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Instructor: Man Yang

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ASAN100, Spring 2015
MUS107, Spring 2015
MUS107, Spring 2015
MUS107, Spring 2015
MUS121C, Spring 2015
ASAN100, Fall 2014
MUS107, Fall 2014
MUS107, Fall 2014
MUS121C, Fall 2014
MUS107, Spring 2014
ASAN100, Fall 2013
MUS107, Fall 2013
MUS107, Fall 2013
MUS121C, Fall 2013
MUS121C, Fall 2013
MUS107, Spring 2013
MUS121C, Spring 2013
MUS107, Fall 2012
MUS121C, Fall 2012
MUS107, Spring 2012
MUS107, Fall 2011
MUS121C, Fall 2011

Man Yang: ASAN100, Spring 2015

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Social Science
Course: ASAN 100 - Asian Perspectives Crn (Section): 33658 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 28 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%) 4 (14%) 23 (82%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.36 28 0.91 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 2 (7%) 2 (7%) 8 (29%) 16 (57%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.61 28 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (7%) 7 (25%) 19 (68%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.64 28 0.73 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 1 (4%) 5 (18%) 21 (75%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.64 28 0.73 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 1 (4%) 5 (18%) 21 (75%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.64 28 0.62 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (7%) 6 (21%) 20 (71%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.68 28 0.72 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 1 (4%) 4 (14%) 22 (79%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.54 28 0.84 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 3 (11%) 4 (14%) 20 (71%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 28 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 2 (7%) 5 (18%) 20 (71%)
10. The instructor informed students of their grades on exams and assignments promptly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 28 0.59 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (7%) 3 (11%) 23 (82%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.54 28 0.74 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (14%) 5 (18%) 19 (68%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 28 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%) 4 (14%) 23 (82%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
Her major strength would be the PowerPoint. Nice clean and simple.
She is very understanding of students busy life and schedule and does her best to cooperate.
She is Asian and knows about much of the demographics and history of Asia.
Man Yang continually kept the classroom interested in each of the topics we covered in class. All round great teacher!
very caring
She is incredibly patient. I think she also shows a great deal of receptiveness and honesty. Possibly due to her background in music, she approaches the class subject matter with a refreshingly different perspective.
great examples, encourages participation
She made us enjoy the classes every time.
Her slide show are very good and she explains the cultures well.
She has been a great help to me this semester, I suffered a lot through this semester but Ms. Yang was always helpful and positive
Yang's strengths were that she involved everyone to be part of a group discussion project so that everyone had a chance to learn about different Asian politics, culture, and historical archives and events.
-clear in explaining new things, not letting commuciation (pronunciation) barrier to get in the way of lecturing
she knows the subject well, likes to get students to participate regardless how stupid we may sound not knowing much about the subject.
Man Yang is very enthusiastic and experienced in her field of work, and is good at inspiring her students to learn more about the history and cultures of Asia and they world around them. She also has a talent for getting students to think for themselves, and encourages them to cover interesting topics in and out of class, beyond the basic texts.
-personable, approachable -fair, reasonable -always prepared for her lecture -encourages students to give their opinions on discussions
She's a knowledgeable professor with a lot of patience for her students, who asks the dumbest question ever!!!!! She is also very nice and an understanding professor.
She explains well about her area.
She's really passionate and knowledgeable in the field of Asian Studies, and at the same time knowledgeable on the culture as well. Also, she keeps everything organized and neat on time every class.
knows the subject area.
She gives many opportunities to students for participation in class and often give reminders about upcoming projects, extra credit opportunities and quizzes. She has a lot of information on subjects covered for the course and is understanding as a teacher to help reach a compromise on assignments if reasons are legit. She also encourages students to participate in school functions. She allowed an easy entrance to the Honolulu Museum of Arts to make doing a project easier.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
If anything I would like her to put some PowerPoint in the resource center after class is done, because sometimes she rush through the PowerPoint so I sometimes don't have the chance to copy everything
nothing at the moment.
None
Nothing.
While I find her patience to be one of her shining qualities, I would suggest that she balance that with strictness with time limits. Sometimes I feel she was pressed for time, because student presentations ran a little long.
Nothing
Can she be a bit more flexible with her typed assignments.
I don't think there should be any changes, i really enjoyed the class and noticed a lot of other students remained at the end of the semester which isa rare at KCC
Not very much to change out of her, I think she's a perfect instructor to have when you take her courses between Asian Perspectives or Music History.
Be more accessible outside of class; have a hard time contacting her once in a while. Put slides up on laulima, i come to class almost daily but i can't write every slide down in the pace she goes at times, for the final exam be more open minded i feel constraint to talk about political and religious issues in asian countries 2 of which don't interest me as much as other asian topics that i'd love to talk about. It's hard to write a 6 page paper and give a presentation on something you show little interest on makes you discouraged to do the assignment.Write comments down on assignments, sometimes i get a low grade on things like 4.5 out of 5 and don't even know what i did wrong. comments can be short.
I see some student cheating when we are taking exam, which is super annoying.
There are two suggestions I have for Man, which I feel will benefit future students and make the class better. Number one, try to enforce a stricter time limit on the Discussion Leaders, or at least stress to them the importance of respecting the time limit so that we can have more time to finish the class lectures. I really liked the discussion leaders and thought it was a good idea, however, a lot of the groups went way over time and it left very little time for the lecture. It is very interesting to hear what the teacher has to say, because she has a lot of new outlooks on tops that come from her experience. Something that can't really be replaced wit the discussion leaders. Number two, the text book was no help in taking the test. Most of the test were based on basic information about the countries and their cultures, however, the assigned textbook had little to none of the basic information, it was very hard to read or find anything, due to the disorganization of the book. And though some of the articles were interesting to read, they didn't help me get a thorough/broad understanding Asian countries and cultures. My suggestion, get a textbook which is easy to read, well organized, and simple to look basic facts up.
-some of the exam questions are easy, as long as the student goes to class and views her slides, student should have no problem passing -bought the textbook, but, didn't use it as much as I would have liked -maybe more exam questions from the textbook so that students are actually reading it
Maybe talk to students who consistently come to class late and distract the class. Maybe even deduct points whenever they come to class late. She could be a little stricter when it comes to punctuality.
nothing to do change.
Probably provide more time constraints on her lectures, as some lectures span from a certain period of time and sometimes are behind the initial schedule.
Occasionally on exams there are questions that were not covered in class due to lack of discussion leaders on the topic or time before the quiz. Though I understand you give us a study guide for the quizzes, either covering the material in class or omitting uncovered material from the quiz would help.
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
She often has extra credit make up work for students who are falling behind and need the points.
She answered emails and kept in touch.
She would make sure to answer all question or concerns the students had.
caring
She was very good at communicating, and tried to show understanding to various life problems students had.
encourages students to attend class and participate
She gave us some opportunities to experience some cultures of many countries.
she asked if anybody knows if somebody is not in the class and she talks with them to make sure that they are all caught up.
When i told her i was having issues, she gave me clear instructions of how to improve myself that other teachers didn't.
Her grading style is very simple, straight forward, and fair in her tests and short analysis event report papers for each and every student in this course.
-by being accessible by email and by being very much approachable at all times
Didn't really show any concern for students really in my opinion. for the most part all she would do at first would say how we can get extra credit then later that dies down and if you got a low grade she wouldn't say anything about it. a friend of mine had a low grade in her class which she didn't know about until she asked the instructor. to me an instructor shouldn;t have to be asked but should show concern when the student is on the verge of failing so they can get some help BEFORE that grade drops even more.
-very easy going and understanding, no problems at all in this respect
Spoke to students immediately via person or email as well.
she asked us what she concerned and try to help us.
She notifies students that haven't took something or takes note of the people that are lacking in the class. Also, she asks questions that helps us make an insight on what we should do.
She was very understanding of my situation when I could not effectively participate in an assignment due to certain circumstances and often asks if we know where another student is if they did not come to class.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes, its a very educational but also fun class to be in.
Sure, if Asian studies is of interest.
Yes! She supports each student.
I would recommend Man Yang to other students, she gets along with each and every student. You can tell she cares for her students.
yes
I would absolutely recommend her to students, because I found that she was a reliable source of true information, and very encouraging as a teacher. I find her class to be not unfairly difficult.
Yes, she is an excellent teacher
I do. I think she is nice. Actually I was not interested in some countries so much but I enjoyed to learn about them so much.
Yes her class is very good and she explains everything very clearly and simple.
yes, the class thought me a lot about Asia and i think anyone living in such a culturally diverse place as Hawaii should know where lots of our residents come from
As I mentioned, her teaching style simple but fun to listen to and she sometimes like to explain short stories and cracking some jokes as well.
Absolutely, she's an awesome teacher who knows a lot and makes student feel comfy in her class.
To me i would recommend them only if they are into being open with their thoughts and religion/politics as to me thats what this class is mostly about. The people in our class alone don't seem to be open with their thoughts most seem to just want to go home or dread having to speak infront of so many students. i think what would make this course a lot easier for majority of the students would be to break it down into a 20 person class as 30 people is just way to big for most of the people in here and they tend to feel uncomfortable talking to one another. some form small cliques while others are just out casted to their own kind or to themselves.
Yes, because she is an awesome teacher who knows what she is doing and makes it interesting and fun, even if you have very little interest to start with.
Yes, I would highly recommend her to students, she makes learning a non-threatening experience and does not place an extreme amount of pressure on her students. She is fair in her grading and also provides exam reviews that go over what you should be prepared for on her tests.
I would totally recommend this class to everyone that I know. She's a pleasant professor to have. You will learn a lot in her class.
I really recommend her class. I really enjoyed it.
Yes, she is a teacher that is well associated with the subject. She has a fair grading policy and her teaching style is easy to understand.
yes
I would recommend her. Her course is a good balance of challenging and exciting since there are many interesting projects and assignments. I'd also recommend to take her music course since it is equally challenging and also infused in both her Asian Perspectives course and her Music course.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
She's awesome, will be taking her class again next semester.
She is great.
She creates a good atmosphere in each of her classes.
One of my favorite teachers at KCC. Charming in both personality and mannerisms.
I learned many things from her class. Thank you so much!
She is a good teacher.
she was kind, bright and funny. made this dark time a little bit better to go to her class
A good looking women to boot, and a very fun and interesting instructor to have.
Doing a good job but a few changes could be implemented to make this course a lot better.
I am pleased with her teaching style, and generally enjoy how sshe manages t get some "music" weaved into her Asian 100 class!
Intelligent, promising, kind, funny, hardworking professor!!!!
Thank you Man! I love you
She is a great teacher. Hopefully I could enroll into her music studies class one semester.
understanding when i was sick and couldnt turn in assignment on time so i appreciate it
I think she is a great teacher and has many valuable opinions. Many students in the class have gained a voice and opinions since the beginning of class. She values everyone's voice and thoughts and highly encourages us to speak up. The lessons she teaches and the issues she has us discuss and think about are things we encounter in life. Thus, my opinion of her is that she should be well respected and held in high regard as a professor.
18. Other comments:
nothing atm.
GREAT teacher!
Thank you and I hope I will see her again in some classes:)
Mahalo Ms. Yang
N/A
Thank you for being very nice and knowledgeable about the class. I learned a lot.
Keep up the great work professor!!! Good luck on your dissertation!!! Have a wonderful summer!!!! Enjoy it you deserve it!!!!
N/A

Man Yang: MUS107, Spring 2015     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Humanities
Course: MUS 107 - Music in World Cultures Crn (Section): 33977 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.42 31 0.89 Freq(%) 1 (3%) 0 (0%) 2 (6%) 10 (32%) 18 (58%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.52 31 0.85 Freq(%) 1 (3%) 0 (0%) 1 (3%) 9 (29%) 20 (65%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.48 31 0.85 Freq(%) 1 (3%) 0 (0%) 1 (3%) 10 (32%) 19 (61%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.58 31 0.85 Freq(%) 1 (3%) 0 (0%) 1 (3%) 7 (23%) 22 (71%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.48 31 0.85 Freq(%) 1 (3%) 0 (0%) 1 (3%) 10 (32%) 19 (61%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.45 31 0.93 Freq(%) 1 (3%) 0 (0%) 3 (10%) 7 (23%) 20 (65%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.42 31 0.96 Freq(%) 1 (3%) 0 (0%) 4 (13%) 6 (19%) 20 (65%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.23 31 1.02 Freq(%) 1 (3%) 0 (0%) 7 (23%) 6 (19%) 17 (55%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.52 31 0.85 Freq(%) 1 (3%) 0 (0%) 1 (3%) 9 (29%) 20 (65%)
10. The instructor informed students of their grades on exams and assignments promptly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.45 31 0.89 Freq(%) 1 (3%) 0 (0%) 2 (6%) 9 (29%) 19 (61%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.42 31 0.89 Freq(%) 1 (3%) 0 (0%) 2 (6%) 10 (32%) 18 (58%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.42 31 0.89 Freq(%) 1 (3%) 0 (0%) 2 (6%) 10 (32%) 18 (58%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
Music
She's very organized.
I think Professor Yang's major strength is explaining the subject clearly.
She explains very clear and well.
Understanding, Fair, knowledgeable and a fun teacher as well.
Knows the subject well.
She knows the feild and the topics and makes the class really interesting.
She was helpful
She is good at making good atmosphere to study.
she makes students participate class
She really is good at continuing to teach even if the class lacks in participation and really tries to engage her class in discussion.
She knows everything almost. She has great experience about the musical cultural.
She's very familiar with all topics that she talks about and she's good at making you form your own opinions on any topics we talk about
Kind
Ms. Yang's lectures and PPT aids provided the necessary information for our quizzes and exams, she spoke very clearly and also used the chalkboard for note-taking. Ms. Yang is very professional with her students and does not allow any unnecessary and or distracting talking while she is lecturing. Ms. Yang always greets the class as she enters the room and says a well departure phrase at the end. Ms. Yang is pleasant and is not intimidating and is very approachable for any help someone needs. She welcomes this help outside of the classroom time also.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
Nothing
There were times when students were talking loudly during lecture. Maybe she could tell them to be quiet more often
I wish that the size of the words in some slides could be bigger and clear, because its hard to copy for the notes.
I don't find the study guide for the tests that helpful.
Should reprimand students who comes to class late consistently to avoid disrupting the class during the class lecture!!!!
Nothing.
n/a
None
Making participation part of the grade and implementing group projects just so the students are more comfortable with each other.
This class is a good class, but the writing homework was a little bit too much.
Encourage students to discuss more.
Nothing
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
She made students study hard with her pushing.
She would make sure we got our discussions on point
She would always as the class if they had any questions.
Spoke to students individually on their performance and progression in class!!!! Offered extra credit as well.
She was always helpful after/before class.
She teaches good and respects students.
She offered extra credit
She always was welcome for students to ask the question.
she
She was straight forward with her concerns and would discuss them in class.
She gives extra credit opportunity, and she posts study guide for us.
She constantly reminded us to keep up with our work and study for tests.
Didn't show concern
See Strenghts
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes. Her lecture is not difficult for international students, and she is fair.
Yes. She is very organized and caring.
Yes, she cares and explains her material well.
Easy to get "A". Don't need too much to study.
Yes of course!!! Awesome teacher and class as well.
Yes, she knows the subject well and has concern with students.
Yes
I'm strongly recommend students because her class is interesting and make us to understand easely and fun. I really like her classes.
Sure, she's a good teacher
I recommend her because she always try to help students.
yes, I made a mistake during doing exam but she fixed it And gave me modifying grade.
Yes because she's a great teacher and really knows her subject area.
Yes, I will. It's a fun class.
Yes. I like this class. I learned many different kinds of music and instruments from all over the world.
Yes, she's an overall good teacher
No
I would surely recommend Ms. Yang to interested students that want a great introduction to the Mus 107 level, academically, and to have a teacher that provides the instruction in a professional way.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
Thank you for teaching me again:)
She tries to make the class as interesting as possible!
cordial and friendly
Need to be a little stricter in some situation!!!! Especially punctuality for students who consistently come to class late.
Her courses are well structured and it was easy to follow. Providing all the assignments and detailed criteria for this class on the syllabus was great. I could go ahead and start working on it early and if I ran into problems I could ask her and get help. I have been in KCC for 2 years and her class was the far best structured class ever.
She is really kind and makes the classes interesting.
she is always smiling and kind of students
Nothing more than she's a great class.
Thank you, I did learn new things. Even though I may forget after a while, but I really enjoy to be in the class.
Nothing
Thank you for teaching
18. Other comments:
No
Great job and keep up the great work!!! Good luck on your dissertation!!!! Have fun in the summer!!!!
Had fun taking your class!
no other comments

