Fall 2009


Advanced Composition for Social Science Majors (ENGL 302S)


Written Comments:

  • “Everything was excellent.”
  • “The professor provided readings and lectures that helped me become a stronger writer.”
  • “She was very helpful and her feedback on assignments helped greatly.”
  • “I really got a lot out of this class in terms of learning to write a paper and researching.”
  • “Professor Mitcho is a great teacher. She explains the information and requirements for papers really well and I really enjoyed her class. She’s approachable and very nice. Her comments on assignments were very helpful and the organization of the course was well done!”

Numerical Scores:

  • Course requirements were clearly stated in the syllabus: 4.73/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The course was well organized: 4.73/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor explained the material clearly: 4.80/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • Comments and suggestions on returned material were helpful: 4.87/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor showed respect for students: 4.87/5.00 (mean) /5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor was accessible either in person or electronically: 4.86/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor followed the stated course grading policy: 4.80/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The exams reflected what was covered in the course: 4.64/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The assignments helped me learn the material: 4.40/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • Readings helped me understand the course topic: 4.20/5.00 (mean) / 4.00/5.00 (median)
  • Assignments and exams were returned promptly: 4.00/5.00 (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: 4.53/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • My overall rating of the teaching: 4.60/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • My overall rating of this course: 3.93/5.00 (mean) / 4.00/5.00 (median)

Advanced Composition for Social Science Majors (ENGL 302S)


Written Comments:

  • I really liked the feedback we got through the peer reviews and the comments on the paper, they really helped me.”
  • “I enjoyed this class very much. All the in-class assignments helped prepare us for our major project. Major projects were interesting. Overall, I learned a lot through her techniques of teaching.”
  • The teachers comments on my paper helped me learn . . . rather than just giving me a grade for it.”

Numerical Scores:

  • Course requirements were clearly stated in the syllabus: 4.95/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The course was well organized: 4.72/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor explained the material clearly: 4.89/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • Comments and suggestions on returned material were helpful: 4.63/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor showed respect for students: 4.95/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor was accessible either in person or electronically: 4.89/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor followed the stated course grading policy: 4.79/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The exams reflected what was covered in the course: 4.69/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The assignments helped me learn the material: 4.53/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • Readings helped me understand the course topic: 4.42/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • Assignments and exams were returned promptly: 3.84/5.00 (mean) / 4.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor covered the important aspects of the course as outlined in the syllabus: 5.00/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor made the class intellectually stimulating: 4.63/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor encouraged the students to be actively involved in the material through discussion and other activities: 4.74/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • My overall rating of the teaching: 4.53/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • My overall rating of this course: 4.42/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)

Advanced Composition for Humanities Majors (ENGL 302H)

 
Written Comments:

  • Very hands on and helped me apply what I learned about writing papers . . . I loved the teacher and the class.”
  • “Prof. Mitcho did a great job this semester, I really liked how she took the time to really comment on the good and bad of our papers. I really feel that because of her comments, and in class exercises that required the students to try new things with their papers, my writing has improved this semester.”
  • “Good organization and structure. Larger assignments were broken up into smaller ones”

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: 4.63/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor explained the material clearly: 4.56/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • Comments and suggestions on returned material were helpful: 4.56/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor showed respect for students: 4.88/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor was accessible either in person or electronically: 4.67/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor followed the stated course grading policy: 4.69/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The exams reflected what was covered in the course: 4.38/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The assignments helped me learn the material: 4.40/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • Readings helped me understand the course topic: 4.06/5.00 (mean) / 4.00/5.00 (median)
  • Assignments and exams were returned promptly: 3.81/5.00 (mean) / 4.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor covered the important aspects of the course as outlined in the syllabus: 4.56/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor made the class intellectually stimulating: 3.67/5.00 (mean) / 4.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor encouraged the students to be actively involved in the material through discussion and other activities: 4.33/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • My overall rating of the teaching: 4.27/5.00 (mean) / 4.00/5.00 (median)
  • My overall rating of this course: 4.00/5.00 (mean) / 4.00/5.00 (median)

Advanced Composition for Humanities Majors (ENGL 302H)


Written Comments:

  • “Prof. Mitcho was very accessible and ALWAYS willing to meet with and help her students outside of class.”
  • “It was such a comfortable class”
  • “The best way to learn critical analysis is practice and so that aspect was good and beneficial.”

Numerical Scores:

  • Course requirements were clearly stated in the syllabus: 4.71/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The course was well organized: 4.69/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor explained the material clearly: 4.46/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • Comments and suggestions on returned material were helpful: 4.14/5.00 (mean) / 4.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor showed respect for students: 4.71/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor was accessible either in person or electronically: 4.69/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor followed the stated course grading policy: 4.43/5.00 (mean) / 4.00/5.00 (median)
  • The exams reflected what was covered in the course: 4.29/5.00 (mean) / 4.00/5.00 (median)
  • The assignments helped me learn the material: 4.15/5.00 (mean) / 4.00/5.00 (median)
  • Readings helped me understand the course topic: 3.64/5.00 (mean) / 4.00/5.00 (median)
  • Assignments and exams were returned promptly: 4.33/5.00 (mean) / 4.50/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor covered the important aspects of the course as outlined in the syllabus: 4.50/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor made the class intellectually stimulating: 4.07/5.00 (mean) / 4.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor encouraged the students to be actively involved in the material through discussion and other activities: 4.21/5.00 (mean) / 4.00/5.00 (median)
  • My overall rating of the teaching: 4.36/5.00 (mean) / 4.00/5.00 (median)
  • My overall rating of this course: 3.77/5.00 (mean) / 4.00/5.00 (median)
     

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