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12 surveys for G.S. Cree

PSYB57H: Memory and Cognition
Instructor: Cree, G.S. Course Enrollment: 246
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 20.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 20281558165.70
Evaluations 20683040155.40
Organization 00021652306.10
Explanations 00461846245.82
Enthusiasm 004101550225.76
Teaching 00242246265.90
Workload 000243615265.42
Difficulty 000203029225.52
Value 004163220165.32
Retake Yes: 54.0%   No: 46.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students found Professor Cree to be a very approachable professor who takes students' questions very seriously. However, some felt he could have been more enthusiastic in his teachings by creating interactive sessions during the lecture. Students unanimously agreed that more practice questions should be provided to students for the mid-term and final exam studying purposes.


PSYB57H: Memory and Cognition
Instructor: Cree, G.S. Course Enrollment: 257
Session: Winter 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 40.1%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 002152935165.50
Evaluations 00413383485.30
Organization 00092338275.86
Explanations 003152339165.53
Enthusiasm 001112735225.69
Teaching 00092838225.76
Workload 00035341995.01
Difficulty 000243427135.30
Value 10129232095.04
Retake Yes: 59.0%   No: 41.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Most students found Prof. Cree to be enthusiastic, approachable, interesting, and organized. Students particularly appreciated the variety of learning tools offered, and found the weekly sample exam questions helpful. A few students disliked the peer evaluation system for assignment, felt the course materials were challenging, and suggested the professor to speak louder.


PSYB57H: Memory and Cognition
Instructor: Cree, G.S. Course Enrollment: 269
Session: Winter 2007 Section: 1 Percent Response: 52.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 012113738125.44
Evaluations 256222829104.95
Organization 002103240175.61
Explanations 003122739205.60
Enthusiasm 001102343235.78
Teaching 00193239195.66
Workload 000133326295.70
Difficulty 000253324185.36
Value 122232028235.39
Retake Yes: 52.3%   No: 47.7%
calendar, timetable Comments
Overall, students thought that Dr. Cree was a good instructor, and presented the material extremely well with clear explanations. They appreciated his efforts to ensure students understood the material and answered questions effectively. While it was clear that Professor Cree was knowledgeable about the subject matter, more enthusiasm in the delivery of lectures would have helped.


PSYC58H: Cognitive Psychology Laboratory
Instructor: Cree, G.S. Course Enrollment: 21
Session: Fall 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 19.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 0000025756.75
Evaluations 0000025756.75
Organization 0000001007.00
Explanations 0000001007.00
Enthusiasm 0000001007.00
Teaching 000000757.00
Workload 00050252504.75
Difficulty 0000100005.00
Value 0000025506.67
Retake Yes: 100.0%   No: 0.0%
calendar, timetable No Comments


PSYC58H: Cognitive Psychology Laboratory
Instructor: Cree, G.S. Course Enrollment: 32
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 18.8%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 0000067346.33
Evaluations 0000067346.33
Organization 0000067346.33
Explanations 0000067346.33
Enthusiasm 0000034676.67
Teaching 0000067346.33
Workload 001734341704.50
Difficulty 00017671705.00
Value 000173434175.50
Retake Yes: 66.7%   No: 33.2%
calendar, timetable No Comments


PSYC58H: Cognitive Psychology Laboratory
Instructor: Cree, G.S. Course Enrollment: 27
Session: Fall 2007 Section: 1 Percent Response: 55.6%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 000142034275.79
Evaluations 000142027345.86
Organization 00002027476.29
Explanations 000141440275.86
Enthusiasm 000141420476.07
Teaching 0007727546.36
Workload 000401414275.29
Difficulty 000271440145.43
Value 00027142705.00
Retake Yes: 42.9%   No: 57.1%
calendar, timetable Comments
Overall, students thought Professor Cree was a good professor. However, some were not fond of the PDP++ program.


