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8 surveys for ECMA01

ECMA01H: Introduction to Microeconomics
Instructor: Furlong, K. Course Enrollment: 195
Session: Fall 2008 Section: L30 Percent Response: 47.7%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 02281234406.06
Evaluations 02371632396.00
Organization 026122324315.61
Explanations 005101230395.94
Enthusiasm 0334925546.25
Teaching 00371327476.15
Workload 22545221874.69
Difficulty 023382716124.93
Value 020202419195.40
Retake Yes: 73.0%   No: 27.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Many students were pleased with the content of the lectures, stating that the professor provided them with ample details on what to study for exams. They also felt that the professor was enthusiastic and showed interest in his students. However, some students thought tutorials should allow for more student engagement and questions.


ECMA01H: Introduction to Microeconomics
Instructor: Furlong, K. Course Enrollment: 202
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L30 Percent Response: 45.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 32382736245.60
Evaluations 302122236275.66
Organization 246122723295.43
Explanations 33392927305.57
Enthusiasm 20282034365.92
Teaching 30381929415.89
Workload 44948171654.34
Difficulty 24439281984.75
Value 005282125145.17
Retake Yes: 75.5%   No: 24.4%
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ECMA01H: Introduction to Microeconomics
Instructor: Furlong, K. Course Enrollment: 197
Session: Fall 2007 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 45.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 206141830305.60
Evaluations 200151335345.86
Organization 206171833235.47
Explanations 205152325305.57
Enthusiasm 205122131305.66
Teaching 202161533325.76
Workload 2084925964.50
Difficulty 224472214114.72
Value 204291720225.25
Retake Yes: 72.3%   No: 27.7%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students commented that Professor Furlong was an enthusiastic instructor who was sincerely interested in facilitating student learning. Moreover, students appreciated the sample exams he provided them. Nonetheless, some students thought that the three-hour lecture was far too long.


ECMA01H: Introduction to Microeconomics
Instructor: Furlong, K. Course Enrollment: 176
Session: Fall 2006 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 44.9%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 406192727185.15
Evaluations 014132837185.48
Organization 348152928145.04
Explanations 316232328165.11
Enthusiasm 134102927265.48
Teaching 018172735135.24
Workload 01458191534.51
Difficulty 014422614134.87
Value 45164418944.10
Retake Yes: 62.7%   No: 37.3%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students thought that the course material was interesting, and was clearly applicable to everyday life. However, Professor Furlong's high expectations for an introductory course were intimidating to some, with large amounts of material being covered very quickly. They felt that the professor was impolite at times, leaving some students hesitant to ask questions. Several felt that more time allotted for student questions and to write exams would improve their learning experience.


ECMA01H: Introduction to Microeconomics
Instructor: Furlong, K. Course Enrollment: 200
Session: Fall 2005 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 49.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 20582335265.62
Evaluations 21592532255.53
Organization 114172432205.40
Explanations 13592729255.47
Enthusiasm 10271837345.91
Teaching 12561935315.72
Workload 03852191534.44
Difficulty 02845211854.61
Value 592030211133.99
Retake Yes: 66.3%   No: 33.7%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Furlong was complimented for being able to keep student interest despite the lengthy 3-hour lecture. At times students felt that the Professor talked to fast and that it was hard to keep up. Some students commented that the tutorials as they were currently designed weren't very useful. The course was a good learning experience overall.


ECMA01H: Introduction to Microeconomics
Instructor: Cook, T. Course Enrollment: 30
Session: Summer 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 86.7%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00081248326.04
Evaluations 00081342386.08
Organization 00081342386.08
Explanations 00042226486.17
Enthusiasm 00042230436.13
Teaching 00041743356.09
Workload 0087913004.04
Difficulty 0017709404.00
Value 00065170174.70
Retake Yes: 87.0%   No: 13.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Unfortunately, no comments were available for this course.


ECMA01H: Introduction to Microeconomics
Instructor: Furlong, K. Course Enrollment: 192
Session: Fall 2004 Section: 1 Percent Response: 59.9%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 003152932225.56
Evaluations 000152736225.65
Organization 005222434155.32
Explanations 005132332265.61
Enthusiasm 00192339295.86
Teaching 00092635305.86
Workload 2075427744.39
Difficulty 11345311534.63
Value 69183916653.86
Retake Yes: 77.1%   No: 22.9%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students found this course effective and very applicable to 'real' life. They found Professor Furlong's prepared material, especially problem sheets, very helpful. A few students comment that his lectures were sometimes too fast for them to follow. Numerous students comment on the tutorial sections and all agree that they are important to success in this class. Those with effective tutorial leaders credit them with being very helpful, those with less successful leaders felt they were losing out.


ECMA01H: Introduction to Microeconomics
Instructor: Furlong, K. Course Enrollment: 140
Session: Fall 2003 Section: 1 Percent Response: 68.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 034172934115.20
Evaluations 04615323295.10
Organization 137222823135.00
Explanations 049162424205.20
Enthusiasm 005172727225.40
Teaching 022152733195.50
Workload 06741211654.50
Difficulty 02432321794.90
Value 54213919813.90
Retake Yes: 60.0%   No: 39.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students were generally satisfied with the course instruction. Students described Professor Furlong as enthusiastic as well as vibrant and complimented him for his ability to explain concepts effectively. However students felt that tutorials were too large and required further improvement in quality. Students also suggested that the continuous 3 hour lecture be distributed over several days.


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