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Instructor: Austin Anderson

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MATH103, Non Traditional Spring 2015
MATH135, Spring 2015
MATH205, Spring 2015
MATH103, Non Traditional Fall 2014
MATH135, Fall 2014
MATH205, Fall 2014
MATH231, Fall 2014
MATH135, Spring 2014
MATH205, Spring 2014
MATH232, Spring 2014
MATH135, Fall 2013
MATH205, Fall 2013
MATH231, Fall 2013
MATH206, Summer II 2013
MATH103, Spring 2013
MATH135, Spring 2013
MATH205, Spring 2013
MATH232, Spring 2013
MATH103, Fall 2012
MATH135, Fall 2012
MATH205, Fall 2012
MATH232, Fall 2012
MATH140, Summer I 2012
MATH205, Summer I 2012
MATH135, Spring 2012
MATH140, Spring 2012
MATH205, Spring 2012
MATH103, Fall 2011
MATH135, Fall 2011
MATH24, Fall 2010

Austin Anderson: MATH103, Non Traditional Spring 2015

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 103 - Fundamentals of Coll Algebra Crn (Section): 33495 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 5 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 4 (80%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.4 5 0.89 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 1 (20%) 3 (60%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.4 5 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (60%) 2 (40%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 5 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 4 (80%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 5 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 4 (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  
4.8 5 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 4 (80%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 5 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 4 (80%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 5 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 4 (80%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.2 5 1.3 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 3 (60%)
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  
4.6 5 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (40%) 3 (60%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.4 5 0.89 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 1 (20%) 3 (60%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 5 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 4 (80%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
break down of chapters
He knew the course material well, and presented it in a manner that I could understand. He explained multiple ways to find solutions and encouraged us to pick and practice the one we found most applicable to us. He was also able to answer all student questions on problems and material.
Knows the subject well, knows how to balance the class between lecture and work well. Keeps the class atmosphere light and cracks jokes every once in a while.
Austin is a superb teacher. His teaching is clear and concise. He explains things that were easy to understand and my class notes, which I just copied what Austin wrote, was better than using the text book. The video's that were shown helped and added variety to class. He definitely knows the material being presented.
He answers student's questions and doubts. He is a board lecturer meaning he doesn't use the projector for lecturing which I find to my liking. Hard to have old school teachers that writes everything on board.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
None
More time to do homework
I believe that too many points are taken off for notation errors even though we show that we know that material. The simple mistakes are very punishing, especially for an accelerated class, the only time we really get feedback from Austin on our Algebra work is on quizzes and tests.
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15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
allowed us to work problems in different ways other than his own
We were able to make up quizzes and he made them available outside of class for those who needed.
Reaches out to students and is always patient and willing to help.
He often asked if anyone did understand, if anyone had questions, and offered more face time at math club or office hours. He even gave extra credit for math club. He also sent emails out concerning progress and for students to consider if they should go for a 'W' instead of failing. He often stated from day 1 that each student should be spending 2 hours a day on course work to do well in Math 103. He also gave in class assignments that encouraged peers to help each other. He asked for all students to submit reflections/feedback on exams they did.
He offers office hours. The way he checks up on students on our exit problems. Gives us advice on where to look for more help.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
yes, clear teaching.
Yes. He is a good teacher. He also doesn't assume you know problems, and works them from the beginning.
Yes, effective teacher and made me hate math a little less
I would definitely recommend Austin. He is great at teaching and communicating. He makes math interesting which I find is a rare trait. You can tell he really enjoys math and enjoys teaching it. His personal math anecdotes are especially delightful. He is open-minded, as he accepts different viewpoints on how to do a problem, and he lets students teach him techniques that he may not have encounter. He is humble too.
Yes. Because his style of teaching and learning is totally different. Like he added a bit of psychology 100 into it. Not saying he taught something irrelevant in a math class but like, he knows students can achieve and better themselves if they participate in class or if they talk to other students and work together. Do homework. Be in class every day. He knows that self teaching is hard for most and so with that, he made a system that worked for most of us if not all. You want to know why people like me who absolutely hate math and can't function quite well in math classes would recommend him to a friend? It's because he is EASY. Not EASY in a bad way. Easy as in he knows how to explain things well enough for someone to understand the world of a mathematician. And believe me, for someone who had to do MATH 24/25 3 times before going into MATH 103... He is good at his job.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
Keep up the good work as a great teacher
Nice guy, fair assignments, fair yet aggressive grader.
He deserves a raise.
He's really cheesy like all math professor's I know. But he's cool.

Austin Anderson: MATH135, Spring 2015     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 135 - Precalc: Elementary Functions Crn (Section): 33506 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 17 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 17 (100%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.88 17 0.33 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (12%) 15 (88%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 17 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 17 (100%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 17 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 17 (100%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.76 17 0.44 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (24%) 13 (76%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 16 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 16 (100%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.94 17 0.24 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 16 (94%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.82 17 0.39 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (18%) 14 (82%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.94 17 0.24 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 16 (94%)
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  
4.94 17 0.24 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 16 (94%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.88 17 0.33 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (12%) 15 (88%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 17 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 17 (100%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
makes sure all his students knew the material, if students couldn't understand the way he taught he would try to think of another way to explain the lesson.
His ability to gain the students' interests and turn it into motivation to really and fully understand the work.
Math135
Mr. Anderson is very knowledgeable about Mathematics and is very effective a conveying and communicating his lessons to us in an easy to comprehend manner.
He is able to explain math in a way that people can understand, and for me, in a way that wasnt as conventional ad other teachers ive had. where as many other proffessors expect you to have a background in math, Austin Anderson goes through each step and is willing and able to answer all questions.
Math
Ability to teach the subject well.
Mr. Anderson has a deep understanding of the material which allows him to relate it to students in a number of ways. He also listens to his students and I think he customizes his lessons based upon what kind of feedback students give him.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
none
None
none!
No changes
None
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
always helped if students didn't understand the material.
Expressing how vital homework, quizzes, and exams were. Also, freeing up class time after lecture to help students.
Mr. Anderson was very flexible with assignments and things and would often ask us if we needed help with anything during class. He would often encourage us to come to his office hours if we required additional tutoring out of class.
he is alway avaliable during office hours and answers all student questions in detail. he also offers oppertunities to redo quizes and homework.
If you needed help he would help you, office hours, etc.
Works through problems with us if we don't understand it.
He always encouraged students to come by his office if they had any issues in class.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
yes, i understood each lesson that he taught. this is my second time taking math 135 and i didn't understand the way my last teacher explained it.
Yes, definitely. He clearly loves what he does and it shows through his lectures. He gets students involved and more importantly doesn't lull his class to the point of boredom or exhaustion as he makes sure everyone understands what's happening the entire way through lecture.
Yes, I would. He can talk very clearly and he is a kind person.
Yes I would because is very knowledgeable and easy to understand. He is also quite funny and friendly.
yes. because he is a great and respectful teacher. he has a passion for math and it comes through in his ability to teach/explain/demonstrate in his class.
Yes, very great teacher and cracks funny jokes keeping the class entertaining through all of the lecture.
Yes, I recommend him to other students. His lecture was clear so we could understand well.
Yes, great teacher.
Yes. The way he taught the material made it easier to retain the information so in turn,I did better on quizzes and exams
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
really personable, didn't feel apprehensive about asking questions.
He's a great professor and it's not too often that a student may find a mentor like him that is so willing to help others understand what he loves to do for a living.
Good job!
He is the best math teacher ever
Great teacher
Keep up the good work.
18. Other comments:
None
None
Numbers will never be my friends.

Austin Anderson: MATH205, Spring 2015     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 205 - Calculus I Crn (Section): 33515 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.79 14 0.43 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (21%) 11 (79%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.79 14 0.43 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (21%) 11 (79%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.64 14 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (36%) 9 (64%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.79 14 0.43 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (21%) 11 (79%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.79 14 0.43 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (21%) 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  
4.79 14 0.43 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (21%) 11 (79%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.79 14 0.43 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (21%) 11 (79%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.79 14 0.43 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (21%) 11 (79%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.79 14 0.43 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (21%) 11 (79%)
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  
4.79 14 0.43 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (21%) 11 (79%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.79 14 0.43 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (21%) 11 (79%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.79 14 0.43 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (21%) 11 (79%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
Austin Anderson knows Math very well. He loves Math!!! He is very approachable and willing to help students until they get it. Very nice teacher.
He is so professional and knows what he is teaching about very well. Always helps student to be succeed.
Really cares about his students and always willing to help out no matter what.
Dr. Anderson is extremely knowledgeable in his subject matter and honesty cares about his student's success in this course.
His lectures are very clear.
He is a really good teacher. He makes complicated math material easy to understand and comprehend.
Taking complicated problems/procedures and presenting them in a simpler manner, explaining how abstract math concepts are applied.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
Sometimes a little too lay-back.
Answer emails a little faster.
none
Maybe teach more from the textbook to help people understand the homework a little better. Often times I felt like things in class made perfect sense but the homework and the way that the textbook presented things was endlessly frustrating.
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
He is willing to help any students, even if they are not his students.
Always available in person.
Austin is really easy to speak to, is approachable, makes you feel like you're not an idiot, and is easy to access outside the classroom.
He is very patient to answer my question. He is a very good teacher.
He is always willing to help students with the subject material. He takes the time to make sure the students fully understand the class work.
Constantly offers help outside of class through office hours, PLUS, and math club. Offers help with homework problems in probably every class. Genuinely wants to see people succeed and does what he can to assist.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
I definitely would. He was such a great help for me in achieving my good grade, even I at the start I wasn't so good at Math at all.
Definitely Yes! Austin is the best math instructor ever!!!
Yes. Because he is a very nice teacher, and he had helped me a lot for my some questions of homework.
Austin Anderson is a good teacher. I would recommend him. I really enjoyed his math class. I
Yes. Calculus isn't an easy subject. There are many concepts that are difficult to digest or wrap your head around but you probably won't find a professor that will make it easier for you (while still covering all the necessary material) than Austin will.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
Thank you for teaching! i wish you can teach us Math 206 as well.
Very kind person and awesome prof.
Awesome Instructor!!!
18. Other comments:
Thank you!
Maximize awesomeness, minimize lameness.

Austin Anderson: MATH103, Non Traditional Fall 2014     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 103 - Fundamentals of Coll Algebra Crn (Section): 31634 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (100%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (100%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (100%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (100%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (100%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (100%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (100%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (100%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (100%)
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  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (100%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (100%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (100%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
Really wants the students to learn. He is doing a great job!
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
No survey responses were found.
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
No survey responses were found.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes, he concerns his students and try his best to help everyone
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
Good guy, good person!
18. Which aspects of the course were most valuable?
No survey responses were found.
19. Which aspects of the course were least valuable?
No survey responses were found.

Austin Anderson: MATH135, Fall 2014     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 135 - Precalc: Elementary Functions Crn (Section): 31666 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 5 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 4 (80%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.6 5 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (40%) 3 (60%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.4 5 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (60%) 2 (40%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 5 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 4 (80%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.4 5 1.34 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (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  
4.4 5 0.89 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 1 (20%) 3 (60%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 5 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 4 (80%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 5 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 4 (80%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 5 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 4 (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  
4.6 5 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (40%) 3 (60%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 5 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 4 (80%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 5 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 4 (80%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
Professor Anderson is very knowledgeable in math. He is very enthusiastic about teaching and tries to make class interesting. He does similar math problems as the ones students are assigned as examples in class. This is very helpful. He also grades assignments and exams promptly.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
Maybe give less problems for homework assignments. Since this is an accelerated math course, assignment deadlines are very close together and it gets hard to turn in assignments on time after a while.
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
Professor Anderson would ask us if we had any questions after explaining a concept. He gives us time to work on quizzes in class and walks around to check if we have any question with the problems. He is also available during office hours to help.
he is very kind, and he always explain everything about math.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
I would recommend this course only if they student has a good foundation in math and if they are dedicated to studying for the course. This is an accelerated course and so there is less time to spend on topics versus a traditional course.
yes, he is a best teacher that i have never seen
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
No survey responses were found.
18. Other comments:
No survey responses were found.

