Fall 2014

Globalization and Society (SOCI 120)

Written Comments:

  •  “The interactive class discussions were very helpful in helping me understand the material. The professor was always easy to get in touch with and always made sure everything on the tests was covered in class.”
  • “The professor explained things very thoroughly and was always there for help if someone needed it. She was very awesome.”
  • “The classroom discussion was great, very thorough and covered a lot of helpful material. Never felt unnecessary.”
  • “The in class discussions made everything easier to understand...”
  • “The professor herself was very knowledgeable and loved her lectures. Easy to understand.”
  • “It was very helpful being able to read and discuss articles and then continue to apply the same concepts learned in class to everyday occurrences.”
  • “…the teacher was always available.”
  • “The instructor gave very detailed expectations on the written assignments. She was very kind.”
  • “This class was awesome and very well organized.”
  • “I liked that this class was discussion based, because it wasn’t just you [the professor] talking it allowed me to get involved with the lesson.”
  • “She [the professor] was very excited to teach each day which was very helpful.”

Numerical Scores:

  • Course requirements and expectations were clear: 4.61/5.00 (mean) / 5.0/5.0 (median)
  • The course was well organized: 4.54/5.00 (mean) / 5.0/5.0 (median)
  • The instructor helped me to better understand the course material: 4.55/5.00 (mean) / 5.0/5.0 (median)
  • Feedback was helpful: 4.51/5.00 (mean) / 5.0/5.0 (median)
  • The instructor showed respect for students: 4.92/5.00 (mean) / 5.0/5.0 (median)
  • The instructor was accessible in person or electronically: 4.78/5.0 (mean) / 5.0/5.0 (median)
  • The course grading policy was clear: 4.68/5.0 (mean) / 5.0/5.0 (median)
  • Graded work reflected what was covered in the course: 4.66/5.0 (mean) / 5.0/5.0 (median)
  • The assignments helped me learn the material: 4.38/5.0 (mean) / 5.0/5.0 (median)
  • The textbook and/or assigned readings helped me understand the material: 4.43/5.0 (mean) /
  • 5.0/5.0 (median)
  • Assignments and exams were returned in a reasonable amount of time: 4.43/5.0 (mean) / 5.0/5.0 (median)
  • The instructor covered the important aspects of the course: 4.63/5.00 (mean) / 5.0/5.0 (median)
  • The instructor made the class intellectually stimulating: 4.45/5.0 (mean) / 5.0/5.0 (median)
  • The instructor encouraged students to be actively involved in the material through discussion, assignments, and other activities: 4.79/5.00 (mean) / 5.0/5.0 (median)
  • My overall rating of the teaching: 4.54/5.00 (mean) / 5.0/5.0 (median)
  • My overall rating of this course: 4.03/5.00 (mean) / 4.0/5.0 (median)

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