2 surveys for R.J. Snooks

PHLB05H: Social Issues
Instructor: Snooks, R.J. Course Enrollment: 47
Session: Summer 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 63.8%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 033213817175.14
Evaluations 0013103027205.30
Organization 7010104020134.90
Explanations 0310143128145.10
Enthusiasm 007292918185.11
Teaching 471143925114.86
Workload 0037023304.27
Difficulty 001063171004.27
Value 004252525215.36
Retake Yes: 57.7%   No: 42.3%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students described Professor Snooks as friendly and approachable, but expressed a difficulty in understanding lectures because of the Professor's tendency to speak too quickly. Many students also mentioned the need for more instruction on basic background knowledge that would have helped students understand the more complex concepts. Students appreciated Professor Snooks' office hours but would have appreciated midterms that more effectively asked for critical thinking.

PHLB53H: The Art of Thinking
Instructor: Snooks, R.J. Course Enrollment: 113
Session: Fall 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 45.1%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 210103535804.16
Evaluations 401825292224.49
Organization 1010222427623.75
Explanations 842025241824.14
Enthusiasm 6121233201624.04
Teaching 1221225351404.12
Workload 00127312224.10
Difficulty 04126418024.04
Value 00044242294.96
Retake Yes: 39.6%   No: 60.4%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students noted Professor Snooks as being condescending and unapproachable. During lectures he just read out of the textbook and at times seemed unsure of the subject matter. Students were overall unhappy with this instructor's performance and cited previous instructors as doing a far superior job.

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