Devry University
University Survey - SIFF - SUMB08_SEP08: Survey Summary Detailed Report with Write-In Responses SOCS335ON_A Bolender Workplace Culture and Communication SUMB08 - Sec A Ronald Bolender 
   
1. Stated course objectives clearly in the syllabus or in class.
Excellent Good Fair Poor            
4 3 2 1       n Mean STD
12 (52%) 9 (39%) 2 (9%) 0 (0%)       23 3.43 0.66
2. Made the syllabus, instruction, homework, and exams consistent with the course objectives.
Excellent Good Fair Poor            
4 3 2 1       n Mean STD
12 (52%) 10 (43%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%)       23 3.48 0.59
3. Used course assignments which promoted learning.
Excellent Good Fair Poor            
4 3 2 1       n Mean STD
12 (52%) 8 (35%) 2 (9%) 1 (4%)       23 3.35 0.83
4. Seemed knowledgeable about the topics covered in class.
Excellent Good Fair Poor            
4 3 2 1       n Mean STD
13 (57%) 9 (39%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%)       23 3.52 0.59
5. Showed positive regard for students.
Excellent Good Fair Poor            
4 3 2 1       n Mean STD
14 (61%) 8 (35%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%)       23 3.57 0.59
6. Showed enthusiasm in teaching.
Excellent Good Fair Poor            
4 3 2 1       n Mean STD
13 (57%) 7 (30%) 3 (13%) 0 (0%)       23 3.43 0.73
7. Was accessible and approachable outside of class (office hours, email, phone).
Excellent Good Fair Poor            
4 3 2 1       n Mean STD
13 (57%) 9 (39%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%)       23 3.52 0.59
8. Maintained a supportive and appropriate learning atmosphere.
Excellent Good Fair Poor            
4 3 2 1       n Mean STD
12 (52%) 9 (39%) 2 (9%) 0 (0%)       23 3.43 0.66
9. Made the course interesting and challenging.
Excellent Good Fair Poor            
4 3 2 1       n Mean STD
11 (48%) 10 (43%) 2 (9%) 0 (0%)       23 3.39 0.66
10. Used practical and relevant examples when appropriate.
Excellent Good Fair Poor            
4 3 2 1       n Mean STD
13 (57%) 8 (35%) 2 (9%) 0 (0%)       23 3.48 0.67
11. Used textbook and/or lab materials effectively.
Excellent Good Fair Poor            
4 3 2 1       n Mean STD
12 (52%) 9 (39%) 2 (9%) 0 (0%)       23 3.43 0.66
12. Delivered the course in a clear and structured manner.
Excellent Good Fair Poor            
4 3 2 1       n Mean STD
11 (48%) 11 (48%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%)       23 3.43 0.59
13. Included valuable supplemental material such as audio-visual aids and lab activities.
Excellent Good Fair Poor            
4 3 2 1       n Mean STD
9 (39%) 12 (52%) 1 (4%) 1 (4%)       23 3.26 0.75
14. Provided opportunities to develop research skills and use the library.
Excellent Good Fair Poor            
4 3 2 1       n Mean STD
10 (43%) 11 (48%) 2 (9%) 0 (0%)       23 3.35 0.65
15. Used supplemental resources as appropriately needed, such as web-links, readings etc.
Excellent Good Fair Poor            
4 3 2 1       n Mean STD
10 (43%) 11 (48%) 2 (9%) 0 (0%)       23 3.35 0.65
16. Encouraged active participation of students through discussions, team work, speeches, etc.
Excellent Good Fair Poor            
4 3 2 1       n Mean STD
13 (57%) 9 (39%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%)       23 3.52 0.59
17. Graded in a consistent and fair manner using clear criteria.
Excellent Good Fair Poor            
4 3 2 1       n Mean STD
12 (52%) 8 (35%) 3 (13%) 0 (0%)       23 3.39 0.72
18. Provided timely and specific feedback on assignments and tests.
Excellent Good Fair Poor            
4 3 2 1       n Mean STD
13 (57%) 8 (35%) 2 (9%) 0 (0%)       23 3.48 0.67
19. Regularly communicated about my progress in the course. (online gradebook, conferences, progress reports, etc.)
Excellent Good Fair Poor            
4 3 2 1       n Mean STD
11 (48%) 9 (39%) 2 (9%) 1 (4%)       23 3.3 0.82
20. Overall instructor rating.
Excellent Good Fair Poor            
4 3 2 1       n Mean STD
11 (48%) 9 (39%) 3 (13%) 0 (0%)       23 3.35 0.71
21. Degree of new knowledge and skills acquired in the course.
Excellent Good Fair Poor            
4 3 2 1       n Mean STD
8 (35%) 12 (52%) 3 (13%) 0 (0%)       23 3.22 0.67
22. Overall course rating.
Excellent Good Fair Poor            
4 3 2 1       n Mean STD
9 (39%) 10 (43%) 4 (17%) 0 (0%)       23 3.22 0.74
23. How many total hours each week did you spend outside of the Threaded Discussion Area?
Less than 1 hour 1 to 4 hours 4 to 8 hours 8 to 12 hours 12 to 15 hours More than 15 hours        
6 5 4 3 2 1   n Mean STD
1 (4%) 4 (17%) 11 (48%) 2 (9%) 2 (9%) 3 (13%)   23 3.61 1.37
24. How would you grade your instructor's ability to accomplish the Terminal Course Objectives of this course?
Excellent Good Fair Poor            
4 3 2 1       n Mean STD
12 (52%) 10 (43%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%)       23 3.48 0.59
25. What were the instructor's major strengths?
* n/a
* na
* Easy to get in touch with. Answered any questions needed.
* Constant feedback
* N/A
* Replying back to the students.
* Very well informed. Good feedback and helpful.
* Discussions
* Teaching
* ..
* Great instructor. Good communications and strong strength for the class knowlege
* n/a
* Discussions
* n/a
* great feedback 
* Motivating students.
* Provided excellent guidance through the discussions that promoted thoughtful responses from the entire class.
* Communication with students.
* Guided the students very well in the discussions.  Also called me personally.
* none
* n/a
* easy to follow
* Quick response
26. What aspects of instruction require improvement?
* n/a
* na
* n/a
* Positive feedback.
* N/A
* n/a
* none
* none
* Having knowledge that not every student works at a job or that they do not have play groups or communities that they can write a paper about Ethnographic Research.  Changing the course project would be best for those that do not work.
* Nothing
* Nothing
* n/a
* Timing as far as assignments and reports being required the same week as exams
* n/a
* none
* He is pretty good with what he does.Any thing he feels will be of help to the student in future classes he can add to the course.
* Some more instructions to clarify exactly what the professor expects would be beneficial, although this wasn't a significant issue.
* nothing
* none
* none
* n/a
* develop more of a rapport with the students . . . make the lessons more interesting
* None come to mind