eCAFE - Course and Faculty Evaluation, University of Hawaii

eCAFE: Course and Faculty Evaluations


Instructor: James Ferguson

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HOST152, Fall 2013
HOST152, Fall 2013
HOST258, Spring 2013
HOST260, Spring 2012
HOST44, Spring 2012
HOST150, Fall 2011
HOST152, Fall 2011
HOST260, Spring 2011
HOST44, Spring 2011
HOST150, Fall 2010
HOST152, Fall 2010
HOST101, Fall 2009
HOST150, Fall 2009
HOST152, Fall 2009
HOST260, Spring 2009
HOST44, Spring 2009
HOST47, Spring 2009
HOST150, Fall 2008
HOST152, Fall 2008
HOST25, Fall 2008
HOST260, Spring 2008
HOST44, Spring 2008
MGT20, Spring 2008
HOPE42, Fall 2007
HOPE45, Fall 2007

James Ferguson: HOST152, Fall 2013

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Hospitality & Tourism
Course: HOST 152 - Front Desk Operations Crn (Section): 15371 (0)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 10 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 10 (100%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 10 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 10 (100%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 10 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 10 (100%) 0 (0%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 10 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 10 (100%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 10 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 10 (100%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 10 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 10 (100%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 10 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 10 (100%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.7 10 0.48 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 7 (70%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.8 10 0.42 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 8 (80%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 10 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 9 (90%) 1 (10%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
I was extremely fond of all the knowledge and experience that Professor Ferguson has shared with us that helps us better understand the Hospitality & Tourism industry and all the little information that he has given us that we could not find in any textbook!
Learning was FUN!
Really liked the knowledge learned in this class. The project was fun. And the assignments were helpful in understanding what I am reading
All the activities, projects, and assignments for this class are very fun and interesting.
what i like about the class is the field trips.
I like the field trips we went on.
I enjoyed the case studies and the way he taught me. He used his own experienced which made learning much more interesting.
i like the projects, learned a lot from the field-trips.
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
None at this time
The online assignments were a little hard
Not at this time
No suggestions.
nothing to improve.
15. Assignment and exams were fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 10 0.42 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 8 (80%)
16. The instructor knew the subject matter well.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%)
17. The instructor graded fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.78 10 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 0 (0%) 8 (80%)
18. The instructor made helpful comments on assignments and exams in a timely manner.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 10 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 0 (0%) 9 (90%)
19. I would rate the overall effectiveness of the instructor: A=Superior; B=Good; C=Average; D=Poor; F=Inferior.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   A   B   C   D   F  
4.5 10 1.41 Freq(%) 7 (70%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%)
20. I learned to identify main points and central issues in this field.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 10 0.42 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 8 (80%)
21. I learned to recognize quality work in this field.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%)
22. I developed a greater sense of personal responsibility.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 10 0.42 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 8 (80%)
23. I learned about career opportunities.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%)
24. The instructor seems to enjoy teaching.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 10 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 10 (100%)
25. The instructor appears to have a thorough knowledge of the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 10 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 10 (100%)
26. The instructor was easy to talk with and available for consultation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%)
27. The instructor makes me feel free to ask questions.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 10 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 10 (100%)
28. The instructor was professional.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 10 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 10 (100%)
29. The field trips were conducted with a high level of expertise.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 10 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 10 (100%)
30. Other comments:
LOVE his classes
I really enjoyed this class
Very fun and amazing class.
GREAT TEACHER!

James Ferguson: HOST152, Fall 2013     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Hospitality & Tourism
Course: HOST 152 - Front Desk Operations Crn (Section): 15372 (VID)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.67 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 2 (67%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.67 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 2 (67%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.0 3 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 1 (33%) 1 (33%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.67 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 2 (67%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
3.33 3 1.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 1 (33%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.33 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (67%) 1 (33%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.67 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 2 (67%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.0 3 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 1 (33%) 1 (33%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
Assignments, activities, projects were appropriate for the course.
I like the hotel project because in that way I could apply the book into a "real" project and use my imagination to create a hotel/resort I would prefer.
Creating your own hotel project and text case studies were very insightful.
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
Stick with the book a little more so it is easier to follow along in class.
no
15. The instructor was always prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 3 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 1 (33%) 1 (33%)
16. The instructor knew the subject matter well.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 2 (67%)
17. The instructor encouraged critical thinking.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 3 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 1 (33%) 1 (33%)
18. I developed the ability to communicate clearly about this subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (67%) 1 (33%)
19. I learned about career opportunities.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 3 1.15 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 0 (0%) 2 (67%)
20. The instructor stresses important points in lectures/discussions.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 3 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 1 (33%) 1 (33%)
21. The instructor acknowledges all questions insofar as possible.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 3 1.15 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 0 (0%) 2 (67%)
22. What did you find most valuable and helpful about the instructor?
He taught a lot by using his personal work experiences in the hospitality industry.
Mr. Ferguson is a instructor who cares for the students and like to encourage every student to turn in the assignments, make the quizzes and ask questions.
Patient and understanding should we were not able to complete an assignment in the allotted time frame.
23. The field trips were conducted with a high level of expertise.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%)
24. Other comments:
Good, educational course.
I went with Mr. Lightner to the field trips
Excellent textbook. Information that I learned was very insightful.

James Ferguson: HOST258, Spring 2013     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Hospitality & Tourism
Course: HOST 258 - Hospitality Marketing Crn (Section): 18750 (0)     18751 (VID)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
3.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (75%) 9 (69%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.62 13 0.87 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 2 (15%) 10 (77%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.69 13 0.48 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (31%) 3 (75%) 0 (0%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.46 13 0.66 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (38%) 7 (54%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.25 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 0 (0%) 3 (75%) 8 (62%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.69 13 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 1 (8%) 2 (15%) 10 (77%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.77 13 0.6 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 1 (8%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.46 13 0.97 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 0 (0%) 2 (15%) 9 (69%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.25 4 0.96 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 7 (54%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.46 13 0.66 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 1 (8%) 5 (38%) 7 (54%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.31 13 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 7 (54%) 2 (50%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.46 13 1.13 Freq(%) 1 (8%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 3 (23%) 9 (69%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
I like it very much...
I like how most of the assignments are case studies, because this helps most of the students think about all the lessons that we had to be able to do the work.
I got to learned about the different aspects of hotel marketing.
Books were easy reading and appropriate.
Lecture
I enjoyed going on the field trips as well as doing my assignments and i really enjoyed Mr. Ferguson teaching all of us hes been a joy.
I really enjoyed this course not only because Mr.Ferguson goes above and beyond as a teacher and instructor to ensure that each and every student has the opportunity to learn what information and or skills that is vital and is most relevant to each job description.Mr.Ferguson is very patient and understanding to each individual students situation and learning level.Its simple if you come to school pay attention and do your assignments you should be able to not only pass the class with useable knowledge also you can apply skills learned and move towards your dream job?.......thanks Ernesta
I like this courae because mr. Ferguson, hes a good teacher and he made us do all our work done no matter what.
I like the fact that he wants us to hear our own ideas and our opinions. Even during class we always have a subject we are willing to talk about and discuss in real life situations.
I liked how much Mr Ferguson gets the students involved in class discussion and the case studies for homework.
moderate difficulty, self-directed learning encouraged
I like how our assignments are all case study and also i like all the laugh memories with my classmates, which we start with conversations that talks about this course.
What I liked most about this course is how helpful Mister Furguson was and how willing he was to talk about his past experiences to help us learn more about the facts of marketting. To helping us learn about the tricks, and to the seedier sides of marketting. In all this class was very helpful and should be recommended for people who want to learn the basics about businesses.
Chapter case studies and analysis questions/discussions and team assessment project.
I liked the discussions about the case studies, to see the rest of the classes opinions.
Working with teams for HOST project. Also the case studies at the end of the chapters were very informational.
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
ok
I don't think there's anything to change about this course. Mr. Ferguson's ability to teach is just perfect for the students.
None Mr.Ferguson does and excellent job!!!!!
no.
Reviewing the case study's together in class.
More students
more hands on activities
None suggestion for this course because Mr. Ferguson handled this class in a right way.
Nothing at all, I don't see anything wrong with this very insightful course.
May be helpful to use visual materials such as slides, videos, and powerpoint lectures.
No it was good
Small discussions among the other students.
15. Course objectives and procedures (for example, attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 4 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (46%) 7 (54%)
16. Course objectives were met.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.62 13 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 3 (23%) 9 (69%)
17. If you were teaching this course: a. What would you do to improve it? b. What would you change?
Nothing really, just the fact that the distance students can't really catch up. I suggest that they would upgrade the technology for the other students in distant could enjoy the class like the students IN the class.
I would keep on the subject matter. I would keep my personal opinions to myself and not bring inappropriate and irrelevant subject matter to the class. I would be more respectful to my students and treat them as adults. I would remember that my students are paying "customers"!
Mr.Ferguson like i said before does and excellent job.......its like exquisite wine, how can you improve something that already done to perfection.....thanks Ernesta
well for me, im not going to change it because all the information about this course is all here.
A. More class discussions. B. Review the case studies in class.
I'm not a teacher, so I wouldn't change a thing. He has good methods to teaching
see 14
If i was the teacher for this course i would improve this class by having more activities on each of the chapter and this activities will help the students' know what that chapter really is. I would change it by having more activities.
Nothing, from what I can see this course was very well done and taught correctly
If I were teaching this course, I would bring in sample materials from businesses such as brochures and other promotional items used to market a particular hotel, and use examples. I would also use visual aid such as powerpoints to further explain topic. One thing I would do to change this course would be to create a list of questions and have the class answer them during class discussions, rather than only in assignments.
If I were teaching the course then I would have more group projects and a little more work from the book to get a better idea of terms and other important points.
I would want I make sure that lessons stay on topic and at towards the end class have open discussions.
18. I gained a good understanding of concepts/principles in this field.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.23 13 0.6 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 8 (62%) 1 (25%)
19. I learned a lot in this course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.38 13 0.77 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (15%) 2 (50%) 1 (25%)
20. I developed new friendships in this class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 4 2.0 Freq(%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (75%)
21. I developed a greater sense of personal responsibility.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 4 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 9 (69%)
22. I developed more confidence in my ability to communicate effectively through writing.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.25 4 1.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 8 (62%)
23. The instructor puts material across in an interesting way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.54 13 0.88 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 3 (23%) 1 (25%)
24. The instructor was willing to help.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.77 13 0.44 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (23%) 10 (77%)
25. Other comments:
no comments...
all in all, this course was fun and I really learned a lot from Mr. Ferg.
I would recommend to anyone that's interested in this field to take Mr.Ferguson HOST classes its priceless information that's actually useful....thanks Ernesta
This course I had alot of fun and I learned soo much.
I'm going to Miss taking classes with Mr. Ferguson. He is a great teacher and one of my favorite classes to be in.
None

