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Instructor: Ryan Sasaki

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MATH25, Spring 2014
MATH25, Fall 2013
MATH25, Spring 2013
MATH25, Fall 2012

Ryan Sasaki: MATH25, Spring 2014

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Holomua
Course: MATH 25 - Elementary Algebra II Crn (Section): 34755 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.92 13 0.28 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 12 (92%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.77 13 0.6 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 1 (8%) 11 (85%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.92 13 0.28 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 12 (92%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.92 13 0.28 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 12 (92%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.85 13 0.38 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (15%) 11 (85%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.92 13 0.28 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 12 (92%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.92 13 0.28 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 12 (92%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.85 13 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 0 (0%) 12 (92%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.92 13 0.28 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 12 (92%)
10. The instructor informed students of their grades on exams and assignments promptly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.85 13 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 0 (0%) 12 (92%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.92 13 0.28 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 12 (92%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 13 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 13 (100%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
Mr. Sasaki is kind and intelligent without seeming superior. He's down to earth, and very good at explaining the material.
Understands subject area very well. Organized lessons, very prompt in grading and updating grades.
His general knowledge of the the subject, his caring ways for his students, the way he made the class feel comfortable no matter what level of math you may need improvement on. He basically treated every student with extreme fairness
Was easy to communicate with. Never put anybody down. For example if a students answers the wrong answer. He wouldn't go to another student. He would make that student think. So the student can understand what he did wrong or why.
The course was well organized and he was concerned about his students understanding the material.
His major strength is his ability to teach his students in such a way that his students begin to understand at a faster rate as the semester moves on
clear and concise in providing instructions to how things are solved in mathematics.
He is easy to understand plus very hardworking
Clearly explains his lessons and math concepts. His visual presentations are easy to understand and is self explanatory. He encourage students to participate during class discussions.
Actually TEACHING. He didn't hand us a book and tell us to read it. He was open to any questions we had, and always clarified the subject material for us. He made sure we UNDERSTOOD math! Great course. I wish he taught higher- level classes as well.
Some strengths he had was being knowledgeable in the subject and teaching us in a way that was clear to understand it was straight forward.
Consistency of thought and fluidity of the lesson plan. Stays on task and focused.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
None.
None. Just the fact that you should teach more classes especially at a higher level because I want to take him again.
He should be my instructor for MATH 103.
Ask if students understand the content when they're working on harder problems on their worksheet.
None
Nothing really. He should keep teaching on his way because it clearly, in my class, works for the students. Students who come to class everyday are passing.
NONE. He's an excellent professor.
Nothing
I have no suggestions his class was run very well
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
Keeps track, talks to students regularly during class. Makes sure everyone knows the material.
Took the time to go over any problems thoroughly, that students didn't understand. To ensure the concept was understood.
He walked around asking each and every one if us if we were doing okay and if we needed any help with anything. The little things like if we were absent for a while, he'd ask about it in concern and see if things were okay and if the students did have questions he'd go over it with the class and he suggested that if we had questions outside of class, we were able to email him about our concerns.
Grades. But the thing is no grades were bad. The average of the class was like a high B.
He checks to make sure students understand the questions after explaining the concepts.
He came to each student during each class session while students were working on class work and asked if they needed help and also offered help at the end of class and outside of class.
is very up to date in keeping our grades available for our own peace sake.
He ask students if we understand or if we have any questions.. After very class day, he would stay back so that students can ask him for help.
He would always ask if we had any questions, and double check to make sure we didn't have any questions. I have a hard time in math, and his nonjudgmental manner of teaching helped me to actually enjoy math, which is something I have never felt in any other math course I have taken.
He helped student after class and I could see that he wanted his student to succeed.
He gets to know people's names and walks around asking every individual if they have questions or concerns .
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes. For the reasons listed above.
yes. Very helpful and great attitude towards students. Helps to ensure that students will excel in his class.
Hell yeah! Because he is legit!!!
Yes. If you want to learn something because he will teach you what you need to know. It's easy to understand how he explains the lesson.
Yes?
Yes I would because he is a great professor and he knows his information
Yes, class is catered to those who love or hate math. He always checks to see how you are doing in class and makes sure you know how to handle the material.
Yes I will.
Yes because his class is easy to understand. Students can be very successful in his class with his help.
Absolutely. He takes the time to prepare coursework and actually teach us so that we can understand properly.
Yes I would recommend him to other students because he was one of the best math teachers that I have had.
Yes absolutely
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
Not much else to say. He's probably my favorite math teacher I've had.
Awesome teacher. Wish he was available for instructing other math classes.