PSYC58H: Cognitive Psychology Laboratory
Instructor: Cree, G.S. Course Enrollment: 31
Session: Fall 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 64.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00001540456.30
Evaluations 00002540356.10
Organization 0000535606.55
Explanations 000151025506.10
Enthusiasm 00002040406.20
Teaching 00001040506.40
Workload 000103540155.60
Difficulty 000155020155.35
Value 000261137265.63
Retake Yes: 57.9%   No: 42.1%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Cree was described by many as an excellent professor whose organized lectures and friendly manner made the class interesting. He did a great job presenting the course material and was available for consultation when needed. Students felt that the assignments were a fair way of grading and they were handed back in efficient time with a lot of constructive feedback.


PSYD50H: Current Topics in Memory and Cognition
Instructor: Cree, G.S. Course Enrollment: 10
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 50.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 0002000806.40
Evaluations 0002000806.40
Organization 0020000806.20
Explanations 0002000806.40
Enthusiasm 0002000806.40
Teaching 0000200806.60
Workload 000402020205.20
Difficulty 000204020205.40
Value 00002020606.40
Retake Yes: 75.0%   No: 25.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students felt Professor George Scott Cree performed well as an instructor. Students commented that he was organized, that he was approachable and available for help, and that he provided constructive feedback.


PSYD50H: Current Topics in Memory and Cognition
Instructor: Cree, G.S. Course Enrollment: 21
Session: Fall 2007 Section: 1 Percent Response: 71.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 0000754346.29
Evaluations 0000760276.21
Organization 0000734546.50
Explanations 0000734546.50
Enthusiasm 0000760276.21
Teaching 0000034606.64
Workload 00072720406.00
Difficulty 00072020476.14
Value 000142034275.79
Retake Yes: 61.5%   No: 38.5%
calendar, timetable No Comments


PSYD50H: Current Topics in Memory and Cognition
Instructor: Cree, G.S. Course Enrollment: 18
Session: Summer 2007 Section: 1 Percent Response: 72.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 0000847476.38
Evaluations 0008854316.08
Organization 0000854396.31
Explanations 00002439396.15
Enthusiasm 00001654316.15
Teaching 0000847476.38
Workload 00047248245.08
Difficulty 000392424165.15
Value 00081631245.90
Retake Yes: 75.0%   No: 25.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students found this course to be enjoyable and interesting, and they appreciated the grading scheme that was used.


PSYD50H: Current Topics in Memory and Cognition
Instructor: Cree, G.S. Course Enrollment: 24
Session: Winter 2007 Section: 1 Percent Response: 83.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00053035305.90
Evaluations 000302030205.40
Organization 000103030305.80
Explanations 000153040155.55
Enthusiasm 00052045306.00
Teaching 00051055306.10
Workload 00052530406.05
Difficulty 000151530405.95
Value 00051126586.37
Retake Yes: 68.4%   No: 31.6%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students enjoyed Professor Cree's teaching style and how he organized the course, making use of various methods of evaluation, including exams, quizzes, assignments and presentations. Professor Cree was very helpful and approachable, and gave beneficial feedback that helped students improve their writing, critical thinking and presentation skills. While most found the course engaging and felt that they learned a lot, few were not pleased by the bell curve grading scheme and found the readings to be heavy.


PSYD50H: Current Topics in Memory and Cognition
Instructor: Cree, G.S. Course Enrollment: 17
Session: Summer 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 88.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 0000047536.53
Evaluations 00001340476.33
Organization 0007033606.47
Explanations 0000047536.53
Enthusiasm 0000033676.67
Teaching 0000027736.73
Workload 00033402075.00
Difficulty 00053202074.80
Value 00073333275.80
Retake Yes: 86.7%   No: 13.3%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students had nothing short of overwhelming praise for Dr. Cree, commenting that he is one of best psychologists at UTSC. They appreciated his very helpful nature, and are grateful for an excellent learning experience in class. A few mentioned that the workload was high, understandable since this is a D-level course.


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