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8 surveys for J. Yan

PHLB40H: Introduction to Chinese Philosophy
Instructor: Yan, J. Course Enrollment: 79
Session: Fall 2007 Section: 1 Percent Response: 83.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 002222628205.44
Evaluations 004113437145.48
Organization 020141937285.75
Explanations 002132335265.73
Enthusiasm 000112634285.80
Teaching 00282047225.81
Workload 002282919175.23
Difficulty 002233423145.26
Value 002192317205.44
Retake Yes: 71.9%   No: 28.1%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students enjoyed this course and found Professor Yan to be intelligent. However, though many stated that the professor's lecture notes were helpful and contained many examples, students felt that her notes could have been better organized.


PHLB40H: Introduction to Chinese Philosophy
Instructor: Yan, J. Course Enrollment: 104
Session: Fall 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 101.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00064835125.52
Evaluations 00033248175.80
Organization 00013847145.74
Explanations 00033253125.74
Enthusiasm 00012648255.97
Teaching 00001750326.15
Workload 002211629335.69
Difficulty 000171539305.81
Value 01151741356.00
Retake Yes: 91.8%   No: 8.2%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students enjoyed taking the class and found Professor Yan to be quite personable. Students felt that the lecture notes provided helped greatly in clarifying course content.


PHLB40H: Introduction to Chinese Philosophy
Instructor: Yan, J. Course Enrollment: 110
Session: Fall 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 90.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 010132741195.63
Evaluations 00672734255.65
Organization 004122032335.77
Explanations 002132827295.69
Enthusiasm 00061440416.15
Teaching 00262330395.98
Workload 01250291444.65
Difficulty 00040391564.87
Value 000183421275.58
Retake Yes: 88.2%   No: 11.8%
calendar, timetable Comments
Unfortunately, no comments were available for this course.


PHLB42H: Introduction to Buddhist Philosophy
Instructor: Yan, J. Course Enrollment: 77
Session: Winter 2007 Section: 1 Percent Response: 88.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 000143229265.67
Evaluations 00192437295.84
Organization 030132526325.69
Explanations 001103131255.69
Enthusiasm 00061837406.10
Teaching 00032434406.10
Workload 00138381394.90
Difficulty 000263215265.41
Value 000171936295.76
Retake Yes: 86.2%   No: 13.8%
calendar, timetable Comments
Many students had nothing but glowing compliments for Professor Yan. She was well liked and quite knowledgeable. A few, however, did express concerns that the class might be too hard for a B-level course.


PHLC40H: Topics in Buddhist Philosophy: Buddhist Ethics
Instructor: Yan, J. Course Enrollment: 40
Session: Winter 2007 Section: 1 Percent Response: 72.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 030173131175.38
Evaluations 000172824315.69
Organization 033282131145.14
Explanations 037173117245.24
Enthusiasm 030101434385.90
Teaching 000142138285.79
Workload 00056221944.70
Difficulty 00038243175.07
Value 000301133265.56
Retake Yes: 82.1%   No: 17.9%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students found Professor Yan to be knowledgeable, kind and patient. She explained concepts well. A few felt there was too much reading.


PHLC42H: Topics in Chinese Philosophy: Confucianism
Instructor: Yan, J. Course Enrollment: 17
Session: Fall 2007 Section: 1 Percent Response: 88.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00014754275.93
Evaluations 000142040275.80
Organization 00002027546.33
Explanations 00071440406.13
Enthusiasm 0000740476.43
Teaching 0007740476.27
Workload 000143434205.60
Difficulty 00074734145.53
Value 0007144075.70
Retake Yes: 93.3%   No: 6.7%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Yan was described as a great and knowledgeable professor who explained differences in philosophies in new and interesting ways.


PHLC42H: Topics in Chinese Philosophy: Confucianism
Instructor: Yan, J. Course Enrollment: 32
Session: Fall 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 90.6%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 0000454875.62
Evaluations 00004541145.69
Organization 00073445145.66
Explanations 00032455175.86
Enthusiasm 00002145346.14
Teaching 00031059286.10
Workload 00046321474.82
Difficulty 00039391474.89
Value 000333011265.30
Retake Yes: 92.6%   No: 7.4%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Yan showed a genuine caring for her students. Students felt that evaluations were quite fair and appreciated the lecture notes that were provided.


PHLC42H: Topics in Chinese Philosophy: Confucianism
Instructor: Yan, J. Course Enrollment: 61
Session: Winter 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 95.1%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00021154346.20
Evaluations 0002555386.29
Organization 0002944456.33
Explanations 0000462356.31
Enthusiasm 0000454436.39
Teaching 0000245546.52
Workload 0005439704.54
Difficulty 00041411904.78
Value 004271840115.27
Retake Yes: 100.0%   No: 0.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Despite some initial concerns about the material to be covered, most students found they were able to approach this area of study (new to most) with success. Students found Professor Yan to be effective and 'benevolent.'


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