Completed Studies

Throughout each academic year, CATT staff conduct studies to collect useful data which can be used to guide teaching and learning at UB. If you have any questions about the studies listed on this page, please email

Influencing Factors of Course Evaluation Response Rates

The main purpose of this study was to explore the factors related to course evaluation response rates from 2019-2021. Furthermore, this study investigated whether the length of the evaluation period is related to end-of-semester response rates.

Characteristics of Midsemester Evaluations

The main purpose of this study was to determine the extent to which students participated in midsemester evaluations and whether participation rates varied by course characteristics from 2019-2021.

Learning Environment Design Impact Study

This multi-phase study consists of secondary and novel data analyses with the overarching goal of identifying student and learning space characteristics that relate to student academic achievement.

Bias Study

The purpose of this study was to explore variables contributing to differences in student assessments of overall instructor quality from 2017-2019.