OSU recently transitioned from eSET to the Student Learning Experience survey (SLE).

Beginning Fall 2021, the standard questions are:

  • My instructor modeled and promoted inclusivity.
  • The course materials were accessible to me.
  • I felt like I belonged in this course.
  • This course was structured so that I could work effectively with others who were different from me.
  • I had the necessary resources to achieve the course learning outcomes.
  • Course learning activities helped me connect to the content.
  • This course was well organized.
  • Course activities gave me the chance to show my progress towards course learning outcomes.
  • Feedback on tests, assignments, and/or graded activities informed my thinking and learning.
  • Directions and expectations for tests, assignments and/or graded activities were clear.
  • Tests, assignments and/or graded activities matched the course learning outcomes.
  • My instructor addressed students' non-academic needs.
  • I had opportunities to develop professional skills.
  • I had opportunities to become a better learner.

Two questions will continue from the previous eSET survey:

  • The course as a whole was
  • The instructor's contribution to the course was

Students are also asked the following open-ended questions:

  • Please comment on how the course positively supported your learning.
  • Please comment on how the course could better support your learning.


Student Evaluation of Teaching (SET and eSET) questions from 2004-2021 were:

  • The course as a whole was
  • The instructor's contribution to the course was
  • Clarity of course objectives or outcomes was
  • Clarity of student responsibilities and requirements was
  • Course organization was
  • Availability of extra help when needed was
  • Instructor's use of various instructional techniques to accommodate differences in learning styles among student was
  • Instructor's interest in my learning was
  • Instructor's ability to stimulate my thinking more deeply about the subject was
  • Instructor's timely feedback to tests and other work was
  • Instructor's ability to develop a welcoming classroom environment for all participants was
  • Instructor's evaluation of student performance in accordance with course objectives was

The open-ended question was:

  • Please comment about ways to improve instruction.