Summer 2009


Advanced Composition for Business Majors (ENGL 302B)


Written Comments:

  • “Examples used by Prof were interesting and helpful in learning material.”
  • Good feedback on papers.”
  • “Instructor was very helpful and encouraging. Had a lot of office hours and was always there to help.”
  • “One-on-one meeting helped a lot.”

Numerical Scores:

  • Course requirements were clearly stated in the syllabus: 4.89/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The course was well organized: 4.89/5.00 (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: 5.00/5.00 (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: 5.00/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The exams reflected what was covered in the course: 4.80/5.00 (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: 4.67/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • Assignments and exams were returned promptly: 4.44/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor covered the important aspects of the course as outlined in the syllabus: 4.78/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor made the class intellectually stimulating: 4.56/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor encouraged the students to be actively involved in the material through discussion and other activities: 4.67/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • My overall rating of the teaching: 4.63/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • My overall rating of this course: 4.25/5.00 (mean) / 4.00/5.00 (median)

Composition (ENGL 101)


Written Comments:

  • “Everything was awesome!”
  • “The prompts and in-class exercises that we did helped me to learn.”
  • “The teaching was very good and well organized.”
  • “Professor Mitcho’s instruction style is extremely clear, concise, and thorough. She lets her students know at the start of the course what is expected of them and follows the course syllabus exactly. Professor Mitcho makes excellent use of technology . . . The readings she assigns complement our class discussions and are well explained in class. Professor Mitcho encourages class participation and active class discussions. This makes the class intellectually stimulating and helps students retain the information that has been taught. Overall I learned a lot in this class. It was both informative/educational and enjoyable. Professor Mitcho is an excellent professor and clearly puts a lot of effort into helping her students learn and be successful.”
  • “All of what we did in class helped me learn. I didn’t think I would like the in class exercises of the peer reviews but I feel they helped me greatly.”
  • “The textbooks were very helpful and so were the discussions and notes. The activities performed in class also helped to practice the new skills that I had read about. Professor Mitcho was very interesting and informative.”
  • “Professor Mitcho was very unique in her approach for writing. She was always prepared and I was anxious to go to class . . . I always enjoyed coming.”
  • “Everything that we learned during class time and read was very beneficial to helping me understand the use of the material.”
  • “The activities, readings, and the teacher’s advice and help helped me to learn.”

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: 4.60/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor explained the material clearly: 4.40/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • Comments and suggestions on returned material were helpful: 4.53/5.00 (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: 4.86/5.00 (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: 4.83/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The assignments helped me learn the material: 4.60/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • Readings helped me understand the course topic: 4.64/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (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: 4.79/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor made the class intellectually stimulating: 4.62/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • The instructor encouraged the students to be actively involved in the material through discussion and other activities: 4.79/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • My overall rating of the teaching: 4.71/5.00 (mean) / 5.00/5.00 (median)
  • My overall rating of this course: 4.33/5.00 (mean) / 4.00/5.00 (median)
     

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