The purpose of the evaluation is to benefit the faculty member through peer review.

The primary objective is to evaluate the faculty member’s effectiveness in relationship to good teaching; currency in the field; department/discipline responsibilities; and effectiveness of service to students, the departments/disciplines and the college. The most positive effects of the evaluation will be obtained at the department/discipline level and accrue to the individual. The evaluation should recognize the accomplishments of faculty, and make recommendations for areas of growth.

Requests for evaluation set-up in a Canvas course must be submitted by the instructor of the class being evaluated at least two weeks prior to being evaluated. This ensures that the instructor agrees to have an evaluator (faculty or administrator) visit their online class to conduct an evaluation and that the Help Desk has ample time to set-up the evaluation. The Evaluator can be in the online course for ONE WEEK, so please note the agreed upon week for access on the Help Desk ticket. Student evaluations can be open for up to TWO WEEKS. Finally, the Instructor may choose which module he/she would like to have evaluated, and should communicate this to the Evaluator.

Simplified process*













*This process indicates the best practice of evaluee starting with a self-evaluation as context for the evaluator.

Useful Evaluations resources