James Ferguson: HOST260, Spring 2012     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Hospitality & Tourism
Course: HOST 260 - Hospitality Law Crn (Section): 16645 (0)     16646 (VID)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 14 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 14 (100%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 4 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 14 (100%) 0 (0%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.93 14 0.27 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 2 (50%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.93 14 0.27 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 4 (100%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.0 4 0.82 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 2 (50%) 14 (100%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 14 (100%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.93 14 0.27 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 2 (50%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 14 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.0 4 0.82 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 2 (50%) 14 (100%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.25 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (75%) 13 (93%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 14 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
This course was really helpful to me, i learned things i thought i couldnt have done or even experienced. the assignments to me was alittle challenging for me but i managed to to get some assignments done well as enjoying this course as much as i enjoyed the classmates.
He made it easy to understand. Also, i have learned alot more that i need to know to keep myself and the company i will work for safe.
I like the case studies after the chapters. It dealt with a lot of reality problems that happens even around us.
alot
I liked the subject. Hospitality law was very informitive. The assignmnets were case studies and required my reasoning on the subject to complete.
the assignment helped me improve the knowledge of hospitality law.
I liked the straight forwardness of the Law.
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
do my assigments more clearly then poorly.
No.
NO
control hilo students.subjects get off track every time
I suggest group and teamwork.
For James Ferguson to stay focused on the chapter we are on that day.
15. Assignment and exams were fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 4 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (21%) 11 (79%)
16. Regular attendance or participation was important to student success in the course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.93 14 0.27 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 3 (75%)
17. The instructor knew the subject matter well.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 14 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (100%)
18. The instructor was willing to help students during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.93 14 0.27 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 2 (50%)
19. If you were teaching this course: a. What would you do to improve it? b. What would you change?
i would give more class work then homework so i can get it done on time then not at all.
Nothing, Mr. Ferguson does it perfect.
I would have nothing to change.
keep the topic on track.
I would make attendence mandatory unless worked out with instructor before class.
I would focus more on the book.
20. I participated actively in class discussion.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.29 14 0.83 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 4 (29%) 7 (50%)
21. I developed skills needed by professionals in this field.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.54 13 0.66 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 4 (31%) 3 (75%)
22. Which aspects of the course were most valuable?
the tests and quizzes
The overall concept of hospitality law
Mr. Ferguson has tons of real-life experience that the books don't tell us and he is able to share with the students.
The truth how lawsuits and the courts hold appeals and cases so you can prepare yourself.
actual aplications and relivense of the laws and procedures.
Case studies.
I learn how I avoid some situation involving sue in the hospitality industry.
Learning that we don't have to be lawyers but we have to know that there are important Laws that apply to all industries.
23. The instructor stresses important points in lectures/discussions.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 4 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 10 (71%)
24. The instructor puts material across in an interesting way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 4 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 10 (71%)
25. The instructor maintains an atmosphere of good feeling in class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 4 1.15 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 2 (14%) 12 (86%)
26. The instructor was willing to help.
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%) 1 (25%)
27. Assignments make students think.
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%)
28. Other comments:
i enjoyed your class and cant wait to come next sesmester.
None.
love mr.fergie
No other comments.

James Ferguson: HOST44, Spring 2012     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Hospitality & Tourism
Course: HOST 44 - Principles of Hotel Management Crn (Section): 16641 (0)     16642 (VID)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 13 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (67%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.93 14 0.27 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 13 (93%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.33 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (67%) 13 (93%) 0 (0%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.93 14 0.27 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 13 (93%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.86 14 0.36 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (14%) 2 (67%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 14 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 0 (0%) 14 (100%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.33 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (67%) 14 (100%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.93 14 0.27 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 13 (93%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.93 14 0.27 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 2 (67%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 14 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 0 (0%) 14 (100%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.67 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 13 (93%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 14 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 14 (100%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
I love coming to Mr. Fergusons class. He always keeps it fun and and interesting. Hes a wonderful person to know, in and out of class.
what i like about the course is that we have plenty of assignments, and assignments is good to me because i can understand more about the course.
I've learned the general concept of supervisor in hospitality industry. It was very useful when I will work in that area in the future.
That he is very formal about the information he gives to us and yet again he takes the time after class to answer any questions that his students have. Also he takes the time to give advice to his students about real life questions and what they should do to make the best career move.
Mr.Ferguson is a great motivated instructor
i liked everything about this course, i learned alot, made new friends and learned about things i thought i wouldnt have a chance to even learn about it.
I liked the assignments.
I liked that there was assignments and course work that challenged my problem solving abilities. Most of the assignments were of case studies and asked for my opinions based on the reading in the book.
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
No.
he is good. so i like this course.
more classwork then homework
NO
I would like if James Ferguson stayed more on the topic at hand. A lot of times the topic would be switched over to something irrelavent to the course or chapter we were studying at the time. He went off on tangients. I would like more focused and organized learning.
mr.ferg dont let hilo over power u on subjects.
Group and team work would be cool. The reason is to work with others, see where there at and them see where im at.
15. Assignment and exams were fair and appropriate.
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%) 2 (67%)
16. The instructor knew the subject matter well.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.93 14 0.27 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 13 (93%)
17. If you were teaching this course: a. What would you do to improve it? b. What would you change?
I would make homework as handouts and not on the computer.
nothing.
Using visual materials to improve understanding the subject more clearly.
I would not change anything because i think that this class is being teached very well.
i wouldnt chance anything, i think i would of handled this class just as well. Mr Ferguson did a well good job on teaching us this course and hope to learn more abourt it in the future.
i would not change a thing.
I would stay more focused on the chapter at hand we were studying and try to involve both sides, Hilo and Kona in the conversations.
discipline hilo students about off subject relevency
I would do group and team work.
18. Has he/she contributed to your general knowledge or to learning job skills?
Yes, he is very helpful to everyday life experiences.
yes.
Definitely.
Yes he has.
Yes he encourages you to learn and think to solve problems appropriately.
Yes, Mr. Ferguson is a kind, wise, and knowledgeable gentleman!
yes he has. He has taught me alot.
Yes, definatly.
yes
Very much so. Mr. Ferguson has a lot of experience that he has shared. Useful information.
19. I learned a good deal of factual material in this course.
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%)
20. I felt that this course challenged me intellectually.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 14 0.51 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (43%) 1 (33%)
21. What did you find most valuable and helpful about the course?
That he keeps it real and tells you what really goes on in the industry, more than any book could.
i find this course valuable and helpful to me now because it motivates me to get a job in a hotels. This is really my dream.
That Mr.ferguson has lots of experence to share with his class.
my instructure and classmates
The assignments and tests.
That we followed the syllabus. That I knew what to expect before every class.
22. The instructor stresses important points in lectures/discussions.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 1 (33%) 10 (71%)
23. The instructor appears to have a thorough knowledge of the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 12 (86%)
24. The instructor is skillful in observing student reactions.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 3 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 3 (21%) 11 (79%)
25. The instructor is willing to meet and help students outside class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.71 14 0.47 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (67%) 4 (29%) 1 (33%)
26. Exams are reasonable in length and difficulty.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 3 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 10 (71%)
27. The instructor gave fair and consistent grades.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.5 2 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (50%) 11 (79%)
28. The exams were a fair test of your knowledge of the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (14%) 12 (86%)
29. Other comments:
None.
hilo needs to stay on topic im a kona student it gets frustrating not having a teacher present in the flesh/.
I appreciate and respect Mr.Ferguson as a Hospitality veteran. He has years of knowledfge to share if students just listen. All his examplesa are of real life scenarios which I felt useful.

