The BVA uses a number of tools to generate and share data across campuses participating in our Research Action Clusters (RACs). The following surveys and protocols are currently available:
Teaching Practice Survey
Developed through the BVA collaboration to measure faculty teaching attitudes, beliefs, and practices, this instrument integrates and adapts surveys that have been used previously at the University of British Columbia, the University of Kansas, and the University of Saskatchewan. This survey is being used by campuses participating in RAC1.
Classroom Observation Protocol for Undergraduate STEM (COPUS)
Developed by a team of researchers from the University of British Columbia, COPUS will be used in RAC1 to collect information about the types and frequency of teaching practices used in transformed classes.