Austin Anderson: MATH205, Fall 2014     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 205 - Calculus I Crn (Section): 31676 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.58 12 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 3 (25%) 8 (67%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 12 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (33%) 8 (67%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 12 0.78 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (17%) 4 (33%) 6 (50%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 12 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (25%) 9 (75%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.58 12 0.51 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (42%) 7 (58%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.42 12 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (17%) 3 (25%) 7 (58%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 12 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (25%) 9 (75%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 12 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (25%) 9 (75%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 12 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 2 (17%) 9 (75%)
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  
4.58 12 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 3 (25%) 8 (67%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 12 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (33%) 8 (67%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 12 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (33%) 8 (67%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
The man is patient I give him that.
He review before the test or the quiz and even give practice test just to make sure you know the materials.
He knows well about his subject. I like his examples in class, clear and helpful. Sometimes he makes jokes, they are not really funny but I like how he tries to make everyone feel comfortable.
He knew what he was teaching and was available after class.
He knows his area. The way he teaches make math easier to understand.
He always tried to make calculus seem fun.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
Notes need to be clearer.
nothing...everything is perfect.
Perhaps being a little more organized with the notes.
More organize
Possibly more extra credit opportunities?
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
I really appreciated the fact that he made the effort to learn the names of his students! He always encouraged us to come to his office hours for help if we needed it. I also appreciate the fact that he would give a brief review on material covered in previous math classes if it related to the new material we were covering.
He always extended his office hours and also in plus session.
He was there for students. Ha wanted to make sure that everyone understand the lectures.
He had open office hours and allowed us to turn in homework according to our availability.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes!
Yes, because he always help the students to do better. Also, he's a really nice teacher.
Yes I would recommend Austin Anderson to students. He is a nice and helpful teacher. His lectures are clear and straightforward.
Yes. The atmosphere he created in class is the best I have ever experienced. You were free to ask any question. During Pac's class I would often feel that I could not ask a question. In Austin Anderson's class I felt free to ask any question at any time. His exams are straight forward and to the point.
Yes, the class is easy and still can learn a lot.
Yes. A professor that cares for his students.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
I like his smile.
None.
18. Other comments:
None.

Austin Anderson: MATH231, Fall 2014     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 231 - Calculus III Crn (Section): 31680 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.63 8 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (38%) 5 (63%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.63 8 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (38%) 5 (63%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 8 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (50%) 4 (50%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.43 7 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 2 (29%) 4 (57%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.43 7 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 2 (29%) 4 (57%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.71 7 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (29%) 5 (71%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.71 7 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (29%) 5 (71%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.43 7 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 2 (29%) 4 (57%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.43 7 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 2 (29%) 4 (57%)
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  
4.43 7 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (57%) 3 (43%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 7 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (43%) 4 (57%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 7 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (43%) 4 (57%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
Math is a difficult subject. However, I find it's easy in Austin's class because the way he teaches is easy to understand. Austin is always patient while explain a math problem so his students would understand. And he always highlight an interesting problem with "Wow" at the end.
His passion for the subject, positive and energetic attitude, and unique nature enable him to teach efficiently and effectively with a little humor that keeps students attention. There was never a time (and this is very unusual for a math class) that I had trouble paying attention or was bored of the lecture. Always was there for his students, asking if someone had questions or needed help with homework. He was also always very available outside of class to help students.
Awesome professor. Great knowledge of the subject and teaches very well. He makes math fun.
His knowledge of the subject, his "caring for his students success" attitude, his office hours were the best and his ability to break down the material to where most if not all students understood.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
None. In fact I strongly encourage that no changes be made to his class.
Austin should prepare a planned lectures.
None
More extra credit given throughout the semester. Make homework and quizzes worth more then they were worth, that way students who don't do so good on tests, are allowed to not stress so much about passing or failing the course like I did. Plus sessions for higher math courses with good leaders like "Jane".
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
He always ask if his students understand the problem, and repeat again in a easier way if they still don't understand.
Always asking if we needed help during classwork, or if we needed any homework problems worked out on the board. Always available outside of class and clearly showed that he wanted everyone to understand the material and do well.
Austin understands that his students are busy, so he made the homework, and only the howework, deadlines flexible.
He keeps more office hours than he is required.
He was the best. Cared a lot for his students and showed it through over- extended office hours and in class lectures. Knew that most students didn't do so well on a certain test, so he made a quiz for us to bring up our grades. Answered questions asked to him to the best of his ability and didn't make anyone feel like they didn't belong or were out of line for asking it, etc.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
I would recommend because he's a great professor who can help his students to solve any problem they don't understand.
Definitely. Probably the strongest math teacher I've had so far, and I've really really liked all but 1 of the math teachers at KCC.
Yes.
Of course!! He's the best!!
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
I really enjoyed his class.
He is always willing to field questions.
It's been a pleasure to be in your class once again. Teach Calc. 4. LOL!!
18. Other comments:
Thank you!!
Up up the percentage worth for the homeworks, add more extra credit earlier in the semester. Plus sessions a must for extra credit too!! LOL!! Make attendance mandatory and like 10% of a student's grade.....guaranteed almost nobody misses your class. Oh yeah, maybe start a little later in the day. Maybe 75% of the test questions should be similar to the practice questions and proofs should be extra credit on a test. Maybe grade and post on a more timely fashion. Other then that, it was awesome to be in your class!!

Austin Anderson: MATH135, Spring 2014     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 135 - Elementary Functions Crn (Section): 34561 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.73 11 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 1 (9%) 9 (82%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.91 11 0.3 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 10 (91%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.91 11 0.3 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 10 (91%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.91 11 0.3 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 10 (91%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.82 11 0.4 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (18%) 9 (82%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.9 11 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 9 (82%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.82 11 0.4 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (18%) 9 (82%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.82 11 0.4 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (18%) 9 (82%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 11 0.42 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (18%) 8 (73%)
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  
4.73 11 0.47 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (27%) 8 (73%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.82 11 0.4 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (18%) 9 (82%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 11 0.42 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (18%) 8 (73%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
His major strengths as a teacher would be that he knows the material, made a good learning environment, always warned the students of the upcoming assignments or exams. He was also very understanding and ifna student missed class he was easy to reach out side of class.
He actively recognizes areas in math where students need the most help or most struggle with and he works to make the material more clear.
Austin Anderson's greatest ability is to sympathize with his students and teach math (which is a very difficult subject in the first place) in a great understandable way that shows he really cares about his students. He teaches fairly, and always prepares us for the tests. He doesn't have unreasonable expectations, always keeping us students on top of the material. He doesn't throw unexpected curveballs at us (which always made math more stressful with other teachers)
He's a good listener, and he answers questions that students ask in a way that usually helps the students asking questions understand better.
He's fun and easy going
Austin is very good at explaining difficult concepts. He is able to provide concrete examples for all the content he introduces.
Extremely knowledgeable Explains very well Very patient Warm and friendly Organized Good worksheets
Austin Anderson explains the material in a way that is clear and understandable. I like how he gives us practice worksheets to practice doing the problems, it helps for when we have to take the test.
Professor Anderson would explained the difficult problems from the test or homework to help students clearly understood on the chapter. He would also go over the test and explained how to do it.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
I really like this math teacher . In my opinion he is one of the best that I have taken so far. If he were to teach math 140 I would sign up for his class.
None because his class was amazing!
I don't have any problems with the ways that he runs his class, because he's able to go threw the whole course without having to cut some subjects short.
None
I suggest that it will less homework to do on this course.
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
Reviews the chapter before the exam to know if anyone has any questions that he could answer.
He always makes sure everyone gets the material. He provides many different examples, often improvising on the spot to answer a student's question.
He answers questions in a manner that help students who don't understand at first, get it the second time around.
He encouraged us to ask questions and didn't make anyone feel dumb or unimportant.
Austin is always ready to help a student in need.
Always had time for questions Very approachable and kind Very patient Accommodated disabled students
He shows concern for students by explaining how to solve problems that students don't understand and even helping students during office hours and after class if they still don't understand the material. He encourages students to ask questions if they need to.
He would help students in class time and office hour. Also, he has a review quiz or classwork before the exam.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
I would definitely recommended him to my friends because he is an excellent I instructor.
Yes, he is a skilled teacher of a difficult subject to teach.
I would always recommend him for an amazing teacher who teaches the subject well.
I highly recommend Prof. Anderson, he is personally my favorite college math teacher so far.
Yes because I think he's a great math teacher and he makes math fun
I would recommend Austin to any math student. His teaching style is encouraging to students, and he is a helpful teacher.
Absolutely. Very good teacher and very nice person.
Yes i would recommend him to students because i think he's a great teacher. I learned a lot from him and his lectures make sense. He explains how to do the problem and he will answer students questions if they don't understand the problem.
I recommend professor Anderson to the students who have a lot time working on homework and study for the test.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
He also has a sense of humor which makes something like math just a bit more tolerable.
Keep at it! You're amazing, and I'm soo thankful I took your class. I would always make the extra effort to take your class, despite KCC not being my home institution.
He has great math puns.
He a nice, likable, student friendly kind of guy.
Thank you Austin for everything.
If the class could be slow down a little, it will be the best
18. Other comments:
None
A wonderful Math teacher who is passionate about the subject.
Great time with you in class, thank you!!

Austin Anderson: MATH205, Spring 2014     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 205 - Calculus I Crn (Section): 34570 (0)    
1. The instructor did not speak clearly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.12 18 1.69 Freq(%) 4 (22%) 4 (22%) 1 (6%) 2 (11%) 6 (33%)
2. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.71 18 0.47 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (28%) 12 (67%)
3. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.82 18 0.39 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (17%) 14 (78%)
4. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.29 18 0.99 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 3 (17%) 3 (17%) 10 (56%)
5. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.94 18 0.24 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 16 (89%)
6. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.76 18 0.44 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (22%) 13 (72%)
7. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.59 18 0.8 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 0 (0%) 4 (22%) 12 (67%)
8. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.88 18 0.33 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (11%) 15 (83%)
9. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.71 18 0.59 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 3 (17%) 13 (72%)
10. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.76 18 0.44 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (22%) 13 (72%)
11. The instructor informed students of their grades on exams and assignments promptly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.82 18 0.39 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (17%) 14 (78%)
12. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.76 18 0.44 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (22%) 13 (72%)
13. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.88 18 0.33 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (11%) 15 (83%)
14. The instructor spoke clearly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.7 18 0.95 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 9 (50%)
15. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
he is a very personable and approachable guy. he is very educated and knows his material well. he was compassionate, and was willing to take the time to help us understand complex topics if we needed it.
Was a very active person is the learning process.
I would probably say his in-depth knowledge of mathematics.
he explains so good and he has a lot of patience
math
He knows the information and makes himself available whenever need be.
His knowledge of the subject and his attitude was superb.
He knows the subject well and very relaxed compared to other teachers.
He has extensive knowledge with Calculus, as well as very nice teacher. He makes the class fun, which encourages students to attend the class.
Major strengths that professor Anderson performed were the way he went over homework problems by thoroughly going over a problem step by step explaining it until we students understands the problems. He would also go over a review on what will be on quiz and exams that way we are prepared although the questions that are on the quizzes or exam are different from what he goes over in the review.
He truly cares about whether or not we do well in the class. He never has a pretentious attitude or treats us like we are less intelligent just because we're students
16. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
None at all, if there was any change, he should be paid more and all other math teachers should teach more like him. He should also teach all calculus classes, 1-4!
None
Probably none.
none
none
Go over more examples in class on how to do some of the harder examples and go through each step by step.
Liven up the class with some activities for the students to do related to the material. Bring food to share with the class to keep them attentive and awake. LOL!!
His lectures are not very clear, his examples does not give enough detailed information to proceed with the homework. We all know he is very smart, but somehow he has a hard time explaining things. It doesn't help that the book is hard to understand, so an alternative source of info must be used such as youtube, and other math sites.
Not many changes that i would suggest but it would be good to have more examples to go over in class because the book have some ridiculous problems.
Please carry out all of the algebra. I know it's long and painstaking but nothing is more frustrating than trying to learn something new, getting a wrong answer, and then just realizing it's the algebra
17. How did the instructor show concern for students?
i had a lot of personal emergencies this semester. he was more than accommodating through all of them. my mother broke her ankle, so i had to miss somme classes because of this, i was involved in a major car accident, my girl friend and i had to go through an emotional rollercoaster via an abortion, and Mr. Anderson was able to help accomodate my intense schedule, unlike Don Voyce, who's class i had to take a W, wasting both my money and time.
He is very good about office hours and plus sessions.
He's always available outside of class for office hours and his class offers a plus session to help with his lectures.
office hours, plus sessions, email fast response
yes he did care about his students
Plenty of extra credit and office hours.
He was very good at helping his students in class as well as out of class in his office hours. He would even allow students to visit him and ask him questions after his office hours until he left school for the day. Very helpful.
He is readily available for students. He answers questions right away.
He tried his best to answer every question. He always ask student if they are understood.
His concerns are by having reviews before the exams, warning us students when we will be having an exam. He made sure that we understand a problem before moving on.
He was always willing to work with students who missed class and/or his availability outside of class
18. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Mr. Anderson encourages us to take the red pill and get thorough understanding of the material we studied. he was available, he had plus sessions, and he had extra credit (albeit it being impossibly difficult). most importantly of all, he was a man of good character. this is, imo the i most important quality to be found in professors. it is very reassuring to have professors in school who are there to help you succeed. in life post college (as i have experienced), those people become few and far between.
Yes, among the upper division math professor I think he is the best.
Yes I would. He helps his students prepare for the exams and uses real world examples of calculus in action.
yes, because if you don't like math and you need to go up to calc 2 or 1, he will make you like math. he is gonna make calculus easier to understand
yes. he really is easy
Yeah i would because he does get the information across and makes it a stress free enviornment.
Of course, he knew the subject really well, had a positive attitude, very lenient on students, very helpful with questions/concerns and made a difficult subject not so difficult to understand.
Yes
Yes. He is very nice, and overall a good teacher. I think because he is still new that his work is not refined.
yes, he is a good teacher. He made the class interesting.
Yes
19. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
thanks for being awesome! jane was awesome too!
Best upper math division teacher. Easy to understand.
thanks for been again my teacher !! ;)
none
He is a kind person who always tries to help students when he can.
Had an awesome semester in your class. Loved the plus sessions with Jane, she was the best, give her a raise. LOL!! Have a "HOT" summer and hope to make it into your class this fall.
Thank you, have a great summer!
20. Other comments:
N/A
none
Nah
Give Mr. a raise and create plus sessions for every subject in this school, because they were the most helpful things throughout this entire semester. Push for mandatory plus sessions, because they help a lot more then the class lectures most times!!
I enjoyed his class and it was the perfect pace.