James Ferguson: HOST150, Fall 2011     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Hospitality & Tourism
Course: HOST 150 - Housekeeping Operations Crn (Section): 15520 (0)     15521 (VID)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 20 0.31 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (10%) 4 (67%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.85 20 0.37 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (15%) 17 (85%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.67 6 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (5%) 3 (15%) 16 (80%) 0 (0%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.7 20 0.57 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (5%) 4 (20%) 15 (75%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.65 20 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (10%) 3 (15%) 5 (83%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.85 20 0.37 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (15%) 17 (85%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.67 6 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (10%) 18 (90%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 20 0.31 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (10%) 18 (90%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.84 20 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (5%) 1 (5%) 4 (67%) 1 (5%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.6 20 0.68 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 4 (20%) 14 (70%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.33 6 0.82 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (10%) 4 (20%) 13 (65%) 1 (5%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 20 1.05 Freq(%) 1 (5%) 0 (0%) 2 (10%) 2 (10%) 15 (75%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
I really like this class because it would help me to better myself for this class if I get this learning job done. With if I get a job at a hotel or do this at my own home jobs. And help my friends at their homes,or my own home as well. I hope that I will do better in this course if I just hang in there and do my best.
The live teaching with course.
I liked how Mr. Ferguson lectures, he is very thourough with his words and give us good examples all the time.
i liked this class because he would give us extra time to do our assingnments and i learned alot in Host-150.
I like about this course is doing all the assignments and i learned a lot.
I appreciated that the assignments and lectures were relevant to real work situations.
I especially enjoyed the semester project of designing our own suite.Being able to create something from our own imagination hands on was great. It was exciting! I really enjoyed the little tips Mr. Ferguson gave us that not only will be useful in hospitality but also in everydayn life.
Mr.Ferguson is an excellent teacher to have, he motivates you and makes learning the course materials enjoyable.
I liked the course's whole entire schedule and how it has been runned over the years.
I like how we go to field trip and talk about all the hotel.
I like and enjoy all the activities, projects, and assignments that we all being though. Every semester, I learn different experiences and listening stories from all of you. It is interesting class.
In host 150 i enjoyed the project that had to deal with the estimate of the costs of all linen supplies such as, bed sheets fitted and flat, bed spreads and a blanket,along with bath soap, shower gel and towels. i really like the project. It was a challenge but very helpful and useful to see how a housekeeper keeps her linen up to par.
The things that i like in this course are when we are going to a field trip. It really helps us a lot. Because when we go to the different departments,the General manager or the one that was touring us is explaining the departments or what are they doing. So it is good.
I really enjoyed this class really much because there was video to be showen and that when ever we had questions he was alwasy there to answer question
I have a cleaning business and I thought this course benefited me to my best ability. I learned so much.
Very well instructed. Had lots of fun projects.
I liked the bookwork assignments.
mr.ferg knows alot of things and is very wise. but i dislike the fact he is in hilo it makes learning less apeling for the lack of personabilty.and it was hard to yell over hilo at times i couldnt learn do to cross talk.
I like all course work and activities, projects and assignments were all fare and I learned alot
I like his teaching style......No quizzes but reading with a combination of assignments that provoked me to think about the answers....Not just treasure hunting in the book....
I thought that it was a very fun class and felt that i learned a lot about housekeeping.
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
I do not really think that have to improve this course, I really think this course or any suggestions needs to be improve. I have leaned something from this course,so I really do not think of any more suggestions to improve this course.It is a good course to take and study if you like to take it and it help you if you like to take it.
none
none
More hands-on learning would help us tremendously.
Because I loved the hands on activities so much I only wish we has a few more similar to it.
none
no.
I think the class now, it is good enough for me.
No suggestions.
This course is really good. The instructor is very nice. What he was doing was good. his giving us examples that was relevant to our course. It is good.
I think some carpet in the room would help the sound for the via conference.
n/a
Instructor focusing more on students in Kailua-Kona to get them more motivated and involved in discussions,ect. I felt there was a distance learning barrier.
switch it up come to kona like mr.lightner he goes back and forth to teach i know hilo feels this way when mr.lightner is on this side teacing them from elmo....
Nothing Mr. Ferguson was a great teacher he gave us tons of information that we will be able to use in the real world
Proofing the assignments before opening them to students for accuracy....
15. The instructor knew the subject matter well.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.9 20 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (5%) 0 (0%) 19 (95%)
16. I learned a good deal of factual material in this course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.85 20 0.37 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 3 (15%) 17 (85%)
17. The instructor was willing to help.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.95 20 0.22 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (5%) 3 (50%)
18. Other comments:
I do not have any more comments at this time.But I think that HOST 150 is a good course to take Housekeeping Operations if you are in that field if you really like Housekeeping it is up to you.
Mr. Ferguson usually made sure any students understand a chapter first before taking a test on it and moving on to another chapter.
Mr. Ferguson is a kind, gentleman and I enjoyed his course! =)
Mr. Ferguson showed much knowlegde and you can see and feel that his experince in this department had greatly influenced his teaching abilities.
none
this class are good.. i learned so many about hotel and how to manage housekeeping operations.
This is my last semester in Hilo, I enjoy all the hospitality classes and I really learned a lot from it. I appreciated that everything Mr. Freguson taught us in the class.
Great class Mr. Ferguson!!
Mr. Ferguson was very helpful and patient with all of us. I really liked him as my instructor. He made things very clear and understandable.
He was a very wgood teacher. Explained alot and very informative. I really enjoyed this class.
Thank you for allowing me to go on my trip and learn
No other comments

