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24 surveys for V. Yu

ECMB09Y: Quantitative Methods in Economics
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 48
Session: Summer 2006 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 54.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 40444227195.38
Evaluations 044153527155.23
Organization 044232723195.19
Explanations 004191542195.54
Enthusiasm 000161648205.72
Teaching 08003135275.65
Workload 00846271544.62
Difficulty 008271927195.23
Value 00842271584.73
Retake Yes: 36.0%   No: 64.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students made very positive comments about the professor. Many felt that he is engaging, knowledgeable, and always available for help. Students were concerned, however, at the lack of challenging problems taken up in class and at the format of the exams.


ECMB09Y: Quantitative Methods in Economics
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 89
Session: Summer 2005 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 78.7%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 01072149215.80
Evaluations 414161637215.34
Organization 01491740295.76
Explanations 01391939305.80
Enthusiasm 00032637346.03
Teaching 00091641346.01
Workload 003472613114.83
Difficulty 000233525175.36
Value 6131333191064.00
Retake Yes: 52.2%   No: 47.8%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Yu is an enthusiastic and entertaining Professor. He is credited by students as explaining concepts quite clearly. Some felt that the level of difficulty of in class and textbook problems did not adequately prepare them for the level of difficulty of the problems on the exams.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 100
Session: Fall 2008 Section: L30 Percent Response: 73.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 020163328215.51
Evaluations 226162728215.34
Organization 002142425355.79
Explanations 000102924365.87
Enthusiasm 000143128275.68
Teaching 002112229325.83
Workload 0006225674.57
Difficulty 003393711104.86
Value 02235272074.91
Retake Yes: 64.0%   No: 36.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students taking this course appreciated the professor?s organized lecture notes and past exams. They felt that making past exams available assisted them greatly in preparing for the term tests. Also, students noted that the professor had a great sense of humour which made them look forward to attending his lectures.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 100
Session: Fall 2008 Section: L30 Percent Response: 73.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 020163328215.51
Evaluations 226162728215.34
Organization 002142425355.79
Explanations 000102924365.87
Enthusiasm 000143128275.68
Teaching 002112229325.83
Workload 0006225674.57
Difficulty 003393711104.86
Value 02235272074.91
Retake Yes: 64.0%   No: 36.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students taking this course appreciated the professorís organized lecture notes and past exams. They felt that making past exams available assisted them greatly in preparing for the term tests. Also, students noted that the professor had a great sense of humour which made them look forward to attending his lectures.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 154
Session: Fall 2008 Section: L60 Percent Response: 76.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 101182437205.55
Evaluations 034163428165.29
Organization 005122336245.64
Explanations 015122031315.70
Enthusiasm 013161935275.65
Teaching 00392938225.68
Workload 10457201084.57
Difficulty 105303318125.00
Value 11230261864.86
Retake Yes: 65.0%   No: 35.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students enrolled in the online lecture were very grateful for the almost immediate posting of the class lectures. Many students found the professor to be very organized in his lectures and felt that the tutorials before exams were extremely helpful as well. They also mentioned that the professor was very approachable, which improved their learning experience. However, students suggested that the in-class exams be a bit more challenging to help them prepare for the exams, and also recommended the implementation of weekly tutorials.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 104
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L30 Percent Response: 66.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00293131275.73
Evaluations 000142531295.78
Organization 000112231355.93
Explanations 00382725355.85
Enthusiasm 00862234295.73
Teaching 000112238275.83
Workload 02545221964.72
Difficulty 022442119124.91
Value 033222121155.16
Retake Yes: 70.3%   No: 29.7%
calendar, timetable No Comments