Austin Anderson: MATH232, Spring 2014     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 232 - Calculus IV Crn (Section): 34580 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.36 14 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 7 (50%) 6 (43%)
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 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (50%) 7 (50%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.07 14 0.83 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 1 (7%) 8 (57%) 4 (29%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 14 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 4 (29%) 9 (64%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 14 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 4 (29%) 9 (64%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.29 14 0.91 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 1 (7%) 5 (36%) 7 (50%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 14 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 5 (36%) 8 (57%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 14 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (50%) 7 (50%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.71 14 0.47 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (29%) 10 (71%)
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  
4.36 14 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 7 (50%) 6 (43%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.43 14 0.85 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 5 (36%) 8 (57%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.64 14 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 3 (21%) 10 (71%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
He will accept his mistakes and even figure it out on his own time and email everyone with the solution instead of being like forget it and move on. Anderson gives lots of examples and he knows his stuff and will even amaze himself with a WOW moment! Overall, cool and good teacher!
The atmosphere in the classroom was comfortable and encouraging. He encouraged students to ask about things they were not clear about. He did several examples of every topic. he was understanding of issues that prevented turning in homework late sometimes
Very good at helping students understand material.
He is very understanding with the students.
Mr. Anderson know what problems students may have when they do the homework. And he will teach student how to solve problems step by step.
Professor Anderson's major strength as a teacher is his enthusiasm in the subject. Normally math is a VERY DRY subject. This is one of the few math classes I haven't lost my mind in.
Engaging during lecture. Encourages students to work the problems as he covers them on the board
He was like a machine. Set the schedule and plowed through the material. We hit everything that he laid out from the beginning. Quiz feedback was really nice. It let me know how well I knew the material. Also prepared me for tests. He did enough problems in class to provide students with the tools to dive into the homework. His cool easy bohemian ways made the mood light and easy and encouraging. Patience, he put up with my heckling and commentary for a whole year; man has some tolerance for us lesser mortals. Solved the hard problems. Would always provide us with a solution even when the answer guide provided some cryptic solution Anderson was there to show us the tricks and shortcuts. He relates really well to the students.
He's very knowledgeable, patient, and very approachable.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
I would suggest nothing because there isn't anything to fix.... besides his jokes! Jkjk there were many funny ones along with silent ones ! Lol
Although the material was presented well. It would have been nice to review past concepts that we should be familiar with, even if it's been several years since we took the previous calculus classes. I found myself lost sometimes and had to review calc 1 and 2 material to understand the current topics. Although this is not required, it would have been nice for me
Nothing, he is doing a good job.
I think there should be more class activities which relate to math.
Explain what the integrals are supposed to be used for. Have more example problems that aren't from the homework.
Provide formula sheets!!!
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
He always will take the time and try to find the best way to explain a solution for the students problem/question! He has an approachable aura!
he seemed concerned if students understood or not, and was available for after class explanations
Anderson makes himself available for students and encourage lots of questions.
If we missed a homework assignment or we missed a class, he would always let us turn in the assignment later and he would gladly inform us on what we missed.
Mr. Anderson can help students solve the problems they have, and willing to answer student's question.
Professor Anderson sent out emails concerning difficult problems during class, which held proofs on why a question couldn't be worked out. He also encouraged his office hours every class to ensure that his door is always open if there were any type of problem that would occur.
Office hours and knew each students strengths/weaknesses
Was always open to our opinions and always available to office hours. We talked Math outside of the topics, and he always encouraged me to do more and pursue higher math. He is a friend. Bottom line, he was there.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes I would recommend him because he knows his stuff, he does great examples, always willing to help, and a funny and cool personality!
yes. The atmosphere was conducive for learning
Yes
Yes, funny guy and he makes math interesting.
Yes, Calculus is a very difficult class. Mr. Anderson can teach the students how to do well in this class.
Yes I would recommend Professor Anderson to students, if and only if they're as enthusiastic as he is with math, and have the patience to actually learn the material. As previously stated, this is one math class you probably won't sleep in.
Yes, for the reasons stated above.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
Mr.Anderson, you are cool and one of the best math teachers I hand and you are a cool guy with your jokes and WOW moments! You should teach math307 at manoa and I'll take it for sure !
Keep it up man! I enjoyed having you as my professor.
Thank you
Don't let his laid back bohemian style get you; hes a math poet.
18. Other comments:
Party hard over the summer Mr.Anderson and work on them jokes! You may have a WOW moment in doing so! Lol
Aloha, -Haq P.S. Never forget Haq's Law 1)If a problem takes more than 3 minutes to solve, skip it move on to the next one. 2)If its multiple choice; try guessing the answer. 3)If in total doubt, draw a slash through the problem. (AKA the slash method.)

Austin Anderson: MATH135, Fall 2013     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 135 - Elementary Functions Crn (Section): 31873 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.77 13 0.44 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (23%) 10 (77%)
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  
4.77 13 0.44 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (23%) 10 (77%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
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%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.58 13 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 3 (23%) 8 (62%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.62 13 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 3 (23%) 9 (69%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.62 13 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 3 (23%) 9 (69%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.54 13 0.78 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (15%) 2 (15%) 9 (69%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
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%)
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  
4.69 13 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 2 (15%) 10 (77%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.54 13 0.66 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 4 (31%) 8 (62%)
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?
He is fair with the students and teaches from a student point of view. He understands that math is not learned the first time taught. So he reviews over and over until we understood the material.
He explains the material to students in a way that can keep them intrigued and also helps the student better understand the material.
He is tries to be funny. He always gives an example to answer a students question to make sure they understand.
Strenghts would be his flexability to compromise with students if they were struggling.
He is BRILLIANT! He knows math so well, it's irritating. His passion for math makes the subject fun to learn. He always looks happy when he teaches and makes lame jokes that relate. He is also very easy to understand from, his teaching style is very good. And he always stays after class to help any of us that need it.
Very approachable and is very knowledgeable in the subject
Even his class was flexible and going so fast, he explain each math material properly and helped out students when they have a questions and stuff.
He understands his material to such an extent that he can explain it to others in a way that anyone could understand it. He is very helpful and funny so its keeps the students awake.
Explains things that are hard to understand, easy to talk too. And isn't so mean on the grading.
he explained lectures with detail informations.
he is very clear and thorough in his explanations of mathematical concepts and reviews them alot
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
None
I would spread out quiz take home sheets so that it gives the students enough time to finish them and the homework. Taking other courses into consideration and knowing how difficult it is to stay organized can be hard. Maybe have the homeworks due on the same days of the week?
none
Nothing!
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
Available through out the day. Understands and is fair about everything he does.
He replies on emails on time
Spoke to students or at least, shown or notices our quality of our exams.
He always stays after class to help if we have questions or need extra time on quizzes/tests. He also is available through email which helps as a student.
Always mentioning when he had office hours for students who needed help/tutoring outside of class
He explain a lot easy way to understand math, and also he brought a quiz that might help out our studies. He take a time to explain problems even the class is over.
He showed concern by giving office hours and also giving students the option of either doing homework on paper or online for those who prefer one over the other. He also offers the little time he has before the next class to help students with any questions they have.
Helped students by answering back emails and answering questions as best as he could.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
YES, by far the best math teacher I've ever had
Yes, I would recommend him to students because he takes interest in being there for his students. His office hours are very flexible unlike other courses.
I would recommend Austin to students because he is very clear when he teach
Yes, he class is well thought out and he shows acceptance of many questions.
Of course! He is one of the best math professors/ professor in general that I've had. He has a great attitude toward the subject and toward his students that it makes learning easy and fun.
Yes, his lecture is really clear and understandable. He cares about each students too.
Yes i would recommend anderson because he is a very helpful teacher and makes sure his students understand the material well enough to perform it on homeworks and tests. You will learn al lot in his classes.
Yes, I would recommend Austin Anderson to other students because he's a really nice teacher and he isn't so hard on the grading. But attandance is important for class be ashes most of the lectures are about the homework.
Yes. Anderson always answer the question from students and always tried to help students.
he addressed each students concern and explained them in a way that they could understand
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
Thanks again, I failed 103 the first time taking it due to a poor professor. I was just shy of an A this semester. Goes to show that the student reflects the teacher.
I enjoy that he has a website with all his due dates and scheduled curriculum. Austin Anderson is a kind teacher that cares for his students.
I enjoy his class because of his personality.
He is one of my favorites!
Very nice guy and friendly. ALWAYS encourages students to answer
none
That he's a very cool teacher! Very easy to talk too!
18. Other comments:
Thanks again
none
None

