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22 surveys for E.W. Dowler

HISB01H: History and Evidence
Instructor: Dowler, E.W. Course Enrollment: 41
Session: Fall 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 73.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00071750275.97
Evaluations 00472737275.77
Organization 00042034446.17
Explanations 00042040376.10
Enthusiasm 00402434406.07
Teaching 00041034506.34
Workload 0446720444.27
Difficulty 0006727444.43
Value 004242417245.37
Retake Yes: 79.0%   No: 21.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students gave many mixed reactions about professor Dowler and the class. A few students pointed out that the professor is an excellent lecturer, but at the same time, they complained that the course content seems to be lacking since much of the work was repetitive.


HISB01H: History and Evidence
Instructor: Dowler, E.W. Course Enrollment: 38
Session: Fall 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 68.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00012838426.12
Evaluations 00081938356.00
Organization 0008842426.19
Explanations 00001242466.35
Enthusiasm 00041527546.31
Teaching 0000842506.42
Workload 0086519804.27
Difficulty 00854231244.50
Value 40431352344.77
Retake Yes: 61.5%   No: 38.5%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students thought Professor Dowler was an amazing professor. They also agreed he was very well organized and presented the course material in a logical and unique methodological way that made this course interesting and useful.


HISB01H: History and Evidence
Instructor: Dowler, E.W. Course Enrollment: 37
Session: Fall 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 59.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00092336325.91
Evaluations 00053223416.00
Organization 00051845326.05
Explanations 00002336416.18
Enthusiasm 0005945416.23
Teaching 00001845366.18
Workload 000955004.05
Difficulty 5056423054.18
Value 00538431054.71
Retake Yes: 65.0%   No: 35.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Most students who commented enjoyed the enthusiasm that Professor Dowler displayed along with his openness for one on one consultation. Students were mixed on the overall value of such a course with some finding it extremely useful and others finding that it didn't cover any new material.


HISB01H: History and Evidence
Instructor: Dowler, E.W. Course Enrollment: 46
Session: Fall 2004 Section: 1 Percent Response: 71.7%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 0000635586.52
Evaluations 00001922596.41
Organization 0000322756.72
Explanations 0000319786.75
Enthusiasm 0000625696.63
Teaching 0000322756.72
Workload 00365161334.48
Difficulty 0036319964.53
Value 000482616104.87
Retake Yes: 93.3%   No: 6.7%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students are very enthusiastic about Professor Dowler, noting that he is approachable and likeable. As a form of praise one student offers this course was not "boring like other history courses." Taken in context that should be considered a compliment.


HISB01H: History and Evidence
Instructor: Dowler, E.W. Course Enrollment: 40
Session: Fall 2003 Section: 1 Percent Response: 60.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00082945165.70
Evaluations 0004335845.60
Organization 00041250336.10
Explanations 00081254256.00
Enthusiasm 00042937295.90
Teaching 0004862256.10
Workload 0407520004.10
Difficulty 0047020404.20
Value 04213926804.10
Retake Yes: 62.0%   No: 37.0%
calendar, timetable No Comments


HISB07Y: Russia form the Sixteenth Century to the Present
Instructor: Dowler, E.W. Course Enrollment: 16
Session: Winter 2002 Section: 1 Percent Response: 75.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00001750336.20
Evaluations 00002550256.00
Organization 00001725586.41
Explanations 00081733426.09
Enthusiasm 0000833586.44
Teaching 0000817756.67
Workload 0007517804.33
Difficulty 0007517804.33
Value 00092736275.76
Retake Yes: 92.0%   No: 8.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Dowler showed great enthusiasm for the course material. His classes were well-organized and he attended to questions well in an encouraging manner. Tutorials were helpful and should be more frequent.


HISB18H: History on Film
Instructor: Dowler, E.W. Course Enrollment: 39
Session: Fall 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 61.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00482529335.79
Evaluations 000172513465.88
Organization 00041750296.04
Explanations 00001746386.21
Enthusiasm 0000943486.39
Teaching 0004438546.42
Workload 00067211304.46
Difficulty 0045730444.48
Value 00838252544.79
Retake Yes: 82.6%   No: 17.4%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students enjoyed Professor Dowler's enthusiasm and quick grading. In the future a room with a better television would improve the learning experience.