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 89
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L60 Percent Response: 59.6%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 000171940235.69
Evaluations 200192523315.58
Organization 002161633345.83
Explanations 002161634335.81
Enthusiasm 002162531255.63
Teaching 00282736275.79
Workload 201250211424.37
Difficulty 00648172344.71
Value 00631192184.93
Retake Yes: 69.4%   No: 30.6%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students had mixed thoughts about Professor Yu. Some enjoyed the course and thought that Professor Yu was an exceptional instructor with a great sense of humour who was also able to clearly explain topics. However, some students disagreed and found that he was not able to clearly convey concepts and was always unprepared for class. Students would appreciate if Professor Yu held office hours.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 93
Session: Fall 2007 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 62.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 002134219235.50
Evaluations 027163525145.18
Organization 020182328285.63
Explanations 004162326305.64
Enthusiasm 002162825285.63
Teaching 00293819305.68
Workload 00242301874.86
Difficulty 004302121215.27
Value 22018303065.12
Retake Yes: 54.5%   No: 45.5%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students commented that Professor Yu performed excellently and that the course material was very interesting. However, students felt that the examples discussed in class were relatively easy compared to the midtern exam questions. Thus, many felt that the professor should have provided more practice examples comparable to those found on the exams.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 118
Session: Fall 2007 Lecture: 60 Percent Response: 60.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 026153030195.37
Evaluations 336132634165.21
Organization 23682336245.51
Explanations 03553029305.67
Enthusiasm 03362440225.65
Teaching 32363036225.51
Workload 220473010104.73
Difficulty 203222424265.43
Value 323272716104.85
Retake Yes: 54.5%   No: 45.5%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students found Professor Yu to be a great instructor who provided helpful. However, many students felt that more difficult practice questions should have been taken up in class, as this would have helped students better prepare for exams.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 90
Session: Fall 2006 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 68.9%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 002133833155.46
Evaluations 205203030155.23
Organization 020112339255.72
Explanations 20383133235.57
Enthusiasm 000132540225.70
Teaching 002152641165.56
Workload 00549251834.66
Difficulty 002382820135.05
Value 38124717854.10
Retake Yes: 68.3%   No: 31.7%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students commented that Dr. Yu was an effective and enjoyable teacher, although his schedule made it difficult for students to get help outside of class hours. Professor Yu's explanations were interesting, and at the same time clarified key concepts. Several students noted that the practice examples given in class and in the text book were far easier than questions that appeared on the exam, and thought that more difficult practice problems would provide better preparation.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 66
Session: Fall 2006 Lecture: 60 Percent Response: 59.1%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 05083835145.38
Evaluations 5583462484.84
Organization 003162735195.51
Explanations 03382528335.72
Enthusiasm 00583035225.59
Teaching 00583038195.57
Workload 001143228164.76
Difficulty 333221635195.27
Value 96292915933.74
Retake Yes: 57.6%   No: 42.4%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students commented that Dr. Yu was an effective instructor, who was able to explain very well the key concepts. Many found it hard to reach him outside of classroom. Several students felt that more difficult examples in-class would better prepare them for exams.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 106
Session: Fall 2005 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 71.7%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 011142442175.55
Evaluations 115162826225.36
Organization 111122230325.70
Explanations 04352731315.69
Enthusiasm 03053235255.72
Teaching 01192437275.75
Workload 04445241684.67
Difficulty 004213626135.24
Value 4111342171044.01
Retake Yes: 52.7%   No: 47.3%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Yu is an effective lecturer that was enjoyed by most students who commented. Some students noted that the class did not adequately prepare students for the exams due to the level of difficulty of the problems provided before examination. Overall a good class all things considered.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 123
Session: Fall 2004 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 85.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00032437376.07
Evaluations 10252041315.91
Organization 00031529536.33
Explanations 00121132536.35
Enthusiasm 00031230556.37
Teaching 00011039506.38
Workload 112482513114.76
Difficulty 104362224135.02
Value 451443151454.21
Retake Yes: 60.4%   No: 39.6%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students depict Professor Yu as witty, enthusiastic and insightful. Many felt that his exams were very challenging, specifically the multiple choice questions. Students would also prefer if the course text were to provide questions of higher difficulty to prepare them for exams.


ECMB11H: Quantitative Methods in Economics I
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 61
Session: Fall 2001 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 72.1%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 20071643325.90
Evaluations 00272348205.77
Organization 00251648306.04
Explanations 00292020485.98
Enthusiasm 00221632486.22
Teaching 00021432526.34
Workload 02055181694.73
Difficulty 000412523115.04
Value 000172640175.57
Retake Yes: 61.0%   No: 39.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Dr. Yu was an excellent professor and was always willing to help students at any time. Yu's exams reflected the material he taught in lecture.


ECMB12H: Quantitative Methods in Economics II
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 86
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L30 Percent Response: 68.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 404162134235.43
Evaluations 409142331215.28
Organization 402172426285.47
Explanations 406162124315.47
Enthusiasm 402162424295.51
Teaching 406162331235.36
Workload 20653161764.55
Difficulty 204392419114.86
Value 22236231174.66
Retake Yes: 50.9%   No: 49.1%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students almost unanimously agreed that Professor Yu is an excellent and organized professor with great teaching skills. He always ensured students understood the material by using communication strategies and providing simple examples. Students found the previous exam practices and the tutorials to be very helpful as well. They would have appreciated an assignment in addition to, or instead of a midterm, for a more even distribution of marks.


ECMB12H: Quantitative Methods in Economics II
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 174
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L60 Percent Response: 63.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 202191831285.58
Evaluations 207162130245.42
Organization 303152128305.56
Explanations 326102028315.54
Enthusiasm 305102531255.51
Teaching 303132328295.57
Workload 212482413104.69
Difficulty 211352619165.03
Value 211342216114.90
Retake Yes: 50.0%   No: 50.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students almost unanimously agreed that Professor Yu is an excellent and organized professor with great teaching skills. He always ensured students understood the material by using communication strategies and providing simple examples. Students found the previous exam practices and the tutorials to be very helpful as well. They would have appreciated an assignment in addition to, or instead of a midterm, for a more even distribution of marks.


