Site Visit Evaluation Form

 

Evaluator Information
Class Makeup
Class Makeup
Class Makeup

 The class follows AHECB Policy 5.16 which states that “classes with a mixed population must have at least a majority of the students enrolled for concurrent credit.”

Evaluation Options: 
  • Exceeds Minimum Requirements - All students enrolled in the course are receiving college credit through ATU. 

  • Meets Minimum Requirements - A majority of the students enrolled in the course are receiving college credit through ATU.  

  • Problematic - A majority of the students enrolled in the course are receiving college credit through ATU. Concerns are reported that some of the students who are in the course for high school credit only are not capable of producing college level work and are not able to meet the same requirements for the completion of the course.  

  • Unacceptable - A majority of the students enrolled in the course are not receiving college credit through ATU. The class does not follow the policy laid out by the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
Performance Level:
Instructional Delivery

Instructional Delivery

重庆欢乐生肖投注网站Content is delivered in such a way that students are able to retain and apply that content.

Consider the effectiveness of:

  • Resources provided to aid in learning
  • Questions asked to gauge learning
  • Hands-on applications of concepts
  • Quantity and complexity of information delivered (too much/too little)  

Evaluation Options: 
  • Exceeds Minimum Requirements - Instructional delivery methods effectively engage students in such a way that they are able to effectively retain and apply the content.  

  • Meets Minimum Requirements - Instructional delivery methods engage motivated students in such a way that they are able to effectively retain and apply the content; less motivated students may struggle.   

  • Problematic - Instructional delivery methods make it challenging for even the most motivated students to retain and apply the content.  

  • Unacceptable - Instructional delivery methods are significantly ineffective, seriously affecting students’ ability to retain and apply the content. 
Performance Level:
Graded Coursework
Instructor has Provided the Evaluator with a sufficient amount of graded material.
Graded Coursework  

The graded coursework mirrors ATU’s main campus counterpart. Graded material would include, but is not limited to, homework, papers, portfolios, labs, quizzes, tests, etc. 

Evaluation Options: 
  • Exceeds Minimum Requirements - Coursework and grades mirror ATU’s counterpart.    

  • Meets Minimum Requirements -Coursework and grades are similar to ATU’s counterpart.  

  • Problematic - Coursework and grades loosely resemble ATU’s counterpart. 

  • Unacceptable - Coursework and grades deviate from ATU’s counterpart in that the material is not being addressed or appropriately graded. 
Performance Level:
Field/Discipline Knowledge Applied to Teaching
It is noticeable through the observation of the course that the instructor keeps up to date within the industry through discipline-specific professional development, involvement in that field, or by other means. The instructor applies that knowledge to the class appropriately. 

Evaluation Options: 
  • Exceeds Minimum Requirements - Instructor is current within the industry and appropriately applies that knowledge to the class.

  • Meets Minimum Requirements - Instructor is current within the industry and occasionally applies that knowledge to the class.   

  • Problematic - Instructor is current within the industry, but rarely applies that knowledge to the class. 

  • Unacceptable - Instructor is not current within the industry and teaches material that is not up to date with current trends.  
Performance Level:
Classroom Management
Students behave in a way that is reflective of the ATU Concurrent Student Handbook and the instructor maintains a positive and professional learning environment.

Evaluation Options: 
  • Exceeds Minimum Requirements - Students are enthusiastically engaged in relevant course activities and are behaving appropriately; the instructor creates a constructive learning environment. 

  • Meets Minimum Requirements - Most students are engaged in relevant course activities and are behaving appropriately; the instructor is dealing effectively with those who are not.    

  • Problematic - Few students are actively engaged in relevant course activities, and/or behaving appropriately; the teacher’s efforts to manage student behavior are not effective. 

  • Unacceptable - Students are not engaged in relevant course activities and are not behaving appropriately; the teacher is doing little to manage their behavior. 
Performance Level
Facilities/Equipment
Instructor utilizes appropriate instructional resources including computers in conjunction with the material being taught in the classroom.  

Evaluation Options: 
  • Exceeds Minimum Requirements - Students have access to resources and a sufficient number of computers that are upto-date.  

  • Meets Minimum Requirements - Students have access to resources and a sufficient number of computers that are satisfactory for the course.      

  • Problematic - Students have limited access to resources and computers OR they are outdated. 

  • Unacceptable - Students do not have access to resources and computers.  
Performance Level
Textbooks/Class Material
Instructor utilizes appropriate instructional resources including approved textbooks OR material in conjunction with what is being taught in the classroom.

Evaluation Options: 
  • Exceeds Minimum Requirements - The instructor is teaching material from the same textbook OR material used in ATU main campus courses

  • Meets Minimum Requirements - The instructor is teaching from an ATU department approved textbook OR material that aligns with what is used in ATU main campus courses.       

  • Problematic - The instructor is teaching from an outdated textbook OR material that does not align with the content of what is used in ATU main campus courses. 

  • Unacceptable - The instructor is not using a textbook OR material that has been approved by the ATU department head.
Performance Level:
Course Consistency
The course is consistent with the ATU main campus counterpart. The delivery and content is being administered at the university level.

Evaluation Options: 
  • Exceeds Minimum Requirements - The course is being taught in a way that is consistent with the ATU main campus counterpart. The instructor’s delivery and content is being administered at the university level. 

  • Meets Minimum Requirements - The course is being taught in a way that is similar to the ATU main campus counterpart. The instructor’s delivery and content will sometimes vary from the university level. 

  • Problematic - The course is being taught in a way that is inconsistent with the ATU main campus counterpart. The instructor’s delivery and content is rarely being administered at the university level.

  • Unacceptable - The course is not being taught in a way that is consistent with the ATU main campus counterpart. The instructor’s delivery and content is insufficient to be considered at the university level.
Performance Level:
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