Bellarmine's Official Policy on Survey Administration:
The Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness shall coordinate all surveys of Bellarmine community members. IR&E shall have primary responsibility for administering surveys or evaluations where the purpose is academic or operational assessment, accreditation, compliance, program evaluation, or other research connected to the University’s institutional effectiveness efforts. Survey sponsors shall be responsible for demonstrating the extent to which collected feedback leads to meaningful and quality continuous improvement practices.
Outline of Survey Steps
The summary below is a guide to the general process of launching a survey or evaluation at Bellarmine University when it falls under the official policy. Please ensure you have carefully reviewed and completed each of the steps. Staff in IR&E are available to help at each point in the process.
- Review Bellarmine's official policy on survey administration, as well as any corresponding policies that govern surveys and evaluations (e.g. IRB).
- Visit the survey calendar and view the Survey SOP Examples document to help prepare your survey request submission to IR&E.
- Submit the survey request form.
- Coordinate logistics with IR&E staff for next steps.
Survey Administration Protocols
IR&E will operationalize its responsibility to coordinate surveys through the following practices: