Student evaluations

PSC 354.001;  Human Rights & Global Affairs (fall 2013)

Schmitz

PSC average/300 level

Learning outcomes

acquired writing skills

4.09

3.73/3.95

acquired reading skills

4.03

3.91/4.04

acquired research skills

4.43

3.71/3.88

acquired speaking skills

3.83

3.35/3.40

improved critical thinking

4.43

4.13/4.19

Teaching practice

objectives of course clear

4.29

4.15/4.22

instructor was enthusiastic

4.62

4.37/4.35

divergent viewpoints presented

4.44

4.29/4.32

students were treated with respect

4.26

4.44/4.49

helpful feedback given

4.29

3.84/3.90

appropriate pace

4.18

4.11/4.17

available outside the classroom

4.74

4.24/4.30

Course characteristics

grading was clear

4.53

4.10/4.10

comfortable asking questions

3.62

3.85/3.99

reading materials were helpful

4.21

4.06/4.19

assignments contributed to learning

4.18

4.06/4.21

class discussions were helpful

4.00

4.15/4.19

intellectually challenging

4.00

4.15/4.28

excellent teacher

4.29

4.18/4.19

course worth taking

4.15

4.10/4.10

Average

4.23

4.05/4.12

(Respondents=35; Enrollment=65)

 Ratings are based on a 1-5 scale:
1=strongly disagree
2=disagree
3=neither agree nor disagree
4=agree
5=strongly agree

MAX 132, Global Community (fall 2013)

Schmitz

Team average

Contributed to knowledge of global economy and society

4.85

4.45

Contributed to awarness of multiple perspectives

4.92

4.44

Contributed to critical reading skills

4.00

3.7

Contributed to making me a more effective writer

4.23

3.8

Contributed to my ability to discuss globalization issues

4.7

4.32

Rate section leader

5.0

4.6

Average

4.62

4.22

Rank course compared to others

1.8

2.3

1-lowest, 5-highest score; except last question (1 highest)