AEFIS - Running the Course Section Trend Analysis Report (Admin)

The Course Section Trend Analysis report is the most frequently run AEFIS report. It tabulates AEFIS evaluation results across course section or instructor and compares them to departmental or college-level statistics.

  1. Step-by-step instructions for launching the Course Section Trend Analysis can be found in AEFIS's user guide, Course Section Trend Analysis Report - Admin and Faculty.
  2. Consider the following when setting up your report parameters:
    • Aggregate Level: Instructor or Course Section are the most commonly used options. Reports aggregated by Course Section will still include instructor names.
    • Statistics: Most users will select Average. Mode and Standard Deviation options are also available
    • Compare With: Most users will select Department to compare instructor or course statistics to departmental statistics.
    • Term: Select the term(s) of interest.
    • College: Select your school or college.
    • Department: Select your department(s), or to run a college-level report, leave this blank.
    • Course Section: Leave this blank to run a college- or department-wide summary.
    • Instructor: Leave this blank to run a college- or department-wide summary.
    • Survey: Select the survey(s) of interest. Note that the report will not run if you are trying to compare surveys created from different Survey Templates. For best results, select only one survey.
    • Show Comments: This option does not work. Leave the box unchecked.
  3. Once you have set your parameters and run your report, export the results to CSV.

Known Issues with Course Section Trend Analysis

  • This report does not includes comments provided in free text fields,despite the check box option to Include Comments. To generate a report with comments, run the Student Course Evaluation Comment Analysis Report.
  • The Export to Excel option will render results as text instead of numbers. Use the Export to CSV function instead.
  • You cannot run more than one report at a time in a single browser.



Keywords:AEFIS afis aphis reporting reports course section trend analysis pivot table median mode average   Doc ID:84650
Owner:Angela T.Group:Learn@UW Madison
Created:2018-08-08 12:44 CDTUpdated:2018-08-15 07:57 CDT
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