James Ferguson: HOST152, Fall 2011     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Hospitality & Tourism
Course: HOST 152 - Front Desk Operations Crn (Section): 15522 (0)     15523 (VID)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 4 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 3 (75%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (100%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 3 (75%) 0 (0%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (100%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.69 16 0.7 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 2 (50%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.81 16 0.4 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (19%) 13 (81%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 16 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 16 (100%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.88 16 0.34 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (13%) 14 (88%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.88 16 0.34 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (13%) 14 (88%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.81 16 0.54 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 1 (6%) 14 (88%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.81 16 0.54 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 1 (6%) 14 (88%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.56 16 1.21 Freq(%) 1 (6%) 1 (6%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 14 (88%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
I liked the teacher, Mr Ferguson. Although I really didn't understand some of the material covered in this course, the way that Mr Ferguson taught the class was very professional and efficient. He made it a comfortable place to learn. Mr Ferguson is an excellent teacher who knows what he's doing. He's the perfect person to teach this course.
I liked the fact that there was assignments that were easy to do.
I really enjoyed this course it was very helpful to me i learned a lot of things that i never knew
I really like all the exercises that we did in the class, especially I like to go and visit different hotels. I feel I know more about it outside of class.
I enjoyed all the tips that can be used on an every day basis and ways to fix things within the rooms, with special techniques.
I like the Project that was given to us, that we had to create our own hotel suite. I had trouble at first but i really enjoyed it while putting it together. It gave me ideas of how to make a guest happy with having all the accessories needed to please them but at the same time keep my room attendants happy by putting things in the room that is manageable to clean.
i like about this course is that doing our project about designing our own hotel. This course taught me how to manage one hotel.
Liked how he gave us good feedback and relevent examples with any topic in the chapter and projects...made sure we understand any lectures he gave, he was very thourough and was very clear with his words.
Excellent teacher it was a joy to be in his class.
I like everything that we were doing in this course, especially when we go to the hotel, it really helpus a lot.
I appreciated that the assignments and lectures were relevant to real work situations.
As this is my first semester in US college system, everything done in and out of class has been new to me. All the things done in the class have been a little difficult to me, but they are very helpful for me to be on the right track.
Mr. Ferguson is very clear and easy to understand.
i learned about managing front office operations. I learned how to manage the front desk and how to communicate with other people.;
i liked learing various housekeeping and front office skills.
All course work and activities, projects and assignments were all done well
I liked his teaching style......and the assignments and what not made me have to think...I liked that.......Also,his assignments and discussions had a f;are of personal expierience...
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
none
I like the way Mr. Freguson taught us now so I think just keep on it.
none.
none
This course is really good.
More hands-on experience would benefit us greatly.
Don't change a thing.
no.
i would make sure the tests arnt in chapters not yet assined.
Nothing mr. furgson was a great teacher
There were times that the assignments didnt match the chapter work...So,my suggestion is to proof the assignments before opening them....because i like to keep up and I do pay attention so it kinda hinders me when that happens....
15. I learned a good deal of factual material in this course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.88 16 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 15 (94%)
16. Other comments:
I enjoy and happy to take the host classes. It is my last semester in Hilo, and for sure I did learn a lot from all of you.
Great course.
I really learned a lot from this course, useful things that will really help me in life and in future references.Mr. Ferguson really seemed genuine and show that he cared a lot for all of his students, and I can verify this because when we had problems trying to register online for next semester, he was willing to help us start off by giving us ideas of important courses to take next semester spring and even gave us their crn #s too..he didnt't show us exactly everything but he was willing to help us start off like a regular counselor would do even though it was not required for him to do so,..and this showed he really does care and want to help us all pass our courses and be ready for next semester, and make sure we are registered and have no problems starting next spring courses..this kind of teachers are rare, so my thanks to Mr. Ferguson.
Mr.Ferguson is a kind gentleman and I enjoyed taking his course.
I truly enjoyed this course.
this class made me learned so much, such as evaluating papers, how to run a business and how to run a good hotel in industry.
Thank you for allowing me to leave for my trip
This is my first year......so,more will be revealed about this teacher...

James Ferguson: HOST260, Spring 2011     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Hospitality & Tourism
Course: HOST 260 - Hospitality Law Crn (Section): 18368 (0)     18370 (VID)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.67 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 10 (100%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 10 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 10 (100%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 10 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 10 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 10 (100%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 10 (100%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 10 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 10 (100%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 10 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (67%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.67 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 10 (100%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 10 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (67%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 10 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 10 (100%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
Very interesting material. The things were learned will be very useful in the real world.
The assignments
I like and enjoy to do all of them in the class. Mr. Ferguson always talk about his personal stories and experiences. I feel it's really fun and easy to remember the important points from the books.
I liked learning about the different laws that I never knew about.
It help me to work hard what i do in class monica amina
I liked learning about the law process with the hotel system.
Learning how to keep your hotel out of court is very interesting and the assignments helped me to better understand that fact..
Before this class I was oblivious about law. After taking this course I think about things a little more thouraly. For example, makign sure parking is available without being towed by owners and such things like this.
not as much assignments as last semester, spent more time discussing each chapter.
I liked learning about law in general. It was a great class.
Feild trips
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
None
I believe it is really good for me.
no monica amina
No
None
NONE
I didn't really like reading all the case studies I thought they were boring, I would honestly prefer just doing the review questions to learn about the chapter better.
Bring more Lawers
None
15. Assignment and exams were fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 6 (75%)
16. Regular attendance or participation was important to student success in the course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%)
17. If you were teaching this course: a. What would you do to improve it? b. What would you change?
I would add real world cases for the students to practice in a court-like enviroment.
Nothing, I like the way it is.
I think if I were teaching this course, I will do the same things as Mr.Frguson. I may also share my working experiences and also hard students' opinions.
I would to be a good person to work in the holte monica amina
I think Mr. Ferguson did quite well.
To improve it I would play court scenarios in class and have students decide on how they would view the cases.I wouldn't change anything.
To improve this course, I would have students create a situation and act out a skit. Have a stimulation of a situation. Maybe act out a case.
Nothing
continue to share personal experiences that relate to the subject discussing
Nothing
Nothing
18. What do you think of the teacher and his/her teaching methods?
I LIKE 'EM!
Excellence!
Hospitality Law is kind of hard to understand and remember each details in the book. However, the teacher always use "talking story" to describe the law from the book.
I think that Mr Ferguson teaching method was good for me because he reconized my different learning style and helped me to understand the material.
I think they were very effective.
He is a magnificent teacher and by him exposing me to the knowledge of these classes is very satisfying.
Mr. Ferguson does a great job explaining the material and maing sure we understand. He lectures a lot and theres nothign wrong with that, but I think for this course it would be fun and beneficial to have more activity with the students and cases.
I love them
always prepared and knowledgeble about lessons we discuss in class
Mr. Ferguson is a great teacher.
They are interesting but good.
19. Has he/she contributed to your general knowledge or to learning job skills?
Yes very much SO!
Yes
I think so, after the class he also care about what we are think and future job skills. I believe he always help us when I need.
Yes
Yes, most definitely
Yes, very much contributed to my knowledge!
YES
Mr. Ferguson has taught me a lot in how to improve customer service and how to understand management's position in how to avoid potential lawsuits from guests
Yes, Mr. Ferguson is very knowlegeable
Yes he has taught me a lot about the feild I am in now.
20. I learned a good deal of factual material in this course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 10 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%)
21. I participated actively in class discussion.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.6 10 0.84 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 0 (0%) 2 (67%)
22. I developed more confidence in myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 10 0.42 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 3 (100%)
23. Other comments:
None
Mr.Ferguson, is a really interested and nice teacher. I like and enjoy the time we spend in the class.
no
I would recommend this class to others.
Mr. Ferguson is trully dedicated to what is the best for his students careers in hospitality. He is very understanding with accomodating his teaching to each student's needs especially if they have a daytime job. I think I have accomplished all my HOST classes this semester, wish I could still take more classes with you. take care and thanks for your support!
No

James Ferguson: HOST44, Spring 2011     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Hospitality & Tourism
Course: HOST 44 - Principles of Hotel Management Crn (Section): 18359 (0)     18361 (VID)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 8 (100%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 9 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (75%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 9 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (75%) 0 (0%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 4 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 9 (100%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 4 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 9 (100%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 8 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (75%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 9 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (75%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 4 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 1 (13%) 7 (88%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 9 (100%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.89 9 0.33 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 3 (75%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 9 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 3 (75%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 9 (100%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
I like what i learn in his class he is a good teach he like help me out some time i should ask him for help monica amina
Mr. Ferguson gave us case studies to do and these helped to understand the principles of management.
Mr Ferguson always made the material new and exciting. He always presented his lectures in a very interesting manner, that is easy to understand and retain. I really enjoy all of his classes!! :)
Mr. Ferguson was an excellent teacher! He is very knowledgeable and he always made us accountable to figure it out and allowed us to express ourselves and he was always clear and precise. He explained the course work well and was always there to help us when needed.
I liked the way Mr. Ferguson thoroughly explains the assignments.
I love the instructor he makes the learning experiance alot easier.
I liked making the student assessment project. I am learning what i want to do with my career and with my life.
I enjoy learning about the hospitality industry and Mr. Ferguson does a graet job teaching it. What I like about this course is learning effective ways to be a supervisor.
I liked all activities, projects, and assignments that Mr. Ferguson taught.
Mr. Ferguson comes with a lot of knowledge and shares with us a lot of on the job experience stories.
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
I would like to have more help in some of work some time i have ahaed time monica amina
None
No. He was great! Wonderful asset to this course.
None
NONE
No
more test reviews, not sure why we didn't really have them this semester.
15. Course objectives and procedures (for example, attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 4 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 9 (100%)
16. Assignment and exams were fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 4 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 8 (100%)
17. Regular attendance or participation was important to student success in the course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 4 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 8 (100%)
18. I learned a good deal of factual material in this course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 3 (75%)
19. I learned to apply principles from this course to new situations.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 3 (75%)
20. I developed a set of overall values in this field.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 3 (75%)
21. I participated actively in class discussion.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.75 4 0.96 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 1 (25%) 7 (78%)
22. I developed a greater sense of personal responsibility.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 3 (75%)
23. I developed a clearer sense of professional identity.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 4 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 2 (50%)
24. I try to relate what I learn in this course to my own experience.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (75%)
25. Ten years from now I'll probably remember this course most by ...
yes ten years from now i would i would work in holte and be a good house keeper and help out the people out monica amina
Retaining my books for this course and notetaking that I felt was important to me.
MR FERGUSON!! I will always remember him! He is an AWESOME teacher!
His clear and precise class lectures. I wish I can be as great of a boss, teacher etc. as Mr. Ferguson. I wish he was my general manager at the hotel I'm employed at right now. We could really use his mana'o! :)
His lectures
Mr. Ferguson and all his story's he shared and just his way of teaching.
by... actually performing the supervisory tasks.
Still working in the industry
great teacher who taught me a lot about working in hotels
26. The instructor adjusts to fit individual abilities and interests.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 4 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 9 (100%)
27. The amount of material covered in the course is reasonable.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 9 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 9 (100%)
28. Assignments make students think.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 9 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%)
29. Other comments:
some day i would be come a management i have to work hard to get it monica amina
Mr. Fergusons tests helped me to have better knowledge and how I can apply them to my own life.
I hope I'm able to take more of his classes in the future!
He is a great teacher!!
Thank you Mr. Ferguson for your patience and understanding. :)
Wish I could have more instructors like him
Mr Ferguson is one of the best!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

