Annual evaluations of faculty performance are conducted in accordance with College Policy 6.12 and College Procedure 612(a). The following sections highlight important components of the evaluation process.
Academic Department Chair evaluations are conducted annually using the Annual Chair Evaluation form.
In accordance with College Procedure 612(a), each semester students are invited to evaluate the course and instructor for each course in which they are enrolled. Students will receive an email with links to their evaluations. Results of evaluations are shared with department Chairs and instructors after the submission of grades. The following are the questions on the student evaluation of instruction. SmartEvals is an anonymous Course and Instructor evaluation system used by the College. Faculty can access evaluation results at https://daytonastate.smartevals.com/.
All teaching faculty will be observed by the department chair or by full-time faculty (as approved by the appropriate AVP).
Full-time faculty on continuing contract will be observed at least once every two years. Faculty on an annual contract will be observed at least once during each academic year. Adjunct faculty observations will be completed at least once a year. All Classroom Observation forms will include signatures and be stored in department files.
More observations may be conducted if deemed necessary by supervisors.
Full-time faculty are required to submit an activity report annually. This report is an opportunity for faculty to highlight their accomplishments for the year and is used as a component in the Annual Performance Evaluation.
(a) Student Support Goal
Supporting our students’ success has been a top priority at Daytona State College for many years. In the spring of 2016 the Faculty Senate passed a motion to replace the Department Goal with a Student Support Goal. The Student Support Goal will be part of the annual evaluation and goal setting process starting spring, 2017.
Student Support Goal (effective Spring 2017):
Faculty and Chairs will collaborate on an annual Student Support Goal that:
Options for Student Support Goal [where documented]:
Tutor and Facilitate
Sponsor and Support