Online Evaluations

Columbia University online course evaluations are run and managed on the CourseWorks platform.

Also known as EvaluationKit, CourseWorks or Canvas.

Columbia University uses the EvaluationKit platform, providing faculty with the ability to gather feedback on the courses they deliver. Evaluations are created and distributed to students by the course’s respective school or department administrators. Students can complete their evaluations by logging in to CourseWorks.

Features

  • Evaluations accessible in Canvas
  • Attach multiple surveys to an evaluation to ask different sets of questions for subsets of courses
  • Fully customizable email communications
  • Custom reports and report sharing
  • Benchmark Data and Performance Flags available in instructor reports
  • TA questions and reporting

FAQ

Yes. Your evaluation responses are anonymous.  No response to an evaluation will be paired with your name or UNI after submission.

Some schools publish evaluation results in Vergil. Other schools make their evaluation results available to students through other methods. Please follow up with your school for more information.

Each school schedules their evaluations on their own. Please follow up with your school for more information.

The Instructor EvaluationKit Tutorial on Canvas has step-by-step video directions and PDF instructions on accessing EvaluationKit in Canvas.

The Instructor EvaluationKit Tutorial on Canvas has step-by-step video directions PDF instructions on creating custom questions for an evaluation.