Resources available at The IDEA Center

IDEA Center Web Site:  www.theideacenter.org or click here

Faculty IDEA Worksheet to guide reflection here

Faculty Information Form (FIF)

  1. Sample Faculty Information Form here (PDF)
  2. Directions for the FIF here (PDF)
  3. FIF Resources  here (Web site)
  4. "Some thoughts on selecting objectives." here (PDF)
  5. Complete listing of Disciplines for FIF here (PDF)

Student Ratings Short Form

  1. Interpreting Results (Web site) here
  2. Short Form here (PDF)
  3. Interpretative Guide: IDEA Short Form Report here (PDF)
  4. Sample IDEA faculty Short Form results here (PDF)

Use of Diagnostic or Additional Questions

The use of the Diagnostic Form and Additional Questions is OPTIONAL. Please remember that Questions 1-20 on the Diagnostic Form and any additional questions added by the instructor are not used in computing the scores for progress on relevant objectives and the Summary Evaluation scores.  Departments will be responsible for collecting information from faculty with regard to choice of either the Short Form or Diagnostic Form and/or the use of additional questions.

Student Ratings Diagnostic Form

  1. Sample IDEA faculty Diagnostic Form results here (PDF)
  2. Interpretative Guide: IDEA Diagnostic Form Report here (PDF)
  3. Sample Faculty Report for Diagnostic Form here (PDF)

Additional Questions

  1. Instructions for the use of additional questions here (PDF)
  2. Information on using additional questions for online courses here

Additional questions must be provided to the Department at the same time as the FIF on a single sheet of white letter-size paper. Questions need to numbered consecutively (starting with 19 for the Short Form and 48 for the Diagnostic Form) and response items must be provided as per the IDEA instructions. Additional questions are not used in computing the scores for progress on relevant objectives and the Summary Evaluation scores.  The list of additional questions will only be placed in the faculty Personnel Action File at the request of the faculty being evaluated.

Miscellaneous


  1. Guideline for Proctors - last updated fall 2011 pdf
  2. Local Code Instructions: Used on Faculty Information Form pdf as of Fall 2011
  3. Disciplines: Complete listing on IDEA website pdf