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5 surveys for EESB05

EESB05H: Principles of Soil Science
Instructor: Simpson, M. Course Enrollment: 77
Session: Fall 2007 Section: 1 Percent Response: 63.6%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 003112331275.76
Evaluations 00373129255.73
Organization 00352335295.91
Explanations 00571735295.86
Enthusiasm 003111939235.76
Teaching 00552539215.73
Workload 00533351754.82
Difficulty 00037331774.91
Value 000212521115.27
Retake Yes: 58.1%   No: 41.9%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Simpson was deemed enthusiastic and knowledgeable. Students found the value of his lectures to be very high and thought that he was very approachable and extremely helpful. Moreover, many students plan to take courses with Professor Simpson in the future.


EESB05H: Principles of Soil Science
Instructor: Simpson, M. Course Enrollment: 78
Session: Fall 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 60.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 000112130385.96
Evaluations 000112136325.89
Organization 00241733436.11
Explanations 00242830365.94
Enthusiasm 002111530436.00
Teaching 00242328436.04
Workload 00452261174.63
Difficulty 0245326964.53
Value 991537137114.00
Retake Yes: 67.4%   No: 32.6%
calendar, timetable Comments
Most students had a wonderful experience with the course and Professor Simpson's teaching. Some found the midterm to be too detailed. Students think that a field trip would be helpful to visualize the different types of soils they study about in the course.


EESB05H: Principles of Soil Science
Instructor: Simpson, M. Course Enrollment: 58
Session: Fall 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 69.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 000102540255.80
Evaluations 033101835335.78
Organization 00052045306.00
Explanations 00052844235.85
Enthusiasm 00352338335.92
Teaching 00032338386.10
Workload 0086820334.25
Difficulty 0007020834.42
Value 58134428033.92
Retake Yes: 63.2%   No: 36.8%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students appreciated the clear and direct style of Professor Simpson and felt they were able to understand expectations and focus on what mattered in this course. They found both the lectures and laboratory elements enjoyable. One student summed up the general feeling nicely by saying, 'A very interesting course, considering it relates to dirt and stuff.'


EESB05H: Principles of Soil Science
Instructor: Simpson, M. Course Enrollment: 52
Session: Fall 2004 Section: 1 Percent Response: 80.8%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00021755266.05
Evaluations 00022645265.95
Organization 0002245506.43
Explanations 00051748316.05
Enthusiasm 00001052386.29
Teaching 00051034516.32
Workload 0026824504.32
Difficulty 0057120504.24
Value 08549211084.44
Retake Yes: 84.6%   No: 15.4%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students enjoyed this class and felt Professor Simpson had a lot to do with making it interesting. They appreciated her organization and precision and were surprised at the amount there was to learn about soil. A couple commented that the text was almost optional because testing was only based on material covered in lectures and the lectures were very clear on their own.


EESB05H: Principles of Soil Science
Instructor: Simpson, M. Course Enrollment: 65
Session: Fall 2003 Section: 1 Percent Response: 69.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00022651205.90
Evaluations 00281748225.80
Organization 00021540426.20
Explanations 00242040336.00
Enthusiasm 00262026446.00
Teaching 00021540426.20
Workload 0006327904.50
Difficulty 00062241124.50
Value 201844181504.20
Retake Yes: 70.0%   No: 29.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students in this class felt that Professor Simpson was very proactive and committed to their understanding of the course material, making special effort to be available for consultation and to show up at the practicals. Students were generally impressed with her preparation and organized approach to the course content.


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