2 surveys for T. Giri

BGYB32H: Animal Physiology Laboratory
Instructor: Giri, T. Course Enrollment: 92
Session: Winter 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 53.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00426333075.09
Evaluations 0047463595.37
Organization 00413304595.40
Explanations 00403838195.68
Enthusiasm 00017324395.43
Teaching 00473343135.54
Workload 02557241204.38
Difficulty 00105526724.38
Value 001554151254.39
Retake Yes: 73.0%   No: 27.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students appreciated Professor Giri's style of teaching and the way he communicated concepts clearly. The drawings that he made on the black board were of tremendous help. However, they felt that there was an obvious lack of communication between the Teaching Assistants and the professor. The lab manual was too vague and was in need of revision. Students also preferred to see a marking scheme for formal lab reports and equipment that works in the lab. Students also would appreciate if the full 50 minutes of lecture time was used up.

BGYC59H: Advanced Population Ecology
Instructor: Giri, T. Course Enrollment: 31
Session: Winter 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 74.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 04035352244.83
Evaluations 04917353504.87
Organization 04417482244.91
Explanations 40417481794.91
Enthusiasm 401326351394.61
Teaching 09430351394.65
Workload 441348171304.09
Difficulty 9096117403.91
Value 60656131904.25
Retake Yes: 69.6%   No: 30.4%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Giri was cited as being friendly and understanding however many students commented that the Professor didn't seem to be providing his full attention to the course and that he often seemed confused. Students were disappointed with the frequency that classes were cancelled and some felt as if they weren't getting the value they expected due to the fact that when class wasn't cancelled, quite often there was student presentations going on and so the Professor still wasn't teaching. The overall learning experience had mixed reviews with many students stating that the material covered was the same as the second year ecology course.

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