eCAFE - Course and Faculty Evaluation, University of Hawaii

eCAFE: Course and Faculty Evaluations


Instructor: Monika Mann

Available Survey Results

ART105B, Spring 2014
ART105B, Spring 2014
ART105C, Spring 2014
ART243, Spring 2014
ART105B, Fall 2013
ART105B, Fall 2013
ART105C, Fall 2013
ART244, Fall 2013
ART105B, Spring 2013
ART105C, Spring 2013
ART243, Spring 2013
ART299V, Spring 2013
ART105B, Fall 2012
ART105C, Fall 2012
ART244, Fall 2012
ART105B, Spring 2012
ART105C, Spring 2012
ART243, Spring 2012
ART105B, Fall 2011
ART105C, Fall 2011
ART244, Fall 2011
ART105B, Spring 2011
ART105C, Spring 2011
ART243, Spring 2011
ART105B, Fall 2010
ART105C, Fall 2010
ART243, Fall 2010
ART105B, Spring 2010
ART105C, Spring 2010
ART244, Spring 2010
ART105B, Fall 2009
ART105C, Fall 2009
ART243, Fall 2009
ART105B, Spring 2009
ART105C, Spring 2009
ART244, Spring 2009
ART105B, Fall 2008
ART105C, Fall 2008
ART243, Fall 2008
ART105B, Spring 2008
ART105C, Spring 2008
ART243, Spring 2008
ART105B, Fall 2007
ART105C, Fall 2007
ART243, Fall 2007

Monika Mann: ART105B, Spring 2014

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 105B - Intro Ceramics-Handbuilding Crn (Section): 16325 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.6 10 0.7 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 2 (20%) 7 (70%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.4 10 0.84 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 2 (20%) 6 (60%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.75 10 0.46 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 6 (60%) 2 (20%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 10 0.85 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 1 (10%) 7 (70%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.6 10 0.7 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 2 (20%) 7 (70%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.44 10 1.01 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 6 (60%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.7 10 0.48 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 7 (70%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.4 10 0.97 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 6 (60%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.3 10 1.34 Freq(%) 1 (10%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 7 (70%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.3 10 1.16 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 2 (20%) 0 (0%) 7 (70%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.3 10 1.34 Freq(%) 1 (10%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 7 (70%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.3 10 1.06 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 2 (20%) 6 (60%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
working with the clay, making ceramic sculptures and bowls.
That I could try to express myself but was not aloud to.
This course was wonderful! Working on ceramic pieces was great stress relief and an excellent form of creative expression. I felt that I learned lots of different techniques and made pieces that I never thought I could make. The class was fun and Monika is an amazing instructor! She clearly demonstrates the techniques and is extremely supportive and motivates every student.
Loved it. It was a real relaxing class it was just what I needed. Thank you for a great semester.
I liked and enjoyed very much all the different projects that Monika Mann assigned to the class.
I have been enjoyed in her class and learned lot from her. I would want to take more class w her. She is a good teacher for ceramic. She teach me how to do with ceramic and etc..
i liked all the techniques in ceramics monika showed.
Very fun class, learned so much that I didn't know.
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
there are only 2 days out of the week to have this class. i suggest that there should have 3 days to work on the pieces.
Get a new instructor that don't show favarites.
N/A
get more glazes.
15. Other comments:
this semester wasn't well prepared because of the construction work that went on, therefore we were behind in firing the pieces and getting our work very late in the semester. we are all feeling rushed before the dead lines.
I felt I was targeted and singled out by this instructor. She waited to the last few weeks of school to say she going flunk me. Why did she not tell me at mid term that it was happening. I really don't appreciate she drinking kambucha tea with her students in class. Does she realize its alcohol? I taught this campus was a dry campus at zero tolerance? Does she realize that majority of her students were under aged students. The BATF see kambucha tea as a alcoholic drink. Twice she had people sselling things in class, she better check bor policy 11-4.
N/A
Monika Mann is very passionate about her work and teaching students. She is easygoing and her class is enjoyable.

Monika Mann: ART105B, Spring 2014     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 105B - Intro Ceramics-Handbuilding Crn (Section): 16326 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.79 14 0.43 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (21%) 11 (79%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.86 14 0.36 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (14%) 12 (86%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.57 14 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 4 (29%) 9 (64%) 0 (0%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.86 14 0.36 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (14%) 12 (86%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.79 14 0.43 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (21%) 11 (79%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.79 14 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 1 (7%) 12 (86%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.79 14 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 1 (7%) 12 (86%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.64 14 0.84 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 2 (14%) 11 (79%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.57 14 0.76 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (14%) 2 (14%) 10 (71%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.57 14 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 4 (29%) 9 (64%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.69 14 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 2 (14%) 10 (71%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.36 14 1.28 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 2 (14%) 10 (71%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
everything was so much fun...
I liked it a lot ! There was a lot of hands on stuff
Very helpful, knowledgeable professor, great opportunities to learn about ceramics, open means of communication, overall fantastic class.
I loved everything about this course. Monika was always prepared to teach us something new every class. When we needed to slow down and take extra time to do our work she made sure it was provided. She was always ready to help us and was very vigilant at making sure that we constructed and created our pieces correctly. I loved all the techniques she taught us and how she was so happy and friendly. It seemed that everyone in our class just loved learning from her and being there. I can not choose one thing that I enjoyed the most because I really had a great time through the whole semester.
With this art class, I liked that I got to make an instrument something that I can use outside of class.
I really enjoyed everything about this class. It was a very relaxing stress relieving class. Unlike my other classes this class let us have a widen spectrum on how our "work" would look like. I also enjoyed how everyday we just got right to working no messing around just working with clay. I was skeptical at first because I thought the class was so long but handling clay takes a pretty long time when we have to let it slowly dry. I wish I could take her class again, but sadly I can't because I don't need the credit to graduate. Monika, was a great teacher, she had a great personality and was always optimistic. I will continue to recommend to all of my fellow classmates to take her. Aloha, Leichelle
New talent to my knowledge.
This class has really allowed me to be very creative. I have learned so many new techniques and have a new appreciation for ceramics. I will me taking all of Monika's other ceramic classes.
I loved this class! I did have some experience with ceramics before taking this class, but I learn so much more than I expected. Monika explained techniques in simple terms and always told us how to get the best product using the easiest methods. I felt that she was encouraging and did not look for perfection. As long as we tried our best she was happy. She always gave constructive criticism. If she saw someone doing something that could be done in a better way, she would offer suggestion, but still allowed for us to decide what works best for us. She was always willing to help students when needed.
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
None
Nope
It would have been nice if there wasn't construction going on because it was hard to hear what she was teaching us sometimes. But I am sure it will be a beautiful area when it is finished.
N/A
A bigger kiln.
N/A
Construction during class hours was totally unacceptable. The project should have been completed prior to start of semester. I paid full price for my class so this is not good business practice. It was disruptive to the instructor as well as the students. Also, on the subject of noise pollution, lawn mowing also occurred during class hours. I hope this practice ceases by the time next semester begins. Thank you for your consideration.
15. Other comments:
Great personality
Great class telling my friends to take it! I was good for me cause it relieved stress!
I wish this class didn't have to end!!!!!!!! Monika reminded me how much I love art!
I love Monika! She made everything so fun, and if we ever needed help with anything, she was right there to help you! I can't wait to take another class with her.
N/A
Please offer more art classes on more days and more hours so that I can fit them into my jam packed life. I love having the opportunity to attend this fine institution. I also appreciate being able to express myself. Keep up the good work.

Monika Mann: ART105C, Spring 2014     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 105C - Intro Ceramics-Wheelthrowing Crn (Section): 16327 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 12 0.9 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 0 (0%) 3 (25%) 8 (67%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.75 12 0.62 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 1 (8%) 10 (83%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.89 12 0.33 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 8 (67%) 3 (25%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.82 12 0.4 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (17%) 9 (75%) 1 (8%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.73 12 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 1 (8%) 9 (75%) 1 (8%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.67 12 0.89 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 10 (83%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.82 12 0.4 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (17%) 9 (75%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.82 12 0.4 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (17%) 9 (75%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.7 12 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 1 (8%) 8 (67%) 2 (17%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.75 12 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (25%) 9 (75%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.67 12 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 2 (17%) 9 (75%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.75 12 0.62 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 1 (8%) 10 (83%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
Monica is the best studio Teacher I have worked with.
Fun supportive atmosphere.
I really liked that Mrs. Mann had such a hands on teaching method, helping and dividing her attention amongst the whole class.
I enjoyed the freedom I had to express myself through my art; there was a balance between structure and freedom. I liked the subject itself because I like using my hands.
This was my second class with Monika and I really enjoy her classes. It was fun learning how to throw on the wheel and she takes time with each person to help them perfect their throwing. I was able to make a lot of things that I didn't think I'd be able to make.
The enjoy the mystery of clay
we were able to work at our own pace.
I really liked everything about the course. It was fairly open-ended with regard to projects, yet there were also suggestions and numerous demonstrations for projects, and Monika was very skilled and helpful overall. The atmosphere wasn't stressful and I SO appreciated the music that was played. It seems like a minor detail, but the instructor's choice of music (especially the classical and instrumental types) made the studio a pleasant place to work, and made working and exercising creativity more fluid. In my other art classes, the students are typically allowed to choose the music; and the loud, dark, and abrasive music they select has always served to sabotage my creativity and ability to concentrate and to make it a miserable place to work in general. The music in this class made such a difference, as did Monika's insistence on a positive attitude, and I am very grateful for her attention to quality of environment and work ethic.
I liked the variety of options available, and my ability to pick a direction and receive support on the projects of my choice.
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
Do not do construction on the studio during the course of the semester. This was very inconvient for everyone.
I can't really think of anything. This class is very relaxing and I look forward to it each week.
More room. Complete the renovations
perhaps the number of clay types could have been lessened till we got to be more familiar with the clay bodies of the new firing range, i.e. cone 5/6
If anything, perhaps there could be some sort of out-of-class work, such as research for a specific type of project, or research into the history of some aspect of ceramics. I almost hesitate to suggest it, since it was nice to not have homework, but I think more could have been learned to complement the studio work. I also think that being required to observe how a kiln is fired would have rounded out the experience. Making projects is of course the top priority, but perhaps a portion of instruction could be given to other aspects of the process (glaze-making was touched upon, but observing it was more an option than a requirement). As an aside, the mother earth sculpture/thing was an awesome idea (really, it was gorgeous), and I wonder what other unusual uses for clay could be incorporated into the class? Making seedballs in class would have been fun. My only other suggestion (a silly one) is that there be a broader range of glaze colors (the dunking kind). Blues and blue-greens are fine, but it would have been nice to have a good red, yellow, or brown in addition. Otherwise, the class seemed to have been well-thought out and well-managed (and I am NOT suggesting that my suggestions suggest it was NOT well- thought out or well-managed), and I have nothing else to say about it by way of improvement.
I would be interested in learning more about the firing process.
15. Other comments:
Giving the circumstances of this semester(construction zone), it was difficult for both instructor, and students to fully utilize the facility. Luckily for the administration, Monika handled the situation well, and was able to come up with fixes when challenges presented themselves.
Very fun class. Monika is an awesome and supportive teacher and I loved the experience of being one of her students :)
N/A
I have a lot of fun in clay
we were severely limited in completing our projects because the construction of the glaze and firing areas were not completed. we had to glaze in makeshift conditions. this was not due to the instructor but with administration?
Accusations that Monika is an unkind instructor seem highly unwarranted. She seemed easily stressed (very understandable, considering the construction work taking place all semester), but she was very kind and thoughtful. And while she insisted on attention to detail and on doing things correctly (which she should), there is a tremendous difference between having standards and being mean. I thought she was a great instructor, and very patient considering the stress of managing as many people and pieces as she had across her classes. It was inspiring to see her own work throughout the semester, and I feel she was able to convey her knowledge well and identify and help remedy problems students had with their work. I am happy to have taken this class, and if I weren't moving to another institution, I would do it again (and I will definitely recommend it to others). Thanks, Monika!
Great class, and i look forward to taking another next semester.