James Ferguson: HOST150, Fall 2010     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Hospitality & Tourism
Course: HOST 150 - Housekeeping Operations Crn (Section): 17667 (0)     17668 (VID)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.7 10 0.48 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 4 (100%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 6 (60%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 0 (0%) 6 (60%) 0 (0%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.4 10 0.7 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 4 (40%) 3 (75%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.4 10 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (60%) 3 (75%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 6 (60%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 0 (0%) 7 (78%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.3 10 0.95 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 1 (10%) 3 (75%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 10 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 4 (100%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 5 (50%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 4 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 0 (0%) 6 (60%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.6 10 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (40%) 3 (75%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
i liked being able to learn more about the housekeeping department & how it runs.
I loved the Simulation class work. it helps us prepare for the upcoming years ahead.
The DVD's provided in the class helped me to understand the basics in the housekeeping division and gave me not only a visual but also many ways videos can help the hearing impaired as well.
I liked that the course work was submitted over the internet, and not in class. It's easier to keep track of work online vs. in class...
i like how mr. ferguson is an experienced person in this field. We didnt only get the book telling us whats going on we actually got real life stories and were able to discus them in class.
I really like the excursions and the project he assigns we learn from them and there also fun to do.
Mr.Ferguson really cares about the student's success and will make every effort to make sure students complete the course effectively.
Driving to Hilo to present a project.
I liked that this course was easy to understand.
Mr Ferguson is a great instructor.
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
I think there should be more "hands on" for this class.
The class is being taught very well to where I am able to understand and so I don't feel any improvements are necessary.
Going way off subject makes class boring and feels like being there is a waste of our time. Going past class time isn't fair because we have short breaks.
NA
Post the assignments up earlier sometimes it was hard to keep up with assignments when they were posted last minute before the deadline. For online assignments, students like to do them right away if they have a busy weekend coming up and if assignments aren't posted until the weekend sometimes they will end up not getting done.
None it was a awesome course.
We could have more hands on activities and maybe some guest speakers. I also feel we should try to stay on subject more.
15. Assignment and exams were fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.2 10 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (60%) 3 (75%)
16. Regular attendance or participation was important to student success in the course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.6 10 0.7 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 2 (20%) 3 (75%)
17. The instructor presented difficult concepts clearly and understandably.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.4 10 0.84 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 2 (20%) 3 (75%)
18. Other comments:
Looking forward to taking his class next semester! :)
I think Mr.Ferguson is a great instructor and makes the class very interesting.
Mr.Ferguson is happy to explain anything that was unclear to the students. Reviewing tests was also extremely helpful.
You were awesome!

James Ferguson: HOST152, Fall 2010     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Hospitality & Tourism
Course: HOST 152 - Front Desk Operations Crn (Section): 17669 (0)     17670 (VID)    
1. Course syllabus and procedures (for example, expectations regarding attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.75 8 0.46 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 5 (100%) 0 (0%)
2. Course activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were appropriate to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.75 8 0.46 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 2 (25%) 4 (80%) 0 (0%)
3. The reading and course materials were relevant and useful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.8 5 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 6 (75%) 0 (0%)
4. Assignments helped me learn about the subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.8 5 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 6 (75%) 0 (0%)
5. The total amount of course work was appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.5 8 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (50%) 4 (80%) 0 (0%)
6. The instructor was well prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.75 8 0.46 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 5 (100%) 0 (0%)
7. The instructor’s delivery of course content demonstrated his/her knowledge of the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
5.0 5 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (75%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.6 5 0.89 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 0 (0%) 5 (63%) 0 (0%)
9. The instructor was willing to help me during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.71 7 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (29%) 5 (100%) 0 (0%)
10. The instructor motivated me to learn the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.38 8 1.06 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 5 (100%) 0 (0%)
11. The instructor gave me appropriate feedback on my course work
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.6 5 0.89 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 4 (57%) 0 (0%)
12. Overall, the instructor was effective.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree   N/A  
4.8 5 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 5 (63%) 0 (0%)
13. What did you like about this course, such as activities, projects, assignments, etc.?
I like being able to learn more about the hotels & how they work.
i loved the real stories that were told rather than just having book work.
I really enjoyed the "Create Your Own Hotel" project. It took a lot of planning to have a successful presentation, so all that I learned in this class was very valuable for me to have succeeded.
I really liked that he covered more than what was asked for in this class. He gave us the opportunity to do hands on work, and I really like that!
I really like the excursions and the project he assigns we learn from them and there also fun to do.
I enjoyed hands on activities such a visits to hotels. The project we were assigned to design a hotel was good and allowed us to bring out our creativity, but it could have been explained better.
Even though the review questions were time consuming, they helped me learned the course material very well. Because we were so interactive with both kona and hilo classes it was easy to enjoy our vidcon courses.
The classes with Mr. Ferguson are awesome and well informed.
The hotel project was fun and interesting. Meeting the Hilo class was cool. Vid con classes are a cool new age way of learning.
There were many things I liked about this course. I enjoyed the teacher's teachimg methods, teacher, projects, field trips, and even the assignments. Though the work load was pretty frequent, (I ended up missing a few hah...) They were fair. I loved our hotel creation project the most. It was fun to be able to take all that we learned throughout the semester and apply it to something creative!
14. Any suggestions to improve this course?
It would be cool to have more "hands on", like hanging out at the front desk for awile to see how things are done.
I believe more excursions to different lodging sites are really helpful to understand how hotels operate differently yet with the same criteria.
NA
I think James should consider having students research Laulima on their own time because we spent a lot of time discussing it. I would like to have test reviews at a slower pace because it is really helpful when we review and it can be quite confusing when we go over the questions too fast. Projects could be better explained and I would like ot have our assignments have longer deadlines.
no
No
None
One suggestion I have would be to make the assignment not due so early in the morning. Perhaps during lunch time? When I get home from work it is relatively late, and Laulima shuts down around 2:00 am, so I am unable to finish my work sometimes and cannot turn it in on time. That would be my only suggestion, other than that, I enjoyed this course!
15. The text(s) and class materials were helpful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.63 8 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 3 (38%) 4 (80%)
16. Assignment and exams were fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.63 8 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (38%) 3 (60%)
17. The instructor presented difficult concepts clearly and understandably.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.71 7 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (100%)
18. The instructor was willing to help students during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 5 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (63%)
19. Other comments:
He is a great instructor.
Looking forward to another semester with James.
Mr. Ferguson is always there for his students.
You are a great teacher Mr. Ferguson.
Thank you so much! Thank you for being such an understanding instructor. You were very punctual with all of my emails and questions that I had. I once had a class where my online teacher literally....never replied to any of mine and my classmates questions, and we were completely lost. Communication is key, especially in an online course, and I really appreciate it. Also, the assignments were really fun, and I appreciate you giving me another chance in the beginning of the course when I didn't receive my text book. Please have a merry christmas and a happy new year!!

