Austin Community College (ACC) maintains a comprehensive set of pages on the processes and procedures for full-time, adjunct, and distance education faculty evaluation. The course evaluation process is lead and supported by the Office of Faculty Evaluation. Course evaluations are conducted every semester and it is required for each course. A Course Evaluation FAQ page is also available for reference.
For additional information, please refer to Administrative Rule # 6.07.001
NEW: Course Evaluations are Completely Online!
EASY ACCESS ONLINE
Students will be able to access course evaluations online via Blackboard. Students will know when the course evaluation is available or about to open, and when it closes.
Faculty will be able to see how many course evaluations have been submitted while the course evaluation is open, and after grades are submitted, see evaluation results.
FOCUS ON TEACHING
With course evaluations online, faculty will no longer use precious instructional time to conduct course evaluations. Faculty can focus on teaching and students on learning.
Interpreting Your Course Evaluation Results
A new report format has been approved by ACC shared governance, visit the Course Evaluation Results page to see more details on how to interpret your course evaluation results.
Course Evaluation Calendar
The course evaluation calendar outlines the dates for when course evaluation opens for each session. If your course evaluation isn’t available by the date listed on the course evaluation calendar, please contact the Office of Faculty Evaluation: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Course Evaluation Results
Course evaluation results are now available online. To access them, please log in through the evaluation link available in your Blackboard course.
To learn more about how to interpret your course evaluation results, please visit the webpage below.
Are you a department chair needing access to course evaluation results for your faculty? Please log in to your BOX account to access them.
For questions or issues with access, please email: email@example.com
Reports for Department Chairs in BOX
Below is the list of Fall 2020 faculty evaluation reports for department chairs.
- Individual course reports (PDF) (Sample 1, Sample 2)
- Compilation reports per course type and instructor (PDF). For example, this sample compilation report contains the summary of the same instructor from his/her two lecture courses (Sample 1, Sample 2)
- A report of each course average (See sample Excel file, last column)
- Grade distribution report
To review the reports, please go to the ACC BOX website. They will be available by 1/27/2021. If you are interested in using BOX Drive, an app that allows you to access the reports via File Explorer on your computer, you can download the free app on the Box website.
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
ClassClimate: Advanced Reporting
Deans and department chairs can now login to the ACC course evaluation system, ClassClimate to pull more advanced reports, such as a report for the whole department across different semesters. These types of reports will come in handy for your program review or accreditation requirements.