He's probably one of the best math teachers i've ever had...ever. I did not even have good middle or high school teachers till I took Ryan. He made difficult problems more easier to do and understand. He encourages us to study and do better. He motivates us by letting us know that mistakes are okay for we learn from them. He doesnt look down on his students like other math teachers, or at least like the previous math teachers i've ever taken. If he taught a higher level math I, without a doubt, would take his class again. My absolute favorite.
He really helped me a lot in MATH 25. He is the person that goes on the board and lectures you for maybe 15-20 minutes. Then he gives out a worksheet to do in class. Then he rights the questions number on the board. After that students go up to the board to write up their answer. If anybody has something different they can over that question.
He is generally quite friendly and encouraging.
None
By far one of the best math teachers I've had since college.
Great teacher and awesome class.
Please give him a raise and let him teach higher-level classes!
Great teacher made The material very easily digest able
18. Other comments:
Thank you Ryan
I am a terrible student but I'm not getting an F yet so Prof. Sasaki is definitely not a bad teacher
None
don't work too hard haha.
Seriously, he's very, very good at teaching. I would take all my math classes from him if I could.

Ryan Sasaki: MATH25, Fall 2013     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Holomua
Course: MATH 25 - Elementary Algebra II Crn (Section): 31583 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.6 15 1.06 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (13%) 12 (80%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.27 15 1.28 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 1 (7%) 1 (7%) 2 (13%) 10 (67%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.6 15 1.06 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (13%) 12 (80%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 15 1.05 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 13 (87%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.47 15 1.25 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 12 (80%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 15 1.05 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 13 (87%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.53 15 1.25 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 13 (87%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 15 1.4 Freq(%) 2 (13%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (13%) 11 (73%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.6 15 1.06 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (13%) 12 (80%)
10. The instructor informed students of their grades on exams and assignments promptly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 15 0.82 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 2 (13%) 12 (80%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 15 1.45 Freq(%) 2 (13%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 12 (80%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.4 15 1.3 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 1 (7%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 12 (80%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
He its a very good teacher, explains everything to you in a very fun effective way. Very easy to learn with him and always looks for new ways to explain everything if you don't understand. He knows his subject very well!
clear develop and he know what he doing.
His explanation is very easy to understand.
He was available during and after class to those students who struggled with understanding the course material. He genuinely cared about the students.
He knew his subject.
no flaws
Ryan is very precise and to the point with his teaching methods, he also gives various examples of problems that students may need help on. Also, the worksheets that Ryan hands out in class really makes a difference for the students- letting us get more comfortable with new material that we learned. He consistently checks on us to see if were are alright with the problems or if we each need assistance. Ryan even gives us positive feed back and makes our learning surroundings more at ease to obtain information that is needed.
Only rake 15 minutes to teach the lesson.
Mr. Sasaki was an amazing teacher! Math is a hard subject for a lot of people, and most of the problem is because people don't understand it. The way Mr. Sasaki sets up his lessons, and the way he explains, shows, and practices with us in class has allowed me to be successful, and understand the subject more clearly than i ever have. Hes always available for questions, and helps your think through it completely. Ive never been good at math- or so i thought. But i just needed to teacher who cared about my success, and made it relevant and put it into context for me. Mr. Sasaki is a great teacher, i wish he did more than one class!
He is awesome - lectures are very well organized - easy to understand - he's always on time - good review game before tests, quizzes - grades are posted quickly
The course was well prepared. We did example problems for each section, followed by problems to do on our own. After that we would go over the problems and he would help anyone who had questions. We got worksheet papers to do towards the end of the class. Mr. Sasaki would then go around the class and offer help individually. He's a down to earth guy that students can communicate with and that was great trait about him. He also knew the material very well and could explain how to solve harder problems.
Knowledge Explanation Organization Time management
showing up to class on time.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
I don't see anything that I will change.
keep the same ways, does not need to change.
Slow down a little when explaining. Other than that he was really helpful.
none
I would say i don't have any because he is a cool professor and down to earth.
none
i think mr. sasaki knows what he's doing- and he cares. i enjoyed the class and felt we covered everything. no changes!
nah, he is already awesome
None he was a great teacher.
Change how worksheet answers are displayed. Other students wrote them up and they were often wrong.
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15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
He always ask one by one if you had any questions and always took the time to explain all your questions
walking around the classroom and checking everyone if their have any questions.
In his encouragement to them and his engagement of them in class.