James Ferguson: HOST101, Fall 2009     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Hospitality & Tourism
Course: HOST 101 - Intro to Hospitality & Tourism Crn (Section): 15622 (0)     15623 (VID)    
1. Course objectives and procedures (for example, attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 5 (33%) 9 (60%)
2. Course objectives were met.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.27 15 0.59 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 9 (60%) 5 (33%)
3. The text(s) and class materials were helpful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 15 0.82 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 7 (47%) 2 (67%)
4. Class activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were helpful and well suited to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 15 0.72 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 6 (40%) 7 (47%)
5. Assignments were clear and helpful in mastering course content.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.2 15 0.56 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 10 (67%) 1 (33%)
6. Assignment and exams were fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.4 15 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 7 (47%) 7 (47%)
7. The total course workload was fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 15 0.9 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 8 (53%)
8. Regular attendance or participation was important to student success in the course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 3 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 8 (53%)
9. The instructor was always prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 3 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 5 (33%) 9 (60%)
10. The instructor presented difficult concepts clearly and understandably.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.27 15 0.8 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 1 (33%) 8 (53%) 6 (40%)
11. The instructor knew the subject matter well.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 15 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (33%) 10 (67%)
12. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.43 14 0.51 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 8 (57%) 0 (0%)
13. The instructor was willing to help students during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.47 15 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 8 (53%) 2 (67%)
14. The instructor clearly motivated the students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.2 15 0.86 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 7 (47%) 6 (40%)
15. The instructor encouraged critical thinking.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.2 15 0.56 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 1 (33%) 4 (27%)
16. The instructor graded fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 9 (60%)
17. The instructor made helpful comments on assignments and exams in a timely manner.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 3 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (13%) 5 (33%) 8 (53%)
18. I would rate the overall effectiveness of the instructor: F=Inferior; D=Poor; C=Average; B=Good; A=Superior.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   F   D   C   B   A  
4.23 13 1.01 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 0 (0%) 3 (23%) 7 (54%)
19. If you were teaching this course: a. What would you do to improve it? b. What would you change?
I wouldn't improve anything.
A. Make the work more interesting and grab the attention of the students more.
If i were teaching this course, i will do more discuesses.Every student has different opinion and their own background. So, we can share about their feeling. Learn more communciation skills.
nouthing this class is pretty chill its self
I would try to make the course more exciting so more students would be more motivated to go to class.
I would not change anything.
If I were to teach this course, the one thing I would want to improve/change is motivation. When I come to class, I see that people are'nt that much motivated to do half of the things in class. I heard that some students didn't take the test nor did the assignment. I think the lectures in class needs to be more convincing.
Have students in my class that has a strong desire for hospitality and tourism. And not be here just for a fill in.
The only thing i would improve about this course is, rather have paper assignments, not online assignments. It gets too confusing and more time consuming.
I would make it seem more interesting.
nothing
If I were teaching this class i would'nt be able to improve anything because this class is already well ran.I would'nt change anything class is perfect.
It's hard to explain for me.
I think the course was done very well. I would not change a thing.
a. i would do something else besides just talking. b. i would tell the students clearly about the assignments.
20. What do you think of the teacher and his/her teaching methods?
I enjoy his teaching methods because i'm able to do my assignments at home and e-mail them to him.
He seems very skilled in this industry and highly encouraged us to become interested in the hospitality field.
I think his teaching methods are very good. He shared his experience to us and we got a lot of chance to express our opinion. Also, we can discuess yo him after class or on Lnernet.
i think hes ways of thinkin is vary good
The teacher's teaching methods were just like most teachers methods. Lecture and text.
I thought that he was very honest with us students.
I think the instructor methods are excellent, not fantastic. The instructor just needs to grab the students attention.
His teaching method is learning from his many years of work experience in the hospitality industry
I think the teacher, Jim Ferguson is a great teacher. Ive had him for a few semesters and hes always there for me.
His teaching is good yet sometimes it gets boring.
great
I really like his teaching method because he explains situations real clearly and uses real life experiences that he encountered to teach us.
The teach usually uses his personal experiences. I think those experiences are so important for me. Maybe some day I will have a same problem just like my teacher. However, I can learn and prepare before I have those different problems.
I liked the teaching method.
i think he was good at explaining things and giving examples to us.
It would have been more beneficial to have more structured lectures.
21. Has he/she contributed to your general knowledge or to learning job skills?
He has taught me a great amount of knowledge within this field by elaborating the importances of all the aspects of this hospitality industry.
Yes, i think so. He share a lot of his experience about he did his hotel business. It is good for me to learn more about tourism and hospiality industry.
yes
yes
Yes he has.
Yes, of course, since he does have alot of experience.
Yes... Educated me in where he started to get him to a hotel operation position
Yes he has, he's helped me understand the subject and breaks it down easier.
Yes
not really
Yes he has taught me a lot of new skills in hotel management.
I enjoy it and I never feel nervous during the class. Even sometimes I don't understand well the teacher still tried hard to help me. I learnd many good skills inside and outside class.
Yes
of course he did.
Yes.
22. Other comments:
I wasn't motivated enough to go to class all of the time.
Great job.
This class is very good the instructor is excellent.
N/A
sorry that i didnt do this survay right away...
great textbook for the course
23. I learned a good deal of factual material in this course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.87 15 0.99 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 9 (60%) 3 (100%)
24. I gained a good understanding of concepts/principles in this field.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.07 15 0.96 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 10 (67%) 1 (33%)
25. I developed skills needed by professionals in this field.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.87 15 1.06 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 3 (20%) 7 (47%) 2 (67%)

James Ferguson: HOST150, Fall 2009     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Hospitality & Tourism
Course: HOST 150 - Housekeeping Operations Crn (Section): 15624 (0)     15625 (VID)    
1. Course objectives and procedures (for example, attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (100%)
2. Course objectives were met.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 2 (100%)
3. The text(s) and class materials were helpful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (100%)
4. Class activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were helpful and well suited to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (100%)
5. Assignments were clear and helpful in mastering course content.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (100%)
6. Assignment and exams were fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 2 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (75%)
7. The total course workload was fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 2 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (100%)
8. Regular attendance or participation was important to student success in the course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 4 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (75%)
9. The instructor was always prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (100%)
10. The instructor presented difficult concepts clearly and understandably.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (50%)
11. The instructor knew the subject matter well.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (100%)
12. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (100%)
13. The instructor was willing to help students during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (100%)
14. The instructor clearly motivated the students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 2 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 1 (50%) 3 (75%)
15. The instructor encouraged critical thinking.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 2 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (100%)
16. The instructor graded fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (100%)
17. The instructor made helpful comments on assignments and exams in a timely manner.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (100%)
18. I would rate the overall effectiveness of the instructor: F=Inferior; D=Poor; C=Average; B=Good; A=Superior.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   F   D   C   B   A  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (100%)
19. If you were teaching this course: a. What would you do to improve it? b. What would you change?
i would not change anything, the professor is very educated on the subject and he had a lot of experience in the field which made this class fun too.
If I was teachiong this this course I would not change anything. Hopefully next years class will be able to actually to get hands on activities like cleanning a hotel room/bathroom.
I would'nt change or improve anything the teacher was always prepared and explained subject really well.
I wish we could do more hands on lectures and more field trips to see what other hotels have to offer
I would change nothing..
20. What do you think of the teacher and his/her teaching methods?
I think his teaching methods are great, he lectures us on real events and also makes us read the book.
I thought that this teacher was fair and honest.
I think his methods are really well and planned out teaches subject very clearly.
I really enjoy Mr. Fergusons class he is very easy to talk to and he is really open with the student who attend class which are like only three of us
Has a lot of knowledge from previous experience that were helpful in understanding the course.
I like the way the teacher taught the class.
21. Has he/she contributed to your general knowledge or to learning job skills?
He has contributed a great amount of general knowledge to me and I plan on using everything I learned from him on the job.
Yes he has.
Yes he got me to learn some really helpful info to help me in my future career at a hotel.
Even though thhis course is dealing with hospitality i learned alot about how different hotels and what kind of jobs they can offer.
Yes, explained many of the materials from experience which gave the students to learn and understand to solving problems.
yes very mutch.
22. Other comments:
Give Mr. Ferguson his funding for his hotel room that way we can have hands on training. We as students will benefit greatly if we had been able to clean a hotel room ourselves instead of watching a movie on how to do it.
Great instructor.
N/a

