Teacher Evaluations

This is an overview of the teacher evaluations I have received for the courses I have taught.  To view more details about the courses themselves please view my Courses Taught Page.  An excel workbook can be downloaded here to view all individual ratings and comments.

ENGE 1024 Engineering Exploration – Fall 2012 – Midterm Evaluations

105 Students Enrolled, 91 Evaluations Submitted

Questions with average rating:

My workshop leader is:
(1 = Never, 2 = Infrequently, 3 = About half the time, 4 = Frequently, 5 = Always, 6 = Not Applicable)

  1. is enthusiastic about teaching:  4
  2. is well prepared for workshop:  5
  3. can be heard and understood easily:  3
  4. makes good use of technology in instruction:  4
  5. understands and explains engineering content well:  4
  6. links workshop activities to lecture material:  4
  7. explains workshop activities and logistics well:  4
  8. manages workshop effectively, starting and ending on time:  5
  9. writes legibly on the chalkboard, whiteboard, tablet, etc:  5
  10. effectively distributes time across students needing help during class activities:  4
  11. answers students’ questions willingly:  5
  12. avoids disparaging or intimidating comments:  5
  13. is available for consultation in person or via email when needed:  5
  14. enforces policies uniformly and fairly for all students:  5
  15. post grades in as timely a manner as possible:  4

Overall Rating:  4.56
(1 = poor, 2 = fair, 3 = average, 4 = good, 5 = very good, 6 = excellent)

Comments – What is done well:

  • “Being patient with students and not responding to questions and problems in a discouraging, demeaning way”
  • “I think she actually cares about students”
  • “She is avidly contributing through her delightful persona and spot on knowledge of material”
  • “She is defiantly a fair teacher who cares for our education”
  • “I understand what she teaches which is always a win”
  • “Keeping everyone engaged and understanding the material”
  • “Engineering”
  • “She connects well with the students”
  • “Everything”

Comments – What needs improvement:

  • “Speaking loud and confidently”
  • “She needs to be more assertive and not afraid of the class”
  • “Look to see who has a question more often”
  • “Get a little more updated on technology usage”

ENGE 1024 Engineering Exploration – Fall 2012 – Final Evaluations

105 Students Enrolled, 57 Evaluations Submitted

Questions with average rating:

My workshop leader is:
(1 = Never, 2 = Infrequently, 3 = About half the time, 4 = Frequently, 5 = Always, 6 = Not Applicable)

  1. is enthusiastic about teaching:  4
  2. is well prepared for workshop:  5
  3. can be heard and understood easily:  4
  4. makes good use of technology in instruction:  4
  5. understands and explains engineering content well:  4
  6. links workshop activities to lecture material:  4
  7. explains workshop activities and logistics well:  4
  8. manages workshop effectively, starting and ending on time:  5
  9. writes legibly on the chalkboard, whiteboard, tablet, etc:  5
  10. effectively distributes time across students needing help during class activities:  4
  11. answers students’ questions willingly:  5
  12. avoids disparaging or intimidating comments:  5
  13. is available for consultation in person or via email when needed:  5
  14. enforces policies uniformly and fairly for all students:  5
  15. post grades in as timely a manner as possible:  4

Overall Rating:  4.80
(1 = poor, 2 = fair, 3 = average, 4 = good, 5 = very good, 6 = excellent)

Comments – What is done well:

  • “Answering questions adequately and making sure everyone understands the material”
  • “Friendly, easy to communicate with”
  • “Creating a valuable learning environment”
  • “She was very personable and easy to relate to”
  • “She is always willing to help and answer questions”

Comments – What needs improvement:

  • “Projecting her voice across class room”
  • “Speaking up and being a dominant teacher”
  • “Being heard clearly and enforcing proper classroom respect”

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