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16 surveys for R. Powers

MGTA02Y: Introduction to Management
Instructor: Powers, R. Course Enrollment: 110
Session: Summer 2004 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 70.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 101101942265.77
Evaluations 014143329185.39
Organization 001111542305.87
Explanations 00141139446.20
Enthusiasm 1004731566.33
Teaching 00161346336.04
Workload 3136719434.22
Difficulty 1336916714.21
Value 300323019165.06
Retake Yes: 84.1%   No: 15.9%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students enjoyed Professor Powers. sense of humor and enthusiasm and found his lectures to be clear and concise. Students were generally happy with this class and thought that Professor Powers. real life examples were very useful.


MGTA02Y: Introduction to Management
Instructor: Powers, R. Course Enrollment: 468
Session: Summer 2003 Section: 3 Percent Response: 86.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00021542416.22
Evaluations 00382737265.73
Organization 00141738406.13
Explanations 00121231556.39
Enthusiasm 0001620736.66
Teaching 0001927636.52
Workload 35145614713.98
Difficulty 1486219614.13
Value 001242929175.36
Retake Yes: 96.2%   No: 3.8%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students were characteristically enthusiastic about Professor Powers' instruction, and noted a desire to see more courses led by him. Of particular note were numerous references to his sense of humour and his ability to inspire students.


MGTA02Y: Introduction to Management
Instructor: Powers, R. Course Enrollment: 118
Session: Summer 2003 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 87.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 01151226556.27
Evaluations 10152526425.99
Organization 001111026526.16
Explanations 0004623676.53
Enthusiasm 0000219796.77
Teaching 0002827636.50
Workload 2696015444.09
Difficulty 13116711524.07
Value 011292917235.28
Retake Yes: 93.3%   No: 6.7%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students had many good things to say about Professor Powers personally and felt that he was extremely motivational and a benefit to their educational experience over and above the course material. A few noted that the class gained from his real-world experience. A few requests were made for some assignments in the course, rather than having the grade depend entirely on examinations.


MGTA02Y: Introduction to Management
Instructor: Powers, R. Course Enrollment: 262
Session: Winter 2002 Section: 3 Percent Response: 71.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 10162242306.00
Evaluations 114222229205.27
Organization 11242431375.90
Explanations 1013928586.35
Enthusiasm 1002624676.52
Teaching 10041128566.32
Workload 1576512644.16
Difficulty 1266613754.29
Value 100201935245.54
Retake Yes: 91.0%   No: 9.0%
calendar, timetable No Comments


MGTA02Y: Introduction to Management
Instructor: Powers, R. Course Enrollment: 191
Session: Winter 2002 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 49.7%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00031541406.10
Evaluations 005102637235.68
Organization 00151435456.18
Explanations 00021426586.40
Enthusiasm 00121226596.40
Teaching 0014928586.38
Workload 22156611213.89
Difficulty 10107017014.03
Value 100192528285.66
Retake Yes: 94.0%   No: 6.0%
calendar, timetable No Comments


MGTA02Y: Introduction to Management
Instructor: Powers, R. Course Enrollment: 159
Session: Winter 2002 Lecture: 31 Percent Response: 93.7%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00221844336.00
Evaluations 311192631195.33
Organization 10141740376.04
Explanations 00121334506.30
Enthusiasm 1002630616.46
Teaching 0005942446.25
Workload 22116114644.17
Difficulty 0396417714.23
Value 001262523255.45
Retake Yes: 89.0%   No: 11.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
A very enthusiastic professor who made class very enjoyable. His variety of lecture and use of audio-visual aids really helped enhance the lectures. His lectures were always well planned and prepared. Even through a large class, Professor Powers was still able to have an effective student-professor relationship.


MGTA03H: Introduction to Management I
Instructor: Powers, R. Course Enrollment: 506
Session: Fall 2004 Section: 3 Percent Response: 68.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 01142242305.93
Evaluations 114133230195.42
Organization 01162136355.95
Explanations 10141234496.23
Enthusiasm 0011625666.51
Teaching 10121433496.25
Workload 23135913744.12
Difficulty 1196217734.25
Value 101252824215.36
Retake Yes: 92.7%   No: 7.3%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students were very impressed with Professor Powers and rate him highly. Some students requested either more detailed PowerPoint notes, or that the slides appear sooner, or both. A few students were not happy with Powers. free-flowing style and felt this made him difficult and frustrating to follow, but this seems to be exactly the sort of thing the large majority of the class found so appealing and most seem to respond to it.


MGTA04H: Introduction to Management II
Instructor: Powers, R. Course Enrollment: 426
Session: Winter 2005 Section: 3 Percent Response: 56.8%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00052046295.98
Evaluations 101122740195.60
Organization 10022045316.02
Explanations 0003837526.36
Enthusiasm 0002631616.49
Teaching 00031438466.25
Workload 2376712644.17
Difficulty 1276219634.26
Value 001212723275.53
Retake Yes: 92.4%   No: 7.6%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students really enjoyed Professor Powers. lectures and appreciated his appropriate use of video elements. Not unusually students felt the 30/70 grading split on the midterm and exam was alarming but almost all agree Professor Powers gave them every opportunity to succeed on those tests. Many students note this was their favorite class, as Professor Powers promised it would be.


