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16 surveys for A. Price

EESA01H: Introduction to Environmental Science
Instructor: Price, A. Course Enrollment: 285
Session: Fall 2004 Section: 1 Percent Response: 56.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 316173528115.06
Evaluations 33821342484.82
Organization 228212825135.01
Explanations 111193130175.35
Enthusiasm 114101634345.75
Teaching 123142832205.41
Workload 11850241414.42
Difficulty 00653261234.52
Value 862628171223.85
Retake Yes: 70.0%   No: 30.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Some students had trouble understanding expectations in this course and felt their assignments were insufficiently explained. There seems to be a wide discrepancy in reactions towards tutorials and TAs suggesting some were significantly more helpful to students. A few students were not happy with the midterm and felt it did not test the material fairly. Most found Professor Price to be an enthusiastic and effective lecturer, though a few students add he has a habit of standing in front of the projector at inconvenient times.


EESA01H: Introduction to Environmental Science
Instructor: Price, A. Course Enrollment: 292
Session: Fall 2003 Section: 1 Percent Response: 49.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 212162937115.20
Evaluations 317162631125.10
Organization 506172628145.00
Explanations 310112534235.50
Enthusiasm 40231724476.00
Teaching 30092342205.60
Workload 00949231064.50
Difficulty 0085221784.50
Value 891635141053.90
Retake Yes: 69.0%   No: 30.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students found Professor Price to be an excellent lecturer, who showed great enthusiasm and knowledge of the materials. However, it was felt that the text book should be more reflective of the course materials, that lecture notes should be available in digital format, and that there should be more continuity between lectures and practicals. Overall students were happy with their experience in the course.


EESA01H: Introduction to Environmental Science
Instructor: Price, A. Course Enrollment: 235
Session: Fall 2002 Section: 1 Percent Response: 69.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 102163134125.14
Evaluations 226232625124.80
Organization 31720253094.74
Explanations 202102928275.50
Enthusiasm 20291722455.76
Teaching 101112333275.50
Workload 1134335934.34
Difficulty 13444321044.43
Value 203242625175.06
Retake Yes: 73.0%   No: 26.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
This course was described by many as insightful, intriguing, and thought provoking. The students believed that the professor taught with enthusiasm and did not limit himself to teaching ""just the overheads"". Even though this was an excellent experience for the students the lack of online overheads was a concern for many.


EESA01H: Introduction to Environmental Science
Instructor: Price, A. Course Enrollment: 32
Session: Fall 2002 Section: 2 Percent Response: 103.1%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00033645155.67
Evaluations 009212433125.13
Organization 003152430275.58
Explanations 00003033366.00
Enthusiasm 00031215696.45
Teaching 00002727456.12
Workload 3366612904.05
Difficulty 60363121234.20
Value 000282132175.28
Retake Yes: 71.0%   No: 28.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
They found the professor to be very enthusiastic and passionate about the course. He provided many good examples which helped the students to learn and actually visualize what was being taught. Some students expressed that at times, lectures seemed to be a bit rushed.


EESA01H: Introduction to Environmental Science
Instructor: Price, A. Course Enrollment: 173
Session: Fall 2001 Section: 1 Percent Response: 77.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 223172432205.40
Evaluations 22918293194.99
Organization 2210152624205.10
Explanations 224121931305.57
Enthusiasm 2125922586.13
Teaching 13272235315.78
Workload 0045629654.52
Difficulty 01948251074.55
Value 222272323215.20
Retake Yes: 77.0%   No: 23.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students described Price as a fantastic instructor, his enthusiasm and method of lecturing kept the students interested. However, he moved through material very fast and his presentations need to be more organization. The course textbook was described as useless.


EESA06H: Introduction to Planet Earth
Instructor: Price, A. Course Enrollment: 178
Session: Winter 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 52.8%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00218403095.25
Evaluations 11521382585.01
Organization 024223425125.11
Explanations 002113635155.51
Enthusiasm 001101341355.99
Teaching 000113834175.57
Workload 010541818104.80
Difficulty 00548261484.73
Value 111343171874.56
Retake Yes: 58.2%   No: 41.8%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students were quite appreciative of Professor Price's enthusiastic approach towards the course. Students had an issue with not being able to see the projector clearly. They would also like to see more helpful TAs who would clearly explain the assignments before hand. Some expressed concern with the fast pace of the lectures in class.


EESA06H: Introduction to Planet Earth
Instructor: Price, A. Course Enrollment: 123
Session: Winter 2004 Section: 1 Percent Response: 51.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 502223025165.13
Evaluations 505153528125.07
Organization 506262329114.94
Explanations 505112636165.28
Enthusiasm 503101730355.65
Teaching 502132344155.37
Workload 03252261334.54
Difficulty 05065131254.42
Value 72113827794.32
Retake Yes: 70.2%   No: 29.8%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students appreciated Professor Price's lectures and in-class presentation, but expressed a desire for more detailed lecture notes and for more material to be made available on-line. A number of students commented that the tutorial section, and their TA, did not contribute at all to their learning.


EESA06H: Introduction to Planet Earth
Instructor: Price, A. Course Enrollment: 142
Session: Winter 2003 Section: 1 Percent Response: 40.1%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00125283775.14
Evaluations 01525302974.90
Organization 001143229215.40
Explanations 01092742185.51
Enthusiasm 005103030215.32
Teaching 000102738235.64
Workload 0314669313.82
Difficulty 0018014114.06
Value 00527273724.94
Retake Yes: 87.0%   No: 12.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
The students loved this course and found Price to be a passionate and interesting professor. His lectures were not text based, and could not be found on the web. Tests seemed to be heavily weighted on lecture materials. To succeed in this course, one cannot skip lectures and must keep up in class.