Monika Mann: ART243, Spring 2014     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 243 - Intermed Ceramics-Handbuilding Crn (Section): 16334 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.83 6 0.41 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 5 (83%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.83 6 0.41 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 5 (83%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 6 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (83%) 1 (17%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.6 6 0.89 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 0 (0%) 4 (67%) 1 (17%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.8 6 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 4 (67%) 1 (17%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.67 6 0.82 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 0 (0%) 5 (83%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.83 6 0.41 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 5 (83%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.83 6 0.41 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 5 (83%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.83 6 0.41 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 5 (83%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.67 6 0.82 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 0 (0%) 5 (83%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.67 6 0.82 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 0 (0%) 5 (83%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.67 6 0.82 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 0 (0%) 5 (83%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
I enjoy the fact that one can work at their own pace and seek help when needed.
Excellent outlet for artistic expression. I love the classroom setting, the community of people helping each other successfully make art, and Monika's ability to teach and assist in student endeavors.
Monika is a very inspiring teacher! She really makes an effort to assist students with projects that inspire and appeal to individual interest in the subject of ceramics. She provided me with the guidance needed to be able to create things that I never thought possible before. She is willing to work with all students to help them succeed in creating a variety of ceramic art.
Teacher was beyond amazing and helpful
Ms Mann made a great effort to cater to every students needs requiring extra work on her part. I was allowed to work towards my personal interests and still keep up with class activities.
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
the most disappointing thing this semester was the fact the glaze area was not ready for use. After paying a fee for school I would expect that the construction would have been done in a timely fashion. Instead the construction seemed to stall after segments of the job was done. This whole project started last semester. Perhaps we should get a credit to our fee? One kiln was functional later in the semester so firing of the ceramic pieces were not done. To date (april 29) we have not had one glaze firing this semester. Perhaps the firing process should be more timely. I would be pleased to have a glaze firing the first month of class so we can see the type of glazes available and how they look on different clays. There has been no raku firing for two semesters...All the firing seems to be pushed right to the last couple of weeks of class and in some cases we can't pick up our creations until the following semester. The class had a relaxed, enjoyable atmosphere and everyone got along well. Monika seemed to have enjoyed the class also.
It's a very rewarding course, and Monika is an excellent instructor!!!
More funding for supplies from school
Additional support staff are needed to assist in the firing of kilns, clay preparation and general upkeep of the facility. There should be at least one full time assistant employed in the Pottery program.
15. Other comments:
I've taken ceramics three times since starting at HCC/UH, and will continue to take the course, even if the credits no longer count towards my degree. It's that good! Also, it helps keep me sane. It is a therapy.
The class had many hardships thrust upon them with the supplies not being available in the book store, kilns unable to fire due to construction and constant construction noise during class lectures and demonstrations.

Monika Mann: ART105B, Fall 2013     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 105B - Intro Ceramics-Handbuilding Crn (Section): 15621 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 11 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 10 (91%) 1 (9%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.91 11 0.3 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 10 (91%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.8 11 0.42 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (18%) 8 (73%) 1 (9%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 11 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 11 (100%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 11 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 11 (100%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 11 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 11 (100%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 11 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 11 (100%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 11 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 10 (91%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 11 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 11 (100%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 11 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 11 (100%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.91 11 0.3 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 10 (91%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 11 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 10 (91%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
Monika is a great teacher, who really cares about the student's progress. She is very good at what she does and it rubs off in class
Monika's class was very informative and fun. She gave instructions on new techniques and during class she would walk around making sure everyone was doing good and making sure things were done correctly. When Monika noticed that projects were getting done in class, she would introduce a new technique to the class.
class projects were fun to make.
Her class feels free and is enjoyable.
Great teacher. She really loves her job. Very interesting hands on class
I enjoyed Ms. Monika's class. I knew nothing about ceramics, but now I feel I have grown from this course. By looking at my first piece of artwork to my final works I have improved. With the help and guidance of Ms. Mann I will forever have a great understanding of ceramics. I highly recommend to other students to take this course.
The entire class was a lot of fun, but my favorite project was making masks.
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
Everything in the class was great!
none
I would have liked to learn how to make masks earlier so I could have done more.
15. Other comments:
Monica was such a great instructor that i hope i can take a few more classes from her in the near future!
I really enjoyed making items out of clay.
Monika was a great teacher and I'd recommend her to anyone interested in taking an art class. She was always prepared and teaches you a lot in a short amount of time.

Monika Mann: ART105B, Fall 2013     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 105B - Intro Ceramics-Handbuilding Crn (Section): 15622 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
I liked all of the projects :) It was nice ending with the mask project.
I really enjoyed our projects. Monika helped me to be creative.
I loved all the projects we had done, especially the projects that required a little more imagination and technique involved. The course was great and I enjoyed the techniques I learned with my hands as well as the tools. My favorite project had to be my masterpiece as well as the mask (: I was able to use the new technique I learned, Scrafetto, on both projects as well as the slab roller and my hands. It was the funnest projects ever and I loved the outcome of my projects. Monika's teachings really helped me to bring out confidence in myself as well as broaden my imagination towards my projects. I am also looking forward to taking her ocurse again in the next semester if I am able too (:
This class was very enjoyable. Cant wait to be in her class next semester!
She was the best teacher that I have had so far! very knowledgeable and creative =)
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
Nope :)
No suggestions.
No imporvements needed! Monika is a great lecturer and she gives the most helpful feedback as well as an extra hand when the student needs it. It is top shape in my eyes (:
15. Other comments:
I really enjoyed being in your class, I had a blast and learned lots!
I reccomend this class to others. Its a great class to take, you will definitely enjoy it.
This is definitely my favorite class
N/A

Monika Mann: ART105C, Fall 2013     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 105C - Intro Ceramics-Wheelthrowing Crn (Section): 15623 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
I liked the freedom of being able to do my own projects. Appropriate suggestions were made.
Every project we did built on the last one, and Monika explained how they were related. That made it easy to build confidence and get better.
Its fun to wheelthrow. Monika even helped me salvage pieces I was going to throw away.
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
Give a different approach how to handle certain projects.
None. Monika made it low stress, but still encouraged us to do our best without any negativity.
15. Other comments:
keep up the inspiration on your beautiful pottery!
She's an awesome teacher, and I am proud to be getting an education from a talented, award-winning European artist. Because of where she's from and her respect to Hawaiian culture Monika teaches us both how to make art the right way and how to have an open-minded perspective to art. Even though I'm not very good (she hates when I say that), she inspires me to try my very best.

Monika Mann: ART244, Fall 2013     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 244 - Intermed Ceramics-Wheelthrow Crn (Section): 15632 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
Excellent teacher and willing to go the extra mile for her students.
I enjoyed this course due to purchasing different types of clay she recommended.
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
None at this time.
15. Other comments:
Ms. Monika Mann is an outstanding professor by way of showing her professionalism and yet care of her students.

