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Accessing the results of your SmartEvals student evaluations of teaching (for faculty)

logoPuzzle_Web_250pxIf you go into Blackboard (http://blackboard.oberlin.edu — log in with your ObieID & password) you will see a tab titled ‘ Survey .’  On that tab is a module that will have a link titled ‘ Login to SmartEvals.’  Clicking on the link will automatically log you into SmartEvals Survey Center for this semester.

Once in SmartEvals there will be many links to click on, focus on the ‘Reports’ link at the end of the line describing your course.

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On the Report page for that course there will be a summary of how each question was answered by your students.  Also, note that at the top of the page is a tab titled ‘Individual Responses.’  Clicking on this tab will give you the responses given by each students — very similar to the old format.

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Sending reminder email to your students that haven’t filled out their SmartEvals evaluations (for faculty)

A. Log into Blackboard. Click on the ‘Survey’ tab.

B. Click the ‘Login to SmartEvals’ link.

C. Once you’re in the SmartEvals product, select the ‘not set’ link in the AutoEmail column.

D.  You can either email the students in ALL your course that have still not filled out the survey OR only the students who have not filled it out in a specific course.

E. Follow the 4 steps below to prepare, test and send your email. There is a mechanism in place that does not allow you to send a second email within 24 hours of the first.  This is done to prevent the ‘spamming of your students.’

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Preview Your SmartEvals Course Evaluations (for faculty)

Once logged in to SmartEvals (do so through Blackboard — click on the ‘Survey’ tab), you are able to preview your surveys.

  • Click on the “Evaluation Center” tab at the top of the page.  You will see a list of all your evaluations.

Click on Eval Center

 

  • Click on the magnifying glass icon to the left of the survey you wish to preview

How to Preview

 

  • The survey will open as if you are a student taking it.  You can go through and answer all the questions and submit (it will not record your submission from the preview)

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Where can I find my SmartEvals course evaluations? (for faculty)

After fall and spring break, courses that are assigned to be evaluated using SmartEvals will be available for faculty via Blackboard.  Simply log in to Blackboard using your ObieID (not email address but simply 8 character ObieID).

Once in Blackboard, click on the   Survey   tab and click on the link titled “Login to SmartEvals–>”.

Up until surveys are released to students, you can: