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7 surveys for WSTA01

WSTA01H: Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies
Instructor: Dube, S. Course Enrollment: 235
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L30 Percent Response: 20.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 035233230115.13
Evaluations 333213428135.13
Organization 335114230115.17
Explanations 057114021195.23
Enthusiasm 00573430255.66
Teaching 050152828285.54
Workload 03116915334.09
Difficulty 0356923034.21
Value 03336321574.80
Retake Yes: 80.4%   No: 19.6%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Dube presented the course material to his students in an organized and interesting manner. Students enjoyed his enthusiasm for the subject, and applauded the insight he presented on many topics discussed in this course.


WSTA01H: Introduction to Women's Studies
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 301
Session: Fall 2007 Section: 1 Percent Response: 29.6%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00242236315.99
Evaluations 02022336326.02
Organization 00271636325.99
Explanations 02061634366.05
Enthusiasm 00221618566.37
Teaching 02021431486.29
Workload 00248221344.64
Difficulty 02358151154.49
Value 032201716135.18
Retake Yes: 89.9%   No: 10.1%
calendar, timetable Comments
Many students felt that this course was an excellent learning experience. Moreover, many respondents found Professor Radia to be approachable and felt she effectively answered student questions. Nonetheless, a few students thought that she was too fast-paced at times.


WSTA01H: Introduction to Women's Studies
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 299
Session: Fall 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 44.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 003152834205.54
Evaluations 012132632265.64
Organization 013123328235.54
Explanations 0110162726205.28
Enthusiasm 00092127436.05
Teaching 00162731355.93
Workload 02145281784.80
Difficulty 02454181564.57
Value 024272920185.16
Retake Yes: 78.5%   No: 21.5%
calendar, timetable Comments
The response was incredibly positive, with students finding the course excellent, interesting and enjoyable. Students credit the enjoyable experience to Professor Radia's helpfulness, enthusiasm and knowledge of her subject matter. The majority of students felt more informed and confident in their opinions of women's issues and the impact to their own lives. While most students agreed that Professor Radia was an excellent instructor, several suggested that course readings were particularly heavy for a first year course and that lectures could be presented in a more organized manner.


WSTA01H: Introduction to Women's Studies
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 224
Session: Fall 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 76.8%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00052441305.97
Evaluations 00152038376.05
Organization 11282034335.81
Explanations 00252340305.92
Enthusiasm 01061034506.24
Teaching 0015931546.34
Workload 01258241334.56
Difficulty 21449261264.59
Value 113312521195.16
Retake Yes: 90.0%   No: 10.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Radia is a likeable and engaging Professor who communicates well with students and is enthusiastic about the material. Students enjoyed this course a great deal.


WSTA01H: Introduction to Women's Studies
Instructor: Clipperton, D. Course Enrollment: 244
Session: Fall 2004 Section: 1 Percent Response: 58.6%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 48729371314.32
Evaluations 62922282764.71
Organization 941829241244.09
Explanations 749242719104.60
Enthusiasm 303132234245.52
Teaching 72827242564.57
Workload 01147301384.76
Difficulty 1176317734.25
Value 224343119104.87
Retake Yes: 70.2%   No: 29.8%
calendar, timetable Comments
Many students comment that they find the material in this course very interesting and approached the course with enthusiasm. They also found the readings and materials fairly engaging. Opinions about Professor Clipperton are very divided. Some consider her to be an inspiring and enthusiastic instructor while others comment on a variety of problems, among them a lack of organization, static and disengaging lectures, and a recurring thread of bias and unsupported statements in her lectures. A number of students took a moment to single out their TAs, Simone and Resh, for particular praise.


WSTA01H: Introduction to Women's Studies
Instructor: Clipperton, D. Course Enrollment: 257
Session: Fall 2003 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 60.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 111134331514.50
Evaluations 03737272034.70
Organization 291630251134.20
Explanations 211528261874.60
Enthusiasm 012132332255.50
Teaching 511221331774.60
Workload 01251281124.50
Difficulty 0166218734.40
Value 02444191994.80
Retake Yes: 58.0%   No: 41.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Quite a few students appreciated the instructor as an individual and felt that having her in the classroom contributed to their understanding of Women's Issues. Various concerns were expressed relating to the course structure, however, including the relevance and degree of use from the text and the timely return of course work. Many students felt that the lectures proceeded too quickly and jumped from topic to topic, and that the material was presented from an excessively personal perspective.


WSTA01Y: Introduction to Women's Studies
Instructor: Clipperton, D. Course Enrollment: 184
Session: Summer 2002 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 69.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 03432292464.77
Evaluations 01525342574.86
Organization 331428221984.43
Explanations 33928192694.62
Enthusiasm 012111626405.68
Teaching 018222626144.98
Workload 00151261264.51
Difficulty 00144291764.68
Value 024372517124.75
Retake Yes: 63.0%   No: 36.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students felt that more visual aids were needed. Although the workload was heavy, the professor's high expectations motivated students to work hard. Students suggest that the professor talk a little slower in class.


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