ECMB12H: Quantitative Methods in Economics II
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 82
Session: Winter 2008 Section: L30 Percent Response: 54.9%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 005201823365.64
Evaluations 037122323365.62
Organization 003142920365.73
Explanations 003142723365.76
Enthusiasm 003182323365.71
Teaching 000201825385.80
Workload 035452512144.78
Difficulty 030382018235.18
Value 533202516185.03
Retake Yes: 54.0%   No: 46.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Overall, students felt that Professor Yu is an excellent instructor who can communicate goals effectively and clearly. They appreciated his preparedness and approachability when it came to answering questions. One suggestion students have for Professor Yu is to include more forms of evaluation to determine the level of student comprehension of the material.


ECMB12H: Quantitative Methods in Economics II
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 111
Session: Winter 2008 Section: L60 Percent Response: 62.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 20231858185.82
Evaluations 23082437285.71
Organization 20232138325.94
Explanations 23361840295.72
Enthusiasm 20031943326.00
Teaching 20031451316.04
Workload 22347241584.66
Difficulty 020274018145.13
Value 502282219124.93
Retake Yes: 64.0%   No: 36.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Overall, students felt that Professor Yu was an excellent instructor who was enthusiastic about the material that he clearly presented. They appreciated his examples which showed the practical use of the theory that was being learned. Some students, however, found the exams a little challenging. One suggestion students have for Professor Yu is to shorten the length of the tests/exams so it can be done in the allotted time.


ECMB12H: Quantitative Methods in Economics II
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 121
Session: Winter 2007 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 52.9%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 20053137265.77
Evaluations 202102439245.68
Organization 20082340275.81
Explanations 20081642325.92
Enthusiasm 20052150235.84
Teaching 20031944325.98
Workload 33850151554.35
Difficulty 303422017144.81
Value 78174017753.92
Retake Yes: 70.2%   No: 29.8%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students felt Professor Yu was an effective instructor and enthusiastic professor.


ECMB12H: Quantitative Methods in Economics II
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 112
Session: Winter 2006 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 63.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 101113241135.46
Evaluations 107172438135.27
Organization 10473039185.55
Explanations 10193829225.55
Enthusiasm 10392636265.67
Teaching 10312549205.76
Workload 01349202074.75
Difficulty 003212830185.39
Value 64223292244.18
Retake Yes: 52.2%   No: 47.8%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Yu is an engaging Professor. Students enjoyed the past exams that were provided before exams. Some felt that the difficulty of class examples didn't appropriately reflect the level of the exam material. Overall it was a good course.


ECMB12H: Quantitative Methods in Economics II
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 132
Session: Winter 2005 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 65.9%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 10081642335.94
Evaluations 105122234275.62
Organization 01162136355.94
Explanations 00072134386.03
Enthusiasm 00041440426.21
Teaching 01031542386.12
Workload 02355281014.44
Difficulty 013382817124.92
Value 671742141223.95
Retake Yes: 69.4%   No: 30.6%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students enjoyed this course and note especially that it was remarkably interesting for a statistics course. Most felt Professor Yu did an exceptional job. Some were bothered by corrections that were necessary while writing exams but Professor Yu was fair about allowing extra time when required.


ECMB12H: Quantitative Methods in Economics II
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 127
Session: Winter 2004 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 77.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00031332526.32
Evaluations 00151429516.24
Organization 00031324606.42
Explanations 0004923646.46
Enthusiasm 0001633606.52
Teaching 0003231646.56
Workload 10551231734.57
Difficulty 11440292234.73
Value 58194191354.01
Retake Yes: 78.8%   No: 21.2%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students were highly appreciative of Dr. Yu, and could not say enough in praise of his instruction. Quite a number of students alluded to the natural difficulty of learning, and instructing, on the subject of statistics, and taking in this context Dr. Yu's popularity is only more remarkable.


ECMB12H: Quantitative Methods in Economics II
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 115
Session: Winter 2002 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 67.8%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00472246215.70
Evaluations 104133334145.32
Organization 110132833245.61
Explanations 001122631305.77
Enthusiasm 01172034375.96
Teaching 13001742376.03
Workload 00143291794.85
Difficulty 001233030165.37
Value 04226372654.94
Retake Yes: 60.0%   No: 40.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students thought Professor Yu explained concepts in a clear and concise manner, using many good examples. He was an enthusiastic professor who was very approachable and always willing to help students. Generally, the handouts seemed to be more useful than the text.


MGTB10H: Quantitative Methods in Management
Instructor: Yu, V. Course Enrollment: 23
Session: Fall 2001 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 87.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00002147326.10
Evaluations 00052147265.89
Organization 00001642426.26
Explanations 0000032686.68
Enthusiasm 00001137536.48
Teaching 0000053476.47
Workload 00078111104.33
Difficulty 0066122664.50
Value 00023313885.31
Retake Yes: 67.0%   No: 33.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Yu was a very good professor. He displayed enthusiasm and knowledge in the course material. Examples were well chosen and explained. He made himself available for consultation.


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