Student Evaluation of Courses and Teaching Effectiveness
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201 The instructor speaks clearly and can be heard without difficulty.
202 The instructor presents material at a reasonable pace—not too fast, not too slow—and is not repetitive.
203 The instructor makes good use of examples and illustrations.
204 The instructor stresses important points in lectures or discussions.
205 The instructor teaches near the class level.
206 The instructor presents material in an interesting way.
207 The instructor presents recent developments in the field to the class.
208 The instructor seems knowledgeable in many areas.
209 The instructor is enthusiastic.
210 The instructor seems to enjoy teaching.
211 The instructor is respected by the students in this class.
212 The instructor is skillful in observing and responding to students' reactions.
213 The instructor keeps the class's attention.
214 The instructor is not confused by unexpected questions.
215 The instructor is sensitive to student difficulty with course work.
216 The instructor encourages students to think independently.
221 The instructor has a good sense of humor.
222 The instructor is flexible.
223 The instructor maintains an atmosphere of good feeling in the class.
224 The instructor acknowledges all questions insofar as possible.
225 The instructor is tolerant of other viewpoints.
226 The instructor treats students with respect.
227 The instructor encourages constructive criticism.
228 The instructor gives attention to students in the course.
229 The instructor is willing to meet with and help students outside of class.
231 Students frequently volunteer their own opinions
232 One real strength of this course is the classroom discussion.
233 Students in this course are free to disagree and ask questions.
234 Class discussion is not dominated by a few vocal students.
235 The amount of time devoted to discussion in class is just about right.
236 Students in this course are encouraged to work together outside of class.
237 There are clear policies for how group projects should be carried out.
238 The classroom contributions of other students enhanced my learning.
239 The class size was about right, not too large and not too small.
240 The mix of students (undergraduate and graduate) enhanced my learning.
241 The mix of students (freshmen through seniors) enhanced my learning.
242 The presence of graduate students was constructive for my learning.
243 The presence of undergraduate students did not impede the achievement of my own, graduate-level goals.
245 The instructor suggests specific ways students can improve.
246 The instructor tells students when they have done particularly well.
247 The instructor keeps students informed of their progress.
251 The instructor follows the course plan presented in the syllabus.
252 The instructor seems well-prepared for each class.
253 The instructor follows a lecture outline closely.
254 The instructor makes student reports a valuable part of the course.
255 The instructor makes guest lectures a valuable addition to the course.
256 The instructor provides a variety of learning situations and materials.
257 The instructor uses class time productively.
258 The instructor was punctual—started and ended class on time.