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25 surveys for I. Averbakh

ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 32
Session: Fall 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 59.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 000162637215.63
Evaluations 00053732265.79
Organization 00052616536.16
Explanations 000111722506.11
Enthusiasm 000112632325.84
Teaching 00002647266.00
Workload 011053112154.47
Difficulty 06633223304.72
Value 0032321611114.37
Retake Yes: 57.9%   No: 42.1%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students felt that Averbakh was generally a good professor. Some have suggested tutorials.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 78
Session: Fall 2005 Section: 2 Percent Response: 85.9%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 020114223235.53
Evaluations 01193036225.64
Organization 000112831315.82
Explanations 00092430365.94
Enthusiasm 023142139215.58
Teaching 00092534325.89
Workload 00254261534.65
Difficulty 00039361864.91
Value 35224015874.10
Retake Yes: 53.3%   No: 46.7%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students generally enjoyed the course. Many commented that Professor Averbakh explained concepts very well, although some commented that he is hard to understand. Some also commented that the final exam was unfairly difficult, although midterms were easy.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 58
Session: Fall 2004 Section: 1 Percent Response: 81.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 02415403095.17
Evaluations 02613452695.11
Organization 00062840265.85
Explanations 002113030265.67
Enthusiasm 2011191928215.21
Teaching 002112241245.74
Workload 02136091144.27
Difficulty 00636193264.96
Value 202838111744.23
Retake Yes: 62.2%   No: 37.8%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students made it clear that they preferred handouts at the beginning of class for supplemental purposes. Professor Averbakh demonstrates problem sets and examples thoroughly in his lectures.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 70
Session: Fall 2004 Section: 2 Percent Response: 95.7%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 007153130165.33
Evaluations 659143224114.76
Organization 01172540245.73
Explanations 00793131215.49
Enthusiasm 004123033215.54
Teaching 003132443165.57
Workload 1665124934.28
Difficulty 30630381764.74
Value 88174117263.83
Retake Yes: 46.0%   No: 54.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students felt Professor Averbakh was sincere and committed to their success, as evidenced by his detailed and well-prepared material. Many students commented on the handouts given in class and emphasized what works best for them. Most agree they would prefer to receive as much information as possible on prepared notes so they can concentrate more on lectures. Students had various concerns about grading.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 31
Session: Fall 2003 Section: 1 Percent Response: 71.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00018274595.50
Evaluations 004221345135.40
Organization 00041840366.10
Explanations 000132222405.90
Enthusiasm 000272227225.50
Teaching 00042745225.90
Workload 0045027994.70
Difficulty 00040369135.00
Value 40942142344.50
Retake Yes: 63.0%   No: 36.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students were very thankful for Professor Averbakh's detailed handouts, which were extremely helpful in explaining concepts. Professor Averbakh was further complimented for his thorough explanations in class although a few students expressed the need for a more structured course outline.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 53
Session: Fall 2003 Section: 3 Percent Response: 91.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 22041351084.70
Evaluations 24629361744.60
Organization 220143327205.40
Explanations 226164318105.00
Enthusiasm 222332522125.00
Teaching 22018432585.10
Workload 0026517684.50
Difficulty 00434361584.90
Value 221045211064.40
Retake Yes: 51.0%   No: 48.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students found Professor Averbakh's handouts to be extremely useful, allowing students to focus better during lectures. Professor Averbakh was noted as being approachable and responsible. Students expressed concerns regarding the grading scheme which was mainly focused on a final answer. Quite a few students requested that past exams are made available for practice.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 51
Session: Winter 2002 Section: 1 Percent Response: 72.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00814363385.10
Evaluations 00325283685.21
Organization 000112542225.75
Explanations 006173328175.38
Enthusiasm 000222238195.59
Teaching 003111954145.70
Workload 00036253365.09
Difficulty 003143125285.66
Value 00450191984.77
Retake Yes: 24.0%   No: 76.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
The handouts were useful and appreciated by students. They allowed the students to pay attention to what professor Averbakh said and try to understand the concepts, rather than racing to take notes. The students for more appropriate examples to help study and prepare for the midterm and final exam.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 78
Session: Fall 2001 Section: 1 Percent Response: 70.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00272949135.60
Evaluations 204112935205.53
Organization 00041547356.18
Explanations 00041649316.07
Enthusiasm 002111546265.83
Teaching 00001752316.14
Workload 00447351504.65
Difficulty 00233332945.05
Value 02032322775.03
Retake Yes: 63.0%   No: 37.0%
calendar, timetable No Comments