MGTC31H: The Legal Environment of Business I
Instructor: Powers, R. Course Enrollment: 85
Session: Winter 2005 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 75.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 002131645255.80
Evaluations 002112443215.70
Organization 00253033315.88
Explanations 0025338536.36
Enthusiasm 0003525676.56
Teaching 00221442416.19
Workload 2235630354.40
Difficulty 22054291054.54
Value 235103819245.32
Retake Yes: 90.5%   No: 9.5%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students find Professor Powers to be an excellent lecturer and they have very few complaints about this course. A number of students note that Professor Powers has a habit of engaging the class and asking questions of random students and while most find this effective and motivating a minority of students also finds this intimidating and scary.


MGTC31H: The Legal Environment of Business I
Instructor: Powers, R. Course Enrollment: 76
Session: Fall 2004 Section: 1 Percent Response: 80.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00022349266.00
Evaluations 00032552205.89
Organization 00052543285.93
Explanations 0005338546.41
Enthusiasm 0000321756.72
Teaching 0002751416.31
Workload 0257015534.26
Difficulty 00374131004.30
Value 000422816145.02
Retake Yes: 91.5%   No: 8.5%
calendar, timetable Comments
Despite the 8am start time students felt this class kept them alert and interested and they especially appreciated the real-world examples and case studies. A valuable experience all around.


MGTC31H: The Legal Environment of Business I
Instructor: Powers, R. Course Enrollment: 90
Session: Summer 2004 Section: 1 Percent Response: 84.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00032150266.00
Evaluations 011122639205.61
Organization 00031845346.11
Explanations 0001925646.52
Enthusiasm 0000721726.66
Teaching 00041434476.25
Workload 00349261674.76
Difficulty 00346301844.74
Value 013223422185.25
Retake Yes: 92.4%   No: 7.6%
calendar, timetable Comments
Many students noted Professor Powers. ability to keep lectures fun and interesting. They felt that his examples made the concepts much clearer and easy to understand the course material. Some students, however, had concerns with the lack of comments on their midterms and felt that the Professor moves too quickly and speaks too fast.


MGTC31H: The Legal Environment of Business I
Instructor: Powers, R. Course Enrollment: 59
Session: Fall 2003 Section: 1 Percent Response: 53.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00022850185.80
Evaluations 0225344775.40
Organization 002102143215.70
Explanations 00001539446.30
Enthusiasm 0000234636.60
Teaching 00021040456.30
Workload 0526517804.20
Difficulty 0007521204.30
Value 002262629145.30
Retake Yes: 91.0%   No: 8.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students found the course to be very interesting. Professor Powers was complimented for his enthusiasm and effective presentation of the materials.


MGTC31H: The Legal Environment of Business I
Instructor: Powers, R. Course Enrollment: 63
Session: Fall 2001 Section: 1 Percent Response: 76.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00262538295.90
Evaluations 002212134215.46
Organization 00092938265.91
Explanations 00002334436.20
Enthusiasm 00001140496.38
Teaching 00042927406.03
Workload 00269171304.45
Difficulty 00262211324.51
Value 000113631225.64
Retake Yes: 87.0%   No: 13.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Rick Powers was an excellent professor with a broad knowledge of the topics discussed.


MGTC32H: The Legal Environment of Business II
Instructor: Powers, R. Course Enrollment: 46
Session: Winter 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 87.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00082545235.83
Evaluations 000132348185.70
Organization 00052343305.97
Explanations 00001035556.45
Enthusiasm 0000530656.60
Teaching 00031340456.28
Workload 0056525504.30
Difficulty 0006035504.45
Value 030352823135.05
Retake Yes: 94.4%   No: 5.6%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students are very enthusiastic about Professor Powers and several note he's the only reason they bother to show up at eight in the morning. A few add that they would prefer to see more extensive feedback on assignments and tests so they know how to improve.


MGTC32H: The Legal Environment of Business II
Instructor: Powers, R. Course Enrollment: 29
Session: Winter 2004 Section: 1 Percent Response: 96.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00042550215.89
Evaluations 00071857185.86
Organization 00043636255.82
Explanations 0000750436.36
Enthusiasm 0000421756.71
Teaching 00001146436.32
Workload 0077118404.18
Difficulty 0046719744.41
Value 000313812195.19
Retake Yes: 100.0%   No: 0.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students in this course noted a continuing appreciation for Professor Powers' instruction and in several instances took the course especially because of him. This was sufficient to motivate students to attend even a class scheduled at 8am.


MGTC32H: The Legal Environment of Business 2
Instructor: Powers, R. Course Enrollment: 29
Session: Winter 2002 Section: 1 Percent Response: 79.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 0000027736.70
Evaluations 0000932596.50
Organization 0000435616.57
Explanations 0000430656.55
Enthusiasm 0000018826.82
Teaching 0000422746.70
Workload 0556719504.18
Difficulty 0057318504.27
Value 00052525456.10
Retake Yes: 100.0%   No: 0.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Powers taught with enthusiasm and character. He was very motivating and made students feel comfortable approaching him.


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