Monika Mann: ART105B, Spring 2013     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 105B - Intro Ceramics-Handbuilding Crn (Section): 18137 (0)     18138 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.4 10 0.7 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 4 (40%) 5 (50%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.6 10 0.7 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 2 (20%) 7 (70%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.29 10 0.95 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 1 (10%) 4 (40%) 3 (30%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.75 10 0.46 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 6 (60%) 2 (20%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.6 10 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (40%) 6 (60%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.8 10 0.42 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 8 (80%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.89 9 0.33 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.89 9 0.33 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 8 (89%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.78 9 0.44 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (22%) 7 (78%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.89 9 0.33 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 8 (89%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.89 9 0.33 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 8 (89%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.89 9 0.33 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 8 (89%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
This class taught me a lot about patience and ability. Ms. Monika was clear about the process and the learning outcomes of this class. She let us explore our creativity and maintained a steady pace throughout the semester.
I liked when we were given ideas to expand upon. Ie: masks, pinch pot, lidded pot, etc.
This is a fantastic class and the instructor is one of the best i have had the privilage to call teacher. She has extensive knowledge of the subject and is a great motivator.
Monika kept us going with projects, no idle hands in this class.:) One of my all-time favorite classes.
Ms. Monika taught us general guide lines and ideas. I made several pieces of artwork that I am proud of.
It is a very chill class. Enjoyed it a lot!
I really enjoyed the different projects we did in ceramics. The projects were all different, so it was fun and I was eager to learn because of the variety.
The freedom to be creative.
All of it, very engaging and fun
I like how she was very helpful and took time out of her busy schedule to help me with my projects. I liked how she was always in a good mood and was very smart about everything we were doing and she didnt get annoyed with me when I constantly asked her questions.
I enjoyed coil pots and masks.
Everything was fun and creative. Excellent teacher!
All the clay projects were very interesting and well explained. I really enjoyed myself with this course.
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
Pit fire and raku closer to middle of semester instead of only at end.
This class needs to have more support from administration and is in need of someone to assist the instructor as well as to have materials on hand for the students. Please provide the tools that are needed by the students.
New Kilns.
None
None, it's awesome!
more "out of the box" projects.
None
not really keep up the good work
None!
None.
the class should be more than two days a week, and it this ways, it would be shorter!
none. Monika Mann gave very good instructions
15. Other comments:
Please keep this course available it offers great balance when other classes use the analytic parts of the brain. This class offers problem solving through creativity which makes it enjoyable.
Fantastic job Monika I loved the class.
Spectacular instructor
Thank you for making this my favorite and best class this semester and the best of my college life.
Love this course! It helped me to relax and focus on my projects.

Monika Mann: ART105C, Spring 2013     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 105C - Intro Ceramics-Wheelthrowing Crn (Section): 18139 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 5 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (100%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 5 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (100%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 5 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (100%) 0 (0%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 5 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (100%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 5 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (100%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 5 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (100%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 5 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (100%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 5 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (100%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 5 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (100%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 5 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (100%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 5 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (100%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 5 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (100%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
I just absolutely love this class. Monika is always ready to help us learn so we can make beautiful pieces . This is a very stress relieving class.
What a great professor! She is always so encouraging and willing to help you. Projects are challenging and fun. I learned a lot in this course because of her teaching style, and because of her I will take another art class.
I liked the challenges to make different shapes and vessels. The examples of Monika's work and reference books in the classroom were inspiring and helpful.
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
No
None.
15. Other comments:
I was not really into wheelthrowing at first, but she really made it fun. Eventually I got better and it was because Monika just kept encouraging me. I am not an art major but she made me feel good about meeting my potential and sticking with it. I am more interested in art now because of this class.

Monika Mann: ART243, Spring 2013     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 243 - Intermed Ceramics-Handbuilding Crn (Section): 18162 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.25 4 1.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (75%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.25 4 0.96 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 1 (25%) 2 (50%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.33 4 1.15 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 1 (25%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.25 4 0.96 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 1 (25%) 2 (50%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.0 4 1.41 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 2 (50%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
3.25 4 2.06 Freq(%) 1 (25%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.0 4 1.73 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.25 4 0.96 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 1 (25%) 2 (50%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.67 4 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 2 (50%) 1 (25%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
3.75 4 1.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.25 4 0.96 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 1 (25%) 2 (50%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
3.75 4 1.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
i LOVE this class and wish it wasn't over. Monika helps me tremendously with my work in ceramics and developing my skills set in this art medium. Monika is incredibly supportive and knows how to tease an artists strengths out and helps improve them. she is very inspirational.
I enjoyed it last semester, so I took it again. Ms. Monika is very knowledgeable in this area. She knows of clay in all sorts of uses and temperatures, styles, sculpture, techniques, and so on. You can tell that she has been doing this for a long time. I enjoy her and being in her class. I am now doen with my Arts for my degree, but if I can in the future, I will come back to work in Ms. Monika's class again.
Working with clay is always an exciting experience even after being in the class many times. It is a source of relaxation and discovery everytime a piece of clay is spun or molded into something using ones own imagination. The students taking the class are a fascinating bunch old, young and inbetween all there for the same reason, the enjoyment of the clay.
the course is structured so that most of the work is self generated and one can work at one's own pace and projects. must be pretty much of a self starter to learn in this class.
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
I don't have no ideas on how to improve this subject. I think Ms. Monika knows what it takes, and what she is doing. She has a lot of experienceand it's noticeable in her speech and work.
It is extremely frustrating that the firing of pieces are never done in a timely fashion. We had one glaze firing at the beginning of the semester to cover last semesters projects. Many students that took the class last semester no longer are in the class to pick up their pieces. We were told my Monika that this semester we would do lots of raku and pit firing to save on fuel cost, to date April 30th haven't done one. We just finished the first glaze firing of the semester and critiqued the pieces on the last instruction day. There are many more pieces to be fired. The process and turn around time has never been done in a timely fashion, and yet when I first signed up for this class many years ago that was never a problem. The instructor needs to keep to her word, process and turn around time should be done in a organized timely fashion and be committed to carry through with her initial plan. She is an exceptional artist and is extremely creative.
a schedule or progression from building to trimming to firing, glazing and final glaze firing MUST be laid out in the beginning and followed throughout the course. again we are left with an incomplete firing of student pieces.
15. Other comments:
She is the best! Very into her work and the students. She's willing to work with students to help them succeed and make whatever they think they want to make--if possible. Very motivating and relaxing class. Great to have every day, or every other day, so you can unwind from the other classes.
Would it be possible to have two instructors so we could have a choice?

Monika Mann: ART299V, Spring 2013     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 299V - Ind/Directed Studies Crn (Section): 18852 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (100%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (100%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (100%) 0 (0%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (100%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (100%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (100%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (100%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (100%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (100%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (100%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (100%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (100%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
I liked the course and the project that she puts out for us to do. she would always made sure our projects were done in a timely manner.Sometimes it feels that we don't have to much time, but it works.
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
As far as the course is concern I would not change it at all she is doing a great job just to find more work for us.
15. Other comments:
Monika is a great instructor for this type of Art, She is always helpful and took the time to help you for what ever you need. I really enjoy her class and I would recommand that students should take her class I want to thank her for her compassion to care for all her students,young and old we care Mahalo Monika! A/T

Monika Mann: ART105B, Fall 2012     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 105B - Intro Ceramics-Handbuilding Crn (Section): 17236 (0)     17237 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.57 7 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (43%) 4 (57%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.67 7 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (29%) 4 (57%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.33 7 0.82 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 2 (29%) 3 (43%) 1 (14%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.57 7 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 1 (14%) 5 (71%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 7 0.84 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 1 (14%) 4 (57%) 1 (14%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.29 7 1.11 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 0 (0%) 2 (29%) 4 (57%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.67 9 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 1 (14%) 5 (71%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.67 9 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 1 (11%) 7 (78%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.43 9 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 2 (22%) 4 (44%) 2 (22%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.56 9 0.73 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 2 (22%) 6 (67%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.78 9 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 0 (0%) 8 (89%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.78 9 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 0 (0%) 8 (89%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
handbuilding techniques was very relaxing and helps to relieve tension. the many projects were interesting though ones artistic abilities have gone down the toilet along with ones imagination and flow. all in all have managed to create a few descent pieces through the many different ways of how to handle clay, the do's and don'ts as well as working with classmates and sharing ideas, lending an ear, or lending some clay. an easy going atmosphere that aids in the oncentration to produce the many items that were created and still creating. YAHHHH!
I enjoyed building ceramic projects out of clay. Different techniques of clay building were presented to make and each one was enjoyable every time. My favorite project was the mask building, being my creative self it enabled me to build a wonderful masterpiece.
There are a lot of techniques involved, makes me want to major in ceramics!
The many fun projects we could make for ourselves and as gifts
i absolutely love this class!!!! super fun n relaxing!!!!
We got to make anything we wanted. We can use it to eat or drink out of.
I enjoyed this class because I first came in scared to be here, due to not having experience with Ceramics. We did not have a textbook or that kind of assignments, like other classes. We got to do all of our work in the classroom. That was so great! She was attentive to our needs, and helped us whenever we needed it. I really had no idea of what I was doing in this class, but I needed an Art class, and I chose the right one. Others in the class were more experienced than I was, and still others were on my level, learning as I did. We were in all different levels of learning, yet she was patient with all of us. It's got to be hard trying to teach to all different levels of learning, but she did it. She was very understanding with everyone and life's problems that came up. She gave us time to work on projects too. I have learned and grew from her teaching. I got to make things I never dreamed I could make. I gained self-confidence by learning at my own pace, but not falling behind. She is a very good instructor. It takes a lot of knowledge and physical work, in this class. Not to mention putting up with the different minds, attitudes, and personalities of students she had to teach. I enjoyed it and liked all the projects and assignments we had to do, even if it was only done in class. I look forward to taking this class again, next semester.
The projects we started with, allowed us to progress the fastest, in my opinion. After basic instruction we were basically given reign to design how ever we pleased. For those that wanted to go a little further than the basics we were introduced into some more advanced things, which allowed for better projects and more creativity.
I really loved the variety of projects that we were given the opportunity to do. I felt like I learned a lot about the basic techniques behind ceramics and I was amazed at what I was able to make. Thank you Ms. Monika!
What I like about this class is that it's a chill class where I can create my own things out of clay. It's fun to take.
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
Maybe an intro to wheel throwing, get familiar with the process and do little projects on the wheel, if students are interested in joining the wheel throwing class next semester.It would be amazing.
no.
No
I can't think of anything that was needed to improve this class. I told her how she could teach this class without any help?! She could handle it though.If anything needed improving, it was the students themselves. Like in every class, you have those that want to learn, then you have those that think they know it all. She did good, it definitely takes PATIENCE!
Ten minutes required notes daily, for a percent of the grade, to force students to pay attention.
Give more time to finish projects and better instructions and attitude towards the help needed.
15. Other comments:
thank you ms. monika, you da mann. yahhhh! happy holidays
This class made me want to come everyday. An enjoyable class that i cooperated fully.
monika is a fun teacher and is always willing to help you make your clay into art!!!!love love this class!!!
I don't know what else to say. I have learned about things to do with clay, and the different types of clay. I learned about glazes and temperatures for different projects, and glazes also. I learned way more than I knew in the beginning, and I now feel more confident to take it to the next level. I will be taking the Intermediate handbuilding class, next semester. I hope to be able to build on the skills I have now learned. I look forward to her being my instructor next semester. I thank her for helping me along the way, and being patient; thus building up my self-confidence.
Sehr Gut!
I wish that there was a another class for intermediate handbuilding.

