Projects

  • Batch Changes to Course & User Information using Upload Files

    Once you have uploaded or imported the courses and users into your project, you may need to make changes before, during or after your project in batch.  In lieu of manually editing course by course or user by user, the best way to complete this task is to export an Excel file, make the necessary updates/edits to this file and reload it back into the project.   Th...

  • Copy Project

    To copy a Course Evaluations & Surveys Project, follow the steps outlined below. How to Copy a Project On the top navigation, click on Surveys & Projects >> Projects. Find the desired project and click the Copy icon. A box will open showing the items that can be copied to the new project.  The most common items to copy are selected by default. Courses is d...

  • Course and User Metadata Functionality

    The following article provides an overview of Metadata in Course Evaluations & Surveys and how to use it to unlock new ways of exploring evaluation data. Introduction to Metadata Metadata is data that helps describe other data. In Course Evaluations & Surveys, metadata can be thought of as tags, or useful descriptors related to courses, students or respondents,...

  • Course and User Upload File Information

      Course Evaluations & Surveys requires information about courses and users for each Project, and receives this information via a Course and User upload process within the Project functionality. These upload files are Microsoft Excel formatted files containing the below fields. One row per course and one row per course enrollment. NOTE The top row of the fi...

  • Course Evaluations & Surveys Cross-listed Course Functionality

      Course Evaluations & Surveys supports cross-listed courses. Our approach to cross-listed courses is to establish a parent-child relationship between the courses/sections where one course section is identified as the parent course section and the other course sections are the children course sections. Students are enrolled in their appropriate course section and wil...

  • Course Level Dates

    This article is an overview of the features and functionality available to those using course-level dates within Course Evaluations & Surveys projects. If you have courses that start and end at various times throughout the academic year and you would like the surveys and/or reporting access to correspond with those differing start/end dates within an Course Evalua...

  • Custom Questions for CES Administrators

      NOTE: We have made some user interface changes since this video was created.  The options mention in the video are now grouped under a Custom Questions header rather than showing each option individually in the header row.  

  • How to Create a Course Evaluation Project

      The following article provides step-by-step instructions for creating and deploying a course evaluation project. If you're utilizing both Course Evaluations & Surveys and Faculty Success, and have integrated the two applications, feel free to check out this article for some additional configuration tips. These tips will assist you in building a project that support...

  • How to Create a General Survey Project

    A General Survey Project is not tied to courses and does not have the concepts of students, courses or instructors. General survey projects can be used for any type of online survey that you would like to administer to a group of users (students, instructors, administrators, staff, alumni, etc.).   General Surveys can be public or private.  A Public General Survey doe...

  • How to Unenroll Users from a Project

    Once users enrollments have been imported, or uploaded, into a project, CES Administrators can add to or unenroll users from courses within the project manually or in batch. NOTE Unenrolling users from an In Progress or Ended project may result in a loss of data/results. Please see below for more information on these scenarios. Manually To manually unenroll...

  • Manage Courses

    This feature allows instructors and/or administrators to decide which courses get evaluated and to manage some key specifics about the courses that are evaluated.     NOTE The Manage Courses feature will become available to Administrators and/or Instructors on the Manage Courses Access Start Date, even if the Project is not yet Deployed. Overview With Manage ...

  • Manually Edit Course Information

    The following article provides information on how to manually edit course information in a project. Access Edit Course Mode In a Project:  Navigate to the Project where the course you would like to edit is located in.  From the project, click on the Courses tab. Search for the desired course using the fields within the Search Courses table.  Once you have lo...

  • Manually Edit User Information

    The following article provides information on how to manually edit user information in a project. Access Edit User Mode In a Project: Navigate to the Project where the user you would like to edit is located in.  From the project, click on the Users tab. Search for the desired course using the fields within the Search table.  Once you have located the desired user...

  • Opt-Out Feature

    Opted-out students add an additional student response status to your evaluation process. If utilized within a project, there will be a not submitted, submitted and opted-out status for each student response. Opted-out student responses are treated as completed, in that they do not receive reminder emails and, in our integrations, the student is treated as if they hav...

  • Project Properties

    This article outlines the tools and features that could be utilized from your project's Properties tab. The Project Properties will be able to be visible for your project after creating or accessing the anticipated project type that this tab would be required for. Such project types are outlined below:  Course Evalution.  General Survey    It is recommended to view ...

  • Report Setup

    Report Setup is a Project level setting and allows you to control the various reporting options, along with the access dates when results are available to administrators, instructors, and teaching assistants.   Access Report Setup To access these settings within a project, click on the Report Setup tab.   Reporting Access These are the "master switches" t...

  • Reset a Student Response

    A student/respondents response can be removed or reset by the CES Administrator. This action may be necessary if the student accidentally left feedback for the wrong course or instructor, and in situations where the student might wish to make changes or add additional comments after they have already submitted their response.    To reset a response, follow these steps: ...

  • Restrict Reporting To Specific Survey Questions

    This optional feature within the Report Setup tab of your project allows you to control which survey questions will display to instructors, administrators, and/or teaching assistants in reporting. This includes questions from both the main survey and any targeted surveys attached to the project. The default setting is no restrictions to specific survey questions....

  • Searching for Courses / Users

    The following article provides information on how to search for courses and users in Course Evaluations & Surveys. Searching for Courses / Users within a Project Courses The Courses tab of a project displays all the courses that have been uploaded and/or imported into the project. You can search for courses on the Courses tab in the following ways listed belo...

  • Setup Email Communications

    Within the Communication tab of your project, you have a number of options to create and schedule email communications to all users (students/respondents, instructors, teaching assistants and administrators) within a project. This article will cover the operational steps to create and schedule email communications. Email Options Pre/Post-Survey Announcement ...

  • Team Taught Courses Configuration

    The team-taught courses feature is for use by institutions who have courses in which more than one instructor or teaching assistant is enrolled, and where multiple instructors or teaching assistants need to be evaluated separately within one course.   Creating Team-Taught Questions in the Survey Question: Survey Builder When adding questions to your survey w...