4 surveys for EESA11

EESA11H: Environmental Pollution
Instructor: Arhonditsis, G. Course Enrollment: 217
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L30 Percent Response: 49.8%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 21272435265.70
Evaluations 103102337255.70
Organization 111133027255.59
Explanations 20272829295.72
Enthusiasm 10091730416.03
Teaching 10181933365.94
Workload 20566111134.30
Difficulty 2146022534.29
Value 210301724135.11
Retake Yes: 87.9%   No: 12.1%
calendar, timetable Comments
Overall, students felt that Professor Arhonditsis was a very engaging and passionate professor. They agreed that his lectures were interesting and informative. Many refer to him as one of the "greatest [professor] on campus," as he was always enthusiastic, helpful and approachable.

EESA11H: Environmental Pollution
Instructor: Arhonditsis, G. Course Enrollment: 246
Session: Winter 2008 Section: L30 Percent Response: 50.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 109132924215.33
Evaluations 117122630215.43
Organization 317133122215.25
Explanations 109142823215.34
Enthusiasm 117151822345.58
Teaching 215102826255.52
Workload 12125913554.21
Difficulty 1095023954.43
Value 108332111134.84
Retake Yes: 70.0%   No: 30.0%
calendar, timetable Comments

EESA11H: Environmental Pollution
Instructor: Arhonditsis, G. Course Enrollment: 276
Session: Winter 2007 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 56.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 254223218174.99
Evaluations 215213817165.10
Organization 335203022175.07
Explanations 324203020205.12
Enthusiasm 213202524265.40
Teaching 313193420205.21
Workload 1356320724.28
Difficulty 1345623934.38
Value 22951161464.41
Retake Yes: 66.0%   No: 34.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
The vast majority of those who took this class found Dr. Arhonditsis to be an enjoyable, passionate and sometimes humourous lecturer. Many comments were made that he could be difficult to understand at times, either from his speaking pace or his accent. All agreed that the material was important to everyone, although a small number found it more scientific than they anticipated. Those who could not attend any of the 12 office hours held each week were frustrated by the 'no-email' policy, while those who did attend found his help, and his interest in their understanding, quite valuable.

EESA11H: Environmental Pollution
Instructor: Wauchop, S. Course Enrollment: 154
Session: Winter 2006 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 58.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 913122726933.88
Evaluations 410824222664.49
Organization 77729271684.42
Explanations 661229271374.34
Enthusiasm 6715171822164.65
Teaching 871522281564.22
Workload 01247271864.74
Difficulty 0395225834.35
Value 144412413114.68
Retake Yes: 46.5%   No: 53.5%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students felt the depth of Professor Wauchop's knowledge in his field but had various concerns with the execution of this course. While slides and material seemed carefully prepared for each class, lectures were based so much off those same slides they seemed redundant to some. Many students felt they weren't given an opportunity to understand the expectations of the course and found work they were doing (particularly small assignments worth 1% of the final) to be graded entirely out of proportion to the effort required. Students hoped for improvement in the future, as most respected Professor Wauchop's sincere effort and genuine enthusiasm.

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