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Methods

From the list below, select the data gathering method(s) you wish to use and learn the best practices way to implement it.

Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs)
Simple but effective paper and pencil ways to get immediate student feedback about classroom activities or course content.
Document analysis
The systematic examination of course documents such as syllabi, exams and assignments. ask
Observation
The systematic peer observation of classroom instruction using checklists, scales or narrative to document behavior.
Product analysis
The systematic examination of any student created objects, portfolios, assignments, or writings designed to demonstrate learning.
Survey
An ordered series of questions administered to individuals in a systematic manner.
Blackboard survey
An ordered series of questions administered to individuals in a systematic manner.
Ongoing Course Assessement survey
The UT Austin, Web-based survey system that solicits anonymous student feedback at any time during the semester.
Classroom Performance System survey
A remote control system that allows instructors to conduct short student surveys in class and receive immediate feedback.
Course Instructor Survey
The official UT Austin, end-of-semester paper surveys used to gather student feedback about courses and instructors.

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