Explorance Blue- Student FAQs
An invitation email will be sent inviting you to complete the course survey. Additional reminders will be sent while the course survey is open.
When logging into D2L, a pop-up window will appear listing the surveys to be completed, as well you can click the D2L “Course Surveys” tab (at the top of the D2L homepage) to complete the surveys.
The course survey may have closed, and you no longer have access to the survey.
The course did not meet the criteria for a survey to be completed (fewer than 8 students, or certain types of courses).
Your course may be administered through Class Climate. Blue is being rolled out in phases—for Summer 2023, five faculties are the first to use the platform (Faculties of Law, Social Work and Nursing, Haskayne School of Business and Werklund School of Education). If you are also taking classes in other faculties not listed above, you will provide your course feedback in Class Climate.
Invitation and reminder emails are sent to ucalgary.ca email addresses only. Please check your inbox and junk folders, in case it was sorted incorrectly.
Blue is being rolled out in phases—for Summer 2023, five faculties are the first to use the platform (Faculties of Law, Social Work and Nursing, Haskayne School of Business and Werklund School of Education). If you are also taking classes in other faculties not listed above, you will provide your course feedback in Class Climate.
Other faculties will be included in upcoming phases (Fall 2023 and Winter 2024).
Yes, you can revisit the course survey until the survey closes. Click the link in your email invite or select “Course Surveys” tab in D2L.
Unfortunately, once the course survey is closed, we cannot reopen it.
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your question and we will get back to you soon!
The information you provide in course surveys is confidential. Course instructors are provided with an aggregate summary of their student feedback with student names and UCIDs removed. Student feedback for a course will be released, provided sufficient response rates, after official final grades have been posted in your student portal.
Comments which may breach the Student Non-Academic Misconduct Policy will be flagged and may be shared as required.
The USRI Technology Steering Committee:
- Provides strategic direction for the implementation of a new technology platform.
- Consults with CFIWG as needed to meet actions of recommendation report and to coordinate communications around the technology change
- Oversees the work of the USRI Technology Working Group
Leslie Reid (Chair)
Vice Provost, Teaching and Learning
Director, Office of Institutional Analysis (OIA)
Associate Dean, Teaching, Learning and Student Engagement, Faculty of Arts
Senior Director, Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning
Director, IT Solutions and Service Delivery
Director, Continuing Education
Manager, Communications and Programming, Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning
Laura Forbes (Co-Chair)
Project Manager, IT
Vice Dean, Faculty of Social Work
Associate Dean, Teaching and Learning, Haskayne School of Business
Associate Director, Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning
Chief Information Officer, Information Technologies
Teaching and Learning Project Coordinator