Man Yang: MUS107, Spring 2015     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Humanities
Course: MUS 107 - Music in World Cultures Crn (Section): 33983 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.54 24 0.66 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (8%) 7 (29%) 15 (63%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.17 24 0.82 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (25%) 8 (33%) 10 (42%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.42 24 0.83 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 2 (8%) 7 (29%) 14 (58%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.38 24 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (13%) 9 (38%) 12 (50%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.46 24 0.72 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (13%) 7 (29%) 14 (58%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.29 24 0.95 Freq(%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%) 2 (8%) 9 (38%) 12 (50%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 24 0.66 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (8%) 8 (33%) 14 (58%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.46 24 0.66 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (8%) 9 (38%) 13 (54%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.58 24 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (8%) 6 (25%) 16 (67%)
10. The instructor informed students of their grades on exams and assignments promptly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 24 0.72 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (13%) 6 (25%) 15 (63%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.29 24 0.91 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 4 (17%) 6 (25%) 13 (54%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.58 24 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (8%) 6 (25%) 16 (67%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
she is good
Professor Man Yang really knew about the subject very well. I was able to Learn a lot different types of music from all over the world.
She cares for her students, in which I believe to be a very big strength.
I love how she was sure to always keep us updated on new things and was well organized. I loved getting reminders, it was very helpful.
She is understanding and not as strict when it comes to assignments. It works well because i am able to work with the assignments of this class. i like that she required us to do an outside activity/performances because it gives us students a chance to enjoy something while learning something
She is good at teaching
she knows music well.
Man Yang was available for assistance by responding to my questions and was flexible in terms of the completion of the assignment.
Online learning thrives or dies on the professor's ability to establish a class that is organized, engaging, consistent, and thorough. Man Yang has all of those qualities and makes for a wonderful online professor.
She helps us to understand music better
Very organized. Grades were up to date
She is extremely helpful and understanding.
She checked our papers and remained comments clearly.
helps students
very organized
It was an online class, but she had everything planned out and organized. so we knew when assignments are due, and what to expect.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
Other than the syllabus, I think it would be good to provide more information and a guideline for each assignment, maybe in your weekly emails. It would be easier to know what you want for the assignment and for the students to follow. Although I understood the syllabus clearly, it may be hard for others to understand.
too much homework
Everything was on the syllabus but I think it Might be helpful if there was a calendar to see what things are due On what day.
None
I do think the last presentation PowerPoint was a bit confusing on what to do and how to download it, but other then this, everything was great!
i would suggest giving more examples for assignments that are presented that are not an every week assignment. this gives students the opportunity to follow a better format of what she might be asking as far as the assignment goes.
no
make it more clear where to turn in what. (assignments)
I didn't feel that she responded in a timely manner when I had questions but did she respond eventually.
Feedback from the professor goes a LONG way in motivating students. I found those weeks where Man Yang commented on the message boards to be a bonus. While I understand there is a delicate balance between dominating the classroom and encouraging student initiative, more comments from the Professor would have been welcome.
I wish the discussion questions were released earlier and have them due at the end of the week. For example, the discussion questions can be posted on Sunday and due next Sunday until midnight.
due date on Saturday instead of Friday
I do not suggest any changes.
nmothing
nothing excellent teacher
good
nothing really.
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
sent back question email very faster
She always reminded us of what assignments were going to be due, and always informed us about any extra credit that was coming up.
She emails them about her concerns for them and their grade. I thought that was very nice of her.
She was sure to always upload grades so we I know our status throughout the year.
Enough communicaiton
she reached out to her students often,
When technical difficulties occurred or if I had a question, she would be considerate and flexible in allowing me to turn in the assignments despite these difficulties that ocurred.
I appreciate that Man Yang always responded readily to any questions I had along the way.
She would write comments
always available
By her constant follow ups and reminders.
She made us enjoy the class
well
yes
I wasn't doing online assignments the first few weeks so she actually emailed me being worried that I wouldnt do my work.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes! Professor Yang's class was very organized. Her class encourages students to think in a new perspective and to interact with other students.
yes
Yes! Especially if your into music! I was able to learn so much of the traditional and Different types of music from all Over the world'.
Yes, she is an organized teacher.
YES!!!!! it was a fun online class!! she was always sure to keep us entertained.
of course
yes, she is a good teacher.
yes because she is a good teacher
I would. She was fair and structured the class in a way that I did learn about the music in different cultures.
Yes, because I feel that she provides all of the resources, structure, and support for students to engage effectively in an online Music course. It was my favorite class each week, and I learned a lot from it.
Yes because you get to learn more about music from all around the world.
Yes because she's great and you learn a lot
Yes. Because she is a well rounded teacher.
I recommend because she thinks students well and enjoyable the class
helpful
yes, if they are willing to do online classes. This was the 2nd time I took an online class, but I'm glad I did because I had difficulties with my first one, but she really made easy enough that It wasn't difficult to not do any work.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
no
She knew the topic very well, and always helpful to students.
I would take another class from her.
Thank you for being so organized and always making sure grades were up the next week for our continence.
she is nice.
thank you
Good job and thank you.
She has a nice smile. :) It is clear that she has good knowledge on the subject of Music, and I am grateful for the opportunity to have taken her class.
That she was a very great teacher.
Thank you so much for this semester. I enjoyed your class so much!
I like this online class it was a good way of learning about music.
18. Other comments:
good
Overall, this was a fun experience about learning different types or Music and Interacting with other Students by commenting on their discussion!
i would also like to suggest that when it comes to a big assignment, if you can grade more throughouly so there are more suggestions on what we can do to improve.
no
Professor Yang made this class very fun for me. It was interesting to ready about other cultures music from the assigned E-Book and because she had given us the syllabus ahead of time, I was able to keep up and stay a head, preparing my work and getting a head start of the next weekâ??s assignments as to not bombard myself with work from other classes. I liked that she â??reminded usâ?? of upcoming important papers a week or two prior to its due date. The information she relays to us and assignments which are assigned are very clear and in a nerdy kind of way, fun!
I would like to take your class if I have any opportunity!

Man Yang: MUS107, Spring 2015     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Humanities
Course: MUS 107 - Music in World Cultures Crn (Section): 34137 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.52 23 0.73 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%) 8 (35%) 14 (61%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.21 24 0.93 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 5 (21%) 6 (25%) 12 (50%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 24 0.83 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 2 (8%) 5 (21%) 16 (67%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.58 24 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (8%) 6 (25%) 16 (67%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.54 24 0.66 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (8%) 7 (29%) 15 (63%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.38 24 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (8%) 11 (46%) 11 (46%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.42 24 0.72 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (13%) 8 (33%) 13 (54%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 24 0.72 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (13%) 6 (25%) 15 (63%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.58 24 0.88 Freq(%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (25%) 17 (71%)
10. The instructor informed students of their grades on exams and assignments promptly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 24 0.83 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 2 (8%) 5 (21%) 16 (67%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.38 24 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (13%) 9 (38%) 12 (50%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 24 0.56 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 6 (25%) 17 (71%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
She is very nice and gives a lot of opportunities for points. She also encouraged us to think for ourselves and learn more about ourselves.
She had the lesson plan for the semester clearly set out and everything that you needed to do in the course was explained in the course syllabus. The assignments were clearly explained and graded very fair.
Everything is in the Syllabus and its set. It makes everything easier since the syllabus is really informational.
she treated students fairly.
very organized course.
Her online class was very organized and she graded fairly.
She is kind and considerate to her students and always willing to answer questions.
Professor Yang is very knowledgeable, fair and available to students.
Major strengths include: knowledge and clear communication
clear class objectives
This was an online class so she emailed me as soon as possible. She wS friendly to ask if we needed help.
Easily accessible and answered many questions I had throughout the course.
Very passionate and answers all questions
Let students turn in late work!
Very positive class environment, effective at getting students engaged in the course.
I believe her strengths were in how she is able to present the material and makenot easy for the student to understand and learn.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
Every week read the text book, then write some reflection, I felt boring for that. Also, final paper students have to write 3000 words, that is too much!!
N/A
I have nothing in mind
she always massage back too late
I would like to see more interactions with students' posts in online courses and forums.
Nothing
Since there is so much writing required in this class I would make the class discussion posts require less writing.
I just had trouble understanding where some assignments needed to be turned in but once she explained I had no problem after that.
I would not suggest any changes to Professor Yang.
I think just the syllabus should include final presentation instructions.
none
None
No changes, i love the format
Be more informative about deadline and put it in the announcement.
I think the class was laid out very well for an online setting
I have no suggestions. I liked how the class was formatted.
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
She gave many extra credit opportunities and communicated very well with us.
She helped us when we had problems uploading projects on Drop Bpx and she's really responsive with emails.
She is kind so that student can send e-mail easily to ask something.
She responded to my emails promptly.
She always answered questions and she posted announcements every week so that I would know what I needed to complete that week.
Professor Yang would show concern for the students by making herself available to students, answering emails, and answering questions.
She showed concern for students by consistently making announcements and sending out emails.
she would answer my emails quickly
She emailed me as soon as she can and gave us a week to do assignments
Responded quickly to emails about concerning questions.
Yes, she always makes herself available to help new students
Offer extra credit opportunities!
Prompt responses to student questions
She always tried to amswer my questions through email and yried to make the instructions as clear as possible.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
yes. she is a kind and smart teacher who will make the subject interesting.
Yes. Because when I did not understand question meaning, she taught me it more clearly, so I could know it.
Yes. Although i didn't get the oncampus class, i still learned a lot and had no problem learning the materials
yes. she encouraged me a lot
Yes. She is a teacher who knows and understands the course material she is teaching and she also is very specific in what she is looking for in assignments and student responses.
Yes. she is so kind!
Yes i would recommend Mrs. Yang's class because it was informational and well-structured.
Yes I would, her class is fun and I learned a lot from it.
Yes, I would definitely recommend Professor Yang to students. I really enjoyed the course.
Yes, I think she's a great instructor and the course was fun.
yes, I would recommend Man yang because she is a very nice teacher
Yes because the work is straight to the point. She made it easy to do the assignments.
Yes. It was a great class and I learned a lot.
Yes! A very fun and interactive class,even if it is online.
Yes, but be well prepared.
Yes. The class is challenging but very enjoyable
Yes i would recommend her to other students because i like how she teaches.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
Nothing right now
thank you!
Thank you.
I really enjoyed her class. She was very knowledgable a fair!
Great teacher, very kind and helpful to her students! Always encouraged us to participate and get to know each other.
Thank you for a great course.
She's a great instructor and very knowledgeable about the subject. This class was definitely one of the best online classes I've taken.
nothing
None
I loved the syllabus for the course. I did not feel overwhelmed certain weeks with the course load.
Overall, a passionate teacher that is very knowledgeable in her field
Very friendly. I wish the deadline was more visible and so I wouldn't miss any work.
I like how the class was set up in that the music of cultures around the world are studied, then students had an opportunity to present music from their own culture to the class.
She seems excited about the subject of music and it shpws through her interaction with the students.
18. Other comments:
Anyway, Miss Yang is a nice teacher!!!
N/A
Would take a class from her again.
none
None
Mahalo :)
Thank you for a great learning experience!

Man Yang: MUS121C, Spring 2015     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Humanities
Course: MUS 121C - Class Piano I Crn (Section): 34138 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 12 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (25%) 9 (75%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 12 0.89 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 10 (83%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.83 12 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 0 (0%) 11 (92%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.92 12 0.29 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 11 (92%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.83 12 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 0 (0%) 11 (92%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 12 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 2 (17%) 9 (75%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 12 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (25%) 9 (75%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.58 12 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 3 (25%) 8 (67%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 12 0.62 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 1 (8%) 10 (83%)
10. The instructor informed students of their grades on exams and assignments promptly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 12 0.62 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 1 (8%) 10 (83%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 12 0.62 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 1 (8%) 10 (83%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 12 0.62 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 1 (8%) 10 (83%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
I really appreciated Beryl this semester. She was very understanding with my absences and let me make up quizzes and work I missed. She makes time after class to help with any questions. Quizzes were nice and short straight to the point. She is awesome and knows her stuff.
Mrs.Yang cares about her students such as giving extra helps for piano lessons on outside of the class. She also ensure each students are doing well in the class by walking around and giving comments and examples on piano lessons.
She is very patiently.
She was very patient and kind but she was also firm and strict.
Knowledgeable about piano and theory
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
None, she is great.
I will suggest Mrs.Yang to provide more notes for students. I think this strategy might help students to learn piano and understand what's the standards of this class.
I think that there was too many assignments like quizzes, midterms, and finals all together. It was difficult to work toward perfection when you constantly had to worry about what you needed to do next.
None. Class is well paced
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
As she coached us for recitals she would let us know what we needed work on.
She often walks around and giving us helpful comments on how to piano in a better way. She also improves me a lot by correct me and explain to me that can help me to moving on in an effective.
She is listening us play the piano carefully.
Always willing to give individually advice
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes I would. She is funny and sweet. Not intimidating at all.
Yes. Mrs.Yang is an outgoing teacher. She often stays late to help students with their problems.
Yes. She is very good.
yes, she is so nice.
Yes, she was very patient and constantly checked in with her students.
Yes. Good teacher whose made the class enjoyable
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
She is a great pianist and knows her stuff. She is very encouraging and supportive.
Thank you for helping me to understand piano lessons better and I have a fun experiences in this class.
Love that she let us pick our own piece.
18. Other comments:
No survey responses were found.

