Unveiling the Power of Summer Course Evaluations

Summer classes offer a unique opportunity for college students to accelerate their learning, delve into new subjects, or catch up on coursework. With their condensed schedules and focused content, these courses can be both challenging and rewarding. However, just like during the regular academic year, students’ feedback through course evaluations remains essential. In this blog …

Summer Guide for College Instructors

As the summer season sets in, college instructors can utilize this time to efficiently prepare for the upcoming semester. By using these summer months strategically, educators can set themselves up for a successful and smooth academic year. In this blog post, we will outline some essential steps and tips to help college instructors make the …

SmartEvals Plants 1,800 Trees

It may have been rainy, muddy and windy, yet despite the not-so-ideal weather, SmartEvals, with the assistance of about 45 volunteers, successfully planted 1,800 trees this spring as part of its commitment to help the environment. At SmartEvals, it is our mission to create environments that empower and educate. This is not only with our …

Self-care Increases Productivity, Enhances Creativity

As a college professor, it’s easy to get caught up in the demands of teaching, research, and administrative responsibilities. However, it’s important to remember the importance of self-care. Taking care of yourself not only benefits your own well-being, but it also improves your ability to serve your students and colleagues. Here are some reasons why …

Managing Stress: Tips for Students & Instructors

College can be a time of excitement, growth, and exploration, but it can also be a time of intense stress, particularly towards the end of a semester. With exams, papers, and other deadlines looming, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and exhausted. However, with the right strategies, you can manage your stress and finish the semester …

How College Course Evaluations Have Evolved

College course evaluations have become an integral part of higher education in the modern era. They provide students with a way to provide feedback on their learning experiences and allow instructors to improve their teaching methods. However, the history of course evaluations is a long and complex one, with many changes and developments over time. …

Why Your Students Don’t Complete Evaluations

College and university course evaluations are an important tool for improving the quality of education provided by institutions. They provide feedback to faculty members and administrators about what is working well and what can be improved in their courses. Despite the importance of these evaluations, some students choose not to fill them out. In this …