Austin Anderson: MATH205, Fall 2013     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 205 - Calculus I Crn (Section): 31883 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 26 1.1 Freq(%) 2 (8%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (19%) 19 (73%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.54 26 1.1 Freq(%) 2 (8%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (15%) 20 (77%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.35 26 1.13 Freq(%) 2 (8%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 7 (27%) 16 (62%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.58 26 1.1 Freq(%) 2 (8%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (12%) 21 (81%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.04 26 1.25 Freq(%) 2 (8%) 1 (4%) 4 (15%) 6 (23%) 13 (50%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.46 26 1.14 Freq(%) 2 (8%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 4 (15%) 19 (73%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.42 26 1.17 Freq(%) 2 (8%) 0 (0%) 2 (8%) 3 (12%) 19 (73%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.19 26 1.23 Freq(%) 2 (8%) 1 (4%) 2 (8%) 6 (23%) 15 (58%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.38 26 1.17 Freq(%) 2 (8%) 0 (0%) 2 (8%) 4 (15%) 18 (69%)
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  
4.27 26 1.15 Freq(%) 2 (8%) 0 (0%) 2 (8%) 7 (27%) 15 (58%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.42 26 1.14 Freq(%) 2 (8%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 5 (19%) 18 (69%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.54 26 1.1 Freq(%) 2 (8%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (15%) 20 (77%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
He helps you whenever you need help and he is easy to talk too.
He is very good teacher that really cares for his students success in class.
He is an awesome teacher, he has strong skills of leadership with good sense of humor. Very fair towards students, very flexible with make up quizzes and test. I would take his class again, fun and friendly atmosphere .
Great teacher. He is clear and thorough in his explanations and is a fair grader.
Subject knowledge, presented in an understandable way.
Very smart, helpful, encouraging. Will do what it takes to make you pass.
Austin present's the material well enough for the class to understand. He definitely doesn't teach by the book, but he relates the books concepts to the way he teaches it, which is quite enjoyable and a better way I can understand.
He doesnt show it off but he is so smart. Andin class he makes you think what to do on a problem, after that he explain us the solution
- Explains things really well and clearly - Conveys how deep and beautiful math is - Provides many opportunities for extra credit - Homework and quizzes prepare us well for exams - Really good Plus Session TA - Spontaneous, awkward jokes were hilarious and added charm
He is a math genius that empathizes and gets to heart of learning
His creativity when it comes to explaining concepts.
He teaches very clearly, is very fair, and available to help.
I think he is always polite and gentle, and try to make students understand.
Austin Anderson was one of the best teachers I've had thus far, he's super nice and laid back, but wants you to learn this Math. You can tell he really enjoys his subject matter, and is really amazed by the power of math, and wants us to be also! He tries to demonstrate examples that will "wow" us and spends much of the class time going over tough homework problems to help us out, yet still makes it through the course material without falling behind. He obviously knows what he's doing and how to run a class, while also being very laid back and easy for students to approach. He's always in his office during office hours, and provides a plus session for those who need extra help, and gives extra credit for it. His test questions are very similar to homework and quiz questions, and has a lot of open-book/group quizzes, so we can work together to figure something tough out; as well as closed-book quizzes to test us. Calculus is not easy, but Austin does a better job than most I presume at teaching this difficult material!
High-level math is an extremely difficult subject that can almost certainly suck out your soul. Despite this, Anderson consistently knew the class was in for the long haul, and was always willing to help his students. He even set up PLUS sessions, Peer-Lead unit study, for students who had an extra difficult time with the material. He tried his hardest to make sure his students would understand the material, and that effort bloody well paid off. Anderson also has a hella sense of humor, an important trait for mathematicians to keep their souls.
His ability to hold a students attention during lecture
Explains Math very well
He knows all his fields. He is good in teaching how to solve the question and telling us what is correct and is wrong.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
All the work is all new to me and I need to study alot but thats just the class. Theres nothing to really change, theres alot of homework compared to the other math classes.
no changes
nothing
Faster communication through emails and faster grading would be appreciated.
None. Keep doing what you're doing.
Being more interactive with students.
No changes are needed.
none
none
None :)
Nothing.
I can't think of too much for Austin to change to make his class better. It's all G!
None. Anderson would rank among the best teachers I've ever had. Probably the best if his subject wasn't so difficult for me.
Maybe slow down the lecture in order to offer students clarity.also do more examples of questions in stead of just a couplets questions.
Update grade book more frequently
Attendance sheet should have been given in every class.
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
He is always open to homework questions and he answers them in class this helps us alot.
He would provide PLUS sessions for the class to attend when needed help. Asks the class if they needed help on any of the homework assignments at the beginning of class.
always engage us in participation, outside class hours, plus session never missed his lecture
Willing to help students. Takes the time to explain hard topics.
Loads of help on homework and work sheets.
Made sure we understood the concepts and allowed great time to answer questions.
Austin offered his office hours opened to anybody that needed help and he was always available. He also included PLUS sessions, which were these little tutoring sessions to help students with homework and it helped prepare students for any upcoming exam or quiz.
office hours, plus session
- Although it took a while to get graded material back, it showed that he spent a lot of time looking over our work and making sure that we were doing things right. - Saves a generous portion of class time for homework questions, during which he goes over the problems step-by-step, but without giving away the answer. - Gives a lot of practice worksheets - A lot of office hours
Austin always made himself available for questions, dedicated class time to answering questions and working out specific problems with students, and gives everyone a fair shot at preparing for exams.
He puts in the Plus section and go through the homework problems.
He was very available by email and in his office, as well as before and after class.
Actually, I don't know about that because he always conserved each students' privacy and score, and I think he didn't have any concern to me.
He would be at his office hours, he would answer questions before and after class, do plenty of freebie homework questions to help us out on difficult homeworks, put up plenty of examples, have plus sessions and a few extra credit opportunities, and just wanted to spread his love for math to all of us =)
How did he not? He would always set up appointments, office hours, and PLUS sessions for struggling students. He would also occasionally waive late penalties to students he knew were really trying.
He would hold regular office hours after class.
By helping every time help is needed
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes, he is very straight forward and rarely gives you curve balls during the test.
Yes, overall he provides a good atmosphere for the class and him not being strict also helps me relax in class.
Surely I would
Yes, definitely. In my opinion, he is the best math teacher at Kapiolani Community College.
Yes. Great teacher for beginning calculus.
Yes because he is straight to the point and easy to approach.
Yes because for one his standards as a teacher are set pretty high. He knows the material to the point where he knows how to explain it to students, such as myself. He also shows that he really does enjoy the subject and he really cares for his students to succeed.
yes because he teaches calculus with fun!
Absolutely--he's a nice guy, unpretentious, brilliant, and funny. I was very scared to take Calculus for the first time, but because of how he taught it, it turned out not to be so bad--in fact, it was often satisfying to do homework.
Yes, already done! He's just very knowledgable and shows more concern in making sure that everyone is on the same page.
YES!!!
Absolutely. Clear and effective teaching, helpful and fair.
Of course! He is always kind, so if the students will register to his class, they will be satisfied.
Yes, he is an ideal math teacher for anybody at any level. Not always the easiest material to follow, it is math, but he makes it quite tolerable, and is there to help.
I would not recommend students take Calculus :P But on a serious note, if they had to, I cannot think of any way Anderson could have done better.
Yes I would he is an interesting teacher and a good attention holder.
yes because he is a good teacher
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
nothing much
Thank you
good personality, friendly and always welcome to help his students
Great job teaching.
Nothing.
He's a great teacher, funny guy, and someone that really cares for their students unlike some teachers out there.
I never liked math because I had terrible teachers all this semesters at KCC,and I thought that I was going to die with calculus but actually after I met Austin, he made me like calculus more.
Thank you for your teaching!
:] :] :] :] :]
nothing
He's and overall good guy =)
Tenure him. Now.
He is an overall great teacher.
18. Other comments:
PLUS sections were very helpful.
I rate this class a perfect!
Thanks for being such an awesome teacher!
nothing
Plus session was very helpful. We should keep having this.

Austin Anderson: MATH231, Fall 2013     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 231 - Calculus III Crn (Section): 31887 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 8 1.31 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 4 (50%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 8 0.93 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (38%) 2 (25%) 3 (38%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.38 8 1.19 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 3 (38%) 0 (0%) 4 (50%) 1 (13%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.25 8 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 4 (50%) 3 (38%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.13 8 0.99 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (38%) 1 (13%) 4 (50%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.88 8 1.25 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 0 (0%) 3 (38%) 3 (38%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 8 1.07 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 1 (13%) 3 (38%) 3 (38%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.38 8 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (63%) 3 (38%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.38 8 0.74 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 3 (38%) 4 (50%)
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  
4.38 8 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (63%) 3 (38%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 8 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (50%) 4 (50%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.38 8 0.74 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 3 (38%) 4 (50%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
Anderson was always available to help. It was extremely helpful that he had multiple office hours on different days. I never had to worry about not being able to come in if I had questions/concerns. I also liked that he enforced as much homework as he did. I learn math by actually *doing* math and the homework, as long as they were, ensured that I really learned the material thoroughly. I also liked that he allowed limited notes on the exams instead of making us mindlessly memorize formulas.
I can tell he enjoys his profession as a math teacher because he is enthusiastic about his work. He will always try to finish up a problem and if he can't at the moment he will get back to it the next lecture. He is a fair teacher and grade.
Knows the material.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
I think to do the lectures more conceptually and less homework problems. I think the more problems there are the more focus of having the homework done tends to happen than getting the concepts gets in the way. I think more review at the end of week would help.
Perhaps to plan example problems presented in class in advance. I felt we spent a lot of time figuring out why we didn't get the right answer, which, in a way is good, but also very confusing. Some times I left class more confused than when I arrived.
I suggest lessen up the amount of homework problems just by a couple but overall nothing should be changed because his way of teaching is effective.
Encourage more class participation
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
He was always there to help, encouraged questions and interaction in class, and was also available outside of class via email and office hours.
He would get back to you on a problem the next time with even clear instructions and procedures on how to solve the problem. He wouldn't give a ridiculous type of problem. All his work and problems are reasonable and challenging.
Gave extra time to do quizzes when we weren't prepared for them.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes, his expectations are clear and his schedule for learning the material isn't too aggressive/fast paced. He has set up his class for you to learn the material thoroughly.
Yes I would recommend other students to him because he is very knowledgeable in his field and he teaches you in ways that is understandable and easy to get. His work load and quizzes prepare you for the exam.
Yes and no. This was his first time teaching Math 231 so it's understandable he wasn't the best at teaching the material. Other than that good teacher!
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
His math related to physics applications could be stronger. It seemed like some of what we were presented conflicted somewhat with what I had previously learned in PHYS 170 and 270.
Mr.Anderson is very cool and understanding. Feels like he is one of the students!
Keep up the good work and more extra credit problems please!
18. Other comments:
See you next semester Mr.Anderson.

Austin Anderson: MATH206, Summer II 2013     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 206 - Calculus II Crn (Section): 35129 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.25 4 1.71 Freq(%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 1 (25%) 1 (25%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.5 4 1.73 Freq(%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 1 (25%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.25 4 1.71 Freq(%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 1 (25%) 1 (25%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.5 4 1.73 Freq(%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 1 (25%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.5 4 1.91 Freq(%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
2.75 4 1.71 Freq(%) 1 (25%) 1 (25%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.5 4 1.73 Freq(%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 1 (25%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.5 4 1.73 Freq(%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 1 (25%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.5 4 1.73 Freq(%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 1 (25%)
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  
3.5 4 1.73 Freq(%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 1 (25%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.5 4 1.73 Freq(%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 1 (25%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.5 4 1.73 Freq(%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 1 (25%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
He knows the subject very well and he tries to teach it to the best of his abilities.
Good communication and understanding of student's needs, and easy to approach
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
Cover more examples and different examples as well so the students could understand how to do various problems.
Because of the difficulty of the course, explain material/procedures/steps more clearly and organize. Other than that, good teacher.
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
He offered help on homework questions that students didn't understand.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
I would recommend Mr. Anderson to students because he is a good teacher and seems to really care about his students.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
He's a good teacher and he reminds me of Brian from the backstreet boys.
Good teacher
18. Other comments:
No survey responses were found.

