Process for Instructors

1)     To find out if your course is participating in Student Feedback, please check with your school administrator or department chair.

2)     The first day of the student feedback period for your course, you will receive an email with the begin and end dates of the period, and the date results are released.  Although there are default dates for the feedback periods, your school/department may have selected an alternate date, so this email is the most accurate source of your start/end/release dates.

3)     Email reminders: Students will receive an email the first day and reminder emails until they have no courses left open for feedback.  It is best if instructors remind students with an announcement in class or via email.  Instructors can always refer students to this URL: https://gwu.smartevals.com.  Upon login, students will see a list of courses for which they can provide feedback.

4)     Extra credit: If instructors choose to offer extra credit for students to provide feedback, we will only release student information if at least 5 students have responded.  Student responses will not be linked to their names.  This is only available immediately after the closing of the period, and we can only provide NetIDs (no names).  Please email sra@gwu.edu to make your request before the feedback period closes and include the semester, subject code, course and section numbers, and CRN. [We are working with Blackboard to re-gain Gradebook Tool functionality.]

5)     Results are released approximately 3 weeks after the close date of the feedback period.  A PDF report is emailed to each instructor.  For co-taught courses, all instructors will see results to course-related questions, and only their own instructor-related questions.  Results are only released for courses with at least 3 respondents. Instructors may also log into the system to view their results (https://gwu.smartevals.com).  Use your GW NetID and password.  If you forgot password, please visit https://identity.gwu.edu/.

6)     Instructor-added questions: Currently not available.  As departments and schools are still developing department/school-specific questions, the instructor questions are currently not a feature.  We hope to be able to activate this feature in summer 2018.