Monika Mann: ART105C, Fall 2012     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 105C - Intro Ceramics-Wheelthrowing Crn (Section): 17238 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.75 8 0.46 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 6 (75%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.75 8 0.46 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 6 (75%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.43 8 0.98 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 0 (0%) 5 (63%) 1 (13%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 8 0.76 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 2 (25%) 5 (63%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.63 8 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (38%) 5 (63%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.75 8 0.46 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 6 (75%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.88 8 0.35 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 7 (88%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.88 8 0.35 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 7 (88%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.63 8 0.74 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 1 (13%) 6 (75%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.88 8 0.35 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 7 (88%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.88 8 0.35 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 7 (88%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.75 8 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 0 (0%) 7 (88%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
I like creating ceramic pieces with my own hands.
I found this class challenging and the projects were fun once I got the hang of it.
Loved it all, and enjoy being able to bring back pieces to share with family, friends and laughing roots farm! Appreciate the making of instruments as well! wOooo wooo!
I learned so much about patience while doing wheel throwing ceramics! i learned how to center, how to do the pulls and i was greatly inspired by working with Monika as well as the other students in my class!
Everything!
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
no
I know that Ms. Mann is always there for all her students and she was there for me every step of the way. I took this class because of her. There is nothing I would suggest to improve this course.
none that I can think of
15. Other comments:
I really liked her class.
I loved this class and learned a lot about ceramics and color. I found Ms. Mann went over and beyond help with me and I would do another on of her classes in the future.
I am very grateful that I have taken this class and had the opportunity to meet Monika. I feel she is a wonderful teacher, and talented artist. I like her approach on things and will remember her through my ceramic pieces and every time I see ceramics! haha sending all good vibes and happiness her way!
Monika is amazing. She is really encouraging. She is good at giving one suggestions when they are seeked.

Monika Mann: ART244, Fall 2012     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 244 - Intermed Ceramics-Wheelthrow Crn (Section): 17257 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.67 6 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (33%) 4 (67%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.67 6 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (33%) 4 (67%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.75 6 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 3 (50%) 1 (17%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.8 6 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 4 (67%) 1 (17%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.83 6 0.41 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 5 (83%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 6 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (50%) 3 (50%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 6 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (67%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.67 6 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (33%) 4 (67%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 6 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (83%) 1 (17%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 6 0.84 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 1 (17%) 4 (67%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 6 0.84 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 1 (17%) 4 (67%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.4 6 0.89 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 1 (17%) 3 (50%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
It gave me alot of potential to suceed in my art of creating rare things that will help me in the future. and I personally thank her in many ways.
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
Do not change anything,just leave it the way it is .She is just great!I wish I have known her much much sooner.She is fantastic in her teaching an always there when we need her.I still Thank her.
15. Other comments:
Mann class you learn alot .I personally we want to keep her forever,I think all her students feel the same.Mahalo MONIKA.See you soon.

Monika Mann: ART105B, Spring 2012     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 105B - Intro Ceramics-Handbuilding Crn (Section): 16122 (0)     16123 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.13 8 1.36 Freq(%) 1 (13%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (38%) 4 (50%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.25 8 1.39 Freq(%) 1 (13%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 5 (63%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.25 8 1.39 Freq(%) 1 (13%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 5 (63%) 0 (0%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.43 8 1.51 Freq(%) 1 (13%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (75%) 1 (13%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.25 8 1.39 Freq(%) 1 (13%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 5 (63%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.25 8 1.39 Freq(%) 1 (13%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 5 (63%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.83 6 0.41 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 5 (63%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.43 7 0.98 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (29%) 0 (0%) 5 (71%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.29 7 0.95 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (29%) 1 (14%) 4 (57%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.57 7 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 1 (14%) 5 (71%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.57 7 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 1 (14%) 5 (71%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 6 0.84 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 1 (17%) 4 (67%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
I loved this course. I learned a lot about clay and how to create useful and fun things. Ms. Mann is a great teacher who is always willing to help make my pieces turn out great. She really wants her students to get excited about learning.
I enjoyed Monika's class and she made it fun and exciting. I am taking more classes under Monika's instruction.
It has been really relaxing to perform such clay work. Learned much about ceramics and building techniques.
i learned a new skill
I WAS NEVER TOO KEEN ABOUT CERAMICS UNTIL I TOOK THE COURSE AND LEARNED HOW TO APPRECIATE SUCH A SUBJECT. CERAMICS IS HEALING TO THE SOUL AND I RECOMMEND EVERYONE TO TRY THIS AT LEAST ONCE IN YOUR LIFETIME.
I liked the introduction of various products, such as dried beans, into the clay to create different effects. I liked that the kiln was fired every week and I got to see fired products throughout the semester. The TA's were very helpful in getting the kiln loaded, fired and unloaded throughout the semester. Especially TA Mr. Chris.
This was the most fun class I have ever taken. Monika went above and beyond for me and any other student that showed an interest. She is generous and encouraging by nature. I'm sorry that she has to deal with some rude, lazy and occasionally not all that bright students.
I liked looking at other art works for examples. It gave me idea about what other designs I could make.
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
maybe less hours 2 and a half is really long
NONE, CLASS WELL TAUGHT.
Nope, it was perfect.
15. Other comments:
I loved this class mainly because of Ms. Mann and her ability to encourage me to do well. I am very critical of my creativity, but she would not listen to it. She encouraged me and validated my progress in learning about ceramics. I am looking foreword to her class next year. I love this teacher and her passion for the course.
THANKS MS. MONIKA FOR YOUR TIME TEACHING US. I'VE HAD FUN AND REALLY ENJOYED THIS CLASS TIME. I WILL TAKE IT AGAIN AND AGAIN....EVEN IF IT'S SOMEWHERE ELSE.
I would like to learn more about firing a kiln, and more about glazes. Perhaps in a more advanced class. Monika Mann really encouraged me to enjoy working with clay. She introduced me to many different techniques of hand building. I enjoyed spending time in class with Monika Mann.
Do an intensive summer course! Please.

Monika Mann: ART105C, Spring 2012     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 105C - Intro Ceramics-Wheelthrowing Crn (Section): 16124 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.63 8 0.74 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 1 (13%) 6 (75%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.63 8 0.74 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 1 (13%) 6 (75%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.86 8 0.38 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 6 (75%) 1 (13%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 8 0.76 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 2 (25%) 5 (63%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.63 8 0.74 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 1 (13%) 6 (75%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 8 1.07 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 6 (75%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 8 1.07 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 6 (75%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.57 7 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 1 (14%) 5 (71%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.63 8 0.74 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 1 (13%) 6 (75%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 8 1.07 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 6 (75%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.63 8 0.74 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 1 (13%) 6 (75%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 8 1.07 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 6 (75%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
Ms. Monika Mann showed many examples in our project just to understand our assignments.
I liked it when Monika would have presentations on how to make certain pieces and advise us when we needed help.
I totally loved the art classes she teaches.
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
It would be nice if there's a field trip.
None
15. Other comments:
Ms. Monika Mann has conducted professionalism and she is an outstanding teacher.
She is a wonderful teacher.
Monika is amazing, you should throw all the money you have at the ceramics department.

Monika Mann: ART243, Spring 2012     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 243 - Intermed Ceramics-Handbuilding Crn (Section): 16155 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 6 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (50%) 3 (50%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.83 6 0.41 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 5 (83%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.8 6 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 4 (67%) 1 (17%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.67 6 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (33%) 4 (67%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.67 6 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (33%) 4 (67%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.33 6 0.82 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 2 (33%) 3 (50%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.67 6 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (33%) 4 (67%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.67 6 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (33%) 4 (67%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 6 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (50%) 3 (50%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.33 6 0.82 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 2 (33%) 3 (50%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 6 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (50%) 3 (50%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 6 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (50%) 3 (50%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
Monica Mann is an excellent teacher. I highly recommend this class.
Great atmosphere. Appropriate interaction with other students.
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
More demonstrations of how to throw and finish pieces. More individual help. A greater variety of glazes.
15. Other comments:
No survey responses were found.

Monika Mann: ART105B, Fall 2011     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 105B - Intro Ceramics-Handbuilding Crn (Section): 15612 (0)     15613 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.89 9 0.33 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 8 (89%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.78 9 0.44 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (22%) 7 (78%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.78 9 0.44 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (22%) 7 (78%) 0 (0%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.67 9 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (33%) 6 (67%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.78 9 0.44 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (22%) 7 (78%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.78 9 0.44 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (22%) 7 (78%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 7 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 8 (89%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.86 7 0.38 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 6 (86%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 7 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (86%) 1 (14%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.71 7 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (29%) 5 (71%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.71 7 0.76 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 0 (0%) 6 (86%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 7 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (100%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
This was a great course. Monika Mann did an excellent job. Art has never come easy to me, she really helped me with this.
She has given me the opportunity to learn how to create many wonderful art project with Clay and it has also given us a chance to develop a key role.
I liked that this course was hands-on and that we were able to make a lot of pieces and learn all different ways of creating with clay.
Projects were a great experience. The people were great to work with together.
the hands on learning that this class provided gave me an excellent learning advantage and being able to make so much art was superb.
I liked creating things with the clay.
This course was very fun.
I thorouly enjoyed this class and all its activities. The teacher is wonderfully enthusiastic, and just plain awsome.
I liked working with my hands and creating things, even if they looked like a kindergartener made them. I also liked how she gave us themes to work with. I'm sure I would have just sat there deciding on what to make, all class period, otherwise.
i liked everything about this class. i want to take another class of hers , she is a great teacher. She is a awesome artist.
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
n/a
Be more willing to want to teach the students rather than making it seem like you do not want to put up with anyone that day.
maybe a better time table so pieces are able to be finished on time?
Not making Native Hawaiian themes required. We have to keep these pieces and not all of us wish to decorate our homes with such pieces.
Be more strict when students misbehave. when a student is strugling you might consider assigning that student a student helper, and perhaps give the helper a little extra credit.
15. Other comments:
She is a wonderful teacher and also she has spent the quality time teaching this wonderful and awesome class we are in.
n/a
It's a fun and relaxing course.
The teacher is amazing!! such a wonderful person and teacher!! great educator!
BEST TEACHER EVER_ SERIOUSLY!
Your awsome!! keep up the good work. Sorry i missed so much class.

