2 surveys for J. Wittenbrinck

POLA51H: Critical Issues of Canadian Democracy
Instructor: Wittenbrinck, J. Course Enrollment: 242
Session: Winter 2007 Section: 1 Percent Response: 39.7%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00719422475.05
Evaluations 00423392495.12
Organization 113223721155.15
Explanations 0311262919134.88
Enthusiasm 3411222622114.73
Teaching 036213620145.04
Workload 01156311014.51
Difficulty 0025731914.50
Value 02441242434.74
Retake Yes: 64.6%   No: 35.4%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students found Professor Wittenbrinck to be very good and well-organized. They appreciated his use of examples and liked the fact that the material was covered in great detail, aiding in their understanding. However, a few noted that readings were quite long and breaks were infrequent in this course. As well, it was suggested that the professor work on his speaking tone, volume and pace in order to be more engaging, although some students noted an improvement as the semester progressed.

POLB92H: Comparative Politics
Instructor: Wittenbrinck, J. Course Enrollment: 62
Session: Summer 2005 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 48.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 30320373335.00
Evaluations 30720373304.87
Organization 300173330175.33
Explanations 303234310175.00
Enthusiasm 333331723174.93
Teaching 300172733205.43
Workload 30060171734.50
Difficulty 30043272704.70
Value 3017371717104.53
Retake Yes: 66.7%   No: 33.3%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students felt that Professor Wittenbrinck was very knowledgeable and his readings were valuable. However, some students felt that he had a lack of experience in teaching large classes and came off a bit nervous when lecturing. Still, most students were positive in their assessment of Professor Wittenbrinck.

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