FALL 2007


Advanced Composition for Social Science Majors


Written Comments:

  • “Sara always made herself available to meet w/ us. She was motivated to help us succeed but did enforce strict grading policies. Held students to high standards.”
  • “I felt the course was very well organized. I also felt Mrs. Mitcho was very helpful at all times, she was willing to rearrange her schedule to meet with me at anytime.”
  • “very well organized and everything was clearly presented . . . was a great professor”

Numerical Scores:

  • Course requirements were clearly stated in the syllabus: 4.80/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The course was well organized: 4.67/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor explained the material clearly: 4.47/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • Comments and suggestions on returned material were helpful: 4.47/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor showed respect for students: 4.79/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor was accessible either in person or electronically: 4.60/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor followed the stated course grading policy: 4.53/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The exams reflected what was covered in the course: 4.00/5.00 (mean) / 4.50/5.00 (median)
  • The assignments helped me learn the material: 3.93/5.00 (mean) / 4.00/5.00 (median)
  • Readings helped me understand the course topic: 3.85/5.00 (mean) / 4.00/5.00 (median)
  • Assignments and exams were returned promptly: 4.07/5.00 (mean) / 4.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor covered the important aspects of the course as outlined in the syllabus: 4.67/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor made the class intellectually stimulating: 4.27/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor encouraged the students to be actively involved in the material through discussion and other activities: 4.53/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • My overall rating of the teaching: 4.27/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • My overall rating of this course: 3.79/5.00 (mean) / 4.00/5.00 (median)

Advanced Composition for Social Science Majors


Written Comments:

  • “Quite an excellent structure [. . .] I cannot believe this was Ms. Mitcho’s first time teaching this class. Although she is younger than most of my instructor[s] she seemed more experienced or as experienced as those who had been teaching the same class for years.”
  • “I found the professor to be well organized and prepared for each class.”
  • “In class assignments encouraged understanding of the material.”

Numerical Scores:

  • Course requirements were clearly stated in the syllabus: 4.80/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The course was well organized: 4.79/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor explained the material clearly: 4.67/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • Comments and suggestions on returned material were helpful: 4.67/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor showed respect for students: 5.00/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor was accessible either in person or electronically: 4.87/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor followed the stated course grading policy: 4.73/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The exams reflected what was covered in the course: 4.63/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The assignments helped me learn the material: 4.33/5.00 (mean) / 4.00/5.00 (median)
  • Readings helped me understand the course topic: 4.13/5.00 (mean) / 4.00/5.00 (median)
  • Assignments and exams were returned promptly: 4.20/5.00 (mean) / 4.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor covered the important aspects of the course as outlined in the syllabus: 4.73/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor made the class intellectually stimulating: 4.47/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor encouraged the students to be actively involved in the material through discussion and other activities: 4.87/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • My overall rating of the teaching: 4.67/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • My overall rating of this course: 4.14/5.00 (mean) / 4.00/5.00 (median)

Advanced Composition for Business Majors


Written Comments:

  • “The lectures were very clear.”
  • “Great professor, good teaching style, class very well organized”
  • “Improved my writing dramatically . . . Great professor. Very helpful.”
  • “Ms. Mitcho is a terrific teacher!”

Numerical Scores:

  • Course requirements were clearly stated in the syllabus: 4.93/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The course was well organized: 5.00/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor explained the material clearly: 5.00/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • Comments and suggestions on returned material were helpful: 4.86/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor showed respect for students: 5.00/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor was accessible either in person or electronically: 5.00/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor followed the stated course grading policy: 4.87/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The exams reflected what was covered in the course: 4.92/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The assignments helped me learn the material: 4.86/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • Readings helped me understand the course topic: 4.86/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • Assignments and exams were returned promptly: 4.54/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor covered the important aspects of the course as outlined in the syllabus: 4.93/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor made the class intellectually stimulating: 4.93/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor encouraged the students to be actively involved in the material through discussion and other activities: 4.93/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • My overall rating of the teaching: 5.00/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • My overall rating of this course: 4.73/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)

Advanced Composition for Business Majors


Written Comments:

  • “The teacher thoroughly explained assignment expectations.”
  • “was fun class and the material was really easy to learn because of the way she taught it”
  • “she explained materials clearly and very helpful”
  • “The class was incredibly well-taught by Professor Mitcho”

Numerical Scores:

  • Course requirements were clearly stated in the syllabus: 4.85/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The course was well organized: 4.77/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor explained the material clearly: 4.85/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • Comments and suggestions on returned material were helpful: 4.67/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor showed respect for students: 5.00/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor was accessible either in person or electronically: 4.85/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor followed the stated course grading policy: 4.92/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The exams reflected what was covered in the course: 5.00/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The assignments helped me learn the material: 4.67/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • Readings helped me understand the course topic: 4.46/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • Assignments and exams were returned promptly: 4.54/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor covered the important aspects of the course as outlined in the syllabus: 4.69/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor made the class intellectually stimulating: 4.77/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor encouraged the students to be actively involved in the material through discussion and other activities: 4.69/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • My overall rating of the teaching: 4.85/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • My overall rating of this course: 4.46/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
     

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