Monika Mann: ART105C, Fall 2011     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 105C - Intro Ceramics-Wheelthrowing Crn (Section): 15614 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.6 5 0.89 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 4 (80%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.2 5 1.1 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (40%) 0 (0%) 3 (60%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.4 5 0.89 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 1 (20%) 3 (60%) 0 (0%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.0 5 1.41 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 3 (60%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.2 5 1.1 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (40%) 0 (0%) 3 (60%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.4 5 1.34 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (80%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.2 5 1.3 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 3 (60%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.4 5 1.34 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (80%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.2 5 1.3 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 3 (60%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.2 5 1.3 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 3 (60%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.2 5 1.3 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 3 (60%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.4 5 1.34 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (80%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
I enjoyed working with the clay on the wheel. It was a new experience for me and i liked it very much.
I liked working with the clay. I liked seeing at least a couple pieces get fired.
making ceramics
im good at wheel throwing
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
The course is taught very well by the professor and I would not suggest any changes to it.
Start firing the kilns the first week of class and fire both the bisque and high fire kilns at least once a week. Make some new glazes. Encourage all the students in the work that they do.
sorry
15. Other comments:
She is a very understanding professor and she works with you to help you with whatever problems you encounter.
Get a ceramics instructor that actually wants to instruct.
Ms mann is a graet teacher.
wish my baby didnt cause me to be absent so much cause i really wanted an A :(

Monika Mann: ART244, Fall 2011     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 244 - Intermed Ceramics-Wheelthrow Crn (Section): 15616 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.71 7 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (29%) 5 (71%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.86 7 0.38 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 6 (86%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.43 7 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 2 (29%) 4 (57%) 0 (0%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.43 7 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (57%) 3 (43%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.57 7 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (43%) 4 (57%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.29 7 0.76 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 3 (43%) 3 (43%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.86 7 0.38 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 6 (86%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.86 7 0.38 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 6 (86%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 7 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (100%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.71 7 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (29%) 5 (71%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 7 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (100%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.71 7 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (29%) 5 (71%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
The demonstrations and freedom
The entire class is a good experience
I was strongly encouraged to develop my ownways of working with the many materials available to commplete my projects. Also to use many new techniques and materials available in the ceramic lab. for the further knowledge of my skill of this craft.
everything!
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
More organization
None
Yes, a second working kiln would be beneficial.
15. Other comments:
No survey responses were found.

Monika Mann: ART105B, Spring 2011     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 105B - Intro Ceramics-Handbuilding Crn (Section): 18273 (0)     18274 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.86 7 0.38 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 6 (86%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.71 7 0.76 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 0 (0%) 6 (86%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 7 0.84 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 1 (14%) 4 (57%) 1 (14%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.57 7 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 1 (14%) 5 (71%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.43 7 1.13 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 5 (71%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 6 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (50%) 3 (50%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 8 0.76 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (29%) 5 (71%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.25 8 0.89 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 2 (25%) 4 (50%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.25 8 0.89 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 2 (25%) 4 (50%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
3.75 8 1.16 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 3 (38%) 1 (13%) 3 (38%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
3.75 8 1.16 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 3 (38%) 1 (13%) 3 (38%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
3.75 8 1.28 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 1 (13%) 2 (25%) 3 (38%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
What I liked about this course was actually learning about ceramics. It's so interesting and amazing how art can be created by a piece of clay. How people can create beautiful sculptures like animals, humans, etc... out of clay.
learn to be creative
I loved that i could be be creative in making my pieces and unique as possible. the assignments were awesome and i really enjoyed doing the activities.
I enjoyed learning the different techniques to creating ceramic pieces.
The projects came in an array of forms, with different projects testing our capacity to learn and think outside of the box to complete the task. Many of the projects were unique to the course. One in particular were the construction of ocarina flutes. Overall, the course was very satisfying.
personally, i found this course a very fun and lively course!! it's great to wake up early in the morning lookinf forward to ceramics as my first thing to do because the course itself is fun and monika is awesome. my favorite activities were making flutes and using the extruder, making the ocarinas, making the mask, and glazing with the cone 10 glazes. i liked the monika had a set up a diverse amount of artwork we had to accomplish, and that she knew how to detail ceramics well. one of the techniques i learned was flattening the clay by hand, without the use of the roller.
The course was enjoyable with a relaxed atmosphere, important in a ceramics class so you can be inspired.
awsome professor
I liked making different ceramic pieces.
I definitely enjoyed all the hands on activities. Monika was very helpful when I needed her expertise.
I loved this class. It was very relaxing and bought out the creative side of me. I am more of an outdoor kind of person and never thought I could actually be even a little artistic with my hands. Monika is an awesome teacher and very understanding. The projects that she gives have timely schedules. You have alot of time to finish one project and start on the next one without being rushed.
This course was very enjoyable and helped to reduce stress. Nice relaxing learning atmosphere!
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
No
nothing shes a good teacher or prof hehehe
I don't think i have anything she has to improve she's done a good job so forth with making do with what she has .
The instructor is a wonderful, creative artist with beautiful pieces. That being said, I'm concerned about her teaching. She needs to be better prepared.
I think the course should involve more glazing earlier in the semester after projects are bisque fired so there is no end of the year rush to glaze everything. The syllabus stated what we were going to learn but there should be more concrete deadlines. By having deadlines and having consequences for not following them, it will hopefully motivate students to meet all of the deadlines, allowing the class to move forward together with everyone on the same projects (this only occured in the last weeks of the semester).
what would have made this class better for me is if we had a longer period of time to work on the flutes and ocarinas because they require a certain amount of testing to find the right way to blow the holes, or even the right size to make the holes, and how many holes one can put on it (more so for the ocarina). when the intermediate ceramics class is available, i plan to enroll in it.
Monica needs more modern equipment tools,kiln,etc. Had a massive backlog of pieces to be fired but could not because of limited time,space in kiln causing many pieces to not be completed. In my opinion even just a slight increase in her departments budget would do some real good. But a new modern electric kiln or maybe two would do wonders for her class. It would improve the learning experience tenfold.
no she is great!
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There are not many classes that I can honestly say that don't need improvement but Monika's class does not need any improvements. She teaches her class well and is very fun to work with.
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15. Other comments:
No
mybe i will comeback to this class again in one of my sem...i know i will
i loved her class and just being able to make things with clay is more fun than anything else . I love the atmosphere in her class room so friendly .
Monika was always readily available to help me further develop my understanding, awareness, and involvement in the ceramic arts. Monika was always available to help me both in and outside of class time. She's helped enrich my ceramics experience in Ceramics 105B: beginning handbuilding.
i think that the look of the propane kiln is awesome, kinda like an oven for pizzas.
She is the most awsome person I have ever met and want to be taught, I want to thank you so mmuch for helping me thank you.
Monika thank you for a great experince. I enjoyed your personality for the most part.
I would like to thank you Monika for being understanding and helping me and the class to understanding the beauty and fun of making things. Your class if fun, enjoyable and very relaxing. Keep up the good work. Take Care and God Bless you and your Ohana. Mahalo Poch
Would highly recommend this course to others

Monika Mann: ART105C, Spring 2011     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 105C - Intro Ceramics-Wheelthrowing Crn (Section): 18275 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
I love ceramics and more importantly I loved this class. I found this semester to be the most enjoyable out of any of the times I have taken ceramics because it has allowed me to challenge myself into making difficult pieces that allowed me to learn while making them. I always enjoy taking Monica as an instructor for her positive attitude and great lessons.
loved working with clay.
I loved everything about Monika's class. Her style and approach to teaching is very relaxed and comfortable making the learning process easy to achieve. Always a pleasure!
I liked that many of my pieces were fired, so I could bring things home.
i liked that it is hands on, and gives you the opportunity to express yourself artistically, as well as academically
I loved absolutely everything about this course.
i loved the course i wish i could take it again but i gradcate and it sad because i would love to come back and just take her classes again
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
More funding for ceramics
more clay courses
None that I can think of. Just making sure she has the sufficient support from the school to get all her materials and tools she needs in order to keep the class up to par!
Start Firing at the beginning of the semester so we can experiment with the glazes throughout the semester.
no
No.
more time to make stuff in hand and wheel would be great and i would love it
15. Other comments:
Enjoyed making art pieces this semester! Thank you for another great semester!
I enjoyed the creativity around me in the class and the inspiration provided by the other students
n/a
Over the course of the entire last year that I have been learning at HCC, Monika Mann has single handedly taught me more than the rest of my teachers combined. Please, allow me to list just a few of the lessons she has taught me. -She has taught me determination, and how to laugh at myself when I mess up. -She has taught me courage, the courage to do what I want to do, and what I feel is right to do. -She has taught me how to know when to give up, and not tuck tail and run, but to let things go in their own way and time. -She has taught me how to find simple joy in life again, by way of making art. -She has taught me to not take things too seriously, to let life go about and pull you along. -But most of all? Monika Mann has shown me my medium, by way of clay. My own element to push and pull to shape into something I desire. -She has taught me all of these through ceramics, by allowing me to make my own choices when it comes to my art. We all love you Monika, and you are the single best teacher I have ever had. You are talented, wonderful, amazing, and miraculous, and don't let anyone tell you different. Have a good summer, and I'll see you in the fall.
good job with teaching me stuff
love her class always. nice teacher with nice classmates !