HISB18H: History on Film
Instructor: Dowler, E.W. Course Enrollment: 32
Session: Summer 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 75.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 000211733295.71
Evaluations 00082546215.79
Organization 00042154215.92
Explanations 000131350255.88
Enthusiasm 00041346386.17
Teaching 00041346386.17
Workload 0006325844.54
Difficulty 0006325844.54
Value 0005239444.61
Retake Yes: 83.3%   No: 16.7%
calendar, timetable Comments
All who took the course found Professor Dowler to be an excellent Professor. The room the class was located in took away from the learning experience as the television was situated such that not everybody could see. The class was an overall great learning experience.


HISB70H: Kievan Rus and Muscovy, 850-1689
Instructor: Dowler, E.W. Course Enrollment: 47
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 55.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 40482031355.69
Evaluations 44842031315.46
Organization 040121624475.92
Explanations 04012839395.92
Enthusiasm 00042035436.15
Teaching 0048831506.15
Workload 04070412124.54
Difficulty 00054314124.73
Value 000163916245.50
Retake Yes: 84.0%   No: 16.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Overall, the students felt that Professor Dowler was an organized, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic lecturer. Some rooms for improvement would be the addition of more required reading material on reserve in the library, as well as the use of more power point slides. Aside from that, students had only positive things to say and many remarked that the tutorials were helpful.


HISB70H: Kievan Rus and Muscovy, 850-1689
Instructor: Dowler, E.W. Course Enrollment: 25
Session: Summer 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 72.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00001139506.39
Evaluations 0000639566.50
Organization 0006028676.56
Explanations 0000622726.67
Enthusiasm 0000622726.67
Teaching 0000622726.67
Workload 00067176114.61
Difficulty 00072611114.61
Value 000331733175.33
Retake Yes: 100.0%   No: 0.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students spoke highly of Professor Dowler citing his enthusiasm for teaching and the clarity of instruction. They recommended students to take this or any other class that he was teaching.


HISB72H: Revolutionary Russia, 1900-the Present
Instructor: Dowler, E.W. Course Enrollment: 38
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 55.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00552062105.67
Evaluations 000152453105.57
Organization 00551558205.81
Explanations 000151553205.76
Enthusiasm 000101058245.95
Teaching 00551053295.95
Workload 0056720554.38
Difficulty 0505334554.48
Value 000392020105.00
Retake Yes: 90.0%   No: 10.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Doyler was praised by students for his enthusiasm and helpfulness, and many thought the class was a good learning experience.


HISB72H: Revolutionary Russia, 1900 - Present
Instructor: Dowler, E.W. Course Enrollment: 47
Session: Fall 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 63.8%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 30031343376.00
Evaluations 30032337335.87
Organization 30031037476.13
Explanations 30031037476.13
Enthusiasm 3003740476.17
Teaching 3003737506.20
Workload 0037910074.28
Difficulty 0037013774.43
Value 003382424105.00
Retake Yes: 85.7%   No: 14.3%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Dowler is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable lecturer. His classes are well organized and he was cited as being extremely friendly and accessible to students.


HISB72H: Revolutionary Russia, 1900-Present
Instructor: Dowler, E.W. Course Enrollment: 38
Session: Fall 2003 Section: 1 Percent Response: 66.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00441244366.00
Evaluations 00041244406.20
Organization 0004425666.50
Explanations 0044444446.20
Enthusiasm 0040412796.60
Teaching 0004040566.50
Workload 0806024444.30
Difficulty 0445232804.40
Value 00020373745.20
Retake Yes: 87.0%   No: 12.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students expressed almost universal appreciation for this course and for Professor Dowler. Specific praise was directed towards the organization and clarity of his lectures.


HISC18H: Europe in the Enlightenment, 1700-1789
Instructor: Dowler, E.W. Course Enrollment: 38
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L30 Percent Response: 44.7%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00003653125.76
Evaluations 0006246565.71
Organization 00001236536.41
Explanations 00002442366.12
Enthusiasm 00001824596.41
Teaching 0000642536.47
Workload 0065930064.41
Difficulty 0066524064.35
Value 000243618125.20
Retake Yes: 76.0%   No: 24.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Overall, students found Professor Dowler to be a passionate instructor, who is clear, precise and organized. Students appreciated the fact that he was engaging and knowledgeable about the course content, thus made the course content interesting. One suggestion students have for Professor Dowler is to improve his handwriting for better comprehension of the material.


HISC18H: Europe in the Enlightenment, 1700-1789
Instructor: Dowler, E.W. Course Enrollment: 51
Session: Fall 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 37.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 0000553426.37
Evaluations 00001158326.21
Organization 0000537586.53
Explanations 0000521746.68
Enthusiasm 0000516796.74
Teaching 0000042586.58
Workload 0007426004.26
Difficulty 0007921004.21
Value 00063165164.74
Retake Yes: 100.0%   No: 0.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students thought Professor Dowler was an enthusiastic professor. They also agreed he was interesting and organized. Overall, students found this course very enjoyable.