Man Yang: ASAN100, Fall 2014     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Social Science
Course: ASAN 100 - Asian Perspectives Crn (Section): 31801 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.81 21 0.4 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (19%) 17 (81%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.81 21 0.4 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (19%) 17 (81%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.55 20 0.6 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (5%) 7 (35%) 12 (60%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.81 21 0.4 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (19%) 17 (81%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.76 21 0.62 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (10%) 1 (5%) 18 (86%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.81 21 0.4 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (19%) 17 (81%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.86 21 0.36 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (14%) 18 (86%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 21 0.68 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (10%) 5 (24%) 14 (67%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.9 20 0.31 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (10%) 18 (90%)
10. The instructor informed students of their grades on exams and assignments promptly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.81 21 0.4 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (19%) 17 (81%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.81 21 0.4 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (19%) 17 (81%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.86 21 0.48 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (5%) 1 (5%) 19 (90%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
She is very knowledgable .
she really cares about her students and is actively seeking to improve herself
She is able to incorporate the information into presentations that are relevant, informative, and interesting. Class is well planned and thought out. Writing assignments help you to think for yourself instead of just remembering things from a book.
Her experience on the subject.
Encourager, great listener and open minded
She's very nice and fair towards her students. Provides clear instructions.
She was always helpful, and put up the presentation on laulima for us to study for tests.
Our professor knew her content and based all test questions on what was covered in lecture. She always encourages student input and participation which made the class interactive and interesting.
She always encourage students to think about their own way and always helpful to students.
Very organized and power points are always organized. She is very fair towards her students and grading wise.
she is a god teacher and very knowledgable in all her topics and powerpoints when it comes to teaching a lesson
Her strengths as a teacher is that she a very understandable and caring professor, Willing to help any of her own students in need.
Very knowledgable in her field and very informative power points
Very friendly, and caring. Very observant
Professor Yang is a really great teacher. She's very knowledgeable in her field of study and she makes class really fun with all the examples she provides especially in her lectures. What is also her strength is building relationships with her students. She gets to know each of them on a one to one and is really interested in us.
She was organized and very accessible
Very knowledgable about many ethnicities and cultures.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
none i can think of o:
Hopefully provide a writing intensive credit if possible. Otherwise it was a great class.
Have some more groupwork maybe?
none to date. she is a great teacher that looks forward to new sights and ideas. One of the best professors I have had in college.
Not really anything I can think of at the moment
N/A
The schedule on the syllabus was a little off from what was actually done in class, but it didn't really affect the ability for us to learn.
Nothing especal
I would not change anything
no changes
Aside from organizing and scheduling her classes, theres not much changes necessary. They aren't exactly problematic to be exact but can be confusing at times.
Ms man should speed up her plans for the day since she tends to get side tracks and fall short on time
N/A
No changes needed for the course.
Nothing
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
she constantly lets us know that she is there to help with any assignments or projects before the due date to make sure it meets top standards
She always told us the due dates. Was available to meet for any questions.
She encouraged us to participate in class.
When students struggle with quizzes she insures them, us we could only do better. That mistakes happen and we just have to try. Even with presentations with every negative she gives a positive. She notices effort and appreciates curiosity and respects opposing opinions or any in general.
Providing daily reminders on how to study for tests, complete assignments, and due dates.
She helped by offering her office hours and made appointments with students to help them see where they are in projects.
Yes, she wants us to be involved in all discussions and includes certain activities that encourages the class to talk and get to know each other.
She applies new ideas how student can understand about the course materials.
Having office hours available to students who need her help. Also, for our presentations she also set up appointments for us to meet with her and also having them after class as well.
she explains her pics well and presents them so that it is not boring
When it came to our final presentation project, she always helped by giving me advice on the subject i should decide on.
N/A
She was always respectful for our time and is willing to help us. She's very open to everything especially during her lectures.
She helps them better their grades
Any time I had to contact her for any reason she responded very quickly. I feel it's important for teachers to do this and doesn't happen enough.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes, although the course may be a little difficult, it is very interesting and worth knowing.
of course! she has a sense of humor and cares about her class and what shes teaching
Yes, her class was easy to comprehend. Writing portions of the class helps with writing composition and critical thinking. This class was really fun, interesting, and my favorite class to date. She is a great instructor who cares about her students
Yes, class discussions is fun and I learned a lot.
Yes, if they were interested in the subject. I have nothing bad or negative to comment about Ms. Beryl
Yes. She is very nice and her course material is understood well.
Yes, her class was very enjoyable and she teaches the class in a way that is fun, but we also learn a lot during that time too.
Yes, she isn't just a lecturer. I found this class to be one of the better classes I took at KCC and would recommend anyone and everyone to take her class. It is very engaging and interactive.
Yes I do recommend because she is friendly, respectful and helpful to the students.
OF COURSE! I thought Beryl was an awesome teacher. Her class was never boring. I loved how she also brought in guest speakers. This class will be easy if you go to class and participate. There was nothing on the tests that surprised me and they were easy to understand. She is a very chill person and she is a very likable person.
yes because her test are challenging and all you have to do in make a good study guide for yourself and get good test scores.
Yes i would most certainly recommend her. She teaches at a wonderful pace, provides a great atmosphere for the students to learn from.
Yes, because she is a very helpful and attentive teacher, who teaches and listens very well
Yes because her class is really fun and interesting. Because of the relationships that we built with everyone in class and especially with Professor Yang, we managed to have an enjoyable class that's very interactive.
Yes because she is a very good teacher
Definitely. The material was interesting stuff and I always looked forward to going to class.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
Very Nice teacher. She is fair with students and I get the vibe of her being more of a friend than a instructor. Which is a good thing!
She is a wonderful person and I am blessed that she helped me so much this semester while i was dealing with emotional disturbances. It was a big help to me and my education in the class.
Thank you for the great course and for being a great teacher. Favorite teacher and favorite course at KCC.
Great class and great teacher! :D
I would like to thank her for her patience and encouragement.
Thank you very much for a fun semester.
N/A
She has a great sense of humor and ensures fair opportunities for all students.
Great Instructor!
You were probably one of the best classes I have taken and probably one of the best teachers I have had!
She is very much a good professor, I am sure there will be many other students who would like to learn from her class.
Man Yang is an awesome professor. She inspires students to learn and to succeed and she cares for her students as long as there is mutual communication.
She helped me better my final paper
I think she's awesome!
18. Other comments:
Please keep striving for better because your potential is limitless and i adore you for it and your kind heart!
none to date
N/A
Good Luck Professor Man Yang for next semester!! I like your class very much. Thank you very much for your help in being successful in this class.
Not much to say except thanks for the great semester
Professor Yang is by far the best professor I had throughout my 3 years in college. She is great!!!
She is really good teacher

Man Yang: MUS107, Fall 2014     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Humanities
Course: MUS 107 - Music in World Cultures Crn (Section): 31132 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.46 24 0.78 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 1 (4%) 8 (33%) 14 (58%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.13 24 0.99 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 2 (8%) 4 (17%) 7 (29%) 11 (46%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.42 24 1.02 Freq(%) 1 (4%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%) 7 (29%) 15 (63%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.46 24 0.88 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 3 (13%) 4 (17%) 16 (67%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.63 24 0.77 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 1 (4%) 4 (17%) 18 (75%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 24 1.01 Freq(%) 1 (4%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%) 9 (38%) 13 (54%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.17 24 1.13 Freq(%) 1 (4%) 1 (4%) 4 (17%) 5 (21%) 13 (54%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.42 24 1.14 Freq(%) 2 (8%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (25%) 16 (67%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.42 24 0.93 Freq(%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 8 (33%) 14 (58%)
10. The instructor informed students of their grades on exams and assignments promptly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.3 23 1.06 Freq(%) 1 (4%) 1 (4%) 1 (4%) 7 (30%) 13 (57%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.17 24 1.2 Freq(%) 1 (4%) 2 (8%) 3 (13%) 4 (17%) 14 (58%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.63 24 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (8%) 5 (21%) 17 (71%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
She knows very well about the subject she is teaching. Also, she is a caring teacher and willing to help if students needed.
She is very good at organizing and presenting information about music for the class. I thought it was very thoughtful of her to include Hawaiian music in the first week. I thought it was a good way of making students feel engaged in the class and it was interesting to learn of the music that is happening on the island we are on.
I think Professor's strengths as a teacher is being on top of things. I am able to see how I am doing in class because she usually has scores on assignments already up. I also like how she had everything we were going to do in the course in a detailed manner in our syllabus. Referring back to it during assignments instead of having to email her all the time has been very useful.
Giving us assignments that really challenge us to think about other cultures. It's not just textbook work, it also involves attending cultural events that solidify what we learn in the textbook.
Very prompt in setting up the homework material each week. Always communicated to us the deadlines, so we didn't miss out.
Clear directions and interesting assignments.
Very nice and responds to emails promptly
Compassion.
Very organized, clear subjects.
I cant tell
When I have a question, she answered really fast and explain very well so I could know exactly . Also, her corse slabus was very clear, so I could make a plan a lot.
She gives us plenty of time to do assignments and she is so nice that she gave me some extensions on work
I love that she is very kind and takes the time to answer questions if I had any to ask her. Her syllabus is also clear and detailed so that is really nice to have as a student throughout the semester to look back on from time to time.
She cares about her students
Being an online class, there was not much teaching. It was more like; here are the assignments and they are due on this day. We had to read and listening to everything ourselves.
Her teaching style was great. As opposed to simply repeating or rephrasing exactly what we'd read in the textbook, she allowed us to think for ourselves, and give our own opinions, which gave me a better understanding of the course material.
Communicating well with students and informing them of their weekly tasks.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
it is very stressful sometimes to have 2 papers due in the same day with the 2 posts on discussion messages. Other than that, I am okay with her class.
I would maybe consider reformatting all the requirements for the final there was alot to do! Also, the event analysis papers were a bit hard to do since there was only a handful of events we could attend.
One suggestion I have would probably for her to set up meetings with us. Since we are an online class, we don't get that face to face contact and so I think it would help her and us if we got to meet with her at least once for a mandatory meeting.
In the beginning, get to know you a little bit better as my instructor. The journey of how you became a teacher in this subject.
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She should open the Forums earlier since it's online class. Email back to students. She need to give students more clear direction.
None.
Nothing
Neutral
Nothing
The only change I suggest is to maybe remind the students in the announcement that all the assignments are due this week at **Thursday at 6pm** so that there isn't any confusion. Other than that, Man Yang is a great teacher with a sweet personality.
interact with your students even though its an online course
None.
NONE
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
I remembered that I accident drop the class before, but she is willing to help me get back to her class. this is an online class so I don't really have a chance to meet Professor Yang much.
She is very prompt and understanding when an assignment is late. It shows her dedication to education rather than grades.
She shows concern by emailing us all the time what the assignment for the week is and what is due (in regards to papers, drafts, etc.) and she gives us opportunities for extra credit work.
Yes, she shared scholarship opportunities with us.
Through weekly updates of what was due that upcoming week.
Good responses to assignments.
Since this was an online class, she lets students know if they have any questions that we can email her.
Understanding.
Able to answer the any questions. Accessible to any contact number.
Never
she reply to me kind of fast.
By having office hours and listening to students needs
She answered questions when asked.
comes and asks you how you're doing
n/a
Towards the end of the semester, we had a little bit of miscommunication, but she was more than fair when it came to resolving the issue.
Always available to be contacted and replies efficiently
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes, I would recommend Man Yang to students because she is a very nice teacher.
Yes, she presents the material in an interesting way and allows for students to engage with the material in a personal way.
I would definitely recommend Professor Yang to other students. Although online class is more difficult to learn through, I feel that I have learned a lot through the assignments we had to do. And also because she is fair and seems to care about how we are doing (school wise).
Absolutely!
Yes, the online course was VERY VERY VERY convenient. I like how every week we knew what to expect for the layout of the material. Every Sunday we would see the new post for that week and what was expected.
Yes. SHe is clear and kind.
Yes, because she is nice and helpful when students have questions.
No. Not a very hard work teacher.
Yes she is a great teacher!
Nothing. All good
I don't know
Yes! Her classis very clear, and fun.
Yes because she is really nice and the work is easy
Yes I would! She is a great and helpful teacher.
yes she is so kind and explains content well
if you want an easy online course, than ya sure
Yes, she seems very passionate about her subject, and I really liked the course itself.
YES
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
I like her class so far. She gave a lot of work to do but I think it's alright for me. Even though sometimes it is so stressful having lots of homework from her class dues in the same week.
She seems like a very nice lady.
I would like to say that I have learned a lot about music, cultures, and instruments throughout this course. And that she is a fair grader and I enjoy the rigor of the course.
Very involved with the community and campus events. She even did a demonstration of Indonesian instruments for the KCC campus.
Very kind and responds to emails, also I'm sure she would've met me for help during her office hours. She seemed very kind and available.
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Mahalo!
Nothing, Awesome teacher
Nothing
Great teacher
That is all.
easy to talk to
Thank you so much for your patience with me. I apologize for the misunderstanding! I honestly wish I had met you in person before, I really enjoyed getting a chance to talk with you face-to-face!
She is great
18. Other comments:
No.
Good teacher, all assignments were clear and organized!
Really enjoyed Ms.Yangs class because it was dynamic.
MAHALO FOR ALLOWING ME IN THIS CLASS. I really enjoyed what we learned and the experiences of the the two festivals that we had to attend. I will always feel like I can relate to people worldwide through music and what it means to them, MAHALO!
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Boring class I've ever took.
Aloha A Hui Huo!
N/A
None
Thank you, Man Yang!
NONE