James Ferguson: HOST152, Fall 2009     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Hospitality & Tourism
Course: HOST 152 - Front Desk Operations Crn (Section): 15626 (0)     15627 (VID)    
1. Course objectives and procedures (for example, attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 4 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (75%)
2. Course objectives were met.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 4 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 1 (50%)
3. The text(s) and class materials were helpful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 4 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 3 (75%)
4. Class activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were helpful and well suited to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 4 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
5. Assignments were clear and helpful in mastering course content.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 4 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 3 (75%)
6. Assignment and exams were fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 2 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 3 (75%)
7. The total course workload was fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 2 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 3 (75%)
8. Regular attendance or participation was important to student success in the course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 4 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (75%)
9. The instructor was always prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 4 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (75%)
10. The instructor presented difficult concepts clearly and understandably.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 4 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 2 (100%)
11. The instructor knew the subject matter well.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 4 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 1 (50%)
12. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 4 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 3 (75%)
13. The instructor was willing to help students during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 4 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 3 (75%)
14. The instructor clearly motivated the students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 2 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 0 (0%) 2 (67%)
15. The instructor encouraged critical thinking.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 2 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 3 (75%)
16. The instructor graded fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 4 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (75%)
17. The instructor made helpful comments on assignments and exams in a timely manner.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 4 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (75%)
18. I would rate the overall effectiveness of the instructor: F=Inferior; D=Poor; C=Average; B=Good; A=Superior.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   F   D   C   B   A  
4.25 4 1.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (100%)
19. If you were teaching this course: a. What would you do to improve it? b. What would you change?
The course is fine the way it is i would say its really iinteresting for me bacuse we dont get to see what goes on behind the scenes of runnning a hotel until we do it ourselves
I would not change anything.
I would not improve the course one bit, everything you will ever need to know about front desk operations this professor can tell you.
I would change nothing.
20. What do you think of the teacher and his/her teaching methods?
He is a great professor and he taught me alot
I think that this teacher was very fair and honest.
He has very good teaching methods.
i like the teaching methods
21. Has he/she contributed to your general knowledge or to learning job skills?
I learned that what seems to be simple and easy can be tuff and complicated if you cant handle it
Yes he has. He has not only gone over the book but also with his own personal experiences.
He has contributed a great deal of knowledge to me to use on the job.
Yes it has.
22. Other comments:
I hope that the school passes his ideas about the hotel room. We as students would benefit greatly if we had hands on training available.
None
23. I learned a good deal of factual material in this course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 4 1.15 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (100%)
24. I gained a good understanding of concepts/principles in this field.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 4 1.15 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (50%) 0 (0%) 1 (50%)
25. I developed the ability to solve real problems in this field.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.75 4 1.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 2 (100%) 0 (0%)
26. I learned to recognize quality work in this field.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 2 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 2 (100%) 3 (75%)

James Ferguson: HOST260, Spring 2009     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Hospitality & Tourism
Course: HOST 260 - Hospitality Law Crn (Section): 18610 (0)     18611 (VID)    
1. Course objectives and procedures (for example, attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 8 0.46 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 6 (75%)
2. Course objectives were met.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 4 (50%)
3. The text(s) and class materials were helpful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.38 8 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (63%) 3 (38%)
4. Class activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were helpful and well suited to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (63%) 3 (38%)
5. Assignments were clear and helpful in mastering course content.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 8 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (50%) 4 (50%)
6. Assignment and exams were fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.38 8 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (63%) 2 (67%)
7. The total course workload was fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 7 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (43%) 2 (67%)
8. Regular attendance or participation was important to student success in the course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.25 8 0.46 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (75%) 2 (25%)
9. The instructor was always prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.63 8 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (63%)
10. The instructor presented difficult concepts clearly and understandably.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 1 (33%) 4 (50%)
11. The instructor knew the subject matter well.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 6 (75%)
12. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.63 8 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (38%) 5 (63%)
13. The instructor was willing to help students during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.63 8 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (38%) 5 (63%)
14. The instructor clearly motivated the students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.63 8 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (38%) 2 (67%)
15. The instructor encouraged critical thinking.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 8 0.46 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 2 (67%)
16. The instructor graded fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 8 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (50%) 4 (50%)
17. The instructor made helpful comments on assignments and exams in a timely manner.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.38 8 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 3 (38%)
18. I would rate the overall effectiveness of the instructor: F=Inferior; D=Poor; C=Average; B=Good; A=Superior.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   F   D   C   B   A  
4.67 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 8 (100%)
19. If you were teaching this course: a. What would you do to improve it? b. What would you change?
*I wouldnt change anything.Jim taught the class well and communicated with the students outside of class tim effectively.
Nothing much I enjoyed this class while I was attending the class.
WELL THE BOOK FOR THIS COURSE WAS A LITTLE MORE ON THE LAW LANGUAGE SIDE....IT WAS SOMEWHAT A BARRIER BECAUSE IT WAS DIFFICULT FOR ME TO UNDERSTAND SOME OF THE TERMS OR LAW LANGUAGE. BUT, WHEN I DIDN'T UNDERSTAND, THE INSTRUCTOR WOULD ALWAYS CLARIFY IT WITH US.
well i wouldnt change anything. The way how the class was thought its good, but should have activitys in the class to make the class fun.
nothing,
The course has no flaws and needs no improvements or changes at this time.
nothing he did just fine
Laulima Format online and what should the students have in part of learning before coming to class.
incorporate a special speaker,e.g.liability controller for one of the Islands Hotels. Otherwise I would not change a thing.
I thought that it was great and I am not sure that there is a way to improve it I thought it was done very well.
20. What do you think of the teacher and his/her teaching methods?
*Excellent. He is a very knowledgeable instructor. He always comes to every class prepared and ready to teach.
Had fun lots of knowledges from the his working and educations background, I've learned.
GOOD....AND REPETITIVE....TO LET IT SINK IN OUR BRAINS
really good, explained the work clearly, understandable, the way how the teacher present himself to the students is great.
he is a great guy and an awesome teacher.
The teacher is great at teaching and has a very unique way of explaining things to the students. He incorporates real life situations so that the students can better understand the course and what is needed for the workforce.
i think he did well.
His methods are thorough and very understandable. Takes real life situations in and puts into the perspectives for the student to learn from in order to work in the real world.
I appreciate an Instructor who incorporates their vast work experiences with the course material.
I think that he was a wonderful teacher I really liked all his personal experience in the field that greatly improved my experience of the class.
21. Has he/she contributed to your general knowledge or to learning job skills?
being in this hospitality class allowed me to understand more about the hotel industry.and how to deal with customer service.
Sure he always like to share my general knowledge to other students.
YES! I HAVE ENCOUNTERED SEVERAL INSTANCES THAT IF I HADN'T TAKEN THIS COURSE I WOULD KNOW NOTHING ABOUT, BUT BECAUSE I HAVE TAKEN THIS COURSE I WAS ABLE TO HAVE THAT KNOWLEDGE AND UTILIZE IT.
yes i have gain knowledge and the information that was provide to me was really good, i have learned skills and probably will use it in the hotel industry.
Agreat deal
The teacher has given all of us a better understanding and a lot of learning job skills.
yes
Yes, help me under the hospitality and tourism aspect of our local economy and how many aspects in the hotels industry really effects us in many ways.
Indubitably
YES!
22. Other comments:
*Jim Ferguson is an AWESOME instructor.
Only look at the book this is hospitality law so could be difficult and bored but he made the course fun and easy to understand.
great class.
None.
Thank you Professor for your interesting lectures, and I look forward to participating in another one of your classes.
Great class
23. I learned a good deal of factual material in this course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.38 8 0.74 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (38%) 4 (50%)
24. I gained a good understanding of concepts/principles in this field.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 8 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (50%) 3 (100%)