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 73
Session: Fall 2001 Section: 2 Percent Response: 71.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 04483139145.40
Evaluations 041083729135.20
Organization 00082043295.93
Explanations 002121639315.85
Enthusiasm 02021445376.11
Teaching 00061060246.02
Workload 00447222424.68
Difficulty 02422303485.14
Value 005312429125.17
Retake Yes: 43.0%   No: 57.0%
calendar, timetable No Comments


ECMB12H: Quantitative Methods in Economics II
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 34
Session: Winter 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 44.1%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00002067135.93
Evaluations 000143629215.57
Organization 00002027536.33
Explanations 00072921436.00
Enthusiasm 000141436365.93
Teaching 0000764296.21
Workload 0072957704.64
Difficulty 00014215775.57
Value 70729292174.64
Retake Yes: 57.1%   No: 42.9%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students noted that the overall learning experience was valued very high, although some did find the course material difficult. Students felt that more examples and practice questions would help the overall learning experience. Professor I. Auerbakh was extremely knowledgeable, and was willing to help students with questions.


ECMB12H: Quantitative Methods in Economics II
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 78
Session: Winter 2006 Section: 2 Percent Response: 98.7%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 35812382954.86
Evaluations 437202927114.91
Organization 003122138265.74
Explanations 155122426265.36
Enthusiasm 3312162325195.04
Teaching 017122732205.43
Workload 114502012114.66
Difficulty 00193232255.71
Value 61017202115114.32
Retake Yes: 34.8%   No: 65.2%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students noted that the overall learning experience was valued very high, although some did note the difficulty in the course material. Students felt that more examples and practice questions would help the overall learning experience. Students agreed that Professor I. Auerbakh was extremely knowledgeable, and willing to help students with questions.


ECMB12H: Quantitative Methods in Economics II
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 40
Session: Winter 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 77.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00332352364.97
Evaluations 010629262364.65
Organization 00062948165.74
Explanations 030133923235.45
Enthusiasm 006133923195.35
Teaching 003193926135.26
Workload 00740272334.77
Difficulty 000202737175.50
Value 70047271734.50
Retake Yes: 51.6%   No: 48.4%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Averbakh was considered an effective instructor by most students who devoted most of their time to commenting on his handouts. Many found his handouts to be helpful and time-saving, as well as an effective way to keep up with the course. Some felt they would learn better copying notes personally.


ECMB12H: Quantitative Methods in Economics II
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 65
Session: Winter 2005 Section: 2 Percent Response: 86.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 005253620135.09
Evaluations 001315452444.91
Organization 00293136225.67
Explanations 004203324205.36
Enthusiasm 027152920275.40
Teaching 002153930155.41
Workload 4055327744.36
Difficulty 202203528135.22
Value 4485416864.22
Retake Yes: 40.0%   No: 60.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students again took their course evaluations as an opportunity to comment mainly regarding the use of course handouts. Most approve highly, reporting that the hand-outs are of considerable benefit, while a minority continue to support personal note-taking as more effective for them.