Man Yang: MUS107, Fall 2014     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Humanities
Course: MUS 107 - Music in World Cultures Crn (Section): 31133 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.72 18 0.46 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (28%) 13 (72%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.82 17 0.39 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (18%) 14 (82%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.83 18 0.38 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (17%) 15 (83%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.89 18 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (11%) 16 (89%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.78 18 0.43 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (22%) 14 (78%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.72 18 0.46 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (28%) 13 (72%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.89 18 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (11%) 16 (89%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.61 18 0.61 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 5 (28%) 12 (67%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.89 18 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (11%) 16 (89%)
10. The instructor informed students of their grades on exams and assignments promptly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 18 0.59 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 4 (22%) 13 (72%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.56 18 0.62 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 6 (33%) 11 (61%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.94 18 0.24 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 17 (94%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
Friendly atmosphere for students. Very organized. Stuck with the syllabus. Taught subject in an effective way.
She is extremely well rehearsed in what she teaches and cares a lot about her students. Also she is very beautiful!
She made me feel welcomed
She encouraged us for the classes and prepared the class all the time
Speaks well and is easy to understand
She shows her knowledge in the subject she is teaching, and explains her points thoroughly. She made learning very fun and interesting.
Her class always felt like a group activity, which is nice.
Professor Yang knew the course material and was able to teach it very clearly. She was also able to meet with me outside of class to go over materials I missed in previous classes.
She always keeps lectures interesting and her students' attention by introducing various interesting music genera from all over the world. She is very smart and knows her subject area very well, although she is still a student at UHM.
I think her major strength is like her mind because during the class, she tried to discuss with her students. For that reason, I can concentrate on her class more and more.
She knows her subject area perfectly; thus she was able to teach us well.
she is aware of the course she is teaching.
Making class fun with her outgoing personality (:
She is a really good teacher. I'm glad I took her class. She explains WELL so I could understand well during her class. Sometimes I couldn't understand other teacher's speaking. So I like her class
her class's atomosphere was good for learning. and she knows about music a lot.
She is able to present topics in a clear way and she made the topic or subject very easy to understand.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
Make all assignments worth a little more. For example Reading notes:5 Music Identity:10 Event analysis/ Film Analysis: 15 Quiz/Power point presentation: 20 Research Paper: 30 Just an example, but point system should be changed slightly.
The way she responds to some of the students comments may come off as dismissive, but I whole-heartedly feel that she doesn't mean to come off that way.
It would have been cool to actually see all the instruments of the different musics.
No need
More extra credit
No suggestions, but I guess if I had to say one, maybe just bring in more instruments to show the students but other than that it was a great class.
The only change for her class I would suggest is the grading/point system. I feel that assignments should be worth more than one point and that the final paper and presentation should be worth more. The final is worth just as much as a quiz and that seems a little off because the final paper is supposed to be at least 6 pages long.
Her lectures sometimes exceed the class time. I had another class right after her class so I would appreciate if she can finish her class just within the time limit.
none
None
Well, I'm satisfied her class so I don't want to ask her to change.
I believe that there are none so far because she has done an outstanding job.
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
If we did not show active participation, she would worry if we did not understand the material.
Personal meetings with students and always asking her class if they need help.
She would ask us how we are doing
She takes care of students for understanding and she welcomed to visit her office and when the students have some questions, she always answers to them well.
She told us when things were due
She was very understanding with every students situation and didn't give us a hard time if we needed compromising within the schedule.
She was more than happy to meet up with me to go over the past material needed to study for the quizzes
She always smile and kind to students.
To let them know how crucial the assignments are to their grade.
Told the whole class at once that attendance, studying, and doing work on time is very important because there's such little time that if you ever fall down then it would be somewhat hard to get all the way to the top.
When I sent her e-mail for some questions, she answered as soon as possible. I could see it she really care for her students
she reminded us to do assignments and the due of the assignments. so we did not miss any assignments.
I believe that she showed concern for students by reminding them of due dates and test dates.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
I would recommend Man Yang to other students because she is a great teacher!
Yes, of course. There are too many reasons why I would recommend her.
Yes because she is a good teacher and i did learn alot but sometimes the subject matter got boring.
Yes. I highly recommend Man Yang's class to enjoy the world music.
Yes because she's very funny and teaches very well
Yes, I learned a lot from this class even though I was nervous at first because I thought it was going to be a hard class to take. She explained things thoroughly and made it fun to learn.
Yes because she sets the class up in a way that makes it easy to complete all the assignments without feeling crammed.
Yes I would recommend her class to other students because she actually gets the class involved instead of just standing in front of the class and lecturing the whole time.
Yes! Her lectures are fun and easy to follow. Quizzes are fairly easy and the listening part is interesting as well.
I totally recommend her because she provided lectures (power point) and through these lectures, I could study easily.
I would recommend because she has a lot of knowledge about her subject, so when students ask some questions, she gives good answers. Also, her methods of teaching is great. students can understand well.
yes, I have taken her before in piano and she was very helpful if I didn't know the subject very well and if I needed to catch up when I was absent.
Yes, because she is funny, outgoing, makes class interesting by bringing in instruments for us to play or listen, and she is understandable when listening to lectures.
I strongly recommend her. She is excellent teacher.
i will recommend to students because she is kind to international students too.
I would highly recommend Man Yang to students because she can make her lectures easy to listen and understand. I would be unlikely for anyone to fail the course.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
Goodluck with your thesis!
I hope she does well in the future and it was pleasure.
She is one of the best teachers.
She's a great teacher and I would highly recommend anyone to take her course!
She is an awesome teacher!
thank you for teaching me. I got interested in music during your class.
none
She has a heart for students deep inside and I can tell that she really loves teaching. Even through all the stress and hard work, she has a passion for her job.
Thank you for this semester. I really enjoyed your class. If I have a chance, I want to take your class again.
She seems busy and well organized
18. Other comments:
Thank you for teaching me. I enjoyed your class.
Thank you for the great lectures through the semester.
none
Thank you!!!!!!!! so so much!!!!!

Man Yang: MUS121C, Fall 2014     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Humanities
Course: MUS 121C - Class Piano I Crn (Section): 32163 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.71 14 0.61 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 2 (14%) 11 (79%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.64 14 0.84 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 2 (14%) 11 (79%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.64 14 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 3 (21%) 10 (71%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.86 14 0.36 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (14%) 12 (86%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 14 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 4 (29%) 9 (64%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.64 14 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (36%) 9 (64%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.71 14 0.47 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (29%) 10 (71%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.64 14 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 3 (21%) 10 (71%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.64 14 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 3 (21%) 10 (71%)
10. The instructor informed students of their grades on exams and assignments promptly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 14 0.76 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (14%) 2 (14%) 10 (71%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.64 14 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 3 (21%) 10 (71%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.71 14 0.61 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 2 (14%) 11 (79%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
She is very nice.
Very good at piano.
point out the mistakes while students playing and help them fix it
Professor Yang has many strengths as a teacher but one notable strength of hers that I have noticed, would have to be being an excellent communicator. Professor Yang has the ability to be able to analyze each student, and know how much knowledge he/she has in music, and from there she would find the best way to teach and help us improve our piano skills, in the most comfortable way, without it being too easy, or too difficult.
Nice
she have strengths musicalityã??
find out the mistakes while students playing and help them fix it.
She gives all the students including me time and effort in learning how to play the piano and in due time we can play beautiful music.
She is very good at letting her student know how they can improve and get better
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
None
no suggestions
Maybe in any future Music 121 classes, you could have students pair up with someone and have them try to learn a duet piece that they could play together. Not only would it teach them to play the piano as a duet, but it may also encourage the class to get closer and get to know each other better.
Should try pair up students to play duets
no suggestã??
no suggest
nothing
Nothing it's a very solid class
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
Gave us opportunity to come in to her office and tutor us.
talk to students one by one, and ask them if any she can help
Professor Yang shown concern for students by being able to communicate with each one of us, getting to know what level we were at in playing the piano, and tending to each students abilities. She knows that everybody does not learn at the same rate and with the same style, so if we ever had trouble with trying to learn something, she would suggest different techniques at doing it, in order to make it easier and more comfortable for us. She was also available outside of class either during her office hours or by appointment, which really helps if you needed extra coaching, especially for the final recital.
personal coaching
one by one to teach studentsã??
One by one to teach student
She gave everyone time in her office to speak to her and time within class to make up and be heard upon what we need to catch up on and what we need to learn more of.
She told student that they can see her outside of the class if they need help
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes because she very good at piano and will teach you nicely.
yes, she is an excellent teacher, I have fun in her class
I would definitely recommend Professor Yang to other students for Music 121, as I believe she is a very good teacher, as well as a very good pianist. Her skills as a teacher and a pianist makes for a good class that you can use to improve your piano skills. She is very encouraging, which I feel is one of the main things needed to improve yourself in any way.
YES best class I have ever have.
yes i would recommend Man Yangï¼?becuase she is good teacher ï¼?and very helpful me
i would recommended Man Yang because she's a good teacher,and teach well.
Yes, because she is a very good teacher and she is patient to all of us when we are playing slow or too fast. She gives you a whole lot of chances to catch up or make up what you miss in class.
Yes, she is a very talented teacher and I would want friends to also expire nice that
i would like to recommend Man Yan to student. she is a good teacher. she listen and teach the student one by one.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
Nothing
thanks for teaching me in this semester
Keep up the good work
no
thank for you teach me played pianoã??
I'm so proud to have Man Yang as my instructor this semester.
She is very willing to help all levels of pianists
18. Other comments:
None
Hope to see you next year
none
no
nothing

Man Yang: MUS107, Spring 2014     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Humanities
Course: MUS 107 - Music in World Cultures Crn (Section): 35084 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.52 27 0.7 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%) 10 (37%) 16 (59%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.07 27 1.11 Freq(%) 1 (4%) 1 (4%) 6 (22%) 6 (22%) 13 (48%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.52 27 0.7 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%) 10 (37%) 16 (59%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.26 27 0.81 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (22%) 8 (30%) 13 (48%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.48 27 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 12 (44%) 14 (52%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.44 27 0.89 Freq(%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 9 (33%) 16 (59%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.26 27 0.76 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (19%) 10 (37%) 12 (44%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.3 27 0.78 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (19%) 9 (33%) 13 (48%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.48 27 0.85 Freq(%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 10 (37%) 16 (59%)
10. The instructor informed students of their grades on exams and assignments promptly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.26 27 1.02 Freq(%) 1 (4%) 1 (4%) 2 (7%) 9 (33%) 14 (52%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.11 27 1.01 Freq(%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%) 6 (22%) 8 (30%) 12 (44%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.26 27 0.98 Freq(%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%) 4 (15%) 8 (30%) 14 (52%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
She clearly writes what is assigned to the students.
Dunno, but I hear she's super nice (this was an online class)
She clearly explains about assignment
I enjoyed your music class. Thank you!!
Online class was very enjoyable. It was easy to understand and get through the semester without any trouble.
She is very organized and prompt. Regardless of having a baby in the middle of the semester, not once have I felt that she abandoned the class. SHe must have planned it out ahead of time. Which to me, shows responsibility.
She is understanding and very intelligent on the subject
She is very good at emailing back
Even though it's an online class, she organized well about our all subjects and also gave me some responses when I asked all the time.
Passionate about what she teaches & very kind
Mrs. Yang is a kind and compassionate teacher. She is knowledgeable in World Music, and enjoys teaching.
music history and background
Flexible and always accountable when asking for help
She knows about her specialties.
This is an online class therefore we have to read the textbook to learn. However I had took her ASAN100 class last semester and I think her teaching methods are great.
She is very organized.
Interesting projects
she is very helpful and cares about the students
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
pay more attention to student emails, because some students need help.
Idk, anything I can complain about I think she does in the actual class, maybe don't be pregnant anymore? (joke)
She is so good however sometimes it is hard to contact her
No changes.
None
nothing
I prefer that grades were returned earlier because I didn't have enough time to revise them.
None
None
Too much to write even though it is not the WI class. Although this is the online class, I think it was better we learn something from her using powerpoint or something, for example.
I think because this class didnot have any quizes or tests, she had us write film analysis and 2 event reports. I think it was a little too much, because I had other classes to write for and it made me a lot more stressed out~
Sometimes, maybe, switching up the questions? Or finding a new way to present a summary of the chapter for the weekly posts.
Make directions/instructions clearer and possibly create a rubric for the assignments, especially the final paper because it was unclear what was wanted.
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
By clearly showing assignments and what is required.
Easy to contact
She sent e mail for students' assignment due date
She always left comments to improve our work.
She made sure the assignment was understandable to everybody
weekly announcements
Always available to contact & willing to work through situations
Mrs. Yang was available via her office hours, phone, and email. She encouraged us to participate with other students.
you remind us about the homework
She would check in every week and would send out reminders
She answers student's questions
She replied to emails with questions and concerns.
When we emailed with questions, she usually got back to us.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
I would, but i would also warn students to be cautious as to weather or not they can study independently.
sure, she's coo
Yes she is kind and has lots of knowledge
Yes. She is one of the few to lay out the course material and her expectations ahead of time.
Yes because she taught the course well and made it fun
yes because shes awesome
Strongly recommend! coz she cared about students enough even an online class!
No
Absolutely, she's a great teacher
Yes, I would recommend Mrs. Yang to other students. She is a passionate teacher, and I enjoyed her class.
Yes because she is very nice
Yes, very nice.
Yes, I would recommend Man Yang to students because she is lenient but doesn't let anyone take advantage of her. She also is organized and you learn alot.
Yes because she is an organized teacher and has her lessons set out for the semester. Also, I enjoyed the narrative powerpoint that was required of us. It is a nice way to learn about other cultures that maybe werenʻt in the text book.
I think it depends on the person because everyone learns differently. Like I had a hard time because I need clear instructions and I need to know what is wanted, but my friend Anela might like this class because it would allow her to experiment and push the envelope a little.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
Shes good.
...I thought her name was Beryl
Thanks for teaching me
Thank you for being an awesome WWW professor.
Great teacher
You are the best
She's very strong as a teacher! She even had a baby in the middle of the semester & kept right on with our assignments & grades. That's amazing!
Thank you Mrs. Yang for your time and energy. I enjoyed your class.
Thank you
She's very nice.
18. Other comments:
congrats on the baby!
I liked how she organize things and makes everything clear. she is always on time and was easy to contact her.
She is a good instructor and encourage me to succeed in this class in different ways. In person also she is very respectful and polite to the students.

Man Yang: ASAN100, Fall 2013     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Social Science
Course: ASAN 100 - Asian Perspectives Crn (Section): 32072 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.68 19 0.48 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (32%) 13 (68%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.63 19 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (37%) 12 (63%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.68 19 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (11%) 2 (11%) 15 (79%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.74 19 0.56 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (5%) 3 (16%) 15 (79%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.63 19 0.6 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (5%) 5 (26%) 13 (68%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.53 19 0.84 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (21%) 1 (5%) 14 (74%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.74 19 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (26%) 14 (74%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.58 19 0.61 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (5%) 6 (32%) 12 (63%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.79 19 0.42 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (21%) 15 (79%)
10. The instructor informed students of their grades on exams and assignments promptly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.89 19 0.46 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (5%) 0 (0%) 18 (95%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 19 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (5%) 0 (0%) 6 (32%) 11 (58%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.89 19 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (11%) 17 (89%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
She is a great speaker and know a lot of things
she has done a lot of lesson of each topic with well organized skills!
She knows how to relate to a students point of view because she was recently a student.
She lets the students know exactly what we need to know and teaches us those things.
The teacher knew her subject area really well and taught us a lot about that subject in class. She knew about what to teach us and even use videos to show us what we're learning.
She is well-informed of the subject and can go in-depth on sub categories of the topic she is talking about. She is also caring to students and offers extra credit so they have a chance to raise their grades.
She gave us a lot of good information. She also encouraged us to speak up every class, she always tried to get us engaged with the lessons. We were a really shy class in the beginning but I think thanks to her, by the end of the class we all were more friendly towards each other.
She knew the important facts of the Asian countries well.
She makes classes fun and entertaining
She knows what she teaches
Keeping students focus
She has a positive personality that welcomes a positive classroom setting.
She knows her content on Asian Studies very well!
Her strengths was her knowledge of the subject. She knew many aspects of the diverse cultures in asian history.
Well organized!
Giving lectures and informing students on upcoming quizzes and assignments.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
I would have liked to have seen a little more about East Asia
More activity
none.
None.
I would suggest putting the lecture power points on laulima so students can access it to study for their tests. It would also be helpful if the power points were a little more detailed.
Maybe an ice breaker game in the beginning of the semester
Nothing
Be more technological prepare
Quizzes, the quizzes are killing me in this class.
Just keep reminding students of upcoming due dates. Also, the study guides for quizes are given jus t a few days before the quiz. It would be nice if it was earlier.
Suggestions that I have is to have more emphasis on the important material during the lectures and not only in the book. More in class activities to have the class more active and engaging during class.
The textbook for the class was unnecessary
Having a quiz at least once a week.
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
Wanted to meet with every student to talk about Research paper, even if they already knew what they were going to be writing about
she did the indivdual talk time with the students
She meets individually with her students during her office hour to check on their progress with the final paper.
She would always ask if we didn't understand something or needed help.
She showed concern by always sending out emails which is good and informing us about a lot of opportunities to learn more about the subject through hands on events.
She replied back quick in her emails about any concerns or questions we had and always updates us on any chance to receive extra credit. She is also a quick grader and keeps us informed when any changes to the grade book is done so students can keep track of their grades.
She made sure that if we had any questions to bring it up with her. She also made us meet with her to make sure we were all on the same pg.
She always made herself available to students.
Had a one on one meeting for final project to dicuss and concerns
Offer her time to help students by sending there papers to her so she can look over it before the due date
Inviting them to talk to her anytime if they need help.
She kindly stayed after class if you had any questions.
She would always be willing to help her students on upcoming assignments or anything discussed in the lecture material.
Asking questions
By always informing us to meet with her after class, or by sending emails. Great communication.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes
I would recommend her because she make the class easy to understand
yes!
Yes, I would definitely recommend her because you actually learn in her class.
Yes she a nice lady who knows asian studies and is passionate about it.
Yes, very informative teacher where you can learn a lot about the subject .
Yes i would, she is an overall caring, kind teacher that seems to genuinely care for her students. She knows what she is teaching and talking about and grades fairly.
Yes! She is such a fun teacher. I loved the class atmosphere. It was always friendly and inviting. She covered a lot of things that were interesting to the students while also meeting the perimeters that she set in her syllabus.
Yes because her class explains important facts about the Asian countries.
Yes, she's a good and fun teacher
Yes because her class is fun to take
Yes fun teacher just not technological prepare
Yes, she's one of my favorite teaches. Yang Laoshi makes learning more fun than other teachers.
Yes, I would recommend Proffessor Yang to students because she's passionate in teaching Asian Studies and knows what she's doing.
Yes, because she is great teacher.
yes because the teacher is very fair and she is very helpful
Yes, I already recommended her to fellow classmates who will be taking this class for fall 2014.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
Thank you for being a great teacher
thanks!
She's really nice.
I liked that she always emailed us right after our tests to let us know that the test scores were posted and showed what kind of scores everyone in the class got. She was very personable with her students and tried to get to know everyone a little bit.
N/A
None
Prepare for quizzes more better.
Overall, Lovely teacher !
Thank you for everything you've thought us this semester!
She gave us opportunities to do well in class
Great teacher. Very vocal and very clear on what she talks about in class. Never a moment where I got lost or confused.
18. What two or three single words best describe this instructor?
knowledgeable and nice
organizer kind funny
Nice, Enthusiastic, Passionate
Kind, caring.
Very informative teacher and knows her subject area which she also helps us learn more about that subject.
personable, cheerful, encouraging
Fun. Happy. Great Teacher!
Nice and Knowledgeable.
Humorous, easy to talk to,
Nice, knowledge
Intresting simple
Positive Funny Encouraging
Passionate and smart
Creative, Imaginative, and Upbeat.
organized, fair, kind
Professional, efficient, motivating.
19. Other comments:
Loved the class! I learned so much this class and it has inspired me to want to visit some of the places that we covered!
N/A
None
Yang Laoshi invites us to many events because she cares about our interests.
Thank you once again!
none

