- About CES
As an instructor, we know that getting feedback from your students is an important part of your teaching practice. From formulating good questions, interpreting response reports, to taking action on the feedback you receive: we're here to help you make the course feedback process as easy and useful for you as possible. If you would like to go straight to the CES portal and get started, click the login button below.
Scheduling a Survey
Your department, school, or faculty administrator reviews courses at the beginning of the term and includes them in the survey scheduler with the appropriate dates. A few weeks later, you get a chance to review this schedule and make changes.
Adding my own questions
Early in the term, you can start working on your survey questions (up to 4). This guide is on how to write questions that lead to action, with specific guidance for instructors and for administrators.
During the survey
Engaging with your students
Letting students know that you value their voice is the number one way to boost survey participation.
Reminders for Students
Some practical resources for how to communicate with students during the survey.
response rate monitor
Learn how to check the response rate during your survey and see how your students are engaging.
Reading the reports
Comments are a rich source of insight into your students' learning experience. Here are some tools on how to sort through comments, link them to the statistics in your report, and take action.
Read what the literature has to offer on using student feedback and connect with experts in the Centre for Educational Excellence (CEE) and the Institute for the Study of Teaching and Learning in the Disciplines (ISTLD).
other feedback tools
Conducting a pre-course survey
Learn more about your students and prepare them for the course before it begins.
teaching feedback tools
Optional email and PowerPoint templates to encourage your students to participate.
Survey software available at SFU for you to make your own surveys outside of our program.