Austin Anderson: MATH103, Spring 2013     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 103 - Fundamentals of Coll Algebra Crn (Section): 33988 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.53 15 0.64 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 5 (33%) 9 (60%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.79 15 0.43 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (20%) 11 (73%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 15 0.41 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (20%) 12 (80%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 15 0.41 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (20%) 12 (80%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.73 15 0.46 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (27%) 11 (73%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.6 15 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 4 (27%) 10 (67%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 15 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (33%) 10 (67%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.73 15 0.46 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (27%) 11 (73%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.87 15 0.35 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (13%) 13 (87%)
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  
4.73 15 0.46 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (27%) 11 (73%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 15 0.62 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 3 (20%) 11 (73%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 15 0.41 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (20%) 12 (80%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
Helping students to understand the work that they need to do. Explains things well. Outside access as well.
His teaching are clear and easy understanding which makes me not to be confused in the materials.
He knew a lot about the course he was teaching and helped students that needed assistance.
Very good at presenting the material in a clear concise way making it easy to understand
He is a mathematician. He tries to answer all of his students questions.
Makes coming to class fun, he is always upbeat and seems to genuinely enjoy teaching math.
Understanding the material and personal techniques used for students to understand the material further than what is presented in our textbooks.
very good. lectures are well-organized and clear, very easy to follow and understand.
Very helpful and utilizes different teaching styles
He's fair, flexible, knowledgable, able to adapt to the students learning style.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
None.
No changes.
wear more professional attire
before an exam we do a review but that review does not cover all of the lessons we learned in that chapter. we only do 2-3 questions which was not enough for me to pass the exam. we should have an extra credit :)
A better push to ask students, to question the material, right after he finishes an equation. I find that asking the students "do you guys get that" is a good push to encourage questioning, but I think that can need some work to encourage questioning even further.
Respond to emails quicker.
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
He showed concearns for his students by explaining things over again until the students understand it. And he wasn't too lean on grading the the test and exams.
He helped the students how had any questions carefully.
He would offer help to people that received low scores on tests and assignments.
By answering all their questions
he stayed after class to answer our questions
He would personally ask the student face to face of their concern. His patience to help the student after class of a question. He would explain the question of the concern student more than what is needed. I think that's a good quality,just in case the question was not fulfilled. He would email students and reply promptly too.
a very nice teacher, will help students according to everyone's particular needs.
always willing to help students in class and out of class
After explaining my situation he was able to accommodate me of which I was extremely greatful for.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes, i would recommended him to other students b/c he teaches the class well. And this class went by really fast!
I will recommend him because his teaching is really good. His class is good organized, clear, and the homework and quiz also made me to understand the material deeply.
I would recommend him to students because he made the material easy to understand and he is an entertaining teacher.
Yes. He is an excellent teacher.
yes because he is a great teacher!
I would because his teachings are not boring. I can hear his voice while he lectures. Easily Accessible to talk to him face to face in his office for any concerns and questions.
definitely yes.
Yes, he is very helpful and class is well-organized
I would recommend Austin because he is easy going, knowledgeable in his field, desires his students to succeed, always prompt and at school.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
Hes a very awesome teacher!!!!!
He is a great teacher.
he makes math a little bit fun by making corny jokes sometimes or sometimes he try so hard to be funny that it should not be funny but it is! haha :)
I enjoy his mood during class. I don't feel as pressured from his expectations, but encourages to do our best. He's flexible with circumstances about reasonable excuse and understanding to boot.
He takes what the staff development workshops and science teachers suggest to math teachers and implements their suggestions and concerns in class.
18. Other comments:
None.
I enjoy his class and would like to register for math 140 class too.
a really good teacher.
Thank you for making math a better experience for me as math is not an easy subject for me.

Austin Anderson: MATH135, Spring 2013     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 135 - Elementary Functions Crn (Section): 33997 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.56 9 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (44%) 5 (56%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.56 9 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (44%) 5 (56%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.56 9 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (44%) 5 (56%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 9 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 1 (11%) 7 (78%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.44 9 0.73 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 3 (33%) 5 (56%)
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 9 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (33%) 6 (67%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.89 9 0.33 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 8 (89%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 9 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (33%) 6 (67%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 9 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (33%) 6 (67%)
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  
4.78 9 0.44 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (22%) 7 (78%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 9 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (33%) 6 (67%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.89 9 0.33 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 8 (89%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
Austin Anderson's strengths are learning how to give us examples and explain the subject well when someone asks a question. I like how when we have a worksheet he doesn't give us the correct or wrong answer he makes us communicate with other classmate and do it together.
Very helpful
Anderson is an awesome teacher. He is brilliant, and enthusiastic about teaching math. Never has he allowed any type of personal troubles or conflicts influence the delivery of his lectures. Always keeps it professional.. Always keeps his cool.
Love for math, relates well with students, wants students to succeed.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
I would suggest that he does a recap for every class the next day so that it can refresh our memory for the lesson he is going to teach.
none
None! Excellent professor!
None
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
He asked us in class if we have any questions about what he just taught and he asks us to stay after class if we have any further questions that we are not familiar with.
Always willing to help students out. Very personable
Prof. Anderson ALWAYS answered the questions he was asked, and to the best of his ability (no half- ass answers, ya know?) He always stayed several minutes after class to answer any other questions. Frequently reminded us about his office hours in case we needed help outside of class. Prompt replies to email.
Made accommodations
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
I would because he explained the course very well and efficiently.
Yes, always helpful
Absolutely! I already do recommend him to other students because I know he is capable of teaching students math in a way that can be understood.
Yes because he wants students to learn and succeed, fair, knowledgeable and is willing to help.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
He is a great teacher.
Austin Anderson needs to teach 140 in the Fall..!! He also deserves a raise! Excellent Excellent dudee.
Thank you! I may end up furthering my math classes because of the wonderful experience I had taking two accelerated classes with him and overcame my fears of math.
18. Other comments:
Maybe you can teach 140 too.

Austin Anderson: MATH205, Spring 2013     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 205 - Calculus I Crn (Section): 34008 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.55 11 0.69 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 3 (27%) 7 (64%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.64 11 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 2 (18%) 8 (73%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.27 11 0.9 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (27%) 2 (18%) 6 (55%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.64 11 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 2 (18%) 8 (73%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.73 11 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 1 (9%) 9 (82%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.36 11 1.03 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 1 (9%) 2 (18%) 7 (64%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.64 11 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 2 (18%) 8 (73%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.55 11 0.82 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (18%) 1 (9%) 8 (73%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.64 11 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 2 (18%) 8 (73%)
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  
4.56 11 0.73 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 2 (18%) 6 (55%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.45 11 0.82 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (18%) 2 (18%) 7 (64%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.55 11 0.82 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (18%) 1 (9%) 8 (73%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
Austin is a terrific teacher. Although this is a hard class, he simplifies it and explains everything in detail. He's also friendly and easy to approach.
Best math teacher I've ever had.
His strengths as a teacher are knowing his subject pretty well and be able to explain it to his students.
He knows his stuff and empathizes
Expression
Very patient and willing to help! Very flexible.
math, understanding students needs in homework and tests
Giving students opportunity to make up quizzes and homework. Giving chances to student.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
none
Please do not combine chap 2, 3, 4 and 5 for the final. You can split it into two parts.
None
Tell us the date of quizzes on syllabus Students can miss the class for some reasons but he tells the date of tests in class That is unfair
more extra credit on tests
If he can be little more organize and little more prompt to grading papers, it will be appreciated.
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
He takes time to help students comprehend the material, and listens to students' concerns.
He is available for students to come and see him after class and in his office hour.
Grades fairly Offers help Makes sure everyone's on the same page
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helps students in and out of class
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes. I think he's a very good choice for those who truly wanna learn the subject matter.
yes, he is a great teacher because whatever he lectures in class will be on the exam.
Yes! Grades fairly Offers help Makes sure everyone's on the same page Knows how to filter material Knows how to teach what needs to be known instead of just blasting students with ridiculously hard questions; he is more concerned with students understanding concepts
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yes
Yes, had fun. Trying to have students participate in class was fun.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
Very easy to understand and learn from
The test practices help me to prepare for the exams and give me a heads up for what the exams will be like.
awesome! :]
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none
if the prizes for the group activity was extra-credit, may be better!! =)
18. Other comments:
Thanks for offering extra credit, Anderson! It helps a lot! Also, I think the group game that we play before taking the test is helpful and challenging! Thanks for the expired noodle! Haha I am just kidding :) Have a good summer and thanks for all the lectures and the help!
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He made love math again! Denis Perusse made me hate math. Austin was clear about course objectives, unlike Dennis.
Tahina, the "PLUS" tutor for the class, was very helpful. The class was relatively easy, but it might be good to cover some more advanced material in case students wish to transfer to UH after Calc I.
none
Thank you. enjoyed your class and had fun.

Austin Anderson: MATH232, Spring 2013     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 232 - Calculus IV Crn (Section): 34013 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.82 11 0.4 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (18%) 9 (82%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.64 11 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (36%) 7 (64%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.82 11 0.4 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (18%) 9 (82%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.82 11 0.4 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (18%) 9 (82%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.73 11 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 1 (9%) 9 (82%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.82 11 0.4 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (18%) 9 (82%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.91 11 0.3 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 10 (91%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.82 11 0.4 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (18%) 9 (82%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.73 11 0.47 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (27%) 8 (73%)
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  
4.64 11 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 2 (18%) 8 (73%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.73 11 0.47 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (27%) 8 (73%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.82 11 0.4 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (18%) 9 (82%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
Knowledge of subject, understanding of student's needs, reviews material, tests very related to homework, good examples in lectures.
good explaining, willing to help students after class.
Good teacher, uses a variety of methods to encourage learning. Makes class participation easy. Knows his stuff.
n/a
Clear at explaining. Good at answering questions. Good at returning work quickly. DIdn't miss any classes. I felt he was "on it."
His personality and optimism on a subject that can easily confuse students.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
Class time was too early.
should solve more problems in class
n/a
Good idea with the ice breaker... always improve the classroom experience to motivate students.
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
Goes over questions on homework, reviews fundamentals, allows students to ask him or each other for help on quizzes and worksheets to supplement homework, keeps tests close to homework, fair grader.
willing to help students in class hour even though it ends earlier
Always checking to make sure people are following the material. Very patient with any questions and very approachable.
n/a
I think graded homework is pretty awesome. It is something I know takes a lot of time for teachers to do but is really helpfull for students to stay motivated.
People often say that every question is a good question. Some teachers in the past have discouraged students from participating. Prof. Anderson was able to get the class attention even at 8 in the morning! Would encourage students and improve our math skills.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes he makes math easier to learn and not too much for a higher level class.
yes, he is one of the best teacher I have met
Yes, good teacher who cares about his students.
n/a
yes, good teacher and I felt like I gained the knowledge I needed to move on in math.
Yes, because he knows the material and can convey the information in a way that helps students understand the material
Yes. All around amazing experience!
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
One of the best math professors at KCC.
nothing
Very nice, friendly, and knows his stuff, would definitely take another class from him again.
n/a
Keep up the good work!
18. Other comments:
nothing
n/a
Thank you for a great semester and opening up my mind with a greater knowledge of Mathematics.

Austin Anderson: MATH103, Fall 2012     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 103 - Fundamentals of Coll Algebra Crn (Section): 31613 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 12 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (25%) 9 (75%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.58 12 0.51 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (42%) 7 (58%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.58 12 0.51 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (42%) 7 (58%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 12 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (33%) 8 (67%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.58 12 0.51 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (42%) 7 (58%)
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 12 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (33%) 8 (67%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 12 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (33%) 8 (67%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 12 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (33%) 8 (67%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.64 12 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (33%) 7 (58%)
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  
4.33 12 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 6 (50%) 5 (42%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 12 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (50%) 6 (50%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 12 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (50%) 6 (50%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
Mr. Anderson's major strengths are his passion for mathematics, his excitement on the topic, and his care for his students to want to use math. I think that all these components helped me to do well in his Math 103 course.
he knows what his talking about and knows how to make a class laugh.
Good Teacher. Really helps students, understands students
Clearly teaching style, nice and patient.
Very awesome professor. I enjoyed math 103 with him. he speaks very well. he was always available to ask questions.
He is very good at teaching. His teaching style is so clear and easy to understand. He is encouraging and an all around great teacher.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
I don't really have any changes for Anderson's Math 103 course because it did well for me and allowed to become more confident in this math area. I was able to even help other students with math.
None
none. Great Professor!
None
none
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
He showed concern for his students by answering emails in a timely manner, making sure we knew that anytime we needed help that he would be available, and trying to get us more involved in using math on a daily basis.
he always asks students if they understand everything, if not he will go over it again and again.
Help with homework Going out of his way to answer questions of ours
He offers lots of help to students, we can ask him question and he will help you very patiently.
always there to answer questions.
He always stayed after to help show us how to do problem we may have had questions about. He was available through email.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
I would recommend Anderson's Math 103 course to most students because he teaches it well and can cause students to become better math students. I know that I did pretty well in Math 103 and I appreciated his course as well as how he got me to like math more than before.
yes because he is very down to earth and a good/ funny teacher.
Yes, Fun and will learn a lot.
Recommend. As I am an international student, I strongly recommend his class. Very clearly and easy to understand his words.
Yes. hes a great professor. haha
Yes I would! This is one of the best math classes I ever took. It was my second time taking the course and it was much better then the first time I took it from another professor.
Absolutely. He is very knowledgeable in his subject no matter what level you are at. He is able to break down the lesson into segments that are easily understandable and not so intimidating. He made math fun.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
No I don't have anything else to say because I think I spoke enough.
Great guy, teaches well, and cares about his students
If Mr.Anderson can give us more extra credits, I will be very happy, because I can make up the mistakes I did on tests.
Thank you for a awesome class! =)
He is one of the few really good math teachers I have had in my schooling career.
18. Other comments:
No survey responses were found.