Man Yang: MUS107, Fall 2013     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Humanities
Course: MUS 107 - Music in World Cultures Crn (Section): 31224 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.69 26 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 6 (23%) 19 (73%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.58 26 0.64 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (8%) 7 (27%) 17 (65%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.69 26 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 6 (23%) 19 (73%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.85 26 0.46 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 2 (8%) 23 (88%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.65 26 0.56 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 7 (27%) 18 (69%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.69 26 0.62 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (8%) 4 (15%) 20 (77%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.62 26 0.57 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 8 (31%) 17 (65%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.48 26 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (12%) 7 (27%) 15 (58%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.65 26 0.56 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 7 (27%) 18 (69%)
10. The instructor informed students of their grades on exams and assignments promptly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.73 26 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 5 (19%) 20 (77%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.62 26 0.64 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (8%) 6 (23%) 18 (69%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.73 26 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 5 (19%) 20 (77%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
A lot of in class examples of music which was great
Very enthusiastic and interactive. She encouraged us to participate and not just listen to lecture.
She knew her her materials well and encouraged student participation. She wanted to make sure for all of us to pitch in our thoughts. In class, she always made sure that we understood the things we covered in class.
Ms. Yang is very enthusiastic and energetic, so the class and it's materials were fun and interesting.
She knows her subject, she helps student succeed in class
Her strengths as a teacher are lectures and showing concern for a student.
I think when she provides some presentation for us, she prepared those presetation perfectly.
She explains things well and it helps that she is excited about what she is teaching.
knows her items and discussions very very well.
She was knew her field of work and she was able to reach out to students and helped them out. She knew what and where the students weaknesses were.
Professor Yang's major strengths as a teacher are keeping the students engaged with her presentations also showing examples of different instruments from different parts of the world. Shows concern for her students and gives out a lot of opportunities to earn extra credit.
Miss Yang's major strength as a teacher was her enthusiasm in teaching. She always taught with excitement.
She explain everything very well.
She makes learning about music fun and presents material in a way that is easy to understand and interesting to learn about.
-She is always carrying a positive attitude -She questions the class to encourage reading the assignment chapters at home
I really enjoyed taking a class from Man Yang. She made it interesting and entertaining. She was also fair with grading. I enjoyed learning about other cultures.
Her knowledge in the field
shes very friendly and helpful
She knows what she is talking, the class is fun and I learn a lot from her
She knows her stuff and she engages with her students.
She cares about her students. She has a broad knowledge about the different cultures music and present the musics to us uniformly, i.e.,she didn't show any prejudice or favoritism, she didn't say one type of music is better than the other. She presented the information in a very neutral way.
Her class is so funny and teaching is very clear to understand. Thank you.
She knew what she was teaching and she was able to help me when I didn't understand something and was there to see me.
She's an instructor that is fairly easy to understand, she explains her teachings thoroughly and helps those to better understand certain musical topics and encourages her students to participate a lot.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
None...
For the structure of exams, maybe it would be better to have the listening examples first, that way the students can take their time on the multiple choice scantron portion. Also, for the ethnic music presentation, I think that ten minutes is a little too long.
Continue to teach after she gives birth
Get the students involve more, have more interaction things.
No changes.
Nothing
I can't think of anything that I would suggest to Ms. Yang. Everything went very well with this class.
Some changes I suggest that Professor Yang make is to go over the study guide before tests.
N/A
she can speak more loudly.
The only change I could think of is to maybe teach about more popular music that everyone can kind if relate to.
-Show up to more classes on time
None
nothing
nothing
I think just add some other lesson like music from other countries that people never heard of
We didn't cover some of the chapters in the book, such as the music of Europe, Caribbean, Native American, and North America, but instead we spent plenty of time on Hawaiian music. Maybe it's because we're in Hawaii. But Western music is a big influence to a lot of different cultures, so I would recommend covering that, especially since this is a cultural music class and a lot of people from Hawaii have not travel much and may not be familiar with Western (European) style music.
I don't think I would change anything from this course.
N/A She is absolutely an excellent teacher!
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
She always made herself available for questions either in class, after class or by email. She was also very approachable and understanding.
She made sure we knew our materials and took the time to answer our questions in class.
Ms. Yang was caring yet firm.
She helps student succeed in her class
She would talk to the student after class.
When we have to make presentation, she concern for us. For that reason, she provides for us to select the dates.
She always asked if their were question or to come see her if we have concerns.
Always gave us extra credit oppurtunities!
She emailed students consistently and sent out reminders ahead of time. She also offered a lot of help during class and her office hours.
Professor Yang showed concern for her students by interacting with the students with showing her instruments in class, taught us a dance when there was a section we learned about, and suggested a lot of extra credit.
She showed concern for her students by giving us a lot of extra credit options. She also suggested for us to attend as many music events as possible; she'd inform us on upcoming events and performances we could attend.
help student after class.
Absolutely!
-She reminded them of her office hours
She made sure we understood the material and she was helpful to use.
She always has informed time line and homeworks in advance and in a clear way. So no student should be behind.
for sure she helped out all students
She always say hi, and smile to me. When I need some help she's willing to help students even outside the class
She always stops here and there to ensure everyone understands She makes herself available
She advises students to seek help and to plan accordingly. She encourages those who need help to make an appointment with her. She reminds us of the various deadlines, not just for the class, but for the UH system as a whole.
She talked to whoever she felt needed the help and was always open to seeing them before or after class to make sure they ware all caught up.
Like I said, encouragement and participation helped her students get through.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes, very interesting class and you learn so much about other cultures
Yes! Fun, easy course as long as you do the work as she lets you know what you need to do from the beginning!
Yes, I would. Her class was interesting and easy to comprehend. I would recommend her to all students interested in music.
I would recommend this teacher because she made the class enjoyable, and I had no problems with her.
Yes, her syllabus is cut dry, she will also give extra credit tp help with students acheivement.
yes, because she knows what shes talking about, and i learn alot in her class.
I think she is good so I recommend her to other students.
Yes, she is a good teacher and the class structure is great.
Easy and teaches well.
I would definitely recommend her. She's an awesome teacher and she has a lot of extra credit activities that I think will give a chance to any student to work hard and earn it.
Yes I would recommend Professor Yang to students because she is outgoing, helpful, and knows what she is talking about.
Yes because she is well educated in her field of study. I also liked the way she lectured because she made it easy to understand and used a lot of visual and audio aids that made learning easy.
yes, she really teach us a lot.
Yes I would because she's a great teacher, makes learning about music fun and loves her job and expresses that in her teaching.
-Yes -She is a positive thinking teacher who is able to get her point across
Yes I would because she has a lot of knowledge about the subject and she makes it enjoyable to learn.
Yes. She is clear and knowledged in the subject, and the class is fun.
yes because she is a great teacher
Yes, because she's a nice and good teacher
Yes! She's passionate and interactive!
Yes, it was an interesting class. I was able to learn about and get expose to the different cultures of music, all the different instruments, and different ways to listen to and identify music.
yes! Because she's a good teacher and a lot of fun!
Yes indeed, if you have not taken a History class yet, I'd recommend taking her class. She is full of pride and joy and she is also very entertaining.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
She is very funny and nice :)
Funny teacher, she makes a person laugh
Thank you for a great semester. i learned a lot about different cultures music.
This was an awesome semester Ms. Yang and I'm so happy I chose to take this class with you. Best of luck with your baby and happy holidays.
She is a very nice teacher and I enjoyed this semester learning about the music and anthropology behind it.
Keep it up!
She has a great sense of humor!
I just enjoyed her class
I am graceful for what she introduced. She made the subject look easy but interesting. I really enjoyed her class.
Good luck for your future baby, you inspired me to learn about art
Thank you for teaching me about music history! I never knew music had this much of an impact all over the world.
She's the best History teacher I've ever had!
18. What two or three single words best describe this instructor?
Entertaining, funny
Intelligent and encouraging
Kind and mellow
Knowledgeable, patient, funny
funny, and caring
Organized(she is a very organized person).
Awesome, smart and cool.
Funny & Intelligent.
Understanding, considerate and fun.
Outgoing, helpful, and funny
Enthusiastic Knowledgeable
interesting.
Fun, Energetic, Smart
-Inspiration -Encouraging -Awesome
Knowledgeable and open minded
Positive and smart.
Fun,great and knowledgeable
Delightful Comedic Passionate
caring, fair, knowledgeable
Energetic, smart, happy.
Encouraging, joyful, & amazing
19. Other comments:
Thank you for an awesome class and thanks for all your encouragment
Her class is enjoyable. Never boring
Enjoy your holidays and I hope to see you again soon in the near future.
N/A
Good job!
The presentation topic is very wide and open. It is overwhelming in where to start and focus on what to talk about. Maybe offer an outline for the presentation, and students can chose to follow it or now. Some students are knows what they want to do but some may need that extra guidance.
Thank you for a great semester! :)
N/A

