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Listening to All Voices: Paying Attention to Those Who...

A Message from Laura Blasi, Director, Institutional Assessment The Student Feedback on Instruction (SFI) is one way faculty members get meaningful data from their students, and it launched this semester on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, for 10-week and 8-week terms. With response rates hovering around 30 percent, we’d like to increase participation. When more students complete […]

Learning Leadership Council Reviews Student Feedback on...

Valencia’s Learning Leadership Council (LLC) met on Wednesday, November 16, 2016, at the East Campus. During the meeting, Suzette Dohany, faculty association past president and professor, speech, presented a Student Feedback on Instruction (SFI) Work Proposal, and Learning Support Campus Deans Landon Shephard, Leonard Bass and Karen Reilly shared an update on the Academic Initiative Review (AIR) for the Supplemental Learning […]

Faculty Governance Update, September 2016

By Neal Phillips, President, Collegewide Faculty Association President Hey there fellow faculty members! I know y’all get the thematic and daily emails from me, but if you prefer to delete them, the Faculty Insight might suit you as a one-stop soapbox shop. Let’s get started … Digital Professor Certification You may have heard through one […]

Faculty Governance Update, March 2016

Your Collegewide Faculty Association Leadership, from left to right: Nichole Shorter, Michael Robbins, Ruby Alvarez, Suzette Dohany, Neal Phillips, Joel Berman and Valerie Woldman By Suzette Dohany, President, Collegewide Faculty Association What Do You Do for a Living? Here are this month’s responses from our survey last semester, which asked faculty the question, “What do […]

Encourage Students to Complete the Feedback on Instruction

A message from Falecia Williams, President, West Campus Each term, students taking courses are asked to complete the Student Feedback on Instruction (SFI) survey to let us know more about their experiences. It is used at Valencia by faculty members to improve the teaching and learning experience. The survey for spring term 2015 will be […]

Committee on Student Feedback on Instruction Seeks Ways...

The Committee on Student Feedback on Instruction (SFI) was tasked with determining best practices for improving student participation in the SFI surveys given at the end of courses each semester. “We found after interviewing students, including SGA’s East Campus president, that they did not fully understand the reasons why survey completion was important,” said Jolene […]