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13 surveys for V. Ralickas

ENGB01H: Critical Writing about Poetry
Instructor: Ralickas, V. Course Enrollment: 24
Session: Winter 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 87.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 0000048526.52
Evaluations 00001443436.29
Organization 0000015856.85
Explanations 0005040556.45
Enthusiasm 0000035656.65
Teaching 0000025756.75
Workload 00146224004.10
Difficulty 05067141054.38
Value 551637521114.37
Retake Yes: 57.9%   No: 42.1%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students appreciated Vivian Ralickas's approachability and her sense of genuine caring. In a couple of cases students from science backgrounds noted explicitly that she allowed them to approach poetry to a degree they did not expect, and allowed them the confidence to engage with the course.


ENGB01H: Critical Writing about Poetry
Instructor: Ralickas, V. Course Enrollment: 29
Session: Winter 2006 Section: 2 Percent Response: 75.9%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00001448386.24
Evaluations 00001457296.14
Organization 00001043486.38
Explanations 00002438386.14
Enthusiasm 00001438486.33
Teaching 0000927646.55
Workload 05147101003.95
Difficulty 0557114504.10
Value 011115617064.00
Retake Yes: 78.9%   No: 21.1%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students praised Vivian Ralickas's organization and sincerity and felt she was committed to their understanding and success. Several commented that material was spread over an extended period, which some appreciated but others found repetitive.


ENGB01H: Critical Writing about Poetry
Instructor: Ralickas, V. Course Enrollment: 28
Session: Winter 2006 Section: 3 Percent Response: 78.6%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 0055550366.09
Evaluations 0005541506.36
Organization 0005041556.45
Explanations 0000932596.50
Enthusiasm 0005532596.45
Teaching 0005045506.41
Workload 0055927554.45
Difficulty 0005536904.55
Value 55945180184.41
Retake Yes: 90.5%   No: 9.5%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students felt Vivian Ralickas contributed substantially to their enjoyment and appreciation of poetry, against expectations to the contrary in several cases.


ENGB01H: Critical Writing about Poetry
Instructor: Ralickas, V. Course Enrollment: 29
Session: Summer 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 75.9%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00001445416.27
Evaluations 0000950416.32
Organization 0000523736.68
Explanations 0000932596.50
Enthusiasm 0000527686.64
Teaching 0000923686.59
Workload 0055927904.41
Difficulty 00559181454.55
Value 5056491454.32
Retake Yes: 85.0%   No: 15.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Overall, students found Vivian Ralickas a very helpful instructor who was attentive to the student's learning of poetry and always available to help her students. Students commended her on her organized lectures and her clear explanations of the topics discussed. Generally, students found her class and assignments very helpful and enjoyable.


ENGB01H: Critical Writing about Poetry
Instructor: Ralickas, V. Course Enrollment: 27
Session: Winter 2005 Section: 2 Percent Response: 85.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00001065256.15
Evaluations 00051438436.19
Organization 00001550356.20
Explanations 00001452336.19
Enthusiasm 0000033676.67
Teaching 0000548486.43
Workload 00567141054.43
Difficulty 001060201004.30
Value 501048241404.29
Retake Yes: 81.0%   No: 19.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Overall, students thought Vivian Ralickas did an excellent job in teaching the course. They found it to be informative and interesting, and liked how she encouraged student participation.


ENGB01H: Critical Writing about Poetry
Instructor: Ralickas, V. Course Enrollment: 24
Session: Winter 2005 Section: 3 Percent Response: 87.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00501070155.90
Evaluations 0005560306.15
Organization 00051647326.05
Explanations 00052647215.84
Enthusiasm 00003237326.00
Teaching 00011563215.95
Workload 001168111104.21
Difficulty 00226111604.00
Value 001658115114.37
Retake Yes: 70.6%   No: 29.4%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students appreciated Vivian Ralickas. enthusiasm for the material, and felt that she helped them gain a greater understanding of it. Some commented that the format of the class exercises could be improved.


ENGB01H: Critical Writing about Poetry
Instructor: Ralickas, V. Course Enrollment: 29
Session: Winter 2004 Section: 2 Percent Response: 79.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 005233218235.32
Evaluations 000145514185.36
Organization 0009226195.70
Explanations 000173535135.43
Enthusiasm 00043035305.91
Teaching 00093539175.65
Workload 00137013404.09
Difficulty 0007417444.39
Value 00186414054.09
Retake Yes: 56.5%   No: 43.5%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students in this course were appreciative of Vivian Ralickas as an instructor but had various concerns regarding the course design and the way in which class time was allocated. While some students found value in the peer editing assignments, others felt they were a waste of time and that other students were frequently unprepared for them. Students also questioned the value of 'tests' that were not graded and were only written for practice.


