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15 surveys for MATB41

MATB41H: Techniques of the Calculus of Several Variables I
Instructor: Moore, E. Course Enrollment: 123
Session: Fall 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 65.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00519432775.10
Evaluations 043172835145.30
Organization 03914333395.11
Explanations 03915343375.05
Enthusiasm 003173425225.47
Teaching 222182935145.34
Workload 002233827135.26
Difficulty 203283524105.06
Value 02324351494.99
Retake Yes: 72.0%   No: 28.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students felt that the professor adequately explained course objectives. However, many suggested that a break was needed in the two hour lecture, and felt that at times the professor's writing on the blackboard was difficult to read.


MATB41H: Techniques of the Calculus of Several Variables I
Instructor: Moore, E. Course Enrollment: 91
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 62.6%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 002183730135.34
Evaluations 022113929185.45
Organization 026133032185.39
Explanations 001193634135.28
Enthusiasm 00883722275.54
Teaching 002153730165.45
Workload 002233625155.27
Difficulty 002362329135.14
Value 00632252244.84
Retake Yes: 60.4%   No: 39.6%
calendar, timetable Comments
Many students felt the course to be very well structured and organized. They enjoyed the Professor's nonchalant attitude as he taught the material, because it would help students concentrate. However, students suggested the fact that more examples need to be used, and a ten minute break should become a must!


MATB41H: Techniques of the Calculus of Several Variables I
Instructor: Moore, E. Course Enrollment: 96
Session: Fall 2007 Section: 1 Percent Response: 76.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00010355065.51
Evaluations 000103544115.57
Organization 23792843105.26
Explanations 22353939135.44
Enthusiasm 003132935215.58
Teaching 02033650105.63
Workload 000213929115.31
Difficulty 002243531115.26
Value 00331222195.02
Retake Yes: 52.9%   No: 47.1%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students found Professor Moore to be a great instructor and appreciated the clear explanations he provided in class. Nevertheless, some students would have appreciated a break midway through class.


MATB41H: Techniques of the Calculus of Several Variables I
Instructor: Butscher, A. Course Enrollment: 74
Session: Fall 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 75.7%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 202272729135.16
Evaluations 427113620205.15
Organization 046223026135.07
Explanations 409271831114.93
Enthusiasm 20221335466.15
Teaching 042152439175.43
Workload 002193328195.43
Difficulty 00093533225.69
Value 24637152894.80
Retake Yes: 56.9%   No: 43.1%
calendar, timetable Comments
Many students commented on Professor Butscher's enthusiastic teaching style, but noted that this same energy often caused material to be rushed through during class. The material itself appeared to get more difficult near the end of the course, which made Professor Butscher's teaching style more detrimental to the learning experience. Overall, students found Professor Butscher to be engaging and approachable, but would have benefited from a better tutorial experience where concepts were discussed and explained.


MATB41H: Techniques of the Calculus of Several Variables I
Instructor: Moore, E. Course Enrollment: 102
Session: Fall 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 50.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 02612403465.16
Evaluations 00484430145.42
Organization 02616294165.20
Explanations 40814382884.98
Enthusiasm 02484036105.34
Teaching 0248443485.28
Workload 00028283685.24
Difficulty 00022462485.18
Value 24641221864.57
Retake Yes: 66.0%   No: 34.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students expressed a variety of concerns in this course, most notably that course work presupposed knowledge of certain computer programs they might not be familiar with and included no instructions for use. There was also the oft-repeated concern, regarding mathematics, that problems covered in class did not reflect the level of expectation on examinations. Also several students commented on Professor Moore's writing (see other Anti-Calendar entries) they also gave him credit for making conscientious efforts towards improvement.


MATB41H: Techniques of the Calculus of Several Variables I
Instructor: Moore, E. Course Enrollment: 116
Session: Fall 2004 Section: 1 Percent Response: 64.7%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00423412845.05
Evaluations 01518432755.05
Organization 031026361884.81
Explanations 11822352574.90
Enthusiasm 031273916145.05
Teaching 013223430105.18
Workload 00023442865.17
Difficulty 00020353785.34
Value 16946211344.35
Retake Yes: 53.6%   No: 46.4%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students appreciated Professor Moore's instruction but felt that he should give more examples in class of difficult questions and problems that relate to assignments. They also suggested that he write bigger on the blackboard.


MATB41H: Techniques of the Calculus of Several Variables I
Instructor: Grinnell, R. Course Enrollment: 35
Session: Summer 2004 Section: 1 Percent Response: 91.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 0003050476.41
Evaluations 0003638536.41
Organization 0000616786.72
Explanations 00031625566.34
Enthusiasm 00001019716.61
Teaching 0000622726.66
Workload 00322343465.19
Difficulty 00322383165.16
Value 00347311634.69
Retake Yes: 77.4%   No: 22.6%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students were very pleased with Professor Grinnell and praised his instruction and classroom manner in glowing terms.