Man Yang: MUS107, Fall 2013     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Humanities
Course: MUS 107 - Music in World Cultures Crn (Section): 31225 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.59 27 0.93 Freq(%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%) 2 (7%) 3 (11%) 21 (78%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.48 27 0.98 Freq(%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%) 3 (11%) 4 (15%) 19 (70%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.59 27 0.84 Freq(%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (26%) 19 (70%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.74 27 0.86 Freq(%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 1 (4%) 24 (89%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.7 27 0.87 Freq(%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 2 (7%) 23 (85%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 27 0.88 Freq(%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 3 (11%) 22 (81%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.63 27 0.88 Freq(%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 4 (15%) 21 (78%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.56 27 0.93 Freq(%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%) 2 (7%) 4 (15%) 20 (74%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 27 0.92 Freq(%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%) 2 (7%) 1 (4%) 23 (85%)
10. The instructor informed students of their grades on exams and assignments promptly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.74 27 0.81 Freq(%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (11%) 23 (85%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.44 27 1.09 Freq(%) 1 (4%) 2 (7%) 0 (0%) 5 (19%) 19 (70%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 27 0.92 Freq(%) 1 (4%) 0 (0%) 2 (7%) 1 (4%) 23 (85%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
Presents her material well to the class.
Her work is straight up.
She is so kind. She always responses to students' questions until students can understand and solve their unclear points. Also, she always prepares many sources to teach. Students can understand easily about her lectures through her well preparing.
she is very intelligent, straight to the point, and encourages student to participate in class. she makes the class going in an interesting way. she is very considerate.
ENTHUSIASTIC, and very informative
She was very passionate of her profession/field of study.
I think her knowledge of the subjects covered is amazing. She really does a good job explaining the material and answers our questions to the best of her knowledge.
She is clearly deeply involved in the subject of world music, and encouraged from the outset for the students to have an open mind. She was able to take completely foreign arts and give an understanding or context to them so that the class could see it in a different light. She has great student participation activities like playing various ethnic instruments or learning a hula, as well as assignments that encouraged the students to go out and attend world music events.
well organize
She an energetic and enthusiastic teacher who shows passion in her work. She knows her material well and knows how to engage her students.
Mrs. Yang's major strength as a teacher would be teaching her material.
very good information. she is very enthusiastic and has a good clear way of communicating course material through lectures.
She has a very deep understanding in that field as well as very talented and encourage students to participate both in class or out of class activities.
She is very smart and very sweet.
We could really trust her with the subject. She seems to really love world music and it was fun learning it from her.
very organized, shared interesting information
She know's exactly what to do, she has great knowledge in what she teaches, she gets her students involved and doesn't make them feel uncomfortable, she has a great sense of humor. Overall Ms.Yang is one of my favorite professors I have had this semester. She's a very wonderful individual.
The culture of difference countries
She is a very knowledgeable professor. She comes to class ready. She knows what she is talking about. A friendly professor. She would joke around sometimes which makes the class/environment a fun and a great place to learn.
She knows what she is teaching and knows her area very well. She helps student and help her student to success in the class. Really good teacher.
Be patiently to teach her students and her class is very clean which important information are should learn for it.
She knows the material very well and likes to engage discussions.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
No changes are needed.
Elaborate more on topics rather than around the bush.
I think that she does not have to change anything.
none. she's very good as a teacher.
none, except more time on presentations
Perhaps make the final worth more (20pts), offer more EC opportunities (1-5pts), discuss assignments first (taking reading notes BEFORE the chapter lecture was not very helpful, in my opinion). Should also touch-base with students individually.
I don't have any suggestions to make any changes. I like the way she teaches her class.
none
Nothing really
I can't think of a way to help you with this but i'd suggest you to try and make class more exciting and something to look forward to each day because at times, it got very boring. I still learned but it was boring and made me sleepy sometimes. I apologize for that but if there's a way you could pump up the class, i'd suggest you make an attempt at it.
Add a little more variety to classes. Please don't make us just analyze timbre and organology.
I liked that we got to playbon instruments and liked if we did that more.
none
I have nothing for Ms.Yang to change, she's doing a great job
No
None
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
Her office was always open to her students that needed any help.
Didn't really.
she would email back regarding a note why i couldn't make it to class and she emails students regarding any changes and upcoming events for our class.
she was nice
The professor had office hours.
She always made class discussion open for everyone and answered questions directly. She also made sure that the class knew when every assignment was due, how to use research resources, and how to prepare for quizzes.
clear instruction pervide
She was more than welcome to help any student who needed it. If you needed extra credit or if you needed one on one time you could see her at her workshop.
consistent reminders about assignments and events.
She's trying very hard to figure out each answers that students propose. Pretty understanding!
She was always very helpful and took concerns very well.
she encouraged us to participate in class.
available through email
She's constantly asking us if we have any questions or comments or even concerns about something, and if so, she makes time for them after class
Explain in detail
Whenever students don't understand the material, she is there to lend a hand. When students ask her questions about our topic that are unclear, she would try her best to answer those question in a simple way.
She helps student when they need help, and help more than I ask.
Be patiently to teach her students in her office hour until the student understand it.
She told the whole class that if we are struggling with learning the material or preparing for quizzes we can see her during her office hours.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes, because she's a great teacher to listen to and you can really see she really enjoy's the subject that she teaches. She also shows that she really cares for her students.
I want to recommend Ms. Man Yang to other students because they can learn about music with having a fan. Not just read a text or study. They will be able to enjoy studying. Also, she has high motivation to teach, so her high motivation encourages students to study more.
would strongly agree because she is an effective teacher. her course is very clear.
yes, she is smart
Only if they are interested & fully committed to music. It's a large class, as well, so there is not much one-on-one attention except for those who speak up.
Yes. They would like the way she gets the students to interact with her while she's going over a lesson.
Most definitely. This class was an amazing introduction on how to experience music from cultures other than your own. She very effectively teaches you how to listen to music differently, and how to learn to appreciate the new and the strange.
yes, she's very good at teaching
Yes I would because she is an awesome teacher and her class is very interesting if you are passionate about music.
Yes, I would recommend Mrs. Yang to other students because she's very laid and she knows her materials very well.
yes. great energy and entuhusiasm
Of course, not only an easy class but still can learn a lot, looking forward to go to every class.
Yes, because she is very nice and she grades fairly.
sure because she isn't just one of those professors that you sit and there's a lecture. That's it. But this professor offers more than that.
yes, great class
I would definitely recommend Ms.Yang to students because she's very knowledgeable in what she does and she has a great personality.
Yes , sure will
I would recommend Professor Yang to students because her class is fun. There was never a dull moment in her class. She discussed different kinds of music from different countries all over the world. Her discussions are easy to understand. Powerpoints are straight to the point. The exams are easy as well.
Yes, because her class is not hard and you still can learn a lots from the class.
Sure, because she is accessibility and having fun in her class.
Yes, I would recommend Man Yang to others because she adds some humor to lectures and brings in some instruments or guest speakers to class.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
One of the best teachers I've ever had.
continue to teach students about music because it is an inspiration.
no
That is all.
I loved that we had the chance to actually see and use some of the instruments that we learned about. It was a great way to connect all the information. And it made learning about it more fun!
thank you for the class! it was fun ! and we enjoy it very well
nothing really
Thank you for all your hard work and patient, we like you very much.
I liked your class!
I don't know what else to say that I haven't already mentioned about Ms.Yang. I have nothing but good things to say about her.
I would like to say thank you. I learned so many things from this class. The Chaiya chaiya song and the Mbira music video were two of my favorites. Until now, I still listen to those.
Really good teacher. Keep teaching, help more students.
Thank you for teaching me on the last quiz, that was the best grade in all the quiz.
18. What two or three single words best describe this instructor?
- Energetic - Happy
Kind and valuable.
intelligent, excellent, and prompt
Smart, Thorough
Loves music
Passionate, open-minded, patient.
nice, talktive
Smart, enthusiastic, endearing
Nice, soft, full of potential.
energetic,enthusiastic
Helpful, talented, knowledgeable
Really cool
Hard working, understanding and intelligent.
organized, fair, nice
Funny. Knowledgeable. Caring.
Funny, responsible
energetic and friendly
Funny, knowledgeable.
outgoing, patiently and nice
Kind and helpful.
19. Other comments:
I want to say thank you to Ms. Man Yang. I could learn many things of world music thanks to her lecture and her high motivation always encourages me to study.
thank u for everything. i learned a lot about music of the world.
nope
Thank you.
none
N/A
More activities during class time .
none

Man Yang: MUS121C, Fall 2013     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Humanities
Course: MUS 121C - Class Piano I Crn (Section): 31232 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
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%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
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%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.71 7 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (29%) 5 (71%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
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%) 6 (86%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
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%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.86 7 0.38 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 6 (86%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
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. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
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%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments 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%)
10. The instructor informed students of their grades on exams and assignments promptly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 7 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (100%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for 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%)
12. The instructor treated students 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%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
As an instructor, she is very knowledgeable about the course. I have always felt comfortable in class as she has provided a positive atmosphere conducive to learning. She shows great concern for all of her students and is very personable and easy to talk to. I have always been able to come to her without any hesitation if I had questions or needed help. Her strengths include, but is not limited to, course knowledge, artistry, a high standard of technicality, and the ability to communicate, demonstrate, and clarify materials covered in class.
Man Yang was my teacher in my first semester in college and I consciously sought out another class with her as I not only enjoy music but her method of teaching which is very kind and encouraging to me as a freshman student and strong in that you see her expertise and feel that her strength comes from great preparation and forethought. As it took courage to finally go to college, I have found Ms. Yang to be an inspiring role model as I pursue my college degree. She really goes the extra mile to take note of each students needs and how she can help them improve. Her stream of encouraging words is the water that helps this little first year seedling grow as a college student.
She is very nice and understandable.
Very nice, she is always willing to help and work with you.
She is very understanding and patient. She loves to help students even if it means to stay after class.
She pushed me to try harder, even though I thought I couldn't or complained. She said to keep trying and practicing and eventually I will get it. She didn't modify things which made me feel like she really thought I could do it.
caring, good teacher, patient, clear, knowledgeable
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
Although the course is focused on individual learning. I found it useful to partner up with classmates during down time. As Ms. Yang does her best to attend to all students, I think it would be beneficial to many of students to help each other, while waiting for her to attend them. Other than that, the course is fine just the way it is.
N/A
It would be great if she can give out hand out of each music notes in the begining of the class and make us memorize it on and regonize it on the music sheet and on the keyboard. So that it would help us later on to be able to read notes quicker.
None, great class :)Fun, interesting the way taught. Challenging but enjoyable. I learned a lot.
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
She showed each student individual attention and has given them feedback when needed. She has also allowed second opportunities for students. And, she has gone above and beyond to help students simplify complicated material.
Man Yang really listens to each of her students. She made special efforts at the beginning of the year in both classes I've taken from her to help the students get to know each other and break the ice. This really helped a lot as so often students retreat into their cell phones the minute class ends. I've noticed her extra effort has brought more student communication and I think this makes the college experience more complete. She offers make-up tests in her office and is available for counseling on class work and has stayed 10 minutes after class helping me where I was stuck in an assignment. She is a very devoted teacher and I feel fortunate to have her for my first piano class.
She will help students any time they need help with music or fingering or anything.
Her office hours are almost everyday which make her very accessible.
She gives out extra credit opportunities and she always stays after class to help out. She gives out good advice.
Stayed late after class to work longer with students. Contacted students who stopped showing up to class
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
I would recommend her to other students. Not only does she make the class fun, Ms. Yang knows how to teach and has the personality to go with it.
yes- all of the above listed
Yes, I learned a lot from her.
Yes! She is very compassionate for teachig and willing to help students
Yes! She cares for the students and she treats everyone equal.
Yes, because she is a really good piano teacher and it was a pleasure to take her class
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
I just wanted to personally thank you for allowing to take this class. I have had a wonderful experience in Mus 121C and I want to wish you the best in the future. You have a little addition to the family on the way, you'll be a great mommy. Thank you again.
I will always remember my freshman year music teacher with fond affection and gratitude
She is a really good teacher and I'm very pleased with this course and with her instruction and would take it again and encourage others to do so as well
18. What two or three single words best describe this instructor?
talented, lovely, awesome...
kind - disciplined - gifted
Nice
Patience, sweet, compassionate, understanding
encouraging and motivating
Caring, patient, personable
19. Other comments:
I think KCC has some really amazing teachers. I am thankful to have found this college.

Man Yang: MUS121C, Fall 2013     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Humanities
Course: MUS 121C - Class Piano I Crn (Section): 31235 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
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. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
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%)
3. The course was well organized.
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%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
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. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
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. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 7 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (100%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
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%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 7 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 1 (14%) 5 (71%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.71 7 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (29%) 5 (71%)
10. The instructor informed students of their grades on exams and assignments promptly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.71 7 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (29%) 5 (71%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
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%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
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%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
She is so kind and her explan is really good.
she is nice and passionate.
She is a very good piano player
She is really good at the piano and really helped me when I needed it
She is direct and state students weak points.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
not only to Man Yang but also other music teachers: it would be nice and more efficient if the school installs a camera which is able to film the teacher when he or she plays a piece of music. If so, the students can look at the teacher playing at the same time and learn from that.
N.A
Having the final recital before our last quiz was a little weird it was okay, I would have rather had it reversed. A lot of us students took too much time to practice the final instead of the quiz songs and some did bad in the last quiz.
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
She always care about studeants if they have problms.
once, I could not be able to go to classes. she gave me a call to update what the classes went over. She showed concern if she could help me with anything.
N.A
She went to every student and asked them if they needed help, and she asked to hear our progress with songs
She scheduled one-one appointments for students who she feels need more attention.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes, I do. Because she is so nice person. She likes to teach students. She always kind and smile.
Yes. I would love to have MAn Yang to teach me again. Of course not the same class but more advanced class. She is a good teacher
Yes, I learned a lot from her class.
Yes, she was nice and fun, just remember to turn in the free writes and concert reports cause she doesn't remind you to turn them in
Yes she is a very good teacher.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
I really glateful you because i like playing piano thanks to you. Your class is really fun and easy to understand even me.
N/A
18. What two or three single words best describe this instructor?
smile kind beautiful
smiley, patient
Intelligent, understanding
Talented Nice Fair
19. Other comments:
Thanks for teaching me piano. I like piano. If i have an opportunity, I would like to take your class again.
I wish her well in the days leading up to meeting her new family member