EESA06H: Intoduction to Planet Earth
Instructor: Price, A. Course Enrollment: 80
Session: Winter 2002 Section: 2 Percent Response: 66.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 004193825155.30
Evaluations 004214019175.29
Organization 202212628215.37
Explanations 028113226215.35
Enthusiasm 00482731295.68
Teaching 026132626265.42
Workload 0284529884.57
Difficulty 00852221084.58
Value 033402617114.84
Retake Yes: 84.0%   No: 16.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Price was very enthusiastic and explained everything in detail. Students complained that he spoke a little too fast, making the task of taking notes difficult.


EESB04H: Principles of Hydrology
Instructor: Price, A. Course Enrollment: 46
Session: Fall 2004 Section: 1 Percent Response: 84.8%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 005212836105.26
Evaluations 030233626135.21
Organization 508262326134.90
Explanations 333263115215.08
Enthusiasm 00552123466.00
Teaching 003182426295.61
Workload 000343224115.11
Difficulty 000303522145.19
Value 6385622604.03
Retake Yes: 47.2%   No: 52.8%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students enjoy Professor Price's lectures and those who have become used to him say they find him very effective, but others complain his material is not organized and so much is covered verbally they have a hard time keeping up. Some suggest prepared notes of some sort, either on-line or otherwise, to address this. Nevertheless, when lecturing, Professor Price is interesting and engaging. Several students note their TA, Jen, was outstanding.


EESB04H: Principles of Hydrology
Instructor: Price, A. Course Enrollment: 47
Session: Fall 2003 Section: 1 Percent Response: 79.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 020182937105.30
Evaluations 20213294555.30
Organization 508164116114.80
Explanations 20813363085.10
Enthusiasm 20251624486.00
Teaching 02253336195.60
Workload 00019521985.20
Difficulty 000303622115.10
Value 821440171424.10
Retake Yes: 50.0%   No: 50.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students in this course felt that the material was at times disorganized but that Professor Price is a qualified and able instructor nonetheless. Some expressed the opinion that work in the tutorials might be worth more and made various suggestions aimed at adding more structure to the course.


EESB04H: Principles of Hydrology
Instructor: Price, A. Course Enrollment: 43
Session: Fall 2002 Section: 1 Percent Response: 97.7%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00219284275.23
Evaluations 00016403845.20
Organization 223012272504.29
Explanations 201717292944.68
Enthusiasm 00021242426.14
Teaching 00412264695.29
Workload 00034293144.95
Difficulty 000194121175.26
Value 001132262624.61
Retake Yes: 41.0%   No: 58.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
The professor moves at a quick pace in this course, Students emphasized that organising your notes properly is a necessity. The midterm is challenging, but the enthusiasm of the professor keeps students motivated to learn. Even though it is not required, calculus at some level will help with course understanding. The professor keeps hydrology from being a ""dry subject"".


EESB04H: Principles of Hydrology
Instructor: Price, A. Course Enrollment: 25
Session: Fall 2001 Section: 1 Percent Response: 88.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 0005365555.70
Evaluations 00014235595.64
Organization 05518412754.99
Explanations 00105196255.52
Enthusiasm 00091423556.29
Teaching 00014235595.64
Workload 000183236145.46
Difficulty 00027323295.23
Value 55015551554.75
Retake Yes: 45.0%   No: 55.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students in this course described Price as passionate about the course content. They also liked his style of teaching. They did mention however, that his lectures were unstructured, making it difficult to take notes. Students who took this course mentioned stated there was a lot of material to cover and the lectures moved fast.


EESD11H: Process Hydrology
Instructor: Price, A. Course Enrollment: 6
Session: Winter 2004 Section: 1 Percent Response: 83.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 0000802005.20
Evaluations 00020602005.00
Organization 00020602005.00
Explanations 00020206005.40
Enthusiasm 0000200806.60
Teaching 0000010006.00
Workload 00050252504.75
Difficulty 00002060206.00
Value 002040202004.40
Retake Yes: 75.0%   No: 25.0%
calendar, timetable No Comments


IDSB02H: International Development Studies: Development and Environment
Instructor: Price, A. Course Enrollment: 79
Session: Winter 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 73.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00724362855.00
Evaluations 25731281994.69
Organization 007213328125.17
Explanations 002252637115.30
Enthusiasm 002102633295.78
Teaching 024182535165.36
Workload 02538331844.71
Difficulty 00547241854.71
Value 29224216723.89
Retake Yes: 60.4%   No: 39.6%
calendar, timetable Comments
Most students feel that Professor Price preformed well as an instructor and note in particular his enthusiasm for the material. Many students expressed concerns about the midterm and report that it did not accurately reflect material covered in class.


IDSB02H: International Development Studies: Development and Environment
Instructor: Price, A. Course Enrollment: 100
Session: Winter 2002 Section: 1 Percent Response: 78.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 011143136175.50
Evaluations 0110183026145.08
Organization 009152936105.18
Explanations 114141741225.56
Enthusiasm 10361327506.11
Teaching 10391438345.82
Workload 00047401214.67
Difficulty 00350311344.70
Value 033252025235.26
Retake Yes: 77.0%   No: 23.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students described Price as a great instructor who displayed much enthusiasm in lectures. Some students mentioned that the textbook was useless. There were also some suggestions that Price develop and design a course package.


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