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30 surveys for ECMB11

ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 100
Session: Fall 2008 Section: L30 Percent Response: 73.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 020163328215.51
Evaluations 226162728215.34
Organization 002142425355.79
Explanations 000102924365.87
Enthusiasm 000143128275.68
Teaching 002112229325.83
Workload 0006225674.57
Difficulty 003393711104.86
Value 02235272074.91
Retake Yes: 64.0%   No: 36.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students taking this course appreciated the professor?s organized lecture notes and past exams. They felt that making past exams available assisted them greatly in preparing for the term tests. Also, students noted that the professor had a great sense of humour which made them look forward to attending his lectures.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 100
Session: Fall 2008 Section: L30 Percent Response: 73.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 020163328215.51
Evaluations 226162728215.34
Organization 002142425355.79
Explanations 000102924365.87
Enthusiasm 000143128275.68
Teaching 002112229325.83
Workload 0006225674.57
Difficulty 003393711104.86
Value 02235272074.91
Retake Yes: 64.0%   No: 36.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students taking this course appreciated the professorís organized lecture notes and past exams. They felt that making past exams available assisted them greatly in preparing for the term tests. Also, students noted that the professor had a great sense of humour which made them look forward to attending his lectures.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 154
Session: Fall 2008 Section: L60 Percent Response: 76.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 101182437205.55
Evaluations 034163428165.29
Organization 005122336245.64
Explanations 015122031315.70
Enthusiasm 013161935275.65
Teaching 00392938225.68
Workload 10457201084.57
Difficulty 105303318125.00
Value 11230261864.86
Retake Yes: 65.0%   No: 35.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students enrolled in the online lecture were very grateful for the almost immediate posting of the class lectures. Many students found the professor to be very organized in his lectures and felt that the tutorials before exams were extremely helpful as well. They also mentioned that the professor was very approachable, which improved their learning experience. However, students suggested that the in-class exams be a bit more challenging to help them prepare for the exams, and also recommended the implementation of weekly tutorials.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Ahmed, S. Course Enrollment: 117
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 87.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 002163735115.37
Evaluations 033102936205.50
Organization 013212538135.34
Explanations 002142439225.64
Enthusiasm 001192140205.58
Teaching 001122640225.69
Workload 01847301414.50
Difficulty 02541331824.65
Value 00236262334.88
Retake Yes: 61.0%   No: 39.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students appreciated Professor Ahmed?s effective teaching style and use of examples to help convey course material. His use of past exams as review was widely cited as helpful, and the class also enjoyed his concise handouts. Suggestions included neater handwriting on the board and a fairer final exam.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Ahmed, S. Course Enrollment: 117
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 87.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 002163735115.37
Evaluations 033102936205.50
Organization 013212538135.34
Explanations 002142439225.64
Enthusiasm 001192140205.58
Teaching 001122640225.69
Workload 01847301414.50
Difficulty 02541331824.65
Value 00236262334.88
Retake Yes: 61.0%   No: 39.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students appreciated Professor Ahmedís effective teaching style and use of examples to help convey course material. His use of past exams as review was widely cited as helpful, and the class also enjoyed his concise handouts. Suggestions included neater handwriting on the board and a fairer final exam.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Pitt, J.G. Course Enrollment: 28
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L30 Percent Response: 78.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00010324155.47
Evaluations 005142332195.50
Organization 0014233214104.80
Explanations 000232823145.32
Enthusiasm 000233228105.25
Teaching 000142828195.58
Workload 05195510053.95
Difficulty 05234151054.05
Value 0003237554.76
Retake Yes: 80.0%   No: 20.0%
calendar, timetable No Comments


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 104
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L30 Percent Response: 66.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00293131275.73
Evaluations 000142531295.78
Organization 000112231355.93
Explanations 00382725355.85
Enthusiasm 00862234295.73
Teaching 000112238275.83
Workload 02545221964.72
Difficulty 022442119124.91
Value 033222121155.16
Retake Yes: 70.3%   No: 29.7%
calendar, timetable No Comments