Monika Mann: ART243, Spring 2011     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 243 - Intermed Ceramics-Handbuilding Crn (Section): 18276 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.64 11 0.92 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 9 (82%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.73 11 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 1 (9%) 9 (82%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.63 11 1.06 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (64%) 3 (27%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.73 11 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 1 (9%) 9 (82%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.64 11 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 2 (18%) 8 (73%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.45 11 1.29 Freq(%) 1 (9%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 0 (0%) 9 (82%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.64 11 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 2 (18%) 8 (73%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.55 11 1.04 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 1 (9%) 0 (0%) 9 (82%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.55 11 1.04 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 1 (9%) 0 (0%) 9 (82%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.55 11 1.04 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 1 (9%) 0 (0%) 9 (82%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.73 11 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 1 (9%) 9 (82%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.55 11 1.21 Freq(%) 1 (9%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 9 (82%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
enjoyed working with my hands to create works of art
Ceramics is a hands on class therefore making it more enjoyable than a class of non stop lecturing. The students help make the class interesting with their individual ideas and creations.
as a repeat, non credit student, i was pretty much allowed to work independently, which works for me. i was able to set my own goals and work to accomplish them. Ms. Mann offered comments, criticism and alternate techniques.
the constant improvment in the creation of ceramic peices.
I am so happy HCC has a ceramics program. Monika Mann is such an awesome instructor. She gives you all the tools you need to know about clay then she supports you in creative expression. She is Da Bes!!!!
it's a great class and Monika brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her students.
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
The firing process should be an ongoing process so we can see our projects during the course of the semester instead of seeing the final glazed pieces at the end of the semester. Glazing should be taught the first month of the class so we can do the steps as we complete each project. The firing needs to be done in a timely fashion during the entire semester not rushed at the end of session
a better schedule of work tasks, such as clay work, bisque firing, glazing and final firing needs to be established. although Monica tried harder to complete the necessary firings on time, again this didn't happen
nope
More firing of our pieces:)
New kilns!
15. Other comments:
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CERAMICS IS THE BEST AND SO ARE YOU love Zef
Awesome teacher. thanks for teaching me to be creative with clay. Darryl Brown
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Monika Mann: ART105B, Fall 2010     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 105B - Intro Ceramics-Handbuilding Crn (Section): 17259 (0)     17260 (0)     17892 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.56 9 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (44%) 5 (56%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.78 9 0.44 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (22%) 7 (78%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.88 9 0.35 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 7 (78%) 1 (11%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.38 9 0.92 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (22%) 1 (11%) 5 (56%) 1 (11%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.89 9 0.33 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 8 (89%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.78 9 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 0 (0%) 8 (89%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.83 6 0.41 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 0 (0%) 8 (89%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.83 6 0.41 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 5 (83%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.2 5 1.79 Freq(%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 5 (83%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.6 5 0.89 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 4 (80%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.6 5 0.89 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 4 (80%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.4 5 1.34 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (80%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
i met alot of people we made alot of different stuff and i got better
I really liked that Monika showed us many different techniques for firing earthen ware.
Course relaxing and enjoyable. encourages creativity and personal expression
lots of projects done.
we got to do a lot of cool art work out of ceramic, really fun if you have imagination
i liked everything about the course
I like how this class calms me down if i'm stressed or irratated. It really clears my mind and gets my mind off of things.
Monika gave us a variety of assignments and allowed us to explore the medium in a way best suited to each individual. There was alot of information and yet it didn't feel overwhelming. I really enjoyed class time and learned alot this semester and plan to take more ceramics classes because of my success.
I liked taht i learned a lot and has happy to know that i could use and build things
I liked the free time we had to make whatever we wanted.
I really enjoyed this class, Monika. You made my scary first semester just FLY by, because I was always looking forward to your next class. We love you!
I like working with clay.
I love working with my hands, so it's no wonder that I absolutely enjoyed this class, and Monika was a delight to learn from.
I enjoy working on all those project we were assigned.
we were able to try a variety of techniques including a raku and a pit firing which was very exciting
EVERYTHING!!!!!!!!
My favorite course this semester!!! I really enjoyed all the creative moments learned in this class.. It was a blast!
Learning how to make pinchpots.
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
no i think monica did a great job.
No.
none
good course
None. This was without a question my favorite class.
The length of class was too long.
No, really. My whole experience with this class has been awesome!
More underglazes and final glazes, more variety of colors.
We had to come up with designs for some of the projects we were working on--patterns, pictures, decorations and the like. I wish we'd had more time to come up with them. Monika could have given us advance notice on the type of project we were going to be working on next, that way we'd have time to come up with a design. At least, that would have made it easier for me. Also, warning about the time frame of when it's too late to work with your clay (can't shape it, can't expand it, etc because it's too dry) would have been nice.
I like it the way it is. Not to fast and not to slow either.
none, it was excellent
None whatsoever
None
none.
15. Other comments:
i love that class.
I think Monika should be given tenure, she has been working at the college for the 5 years I have been there and is a great teacher and in my opinion one of the most knowledgeable potter's on the Island. She is a very enthusiastic professor and seems to be able to motivate almost anyone regardless of disabilities or artistic ability.
facilities-classroom in need of repair.
excellent
I laughed everyday. It was very enjoyable and I didn't realize that I can make some pretty nice things. Now I have gifts to give people. Thank you so much for teaching me about art.
thanks monika
Oh, and thank you for keeping my head up throughout the semester!
Monika Mann is a great teacher.
I will tell my fellow classmate to take this class if they are looking to find a course to fill there schedule
An interesting experience for a freshmen.
Thank you for a great semester!
none.

Monika Mann: ART105C, Fall 2010     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 105C - Intro Ceramics-Wheelthrowing Crn (Section): 17261 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.8 10 0.42 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 8 (80%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.88 10 0.35 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 7 (70%) 2 (20%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.89 10 0.33 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 8 (80%) 1 (10%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.8 10 0.42 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 8 (80%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.7 10 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 8 (80%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.8 10 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 0 (0%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.8 10 0.42 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 8 (80%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.7 10 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 8 (80%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.78 10 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 0 (0%) 8 (80%) 1 (10%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.8 10 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 0 (0%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.8 10 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 0 (0%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
making clay pieces.
Excellent course to take. Projects allowed individuals to be creative.
ms mann made it fun to learn about ceramics and all the different techniques
the creative outlet and uniform structure of wheel throwing
I like the fact that nothing ever seemed rushed and that monika was always patient with us and well prepared with information, references and what not when we asked her anything
Very creative with the art from the wheel to handbuilding. love it!
I love the allowed creativity. Even if Monika feels that something may not works she expresses her concerns. Ultimately it all works out in the end and she gives appropriate guidance.
lots of help from teacher
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
nope
more high tech equimpent and supplies
Provide more time for firing and glazing so the students are not rushed and the instructor isn't taxed.
no all good
15. Other comments:
good class to learn how to wheelthrow
Very fun class this semester.
This is one of my favorite classes at HCC. I love walking into the ceramics studio,watching people "create" with clay, talking story and listening to music. It is such a pleasant enviornment. I think Monika handles many people coming at her all at once very well. She is an excellent artist and a patient and thoughtful teach, even when she makes her cute litte expressions with her face. She rocks!!!!!!

Monika Mann: ART243, Fall 2010     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 243 - Intermed Ceramics-Handbuilding Crn (Section): 17258 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.8 5 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 4 (80%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.8 5 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 4 (80%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 5 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (80%) 1 (20%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.6 5 0.89 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 4 (80%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.8 5 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 4 (80%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.6 5 0.89 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 4 (80%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.8 5 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 4 (80%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.6 5 0.89 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 4 (80%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.8 5 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 4 (80%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.6 5 0.89 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 4 (80%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.6 5 0.89 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 4 (80%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.6 5 0.89 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 4 (80%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
I liked the assignments and projects, and the power point presentations
yaaa*** She is da best...sooo whooop...
The ability to attend class on my time gives me great flexibility. I also get to meet more students and see what they are creating.
Everything, most enjoyable class I've ever had
I like everything about this class!
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
more shelves
The clay pieces should be fired earlier with a glaze firing done a few weeks into the class so students can see some final results. The teacher needs to LEAD BY EXAMPLE cleaning up after herself and not count on the monitor to clean up her mess. Suggest a lab fee of $10. per student be charged to defray some of the propane cost...it was done in the past.
More funding for ceramics department!
Make classroom bigger and lockable!
15. Other comments:
I totally enjoyed the class and am looking forward to taking a class from Monika next semester
Great teacher, great ceramics lab, great class
"No" other comment is needed! Everything is all good!

