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5 surveys for WSTB13

WSTB13H: Women and the Media
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 84
Session: Summer 2007 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 39.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00701622466.14
Evaluations 00041325496.34
Organization 000131040285.93
Explanations 004101331345.93
Enthusiasm 0040731496.38
Teaching 0400734496.33
Workload 00455221004.41
Difficulty 0005828704.43
Value 000131022225.81
Retake Yes: 96.0%   No: 4.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Radia was described as an amazing professor whose enthusiasm and love of teaching made the class interesting. She also challenged students to participate in class discussions and presented course material in a very detailed, organized, and enjoyable manner. Students considered her to be an asset to the University of Toronto Scarborough community.


WSTB13H: Women and the Media
Instructor: Cruikshank, L. Course Enrollment: 98
Session: Fall 2006 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 66.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 008182042125.32
Evaluations 008142737145.35
Organization 200172335235.58
Explanations 203112342205.58
Enthusiasm 202122637225.58
Teaching 205142335225.49
Workload 0236323824.37
Difficulty 2307115824.25
Value 22242322024.67
Retake Yes: 76.2%   No: 23.8%
calendar, timetable Comments
Dr. Cruikshank was described as an outstanding professor with a relaxed and casual teaching style. Some students suggested that the lectures cover novel material outside of readings and have more focus. Many noted the class discussions and student contributions during the lecture were unnecessary and irrelevant to course material; thus moderation of such discussions by the professor would be beneficial. A few students were not satisfied with the grading scheme for the assignments.


WSTB13H: Women and the Media
Instructor: Newman, Z. Course Enrollment: 66
Session: Summer 2005 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 90.9%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 022173727155.32
Evaluations 002193434125.36
Organization 008123332155.33
Explanations 003203525175.32
Enthusiasm 202172733205.47
Teaching 002212241145.45
Workload 00366191204.40
Difficulty 0027517524.30
Value 20240232594.91
Retake Yes: 89.3%   No: 10.7%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students noted that Professor Newman's lectures were very clear and organized, although material was often presented too quickly to be understood. Professor Newman was also described as friendly and approachable, and students appreciated the use of appropriate feedback for essays. Students also noted that future courses should make use of the Intranet for posting lecture notes and readings.


WSTB13H: Women and the Media
Instructor: Newman, Z. Course Enrollment: 71
Session: Fall 2004 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 69.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 06623381984.81
Evaluations 210622272484.67
Organization 24827351764.65
Explanations 261323292344.56
Enthusiasm 288231921194.85
Teaching 2413262817114.66
Workload 0026426624.43
Difficulty 0046920424.31
Value 35333332054.67
Retake Yes: 56.5%   No: 43.5%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students had various concerns with this course. While they acknowledge the course readings and material have a certain natural interest they were disappointed with the way it was presented. Several note that lectures did not introduce any new material and were redundant in combination with readings. Others suggest that too much focus was spent on indie media to the exclusion of dominant forms of media, which might be assumed to have greater impact. Several students also feel the course did not focus adequately on women's issues but rather spent more time on race, sexuality, class, etc. Reactions were mixed, however, and Professor Newman has her share of enthusiastic fans.


WSTB13H: Women and the Media
Instructor: Newman, Z. Course Enrollment: 48
Session: Fall 2002 Section: 1 Percent Response: 85.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 225173527104.96
Evaluations 225123330124.98
Organization 227142426215.06
Explanations 242172131195.08
Enthusiasm 255122032225.21
Teaching 2510121235205.00
Workload 0025537504.41
Difficulty 00045421024.64
Value 33625316254.93
Retake Yes: 77.0%   No: 22.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students found the pace of this class to be somewhat fast, but really enjoyed the material covered and found the professor to be knowledgeable and approachable.


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