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CTE Teaching Evaluations

The Center for Teaching Excellence provides confidential mid-semester teaching evaluation services to:

  • Junior faculty or graduate teaching assistants developing teaching practices
  • Senior faculty interested in reexamining and revitalizing teaching practices
  • Instructors teaching a course for the first time or revising an established course
  • All faculty documenting their teaching professional development for contract renewal, promotion, and tenure dossiers

Evaluation Services

CTE offers the following teaching evaluation options for faculty and instructors:

Classroom Observation

Face-to-Face and Online Synchronous


Availability: Throughout Summer Session I, except June 6-9
Throughout Summer Session II, except July 18-22

Upon request, a CTE consultant will visit a class session to observe the teaching process and conduct a peer review.

A follow-up session is scheduled with the consultant to discuss the observations and recommendations.

Small Group
Instructional Diagnosis

Face-to-Face and Online Synchronous


Availability: Summer Session I, only June 6-9
Summer Session II, only July 18-22

Upon request, a CTE consultant will visit a class or join an online synchronous class for 50-75 minutes. After the instructor hands over the classroom and leaves, the consultant will ask the students the following 3 questions about the class:

  1. What has helped you learn?
  2. What has made learning difficult?
  3. What changes do you recommend? 

A follow-up session is scheduled with the CTE consultant to discuss students’ feedback and recommendations.

  • This service is for classes of no more than 30 students.

Questions? Contact CTE.

Paper & Pencil
Evaluations

Face-to-Face and Online Synchronous / Asynchronous


Availability: Throughout Summer Session I, but most effective June 6-9
Throughout Summer Session II, but most effective July 18-22

CTE will produce evaluation forms for the instructors to distribute in class. Students will individually and anonymously answer the following 3 questions:

  1. What has helped you learn?
  2. What has made learning difficult?
  3. What changes do you recommend? 

A follow-up consultation with a CTE consultant is optional.

Online Evaluations
Online evaluations are the same process as the face-to-face P&P assessments, but forms are online (Google Forms) by request.

Questions? Contact CTE.

Our Consultants

Our consultants provide constructive and timely feedback, helping to identify areas for growth and improvement. Contact us if you have questions.

Daniela Böttjer-Wilson
Daniela
Böttjer-Wilson
Hazel G.
Hazel Gedikli
Elisabeth S. H.
Elisabeth S. Hutchison

Looking for the UH Course Evaluation System? Visit the UH CES page.