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 89
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L60 Percent Response: 59.6%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 000171940235.69
Evaluations 200192523315.58
Organization 002161633345.83
Explanations 002161634335.81
Enthusiasm 002162531255.63
Teaching 00282736275.79
Workload 201250211424.37
Difficulty 00648172344.71
Value 00631192184.93
Retake Yes: 69.4%   No: 30.6%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students had mixed thoughts about Professor Yu. Some enjoyed the course and thought that Professor Yu was an exceptional instructor with a great sense of humour who was also able to clearly explain topics. However, some students disagreed and found that he was not able to clearly convey concepts and was always unprepared for class. Students would appreciate if Professor Yu held office hours.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Ahmed, S. Course Enrollment: 106
Session: Fall 2007 Section: 1 Percent Response: 64.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 002153137155.49
Evaluations 020211848125.46
Organization 020113442125.51
Explanations 002113133245.67
Enthusiasm 022122540185.58
Teaching 00293339185.63
Workload 00639421134.66
Difficulty 00339272394.96
Value 20336231864.79
Retake Yes: 60.6%   No: 39.4%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students felt that Professor Ahmed was a good instructor. Nonetheless, many also noted that he could have better prepared them for the midterm exam. Furthermore, many students found it difficult to read Professor Ahmed's handwriting when he used the overhead machine.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 93
Session: Fall 2007 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 62.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 002134219235.50
Evaluations 027163525145.18
Organization 020182328285.63
Explanations 004162326305.64
Enthusiasm 002162825285.63
Teaching 00293819305.68
Workload 00242301874.86
Difficulty 004302121215.27
Value 22018303065.12
Retake Yes: 54.5%   No: 45.5%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students commented that Professor Yu performed excellently and that the course material was very interesting. However, students felt that the examples discussed in class were relatively easy compared to the midtern exam questions. Thus, many felt that the professor should have provided more practice examples comparable to those found on the exams.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 118
Session: Fall 2007 Lecture: 60 Percent Response: 60.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 026153030195.37
Evaluations 336132634165.21
Organization 23682336245.51
Explanations 03553029305.67
Enthusiasm 03362440225.65
Teaching 32363036225.51
Workload 220473010104.73
Difficulty 203222424265.43
Value 323272716104.85
Retake Yes: 54.5%   No: 45.5%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students found Professor Yu to be a great instructor who provided helpful. However, many students felt that more difficult practice questions should have been taken up in class, as this would have helped students better prepare for exams.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 90
Session: Fall 2006 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 68.9%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 002133833155.46
Evaluations 205203030155.23
Organization 020112339255.72
Explanations 20383133235.57
Enthusiasm 000132540225.70
Teaching 002152641165.56
Workload 00549251834.66
Difficulty 002382820135.05
Value 38124717854.10
Retake Yes: 68.3%   No: 31.7%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students commented that Dr. Yu was an effective and enjoyable teacher, although his schedule made it difficult for students to get help outside of class hours. Professor Yu's explanations were interesting, and at the same time clarified key concepts. Several students noted that the practice examples given in class and in the text book were far easier than questions that appeared on the exam, and thought that more difficult practice problems would provide better preparation.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 66
Session: Fall 2006 Lecture: 60 Percent Response: 59.1%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 05083835145.38
Evaluations 5583462484.84
Organization 003162735195.51
Explanations 03382528335.72
Enthusiasm 00583035225.59
Teaching 00583038195.57
Workload 001143228164.76
Difficulty 333221635195.27
Value 96292915933.74
Retake Yes: 57.6%   No: 42.4%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students commented that Dr. Yu was an effective instructor, who was able to explain very well the key concepts. Many found it hard to reach him outside of classroom. Several students felt that more difficult examples in-class would better prepare them for exams.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 32
Session: Fall 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 59.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 000162637215.63
Evaluations 00053732265.79
Organization 00052616536.16
Explanations 000111722506.11
Enthusiasm 000112632325.84
Teaching 00002647266.00
Workload 011053112154.47
Difficulty 06633223304.72
Value 0032321611114.37
Retake Yes: 57.9%   No: 42.1%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students felt that Averbakh was generally a good professor. Some have suggested tutorials.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 78
Session: Fall 2005 Section: 2 Percent Response: 85.9%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 020114223235.53
Evaluations 01193036225.64
Organization 000112831315.82
Explanations 00092430365.94
Enthusiasm 023142139215.58
Teaching 00092534325.89
Workload 00254261534.65
Difficulty 00039361864.91
Value 35224015874.10
Retake Yes: 53.3%   No: 46.7%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students generally enjoyed the course. Many commented that Professor Averbakh explained concepts very well, although some commented that he is hard to understand. Some also commented that the final exam was unfairly difficult, although midterms were easy.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Ahmed, S. Course Enrollment: 87
Session: Fall 2005 Section: 3 Percent Response: 70.1%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00318413435.16