Austin Anderson: MATH135, Fall 2012     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 135 - Elementary Functions Crn (Section): 31629 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.25 13 0.75 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (15%) 5 (38%) 5 (38%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.23 13 0.83 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 0 (0%) 7 (54%) 5 (38%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.62 13 1.12 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 3 (23%) 2 (15%) 5 (38%) 3 (23%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.54 13 0.66 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 4 (31%) 8 (62%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.46 13 0.66 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 5 (38%) 7 (54%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.77 13 1.09 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 2 (15%) 3 (23%) 4 (31%) 4 (31%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.15 13 0.99 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 2 (15%) 4 (31%) 6 (46%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.54 13 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (46%) 7 (54%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.54 13 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (46%) 7 (54%)
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  
4.31 13 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 7 (54%) 5 (38%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.54 13 0.66 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 4 (31%) 8 (62%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.69 13 0.48 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (31%) 9 (69%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
He is very clear in his lectures and teaches in a good style.
He communicates ideas clearly and directly without using jargon unnecessarily. To help his current group of students steer clear of common pitfalls, he often points out common mistakes that past students have made. This is extremely useful. One of the best instructors I've had in a college course.
Austin Anderson knows the material a bit and hes a nice guy
He is funny and patient to every students. he slways help us if we need. his class is easy to understand and learn.
He is very patient
Mr. Austin's major strengths are his passion for mathematics, his eagerness to demonstrate realms of math, and his overall demeanor as an instructor.
Making sure we knew not to make certain horrible and common mistakes! I amke them so much less frequently now!
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
None
Move a little faster in the accelerated course. Would like to have more problems to work with during lecture.
1) It would improve this course if he were more organized, and timely with his quizzes. 2) Minimizing unnecessary classroom chatter would be very helpful. It is difficult to concentrate on the material being presented when groups of students are talking or socializing during lectures or Q&A.
I would say pick up the pace, its an Accelerated Class. Also while having the quick pace, Keep the student interested in your work and not a thing to just do quickly and forget about it later.
No,keep going.
I would suggest that he should try to make the teaching a little less complicated with his particular pace, organization of the material, his focus on particular topics, and how everything gets displayed. I feel that somethings that he was teaching was a bit more complicated then needed to be and he kind put more confusion as well as scare into his students then needed to be.
Shutting up people like Kenyetta. She went on magical mystery tours or would try and show off what she knew. It was super distracting and would waste time sometimes. some questions helped... but... it was offensive to all my senses and when it is a test review day or an otherwise pressed for time class and she keeps blabbing on it is hard not to shout at her to shut up!
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
He always asked if students had any questions regarding the course.
He was available when needed and provided info.
He shows concern about his students that when they need help he has the the way or method to help out the students.
He email me and answer my question on time. he always help me to work on quiz.
He is always willing to explain clearly and repeat the explanation until we understand the materials. He also always gives us work sheet to practice solving problems before exam.
Mr. Anderson tried to make sure that all students know that he is always available in the STEM Center and around KCC if anyone needs him.
Offered office hours and reviewing problematic material
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes, because he teaches in a easy way to understand math.
Sure, why not. Austin is a cool guy to deal with.
If you already know the material. It could be an easy A, but if you don't know the material then i would take someone that harder.
Yes. I really learned more about math from him.
Yes, because he is a good math teacher. Math is not easy and not everybody will pick it up easily. He is the right person to learn with. He loves helping his students to understand and love math.
I would recommend him to students that are pretty well-versed in math because if you are a student that math isn't your strong suit you may get lost easily. His course is better for math students that know it well because he speaks more towards the well math minded person.
ABSOLUTELY! He is the 'EASIEST' math professor I have EVER had. NOT. He isn't the easiest... but he taught the material so well and made sure we really understood what mattered and what would be homework material and test material. If information was extranneous he let it go. He didn't waste time on proofs. He just taught what mattered. So was he the EASIEST. No. But did I actually LEARN so that succeeding was easy? YES. The way he handled so many parts of the class; I ACTUALLY LEARNED instead of memorized. He also kept the material and class super low key and chill which sounds bad but it helped remove test anxiety and math anxiety which can be huge problems alone, but one can give birth to or wake up the other and create an ugly math test anxiety monster hybrid. I always felt 'safe' in this class. No worries. I knew I was being well prepared.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
None
He has a good mind and a good heart when it comes to the students, i would say he needs a little work on time management.
Thank you.
Not really I think I have spoken enough.
18. Other comments:
None
Keep up the good work, capture your students attention, and keep a good pace.

Austin Anderson: MATH205, Fall 2012     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 205 - Calculus I Crn (Section): 31655 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.13 8 0.35 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (88%) 1 (13%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.63 8 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (38%) 5 (63%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.38 8 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (63%) 3 (38%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.38 8 0.74 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 3 (38%) 4 (50%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 8 0.76 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 4 (50%) 2 (25%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.25 8 0.46 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (75%) 2 (25%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.38 8 0.74 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 3 (38%) 4 (50%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.88 8 0.64 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 5 (63%) 1 (13%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.13 8 0.64 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 5 (63%) 2 (25%)
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  
4.0 8 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 6 (75%) 1 (13%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.25 8 0.46 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (75%) 2 (25%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.25 8 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 4 (50%) 3 (38%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
He is good at explain.
Knows content and passionate about it.
ability to communicate with students and knowledge in the subject
He knows what he's teaching and he provides help to students when needed. He also tries to make sure we know the material.
He's very well educated in his field so he can answer every question you have on the course. Very laid back as well so as long as you put an effort you'll pass.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
No
no
Assignments and overall grade access.
shorter assignments but due more frequently. It's probably just me but I had a hard time with some of the homework mostly due to the fact that I tried to cram it in the night before it was due. That's why I think more homework due maybe every other class would have given me more incentive than one large homework due every other week.
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
He ask do we have any questions on the assignments, if do, he teaches us patiently.
Set up meeting
being availble outside of class to ask for more help and having a PLUS session
Informed us of PLUS sessions and tried to explain the material as thoroughly as possible.
He offered extra credit and always reviewed for quizzes and exams a few days before the exam. Always said what we should study and constantly asked if anyone needed questions. From day one he told everyone that it wasn't an easy class but tried his best to carry everyone through till the last day.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes. Because he teaches well
yes
Kind of difficult to meet up with study person because of schedule conflict
Yes,because he is clear in what you need to know to pass, homework actually helps with the quizzes and exams.
Yes, he's a great teacher and he has good teaching methods.
Yes. I've had several math teachers at KCC but Anderson definitely is one of the best ones I've had. His grading is very lenient on students that make an effort. He wants you to pass but at the same time he makes sure you are able to go into the next level of math.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
nothing
no
I miss his long hair. Also wish he'd teach Calculus 2 at KCC, I'd definitely take his class.
18. Other comments:
no
That's all.

Austin Anderson: MATH232, Fall 2012     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 232 - Calculus IV Crn (Section): 31662 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 8 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 0 (0%) 7 (88%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.88 8 0.35 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 7 (88%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 8 0.76 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 2 (25%) 5 (63%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.88 8 0.35 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 7 (88%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 8 0.46 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 6 (75%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.63 8 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (38%) 5 (63%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 8 0.46 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 6 (75%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.88 8 0.35 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 7 (88%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.88 8 0.35 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 7 (88%)
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  
4.88 8 0.35 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 7 (88%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 8 0.46 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 6 (75%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.88 8 0.35 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 7 (88%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
Good hw problems knows material
He is kind and comes prepared to teach. He also clearly enjoys the subject.
Given this is Professor Anderson's first semester teaching Calculus 4, I felt that he did a decent job. He utilized various methods to present the course material including class lecture, homework, quizzes, and group work. I am confident that with time his teaching methods and course material will change accordingly to best fit the material of this course.
He is helpful
Always available to help, and knew subject materials.
Great at explaining material
He knows the subject really well and can teach it so that we understand.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
be more prepared for class and teach material fully
None, one of the better instructors at KCC
I would recommend involving more group work in this course. The material is tough and I found the group work exercises to be the most helpful. It also breaks up the class lecture since the length of this class is longer than usual.
N/A
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
He graded fairly and offered office hours
He would always be willing to spend extra time to help a student understand the material
He has consistent office hours. He also recommends outside sources or math material to help students if they need a review of earlier math material or additional help outside of office hours.
N/A
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes, because he is a great teacher that knows his material
Yes, very much. One of the best math teachers at KCC
Yes. The pace of his course is doable. He is patient with students and encourages participation from the class.
Yes
Yes. He is an awesome teacher
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
I would recommend that he continue to teach higher level math courses.
N/A
18. Other comments:
Intense semester. Appreciate the challenge. I'll remember that Calculus 2 material is important FOREVER.

Austin Anderson: MATH140, Summer I 2012     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 140 - Trigonometry/Analytic Geometry Crn (Section): 35023 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.36 11 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 5 (45%) 5 (45%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.64 11 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (36%) 7 (64%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.36 11 0.92 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 0 (0%) 4 (36%) 6 (55%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.36 11 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 5 (45%) 5 (45%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.36 11 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 5 (45%) 5 (45%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.11 9 0.93 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 0 (0%) 5 (56%) 3 (33%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.45 11 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (55%) 5 (45%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.36 11 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 5 (45%) 5 (45%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.55 11 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (45%) 6 (55%)
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  
4.64 11 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 2 (18%) 8 (73%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.55 11 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (45%) 6 (55%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.6 10 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (40%) 6 (60%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
gives lots of examples and many examples similar to our homework
He offers an atmospere where student's feel relaxed. He takes the time to explain concepts that are not clearly understood.
I was actually suprised how well behaved the class was and suspect it had much to do with the timeframe. However, it may have been that Austin is a self effacing teacher that presented a non- threatening atmosphere to the students. As it was the class was very conducive to learning.
Explains well and encourages students.
good example
He made the class interesting.
As a teacher, Prof. Anderson's major strengths tend to be that he is willing to prepare available resources (himself and his webpage specifically)in order to help his students succeed. He also gives out a much needed break in class in order for his students to get their bearings before the second half of the lecture. In this way, his strengths tend toward getting us to absorb the information as best as possible while allowing time outside of class for questions concerning the homework.
Good atmosphere, easy to understand.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
None
He could be a little more organized with his lectures. This was a summer class, and there was alot of materials to get through. I would also suggest that there is a limit to how long individual students take up class time with their homework questions.
Maybe not too many. Although I do believe that he could be more demanding of us students.
no
One possible change that I have to Prof. Anderson is if his webpage URL was put on the board for the entire summer course so that people will know. This is pretty minor in and of itself since most people can just visit him during office hours to get their questions answered up front.
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
Encouraged us to use his office hours.
He is always willing to help his students and wants them to learn the material. His lectures are interesting and he give practical applications for the math being taught.
He made himself available to discuss discrepancies with our homework tool, namely MyMathLab, which can be somewhat challenging.
He always made sure all students questions were answered. Always available for help.
write on white board with explain
He had office hours after his class and he constantly told us about his office hours and where he would be at certain times of the day.
Prof. Anderson shows concern for his students through his break time sessions and for going over some tough quiz questions to help us prepare for the next one. The five minute break sessions are there for when we need time to do an in-class worksheet or to just simply take a break so that we would be refreshed for the second half of the day's lesson. Him going over quiz questions allows us to understand our mistakes so we don't repeat them on the next major quiz or test. He wants us to succeed and he has the strategies for it.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes, he was able to explain lots of concepts so I could understand. He was very helpful
I would definitely recommend him to other students. He is a gifted teeacher and makes everyone feel welcome in his class.
Yes. He is pretty calm and does not appear to get flustered with us when we didn't understand the work.
Yes. Everything is broken down and taught so the students can apply the concepts to real life.
yes. i could learn a lot of things from him
Yes. He is a great teacher. He allows us to work with each other to figure out problems, so we would know what we did wrong and what other ideas other students had to solve the problems.
I would definitely recommend Prof. Anderson to other students because unlike other Math 140 professors in the main branch of UH (the Manoa branch), he actually makes his lessons easy to understand and does so in a timely manner. His class is also relatively easy to pass so if someone has trouble passing Math 140 at UH Manoa, they can go to him in order to get similar results for half the costs. That and the fact that he is made easily available after class for questions makes students feel comfortable knowing that there is help.
I recommend his class to my friends.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
Prof. Anderson pretty much summarizes what most students should see in a reasonable math teacher. The fact that he teaches at a community college makes him more valuable since going to his class costs less than if someone was to attend class at UH Manoa like I did. An overall great teacher to finish your Math 140 course, especially over the summer.
18. Other comments:
I have had him for two classes. This summer term, he seemed a bit preoccupied when teaching. He made a few mistakes when putting problems up on the board. He had to constantly correct himself and mention that he made a mistake. This is the first time that he has been a bit "flighty" for a class.

