IDEA Evaluations

Sam Houston State University uses the IDEA Center’s Student Ratings of Instruction instrument (commonly referred to as the IDEA evaluations) to collect feedback from students on their perceived learning within courses and their observations on teaching methods.  By collecting feedback on student learning and teaching methods, faculty and administrators are able to make improvements to courses that lead to improved student learning.  The Office of Academic Planning and Assessment at Sam Houston State University coordinates the institution’s IDEA Evaluation process.

Faculty Resources and Training

Accessing Your Course Evaluations

* Faculty course evaluation reports are accessible from the Public Access to Course Information website.  Full faculty course reports are available for Fall 2005 through Spring 2016 and abbreviated reports are available from Fall 2016 and forward.  The Faculty Portal above provides full faculty reports for Fall 2016 and forward.

IDEA Course Evaluation Timeline -  Summer 2022 Full Term

Activity Dates
Faculty Complete Online OSFs  July 19 - August 2
Students Complete Online Evaluations July 21 - August 2

IDEA Course Evaluation Timeline - Summer I and Summer II 2022 

Activity Summer I Summer II
Faculty Complete Online OSFs June 21 - June 29 July 25 - August 2
Students Complete Online Evaluations June 22 - June 29 July 26 - August 2