Evaluations 000133834155.51
Organization 053252334105.08
Explanations 023112834215.54
Enthusiasm 02273838155.52
Teaching 022113431205.51
Workload 22348252024.57
Difficulty 00034362375.02
Value 251339132534.44
Retake Yes: 43.3%   No: 56.7%
calendar, timetable Comments
Some students felt that three hour lectures were too long and suggested reducing that to two hours. Many found the professor's notes difficult to read. Regardless, most students commend Professor Ahmed for his enthusiasm, humour, and knowledge of the subject matter.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 106
Session: Fall 2005 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 71.7%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 011142442175.55
Evaluations 115162826225.36
Organization 111122230325.70
Explanations 04352731315.69
Enthusiasm 03053235255.72
Teaching 01192437275.75
Workload 04445241684.67
Difficulty 004213626135.24
Value 4111342171044.01
Retake Yes: 52.7%   No: 47.3%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Yu is an effective lecturer that was enjoyed by most students who commented. Some students noted that the class did not adequately prepare students for the exams due to the level of difficulty of the problems provided before examination. Overall a good class all things considered.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 58
Session: Fall 2004 Section: 1 Percent Response: 81.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 02415403095.17
Evaluations 02613452695.11
Organization 00062840265.85
Explanations 002113030265.67
Enthusiasm 2011191928215.21
Teaching 002112241245.74
Workload 02136091144.27
Difficulty 00636193264.96
Value 202838111744.23
Retake Yes: 62.2%   No: 37.8%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students made it clear that they preferred handouts at the beginning of class for supplemental purposes. Professor Averbakh demonstrates problem sets and examples thoroughly in his lectures.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 70
Session: Fall 2004 Section: 2 Percent Response: 95.7%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 007153130165.33
Evaluations 659143224114.76
Organization 01172540245.73
Explanations 00793131215.49
Enthusiasm 004123033215.54
Teaching 003132443165.57
Workload 1665124934.28
Difficulty 30630381764.74
Value 88174117263.83
Retake Yes: 46.0%   No: 54.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students felt Professor Averbakh was sincere and committed to their success, as evidenced by his detailed and well-prepared material. Many students commented on the handouts given in class and emphasized what works best for them. Most agree they would prefer to receive as much information as possible on prepared notes so they can concentrate more on lectures. Students had various concerns about grading.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Ahmed, S. Course Enrollment: 38
Session: Fall 2004 Section: 3 Percent Response: 68.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00002362155.92
Evaluations 04042346235.77
Organization 00003146235.92
Explanations 00041954235.96
Enthusiasm 00083123385.92
Teaching 00001946356.15
Workload 40042271984.77
Difficulty 00046271984.88
Value 40842311244.46
Retake Yes: 65.2%   No: 34.8%
calendar, timetable Comments
Unfortunately, no comments were available for this course.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 123
Session: Fall 2004 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 85.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00032437376.07
Evaluations 10252041315.91
Organization 00031529536.33
Explanations 00121132536.35
Enthusiasm 00031230556.37
Teaching 00011039506.38
Workload 112482513114.76
Difficulty 104362224135.02
Value 451443151454.21
Retake Yes: 60.4%   No: 39.6%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students depict Professor Yu as witty, enthusiastic and insightful. Many felt that his exams were very challenging, specifically the multiple choice questions. Students would also prefer if the course text were to provide questions of higher difficulty to prepare them for exams.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Ahmed, S. Course Enrollment: 46
Session: Fall 2004 Section: 4 Percent Response: 87.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00313384085.38
Evaluations 03384333135.38
Organization 033133333155.38
Explanations 003132045205.67
Enthusiasm 00583343135.50
Teaching 00353050135.65
Workload 00053331054.67
Difficulty 00042331964.89
Value 001346151884.62
Retake Yes: 66.7%   No: 33.3%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students agreed that Professor Ahmed has the ability to make statistics far more interesting than it actually is. He also gets straight to the point. Some felt that his method of testing could be improved.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 31
Session: Fall 2003 Section: 1 Percent Response: 71.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00018274595.50
Evaluations 004221345135.40
Organization 00041840366.10
Explanations 000132222405.90
Enthusiasm 000272227225.50
Teaching 00042745225.90
Workload 0045027994.70
Difficulty 00040369135.00
Value 40942142344.50
Retake Yes: 63.0%   No: 36.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students were very thankful for Professor Averbakh's detailed handouts, which were extremely helpful in explaining concepts. Professor Averbakh was further complimented for his thorough explanations in class although a few students expressed the need for a more structured course outline.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 53
Session: Fall 2003 Section: 3 Percent Response: 91.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 22041351084.70
Evaluations 24629361744.60
Organization 220143327205.40
Explanations 226164318105.00
Enthusiasm 222332522125.00
Teaching 22018432585.10
Workload 0026517684.50
Difficulty 00434361584.90
Value 221045211064.40
Retake Yes: 51.0%   No: 48.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students found Professor Averbakh's handouts to be extremely useful, allowing students to focus better during lectures. Professor Averbakh was noted as being approachable and responsible. Students expressed concerns regarding the grading scheme which was mainly focused on a final answer. Quite a few students requested that past exams are made available for practice.


