How Can Talking through Course Evaluations Improve My Teaching?

How Can Talking through Course Evaluations Improve My Teaching?

This program explores three conversations faculty might have when discussing course evaluation results—the conversation with one’s self about negative feedback, the conversation with an academic leader about evaluations, and the conversation with students about course ratings. Through these three scenarios, learn to have constructive conversations about course evaluations, and gain a better understanding of how to react and move forward through negative feedback, large-scale changes in feedback from one semester to the next, and positive feedback. By approaching these scenarios with the information provided, faculty can improve their teaching.

Purchase the How Can Talking through Course Evaluations Improve My Teaching? 20-Minute Mentor program, presented by Maryellen Weimer, PhD. In this 20-minute session, you will learn how to make course evaluation conversations constructive.


After this program, participants will be able to:

  • Analyze declines in course ratings
  • Communicate clearly with academic leaders regarding course evaluations
  • Collect evidence to show your course includes appropriate levels of rigor
  • Learn techniques for discussing course evaluations with students


  • Overreacting to negative feedback
  • Decline in evaluation ratings
  • Negative comments
  • Good ratings
  • Student feedback
  • Applying evaluation feedback to improve teaching
  • Speaking with academic leaders about feedback


This program will benefit:

  • Professors
  • Associate Professors
  • Assistant Professors
  • Adjunct Professors
  • Instructors
  • Teaching Professors
  • Transfer Professors

Product Code: PM18IB

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