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19 surveys for R. Helms-Park

HUMA11Y: Introduction to Canadian Culture and Society: A Course for Non-Native Speakers of English
Instructor: Helms-Park, R. Course Enrollment: 14
Session: Winter 2002 Section: 1 Percent Response: 100.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00001443436.30
Evaluations 0000736576.50
Organization 00002136436.22
Explanations 00002929436.20
Enthusiasm 00001443436.29
Teaching 00001429576.43
Workload 07057142104.38
Difficulty 0776414704.03
Value 00033042255.59
Retake Yes: 92.0%   No: 8.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Helms-Park took great care in the process and experience of learning, rather than rushing through course material. Students found this very helpful and many described this as "an excellent course." Helms-Park was very approachable and develops a great rapport with her students.


LGGA12H: Language and Power: A Course for Non-Native Speakers of English
Instructor: Helms-Park, R. Course Enrollment: 19
Session: Fall 2002 Section: 1 Percent Response: 100.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 000101036426.00
Evaluations 00551026526.05
Organization 05051542315.74
Explanations 05002110636.16
Enthusiasm 00052115576.14
Teaching 0005155736.36
Workload 001057151504.23
Difficulty 0056821504.22
Value 00002060206.00
Retake Yes: 94.0%   No: 5.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students found the course to be well designed. Professor Helms-Park was also great at responding to emails and very approachable. The students found this course great for students whose first language was not English. The small class size was also great for interaction with the professor.


LINB18H: The Structure of English Words
Instructor: Helms-Park, R. Course Enrollment: 20
Session: Fall 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 85.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 001212591804.82
Evaluations 00018533005.12
Organization 00123053064.59
Explanations 000122448185.71
Enthusiasm 000121836365.94
Teaching 00005336125.59
Workload 0667112064.12
Difficulty 00184236064.35
Value 00042241804.71
Retake Yes: 81.0%   No: 19.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Overall, students found Professor Helms-Park’s lecturing to be enthusiastic, and because of her enthusiasm, enjoyed the course. They liked that she was approachable and willing to provide students with answers, even going so far as to look things up and prepare an answer for the next class. However, students also commented that the lectures lacked structure and were disorganized, and that the overall goals of the course were not communicated very well. A suggestion students had for Professor Helms-Park was to try to use PowerPoint slides more often to provide some structure for the lectures.


LINB25H: Second Language Learning
Instructor: Helms-Park, R. Course Enrollment: 34
Session: Winter 2003 Section: 1 Percent Response: 85.3%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00062748175.66
Evaluations 00063434245.66
Organization 000133434175.45
Explanations 00032041345.96
Enthusiasm 00002048316.05
Teaching 00031751275.92
Workload 0008217004.13
Difficulty 0007917304.19
Value 00045298164.85
Retake Yes: 89.0%   No: 10.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Described as an excellent professor that explained the topics of the course well, and who gave lots of attention to the class. Students found that the professor was enthusiastic while the tests were challenging.


LINC34H: Reading and Writing in a Second Language: Theoretical and Pedagogical Issues
Instructor: Helms-Park, R. Course Enrollment: 20
Session: Winter 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 90.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00622333905.06
Evaluations 060113933115.28
Organization 60622283904.83
Explanations 000171739285.78
Enthusiasm 00061144396.17
Teaching 000172828285.67
Workload 00656221164.56
Difficulty 00067171164.56
Value 000185318125.24
Retake Yes: 82.4%   No: 17.6%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students found Professor Helms-Park to be easy-going and approachable. They considered the material covered to be applicable and useful. A few suggested that lectures could be better organized.


LINC34H: Reading and Writing in a Second Language: Theoretical and Pedagogical Issues
Instructor: Helms-Park, R. Course Enrollment: 21
Session: Winter 2004 Section: 1 Percent Response: 90.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00052647215.84
Evaluations 000113742115.53
Organization 00053737215.74
Explanations 0005553376.21
Enthusiasm 0000526686.63
Teaching 00001658266.11
Workload 00074161104.37
Difficulty 00063161654.63
Value 006172839115.33
Retake Yes: 84.2%   No: 15.8%
calendar, timetable Comments
Comments for this course were unfortunately not available.