Man Yang: MUS107, Spring 2013     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Humanities
Course: MUS 107 - Music in World Cultures Crn (Section): 33495 (0)     33496 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.92 25 0.28 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (8%) 26 (93%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.82 28 0.48 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 3 (11%) 19 (76%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.96 25 0.2 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 27 (96%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.96 25 0.2 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 26 (93%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.92 25 0.28 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 27 (96%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.96 28 0.19 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 23 (92%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 28 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 23 (92%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.71 28 0.6 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (14%) 19 (76%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.96 28 0.19 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 24 (96%)
10. The instructor informed students of their grades on exams and assignments promptly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.96 28 0.19 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 24 (96%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 25 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (12%) 24 (86%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.96 25 0.2 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (4%) 28 (100%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
Her lectures were always well-organized and whenever students asked questions about the lectures, she gave us a easily understandable answer to it.
Her lectures were very clear and well organized.
She knows how to make a class fun
Tutorial, good explanation.
Her major strengths are making sure each student understands the material well. She provides a lot of visuals and audio for learning purposed and makes everything interesting and fun to learn.
she loves music, know about it very much. also she helps students ver much.
very organized contents with appropriate media resources, so her classes were easy to understand.
She knows what to teach during the lecture.
She delivers the content of her classes very clearly and makes it very easy to understand.
She's had a very inclusive class. Music analysis with personal opinions, she brought instruments to class and let us handle them, group discussions,and activities on rhythm, dance and the International Festival.
Immediately, I was won over to this teacher's kind and graceful manner. Her love of music and ethnomusicolgy is clear and she makes it easy for the class to enjoy each culture. I am excited to tell my landlord when I pay rent that I know what Pansori music is! Music is central to my life, so I enjoyed every aspect of this class but heretofore -as a multi-tasking single mom had never given myself permission to learn about music in world cultures. It has affected my songwriting and composition for the better, I think.
She got along with everyone is class and set a good atmosphere in class. She encouraged participation in class,
Makes the class fun by bringing in hands on activities.
Openness, honesty, organization, care.
she is very kind, and understanding. she is also knowledgeable about each different theme she went over.
Explains subject in a simple way! made it easer for students to understand. She Knows her subject well,and she listens to students too!
She has a wide range of instrumebts, some of which we got to see physically. We attended special musical genres, and she is also very approachable, friendly.
Professor Yang is well educated about music. She communicates with the students very effectively and is clear on the topics in which she presents in class. She is always accessible via email and in person and makes absences, make up work and understanding easily accessible to her students. She is great with updated her students via email about performance opportunities so that they can make extra credit points. Overall, she is a very good professor.
She seems open to showing many cultures with out judgement.
Her explanation is always very clear. She knows how to avoid boring atmosphere so we could enjoy some workshops and students' presentations as well.
Knowing her stuff. Being an awesome person.
she is nice and professional. knows how to help and respect her students.
Great professor, knew her stuff, and thought us really well. I learned a lot from her.
She is really fair teacher. She is soooooooo nice teacher. I love her very much.
She is fun and knowlegable about the music class she is teaching.
Very knowledgeable in the subject. Makes it easy to learn.
Showing us good examples to have a better understanding of the topic.
she fair
She is very helpful and kind, and talented as a musician herself. Her love of ethnomusicology pours through in her class teaching.
Professor Man Yang is a young teacher so she was very easy to approach if i ever had any questions. I really enjoyed the classes when we had to hands on class dancing. I personally really enjoyed that and I hope she continues to keep that music 107 tradition. It really brings a lot of life into our academic day. The hula dancing and bollywood dancing exercises was a lot of fun. She was always available outside of class during his office hours. She always encourage us to seek help if we ever had any questions. She was teacher that definitely showed a lot of concern for her students and always wanted the best for them.
She has great activities. Her powerpoint are easy to follow.
She knows the subject she teaches well, very engaging, fair grader, and passion for what she teaches shows in each lecture.
Man yang gives good lectures that followed according to the exams.
She really knew the material and it was great that she provided hands on activities and active activities as well as samples of instruments.
Her passion for the subject taught, and how she has the class participate in discussions.
She is very enthusiastic and passionate about her course subject. Also, she is very educated in the matter and always knows how to answer our questions or point us in the right direction to finding the answer.
Professor Yang is a very kind hearted, very well oriented professor with her students, her material, and everything she did with our class. She was very informative and fun and being a PHD student she was very aware of how we felt as students and adapted her material towards us which was very nice in our opinion. I really enjoyed having her as my professor for this class.
Passion, understanding, wealth of information and guidance to resources, awesome personality.
Professor Yang knew the subject area very well. She is also well organized which helped with the classes. I liked how she provided examples of instruments and made us think for ourselves.
She is very well organized and prepare. She is also prompt when it comes to updating grades.
she knew what she was talking about and made it a good learning experience for me in her class
She's really nice! Also, very knowledgeable about her field of study.
I thought it was really helpful how she didn't provide the lecture notes on Laulima. Copying the notes by hand were helpful in a way because it helped me recall information more easily. I also enjoyed days where we learned how to dance hula and bollywood dances. Study guides for quizes were also helpful in times of quizes.
Beryl's strengths came majorly in the form of enthusiasm, passion, and knowledge of her subject. It was so exciting to come to class each day, because I know she has something awesome to teach me. Granted, this is entirely a fabulous section of education - where else do we get to analyze and learn about musical influence through world cultures?! Her passion was contagious, and encouraged me to keep at it, because there's always something awesome to learn. Also, she is very empathetic to us, having been a long time student herself. It seems many teachers, once they're not students anymore, forget how stressful it can be to try to manage everything all at the same time. However, she was very understanding with all of our needs.
She make her lectures very interesting by telling her own experience on the music field.
good power points
She gives a fun atmosphere for students to learn. She often joke with her students but still makes a point on the lecture being discussed. She has her schedule that she follows, which can make student do advance work and not cram.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
nothing really, i loved her class
No change, everything perfect
None
nothing.
No changes.
Maybe create a google document with a collection of youtube and other media examples of muisc we haven't been able to cover in class.
can't think of anything. her kind and gentle manner are an inspiration for me to be more gentle and quiet myself.
I don't think there should be any changes, this semester was fun and i enjoyed her class.
Less lectures
None, the class was a joy to come to.
none
further explanation of computer systems used and compatibility, for the older student, would be helpful.
None.
Nothing, she does a great job.
no
Less chat and more music listening.
she is good
more hands assignment. say like when we learned how to dance and stuff, i like when we did that it made it more fun and interesting
No thing to suggest because he is perfect already.
none
No changes are needed.
no change
I can't think of any changes if anything the more hands on dancing would be better for the class and make it even more interesting.
no
none
N/A
None. Her course is superb.
None she was great.
No Changes as to say on how the subject is being thought, but here is a thought to consider. I believe in the syllabus it does not mention it but, how this course should be described a little more and inform the student that the approach on culture by the means of studying culture through, ritual music, deity worship of various nationalities. just to consider those who do not want to participate in such practices.
Passing around the sign-in sheet right when class starts
no she i a awesome teacher i was glad to learn form her
I can't really think of any.
Keep at it, and maybe be a little more aggressive in asking for student participation. I feel awful, my class was so so so quiet when it came to class discussions. Sometimes I felt like I was the only one participating. I think with a little more encouragement (maybe a greater amount of points placed on class participation?) the class may chip in a little more.
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
She always brought her speakers to lectures. It helped us to listen example of music when class speakers did not work. She also, brought many music instuments.
She always reminded us to do things and always answered our questions right away if we were to email her
She take times for us if we have question or need helps.
She did a few ice breaker games so give us a chance to meet our classmates. She also encouraged hands on participation.
she is always here for help us.
She always seem to be happy to help out students.
She made her time available for any students who needed help with anything, and she always attempted to her lectures interesting, so students wouldn't get bored.
Gentle questions, emails reminding about missed assignments, and invitations to come see her after class or during her office hours.
in many, many ways. she is always answering students questions after each class and gives so much of her time.
She encouraged students, especially if the student was shy or scared she made it easy to talk and participate in class.
Always giving us extra credit opportunities
She was very encouraging, learned student's names, gave lots of extra credit, straightforward powerpoints and study guides, gave loads of helpful announcements and emails.
if help was needed it was given, in times of emergencies she was understanding and helped you through it. if things needed a deeper explanation she helped you to understand.
She encorages us to do things! She answers all the questions with her patience! She tell us to see her in the office oftenly.
Making extra time out of class. Involving us as a groupYes
Professor Yang is the most concerned and understand professor I have had so far since attending KCC. I had a really rough few weeks where i consistently missed class because of family health issues at home, and she would email me to check in and let me know what i missed and my graded being affected. She always kept me updated with performances and opportunities for improvement, and she is very straight forward with her intent to help her students succeed in her class. Although i may pass this class with a low grade due to my personal issues, there is no way i could be upset with her because she is such a caring women and wants the best of her students. -Dwayne :)
Always checking in with us to make sure we understand.
We had great chance to understand various music with some experiences, such as dancing or listening to live music.
Responding right away to emails. Meeting up outside of class for extra help.
she creats chances for students to get extra points. she always asks us if we understand or not , and asks us for suggestion. i aksed her for help which is not related to her job, she helped me, and give extra information and suggestion.
She always made sure to tell us about our assignments and if we did bad on something to check up with her and make sure everything was okay.
She is concerned about students very much. She tries to encourage students listen to difference culture music.
tells grade
She was always available outside of class during his office hours. She always encourage us to seek help if we ever had any questions. She was teacher that definitely showed a lot of concern for her students and always wanted the best for them.
She tell us about assiginments every week and always emails us with notifcations.
Informed us of deadlines ahead of time, was very accessible to students (answered emails quickly and explained all that was expected of us)
She would write comments next our grades in the gradbook on laulilma.
She gave us many extra credit opportunities and was available for help whenever we needed.
She often looked at the bright side of situations, an example of this would be say a student was not doing good at the beginning of the semester she often attempted to cheer them on and encourage them to work harder as she explained that the semester is far from over.
all ways attentive, concerned asking us if the information given was understood and if anyone had any question, also offered her office hours.
she would tell them if they need help to go see her or email her questions
She offered time after class to help students, and also replied to emails very quickly.
She was so awesome! She was so patient with all of us, and the awkward silences in the class, without being angry or upset with us for our lack of participation. I feel that she really knows what we're going through. It's so fantastic to have a young, hip teacher like her expanding our minds. It really felt like a very well organized lunch date, with lots of great topics to discuss. It was very friendly, with the perfect mix of casual and formal settings.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes, I would. That is because her lectures are very interesting.
Yes, I recommend professor Man Yang to other students. Her lectures were very interesting and helped me to understand other clutures through music.
Yes, she is an awesome teacher. I learned a lot in her class
Yes, because this class is fun and interesting.
Yes, she knows a lot about music and is a very kind, funny and straight forward teacher.
Yes. she is the best music teacher ever.
I would strongly recommend her to other students because they can learn a lot from her.
Yes i would recommend her, because her class is very fun and interesting.
Yes, a fun and easy class with many different layers of experience.
I already have - because - who doesn't love music? you learn history and culture as well and if you take notes and study and read the book, you'll do well. she makes it clear how to get a good grade. I was sick for a while and she met with me and showed me how to catch up.
Yes, her class was fun and i enjoyed her events. I liked her presentations too.
yes I would. Nice teacher
Yes, because her passion for teaching and music shines forth.
yes i would, and i have. Because she is a good teacher that is knowledgeable on her subject and all that comes with it. she is a fair grader and teacher, assignments are given well in advance so there is no reason you would fail.
I recommend her to students because this is a good teacher, which make students be thoughtful. Students learned in her class!
Yes, great for anth. students, dance students, art students, and of course music students!
ABSOLUTELY! Once again, she is so well educated and engaging with her students. She teaches verbally, through powerpoints and even through guest artists. She makes learning about music interesting and fun which helps the students to not become bored with her material. She is very fair and again understanding.
Absolutely, she is great
Yes! You will learn a lot!
yes. Shes awesome!
yes, she is nice. i already recommended her to my friends. she is professional
yes i would great teacher you would learn a lot
She should smile more cuz when she smile is very beautiful.
Yes I would because she is nice and funny. She is easy to talk to and very helpful.
yes. great teacher.
Yes because the class was fun.
yes i would
Yes, I would recommend her to my friends!
Yes I would definitely recommend Man Yang to students. She is a teacher that holds and teaches with a lot of passion for music.
Yes. Because shes great shows concern.
YES!
I highly recommend Man Yang to students.
Yes because she really enjoys doing what she does and you can definitely feel it during her lectures.
Yes, because her class was very fun and I enjoyed taking it.
Yes. She is a great teacher who makes class enjoyable. I have learned a great deal in her class.
Yes because the above reasons in 13-15! :)
Certainly because it is rarely to find teachers passionate on their subject of study who are determined to help and motivated to share what they are teaching their students.
yes, because she is a fun teacher who is also very knowledgable.
yes i would because she knows the subject well
Yes. She's very caring and she makes the course material fun to learn.
Definitely, her class was enjoyable. I learned about so many cultures... It feels like I'm actually traveling around the world sometimes. She is knowledgable and knows alot about music. Quizes were simple to study for and her notes were easy to follow.
ABSOLUTELY! She is the best teacher you could ever have for this class! Granted, she has been my only teacher, but I wouldn't trade her for the world, or do it again with another teacher just to find out. She is so patient and has the perfect sense of humor!
Yes because she is a very good teacher and treats everyone fairly.
yes, shes nice.
Highly recommendable. She's one of the nicest professor I've met. She's willing to help her students if there are any questions about class works.She explains clearly on everything. Every work that she gives is manageable. Her class is not the usual lecture only because she sometimes schedule fun activities like dancing. You'll definitely have fun learning world music.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
I learned a lot from your lectures. I really enjoyed learning other cultures and music. It helped me to make some friends outside of class too. If you have some more classes at KCC or UH, I would like to take it.
Nothing, she is just awesome
Thanks for the good and hard work.
She goes out of the way to pick up musical instruments at UH just so her students can see, hear and try out different cultures' instruments.
I enjoyed her class very much.
A sweet and lovely lady very involved in the ethno-musical community.
delightful and kind grateful she's at KCC hope my son takes her class
No.
Nice outfits.
she is a very nice person and kept class entertaining
Also she is young, it is obvious that she is talented and intelligent!
Nothing.
You're awesome!
she creats chances for us to learn, like she borrow instruments from Monoa for us. it is great to recognize those instruments.
Great job
She is so nice person.
She is one of my favorite teachers. She keeps me interested in the subject for the whole semester.
Thank you Professor Mang Yang for a interesing music semester!! have a great summer!!
na
great teacher!
I love her sense of humor. Not sure if shes joking sometimes but it makes the class enjoyable as well.
Your class was very enjoyable.
Fabulous teacher.
She Has,a caring, loving, humble, very awesome character (^_^)æ??è§?å¾?å?»è??æ?¯å¤ªå¥½äº?
she i a great teacher and if i could take her class again i would like to
She's an amazing teacher and I really think she's found what she was meant to do. I really like her passion that she has for her field of study.
I was so pleased to take this class once I signed up for it, and even more so once it started. Ms. Beryl, you made this class so AMAZING to be a part of!
She make music very entertaining.
18. What two or three single words best describe this instructor?
Patients, humor,and kind
kind, teaching, fun
She is one of the best teacher in KCC.
enthusiastic, knowledgeable
professonal friendly active
Caring,happy,and nice.
Insightful, Helpful, Kind
delightful and kind and very well prepared.
Fun and Interesting
Cute, friendly
Clear, sweet, knowledgable.
knowledgeable understanding cool
Patience! nice !
Prompt, friendly, fair
Understanding, Caring and Fun.
sweet, knowledgeable, and skilled
knowledgeable, organized
Awesome, Fun.
professional , zealous, great.
great, fantastic, recommend
nice, beautiful, helpful.
Awesome teacher!
kind, fun.
good
Nice, Helpful, Well-prepared and organized.
Dedicated, Music, Professor
na
fun, intelligent, and engaging.
Knowledgable Organized Fun
enthusiastic, caring, uplifting
Outgoing, energetic, positive.
Enthusiastic, passionate, educated.
Intelligent, Kind, and Fun
Informative, Kind-hearted, Knowledgeable.
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awesome, & thank you
she is well rounded, experienced, taught
Energetically intellectual.
Intelligent and kind-hearted
Mind Blowing Awesome. And Badass.
nice, helpful and funny
kind, funny, sweet.
cheerful,approachable, dedicated
19. Other comments:
I liked internatinal festival. It gave me a great oppotunity to see different cultures on the world. Also, I liked dancing Bollywood dance on the grass. It was a good way to release my stress and gaine some more energy.
no other comments
Thanks Man Yang.
none
It was a privilege to take her class.
No.
Thank you!
Thank you so much for being a great teacher!
she share lots of information which are not in textbook. and try to encourage us to go out of class , to experience real music
she is perfect.:)
I really enjoyed the class, and I learned a lot. thank you, Ms. Yang!
Thank you for being an awesome music teacher!!
na
I hope to take another class from you one day.
Keep this class available its great! Students will love taking her class!
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i liked learning abut different cultures music around the world
Thanks for a wonderful semester
THANK YOU FOR THE FANTASTIC SEMESTER! I GREATLY VALUE ALL THAT I LEARNED, EVEN IF I DON'T REMEMBER EVERY DETAIL!!!! :D I hope you have many happy years doing what you love!

Man Yang: MUS121C, Spring 2013     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Humanities
Course: MUS 121C - Class Piano I Crn (Section): 33504 (0)     33514 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
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%) 4 (80%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 5 1.73 Freq(%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 1 (20%) 6 (86%)
3. The course was well organized.
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 (20%) 3 (60%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.71 7 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (29%) 4 (80%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
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 (20%) 3 (60%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 5 1.73 Freq(%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 5 (71%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 5 1.73 Freq(%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 6 (86%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 5 1.73 Freq(%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 1 (20%) 6 (86%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.2 5 1.79 Freq(%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (71%)
10. The instructor informed students of their grades on exams and assignments promptly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 5 1.73 Freq(%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 6 (86%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
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%) 3 (60%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
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%) 3 (60%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
Everything is good.
She teachs us like so friendly and explans about the piano untill we understand.
She is very helpful and understanding.
Good
She is really nice when she teach piano. And whe is really good playing piano and teaching.
her teaching skill is so comfortable to understand.
I loved that the syllabus contained all the course material so there were no surprises. She also gave us ample notice and time to complete all assignments and quizzes.
She knows her subject well. She taught me areas i needed to improve on that i didn't know i had to improve myself.
Outgoing, creative
she works with the students one on one to know what they need to improve on.
Yes
it shows that she knows the content inside and out and was always able to quickly correct any of my mistakes in an encouraging effective manner.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
Everything is good.
I suggest her to teach piano2 class as well.
I cant think of anything.
No need change. Very good
I do not have suggest to man yang professor. She always tried to give us chances to get good grade.
everything is good i guess.
none
Yes
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
Everything is good.
she alwasy stay with the students and watch carefully.
She walks around to help students individually and also set up private meetings.
She always try to care about students. she is good.
Even though She does not have class, i could go to her office and asked her about concern.
many times. when i play a piano, she always stays behind of me.
She made herself available to students during non-class time and made an exception for me when i had a serious family emergency.
She would always walk around the room checking on us and asking if we had any concerns.
She let them be aware of any makeup work they need to do and offers extra credit when needed.
Yes
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Everything is good.
Yes, definitely I recommed Man Yang because she made the students can play the piano, and made the students like to play the piano.
Yes. Because she is a good teacher :)
I will. Because she is very good. If many students take her class, they will be good at piano.
Yes. I really recommend her to other students because she is really nice teacher and teach piano well. Everyone can follow her clss even beginner.
if they want to take a piano class, i would recommend man yang to students because she is so kind and she always tries to understand us.
I would, her class is extremely organized, and it's easy to learn piano from her.
Yes. She is very nice and she knows her subject area very well.
Yes, because she teach us till we understand.
yes
Yes
Yes, she is a wonderful professor and willing to help outside of class hours. It always showed that she had a genuine compassion for her students.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
Everything is good.
I would like to take your piano 2 class.
Thank you
Thank you so much to teach me piano
i guess that you are doing good now. Please keep your attitude. sorry it is sound like rude word, but i really think like that.
shes is an inspiring teacher and glad to have her as one.
Yes
18. What two or three single words best describe this instructor?
Take her class.
Kindness and Wonderful
Caring and patient.
good, best, piano
Nice, Best, Piano
kind, leader
Organized, prepared, kind.
Smart. Sweet. Knowledge.
inspring, down to earth
Yes
19. Other comments:
Everything is good.
Thank you. you are so good
Thank you so much for teaching piano until now and sometimes I could not go to class but understood me. Thank you
good
none, i said what I needed to say
Yes

