SLEQ

Student Learning Experience Questionnaire

Student Learning Experience Questionnaire

A Brief History of the Decision-Making Process

Process for SLEQ

Nancy Turner, Director, Teaching and Learning Enhancement on SLEQ process

The following process has been undertaken, with oversight by the Teaching and Learning Academic Resources Committee (TLARC) of University Council:

Timeline
Process By TLARC Working Group
Summary Documents
 
2014/15
  • Initial looking at policy led to discussion of how to measure, and what is meant by Teaching Quality.
 
 
2015/16
  • Review institutional plans, policies, documents, learning charter
  • Identified changes needed in student evaluations
  • Initial development of Teaching Quality Framework

Teaching Quality Framework
Phase I

Teaching quality framework overview (can request)

 
2016/17
  • Review of best practices in student evaluation of teaching
  • Development of principles
  • Review of existing tools
  • Invited presentation on campus by eXplorance for their system Blue for faculty, staff and students in May 2017

Literature Review on SET

Principles for
TLARC Working Group

Process for
TLARC Working Group

Comparison of available student evaluation question sets and of systems (can request)

Summary of Validity & Reliability study of the question set (can request)

 
2017/18
  • Pilot SETLQ/BLUE
  • Council Approval - See item 12 and Appendix B

Pilot timeline and question structure (can request)

Council Minutes

 
2018/19 & 2019/20
  • Renaming of SETLQ to SLEQ (Student Learning Experience Questionnaire)
  • Implementation of the data integrity gateway (DIG) tool for department customization/selection of question sets, instructors, and questionnaire open/close dates
  • Staged Implementation of SLEQ (looking to support 10 – 15 new departments per term)
  • Plans in place to phase out SEEQ support by September 2021
 

Student Learning Experience Questionnaire

The mid-course student learning experience questionnaire (optional) contains:

  • 3 validated University-wide close-ended questions
  • Instructor-selected questions for instructor’s use and viewing only as part of formative feedback (optional)
  • 2 University-wide open-ended questions

The mid-course questionnaire results are only viewable by the instructor and is intended to be purely formative.

Mid-course SLEQ
*Please note: Due to licensing agreements, these questions cannot be distributed beyond our institution. As such, access is restricted to those with a valid NSID. If you are prompted to log in for access to this file, please log in using your NSID credentials.

The end of course student learning experience questionnaire contains:

  • 6 validated University-wide close-ended questions
  • College/School-wide and/or Department-wide questions (optional)
  • Modular question sets (optional)
  • Context specific course/instructor type questions (where applicable; online, experiential learning course, lab instructor, tutorial, etc. – optional)
  • Instructor-selected questions for instructor’s use and viewing only as part of formative feedback (optional)
  • Three University-wide open-ended questions

End of course SLEQ
*Please note: Due to licensing agreements, these questions cannot be distributed beyond our institution. As such, access is restricted to those with a valid NSID. If you are prompted to log in for access to this file, please log in using your NSID credentials.

For questions about implementing SLEQ please see the following document:

SLEQ FAQ

For further information about implementing SLEQ in your College/Department, for technical issues, or to request other supports, please contact sleq_help@usask.ca or the SLEQ project lead, Kevin Riffel, at 306-966-5867.

Click on the following link to access SLEQ: https://usask.bluera.com/usask/

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