ENGB01H: Critical Writing about Poetry
Instructor: Ralickas, V. Course Enrollment: 29
Session: Fall 2003 Section: 2 Percent Response: 86.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00042064125.80
Evaluations 00043244205.80
Organization 00083240205.70
Explanations 00412404045.30
Enthusiasm 00042048286.00
Teaching 00041656246.00
Workload 00844321604.60
Difficulty 00448361204.60
Value 8007541204.00
Retake Yes: 68.0%   No: 32.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students were positive about the instruction in this course, but felt as though certain questions were not addressed in detail because they fell outside the expertise of the instructor, which is not poetry. Most issues with the course were attributed to the design of the course and it's interaction with ENGB04 (the co-requisite of the course) rather than with the instruction and help offered by Vivian Ralicakas.


ENGB05H: Critical Writing about Literature
Instructor: Ralickas, V. Course Enrollment: 10
Session: Fall 2006 Section: 6 Percent Response: 100.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00002030506.30
Evaluations 0000040606.60
Organization 0000030706.70
Explanations 00001030606.50
Enthusiasm 0000020806.80
Teaching 0000030706.70
Workload 0008020004.20
Difficulty 0007030004.30
Value 000502010205.00
Retake Yes: 100.0%   No: 0.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students almost unanimously agree that Professor Vivian Ralickas is an outstanding professor at UTSC. Her attitude towards teaching was enlightening to students, and her organization and ability to engage students in discussion made attending her class worthwhile.


ENGB05H: Critical Writing about Literature
Instructor: Ralickas, V. Course Enrollment: 15
Session: Fall 2006 Section: 8 Percent Response: 66.7%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00001060306.20
Evaluations 00001060306.20
Organization 00001030606.50
Explanations 00001020706.60
Enthusiasm 00001020706.60
Teaching 00001020706.60
Workload 0004060004.60
Difficulty 0005050004.50
Value 00070201004.40
Retake Yes: 100.0%   No: 0.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students almost unanimously agree that Professor Vivian Ralickas is an outstanding professor at UTSC. Her attitude towards teaching was enlightening to students, and her organization and ability to engage students in discussion made attending her class worthwhile.


ENGC15H: Concepts in Literary Criticism
Instructor: Ralickas, V. Course Enrollment: 51
Session: Winter 2007 Section: 1 Percent Response: 62.8%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00301334506.28
Evaluations 0003645456.32
Organization 0000028726.72
Explanations 0030028696.59
Enthusiasm 0000019816.81
Teaching 0003316786.69
Workload 003759934.34
Difficulty 00034381995.03
Value 003352316235.19
Retake Yes: 87.5%   No: 12.5%
calendar, timetable Comments
Many students found Professor Vivian Ralickas to be an outstanding instructor, enthusiastic and approachable to student needs. They also commented that she has good communication skills and the ability to explain complex material very well so that they students understand it. Students found this course to be a very enjoyable and interesting learning experience.


ENGD89H: Studies in the Victorian Period
Instructor: Ralickas, V. Course Enrollment: 19
Session: Fall 2007 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 73.7%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00881522506.00
Evaluations 000151529365.92
Organization 00081529506.21
Explanations 00022836365.86
Enthusiasm 0008822656.43
Teaching 00881529435.93
Workload 00065151584.64
Difficulty 000153629225.57
Value 008152229225.46
Retake Yes: 75.0%   No: 25.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students felt that Professor Vivian Ralickas was a very enthusiastic professor who tried her best to make the course material interesting. The professor used various resources to help students understand concepts and provided questions to help guide the weekly readings. However, some students felt that Professor Ralickas was inaccessible as she held insufficient office hours and only permitted students to ask one question regarding the final paper. Nonetheless, students enjoyed this course and recommended it to others.


ENGD89H: Studies in the Victorian Period
Instructor: Ralickas, V. Course Enrollment: 24
Session: Winter 2007 Section: 1 Percent Response: 70.8%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00002435416.18
Evaluations 00001247416.29
Organization 0000641536.47
Explanations 00001925566.38
Enthusiasm 0000629656.59
Teaching 0000641536.47
Workload 00065181804.53
Difficulty 000244718125.18
Value 000291835185.41
Retake Yes: 76.5%   No: 23.5%
calendar, timetable Comments
Most students enjoyed the educational experience provided by the course material and Professor Vivian Ralickas. However, a few students expressed the desire for more guidance in the course material.


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