Austin Anderson: MATH205, Summer I 2012     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 205 - Calculus I Crn (Section): 35024 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.7 10 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 8 (80%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 10 0.42 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 8 (80%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 10 0.42 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 8 (80%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.7 10 0.48 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 7 (70%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.7 10 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 8 (80%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.7 10 0.48 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 7 (70%)
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  
4.3 10 0.82 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 3 (30%) 5 (50%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
Austin Anderson provided the students with many opportunities to be successful in class. He answered many questions with considerable intelligence and allowed the students to make sure that they understand the material that is being covered. Generally, Professor Anderson showed his willingness to help out any student who might have trouble with any problems and he explains the ways to solve them in the most concise way. Another important benefit that I have with him as my instructor is the ability to communicate with other students and get them to participate in the class activities. The lesson plans that he brings to class daily really works out well for many students because they are hands-on approaches that essentially help out with every situation. On some days, the main activity might be a lecture and some others might involve a worksheet that covers the concepts which are going to be on the homework assignment. But the major point is that the activity provides a better picture of what is being demonstrated within the section.
he is able to communicate really welll to the students & reach out to them like no other math professor i have has been able to do. he made math fun & made me want to come to class & learn.
He's cool and smart.
He understands that Calculus can be difficult for most students and explains difficult math concepts in a way that one can understand.
Mr. Anderson is a very knowledgeable teacher. He does a great job at explaining the objective of the subject matter and thoroughly explains reasonings to why things need to be done. He also does numerous examples of the section.
He was able to translate techniques for dealing with math problems into very understandable terms. Even with coming into the class with little to no foundation in calculus, he encouraged students to work together in order to learn easier during worksheet sessions.
always helps his students.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
The only change that I suggest to Austin Anderson is making sure that there are no mistakes when it comes to correcting homework and exams. Sometimes I noticed that there might be a few questions that are marked wrong even though they might be correct. So I think it would be a good idea for Professor Anderson to take his time correcting the work to minimize these errors.
none :)
Don't assign even number problems, its easier to learn as you go when you can check answers as you go--builds a stronger base.
none.
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none
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
Professor Anderson wants to make sure that every student understands the concepts of Calculus because there are many rules found within this level of Math that are new to many students. He does this by doing several examples that are covered and going over them after the students listen to the lecture. Occasionally, Professor Anderson gives a question to the class and they answer it with similar approaches.
he always gave us time to work on assignments with him or other classmates and he made sure we understood the material. he always started the day by asking if we had any questions on previous lecture or homework assignments & was sure to address them.
He always answers everyone's questions and gives each student his full attention when helping them.
He lets us know when he too thinks a problem is hard to do.
He always asked us if there is anything we do not understand. And if there is something a student does not catch on to, he explains it again in another way. He also reminds us nearly every other day that he is available for tutoring during his office hours.
He always answered any questions or concerns and even stayed pass the end of class in order to help students with any problems they may be having with homework.
always went over homework problems.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
I would highly recommend Austin Anderson to other students because he is an excellent Math teacher who really knows the ideas and concepts very well. Usually when I have a question, he is willing and able to provide in-depth, concise answers that really help me understand the ideas of Algebra and Calculus. Furthermore, Professor Anderson is very outgoing and enthusiastic about the topics that are covered in class and he is definitely passionate working with the students. So I think that anyone who is interested in learning many new, exciting Math concepts should attend or enroll in one of his classes.
i would highly recommend him to anyone, math majors, or anyone else who just needs to get through a few math courses. im sure anyone would enjoy his class whether or not they like math.
Yes and no. Yes because he is really a nice, funny guy and the atmosphere he creates in his class makes it a comfortable environment and you don't feel embarrassed for asking questions, and because he's smart, and you can tell he's smart... But, no because his lesson plan is kind of messy and unorganized, so if structure helps, he doesn't.
Yes, he is reasonable and fair
Yes. He has a great teaching style.
Yes, he's a very good teacher that shows concern for his students. He also creates an atmosphere great for learning.
yes because he teaches the material well and will give out many examples.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
I would like to thank Professor Anderson for being his student during the past 2 semesters. There are many ideas and concepts that I learned from his classes and I would be delighted to be in any future class that he might be teaching.
n/a.
He did a great job teaching Math 205
18. Other comments:
n/a.
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Austin Anderson: MATH135, Spring 2012     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 135 - Elementary Functions Crn (Section): 34020 (0)     34320 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.59 32 0.76 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (5%) 2 (6%) 6 (19%) 11 (55%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.35 20 0.59 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (3%) 11 (55%) 25 (78%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.41 32 0.91 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 11 (55%) 8 (40%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.69 32 0.59 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (6%) 6 (19%) 12 (60%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.59 32 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (9%) 8 (40%) 9 (45%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 20 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (5%) 0 (0%) 11 (55%) 19 (59%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 20 0.51 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (6%) 10 (50%) 25 (78%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.3 20 0.66 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (9%) 10 (50%) 20 (63%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.47 19 0.61 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (3%) 1 (5%) 8 (42%) 24 (75%)
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  
4.15 20 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (3%) 3 (15%) 6 (19%) 24 (75%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.65 31 0.61 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (5%) 7 (23%) 9 (45%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.78 32 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (16%) 12 (60%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
- easy to approach - eager to help students understand the material - always asks if students have any questions or anything that needs to be expalined more in depth - class notes are clear and concice
He knew his material and was very thoughtful for his students.
Excellent teacher. Makes class comfortable. Math is a hard subject and he was able to explain at everyone's level.
knew math very well and was prepared to answer any questions
Helpful, understanding,
Anderson's major strength is that he knows his area very well and knowledgable.
Great all around well rounded math machine
He knows his material. He is help students. Knows when students need a break so the material sinks in.
His strength's are being able to take complicated material and make more understandable to everyone in the class.
Very clear lectures and structure. Great teaching style that creates a comfortable environment and encourages individual growth.
Entertaining.
Great Help, There when ever your need help. Always available.
Organized, knew subject very well, and willing to help anytime.
Professor Anderson is fair in giving ample amount of time for completion of assignments and studying for exams. Super cool instructor. He makes learning fun and gives us simple tricks to help us remember steps. Really enjoyed his class and definitely would take him for higher level math classes.
He is very nice, and fair, and approachable.
He knows his subject well and goes over materials specifically before exams.He gives the students chances to work together in class with quizzes. Also, he has study guides for students to prepare for exams.
Good personality
interacts with students really well.
Helpfull
He is kind, treats everyone fairly, and says the material in a way that is understandable.
He clearly shows that he knows the material. He's great at explaining the material in a way that students can understand easily. He also makes students feel comfortable and his class always has a great atmosphere.
He's patient, understanding and takes extra time to make sure you understand the concepts.
Makes comfortable atmosphere, gives grades fairly, provides good explanations.
his major strengths is that he clearly goes over whats going to be on the tests about a week before we take it, and he always reminds us about due dates for homeworks as well as when quizzes and tests are way before they come up
Austin Anderson's love of math shines through everytime he teaches. He makes learning math fun and interesting.
He explained all subject material well and went over sections thoroughly.
His enthusiasm for math showed and made the process less stressful.
He goes into detail over each section.
Professor really knows his subject and he try really hard to teach us what we need to know
Mr. Anderson is always available for students to talk to. He is very fair in his grading and knows the coursework.
He knew his material, always gives us a review before a test, and if anything he would help us when we don't understand.
His strengths were having students learn in an effective way with other students in the class with in class worksheets.
He knows the subject he teaches very well. He gives examples to help with his lessons and he answers any questions a student may have. He is patient.
Austin was knowledgeable of his course and was able to get students to participate. Informed students when the dates of assignments and tests are due.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
None
could make students participate more during class
I bought the book for nothing. It would've been better if he assigned some work from the book also.
none
Spend more time explaining topics that are difficult to understand.
It would be to have a review sheets maybe a week or two before exams to help us understnad the material.
None
Get a real classroom.
Make math more fun.
I felt that things could have been explained more clearly.
No changes is required!
Need more discipline.
homework less points
Should spend less time on previous lecture.
don't change!
Make more time to address students individual questions outside of class hours.
none
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More time working on test problems.
Maybe he can start his own plus session for his own classes then I would feel more comfortable going to it
Explain the material more where you show every thing step by step.
No changes
Let students do examples on the board more, maybe let students do homework or test problems on the board and give them credit for doing so. Gets students more motivated to do their work.
I think there should be some homework on paper instead of going full electronic homework.
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
- attempted to work with students with any problems they may have had relating to homework or missing classes - ensured students understood material
He would make himself available to his students to meet after class. And gave lots of chances.
Was always there for help. Made sure all students participated.
goes up to students whenever students ask for help
His door was always open even if it was late afternoon. He was willing to come meet me after his meeting with his colleagues at UH to help me.
always asks if everyone understands everything
He told them places to get help for assignment if he wasnt available, and he was available during office hours.
he showed us concern by helping students with their in-class workshetts adn also giving us options to helpe us study by going to his office or to a plus session in Leahi hospital.
Very open to students in class, before and after class, and in office.
Tell the students to go to tutors.
Would always be available after class hours
He always gave chances to ask questions
He is willing to spend time after class to talk/discuss to students if they have any questions.
He let us see him after class when ever we needed.
Encourage students to seek for help
he always tries to help the students when they can't understand a problem.
Always asks the class if they have any questions and if they need to know their grade.
He was available outside of class to go over concepts and he made sure we were well prepared to tests and quizzes.
by always being available after class as well as being open to any questions and giving us his office hours
He shows concern for his students by always being available to answer questions. He also challenges his students by giving them them hard quizzes and exams.
Always asked if we had any questions and covered material as much as the students needed in order to understand the concepts.
Asks questions if students are doing okay.
He tries to answer all his students questions and he explaines it till we understand
Mr. Anderson showed concern for students by always being available after class for help as well as reminding students of his office hours if they had any questions. He would also spend more time on a section that students had trouble with
He would come over and see if we need help.
Showed concerns by having extra time after class to talk about any difficulties we were having.
Encourages students to do homework and do extra credit as well as go for study help.
Austin was able to get tutors to help out students if they needed extra help.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes - easy understand lectures with homework, quizes, and tests that reflect the material covered in class - not set on students doing it only the way that he has explained it - good amount of time to complete homework and flexible with anybody's schedule
Yes I would recommend him because why wouldn't any student want a nice teacher.
Yes. He will help you understand math and why we use it in real life.
I would recommend Mr. Anderson to anyone likes math or doesn't, by the end of the semester he will make you love math
Yes. He goes really slow when you don't understand.
Absolutely because he knows the subject well and able to go step by step on the material.
yes, great, funny, smart.... Made math fun
Yes because the way he teaches is excellent.
Yes, because his course is equalin that it has its hard points and laxed points.
I strongly recommend. He took a subject that i had a hard time grasping in high school, and made it seem easy.
Yes i would, he is awesome, interesting, and really care for his students.
He is a great professor and a great friend.
I would recommend him because his teaching methods are easy to comprehend and you learn in the best way possible.
Yes
Definitely! He makes learning fun and easy to comprehend. I'm bad at math but with a good instructor like professor Anderson I'm doing well in math.
Yes, if you put in effort you can succeed in the class.
Yes, I would highly recommend Austin Anderson to students because he is able to explain any math homework assignments and write out the solution steps by steps.
engage in class, it helps
Yes, good professor overall
Yes. I would recommend Austin Anderson as a teacher because he knows what to do, knows the subject well and helps the students as much as possible.
Yes, because he is a younger professor which i believe most students can relate to more. His style of teaching is awesome.
Yes I would. He makes you feel confident and not anxious about math.
I strongly recommend his course to other students.
yes because hes a very excellent teacher and knows what hes talking about. he gives many examples to whatever wer learning as well
I would definitely recommend Austin Anderson. He is an excellent teacher who cares about his students. I enjoyed coming to class and listening to his lectures.
Yes, he was a great math teacher, which is hard to find. He explained mathematical theories as well as ample examples to further our understanding.
Yes. As much as possible he relates math to life and puts it into lamen terms.
Yes, great math teacher who knows what he is teaching.
Yes I would because I did learn alot from his class
I would recommend students to take Mr. Anderson's class because although there is a lot of coursework, he is fair in his grading and gives students opportunities to bring up their grades. He's also one of the nicest teachers I have ever had.
Yes, he is a very good professor and knows his materials and show concern for his students, and the class itself is not that hard.
Sure, cool teacher but sometimes hard to understand math from.
Yes because he isn't as strict and he is approachable if you have any questions.
Sure I would recommend Austin to students because he's able to joke around with the students but also keep on task with the work being done.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
Very good teacher
I enjoy having him. And I thought he would be teaching MATH 140 so I could take him again. But, that's alright. Very fun class.
thank you i finally understand math 135
Good job at teaching I actually knew what I was doing in math 135 even if it was sort of difficult.
No comment.
Fun
Always available
He is funny and makes Math easy to comprehend.
good teacher
Nothing else
One of the best math teachers that i have come across. Some teachers make math so difficult to understand but he explains the material so well and in a simple way. I will never take a math class from another professor.
He's Awesome! Thanks Austin!
i would recommend him
Awesome.
Good teacher
I would like to say that Austin does an excellent job at teaching math. Keep up the good work!
18. Other comments:
No comment.
He is a great teacher!
excellent teacher
Keep up the good work.
Excellent.
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Austin Anderson: MATH140, Spring 2012     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 140 - Trigonometry/Analytic Geometry Crn (Section): 33656 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 14 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (50%) 7 (50%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.36 14 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 7 (50%) 6 (43%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.14 14 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 10 (71%) 3 (21%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.36 14 0.93 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 1 (7%) 4 (29%) 8 (57%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.29 14 0.73 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (14%) 6 (43%) 6 (43%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.93 14 1.07 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 2 (14%) 7 (50%) 4 (29%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 14 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 5 (36%) 8 (57%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.21 14 0.7 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (14%) 7 (50%) 5 (36%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.43 14 0.51 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 8 (57%) 6 (43%)
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  
4.43 14 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 6 (43%) 7 (50%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.43 14 0.51 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 8 (57%) 6 (43%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.43 14 0.51 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 8 (57%) 6 (43%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
Definitely tries to encourage students to see how math can be used in real life situations. Very positive attitude that makes the atmosphere of the class non-threatening and learner-friendly.
His patience, along with his want to teach in the clearest way possible
Confident Friendly Easy to talk to Knows his Math
Professor Anderson has provided many strategies that has helped students with their math questions. For many sections, he would specifically talk about what equations are important to solving the problem that they are given. After every equation gets solved, he would go over the answers to make sure that everyone followed the same steps. Moreover, Professor Anderson displayed a very intelligent and relaxed approach that really helped me get through any difficulties that I might have regarding the material that was covered. When many students talked to him on some questions, he provided a complete explanation of how and why the answer turned out to be in that situation. In that case, I believed that Professor Anderson really understood many of the concerns that some people might have on the material that was being covered.
His major strengths is that he is such a nice guy. And he knew the subject very well.
Very effective teaching method. Made the class fun and very friendly to approach.
relates and breaks down material in a way that everyone can understand.
VERY approachable, and allows time for students outside of class.
Major strengths is that he is nice and approachable, so if we were to have questions or problems, he is willing to help.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
The book was a little hard to follow...it seemed like it might have been easier to teach the subject and the concepts using either a different book, or maybe even just the mymathlab.
N/A
Needs more practice towards teaching, but once he does more and more, he will figure out the best way to teach
The only change that I suggest to Professor Anderson is to make the homework assignments on paper instead of online. I understand that online homework is a great option to have because it helps provide the step by step process in solving an equation but I think it would be better for some students to use paper in some way so that if they did not have any access to a computer, the assigned homework might be completed on time.
I would suggest that maybe he practices how to explain the math material before he comes to class. I could tell he really knew his stuff, there's no doubt about that. However, when it came to trying to teach the material to us, at times it was kind of confusing. I know people make mistakes, but teachers should try to make as little as possible. He made a few math mistakes which could be really confusing for us as students in the long run. Also, please make sure that when you are doing equations on the board, you do not skip any steps what so ever because it could confuse the student veryyy easily.
PLEASE ask the students questions and have us answer problems during class to encourage participation.
Major changes in presentation. I don't know if it's because he get's nervous or if he's still inexperienced as a teacher, but the material is just so difficult to understand. More than half the time throughout this course, we hear "um" and "uh" during every lecture with awkward silences in-between and we are correcting the mistakes he writes on the board during lectures (which further confuses most of us). In the beginning of the course, he mentions that we must show our work, but he contradicts himself by not showing any work in the lectures, skipping steps, making us wonder how he gets numbers on all his problems. I spent 2/3 of the course looking at my "high school math notes" than paying attention in class, because even my notes looked more understandable than what he was teaching.
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
Available for questions before and after class.
Was l lenient and patient with students
Available after class in case we need help
Professor Anderson worked closely with the students to make sure that they completely understand the material. He did this by fully explaining what the approachesto take when considering each type of problem that is given. Sometimes, the strategy that I used was very familiar and on other occasions,it seemed new and difficult to understand. But Professor Anderson was able to put the questions that the students have into an interesting lesson that has inspired the entire class to intently listen and apply when completing the homework. Professor Anderson also gave extra credit to people who wanted to increase their scores on one of the exams. This really was a creative idea to help students understand some of the mistakes that they might have made during the exam and practice for the Final Exam. So I thought that Professor Anderson provided the class with opportunities that benefited the students.
He showed concern for us by telling us he's always available. A lot of the students met with him right after class though just because it was most convenient during that time.
answering question,regardless of how confusing some of the questions seemed.he made sure that the student understood before going on.responded to emails in a timely matter.
Always stayed minutes after class to answer the load of questions students have.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes;
Reccomended
Yes, but maybe later on when he's more familiar with teaching.
Yes.
I would definitely recommend Professor Anderson to any student who is interested in taking any type of Math class because he possesses an intellingent mind and a relaxed personality that has been successful in teaching the students. Professor Anderson has shown his willingness and ability to work with students who might have a difficult time trying to comprehend the concepts and trying to solve them on their own. He provides excellent advice that I thought is essential to having a strong foundation in future Math classes. Furthermore, Professor Anderson has provided the class with many opportunities to get a good grade. One example of this happened when he gave an extra credit assignment that helped increase some people's test scores. I thought that it was a creative apporach that has provided benefits for many people. So I thought that Professor Anderson really listened to the students needs and made sure that everyone tried their best in the class.
Umm, I'm sorry Mr. A, you're a really nice person and super flexible and understanding, but since I'm more of a visual learner, I did not enjoy this class as much. You need to make sure that you put every single little step in there to make sure the student has an easy way to connect how you got from this problem, to this answer. Since he is not the greatest speaker, he should really work on this, and I think students would enjoy this class way more. *But when showing every single little step, keep in mind what is "duh" to us.
Yes. Awesome teaching method and fun class lectures.
yes, organized doesnts make the material anymore confusing than it already is.
Yes, because he'll help any student willing to actually learn the material.
With easier math subjects or for students who are independent learners, I would recommend this teacher. He is approachable and getting a good grade isn't entirely impossible.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
N/A
He's doing a good job, just a little more experience and he will be great!
I would like to sincerely thank Professor Anderson for being my instructor during Spring and Iam looking forward to participating in his Summer class. There have been many things that I learned from him over the past 4 months, ranging from knowing and understanding equations and their graphs to trigonometry that involved many different geometric shapes such as the unit circle and triangles.
You have potential to be a really great teacher. Just maybe work on speaking, gathering thoughts and then try to not miss any steps (even the little ones) when solving a problem (we're not always as smart as you!). But besides that, you're a breath of fresh air when it comes to strict math teachers.
Thanks.
18. Other comments:
N/A
stay cool.
See ya in the fall.

