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15 surveys for M. Fournier

PSYA02H: Introductory Psychology: Part II
Instructor: Fournier, M. Course Enrollment: 182
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L60 Percent Response: 30.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 000171751175.67
Evaluations 420153139115.25
Organization 000112235335.89
Explanations 000112244245.80
Enthusiasm 000132033355.89
Teaching 000132042265.80
Workload 00246301784.82
Difficulty 20442331924.65
Value 002302820115.10
Retake Yes: 76.0%   No: 24.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Overall students enjoyed having Professor Marc Fournier as their instructor as he was organized and well prepared for his classes, enthusiastic, and thoroughly explained concepts.


PSYA02H: Introductory Psychology: Part II
Instructor: Fournier, M. Course Enrollment: 486
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 27.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00062146295.97
Evaluations 003132935225.63
Organization 00041631506.27
Explanations 00061633476.21
Enthusiasm 00061635446.18
Teaching 00041541416.18
Workload 00254281354.66
Difficulty 10241371744.78
Value 000223121185.38
Retake Yes: 90.7%   No: 9.3%
calendar, timetable Comments
Overall, students found Dr. Fournier to be a very enthusiastic and engaging professor. Many have agreed this course is very interesting, and Dr. Fournier does a lot to ensure that the students remain interested. His overall enthusiasm and charisma is well displayed in his teaching styles and mannerism.


PSYA02H: Introductory Psychology: Part II
Instructor: Fournier, M. Course Enrollment: 816
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L60 Percent Response: 23.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00041946306.04
Evaluations 01392637255.73
Organization 00151535456.20
Explanations 00241441396.15
Enthusiasm 00151235456.23
Teaching 01031744356.11
Workload 10246291684.80
Difficulty 12344321274.71
Value 110192035205.56
Retake Yes: 91.1%   No: 8.9%
calendar, timetable Comments
Overall, students found Dr. Fournier to be a very enthusiastic and engaging professor. Many have agreed this course is very interesting, and Dr. Fournier does a lot to ensure that the students remain interested. His overall enthusiasm and charisma is well displayed in his teaching styles, and much appreciated in the classroom.


PSYA02H: Introductory Psychology: Part II
Instructor: Fournier, M. Course Enrollment: 474
Session: Winter 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 40.1%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 10141547346.07
Evaluations 201122636255.69
Organization 10041734466.20
Explanations 10151636426.13
Enthusiasm 10051039466.24
Teaching 10151339426.16
Workload 00250261494.78
Difficulty 00151311264.71
Value 011182724225.51
Retake Yes: 92.0%   No: 8.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students had consistently noted Prof. Fournierís outstanding organization of lecture materials, clear explanations, fair evaluations, ability to simplify complicated concepts, and engaging classes, all of which contributed to an overall great learning experience and supported many studentsí claim as one of the best university professors. A few students found the peer scholar evaluation to be unfair, would like to see more videos, a slower pace at times, and improved camera technology.


PSYA02H: Introductory Psychology: Part II
Instructor: Fournier, M. Course Enrollment: 927
Session: Winter 2008 Section: L60 Percent Response: 35.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 11262140325.93
Evaluations 123122734245.59
Organization 11151534456.17
Explanations 10261435456.16
Enthusiasm 10251235476.22
Teaching 11151436426.14
Workload 11547251764.68
Difficulty 11347271754.70
Value 111162332195.53
Retake Yes: 89.0%   No: 11.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Almost all students agreed that Prof. Fournier was extremely passionate, organized, fair, easily understandable, and funny. He provided very clear expectations, interesting personal examples, simplified difficult concepts, helpful in making important points memorable and concise. Some students deemed the peer evaluation system for assignments to be unfair. A few students mentioned that the professor spoke too fast sometimes, the audio was unclear in the web option, the reading was quite heavy, and tested textbook materials were too specific. Overall, students thoroughly enjoyed Prof. Fournierís lectures, loved his teaching style, and his exceptional performance earned him the well-deserved title as TVOís Best Lecturer.


PSYB30H: Personality
Instructor: Fournier, M. Course Enrollment: 424
Session: Winter 2007 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 39.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00092147235.83
Evaluations 106213328125.13
Organization 00071733446.12
Explanations 00161639396.10
Enthusiasm 0016925616.39
Teaching 00041940366.09
Workload 001353120125.07
Difficulty 00147311754.77
Value 000162831255.65
Retake Yes: 84.6%   No: 15.4%
calendar, timetable Comments
The response to both the professor and the course were overwhelmingly positive; several students look forward to taking more personality courses, and would highly recommend them to their peers. Professor Fournier was a great instructor, who was obviously passionate about the subject matter, and truly inspired students. His humor, intelligence and enthusiasm made students look forward to the 3-hour lecture, and kept them interested throughout. Some students felt that slowing down the rate of lecture would be beneficial. While most students found the exams fair, they felt that having assignments would have been helpful. Some felt that the readings are heavy.


PSYB30H: Personality
Instructor: Fournier, M. Course Enrollment: 352
Session: Winter 2006 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 46.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 201131941255.69
Evaluations 226222434105.06
Organization 11151735416.04
Explanations 21171838345.89
Enthusiasm 11061132496.20
Teaching 11231838385.99
Workload 011383318104.96
Difficulty 10139331884.92
Value 112152630265.59
Retake Yes: 73.4%   No: 26.6%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Fournier's lectures were interesting and engaging. Students enjoyed him as a Professor. He was noted as responding well to student questions. Many students felt that 150 questions on the midterm were excessive as they found it hard to concentrate by the end. Some felt that a new textbook needed to be looked into.