Man Yang: MUS107, Fall 2012     Back to top

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Humanities
Course: MUS 107 - Music in World Cultures Crn (Section): 32014 (0)    
1. The course objectives and procedures were clear.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 30 0.84 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (3%) 4 (13%) 9 (30%) 16 (53%)
2. The instructor was accessible to students outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.3 30 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (20%) 9 (30%) 15 (50%)
3. The course was well organized.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.53 30 0.68 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (10%) 8 (27%) 19 (63%)
4. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 30 0.48 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 10 (33%) 20 (67%)
5. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.87 30 0.35 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (13%) 26 (87%)
6. The course material was presented in a clear and effective way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 30 0.68 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (10%) 7 (23%) 20 (67%)
7. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.47 30 0.68 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (10%) 10 (33%) 17 (57%)
8. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.43 30 0.82 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (20%) 5 (17%) 19 (63%)
9. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 30 0.86 Freq(%) 1 (3%) 0 (0%) 1 (3%) 7 (23%) 21 (70%)
10. The instructor informed students of their grades on exams and assignments promptly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.6 30 0.62 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (7%) 8 (27%) 20 (67%)
11. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.47 30 0.73 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (13%) 8 (27%) 18 (60%)
12. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.66 30 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (10%) 4 (13%) 22 (73%)
13. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
Just her attitude and the way she always tried her best to get us to participate, even though no one wanted to.
she obviously knew what she was talking about when she was teaching and she tryed to work with an early morning class that consisted of people who werent all that interested in talking. she always seemed up beat and never really discouraged.
knows what shes talking about.
Man Yang's strengths as a teacher was that she created a fun learning experience that made me want to learn more. She knew a lot on the subject at hand which made it easier for the class to learn.
She is very understanding and receptive.
she explained well all contents to students.
Ms Yang is very energetic and quite passionate about her subject/students. Allows the students freedom to voice their opinion with a positive, non-condescending atmosphere. Presented material clearly which made learning the subject matter interesting, factual and surprisingly fun. Had the course grading/policies clearly stated in the syllabus and was right on schedule. Found it attractive that Ms Yang is a student herself and closely relates being a student and reminds about deadlines, the breakdown of grades and to not loose focus. Wonderful teacher. Debating about switching to a Music Major. Mahalo
She informs students with assignments when the assignment is close to the deadline. She encourages every student to participate in class. I love her personality.
I think she did great as a teacher. She always encourages us to participate in activities in class and is always prepared during her lectures.
Everything. Loved the class!
She is very humor person and her lecture is do organized, so it is easy to understand the contents
Her major strength is getting everyone to participate in class so no can ever fall asleep and keeps you learning the lesson.
Man Yang knew her material well and always came to class eager to teach her students .
She is very knowledgable in the subject area. She also provides thorough information for the students.
She is very knowledgeable about on the subject. She seems like she enjoys the subject and is passionate about it.
She really knew each cultures musical area well!
As a teacher, Mrs. Man Yang's strength is knowing the subject well. She is very active and she tries to get all the students involve in all activities.
Ms. Man Yang's major strengths as a teacher is she can motivates and engage her students and she's also a excellent communicator.
Music World Culture
She clear on speaking of her topic as a teacher and also strength on each topic she talk about
Has a great understanding for the subject matter Eager to teach
Her ablity to bring the students attenetion towards the boards,how you ask is by having short clip and real music from the places we learned.
Ms. Yang has a positive energy and isn't overly critical of her students. She is patient and easy-going.
She truly encouraged the students to think for themselves and discuss certain topics among their peers. Although the students in the class were not too willing to participate, she never gave up and truly made the class a fun environment to learn.
She is a very outgoing teacher that encourages people to get to know each other in the classroom. She shows concern for her students by helping them do whatever is possible to gain extra points as well as give advice on where to go for certin assignments.
That she was organized.
She tries to get everyone to get involved in our class discussions
Very friendly and interactive. She is always to get the students to participate. Well educated. Teaches well for a young instructor.
14. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
None
dont require a book if your only going to assign notes for it that never really apply to class. its a waste of 100 dollars. try to use more than just powerpoints to give lessons. find some other ways to teach about some sections and try to make it a bit more interactive.
Go through topics slower.
I don't have any changes to suggest.
None
Everything was good.
Bring more instruments to show to the class.
I think she did a really great job at her teachings.
Expansion on more musics
I do not think she needs any changes.
There's no need for change. She's a great professor!
Although we did follow the timeline, I really feel the class could be a little bit more organized. On the first day of instruction, we had our first homework assignment but she didn't really go over how to do it and didn't really announce that it was due before the next class. The only reason that I knew about it, was that I am the type of student that immediately writes down everything from each class's syllabus/time line in my planner. Had I not did that immediately, I would not have done the homework. I feel like she could have given a courteous" hey class, just reminding you to look at your time line and that your first assignment is due before next class." Also, there was not a lot of instruction on how to do the assignment itself. Although it was only notes and it was only worth 1 point -- it would be nice to have a guideline on how to do it. The only instruction we really got about it throughout the semester, was that we have to highlight interesting facts and questions about the text. There is not guideline as far as minimum pages or words to write, what kind of questions to write, what kind of interesting facts to write... etc. We didn't really follow the book anyway -- all the notes that we used on the exam were given to us in powerpoint. The book is very, very expensive. It's over $100. If we are expect to have this book in our possession, I'd really have appreciated it more utilized in the class itself. I honestly feel like I wasted a lot of money on a book I didn't need and as a student that struggles financially, it really affects me. If I had known in the beginning that most of the material will be given to us in class, I would not have wasted my money on buying it. I also really hated that our grade is basically based on a 100 point scale. That means that every point we get is 1% of our grade. I'm not sure if this is a common system, as it is possible that that classes that I have taken just so happened to all have a different type of grading system, but personally it was scale I really disliked. I am confident I will get a good grade, but it doesn't mean that I didn't have anxiety about it all semester, just because everything we did was obviously heavily weighed in our final grade. I appreciated the extra credit assignments, though.
None!
One of my suggestion is having a group project, that way students have a way to get to know each other.
I don't have any suggest to her because she's a great teacher
None
more time showing the powerpoints
having people with disablities to take their test fairly by not having weird exams that doesnt make sence,
If she would like to be a bit more commanding as a teacher, that could be good. I like the relaxed atmosphere but sometimes students were just being lazy and she could have pushed them to try a bit harder. But generally, I like the way she teaches.
Maybe by taking in the atmosphere of the class she can conclude that the class is not willing to participate, and strictly resort to a lecture.
N/A
For updating grades, she should put in the current grade so that the students can see what grade we are getting in her class.
Let us know when the due dates are. I didn't know until a while that we were supposed to submit our work before class starts.
Dont make the students interact with each other so much. More so with her.
15. How did the instructor show concern for students?
By always helping us and showing that if we had questions to ask her!
you could tell by the way that she helped students that talked to her.
asked many times if there was any questions
She showed concern for students by continuously pushing us in the class enforcing class participation which made each and every one of us have to learn and stay in tune to the subject.
She understand and helps out , if there are areas that we don't understand.
she beforehand noticed to students to do not missing any assignments
Ms Yang showed concern for students by reminding of the musical performances allowing us to attend at our convenience. Also offered a discounted price of admission to some great shows. Ms Yang always asked during lecture if the material is presented to fast or any questions.
By encouraging students to come to class, participate, and do their homework so they can pass.
She always emailed you if you emailed her first
She told us when assignments were due.
Yes definitely, she always asked how the class was and encouraged student participation.
She would always ask students if we had any questions. She would also take the time to explain things if students did not understand something that is being covered in the lesson.
she'd always ask us if we had questions and answered any if we had them.
She shows concern by making sure that each students are right on track. She constantly remind her students about the homework that is due. She is also willing to go out there and provide important informations.
By being honest to her students and being consistent with her students. she's there when you need help.
She talks to each of us privately
Email students and write things on the whiteboard of important things
study sessions in class
having outside learning
She listens very well to students' opinions and gives deadline reminders often.
She gave us ample opportunity for extra credit, always informed us of when assignments were due way in advance and reminded us along the way, went over our grades and how to calculate them.
Proffersor Yang showed concern formthe students by taking time after class to help people who are falling behind or to discuss an assingment.
She asked us a lot if we have any questions and that she said that she can help us.
Before or after class she would go to us or ask us to speak to her after class
Constantly keeping us aware of assingments due.
16. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes I would because shes sweet, fun, and makes everything easy to understand
i would recommend her to people who could understand her. sometimes she is a little hard to understand because of her accent and some people really have a hard time with anything but perfect English. other than that she is a fine teacher that still has a little bit more to learn about teaching.
yes its a fun class thats not too stressful
Yes I would because she was well organized in her teachings and made it a great learning environment.
I would definitely recommend Miss Yang to students because I learned a lot from her class and I was encouraged to participate in class.
yes....of course..she is a good teacher.
Yes.
Yes, she is a great teacher :)
Yes I would, She is one of the greatest professors I ever had in college and at KCC.
Yes, because her class is so fun and well organized
Yes i would recommend her to other student, she is fun and easy to learn from.
Yes, because she is knowledgeable in her material and cares for her students learning.
Yes. Her class is a great experience. It is very informative and it helps you to build up confidence with the presentation that everyone will have to do and as well as when she asks questions to random students about the lecture. She is a great professor and understands the needs of her students.
It would honestly depend on the student. I would not suggest her in general, but to specific types of students ( studious, mature, serious, music/culture appreciating students...) I would definitely suggest her as they would learn a lot in this course and would appreciate how knowledgeable she is. I also feel like in our particular class, as a class as a whole, we lacked a certain level of maturity. I feel like that kind of moved the general attitude of our entire class into a more negative direction. I don't think this was Ms. Yang's fault. The attitude of my peers affected me also, as I was distracted by how disrespectful some students were to different cultures. I am not sure if Ms. Yang has noticed this, but I don't think that this affected HER attitude, which I appreciated very much. Learning a new culture requires a bit of maturity, as we are learning about something that is completely foreign to us. I didn't like how the class would laugh at something that was not meant to be funny, just because it was foreign. Again, this is not something that is Ms. Yangs fault, but this is why I would not suggest her as their instructor to everyone, just because I strongly believe this course should not be taken by just anyone.
Yes! I Surely will!
I would recommend Man Yang to students, especially when they want to lean about music. Her class is actually fun because you get to do inside and outside activities.
Yes, I would recommend Ms. Man yang to other students because she has a great relationship with all her student such as helping us and treated us fairly.
yes
Yes
i would give her a neutral, but she is still young so she has alot of expericence as well.
Yes. Because the class is pleasant and easy.
I would recommend her to those students who are actually willing to participate in class.
Yes because she is very enthusiastic and encourages student to be friends.
Yes, because she is a good teacher.
Yes, she makes the class fun
Yes. i learned much from the class.
17. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
Thanks so much for this semester it was great and I learned a lot! Great work and May God Bless You in every way possible! :)
she is a great person and really cares about what shes teaching.
shes nice and shes young like us so its easy to learn from here
Great instructor whom I learned a lot from.
She is always in time , read to help students and always come to class with a nice smile.
Just Thank you...
Well cultured. Passionate about her subject.
She is so helpful. She returns email as soon as possible
We need more music professors, or professors in general, like her!
It is hard to make suggestion on how to teach this class because of the material that is covered, but I really find powerpoints in general are boring so if there was another way to get us to learn the material besides powerpoints, I think that would be good. I'm not saying that EVERY class was powerpoints, there was just a lot of them. I just wish there was less.
Mahalo :)
Mrs. Beryl is a great teacher. She really knows the subject that she is teaching. She also have a lot of personal experience based on the topic that she talks about. She have a great sense of humor.
All I can say to Ms. Man Yang is she's a great teacher I appreciate what she's done to us.
Awsome
very smart.
I really really enjoyed how the class was organized. The powerpoints were effective and to the point. There were no lectures that I thought were boring or meaningless. She really taught me a lot and I am thankful.
She should teach teach. ore classes.
When explaining things she should explain them better.
Shes nice and a great teacher.
18. What did you find most valuable and helpful about the course?
Just learning how to appreciate music in a deeper way and learning all types of different wats people use music in
learning how to analyze music is probably one of the most helpful things that she had taught us, its something that ill use through out my entire career.
learning music from my own culture.
What I found the most valuable and helpful about the course was keeping an open mind about different cultures and try something new.
The music cds are very valuable and helpful plus the extra music she emails us to learn more and appreciate the topic for that weekk.
I knew a lot of information through this course.
The culture presented in each presentation by Ms Yang and each student about their Music presentation.
Learning about other cultures and understanding their kind of music.
Just the fun environment
Exams are not that hard
The music analysis is very helpful.
How to analyze music is something I learned how to so specifically in the class. I now listen to music and am able to recognize various characteristics of a specific song . Also through exploring different types of music in other parts of the world I am more appreciative of other types of music .
The presentation that everyone has to do provides an opportunity to build up self confidence. Also the questions that the professor asks also provides the same opportunity.
She gives a lot of insight about what we cover in class. It is always a good thing when the instructor obviously cares about the subject he/she is teaching and that was very obvious in Ms. Yang. I probably won't remember everything we covered for the rest of my life, but I will most likely always remember certain things about diffferent cultures and their music for the rest of my life.
That you learn to appreciate each cultures music :)
The most valuable and helpful about the course is having knowledge on the history of music and the type of music in different countries.
I find this course very interesting and I learned different kind of music in the world.
Yang focuses on each of us.
I found reading the book and writing notes helps me on this course
the power points
learning that not every teacher will actually give you their full attention and "college" is "college". Reality will set in real fast.
She gave us a chance to express our musical individuality, which I really appreciate. I always felt included in the lectures, and felt that she was genuinely interested in what we thought of the music we were listening to. I'm sorry that the class was not more willing to participate.
The ability to analyze music and appriciate different music of other cultures.
I found out about the music is the different cultures, like the instruments and I know what different textures, organolgy, pitch, rhythm and form there is.
Learning how to describe music, it makes remembering term for a certain music easier.
Worldy Knowledge.
19. What two or three single words best describe this instructor?
Cute, Funny, and Active
dedicated, caring, intelligent.
helpful