Min’s Course-Instructor Survery Results at UT

The following graphs and data show the Course and Instructor Survey (CIS) results for the courses I have taught at the University of Texas at Austin (shown for 2010 and recent).

The three graphs shown below are the CIS results (overall instructor & overall course ratings) for MNS 307: Introduction to Oceanography, MNS 308: Humans and a Changing Ocean, and other courses (Lab Studies in Marine Ecology, Coastal Environmental Science in TX Bays, Marine environmental Science – shown in one figure)  (on 5.0 scale).

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The average scores of the itemized CIS results for the entire courses I have taught since 2010 are (n=23):

1. Course Well-Organized: 4.5
2. Communicated Information Effectively: 4.4
3. Showed Interest in Student Progress: 4.6
4. Assignments and Tests Returned Promptly: 4.3
5. Student Freedom of Expression: 4.6
6. Objectives / Assignments Clearly Stated: 4.4
7. Instructor Well-Prepared: 4.7
8. Instructor Had Thorough Knowledge of Subject: 4.8
9. Genuinely Interested in Teaching Course: 4.8
10. Availability Outside of Class: 4.4
11. Student Performance Evaluated Fairly: 4.4
12. Adequate Instructions for Assignments: 4.4
13. Course Was Made Educationally Valuable: 4.6
14. Instructor Increased Student Knowledge: 4.6
15. Intellectually Stimulating: 4.4
16. Assignments Usually Worthwhile: 4.3
17. Course of Value to Date: 4.4

18. Overall Instructor Rating: 4.4
19. Overall Course Grading: 4.1

 

(last update: 8/26/2014)

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