Reports from the IDEA Faculty Task Force

Here is a collection of the reports and documentation generated by the IDEA task force, from the most recent report to the beginning of our efforts in Spring 2012:

Report from Fall 2014 IDEA Implementation

This report includes statistics on student response rates, faculty participation, overall FDU results, plus a thorough report on issues we encountered during our initial implementation and our responses from feedback we received from students and faculty.

Fall 2014 IDEA Task Force Activities Report FINAL

Other Recent Reports

Report to Faculty on IDEA Pilot Test Fall 2013 pdf

Board of Trustees Education Policy Committee quick reference on IDEA- final version

Letter to faculty August/September 2014

Letter to faculty after Referendum passed

IDEA committee memo after referendum passes

Proposal as approved by the Full Senate for the Faculty Referendum

Faculty Referendum to Approve IDEA as the Course Evaluation Instrument for FDU

Proposal as approved by APRC to the Full Senate

SENATE Proposal to Approve IDEA as the Course Evaluation Instrument for FDU

Report of the Fall 2014 IDEA Pilot Test

Report to Faculty on IDEA Pilot Test Fall 2013 pdf

This also includes a summary and timeline of activities, plus the results of a survey of participating pilot-test faculty members

Report of the Spring 2013 IDEA Pilot Test

Report to Faculty on IDEA Pilot Test Spring 2013 pdf

This includes a summary and timeline of activities, plus the results of a survey of participating pilot-test faculty members

Final Report of Course Evaluation Task Force: Fall 2012

Draft Final Report of Endeavor Committee pdf

This represents our recommendation to move forward with IDEA as a potential replacement for Endeavor, including full rationale, and notes from our meetings with 5 different vendors.

Interim Report of Course Evaluation Task Force: Spring 2012

Interim Report Endeavor Task Force pdf

This includes information on:

  • The committee’s charge and membership
  • Our evaluation of the research literature on student reports of teaching effectiveness
  • All FDU faculty responses to our call for opinions, insights and recommendations
  • Over a dozen reports on what other colleges use for course evaluation
  • A discussion about developing our own new online instrument
  • An initial assessment of major course evaluation systems available through outside vendors

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