To promote internal quality assurance by increasing students’ participation and input in the evaluation of teaching and learning exercise.
A. Students are more aware of how their feedback contributes to decision making concerning course design, the teaching and learning process and academic staff management.
B. Students are more willing and eager to participate in the evaluation of teaching and learning exercise.
C. Wonderful if we get 100% participation rate!
Consistent with UWI’s status as a techno-savvy University, the Student Evaluation of Courses and Lecturers is an online exercise which provides evidence of students’ perception of the teaching/ learning experience. The data so obtained are used to ascertain features of lecturers’ teaching skills and effectiveness that need improvement and to acquire student recommendation for improving lecturers’ teaching performance. The evaluation exercise includes all students at the graduate and undergraduate levels at both the Mona and Western Jamaica campuses and you can complete the online evaluation anywhere, at anytime!
The undergraduate evaluation has 34 items while graduate evaluation contains 21 questions.
Both evaluation forms contain open ended items for students to voice their comments, criticisms and recommendations.
The items are a combination of general and specific questions where students are required to apply a rating between 1 and 5
as it relates to
instructors’ aptitude and pedagogical approaches and skills,
effectiveness of tutorial and lab sessions as well as
the general level of satisfaction with the instructors’ performance.