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29 surveys for P. Radia

ENGB02H: Critical Writing about Narrative
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 30
Session: Winter 2005 Section: 4 Percent Response: 53.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00061363195.94
Evaluations 00001944386.19
Organization 00001938446.25
Explanations 00001363256.13
Enthusiasm 00001350386.25
Teaching 00001331566.44
Workload 0074733774.60
Difficulty 0076720074.33
Value 001546151584.54
Retake Yes: 85.7%   No: 14.3%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students enjoyed Pavlina Radia's unique personality, and found she was extremely helpful in terms of writing better essays. They felt that they walked away from the course with valuable skills that could be applied to future studies.


ENGB02H: Critical Writing about Narrative
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 24
Session: Fall 2004 Section: 4 Percent Response: 79.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 50051647265.74
Evaluations 000161147265.84
Organization 05051637375.89
Explanations 05051142375.95
Enthusiasm 000111653215.84
Teaching 05001153326.00
Workload 00042263204.89
Difficulty 00063162104.58
Value 00113350604.50
Retake Yes: 68.4%   No: 31.6%
calendar, timetable Comments
Most students were satisfied with this class and felt it helped with their writing considerably. Some commented that due to the volume of material the class often felt rushed.


ENGC71H: Immigrant Experience in Literature since 1980
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 26
Session: Summer 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 61.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00001450366.21
Evaluations 00002929436.14
Organization 00001443436.29
Explanations 00001436506.36
Enthusiasm 0000038626.62
Teaching 0000038626.62
Workload 00054231584.77
Difficulty 00069151504.46
Value 00058025175.00
Retake Yes: 91.7%   No: 8.3%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Radia was almost unanimously described as an amazing instructor who showed a real enthusiasm for and dedication to her class and the course material. Students enjoyed the organized and engaging lectures, but felt that the amount of readings and other course material was too high.


HUMA09H: Writing Practicum: A Course for Non-Native Speakers of English
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 24
Session: Winter 2002 Section: 2 Percent Response: 91.7%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 050143227235.50
Evaluations 050181845145.40
Organization 005141441275.76
Explanations 050101457145.60
Enthusiasm 5099323695.07
Teaching 50092345185.52
Workload 000451427145.10
Difficulty 00545142794.90
Value 060193131135.20
Retake Yes: 70.0%   No: 30.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Please refer to the comments for HUMA10Y below.


HUMA10Y: Current Approaches to the Academic Writing Process: A Course for Non-Native Speakers of English
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 63
Session: Winter 2002 Section: 1 Percent Response: 76.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 024153827155.30
Evaluations 002232731175.38
Organization 0010132335195.40
Explanations 041082540135.26
Enthusiasm 228173523135.02
Teaching 042172335195.40
Workload 00443341724.70
Difficulty 00245341544.74
Value 9303140994.56
Retake Yes: 74.0%   No: 26.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
This was a difficult but rewarding class. It greatly improved the writing skills of many students. Perhaps a greater emphasis on conversational English would have helped.


LGGA10Y: Current Approaches to the Academic Writing Process: A Course for Non-Native Speakers of English
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 45
Session: Summer 2002 Section: 1 Percent Response: 73.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00362438275.70
Evaluations 000153321305.61
Organization 00063134285.79
Explanations 00332537315.85
Enthusiasm 006123418285.40
Teaching 00031837406.04
Workload 3034236964.56
Difficulty 36348271204.23
Value 0113152323235.05
Retake Yes: 90.0%   No: 10.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Most students said that they learned alot from this course and that the professor was accessible to them outside of class for extra help. She was enthusiastic and excellent at giving students feedback. Students did find the workload of the class to be a little more then they expected.


LGGA11H: An Introduction to Canadian Culture and Society: A Course for Non-Native Speaker
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 20
Session: Winter 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 95.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 0000648376.35
Evaluations 00001637326.19
Organization 00001143326.25
Explanations 00001137376.31
Enthusiasm 00001622536.41
Teaching 0000037536.59
Workload 00053161604.56
Difficulty 6064816604.07
Value 00016272205.08
Retake Yes: 93.0%   No: 7.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students commented positively on the professor's enthusiasm and willingness to help students. They found the course to be awesome for both knowledge and learning skills, especially for non-native speakers. Students strongly recommended the course to others.


