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6 surveys for ECMB09

ECMB09Y: Quantitative Methods in Economics
Instructor: Ahmed, S. Course Enrollment: 97
Session: Summer 2007 Section: 1 Percent Response: 67.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 225223131105.08
Evaluations 405173133135.18
Organization 221324282784.83
Explanations 2210242428145.03
Enthusiasm 424172728205.28
Teaching 242143930135.22
Workload 00439361484.84
Difficulty 005253724105.08
Value 22737271384.65
Retake Yes: 48.3%   No: 51.7%
calendar, timetable Comments
Overall, students enjoyed Professor Ahmed's enthusiasm. However, some stated that his notes were illegible and that he tended to rush through the course material. Nonetheless, students appreciated the review questions and past exams that Professor Ahmed made available to them.


ECMB09Y: Quantitative Methods in Economics
Instructor: Ahmed, S. Course Enrollment: 97
Session: Summer 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 65.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 002183534115.35
Evaluations 006133527185.37
Organization 035213229105.08
Explanations 002192634195.50
Enthusiasm 020152439215.61
Teaching 000113734185.58
Workload 022393413114.89
Difficulty 020342926105.06
Value 352036215104.21
Retake Yes: 52.5%   No: 47.5%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students generally liked the professor and many commented on his sense of humour. Students also appreciated the volume of practice problems. Some remarked that they are concerned about the difficulty of the final exam as the midterms were relatively simple and class average was very high.


ECMB09Y: Quantitative Methods in Economics
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 48
Session: Summer 2006 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 54.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 40444227195.38
Evaluations 044153527155.23
Organization 044232723195.19
Explanations 004191542195.54
Enthusiasm 000161648205.72
Teaching 08003135275.65
Workload 00846271544.62
Difficulty 008271927195.23
Value 00842271584.73
Retake Yes: 36.0%   No: 64.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students made very positive comments about the professor. Many felt that he is engaging, knowledgeable, and always available for help. Students were concerned, however, at the lack of challenging problems taken up in class and at the format of the exams.


ECMB09Y: Quantitative Methods in Economics
Instructor: Ahmed, S. Course Enrollment: 47
Session: Summer 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 89.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 202262631125.14
Evaluations 205213126145.14
Organization 005202739105.29
Explanations 007152437175.41
Enthusiasm 202153229205.39
Teaching 002122244205.66
Workload 002272024275.46
Difficulty 002171539275.71
Value 003311125315.50
Retake Yes: 46.3%   No: 53.7%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Ahmed is enthusiastic about his material. Some commented on the readability of his writing. Most students noted that his midterms were significantly easier than his finals and felt that the final should not be cumulative.


ECMB09Y: Quantitative Methods in Economics
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 89
Session: Summer 2005 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 78.7%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 01072149215.80
Evaluations 414161637215.34
Organization 01491740295.76
Explanations 01391939305.80
Enthusiasm 00032637346.03
Teaching 00091641346.01
Workload 003472613114.83
Difficulty 000233525175.36
Value 6131333191064.00
Retake Yes: 52.2%   No: 47.8%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Yu is an enthusiastic and entertaining Professor. He is credited by students as explaining concepts quite clearly. Some felt that the level of difficulty of in class and textbook problems did not adequately prepare them for the level of difficulty of the problems on the exams.


ECMB09Y: Quantitative Methods in Economics
Instructor: Ahmed, S. Course Enrollment: 69
Session: Summer 2004 Section: 1 Percent Response: 88.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 000103041205.70
Evaluations 00071851255.93
Organization 003112038285.75
Explanations 00251542376.07
Enthusiasm 02051144386.10
Teaching 00231538436.16
Workload 00735302354.85
Difficulty 00537282554.88
Value 002037221554.47
Retake Yes: 74.5%   No: 25.5%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students were generally happy with this course and Professor Ahmed's teaching style. Students felt that the Professor provided many great examples and gave enough time for the assignment. They also appreciated his review problems for tests and exams and felt that they were very helpful.


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