Distance Learning at the Onset of COVID-19

This presentation will shed light on the rapid transition to distance learning of a postgraduate dental medicine and an undergraduate medical program at the Mohammad Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU). An action research approach constituted the foundation of this collaborative effort that involved investigations, reflections, and improvements of practice, through ongoing [...]

By | July 26th, 2021|Blue, Community-Led, Community-Led, Webinars|Comments Off on MBRU’s Experiences with Abruptly Transitioning Medical Programs to Distance Learning at the Onset of COVID-19

Preparing your Data to Take Advantage of Relationship Demographics in Blue

Join this webinar to learn how to work with relationship demographics to provide more flexibility and control over the course evaluation and reporting processes. Utilizing additional data fields will offer you more options for setting triggers, different types of filters, and other conditional rules. As a result, students can select whom or what to evaluate [...]

By | April 28th, 2021|Blue, Learning Webinars|Comments Off on Preparing your Data to Take Advantage of Relationship Demographics in Blue

Tips, Tricks, and Troubleshooting – How to Identify and Prevent Common Issues in Blue

Why aren’t my emails going out? Why aren’t students able to access the evaluation forms? Why is the wrong teacher being evaluated? Why are my report viewers all wrong? How do I get Dynamic Report Access to work? In this webinar, we will show you how to verify, check, and test your data to prevent [...]

By | April 28th, 2021|Blue, Learning Webinars|Comments Off on Tips, Tricks, and Troubleshooting – How to Identify and Prevent Common Issues in Blue