LGGA11H: An Introduction to Canadian Culture and Society: A Course for Non-Native Speaker
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 26
Session: Summer 2007 Section: 1 Percent Response: 96.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00001244446.32
Evaluations 00002436406.16
Organization 00001624576.42
Explanations 00001244406.29
Enthusiasm 00001229606.48
Teaching 00002036446.24
Workload 008804444.16
Difficulty 048800444.04
Value 004202020125.21
Retake Yes: 95.8%   No: 4.2%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Radia was deemed to be an excellent, professional, enthusiastic, and organized professor. Moreover, students found her to be very helpful, understanding, and willing to meet on an individual basis. Furthermore, her lectures and delivery style were considered very effective.


LGGA11H: Introduction to Canadian Culture and Society: A Course for Non-Native Speakers of English
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 28
Session: Fall 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 89.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00082444245.84
Evaluations 00081660165.84
Organization 0088205685.48
Explanations 000121648245.84
Enthusiasm 0008852326.08
Teaching 00081248326.04
Workload 0047117804.29
Difficulty 0047125004.21
Value 00538292904.81
Retake Yes: 87.0%   No: 13.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Prof. Radia's enthusiasm and humour helped to make the course enjoyable. Students found her very willing to schedule appointments for help.


LGGA11H: Introduction to Canadian Culture and Society: A Course for Non-Native Speakers of English
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 34
Session: Winter 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 85.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00001724596.41
Evaluations 00002831416.14
Organization 00002129506.29
Explanations 00001836466.29
Enthusiasm 00001436506.36
Teaching 0000734596.52
Workload 0045432744.54
Difficulty 00106917304.14
Value 00036322845.00
Retake Yes: 95.7%   No: 4.3%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students found this course to be important and valuable to their progress and expressed satisfaction that it's available to students at UTSC. Entirely aside from progress in English, several noted it helped them understand Canada and Canadian issues better, and they appreciated that focus. Many noted that Professor Radia was very positive and helpful.


LGGA11H: Introduction to Canadian Culture and Society: A Course for Non-Native Speakers of English
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 25
Session: Fall 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 96.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00002946255.96
Evaluations 00441357225.87
Organization 0044854296.00
Explanations 00002546296.04
Enthusiasm 00002946255.96
Teaching 00042129466.17
Workload 0057314904.27
Difficulty 0047121404.25
Value 00041272754.95
Retake Yes: 90.0%   No: 10.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Generally speaking, students felt the Professor Radia was effective in her instruction ' making the overall learning experience an enjoyable one.


LGGA11H: Introduction to Canadian Culture and Society: A Course for Non-Native Speakers of English
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 30
Session: Winter 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 93.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00071846295.96
Evaluations 00043037305.93
Organization 000111146326.00
Explanations 00081250316.04
Enthusiasm 00043030376.00
Teaching 00071544336.04
Workload 041148221504.33
Difficulty 04156315404.00
Value 00444202844.84
Retake Yes: 96.0%   No: 4.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students thought that Pavlina Radia was kind and helpful, and enjoyed her teaching style.


LGGA17H: Current Approaches to the Academic Writing Process I: A Course for Non-Native Speakers of English
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 48
Session: Fall 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 79.2%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00381834375.95
Evaluations 000182621345.71
Organization 00352629375.92
Explanations 000112222466.03
Enthusiasm 00332235386.03
Teaching 00351824506.13
Workload 003302724165.22
Difficulty 00041272485.00
Value 0664629694.49
Retake Yes: 79.4%   No: 20.6%
calendar, timetable No Comments


LGGA17H: Current Approaches to the Academic Writing Process I: A Course for Non-Native Speakers of English
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 49
Session: Fall 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 75.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00003137316.00
Evaluations 00063144195.78
Organization 00002733396.12
Explanations 00033832265.82
Enthusiasm 00093134265.77
Teaching 0006945396.18
Workload 00045242464.91
Difficulty 00065181804.53
Value 03655151564.52
Retake Yes: 83.3%   No: 16.7%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students were impressed with Professor Radia's method of instruction ' they felt that the course was very useful.


