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18 surveys for W. Gough

EESA09H: Wind
Instructor: Gough, W. Course Enrollment: 136
Session: Summer 2007 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 63.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 20072741215.73
Evaluations 30073134235.65
Organization 20042340315.95
Explanations 20291939285.83
Enthusiasm 32352533285.70
Teaching 20032341305.96
Workload 30753231044.39
Difficulty 00541351144.65
Value 022233312175.19
Retake Yes: 78.8%   No: 21.3%
calendar, timetable Comments
The majority of respondents commended Professor Gough for being an exceptional, enthusiastic, and highly organized lecturer. Students stated that he explained difficult concepts well and they appreciated his use of video clips and participatory activities. Furthermore, students commented that he was a patient, fair, and understanding professor who genuinely attempted to assist his students.


EESA09H: Air
Instructor: Gough, W. Course Enrollment: 228
Session: Summer 2005 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 68.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 10172939235.72
Evaluations 112133429215.50
Organization 10172234365.94
Explanations 10382834275.72
Enthusiasm 103102633285.70
Teaching 10272536305.82
Workload 1395521554.30
Difficulty 12756211054.42
Value 1310402113124.61
Retake Yes: 83.6%   No: 16.4%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students were very enthusiastic about Professor Gough and found him to be approachable, friendly, and thoroughly professional. Several students were struck by his effort to learn everyone's name even in a very large class. Students were glad to avoid the need for a text with detailed slides and prepared course materials. They were divided on their opinion regarding participation grades ' while some were motivated to earn them others felt unduly compelled to attend class or else were discouraged by their apparent arbitrariness.


EESA09H: Air
Instructor: Gough, W. Course Enrollment: 132
Session: Summer 2004 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 62.9%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00121240446.23
Evaluations 00141341416.17
Organization 00121228566.35
Explanations 00141131536.31
Enthusiasm 00451230496.16
Teaching 0012833556.39
Workload 20116021514.16
Difficulty 11567161004.25
Value 306382213194.88
Retake Yes: 93.7%   No: 6.3%
calendar, timetable Comments
The reactions of students towards this professor are amazing. Most of them were in awe of his enthusiasm for this course and his techniques in making this course interesting. The assignments and participation questions helped enormously in preparation for the exams. Students were glad of the professor's approachability and his efficient explanation of the concepts. It was beautiful to see the course material connected to current issues in the environment. Students enjoyed not having a course material/textbook for this course.


EESB03H: Principles of Climatology
Instructor: Gough, W. Course Enrollment: 96
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 61.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00021746346.14
Evaluations 02061641366.03
Organization 00071233486.22
Explanations 00471639345.95
Enthusiasm 02492929285.64
Teaching 00061139456.24
Workload 2003946944.69
Difficulty 00046341464.78
Value 002122629125.47
Retake Yes: 75.9%   No: 24.1%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students felt that Professor Gough was an excellent and engaging professor. They appreciated him posting lecture recordings online, as well as the bonus marks he offered for participation. Many agreed that it was an excellent course. Some suggestions include posting lecture slides up earlier, and easing the exam load.


EESB03H: Principles of Climatology
Instructor: Gough, W. Course Enrollment: 76
Session: Winter 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 60.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00091848275.91
Evaluations 00332053245.93
Organization 00031653296.09
Explanations 00031848336.11
Enthusiasm 03052742275.83
Teaching 00031850316.09
Workload 00024353195.24
Difficulty 000333127115.15
Value 000223118205.39
Retake Yes: 66.0%   No: 34.0%
calendar, timetable Comments


EESB03H: Principles of Climatology
Instructor: Gough, W. Course Enrollment: 70
Session: Winter 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 88.6%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00081849255.90
Evaluations 00271646305.95
Organization 00021649336.13
Explanations 000101546305.95
Enthusiasm 00082538305.89
Teaching 00031046416.25
Workload 00059251074.64
Difficulty 02259231134.51
Value 2085128834.41
Retake Yes: 82.8%   No: 17.2%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students report that Professor Gough is an outstanding instructor and they appreciate the way he takes an interest in the progress and standing of all his students. They appreciate his detailed feedback and the way he scheduled individual appointments to discuss progress after the midterm . no small feat in a class of seventy. Several students express an intention to seek out any course with Professor Gough regardless of when it may be scheduled.


EESB03H: Principles of Climatology
Instructor: Gough, W. Course Enrollment: 43
Session: Winter 2004 Section: 1 Percent Response: 84.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00001450366.22
Evaluations 00031742396.17
Organization 0000346516.49
Explanations 00001922586.39
Enthusiasm 00001731536.36
Teaching 0000636586.53
Workload 00039421734.83
Difficulty 00639282264.83
Value 00343262364.86
Retake Yes: 83.3%   No: 16.7%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students offered high praise for Professor Gough and his commitment to the learning experience of every member of his class. Most had nothing critical to say at all. A few students requested the TA be available more than once a week.


EESB03H: Principles of Climatology
Instructor: Gough, W. Course Enrollment: 172
Session: Winter 2003 Section: 1 Percent Response: 27.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00001042466.24
Evaluations 0002452416.27
Organization 0000032676.61
Explanations 0000439566.46
Enthusiasm 0000038616.55
Teaching 0000215826.74
Workload 00251341024.54
Difficulty 0205136824.50
Value 000133825225.46
Retake Yes: 86.0%   No: 13.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
In this course, students found an excellent instructor who cared a great deal about doing the best job possible, and who really connected with the students.


