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9 surveys for PSYB32

PSYB32H: Abnormal Psychology
Instructor: Zakzanis, K. Course Enrollment: 540
Session: Fall 2008 Section: L30 Percent Response: 47.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 10081938335.94
Evaluations 122112734235.61
Organization 11162033386.03
Explanations 11151331496.23
Enthusiasm 1103930556.38
Teaching 10231434466.21
Workload 11244271884.82
Difficulty 10448271364.67
Value 101122025315.80
Retake Yes: 92.0%   No: 8.0%
calendar, timetable No Comments


PSYB32H: Abnormal Psychology
Instructor: Zakzanis, K. Course Enrollment: 298
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L60 Percent Response: 36.6%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00162840255.83
Evaluations 101142332295.70
Organization 00052535345.99
Explanations 00151832456.15
Enthusiasm 00041533486.26
Teaching 00051836406.13
Workload 21047261584.72
Difficulty 31147321064.57
Value 012172523225.47
Retake Yes: 92.0%   No: 8.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
On a whole, students found Professor Konstantine Zakzanis to be an outstanding instructor who displayed much enthusiasm. Students enjoyed his teaching style, examples, case studies, video clips, and guest speakers. Students enjoyed the course material and found it very interesting.


PSYB32H: Abnormal Psychology
Instructor: Zakzanis, K. Course Enrollment: 534
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L30 Percent Response: 42.7%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 20482242235.67
Evaluations 137132631205.35
Organization 11251838355.97
Explanations 11241431486.17
Enthusiasm 11131429526.27
Teaching 11161538396.07
Workload 11241301984.87
Difficulty 10244301844.76
Value 102141729245.65
Retake Yes: 84.8%   No: 15.2%
calendar, timetable Comments
Overall, student found the professor to be an engaging one but disliked the way evaluation of the course was done. The exam content did not accurately reflect material presented in class with far too much emphasis on details in the textbook. They loved the use of guest speakers and found Professor Zakzanis an inspiration.


PSYB32H: Abnormal Psychology
Instructor: Zakzanis, K. Course Enrollment: 264
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L60 Percent Response: 31.1%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 225132936135.31
Evaluations 2410163321114.91
Organization 203112929255.59
Explanations 20372630305.77
Enthusiasm 20271924466.05
Teaching 203132527275.62
Workload 23235292274.84
Difficulty 203313515104.93
Value 204202522115.15
Retake Yes: 75.3%   No: 24.7%
calendar, timetable Comments
Many students agreed that this course was very interesting, and felt Professor Zakzanis did an exceptional job teaching. However, many students found the tests to be difficult due to the specificity of the questions. Students also enjoyed having guest speakers, as it further enhanced their overall learning experience.


PSYB32H: Abnormal Psychology
Instructor: Zakzanis, K. Course Enrollment: 526
Session: Fall 2007 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 51.9%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00031244406.24
Evaluations 00161739376.07
Organization 00131533476.26
Explanations 0113932546.39
Enthusiasm 0003428646.56
Teaching 0003834536.42
Workload 00251261554.70
Difficulty 10258251034.51
Value 010102127325.90
Retake Yes: 97.7%   No: 2.3%
calendar, timetable Comments
Many students found Professor Zakzanis to be both approachable and knowledgeable and they enjoyed both the guest speakers and the videos he brought to class. Nonetheless, some felt that they were assigned an excessive amount of reading.


PSYB32H: Abnormal Psychology
Instructor: Zakzanis, K. Course Enrollment: 476
Session: Fall 2006 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 62.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00172043295.92
Evaluations 105142533235.51
Organization 00141838376.05
Explanations 00051136486.26
Enthusiasm 00021032566.40
Teaching 00121442416.19
Workload 001412819104.93
Difficulty 00250291454.68
Value 001152424365.79
Retake Yes: 90.1%   No: 9.9%
calendar, timetable Comments
All of the students agreed on the fact that Professor Zakzanis was an outstanding professor. They thought of him as an asset to UTSC and should teach more courses. Students enjoyed all the lectures because the professor brought excitement, energy and enthusiasm into the class which made the three hours fly by. The professor was described as very knowledgeable, approachable, committed and responsible. Students appreciated his examples and guest speakers which brought the course material to life. However, some students felt that the amount of information was overwhelming and book was dense and suggested for the midterm not to be too detailed. Overall, many students would recommend this course to any student in UTSC.


PSYB32H: Abnormal Psychology
Instructor: Zakzanis, K. Course Enrollment: 364
Session: Fall 2005 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 58.8%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00092243275.88
Evaluations 023133236135.38
Organization 00052340315.96
Explanations 00061635426.13
Enthusiasm 00021133536.36
Teaching 00041244406.19
Workload 01136282584.97
Difficulty 00349271554.67
Value 011152431305.72
Retake Yes: 93.0%   No: 7.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Many students appreciated Professor Zakzanis' breadth of knowledge and use of relevant examples in lecture, although many also found the guest speakers to be less useful in their understanding of course material. The majority of students enjoyed coming to lecture and appreciated Professor Zakzanis' passion and enthusiasm for the material. Students commented that the second midterm was too specific in scope and many noted that they would have preferred a non-cumulative exam.


PSYB32H: Abnormal Psychology
Instructor: Proulx, G. Course Enrollment: 186
Session: Summer 2005 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 57.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 01182143265.84
Evaluations 01492435275.70
Organization 01382427385.87
Explanations 01181326516.16
Enthusiasm 0001721716.63
Teaching 00121539436.21
Workload 01141401444.76
Difficulty 00451291514.58
Value 002122531305.76
Retake Yes: 91.3%   No: 8.7%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Proulx is an engaging, enthusiastic and good-humoured Professor. Students enjoyed and found his real life examples to be quite useful. Students also appreciated the fast turnaround time on grades. While some students made mention of the fact that they wished the teachings were more exam-centric overall students really enjoyed this course.


PSYB32H: Abnormal Psychology
Instructor: Zakzanis, K. Course Enrollment: 327
Session: Fall 2004 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 67.6%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00052249245.93
Evaluations 003102540235.70
Organization 00172038335.96
Explanations 00071136456.18
Enthusiasm 00031231546.35
Teaching 00041434476.23
Workload 00346311464.72
Difficulty 0065728724.41
Value 000132528345.82
Retake Yes: 95.8%   No: 4.2%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students in this course agree consistently that the grading format, with four separate exams, was helpful and appreciated. Most report that Professor Zakzanis was engaging, enthusiastic, and clearly committed to his field. Some felt that tested material tended to focus more on trivia than central concepts which detracts from their sense of focus and ability to stay motivated.


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