HISC18H: Europe in the Enlightenment, 1700-1789
Instructor: Dowler, E.W. Course Enrollment: 15
Session: Summer 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 53.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00005013385.88
Evaluations 000133813385.75
Organization 00013050386.13
Explanations 001301338385.88
Enthusiasm 000132513506.00
Teaching 00001350386.25
Workload 0003863004.63
Difficulty 00025631304.88
Value 000383813135.00
Retake Yes: 75.0%   No: 25.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Dowler is regarded by all who commented as an excellent lecturer. The course was said to be very enjoyable.


HISC18Y: Europe in the Enlightenment, 1700-1789
Instructor: Dowler, E.W. Course Enrollment: 28
Session: Winter 2002 Section: 1 Percent Response: 78.6%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 0005275995.70
Evaluations 00054338145.61
Organization 000141850185.72
Explanations 00054132235.78
Enthusiasm 00018959145.69
Teaching 00091455235.97
Workload 0004545904.59
Difficulty 0005932904.50
Value 00044282804.84
Retake Yes: 90.0%   No: 10.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
The course was interesting despite of Dowler's the lack of enthusiasm for the material. Also, more time between tests and essay would have been appreciated to decrease the stress on students.


HISC78H: Social History of Imperial Russia, 1700-1900
Instructor: Dowler, E.W. Course Enrollment: 58
Session: Fall 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 44.8%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00041658205.96
Evaluations 004122735205.56
Organization 0044854276.00
Explanations 0008839436.20
Enthusiasm 00001643396.24
Teaching 0004839476.32
Workload 00058201284.68
Difficulty 0004343844.72
Value 004242716205.26
Retake Yes: 88.0%   No: 12.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students felt that the professor was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic and noted that the lectures were structured well. However, several students that the material was very challenging and that the content of the course was overwhelming.


HISC78H: Social History of Imperial Russia, 1700-1900
Instructor: Dowler, E.W. Course Enrollment: 26
Session: Fall 2004 Section: 1 Percent Response: 92.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00092622436.00
Evaluations 00017917576.13
Organization 00091322576.26
Explanations 00091326526.22
Enthusiasm 000171313576.09
Teaching 00091322576.26
Workload 0006818954.50
Difficulty 0005927954.59
Value 00555515204.90
Retake Yes: 100.0%   No: 0.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
As always students appreciate Professor Dowler and have only good things to say about him. The content of the course seems to not matter especially, in this respect.


HISC79H: Social History of Revolutionary Russia, 1900 to the Present
Instructor: Dowler, E.W. Course Enrollment: 46
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L30 Percent Response: 43.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00052556155.80
Evaluations 001052540205.55
Organization 00001545406.25
Explanations 00052050255.95
Enthusiasm 00002535406.15
Teaching 00051060256.05
Workload 00060300104.59
Difficulty 00040455104.84
Value 005203525105.16
Retake Yes: 90.0%   No: 10.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Dowler is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the course material. According to some students, note-taking will be an essential skill due to the depth and amount of his lecture material. Some students felt that more assignments should have been given because a lot of the course grade was being allocated to the final exam.


HISC79H: Social History of Revolutionary Russia, 1900-Present
Instructor: Dowler, E.W. Course Enrollment: 39
Session: Summer 2006 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 46.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00663322335.72
Evaluations 00062250225.89
Organization 00061744336.06
Explanations 0006044506.39
Enthusiasm 00001722616.44
Teaching 0060628616.39
Workload 00044332204.78
Difficulty 00039392204.83
Value 000172822335.72
Retake Yes: 88.9%   No: 11.1%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students enjoyed Professor Dowler's lectures and cited him as being both inspirational and an extremely knowledgeable historian.


HISC79H: Social History of Revolutionary Russia, 1900-Present
Instructor: Dowler, E.W. Course Enrollment: 21
Session: Winter 2004 Section: 1 Percent Response: 71.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00001327606.47
Evaluations 00001347406.27
Organization 0007733536.33
Explanations 00001320676.53
Enthusiasm 0007720676.47
Teaching 0000733606.53
Workload 00060271304.53
Difficulty 00060271304.53
Value 000334013135.07
Retake Yes: 71.4%   No: 28.6%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students were highly appreciative of Professor Dowler and noted that he keeps considerable office hours which contribute to the course experience and are valuable to understanding the material.


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