EESB03H: Principles of Climatology
Instructor: Gough, W. Course Enrollment: 31
Session: Winter 2002 Section: 1 Percent Response: 93.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00031448346.10
Evaluations 0000759346.27
Organization 0000338596.56
Explanations 00031438456.25
Enthusiasm 00041129576.44
Teaching 0000324726.63
Workload 0035238704.49
Difficulty 0006231704.45
Value 000182441185.64
Retake Yes: 88.0%   No: 12.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students stated that Gough was an excellent professor, very approachable and helpful. The course material was interesting and students appreciated the web content. Gough was enthusiastic and a fair marker. Individual appointments to discuss work were really appreciated. Students overwhelmingly agreed this instructor provided an exceptional learning experience.


EESC18H: The Great Lakes: A Lacustrine System
Instructor: Gough, W. Course Enrollment: 16
Session: Winter 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 62.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00001050406.30
Evaluations 00001060306.20
Organization 00001040506.40
Explanations 00001050406.30
Enthusiasm 00001050406.30
Teaching 00001030606.50
Workload 000503010104.80
Difficulty 00050302004.70
Value 100105003004.20
Retake Yes: 60.0%   No: 40.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
The few comments received merely reflect the statistical answers in this course. In short, students really enjoyed it and also their instructor, Professor Gough.


EESC18H: The Great Lakes: A Lacustrine System
Instructor: Gough, W. Course Enrollment: 10
Session: Fall 2001 Section: 2 Percent Response: 100.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00001070206.10
Evaluations 00001070206.10
Organization 0000040606.60
Explanations 0000070306.30
Enthusiasm 00010070206.00
Teaching 0000050506.50
Workload 00020503005.10
Difficulty 00040402004.80
Value 000383813135.11
Retake Yes: 78.0%   No: 22.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Gough was described as a well organized instructor who attended to students' questions. Also, his feedback on assignments assisted students in understanding the course material and improving the overall learning experience.


EESC19H: Marine Systems
Instructor: Gough, W. Course Enrollment: 7
Session: Fall 2002 Section: 2 Percent Response: 71.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00002060206.00
Evaluations 00002060206.00
Organization 0000040606.60
Explanations 00002040406.20
Enthusiasm 00006020205.60
Teaching 0000040606.60
Workload 000202040205.60
Difficulty 00002020606.40
Value 0025075004.50
Retake Yes: 40.0%   No: 60.0%
calendar, timetable No Comments


EESC24H: Advanced Readings in Environmental Science
Instructor: Gough, W. Course Enrollment: 3
Session: Fall 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 33.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 0000001007.00
Evaluations 0000001007.00
Organization 0000001007.00
Explanations 0000001007.00
Enthusiasm 0000001007.00
Teaching 0000001007.00
Workload 0001000004.00
Difficulty 0001000004.00
Value 0000001007.00
Retake Yes: 100.0%   No: 0.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Unfortunately, no comments were available for this course.


EESD06H: Climate Change Impact Assessment
Instructor: Gough, W. Course Enrollment: 21
Session: Winter 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 66.7%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 80881529365.50
Evaluations 008152215435.71
Organization 00002229506.29
Explanations 0008829586.36
Enthusiasm 00001529586.43
Teaching 00815822505.93
Workload 0088843365.93
Difficulty 000152943155.57
Value 00829228365.36
Retake Yes: 71.0%   No: 29.0%
calendar, timetable Comments


EESD06H: Climate Change Impact Assessment
Instructor: Gough, W. Course Enrollment: 11
Session: Winter 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 81.8%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00002233446.22
Evaluations 00001133566.44
Organization 00001122676.56
Explanations 00001111786.67
Enthusiasm 00001122676.56
Teaching 0000044566.56
Workload 0006733004.33
Difficulty 001167111104.22
Value 0011441111224.89
Retake Yes: 88.9%   No: 11.1%
calendar, timetable Comments
Many students describe Professor Gough as one of the best instructors UTSC has to offer. There isn't much to say beyond that.


EESD06H: Climate Change Impact Assessment
Instructor: Gough, W. Course Enrollment: 8
Session: Winter 2003 Section: 1 Percent Response: 87.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00001457286.08
Evaluations 0000071286.22
Organization 00001414716.51
Explanations 0000042576.51
Enthusiasm 00001414716.51
Teaching 0000001007.00
Workload 0001408505.66
Difficulty 0002871004.67
Value 0000083166.10
Retake Yes: 100.0%   No: 0.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
The students found that this course was taught by an interesting professor and found the material challenging yet interesting. This professor's teaching style was clear and to the point.


EESD06H: Climate Change
Instructor: Gough, W. Course Enrollment: 10
Session: Winter 2002 Section: 1 Percent Response: 100.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 0000070306.30
Evaluations 00002010706.50
Organization 0000030706.70
Explanations 00001060306.20
Enthusiasm 00001030606.50
Teaching 0000040606.60
Workload 00030403005.00
Difficulty 0009001004.20
Value 000251350135.56
Retake Yes: 100.0%   No: 0.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Lectures were presented in a well organised manner, with a high degree of enthusiasm. Gough was also described as being very flexible with respect to office hours and help. Individual discussions regarding exam performance were discribed as very helpful.


ENV1112: Boundary Climates
Instructor: Gough, W. Course Enrollment: 14
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 64.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 0000078236.22
Evaluations 00012056346.11
Organization 0000045566.56
Explanations 00001256346.22
Enthusiasm 000121234456.11
Teaching 0000056456.44
Workload 000234523125.22
Difficulty 000562312124.78
Value 000124534125.44
Retake Yes: 100.0%   No: 0.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students enjoyed the class and thought that it would be better if class participation was worth less for the final marks.


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