Monika Mann: ART105B, Spring 2010     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 105B - Intro Ceramics-Handbuilding Crn (Section): 16113 (0)     16114 (0)     16115 (0)    
1. Course objectives and procedures (for example, attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
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%) 8 (89%)
2. Course objectives were met.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 10 0.42 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 9 (100%)
3. The text(s) and class materials were helpful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 1 (11%) 7 (78%)
4. Class activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were helpful and well suited to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 9 (100%)
5. Assignments were clear and helpful in mastering course content.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 9 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 9 (90%)
6. Assignment and exams were fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 9 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 8 (89%)
7. The total course workload was fair and appropriate.
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%) 3 (75%)
8. Regular attendance or participation was important to student success in the course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.89 9 0.33 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 4 (100%)
9. The instructor was always prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.6 10 0.7 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 9 (100%)
10. The instructor presented difficult concepts clearly and understandably.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 10 0.85 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 8 (89%)
11. The instructor knew the subject matter well.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 9 (100%)
12. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 9 (100%)
13. The instructor was willing to help students during office hours and/or via email.
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%) 9 (90%)
14. The instructor clearly motivated the students.
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%) 9 (90%)
15. The instructor encouraged critical thinking.
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%) 3 (75%)
16. The instructor graded 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%) 2 (50%)
17. The instructor made helpful comments on assignments and exams in a timely manner.
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%) 8 (89%)
18. I would rate the overall effectiveness of the instructor: F=Inferior; D=Poor; C=Average; B=Good; A=Superior.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   F   D   C   B   A  
4.89 9 0.33 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 7 (78%)
19. If you were teaching this course: a. What would you do to improve it? b. What would you change?
nothing it was good!
I could not change perfection, Monika is an excellent instructor. I learned a lot and truly enjoyed taking this course.
Nothing, it was excellent.
noting
None
I would could not think of any improvements or any changes Monika Mann's teaching techniques and overall performance was excellent! I would take all of her course if and when I get a chance.
I would not change anything. She knows ceramics well.
Nothing, I enjoy this class.
nothing..
Wish had more painting materials.
there suppose to make more space for art works so that student will have enough room for there pieces
nothing...
she needs to recognize students names because she always does attendance and checks me off as the wrong person.
Have instructions printed out so activities were well instructed and that there would be no confusion in class.
she is a good teacher.
20. What do you think of the teacher and his/her teaching methods?
it was good and funny.
She likes it quiet when she is teaching, full attention.
She is a very talented artist and it was very inspirational to see her work along side us to show us techniques and options and she gave wonderful advise about glaze applications and options.
shes a great teacher
Great
she has a very good style of teaching
I think that the Teacher's teahing methods were outstanding! I would take all of her classes so I could learn all she has to offer, thats how I like her teaching techniques, I understand what she is talking about and if I dont she will take the time to help you.
She is a good teacher. I learned all kinds of great stuff in class. As I am not by nature a clay kind of a person. But I learned a lot from Momika.
Good
of course..
She is good and professional.
she is very experience in hand building and i like the way she teach us because we learn a lot of methods in hand building
great...
it is excellent
easy to understand and thorough.
21. Has he/she contributed to your general knowledge or to learning job skills?
no
Yes very much so, she makes sure everyone in class understands or if they need help, she is right there to help.
I feel much more confident to take on larger projects and try to incorporate art into my every day life. She has a wealth of information about ceramics and about the art world including installations and shows which has given me a lot more confidence to try different techniques and learn more about firing.
Yes
great
Yes
i feel im am better prepaired
Yes! she has awakened my artistic side and opened up my mind to this new medium.(ceramics)
Yes!
Yea
yup..
Indeed, she is a wonderful teacher and I learned a lot.
yes
yes she did..
yes
definately
22. Other comments:
thank you for having me in your class, it was funny learning about art.
It was a very therapeutic and welcoming environment and I met very nice people and was able to see how other people approached projects and we learned from each other. The sculpturing workshop was awesome
Ms.Monika i loved this semesters handbuilding class. I cant wait to come up with even more ideas for next year and maybe perfect my techneques.
great
Thanks
more artt..
Monica is a very talented teacher and very creative..She is a very funny and easy to approach
nope...
none

Monika Mann: ART105C, Spring 2010     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 105C - Intro Ceramics-Wheelthrowing Crn (Section): 16116 (0)    
1. Course objectives and procedures (for example, attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.83 6 0.41 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 5 (83%)
2. Course objectives were met.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 6 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (33%) 4 (67%)
3. The text(s) and class materials were helpful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 6 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (100%)
4. Class activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were helpful and well suited to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 6 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (100%)
5. Assignments were clear and helpful in mastering course content.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.83 6 0.41 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 5 (83%)
6. Assignment and exams were fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 6 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (33%) 4 (67%)
7. The total course workload was fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 6 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (33%) 4 (67%)
8. Regular attendance or participation was important to student success in the course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.83 6 0.41 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 5 (83%)
9. The instructor was always prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 6 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (100%)
10. The instructor presented difficult concepts clearly and understandably.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 6 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (100%)
11. The instructor knew the subject matter well.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 6 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (100%)
12. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 6 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (100%)
13. The instructor was willing to help students during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 6 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (33%) 4 (67%)
14. The instructor clearly motivated the students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 6 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (100%)
15. The instructor encouraged critical thinking.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 6 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (100%)
16. The instructor graded 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%)
17. The instructor made helpful comments on assignments and exams in a timely manner.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 6 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (100%)
18. I would rate the overall effectiveness of the instructor: F=Inferior; D=Poor; C=Average; B=Good; A=Superior.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   F   D   C   B   A  
5.0 5 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (100%)
19. If you were teaching this course: a. What would you do to improve it? b. What would you change?
Ms. Mann is a very great teacher she knows what she is doing and there wouldent be anyone beter to teach this course.
Can't think of anything!
nothing
Fire projects starting in the beginning of the semester and continue firing throughout the semester so students can have a feeling of pride and accomplishment in their projects.
i wouldn't change anything.
20. What do you think of the teacher and his/her teaching methods?
Her teaching methods was great, more so because i am a hands on learner.
Monica Mann, is a very creative and openminded instructer allowing the creative flow of her students and she has a sense of humor!!
the teacher knows what she is doing i like her methods of teaching and the teacher is fun to be around
Well done, well presented, I learn in every class. The class is artistically inspirational.
i think her teaching methods were just right for the class.
21. Has he/she contributed to your general knowledge or to learning job skills?
yes very much.
Absolutley!
yes
she has contributed to my general knowledge
we learned to be creative
22. Other comments:
Great job.

Monika Mann: ART244, Spring 2010     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 244 - Intermed Ceramics-Wheelthrow Crn (Section): 16696 (0)    
1. Course objectives and procedures (for example, attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 7 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (100%)
2. Course objectives were met.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.71 7 0.76 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 0 (0%) 6 (86%)
3. The text(s) and class materials were helpful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.86 7 0.38 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 6 (86%)
4. Class activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were helpful and well suited to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 7 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (100%)
5. Assignments were clear and helpful in mastering course content.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.86 7 0.38 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 6 (86%)
6. Assignment and exams were fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.86 7 0.38 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 6 (86%)
7. The total course workload was fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 7 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (100%)
8. Regular attendance or participation was important to student success in the course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 6 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (100%)
9. The instructor was always prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.86 7 0.38 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 6 (86%)
10. The instructor presented difficult concepts clearly and understandably.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 7 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (100%)
11. The instructor knew the subject matter well.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 7 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (100%)
12. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 7 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (100%)
13. The instructor was willing to help students during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 7 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (100%)
14. The instructor clearly motivated the students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 7 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (100%)
15. The instructor encouraged critical thinking.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 7 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (100%)
16. The instructor graded fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 7 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (100%)
17. The instructor made helpful comments on assignments and exams in a timely manner.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 7 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (100%)
18. I would rate the overall effectiveness of the instructor: F=Inferior; D=Poor; C=Average; B=Good; A=Superior.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   F   D   C   B   A  
4.86 7 0.38 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 6 (86%)
19. If you were teaching this course: a. What would you do to improve it? b. What would you change?
Not a thing
nothing
change not needed.
I would not change a thing Monika Mann made things clear on what we can or cannot do.
20. What do you think of the teacher and his/her teaching methods?
Very effective clearly explained methods and procedures, FUN and Exciting !
Great teaching style; very hand-on learning
she has wonderful, helpful methods
she is fair, helpfull, and understanding, easy to communicate with.
I think Monika Mann teaching method is very good.
I feel that Monika is an amazing artist who really knows what she is doing. She is always helpful to those who need her help.
21. Has he/she contributed to your general knowledge or to learning job skills?
Detail was very important, has made me an attentive thrower !
yes
she taught me all i need to know about clay, glazing, and art!!!!
she has contributed to my general knowledge by keeping good communication skills, keeping goals inmind.
I think Monika Mann had contribute a lot to my general knowledge skill.
22. Other comments:
Had a lot of fun Monika, Thank u, TRAVIS C T.
The ceramics department needs some more financial resources
awesome class
No other comments is needed Mrs. Monika Mann is a very good teacher.