He always made sure to meet with each student one on one.
very caring
During each of our lessons he constantly asked each student if we needed assistance or not when we were learning or doing our worksheets in class. And if any of us would have a question he would get frustrated or anything.
don't know
He would always ask if anyone had questions- and thoroughly go through the questions in class for that student, and for everyone else. He knew everyone by name and engaged each student to make sure no one fell between the cracks. Also, he would save time after class to hang around for any specific questions/ reviewing a particular student wanted to address.
very well he always goes around class to offer help.
He showed concern by not blowing past any sections. He made sure everyone understood the material. If they didn't know he would explain. Also with the worksheets he would walk around and check up on all the students.
Extra help for students who needed it Stayed after class to help Constantly asked if anyone needed help Walked around checking in with each student
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16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Probably not. He comes off as pretty rude.
Yes! I will recommend him because you do learn with him and his class its very fun and professional.
No need because he is doing great for teaching us.
YES
Yes, I always do.
yes. very good and fun
Yes. Ryan is easy to get along with and i really like his teaching methods. I usually struggle in math, but the way he taught everything made it easier for me to actually obtain the information and acknowledge it.
Yes because it was well organized and easy class
YES! especially for math. its hard to find a teacher that knows the subject extremely well, and can teach is effectively. He made me enjoy math- which i never thought i would or could. Its all about understanding and taking pride in your school work- and he encourages us to do that, and gives us all the tools needed for success.
yes sure definitely, because he is a nice teacher and all of above
Yes. I would strongly recommend him to any other students. He makes class in a way that everyone can understand it. He gives you the tools to succeed. If you show up to class and do your homework you will understand everything easily. Mr. Sasaki also kept it fresh and let us play some jeopardy games for our review. It was a fun competitive way to review for a test that would normally stress you out.
Yes. Very well organized and very well taught.
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17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
He its a very good teacher all the way around, just wish he will teach higher level of math because he makes everything so simple to understand.
you are a awesome teacher.
He si always help student. He is super good teacher.
I liked him very much and greatly appreciated his support and encouragement.
He is really smart!!!! He should be teaching other Math classes too.
very good
I wish that Ryan could teach at higher math programs- it really does make a difference on how the teacher interacts with the students and explain the lessons.
none
He's been an awesome teacher. He is also a great person, and truly loves what he does and is invested in each student. A good teacher wants his or her students to be successful- and take the time and give the attention to students to set them up for that success. He makes the classes straight- forward, interactive, and relevant. Hes a great part of KCC faculty because he cares, and has the knowledge to help students understand and achieve their academic goals. Im very appreciative.
good good good good good (Y) +1 like for youuuuuuu
Mr. Sasaki is a great teacher and also a good person. The first time I took a math class at KCC, I didn't do so well. With his help and teaching I'm now getting an A in his class. I greatly appreciate that I got an awesome teacher. KCC should be lucky to have someone like him.
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18. Other comments:
no comments
I hope he teaches at KCC Math 103, 135, 140 and 205, too.
I would take his class again in a heart beat.
thank you
none
lalalalalalalalalalalalalala
Thanks to you, we got a whole bunch of #1 draft picks.
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Ryan Sasaki: MATH25, Spring 2013     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Holomua
Course: MATH 25 - Elementary Algebra II Crn (Section): 33256 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.64 14 1.08 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 12 (86%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 14 1.09 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (21%) 10 (71%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 14 1.09 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (14%) 11 (79%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.64 14 1.08 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 12 (86%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 14 1.09 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (14%) 11 (79%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 14 1.09 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (14%) 11 (79%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.64 14 1.08 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 12 (86%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 14 1.09 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (14%) 11 (79%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.64 14 1.08 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 12 (86%)
10. The instructor informed students of their grades on exams and assignments promptly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.71 14 1.07 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 13 (93%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 14 1.09 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (14%) 11 (79%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.64 14 1.08 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 12 (86%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
He made math easier to learn. Ive had other professors for math and they were horrible. He knows what hes doing and especially since hes a young teacher it seems like hes been teaching forever.
He is able to identify where a student needs help within the math work if the students are confused or having trouble understanding the information. He would help and clear and concise manner. He is easily understood when explaining math assignments and problems. He is fair and does not abuse his "power". He stays behind class for students if they need help.
He is an amazing teacher, he encourages students, and knows what he is talking about. He takes his time, and just really great
I believe Ryan major strengths are his experience and knowledge.
Very easy to understand
Ryan is great at explaining his reasonings for solving problems. He also takes careful consideration about the questions asked by his students and explains his answers thoroughly.
Ability to clearly explain the lesson to the class, made it easier to understand certain concepts and provided shortcuts that were simple and easy to understand.
