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Supplementary SQCT Questions

New this fall, instructors have the option to add up to two supplementary questions from a question pool to their end of course Student Questionnaire on Courses and Teaching (SQCT).

Instructors who want to opt-in and select supplementary questions for their fall term end-of-course SQCT can do so from September 11 to September 30 at feedback.uwo.ca. Instructions on opting in and selecting supplementary questions for the end-of-course SQCTs are available at http://www.yourfeedback.uwo.ca/instructorsSQCTguide.cfm.

Students will be able to complete their end-of-course SQCT, including any supplementary questions that their instructor selected, during the fall course feedback period (November 20 – December 8) at feedback.uwo.ca.

Please note that only the instructor will have access to the results of her/his supplementary SQCT questions.

Instructors whose end-of-course SQCTs are administered in the winter term (e.g., second term half courses, full year courses) will be able to opt-in and select supplementary SQCT questions in January.

The core SQCT questions are designed to be applicable university-wide and to courses of different formats. The questions in the supplementary question pool focus on different aspects of the teaching and learning experience, including assessing specific skills students may develop in a course (e.g., critical analysis of research, problem-solving skills), specific course formats (e.g., blended courses, field courses), and different course components (e.g., labs, tutorials). These questions offer the opportunity to collect specific feedback on course outcomes or components that are not explicitly addressed in the core SQCT questions.

If you want to opt-in and add supplementary questions to your end of course SQCT, you need to select at least one question from the supplementary SQCT question pool. You can select up to a maximum of 2 questions in total from the pool. The question pool contains 45 items.

As indicated above, the supplementary SQCT questions offer the opportunity to collect specific feedback on course outcomes or components that are not explicitly addressed in the core SQCT questions. When selecting questions, consider your course outcomes and design, and select questions that will provide useful feedback on important aspects of the course and that can inform future iterations of the course. If you are doing something new in your course, you might consider selecting questions that address the novel aspects of the course, and may ultimately lead to fine tuning of the course or even further innovation.

Detailed instructions on how to select supplementary SQCT questions are available at http://www.yourfeedback.uwo.ca/instructorsSQCTguide.cfm.
The results of the supplementary SQCT questions will be included with your normal end of course SQCT Report. You will receive an e-mail in January in your Western e-mail account from feedback.uwo.ca notifying you when your SQCT Report is available. Alternatively, you can check your My Dashboard at feedback.uwo.ca. Your Report will be in the Reports section when it is available.

Only the instructor will have access to the results of her/his supplementary SQCT questions.

Detailed instructions on how to select supplementary questions for your end of course SQCT are available at http://www.yourfeedback.uwo.ca/instructorsSQCTguide.cfm.

There will also be two drop-in sessions to help with the opt-in and question selection process.

1) Thursday, September 14 from 1pm-4pm in room 0122 of the Western Student Services Building
2) Wednesday, September 27 from 1pm-4pm in room 0122 of the Western Student Services Building

Also, please feel free to send any question to feedback.uwo.ca.