LGGA17H: Current Approaches to the Academic Writing Process I: A Course for Non-Native Speakers of English
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 73
Session: Fall 2004 Section: 1 Percent Response: 79.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 002143236165.50
Evaluations 002182736165.47
Organization 002173130205.50
Explanations 002152736205.58
Enthusiasm 004231432275.55
Teaching 000181835295.75
Workload 00043312064.89
Difficulty 00253291344.64
Value 00644271944.71
Retake Yes: 83.7%   No: 16.3%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students considered this to be a valuable and important course and credit Professor Radia with making herself available very for individual consultation which was important for some, considering the material.


LGGA17H: Current Approaches to the Academic Writing Process I: A Course for Non-Native Speakers of English
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 60
Session: Fall 2003 Section: 1 Percent Response: 65.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 000172841125.50
Evaluations 050262131155.20
Organization 002202530205.50
Explanations 002251630255.50
Enthusiasm 007201728255.40
Teaching 007151728305.60
Workload 201044261324.40
Difficulty 001056171224.40
Value 2574428554.30
Retake Yes: 67.0%   No: 32.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students in this course were very appreciative of the content and felt that the instructor was approachable and attentive. A $10 fee for photocopies in the course was considered excessive by some.


LGGA18H: Current Approaches to the Academic Writing Process II: A Course for Non-Native S
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 17
Session: Winter 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 82.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00001543296.17
Evaluations 0000843436.38
Organization 0000843366.33
Explanations 0000822656.62
Enthusiasm 0000822656.62
Teaching 0000843436.38
Workload 00036361504.75
Difficulty 0086522804.29
Value 00029022225.50
Retake Yes: 100.0%   No: 0.0%
calendar, timetable No Comments


LGGA18H: Current Approaches to the Academic Writing Process II: A Course for Non-Native Speakers of English
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 25
Session: Winter 2007 Section: 1 Percent Response: 64.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 0000721716.64
Evaluations 0000736576.50
Organization 00002121576.36
Explanations 0000036646.64
Enthusiasm 0000036646.64
Teaching 0000021796.79
Workload 00014364375.43
Difficulty 00029432905.00
Value 00172542884.67
Retake Yes: 83.3%   No: 16.7%
calendar, timetable No Comments


LGGA18H: Current Approaches to the Academic Writing Process II: A Course for Non-Native Speakers of English
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 28
Session: Winter 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 89.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00093526305.78
Evaluations 00042138386.08
Organization 00042226486.17
Explanations 00051836416.14
Enthusiasm 00092630355.91
Teaching 00042517546.21
Workload 0005792694.87
Difficulty 00061913174.87
Value 0095092394.73
Retake Yes: 95.5%   No: 4.5%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students found Professor Radia to be kind and helpful, though the material was not easy, and expressed a desire to take more courses with her in the future.


LGGA18H: Current Approaches to the Academic Writing Process II: A Course for Non-Native Speakers of English
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 29
Session: Winter 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 100.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 03602942195.58
Evaluations 30662831255.50
Organization 060101932325.68
Explanations 03361939295.74
Enthusiasm 001061932325.71
Teaching 03771737305.67
Workload 00345282134.76
Difficulty 00347272034.73
Value 07443182174.64
Retake Yes: 79.3%   No: 20.7%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students were satisfied with the course, and thought that Pavlina Radia did a good job. They appreciated how she explained concepts in an easy to understand manner.


LGGA18H: Current Approaches to the Academic Writing Process II: A Course for Non-Native Speakers of English
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 24
Session: Winter 2004 Section: 1 Percent Response: 79.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00052132426.11
Evaluations 00052132426.11
Organization 000111142376.05
Explanations 0055547376.05
Enthusiasm 000111642325.95
Teaching 000112116536.11
Workload 001163161104.26
Difficulty 0007421054.37
Value 0667261104.11
Retake Yes: 78.9%   No: 21.1%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students responded well to this course, placing emphasis on the availability and enthusiasm of the instructor as one of the very positive elements.


LGGA19H: Writing Practicum: A Course for Non-Native Speakers of English
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 24
Session: Fall 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 83.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00051540406.15
Evaluations 00052530406.05
Organization 000102020506.10
Explanations 00052137376.05
Enthusiasm 00053226375.95
Teaching 00051142426.21
Workload 000261642165.47
Difficulty 000421626165.16
Value 06639286174.72
Retake Yes: 94.1%   No: 5.9%
calendar, timetable No Comments


LGGA19H: Writing Practicum: A Course for Non-Native Speakers of English
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 28
Session: Fall 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 100.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00442932325.86
Evaluations 04041937375.96
Organization 000111436396.04
Explanations 00441146366.07
Enthusiasm 40401930445.96
Teaching 00441143396.11
Workload 00429293275.11
Difficulty 0075241004.33
Value 00125819844.35
Retake Yes: 77.8%   No: 22.2%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students describe Professor Radia as eccentric and humorous ' they also found the course material very interesting.