ECMB11H: Quantitive Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Ahmed, S. Course Enrollment: 72
Session: Fall 2002 Section: 1 Percent Response: 83.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00553340165.52
Evaluations 00083335225.61
Organization 00062246245.78
Explanations 003102531305.70
Enthusiasm 00081838335.81
Teaching 00052344275.88
Workload 00140302254.80
Difficulty 00328322864.91
Value 002373514104.83
Retake Yes: 53.0%   No: 46.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students overwhelmingly agree that Professor Ahmed is a good professor with an effective teaching style.


ECMB11H: Quantitive Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Ahmed, S. Course Enrollment: 82
Session: Fall 2002 Section: 2 Percent Response: 85.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 000143134185.41
Evaluations 01082538255.62
Organization 00483132225.45
Explanations 001121538315.71
Enthusiasm 00112240345.95
Teaching 00072235345.86
Workload 0026820524.22
Difficulty 0075131814.35
Value 00139351574.73
Retake Yes: 74.0%   No: 25.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
The professor is very helpful and enthusiastic. He possesses a good teaching style, however, students are advised to watch out for tricky exam questions.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 51
Session: Winter 2002 Section: 1 Percent Response: 72.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00814363385.10
Evaluations 00325283685.21
Organization 000112542225.75
Explanations 006173328175.38
Enthusiasm 000222238195.59
Teaching 003111954145.70
Workload 00036253365.09
Difficulty 003143125285.66
Value 00450191984.77
Retake Yes: 24.0%   No: 76.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
The handouts were useful and appreciated by students. They allowed the students to pay attention to what professor Averbakh said and try to understand the concepts, rather than racing to take notes. The students for more appropriate examples to help study and prepare for the midterm and final exam.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 78
Session: Fall 2001 Section: 1 Percent Response: 70.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00272949135.60
Evaluations 204112935205.53
Organization 00041547356.18
Explanations 00041649316.07
Enthusiasm 002111546265.83
Teaching 00001752316.14
Workload 00447351504.65
Difficulty 00233332945.05
Value 02032322775.03
Retake Yes: 63.0%   No: 37.0%
calendar, timetable No Comments


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 73
Session: Fall 2001 Section: 2 Percent Response: 71.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 04483139145.40
Evaluations 041083729135.20
Organization 00082043295.93
Explanations 002121639315.85
Enthusiasm 02021445376.11
Teaching 00061060246.02
Workload 00447222424.68
Difficulty 02422303485.14
Value 005312429125.17
Retake Yes: 43.0%   No: 57.0%
calendar, timetable No Comments


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 61
Session: Fall 2001 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 72.1%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 20071643325.90
Evaluations 00272348205.77
Organization 00251648306.04
Explanations 00292020485.98
Enthusiasm 00221632486.22
Teaching 00021432526.34
Workload 02055181694.73
Difficulty 000412523115.04
Value 000172640175.57
Retake Yes: 61.0%   No: 39.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Dr. Yu was an excellent professor and was always willing to help students at any time. Yu's exams reflected the material he taught in lecture.


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