MATB41H: Techniques of the Calculus of Several Variables I
Instructor: Moore, E. Course Enrollment: 136
Session: Fall 2003 Section: 1 Percent Response: 50.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00318511895.10
Evaluations 00211413755.30
Organization 0413144114104.80
Explanations 10428381784.90
Enthusiasm 02116353575.20
Teaching 100193729115.30
Workload 11023511475.00
Difficulty 010244120125.20
Value 47743171264.20
Retake Yes: 60.0%   No: 40.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students thought Professor Moore taught the course very well, but had a few concerns about his in-class notes being not detailed enough. Many thought he made mathematics enjoyable.


MATB41H: Techniques of the Calculus of Several Variables I (Tutorial)
Instructor: Grinnell, R. Course Enrollment: 19
Session: Fall 2003 Tutorial: 01 Percent Response: 63.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 0000075256.20
Evaluations 00001641416.20
Organization 0000816756.70
Explanations 0000833586.50
Enthusiasm 0000833586.50
Teaching 0000016836.80
Workload 00036451804.80
Difficulty 0004545904.60
Value 020205010003.50
Retake Yes: 63.0%   No: 36.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students thought that the professor was very approachable and always happy to answer student questions. He made the course enjoyable and performed well as a university instructor.


MATB41H: Techniques of the Calculus of Several Variables I (Tutorial)
Instructor: Grinnell, R. Course Enrollment: 20
Session: Fall 2003 Tutorial: 03 Percent Response: 45.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00001133556.40
Evaluations 00001250376.20
Organization 0000044556.60
Explanations 00001122666.60
Enthusiasm 00001122666.50
Teaching 00001111776.70
Workload 00066112204.60
Difficulty 001144222204.60
Value 0222233111103.70
Retake Yes: 66.0%   No: 33.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students thought professor Grinnell was a very good instructor. His tutorials were very well organized but could have been longer.


MATB41H: Techniques of the Calculus of Several Variables I (Tutorial)
Instructor: Grinnell, R. Course Enrollment: 20
Session: Fall 2003 Tutorial: 05 Percent Response: 100.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00002823476.20
Evaluations 00003333336.00
Organization 00001928526.30
Explanations 00001914666.50
Enthusiasm 00002314616.40
Teaching 00001433526.40
Workload 00033422304.90
Difficulty 00033333305.00
Value 009669944.30
Retake Yes: 44.0%   No: 55.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Unfortunately, no comments for this course were available.


MATB41H: Techniques of the Calculus of Several Variables I (Tutorial)
Instructor: Grinnell, R. Course Enrollment: 21
Session: Fall 2003 Tutorial: 06 Percent Response: 100.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00001625586.40
Evaluations 00061625516.20
Organization 00001313736.60
Explanations 00001622616.50
Enthusiasm 00012316676.40
Teaching 00001219676.50
Workload 00045292504.80
Difficulty 00035293235.00
Value 63345161694.50
Retake Yes: 80.0%   No: 19.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students thought Professor Grinnell was an excellent instructor, and provided very relevant examples that made understanding the material easier. He expressed lots of enthusiasm, which made students want to come to class more often.


MATB41H: Techniques of the Calculus of Several Variables I (Tutorial)
Instructor: Grinnell, R. Course Enrollment: 20
Session: Fall 2003 Tutorial: 07 Percent Response: 85.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00002537376.10
Evaluations 00063143185.80
Organization 0006650376.20
Explanations 00001147416.30
Enthusiasm 0000558356.30
Teaching 00017581755.10
Workload 00035411754.80
Difficulty 00035411754.90
Value 11057001103.80
Retake Yes: 58.0%   No: 41.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Grinnell was praised on his teaching and communication skills. Students greatly enjoyed his examples as they put things into perspective for them. They also thought that tutorials should be longer.


MATB41H: Techniques of the Calculus of Several Variables I
Instructor: Moore, E. Course Enrollment: 146
Session: Fall 2002 Section: 1 Percent Response: 48.6%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 005203526115.03
Evaluations 042272427134.95
Organization 021114123175.13
Explanations 017183626105.01
Enthusiasm 002133424245.40
Teaching 030103631185.38
Workload 100303522104.98
Difficulty 10529322374.79
Value 31540291274.46
Retake Yes: 41.0%   No: 58.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students found that the book for this class was not helpful at all. They believed it should have been more thorough. Moore is a great instructor who is organized, and his sense of humour is appreciated by all in his class.


MATB41H: Techniques of the Calculus of Several Variables I
Instructor: Moore, E. Course Enrollment: 37
Session: Fall 2002 Section: 2 Percent Response: 81.1%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00063737175.50
Evaluations 000244124105.15
Organization 003102737205.46
Explanations 030243420175.11
Enthusiasm 003104131135.31
Teaching 000102444205.64
Workload 000203431135.27
Difficulty 000132451105.48
Value 003383411114.74
Retake Yes: 62.0%   No: 37.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Moore is a very good professor, his sense of humor increased the level of interest in the material. He provides many examples in class which enhances understanding in the lecture.


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