ECMB12H: Quantitative Methods in Economics II
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 22
Session: Winter 2004 Section: 1 Percent Response: 90.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00016532655.21
Evaluations 000353025105.10
Organization 000101540356.00
Explanations 000202050105.50
Enthusiasm 000153535155.50
Teaching 000151560105.65
Workload 00520452555.05
Difficulty 00553040205.65
Value 05521531154.74
Retake Yes: 40.0%   No: 60.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Unfortunately, no comments were available for this course.


ECMB12H: Quantitative Methods in Economics II
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 62
Session: Winter 2004 Section: 2 Percent Response: 83.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 02025293865.19
Evaluations 041013333385.04
Organization 00062243295.96
Explanations 002152935195.54
Enthusiasm 202232927175.27
Teaching 00262644225.78
Workload 002492218104.84
Difficulty 000333122145.16
Value 22842281444.50
Retake Yes: 47.1%   No: 52.9%
calendar, timetable Comments
Unfortunately, no comments were available for this course.


ECMB12H: Quantitative Methods in Economics II
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 68
Session: Winter 2002 Section: 1 Percent Response: 82.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00073938165.60
Evaluations 00273636205.70
Organization 02241838386.10
Explanations 00272936255.70
Enthusiasm 00411931445.95
Teaching 00051842356.07
Workload 02242301594.81
Difficulty 202132836195.49
Value 00034342575.05
Retake Yes: 41.0%   No: 59.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
The material presented was very organized and straightforward. The handouts were very useful for studying. Professor Averbakh was an excellent professor that motivated students through his knowledge.


MGTC74H: Analysis for Decision-Making
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 51
Session: Fall 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 86.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 33516373075.02
Evaluations 50021353075.05
Organization 033231937165.35
Explanations 307142535165.30
Enthusiasm 307213723104.98
Teaching 300163232165.40
Workload 00044411034.69
Difficulty 00025352855.13
Value 00335191074.77
Retake Yes: 51.0%   No: 49.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
The class found Professor Averbakh to be an effective instructor, and praised him for being approachable and adequately answering questions. However, some students wished he would give better examples in class, and thought his comments on assignments were not very helpful or cohesive. One suggestion students had for Professor Averbakh was to grade and return assignments and tests at a faster rate.


MGTC74H: Analysis for Decision-Making
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 45
Session: Fall 2008 Section: L02 Percent Response: 86.7%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 000243426185.38
Evaluations 033114726135.28
Organization 000132929315.77
Explanations 000133129295.72
Enthusiasm 000291836165.39
Teaching 000182144185.62
Workload 00654188164.74
Difficulty 006262621245.31
Value 3063624884.59
Retake Yes: 40.0%   No: 60.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students found Professor Averbakh to be an organized and prepared instructor. They appreciated the amount of examples and practice questions he demonstrated in class, and also how helpful he was during office hours. Some students felt that the assignments were graded in an ambiguous and unfair manner, and also felt that the assignment guidelines were ambiguous. One suggestion put forth was for Professor Averbakh to decrease the weight of the assignments on the final mark.


MGTC74H: Analysis for Decision-Making
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 29
Session: Fall 2008 Section: L30 Percent Response: 82.8%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 0905423895.25
Evaluations 0059304695.48
Organization 000131359135.74
Explanations 000172542135.52
Enthusiasm 005134230135.33
Teaching 00017344295.42
Workload 50034302194.87
Difficulty 50030302594.96
Value 5052134994.74
Retake Yes: 57.0%   No: 43.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Many students found Professor Averbakh to be an excellent instructor, noting the clarity of his lectures. They found him to be approachable and helpful during office hours, and also enjoyed the helpful problems and examples he demonstrated in class. However some students found that the course was difficult, and found that one particular difficult question on the midterm being worth 25% of the exam was unfair. One suggestion students had for Professor Averbakh was to give a more specific outline of what was required for the assignments.