Monika Mann: ART105B, Fall 2009     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 105B - Intro Ceramics-Handbuilding Crn (Section): 15114 (0)     15115 (0)     15788 (0)    
1. Course objectives and procedures (for example, attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (67%)
2. Course objectives were met.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 4 (67%)
3. The text(s) and class materials were helpful.
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 (17%) 5 (83%)
4. Class activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were helpful and well suited to the subject matter.
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 (67%)
5. Assignments were clear and helpful in mastering course content.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 6 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (33%) 3 (100%)
6. Assignment and exams were fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 6 0.84 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 3 (100%)
7. The total course workload was fair and appropriate.
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%) 4 (80%)
8. Regular attendance or participation was important to student success in the course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 6 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (80%)
9. The instructor was always prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (50%)
10. The instructor presented difficult concepts clearly and understandably.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 3 (50%)
11. The instructor knew the subject matter well.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 5 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (67%)
12. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 5 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (50%) 3 (50%)
13. The instructor was willing to help students during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 6 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (50%) 3 (100%)
14. The instructor clearly motivated the students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 6 0.82 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (33%) 3 (100%)
15. The instructor encouraged critical thinking.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 6 0.82 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 2 (33%) 4 (80%)
16. The instructor graded fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 6 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (80%)
17. The instructor made helpful comments on assignments and exams in a timely manner.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 0 (0%) 3 (50%)
18. I would rate the overall effectiveness of the instructor: F=Inferior; D=Poor; C=Average; B=Good; A=Superior.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   F   D   C   B   A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 3 (60%)
19. If you were teaching this course: a. What would you do to improve it? b. What would you change?
Start Glazing earlier so I can learn what to expect from the glazes and plan my glazes for my favorite pieces
shorter demonstrations.
no need to change
nothing
More time to hand build items.
Wouldn't change anything really, course was very fun and I learned a lot about stuff I didn't know to begin with. Very pleasant for a beginner! Teacher was very knowledgeable and encouraging, I felt they suited the position perfectly! Lab fee was not at all unreasonable.
Make students learn how to wedge clay
Nothing the class is just fine the way it is
I loved this class and have learned a lot of new techniques to create different types of sculpture and hand built pieces. Monika is a very talented artist and has inspired me to continue to try new ways to build my skills....and have fun.
20. What do you think of the teacher and his/her teaching methods?
fun, easy to understand, makes herself clear, and always willing to answer questions
i think her methods are good.
good
very good and easy to understand
None
Great, she kept me motivated throughout the semester.
Yes she taught us very well
I think she did very well of teaching how the principles of the class to reach the standards.
Very clear, detailed, and explanatory. I felt confident in what I followed from their instructions. Easy to talk to if I needed help. Found myself improving everyday. Learned everyday.
Great, very hands-on and creative.
I think that she is very helpful and is always prepared for questions and is able to answer them very clearly.
Monika has a very practical way of demonstrating techniques and types of hand building. She gives very clear instructions and works along side us to give us an example of what she is teaching. Her work is awesome and very inspiring. She is very supportive and encourages students to be creative and come up with ideas and questions. She is very knowledgeable and demonstrates all aspects of handbuilding, altering forms, glazing and firing.We tried a wide variety of hand building and were able to focus on areas of interest and learn from each other with Monikas' guidance.She also encouraged us to use the wide selection of books we have about ceramics and related fields.
21. Has he/she contributed to your general knowledge or to learning job skills?
she has made me want to do more ceramics in the future
its art so... not really
yes
kind of
yes
I really learned a lot this semester I was able to learn different ways to hand build clay
Definitely general knowledge of the subject matter. Job skills could be applied to in terms of the time frame we were given to complete an assignment, and the responsibility we had during the class period.
If I was going to be an artist, yes.
Yes the teacher was very helpful i thought i could never make something nice out of clay because the original color was dull...But after we glazed our pieces i was amazed on how beautiful it all came out....
Very much so. I feel more confident to try new techniques and have expanded my ceramic vocabulary and feel more confident with a wide variety of under glazes, and low and high fire glazes and techniques such as scraffito.
22. Other comments:
class was a lot of fun and I look forward to another class
It was awesome and I hope to be able to continue taking classes from Monika

Monika Mann: ART105C, Fall 2009     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 105C - Intro Ceramics-Wheelthrowing Crn (Section): 15116 (0)    
1. Course objectives and procedures (for example, attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 6 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (50%) 3 (50%)
2. Course objectives were met.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 6 0.84 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 1 (17%) 4 (67%)
3. The text(s) and class materials were helpful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 6 0.82 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 2 (33%) 3 (50%)
4. Class activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were helpful and well suited to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 6 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (50%) 3 (50%)
5. Assignments were clear and helpful in mastering course content.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.17 6 0.98 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (33%) 1 (17%) 3 (50%)
6. Assignment and exams were fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 6 0.82 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 2 (33%) 3 (50%)
7. The total course workload was fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.17 6 0.98 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (33%) 1 (17%) 3 (50%)
8. Regular attendance or participation was important to student success in the course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.17 6 0.98 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (33%) 1 (17%) 3 (50%)
9. The instructor was always prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 6 0.84 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 1 (17%) 4 (67%)
10. The instructor presented difficult concepts clearly and understandably.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.83 6 1.33 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 2 (33%) 0 (0%) 3 (50%)
11. The instructor knew the subject matter well.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 6 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (33%) 4 (67%)
12. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 6 0.82 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 2 (33%) 3 (50%)
13. The instructor was willing to help students during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.17 6 0.98 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (33%) 1 (17%) 3 (50%)
14. The instructor clearly motivated the students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.17 6 0.98 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (33%) 1 (17%) 3 (50%)
15. The instructor encouraged critical thinking.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 6 1.1 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (50%) 0 (0%) 3 (50%)
16. The instructor graded fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.17 6 0.98 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (33%) 1 (17%) 3 (50%)
17. The instructor made helpful comments on assignments and exams in a timely manner.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 6 1.1 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (50%) 0 (0%) 3 (50%)
18. I would rate the overall effectiveness of the instructor: F=Inferior; D=Poor; C=Average; B=Good; A=Superior.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   F   D   C   B   A  
4.33 6 0.82 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 2 (33%) 3 (50%)
19. If you were teaching this course: a. What would you do to improve it? b. What would you change?
nothing, this class was fun, and she teaches it well
It would have been helpful if there were books on glazes readily available. (If there were, I did not know about them).
Nothing
20. What do you think of the teacher and his/her teaching methods?
very good
She seems a little bit scatter brained - It is frustrating when I ask for her help or her professional advice, and then someone else comes and asks a question, and she goes to them. And so on. I have seen this happen with other students when they ask questions too, and she tries to do too many things at once. I often found myself waiting forever just for her to get back to me after helping three or four other people.
Very Effective
21. Has he/she contributed to your general knowledge or to learning job skills?
yes
Yes
22. Other comments:
Thank You Very Much. TRAVIS TOMPKINS

Monika Mann: ART243, Fall 2009     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Art
Course: ART 243 - Intermed Ceramics-Handbuilding Crn (Section): 15117 (0)    
1. Course objectives and procedures (for example, attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.1 10 1.2 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 5 (50%)
2. Course objectives were met.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.1 10 1.45 Freq(%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 6 (60%)
3. The text(s) and class materials were helpful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.8 10 1.62 Freq(%) 2 (20%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 2 (20%) 5 (50%)
4. Class activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were helpful and well suited to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.2 10 1.23 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 6 (60%)
5. Assignments were clear and helpful in mastering course content.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.1 10 1.2 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 5 (50%)
6. Assignment and exams were fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.3 10 1.06 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 2 (20%) 6 (60%)
7. The total course workload was fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.6 10 0.7 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 2 (20%) 7 (70%)
8. Regular attendance or participation was important to student success in the course.
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%)
9. The instructor was always prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.9 10 1.66 Freq(%) 2 (20%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 6 (60%)
10. The instructor presented difficult concepts clearly and understandably.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.2 10 1.23 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 6 (60%)
11. The instructor knew the subject matter well.
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%)
12. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 10 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 3 (30%) 6 (60%)
13. The instructor was willing to help students during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 10 1.41 Freq(%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 5 (50%)
14. The instructor clearly motivated the students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.3 10 0.95 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 1 (10%) 6 (60%)
15. The instructor encouraged critical thinking.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.2 10 1.03 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (40%) 0 (0%) 6 (60%)
16. The instructor graded fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.3 10 1.34 Freq(%) 1 (10%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 7 (70%)
17. The instructor made helpful comments on assignments and exams in a timely manner.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.2 10 1.14 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 2 (20%) 1 (10%) 6 (60%)
18. I would rate the overall effectiveness of the instructor: F=Inferior; D=Poor; C=Average; B=Good; A=Superior.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   F   D   C   B   A  
4.2 10 1.48 Freq(%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 7 (70%)
19. If you were teaching this course: a. What would you do to improve it? b. What would you change?
If I were teaching this course students would have gone thru the entire process in the first month to see the end result and glaze choices. There should be definite calendar days for demos so that the student can aticipate what is to happen since our time is so important. The kiln should be fired as soon as the shelves fill with finished pieces so that the student can see their end result. The kilns were only in full operation at the end of the semester and as I write this the studio is full of unfired projects. The students should be accountable for cleaning their area and shared areas as well. Perhaps weekly monitors should be assigned..something has to be done to take care of this matter. After the instructor does a demo she should make sure she cleans up the area as an example for her students. It's hard to preach something you don't practice. There should be a raku firing every semester for an added experience for the students to show another option.
I would planned the firing schedule a little better, although end of semester came so fast!
I enjoyed this class last semester and I enjoyed it even more this semester. So, I would not change anything.
If I were teaching this course, I would have several assitants to help with different sections on the previous subjects of ceramics that I have instructed. For example: Hand building has a lot of sections that can be taught but would be hard to continue to help people with and at the same time continue to teach on new subjects such as wheel throwing. Having individuals who are familiar with the subjects would help to lessen her load as well as getting the information you need without disturbing the immediate instructor when she is teaching another subject. I am talking about volunteer helpers, cause I know the Hawcc can not pay them.
not sure.
to be honest i wouldnt change much maybe have a day twice a semester where all the students clean the studio top to bottom.
i would prepare a schedule of events, topics and STICK to it. For example, i might set aside the first hour of every week for a lecture and demonstration of a particular technique, then leave the rest of the time for student lab work; and be consistent so that they know they must be in class at least the first hour when demonstrations are done. Moreover, I would prepare materials and equipment ahead of time for these lecture/demonstrations; not take up class time for prep.
20. What do you think of the teacher and his/her teaching methods?
The instructor is an artist and lacks teaching skills and planning, does not carry thru with her ideas, leaving students frustrated and sometimes let down. She sometimes shows her emotions on her sleeve, needs to treat all the students the same.
I think Ms. Mann is thee perfect art instructor. She absolutely supports and allows her students creative expression. Her sense of humor and disposition makes the class a comfortable place for great work to happen!
I think the teacher does a great job teaching different techniques and explaining why certain things happen with the clay when you use different techniques.
Monica is a hard nose, sweet atimes, know her stuff-instructor. Her teaching methods portray her own personality, as in detail, beauty and creativity.
I think she and her teaching methods are superior!
Monica is the best teacher i ever had
Ms. Mann is a great and skilled artist and ceramicist, but is highly unorganized, such that an orderly learning experience of basic techniques of ceramics is not adequately taught. The instructor is easily distracted by interesting techniques and which are taught on the spur of the moment.
21. Has he/she contributed to your general knowledge or to learning job ski