LINC34H: Reading and Writing in a Second Language: Theoretical and Pedagogical Issues
Instructor: Helms-Park, R. Course Enrollment: 11
Session: Winter 2002 Section: 1 Percent Response: 81.8%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00004411445.90
Evaluations 00002256226.00
Organization 0000440566.12
Explanations 0000044566.56
Enthusiasm 00002233446.16
Teaching 0000044566.56
Workload 0013501313134.73
Difficulty 001156221104.33
Value 00013632505.17
Retake Yes: 100.0%   No: 0.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
The course materials were extremely interesting. The course was well organized and presented enthusiastically.


LIND01H: Supervised Reading
Instructor: Helms-Park, R. Course Enrollment: 3
Session: Fall 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 66.7%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 0000010006.00
Evaluations 0000010006.00
Organization 0000010006.00
Explanations 0000050506.50
Enthusiasm 0000050506.50
Teaching 0000050506.50
Workload 0001000004.00
Difficulty 0005050004.50
Value 0001000004.00
Retake Yes: 100.0%   No: 0.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students who participated in this supervised reading course felt strongly that the experience they gained was invaluable, including how to write good abstracts, conduct studies, analyze results and prepare research proposals. They feel thoroughly equipped for future academic pursuits after taking this course.


PLIB25H: Second Language Learning
Instructor: Helms-Park, R. Course Enrollment: 34
Session: Fall 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 70.6%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00025559135.08
Evaluations 00021423095.25
Organization 001725381754.67
Explanations 000212538175.50
Enthusiasm 00051746346.08
Teaching 00594230175.46
Workload 0021750503.88
Difficulty 0096325504.25
Value 001325213454.91
Retake Yes: 71.0%   No: 29.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students found that Professor Helms-Park was a great instructor and felt that the course was very interesting. They complemented her knowledge of the subject and her willingness to share it with her students through her approachability and helpfulness. Some students found that the quizzes and exams required answers to be very detailed and requested some leniency in marking. Another suggestion students had for Professor Helms-Park was to prepare the class for the midterm more adequately.


PLIB25H: Second Language Learning
Instructor: Helms-Park, R. Course Enrollment: 30
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 76.7%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00018354055.32
Evaluations 005182240145.41
Organization 00527352295.05
Explanations 00094035145.55
Enthusiasm 00001840356.19
Teaching 00092253145.73
Workload 000960004.00
Difficulty 0057418004.13
Value 00022351455.00
Retake Yes: 90.5%   No: 9.5%
calendar, timetable No Comments


PLIB25H: Second Language Learning
Instructor: Helms-Park, R. Course Enrollment: 42
Session: Winter 2007 Section: 1 Percent Response: 81.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00618412695.15
Evaluations 00012335235.45
Organization 03632352134.74
Explanations 000184124185.41
Enthusiasm 00062638295.91
Teaching 00063541185.71
Workload 0012769304.03
Difficulty 0337412904.21
Value 3066118664.33
Retake Yes: 85.3%   No: 14.7%
calendar, timetable Comments
Many students said Professor Helms-Park was an excellent and enthusiastic professor who was attentive to students' questions and needs while effectively communicating course requirements.


PLIC24H: Developmental Psycholinguistics
Instructor: Helms-Park, R. Course Enrollment: 24
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 70.8%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00012424265.41
Evaluations 006124224185.35
Organization 060124224185.29
Explanations 000121836365.94
Enthusiasm 00001242486.35
Teaching 00603042245.76
Workload 000896604.18
Difficulty 006836604.12
Value 000423018125.00
Retake Yes: 88.2%   No: 11.8%
calendar, timetable No Comments


PLIC24H: Developmental Psycholinguistics
Instructor: Helms-Park, R. Course Enrollment: 17
Session: Fall 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 82.4%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 0007434375.50
Evaluations 000144329145.43
Organization 00029432905.00
Explanations 000211429365.79
Enthusiasm 00001450366.21
Teaching 00072157145.79
Workload 0014717704.07
Difficulty 00145029704.29
Value 00743291474.71
Retake Yes: 92.9%   No: 7.1%
calendar, timetable Comments
Students who took this course enjoyed the material, and found the methods of evaluation to be varied and fair. Professor Rena-Helms Park was overall a very good instructor, as she engaged the class, and was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable about her field. Some felt that the lectures could use more structure. Otherwise, Professor Park was approachable, helpful and endeavored to ensure that students understood the concepts being taught.


