Mid-Semester Assessments

Mid-Semester Assessment (MSA) is a confidential, non- evaluative form of assessment, used to gather student feedback on their learning experience. Mid-Semester Assessment includes Online Surveys and Small Group Instructional Diagnosis (SGID).

Surveys are tailored to help instructors get feedback from students in the middle of the semester, in time for them to make adjustments for the remaining part of the semester. CLT collaborates with instructors to develop the survey, and then administers it online and finally produces a report with the results. Several faculty members find pre and post assessment consultations with CLT to be valuable in both designing the assessments, as well as acting upon feedback received from students. Student response has been very positive to MSA; they appreciate instructor willingness to receive their feedback and act upon it whenever appropriate. View a sample survey report here.

Small Group Instructional Diagnosis (SGID) is a formative assessment tool in which CLT asks students about what helps them learn and their suggestions on how to improve their learning experience. Upon Instructor request, two CLT staff members facilitate a discussion with students about their learning experience. CLT shares a summary report of student feedback along with suggested recommendations (where appropriate) with the instructor. More about how SGIDs are conducted

Every semester CLT shares a Mid-Semester Assessment request form with all faculty. Make sure you place your request through the announced link.

Important Note:
  • All CLT assessments are confidential and are only shared with the course instructor
  • Faculty members are always welcome for pre and post assessment consultations