Surveys and evaluations constitute a valuable means of obtaining information about stakeholder viewpoints to support quality assurance and improvement and have long been recognised as an effective tool across the tertiary education sector for collecting feedback from students, staff, and industry partners. In recent years, student feedback has also become a critical component of institutional research and planning for strategic decision-making within higher education institutions.
The benefits of surveys/evaluations are that they, inter alia:
The Surveys & Evaluation SIG aims to provide an open and collaborative space for those working in the survey space in the tertiary education sector, where we can share best practices and innovative work in this area.
Cassandra Saunders is Chair of the Surveys & Evaluation SIG, and Jason Mazanov is Lead of Qualitative Research and Analysis that sits under this SIG.
If you would like to know more about this SIG or have an idea/suggestion about a particular topic that you would like discussed, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Cassandra is Research Analyst at the University of Tasmania working in the Market Research Team, and she coordinates the administration, analysis, and reporting for all core institutional surveys—including the QILT suite of surveys—and the University’s internal student evaluation system.
Surveys & Evaluation SIG Chair
Jason is Associate Director (Performance and Institutional Research) at the Australian National University.
Qualitative Research and Analysis SIG Lead
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