PLIC24H: Developmental Psycholinguistics
Instructor: Helms-Park, R. Course Enrollment: 35
Session: Fall 2005 Section: 1 Percent Response: 85.7%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00337402004.77
Evaluations 00023334035.23
Organization 031037301734.57
Explanations 003172733205.50
Enthusiasm 00032050276.00
Teaching 000173733135.43
Workload 00236313003.90
Difficulty 0008310704.23
Value 03052341004.48
Retake Yes: 83.3%   No: 16.7%
calendar, timetable Comments
The consensus is that Professor Helms-Park is benevolent, enthusiastic and approachable. She really cares for her students and evokes both interest and class discussion. On the other hand, students felt that she needed to be more organized in her presentation of lecture materials.


PLIC24H: Developmental Psycholinguistics
Instructor: Helms-Park, R. Course Enrollment: 25
Session: Winter 2004 Section: 1 Percent Response: 92.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 000132248175.70
Evaluations 004172639135.39
Organization 00494330135.39
Explanations 00492639225.65
Enthusiasm 0000452436.39
Teaching 00042657135.78
Workload 0007817404.26
Difficulty 0007422404.30
Value 0055032954.59
Retake Yes: 87.0%   No: 13.0%
calendar, timetable No Comments


PLIC34H: Reading in a First or Second Language
Instructor: Helms-Park, R. Course Enrollment: 16
Session: Winter 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 100.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 0077383875.33
Evaluations 07002550135.60
Organization 7013193813134.69
Explanations 07003232255.67
Enthusiasm 00701344386.06
Teaching 00773238195.56
Workload 0076319704.27
Difficulty 00063191304.47
Value 00719252575.08
Retake Yes: 87.0%   No: 13.0%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Helms-Park was found to be very knowledgeable about her field and she took an interest in what she was teaching. Students also noted that Professor Helms-Park was an excellent lecturer and won tremendous respect from students. Most importantly, her course was considered very useful and prepared students for other courses. A few suggestions were to come to class on time and make topics and requirements clearer. Overall most students found the course to be enjoyable and useful.


PLID44H: Acquisition of the Mental Lexicon
Instructor: Helms-Park, R. Course Enrollment: 12
Session: Summer 2008 Section: L01 Percent Response: 100.0%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00005034175.67
Evaluations 00002550256.00
Organization 00095917175.42
Explanations 00002550256.00
Enthusiasm 00001750346.17
Teaching 00001759176.00
Workload 0007525004.25
Difficulty 0005934004.36
Value 00017421795.20
Retake Yes: 63.6%   No: 36.4%
calendar, timetable Comments
Overall, students found this course to be a great learning experience. Many students praised the professor for providing them with the information and skills necessary to succeed in their independent research, and others appreciated the professor's effort to make connections with previously studied course material.


PLID44H: Acquisition of the Mental Lexicon
Instructor: Helms-Park, R. Course Enrollment: 15
Session: Winter 2007 Section: 1 Percent Response: 86.7%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00023383185.23
Evaluations 00003154155.85
Organization 001515313185.00
Explanations 00081554235.92
Enthusiasm 0000854386.31
Teaching 00001554316.15
Workload 0005438084.62
Difficulty 00062231504.54
Value 000501717175.00
Retake Yes: 92.3%   No: 7.7%
calendar, timetable Comments
Professor Helms-Park was praised by students for being respectful and having a very clear understanding of core concepts.


PLID44H: Acquisition of the Mental Lexicon
Instructor: Helms-Park, R. Course Enrollment: 19
Session: Winter 2006 Section: 1 Percent Response: 89.5%
Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mean
Communicates 00012295365.53
Evaluations 00012354765.47
Organization 00624472404.88
Explanations 00018653245.82
Enthusiasm 0000629656.59
Teaching 00062935295.88
Workload 0066562404.47
Difficulty 00071181204.41
Value 00029352965.12
Retake Yes: 88.2%   No: 11.8%
calendar, timetable Comments
With a small class and emphasis on participation students felt this course was accessible and that Professor Helms-Park helped to encourage interaction. Though dealing in abstract concepts, the material was nonetheless approachable.


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