LGGA19H: Writing Practicum: A Course for Non-Native Speakers of English
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 31
Session: Fall 2004 Section: 1 Percent Response: 51.6%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00003844195.81
Evaluations 00001956256.06
Organization 0006137565.81
Explanations 00002556195.94
Enthusiasm 00002563135.88
Teaching 0000197565.88
Workload 00033332775.07
Difficulty 00050311364.75
Value 00644381304.56
Retake Yes: 93.3%   No: 6.7%
calendar, timetable No Comments


WSTA01H: Introduction to Women's Studies
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 301
Session: Fall 2007 Section: 1 Percent Response: 29.6%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00242236315.99
Evaluations 02022336326.02
Organization 00271636325.99
Explanations 02061634366.05
Enthusiasm 00221618566.37
Teaching 02021431486.29
Workload 00248221344.64
Difficulty 02358151154.49
Value 032201716135.18
Retake Yes: 89.9%   No: 10.1%
calendar, timetable Comments
Many students felt that this course was an excellent learning experience. Moreover, many respondents found Professor Radia to be approachable and felt she effectively answered student questions. Nonetheless, a few students thought that she was too fast-paced at times.


WSTA01H: Introduction to Women's Studies
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 299
Session: Fall 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 44.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 003152834205.54
Evaluations 012132632265.64
Organization 013123328235.54
Explanations 0110162726205.28
Enthusiasm 00092127436.05
Teaching 00162731355.93
Workload 02145281784.80
Difficulty 02454181564.57
Value 024272920185.16
Retake Yes: 78.5%   No: 21.5%
calendar, timetable Comments
The response was incredibly positive, with students finding the course excellent, interesting and enjoyable. Students credit the enjoyable experience to Professor Radia's helpfulness, enthusiasm and knowledge of her subject matter. The majority of students felt more informed and confident in their opinions of women's issues and the impact to their own lives. While most students agreed that Professor Radia was an excellent instructor, several suggested that course readings were particularly heavy for a first year course and that lectures could be presented in a more organized manner.


WSTA01H: Introduction to Women's Studies
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 224
Session: Fall 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 76.8%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00052441305.97
Evaluations 00152038376.05
Organization 11282034335.81
Explanations 00252340305.92
Enthusiasm 01061034506.24
Teaching 0015931546.34
Workload 01258241334.56
Difficulty 21449261264.59
Value 113312521195.16
Retake Yes: 90.0%   No: 10.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Radia is a likeable and engaging Professor who communicates well with students and is enthusiastic about the material. Students enjoyed this course a great deal.


WSTB13H: Women and the Media
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 84
Session: Summer 2007 Lecture: 30 Percent Response: 39.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00701622466.14
Evaluations 00041325496.34
Organization 000131040285.93
Explanations 004101331345.93
Enthusiasm 0040731496.38
Teaching 0400734496.33
Workload 00455221004.41
Difficulty 0005828704.43
Value 000131022225.81
Retake Yes: 96.0%   No: 4.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Radia was described as an amazing professor whose enthusiasm and love of teaching made the class interesting. She also challenged students to participate in class discussions and presented course material in a very detailed, organized, and enjoyable manner. Students considered her to be an asset to the University of Toronto Scarborough community.


WSTC32H: Selected Topics in Women's/Gender Studies
Instructor: Radia, P. Course Enrollment: 52
Session: Winter 2007 Section: 1 Percent Response: 65.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00001247416.29
Evaluations 00001256326.21
Organization 03001832476.18
Explanations 00331334476.19
Enthusiasm 0000312856.82
Teaching 3000035626.47
Workload 00059181864.71
Difficulty 0036818664.44
Value 40025293675.11
Retake Yes: 90.6%   No: 9.4%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students praised Professor Radia's passion for and involvement in women's issues, which translated into an interesting class. Students liked the marks breakdown, class discussions, group work, and presentations.


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