MGTC74H: Analysis for Decision-Making
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 48
Session: Fall 2007 Section: 1 Percent Response: 72.9%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 03023462365.03
Evaluations 00020294395.40
Organization 003121840265.76
Explanations 030181543235.63
Enthusiasm 30326352695.00
Teaching 003122352125.57
Workload 00655201804.50
Difficulty 003491820124.89
Value 00038202004.78
Retake Yes: 44.8%   No: 55.2%
calendar, timetable Comments
Most students found Professor Averbakh to be a very effective and knowledgeable instructor; they felt that he provided clear explanations and helpful examples when lecturing. However, many felt that they would have benefitted from a clear and complete course syllabus while others thought that the final exam was too heavily weighted.


MGTC74H: Analysis for Decision-Making
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 45
Session: Fall 2007 Section: 2 Percent Response: 100.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 0039473455.30
Evaluations 05393827165.33
Organization 00303240235.84
Explanations 00073445125.63
Enthusiasm 00353245125.62
Teaching 00093440145.60
Workload 30047202704.70
Difficulty 030342523145.09
Value 03032161234.64
Retake Yes: 45.7%   No: 54.3%
calendar, timetable Comments
Overall, students found Professor Averbakh to be well-organized and a good speaker.


MGTC74H: Analysis for Decision-Making
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 49
Session: Fall 2007 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 79.6%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 063242134135.16
Evaluations 006212134185.39
Organization 063162131245.42
Explanations 333132418345.51
Enthusiasm 0011131329315.59
Teaching 003132434245.65
Workload 0336716634.27
Difficulty 063422413114.70
Value 0302918834.61
Retake Yes: 48.5%   No: 51.5%
calendar, timetable Comments
Many students commended Professor Averbakh's performance; they appreciated that his lectures were very systematic and well-paced and that he was very open to student feedback. However, some students found that the course material was challenging.


MGTC74H: Analysis for Decision-Making
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 52
Session: Fall 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 94.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00816353565.14
Evaluations 004312729105.10
Organization 202161643205.55
Explanations 004123131225.55
Enthusiasm 0010183514225.20
Teaching 004123539105.39
Workload 00052351024.63
Difficulty 001134329154.83
Value 022332624135.07
Retake Yes: 48.9%   No: 51.1%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students had mixed feelings about this course but all agreed that Professor Averabakh presented the material in an organized and structured manner. The class was described as interesting as well as challenging. Many felt that more time should have been allocated to the more difficult material presented in the second half of the course. Students also expressed the desire for the provision of full solutions to textbook problems and examples used in lecture. They describe the assignments as both difficult and a necessary supplement to the course material.


MGTC74H: Analysis for Decision-Making
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 54
Session: Fall 2006 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 74.1%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 000183535135.42
Evaluations 000132348185.70
Organization 000101046336.03
Explanations 000131844265.82
Enthusiasm 003183626185.38
Teaching 00052351215.87
Workload 00344381334.69
Difficulty 000383813104.95
Value 538272219164.78
Retake Yes: 42.1%   No: 57.9%
calendar, timetable Comments
This course was described as interesting by some and challenging by many. Students enjoyed the material before the midterm. However, the topics covered after the midterm were significantly tougher. Many felt that a solid understanding of statistics would be helpful in understanding some of the material. Students were very pleased with Professor Averbakh's detailed and organized lecture notes. They also greatly appreciated the exercises Professor Averbakh solved in class and felt that this assisted in preparing them for the evaluations in this course.


MGTC74H: Analysis for Decision-Making
Instructor: Averbakh, I. Course Enrollment: 31
Session: Fall 2006 Lecture: 31 Percent Response: 74.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 05592341185.45
Evaluations 00552745185.68
Organization 00553227325.77
Explanations 05551832365.77
Enthusiasm 00993232185.41
Teaching 00092736275.82
Workload 04452224134.57
Difficulty 05932329144.73
Value 050521419104.71
Retake Yes: 52.2%   No: 47.8%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students stressed the need for a proper syllabus but otherwise felt that Professor Averbakh did an excellent job teaching this class.


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