PSYB30H: Personality
Instructor: Fournier, M. Course Enrollment: 234
Session: Winter 2006 Lecture: 60 Percent Response: 50.9%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 10072545225.79
Evaluations 225163032145.21
Organization 01132236386.04
Explanations 01162241295.90
Enthusiasm 00141736436.15
Teaching 10232442285.90
Workload 11240301894.85
Difficulty 01343321294.79
Value 010202530245.56
Retake Yes: 82.3%   No: 17.7%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students really enjoyed Professor Fournier's lectures and found him to be an engaging and enthusiastic instructor. Students found the mid-term exam to be to long and found that they were losing focus after the first half of it.


PSYB30H: Personality
Instructor: Fournier, M. Course Enrollment: 298
Session: Winter 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 53.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 10182546195.73
Evaluations 212183627145.24
Organization 10152140325.96
Explanations 10051846305.99
Enthusiasm 11131337446.15
Teaching 10042241325.99
Workload 10036322384.99
Difficulty 10146321644.74
Value 111133426255.55
Retake Yes: 84.8%   No: 15.2%
calendar, timetable Comments
Many students comment on Professor Fournier's engaging and easy-going lecture style, which they felt contributed to a very enjoyable class. He was able to stay casual and organized at the same time and that's no small feat. Although a number of students had complaints about the quality of the text they credit Professor Fournier's clear explanations with redeeming the assigned reading when necessary.


PSYB30H: Personality
Instructor: Fournier, M. Course Enrollment: 243
Session: Winter 2004 Section: 1 Percent Response: 65.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00151847295.96
Evaluations 013123137185.53
Organization 00161244376.11
Explanations 00351544346.03
Enthusiasm 00251041436.18
Teaching 0015944416.19
Workload 01152271634.62
Difficulty 0136621714.35
Value 011303319175.19
Retake Yes: 90.1%   No: 9.9%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students in this course were very pleased with Professor Fournier, as a new professor to UTSC who adapted very quickly and made an impression on his students. Some students were concerned with the total volume of reading required and others requested that lecture notes be posted sooner before each lecture, but most agreed that Professor Fournier is a very effective lecturer who holds students' interest and keeps the material fresh.


PSYC35H: Advanced Personality Psychology
Instructor: Fournier, M. Course Enrollment: 80
Session: Fall 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 68.8%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00271948245.85
Evaluations 009173032115.19
Organization 00062241315.98
Explanations 00261352285.98
Enthusiasm 00021334516.34
Teaching 00261537416.09
Workload 00646261574.72
Difficulty 000244119175.28
Value 000233317275.48
Retake Yes: 74.1%   No: 25.9%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students almost unanimously agreed that Professor Fournier was one of the greatest professors they have had. They felt that his enthusiasm towards the course was unmatched by any other professor and he clearly loved his job. He was described as engaging, efficient, organized, patient and very helpful towards his students. The course was enjoyed by many and the articles aided in understanding the material. Students thought that the exam was fair, yet challenging because of the many essays they had to write in a short time. Overall, in one student's words, 'The class was like a caffeine pill, one dose and you are pumped for the whole day.'


PSYD30H: Current Topics in Personality Psychology
Instructor: Fournier, M. Course Enrollment: 21
Session: Fall 2007 Section: 1 Percent Response: 38.1%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00013050386.13
Evaluations 001305013255.38
Organization 000251338255.63
Explanations 000132513506.00
Enthusiasm 00013025636.38
Teaching 00013038506.25
Workload 000252538135.38
Difficulty 00003850135.75
Value 001301338385.88
Retake Yes: 100.0%   No: 0.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students appreciated Professor Fournier's enthusiasm and found that the class was a great learning experience.


PSYD30H: Current Topics in Personality Psychology
Instructor: Fournier, M. Course Enrollment: 23
Session: Fall 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 73.9%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00024647245.71
Evaluations 666183518124.71
Organization 001224296295.18
Explanations 00662918415.82
Enthusiasm 000121235416.06
Teaching 000181812536.00
Workload 0004741664.71
Difficulty 000294118125.12
Value 001361338315.69
Retake Yes: 58.8%   No: 41.2%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Fournier was described as an amazing professor, who made the class and learning experience great. The course was said to be very challenging, yet useful. Students appreciated how he related to them and was very approachable. He explained the course content well and did a good job of engaging the class in discussions.


PSYD30H: Current Topics in Personality Psychology
Instructor: Fournier, M. Course Enrollment: 27
Session: Summer 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 59.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 06061950195.63
Evaluations 00603844135.56
Organization 00063144195.75
Explanations 006131944195.56
Enthusiasm 000131919506.06
Teaching 0066656255.88
Workload 0005044604.56
Difficulty 00038312565.00
Value 00050217215.00
Retake Yes: 80.0%   No: 20.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Fournier was enjoyed as a lecturer however some students felt that the class suffered from to much time spent on student presentations and not enough professorial instruction. Overall students enjoyed the course and felt it was a valued learning experience.


PSYD30H: Current Topics in Personality Psychology
Instructor: Fournier, M. Course Enrollment: 23
Session: Fall 2004 Section: 1 Percent Response: 87.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 005164226115.21
Evaluations 00521422655.05
Organization 00511473705.16
Explanations 000262137165.42
Enthusiasm 000112153165.74
Teaching 00552626375.84
Workload 00115852604.47
Difficulty 00532323204.89
Value 005422616114.84
Retake Yes: 66.7%   No: 33.3%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students enjoyed this class and the participatory elements and suggested only that Professor Fournier provide more direction. Students felt the professor himself was effective and engaging.


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