Frequently Asked Questions
  1. QUARTERLY RESPONSIBILITIES
    1. What are the essential quarterly responsibilities of an administrator in charge of OTE for an academic unit that administers its own evaluations?
    2. What is the deadline for administrators to initiate the process, exclude classes, enter special classes, and resolve cross-listed conflicts?
    3. What are the essential quarterly responsibilities of an administrator in charge of OTE for an academic unit that delegates the administration of evaluations to its subunits?
    4. What are the important OTE dates to remember each quarter?

  2. ONE-TIME RESPONSIBILITIES
    1. What are the essential one-time responsibilities of an administrator in charge of OTE for an academic unit that administers its own evaluations?

  3. GENERAL QUESTIONS ON THE OTE SYSTEM
    1. What is OTE?
    2. Does OTE force all colleges and departments to use the same evaluation form?
    3. When was OTE introduced at DePaul?
    4. What are the main features of OTE?
    5. How does OTE accommodate different colleges with different internal structures and processes to administer course evaluations?
    6. What are the essential things I need to know about the hierarchy of users in OTE?
    7. Is there any limitation on the type, number, and length of questions that can be part of an evaluation in OTE?
    8. How does OTE handle combined (cross-listed) classes?
    9. Does OTE handle evaluation of multiple instructors for a single class?
    10. Does OTE handle evaluation of classes whose duration is non-standard?
    11. What if I have a few classes that cannot/should not be evaluated by the OTE system?
    12. What are the details on the email messages sent to students?
    13. What are the details on the email messages sent to faculty members?
    14. What kind of reports are available to faculty members?
    15. What kind of reports are available for admins?
    16. How does OTE 2.0 compute statistics?
    17. How do administrators know what to do at the beginning of each quarter?
    18. What are the 5 University questions adopted by Faculty Council in May 2006?
    19. How does OTE 2.0 handle online learning (OL) classes?


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