Ryan Sasaki's strengths were, knowledge of the material, positive attitude and the ability to answer any questions without hesitation. Also his encouragement to work with other students was helpful.
His ability to explain clearly and move quickly through each lesson.
His explanation is informative and clear.
Ryan was the greatest professor I have had at KCC thus far! He explained classroom and homework assignments thoroughly and proficiently and gave everyone the opportunity to participate and learn. All the subjects in math I have ever had problems in were explained in understandable detail. Ryan teaches very well and it's unfortunate he is not teaching next semester. I know a few students that were looking forward to attending his class.
every class he asked every student if we needed any help. He knew the material.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
No changes, hes prob the best Math professor at Kapiolani Community College. I would recommend him in teaching Math 100 as well, I would love to have him as my professor again. Thats prob one change the school should do, is offer him to teach higher Math.
All is good.
None what so ever
Overall, I feel Ryan did a good job teaching.
Yes, Im thinking of next semester.
The only change I would suggest would be to allow Ryan to teach higher level math courses.
No changes are needed
I have none his course was fun .
He speaks pretty fast so he might need to speak more slow.
Bring him back next semester!!
NO changes
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
He always went over the difficault problems, if one of us could not understand the lesson he stayed after class to go over with us. And if we emailed him he was always on it and emailed us back quickly.
Please refer back to question #13.
If a student were stuck on a problem, he would take his time to explain it, and if they were having a problem with the section he would try and figure out a way for them to understand it.
He showed compassion to the students that needed help.
whatever we have questions, we can feel free ask him. make us to relax in class too
When I missed a school week due to a business trip out of country, Ryan met with me on a Sunday outside of school to go over the lessons I missed.
Was always available for extra help after class/office hours/scheduled other meetings. Any problems with homework, exams or classwork he was always willing to help explain better.
He showed his concerns by approaching each student every class if they were ok or if they needed further clarification on the math problems.
Took time to answer all questions. Made sure students understood before moving on.
He sees students equally during the class.
He made sure everyone understood each and every problem. He gave all students a chance to ask questions and at the same time let us teach ourselves. He encouraged us to get to know our classmates.
He stopped by every student and asked us if we need any help.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes, of course. Every student who has a hard time with math would be better off having Mr. Sasaki as their professor. Just the way he teaches and his methods of learning math maeks it easier to understand. i wish he would teach a higher math.
yes. because everything i answered beforehand.
Yes, he is an amazing teacher, alert and energetic.
Yes, I feel he exhibits all the qualities of a good teacher.
yes, absolutely can recommend him. easy to follow this class
I would highly recommend Ryan to any student for math courses. Ryan has been the best math teacher I've encounted.
Yes, great teacher, great class, he made the course easy to understand and the content interesting.
I would recommend Ryan Sasaki because he's very knowledgable and I found his class easy to fallow and understand.
Yes I would. He is a very good instructor and makes sure his students are able to follow long.
I recommend. Because he made me to like and enjoy math!
I would definitely recommend Ryan to other students, especially students who struggle in math 25 or any math for that matter. Ryan is a very intelligent person with an extraordinary ability to teach.
Yes, He knew what he was teaching.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
He's the best professor!!
thanks for all the help. thanks for getting me out of this class. by passing the class. i believe i will pass.
Amazing
thanks.
Ryan is a good person, caring, and thoughtful. He should teach more classes.
I also think his preparations for exams n tests are fun, helpful and it keeps the class from boredom. Also he is very fast on notifying if new grades are in, like within two hours after the exam.
He has a fun approach to teaching the lessons.
He is very kind.
I'm not sure the circumstances of which Ryan will not be teaching but it is very disappointing. He is a great teacher and I was hoping to be his student in future classes.
Great professor.
18. Other comments:
n/a
good luck!
I hope I mentioned amazing.
N/a
I hope he teaches math 103
Thank you Ryan!! I'm glad to be your student!
GOOD Job. Keep it up.

Ryan Sasaki: MATH25, Fall 2012     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Holomua
Course: MATH 25 - Elementary Algebra II Crn (Section): 31041 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.87 15 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 14 (93%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.73 15 0.59 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 2 (13%) 12 (80%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 15 0.56 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 1 (7%) 13 (87%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.87 15 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 14 (93%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 15 0.72 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (13%) 1 (7%) 12 (80%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.87 15 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 14 (93%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.87 15 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 14 (93%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 15 0.56 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 1 (7%) 13 (87%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.87 15 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 14 (93%)
10. The instructor informed students of their grades on exams and assignments promptly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.87 15 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 14 (93%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.87 15 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 14 (93%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.87 15 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 14 (93%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
Ryan presents the material in a way that is easy to understand. I like the layout of how he teaches his class.