Austin Anderson: MATH205, Spring 2012     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 205 - Calculus I Crn (Section): 34506 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 5 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 3 (60%) 1 (20%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.2 5 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (80%) 1 (20%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 5 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 3 (60%) 1 (20%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.6 5 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (40%) 3 (60%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 5 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 3 (60%) 1 (20%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 5 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 3 (60%) 1 (20%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.4 5 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (60%) 2 (40%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.2 5 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (80%) 1 (20%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.6 5 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (40%) 3 (60%)
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  
4.6 5 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (40%) 3 (60%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.4 5 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (60%) 2 (40%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.6 5 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (40%) 3 (60%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
Very good teacher, awesome logical explanations makes you fully understand the concepts.
He is very kind and considerate. He has a good teaching skill.
His extensive knowlege of the material, and that he could relate the material in different ways. That helped cater to the different ways individual students understood the material.
Being relaxed makes everyone else relaxed. He answers questions right away instead of waiting. Is a nice person to learn from. Wants to help when he can. Asks for questions.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
None!
Use of a phone.
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
He was always available to explain anything you needed him to.
His teaching skill is good for international students because I can understand all of thing in the class.
Office hours. Giving people a break when mistakes happen.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes
I will recommend to my friends because his class is nice.
Definetly. The time he took during in class workshops to make sure students were understanding the material and the way he could explain it made it easy to calculus easy to understand.
Yes, the guy is genuinely a good guy.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
Best math teacher
I learned a lot from him.
18. Other comments:
After taking Calculus I at Windward Community College and failing after studying hard I came to KCC where I think the Calculus I program is really good, way better. Dr Anderson is a really good teacher and I learned so much and I now understand Calculus very well
School needs to be run in such a way where it can teach students that money isn't everything. Actually get them to not even think about the money. Also I think it would be a good idea if we could keep security on the campus but keep it so that the students are able to be as free thinking as possible without hurting anyone. Sometimes I would stay on campus and I might sleep on the grass. But I would be told to wake up. Or quit loitering. Well. This is a form of self expression as well I think. It just gives the person time to think. Without going all the way back home to think. Home is were the heart is so. Just saying could be a little more lenient.

Austin Anderson: MATH103, Fall 2011     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Math & Science
Course: MATH 103 - Fundamentals of Coll Algebra Crn (Section): 31181 (0)     31186 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.25 20 1.02 Freq(%) 1 (5%) 1 (6%) 2 (10%) 7 (35%) 9 (53%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.29 17 0.69 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (10%) 8 (47%) 11 (55%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.25 20 0.97 Freq(%) 1 (5%) 0 (0%) 1 (5%) 4 (24%) 10 (59%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.