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Course Evaluations: Faculty

Overview

Course Evaluations are used to improve the quality of teaching and learning at Pepperdine University through feedback to individual faculty members.  Responses to the course evaluations provide information on students' perceptions of their engagement, learning outcomes, the instructor's behavior, and course activities, and help guide changes in future iterations of the course and/or the instructor's teaching.

To access the online course evaluation system log into WaveNet and ensure that the "Faculty" tab is selected.  Under the "Academic Resources" heading, select the "Online Course Evaluations" link.  Then log into CoursEval with your Pepperdine NetworkID and password.  You can also log on directly to https://CourseEval.pepperdine.edu.

How-to Guides

Want to learn more about how to use the course evaluation system? Please refer to the MyCoursEval portal guide.

Frequently Asked Questions

 Can students print out a confirmation page to show they completed my survey?

Yes. Students can log into the course evaluation system. On the home page, they would click the "Completed Surveys" link found in the upper right-hand corner of the page. The system will display all completed surveys.  Students can print this page as a confirmation page.

 Can students receive their grades before completing the online course evaluations?

No, the survey will close before grades are posted by the Registrar's Office.

 Are the student responses anonymous?

Yes, student identifiers are not attached to the evaluation reports.

 Are students who have dropped a course still asked to complete an online evaluation?

The course evaluations are only for active students.  The information that is pulled into the course evaluation system is done after the course drop date.

 Can a student recall a survey once it has been submitted?

No.  Once a class survey has been submitted a student cannot recall the survey in order to fill it out again.

 Where do I find my course evaluation reports prior to Fall 2011?

Pepperdine started using a new course evaluation system starting Fall 2011, only reports for Fall 2011 and on will be in the CourseEval system.  For reports prior to Fall 2011, please contact your school's course evaluation administrator. 

 Where can Seaver faculty learn more about Seaver Faculty Senate course evaluation information?

For additional information regarding course evaluations for Seaver faculty, please see the Seaver Faculty Senate project site on Courses (login and site membership required). Refer to the "SFA Documents/Reports" page as well as the Discussions area. Access is limited to members of the Seaver College Faculty Association (SFA). Reach out to the Seaver Faculty Senate leadership group for any questions about access to this special Seaver faculty project site.

Support:

For technical issues logging into the CourseEval system, please contact Tech Central (see contact details below).

For all other support inquiries about course evaluations, please email CourseEval@pepperdine.edu.

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