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Course evaluation

On Brightspace courses, it is possible to carry out an evaluation of the course when the course is nearing completion.

Guids:

It is recommended that you see the guides in the order 1-3, as course evaluations must be set up before they can change the evaluation period or what questions are in the evaluation.

Below you will find guides for:

  1. Set up course evaluation
  2. Change the evaluation period
  3. Add/remove questions
  4. Reopen your evaluation
  5. Arts Only
  6. BSS Only

Evaluation procedures

Design of evaluation form

All evaluation forms have one or more standard questions. The standard questions are selected by AU, the individual faculties, study boards or education committees. In addition, the teachers can add their own questions.

Teachers can add up to 10 questions by either choosing from a themed question bank or by entering their own question. The questions you put on one course evaluation this semester can easily be copied to other courses you teach, both this semester and the next.

Setting up evaluation

For Nat, Tech, BSS and Health, the evaluation process in Brightspace starts early in the semester, where the course coordinators are asked to set up the evaluation. This means that the course coordinator ensures that the teachers who should have access to add questions to the evaluation and should receive a report are on the evaluation. The course coordinator can also change the default evaluation date.

the course coordinator published the evaluation when satisfied with the setup.

Once the course is published, the evaluation will automatically start on the selected start date.

The next day, all teachers associated with the evaluation will receive an email with a link to add additional questions about the evaluation (see above). This link can also be found on the Brightspace front page under "Course evaluation" on the navigation bar.

Teachers can add additional questions until the day before the evaluation starts.

Note that the course must be published before you can add questions, which is different from the old system in Blackboard.

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BSS support

ARTS, HEALTH, NAT and TECH support 

1. Set up course evaluation (Does not apply to Arts - Arts guides starts at point 2)

This guide shows you how to set up a course evaluation. Here is how to change during the evaluation period, how to add or remove people and how to publish the evaluation.

NOTE: The course evaluation setup can only be accessed via the email you have been sent and not via Brightspace.

NOTE: If you have exceeded the deadline for setup of your course evaluations, go to guide 2.

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2. Change the evaluation period

This guide shows how to change the evaluation period for your Brightspace course.

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3. Add/remove questions

This guide shows how to add or remove a question from you evaluation.

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4. Reopen your evaluation

This guide shows how to reopen you evaluation.

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5. Arts Only

At Arts, the Study Administration (UVA / EKA) is responsible for publishing the courses. There is no set evaluation period and it is therefore up to the teachers to choose an evaluation date. Evaluations do not start automatically until a date is selected.

All teachers receive an email that they can ask extra questions and choose an evaluation period when the courses are published.

6. BSS Only

BSS has some specific procedures for the evaluation of courses.

On the main page of Digital Evaluation you will find information about procedure, evaluation questions and inspiration for your evaluation:

BSS main page for Digital Evaluation - https://medarbejdere.au.dk/en/faculties/business-and-social-sciences/teaching-and-examination/digital-course-evaluation.

Here you will find support if you have problems with course evaluations:

BSS support page for Digital Evaluation - https://medarbejdere.au.dk/en/faculties/business-and-social-sciences/teaching-and-examination/digital-course-evaluation/support/browse.

Link to the faculties' description of their own evaluation practice:

ARTS

HEALTH (in danish)

NAT

TECH

Aarhus BSS