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SFF Information for Instructors
Every instructor is required to have his or her teaching evaluated by students every semester using a standard form adopted for such purpose. [Policy (02.78.14), Nov. 2002]
Student feedback is anonymous and confidential; results are available in composite form after grades have been submitted and evaluations processed. Please be advised that to preserve student anonymity data are not reported for any course in which the enrollment is fewer than five students.
As of Summer 2012, the SFFs for undergraduate and graduate courses are conducted online.
Students will be sent emails from the University asking them to complete their evaluations online. If there are additional items instructors would like students to complete, those items need to be distributed before the initial University email is sent (see the e-SFF Administration Calendar below).
Email communication for short duration and early start courses are sent directly by school/college liaisons.
Instructors are encouraged give students time in class to complete SFFs, and to discuss with students the importance of providing course and instructor feedback.
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After grades have been submitted and student evaluation forms processed, instructors receive their SFF reports via TUPortal. Reports for the online data are available within a few weeks of the close of grading. Reports from paper-based feedback are available approximately six weeks after the last day of classes for the semester.
SFF Instructor Reports are available through the Student Feedback Forms Channel on TUportal.
Click on the course reference number to view a report. The reports and interpretive guides are displayed as PDF files that can be printed or saved. There are also FAQs, a short guide on interpreting SFF and CATE reports, and links to resources in the Center for the Advancement of Teaching (CAT).
If you have difficulty logging in, please contact Computer Services Help Desk through the TUhelp website at tuhelp.temple.edu or call 215-204-8000.