Completing an Observation

Getting Started

Before you can create an observation, you need to check out an assessment tool

  1. Click on Courses in the side menu.
  2. Click on Libraries located in the side menu below.
  3. Click on Assessment Tools located in the side menu below.
  4. You have the option to search for a specific assessment tool.                                                                                                                                                                              

    Search Assessment Tool 

  5. Below the search option, you may browse for the assessment tool.
  6. When you have found the assessment tool that you would like to use in your template, check the box next to the Assessment Tool and click the Favorite (Star) Icon:


Make Assessment Tool Available

Create and Complete an Observation 

  1. Click on Courses in the side menu.
  2. Click on Coursework located in the side menu below.
  3. Select Observations located in the side menu below.
  4. Click on Assess located in the side menu below.
  5. Select your Assessment Tool.
  6. In the Select Course section, click on Add New to add course(s).
    1. Enter the appropriate course information and click Search.
    2. Check the box next to the course you would like to add and click on Add.
  7. Check the radio button next to the name of the course(s) you added to be included in your new Observation. If you added more than one course, you can only select one before proceeding to the next step, as shown to the right.

  8. Click on Next.
  9. On the Assessment Information page, add observations for each student by clicking on Add New next to their name.
    1. Complete the assessment by selecting the radio button for each criterion within the traditional rubric, as well as any additional questions and click SubmitSave or Close.
      1. If you select Save, you save the entry and remain in the Assessment Tool.
      2. If you click Submit, you save the entry and you will return to the previous page.
      3. If you click Close, you will open a text box asking you if you would like to save changes before closing. After selecting yes or no, it will prompt you to the previous page.
  10. When you are finished adding observations, you may choose one of the following actions:
    • Save: Save the completed observations.
    • Close: Exit the assessment information screen without saving any changes.

You can also refer to the video link: Faculty Completing an Observation

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