He keeps teaches the class at a good paces, and when others have a harder time he is willing to help them understand it better.
I felt that Ryan's strength as a teacher, is how he treats his students. He's not only the Professor but he is also a friend to his students.
He is a good teacher and makes learning easy.
He helps explain to the students. Doesnt mind going back to explaiin etc. Overall great teacher.
He knows how to teach the math in a real easy way. He can teach.
Provides an atmosphere that is more suited for students rather than the teacher
He is always willing to go over material repeatedly until he knows we understand. He uses methods that make the material easier to remember
He can help explain the lectures clearly and end class on time.
Ryan get along with us students and really clear about math problems
Ryan has a really good way of making math seem approachable for everyone, He always makes sure that everyone in the class is followong and when someone has a question he is very respectiful and helps you out without making you feel inferior.
He makes things very easy to understand.
His confidence in his students ability to learn. His teaching style is straight forward and honest.He encourages his students to learn with practice and ask for help. Then he always follows up to see how you are doing.He consistently makes himself available and reachable.
he was able to explain the material in a different way, making it very easy to understand for me as i had a hard time understanding and retaining the material at hand
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
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The only thing I would change in Professor Ryan is his pay and that would be an increase. He truly is a Professor who knows his stuff and how to teach it.
None.
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Nothing really, he is pretty good with everything
Nah hes good
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The only thing I would do if I were Ryan is to set up an optional online study quiz for each chapter so people can really do a little extra studying on there own.
The only thing is maybe slow down while doing instructional board teaching for the slower learning student. However i do understand he is teaching the whole class and he does take the time to return to the student who does not understand.
at this moment, they're no changes i recommend for him
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
If you were behind on homework Ryan would find out what was hindering your from completing homework. This shows that he cares and has concerns for his students.
Mr. Sasaki always walked around the room asking each individual students if they need help with the martial.
Ryan cared about his students, and he would do what ever he could to make sure his students were doing well and that his students understood the homework.
He was willing to help us out at any time.
He knows his students pretty well. He's young so he understands how us teenagers are. He helps us, and walks around asking questions and yeah.
He would stay after class, to help students that are struggling.
Asking when we were behind on homework, making sure we weren't confused
He walks around the class and checks if anyone is struggling.
He talks to us and made sure we knew what we are doing.
Ryan always checked in with all the students and asked how they were doing and gave them positive feedback!
He is very concerned and good with telling us of we need more work or not.
Ask students if they need help, in class setting and individually by their seats. Made sure everyone knew his office hours. individually checked with each student to see how their progress is .... but really he knew ...........where each student was in the learning
for me, he wanted to make sure that i was able to pass the class. making it a fun learning environment.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes, I would recommend Ryan to students because he makes learning the material very clear and understandable. He is a really good teacher.
I would recommend Mr. Sasaki to other students because he teaches the class with a positive attitude.
Yes I would definitely let other students know about Professor Ryan. Professor Ryan makes it easy to understand.
Yes already have. He is a good teacher and taught me a lot.
Ofcourse. He's a good teacher and explains everything well. More teachers should teach like him.
Yes, he is the best math professor i have ever had, i think its just the way he teaches the material, super simple.
Yes, keeps homework to a minimum, just 15-20 questions a night not the usual 100 that other teachers assign. Makes good use of the textbook's website where all homework is done, it has good resources to help you if you get stuck. He keeps the lectures simple and clear, easy to understand.
Yes! Wonderful teacher who definetly knows what he's doing and he never makes you feel stupid
Yes because people will understand the way he teaches and the class will go by fast.
yes I would because I learned alot being in his class
Yes! He is really kind and makes math not appear so daunting. He is really encouragingand doesn't leave any student behind
Yes, because he is an awesome teacher that puts math in such easy ways.
yes........great math teacher........no matter what age the student he can teach you......he gives you every opportunity to learn prepare for each test and exam.... he is very fair
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
I was hoping he would teach Math103
Mr. Sasaki is the BEST!!!!
I had several math teachers, but I would have to say by far Professor Ryan taught math better than any teacher I had at KCC.
He's a good person in and out of class.
He is the bomb.
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Wish we have you for math 103!
I think Ryan is the future of teaching math!
he is an outstanding teacher for his age...and it will be nice for his students now and in the future to learn from him.
i would recommend my friends to take this teacher as he was able to make it easy to retain the material.
18. Other comments:
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keep up the good works
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