What can faculty do with cruel student evaluations? Even if off-base and misguided, hurtful student comments and ratings can be demoralizing. Isis Artze-Vega, EdD in his article gives the following tips:

  1. Analyze the Data
  2. Do not dwell on negative feedback
  3. Try to learn from the negative
  4. Try to find counter comments
  5. Spend time digesting the positive comments
  6. Read evaluations with a friend
  7. Be proactive, especially about analyzing the data.