James Ferguson: HOST44, Spring 2009     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Hospitality & Tourism
Course: HOST 44 - Principles of Hotel Management Crn (Section): 18606 (0)     18607 (VID)    
1. Course objectives and procedures (for example, attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 6 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (67%)
2. Course objectives were met.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (43%)
3. The text(s) and class materials were helpful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.43 7 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (57%) 3 (43%)
4. Class activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were helpful and well suited to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (71%) 2 (29%)
5. Assignments were clear and helpful in mastering course content.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.14 7 0.38 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (86%) 1 (14%)
6. Assignment and exams were fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 7 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (43%) 1 (100%)
7. The total course workload was fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.43 7 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (57%) 1 (100%)
8. Regular attendance or participation was important to student success in the course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.29 7 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (71%) 2 (29%)
9. The instructor was always prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 7 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (57%)
10. The instructor presented difficult concepts clearly and understandably.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (43%)
11. The instructor knew the subject matter well.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (29%) 5 (71%)
12. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 7 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (43%) 4 (57%)
13. The instructor was willing to help students during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.71 7 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (29%) 5 (71%)
14. The instructor clearly motivated the students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 7 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (43%) 1 (100%)
15. The instructor encouraged critical thinking.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 7 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (43%) 0 (0%)
16. The instructor graded 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%)
17. The instructor made helpful comments on assignments and exams in a timely manner.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.43 7 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (43%)
18. I would rate the overall effectiveness of the instructor: F=Inferior; D=Poor; C=Average; B=Good; A=Superior.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   F   D   C   B   A  
4.0 1 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (100%) 6 (86%)
19. If you were teaching this course: a. What would you do to improve it? b. What would you change?
MORE HANDS ON EXPERIENCE WOULD BE HELPFUL AS WELL AS FIELD TRIPS
*I wouldnt change anything.Jim taught the class well and communicated with the students outside of class tim effectively.
it should stay the same but needs activitys to make the class fun.
There should be no improvements to the class, everything was taught well and presented in a good manor. There is nothing that needs to be changed.
Nothing
Laulima format and what materials do the student need to have prior to the class starting at the beginning of the semster.
20. What do you think of the teacher and his/her teaching methods?
IT'S PRETTY GOOD....I LEARNED ALOT
*Excellent. He is a very knowledgeable instructor. He always comes to every class prepared and ready to teach.
great, understandable, great communication.
He has a very unique of presenting his way of teaching. I like the idea that he incorporates real life situations in the lesson. He talks about his experiences in the Hotel industry.
hes a ggreat guy and an awesome teacher
His methods are very thorough and understandable. Helps puts us in situations in which we will not learn in the book, but in the real world.
21. Has he/she contributed to your general knowledge or to learning job skills?
MOST DEFINITELY!....I GOT A PROMOTION BECAUSE OF IT! THANK YOU
being in this hospitality class allowed me to understand more about the hotel industry.and how to deal with customer service.
yes, i learned different things about the hotel industry.
He has most definitely contributed to my knowledge and learning.
He contributed a great deal.
Yes, help me understand the hotels industry better and enables me to gain a better knowledge of what really goes on with the aspects on hotel operations.
22. Other comments:
THIS CLASS WAS VERY HELPFUL IN MY PERSONAL LIFE. IT HELPED ME GAIN KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS NEEDED FOR MY EMPLOYMENT AS WELL AS FOR MY PERSONAL GROWTH
*Jim Ferguson is an AWESOME instructor.
great class
None.
23. I learned a good deal of factual material in this course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.29 7 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (71%) 2 (29%)
24. I gained a good understanding of concepts/principles in this field.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.29 7 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (71%) 1 (100%)

James Ferguson: HOST47, Spring 2009     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Hospitality & Tourism
Course: HOST 47 - Hospitality Marketing Crn (Section): 18608 (0)     18609 (VID)    
1. Course objectives and procedures (for example, attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.56 9 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (56%)
2. Course objectives were met.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 2 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (50%)
3. The text(s) and class materials were helpful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.44 9 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (56%) 4 (44%)
4. Class activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were helpful and well suited to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 2 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (33%) 6 (67%)
5. Assignments were clear and helpful in mastering course content.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.56 9 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (44%) 5 (56%)
6. Assignment and exams were fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.78 9 0.44 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (22%) 1 (50%)
7. The total course workload was fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.56 9 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (44%) 2 (100%)
8. Regular attendance or participation was important to student success in the course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.56 9 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (44%) 5 (56%)
9. The instructor was always prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.78 9 0.44 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (78%)
10. The instructor presented difficult concepts clearly and understandably.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 2 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 0 (0%) 7 (78%)
11. The instructor knew the subject matter well.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 2 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 7 (88%)
12. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.56 9 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (44%) 5 (56%)
13. The instructor was willing to help students during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 9 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (33%) 6 (67%)
14. The instructor clearly motivated the students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.78 9 0.44 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (22%) 2 (100%)
15. The instructor encouraged critical thinking.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.78 9 0.44 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (22%) 2 (100%)
16. The instructor graded fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.56 9 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (44%) 5 (56%)
17. The instructor made helpful comments on assignments and exams in a timely manner.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.56 9 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (50%) 5 (56%)
18. I would rate the overall effectiveness of the instructor: F=Inferior; D=Poor; C=Average; B=Good; A=Superior.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   F   D   C   B   A  
4.5 2 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (50%) 9 (100%)
19. If you were teaching this course: a. What would you do to improve it? b. What would you change?
just needs to have activitys in the class to make it fun.
EVERYTHING IN THIS COURSE WAS VERY CLEAR AND CONCISE.
*I wouldnt change anything.Jim taught the class well and communicated with the students outside of class tim effectively.
There is nothing to improvement at this time. No changes are needed.
Nothing the teacher is an awesome person and I enoyed working with him
Jim Ferguson is an outstanding tescher, I was and am excited to enroll in more of his courses, hes a very thorough teacher!
Nothing much.
Laulima format and what materials should the students have prior to coming into the class at the beginning of the semster.
a) I would incorporate study guides for each chapter, highlighting significant subject matter. I would then develop my questions the chapter test from the study guide work sheets. b) I would change the start of the review period for tests to after the close of the testing period. Therefore maintaining fairness to all students, and bolstering the creditability of the course in the academia studies.
20. What do you think of the teacher and his/her teaching methods?
explainable, the communication was great.
IT'S A GREAT EXPERIENCE TO GAIN KNOWLEDGE FROM AN INSTRUCTOR WHO HAS PREVIOUSLY HAD ACTUAL HANDS ON EXPERIENCE.
*Excellent. He is a very knowledgeable instructor. He always comes to every class prepared and ready to teach.
The teacher has an awesome way of presenting the lesson and skills that are needed for the workforce in the hotel industry.
He is a great guy and has excelled in his teaching methods since I've known him.
Jim Ferguson is an outstanding tescher, I was and am excited to enroll in more of his courses, hes a very thorough teacher!
I agree with his teachs style.
His methods are very thorough and understandable to be able to put us in real life situations where we need to know what goes and how to handle it with out any problems.
I like the teacher, as well he is well liked by the other students. His teaching methods are well thought-out, prepared, and implemented.
21. Has he/she contributed to your general knowledge or to learning job skills?
yes
YES!
being in this hospitality class allowed me to understand more about the hotel industry.and how to deal with customer service.
He has contributed a lot of knowledge to me and the rest of class.
He contributed a lot.
Absolutely, Jim is a very personable person and is a professional teacher with lots to offer
Yes he does.
Yes, enable me to understand the hotel industry alot better and enabled me to gain alot of knowledge of the hotel industry itself.
Without question!
22. Other comments:
good teacher
*Jim Ferguson is an AWESOME instructor.
None
I enjoy Jim fergusons classes thoroughly!!
None.
It has been a pleasure to be a student under your instruction.
23. I learned a good deal of factual material in this course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.56 9 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (44%) 5 (56%)
24. I gained a good understanding of concepts/principles in this field.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.56 9 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (44%) 2 (100%)

James Ferguson: HOST150, Fall 2008     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Hospitality & Tourism
Course: HOST 150 - Housekeeping Operations Crn (Section): 17567 (0)     17568 (VID)    
1. Course objectives and procedures (for example, attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 9 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 3 (33%) 6 (67%)
2. Course objectives were met.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.44 9 0.73 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 3 (33%) 3 (75%)
3. The text(s) and class materials were helpful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.44 9 0.73 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 3 (33%) 5 (56%)
4. Class activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were helpful and well suited to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 9 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (67%) 4 (100%)
5. Assignments were clear and helpful in mastering course content.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 9 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 0 (0%) 4 (44%)
6. Assignment and exams were fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 1 (25%) 5 (56%)
7. The total course workload was fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (22%) 4 (44%) 3 (33%)
8. Regular attendance or participation was important to student success in the course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.44 9 0.73 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 3 (33%) 5 (56%)
9. The instructor was always prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.44 9 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 5 (56%) 4 (44%)
10. The instructor presented difficult concepts clearly and understandably.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.44 9 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (56%) 3 (75%)
11. The instructor knew the subject matter well.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 9 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (33%) 4 (100%)
12. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.56 9 0.73 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 1 (11%) 2 (22%) 6 (67%)
13. The instructor was willing to help students during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.78 9 0.44 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (78%)
14. The instructor clearly motivated the students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 4 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (78%)
15. The instructor encouraged critical thinking.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 4 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (22%) 7 (78%)
16. The instructor graded fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.56 9 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (44%) 5 (56%)
17. The instructor made helpful comments on assignments and exams in a timely manner.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.44 9 0.73 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (33%) 5 (56%)
18. I would rate the overall effectiveness of the instructor: F=Inferior; D=Poor; C=Average; B=Good; A=Superior.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   F   D   C   B   A  
4.88 8 0.35 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 3 (75%)
19. If you were teaching this course: a. What would you do to improve it? b. What would you change?
In the beginning of the semester the workload was too much. There were always more things posted; that made it difficult to complete in a timely manner. There shouldn't be so much assignments due around the same date. It should be no more than 1 assignment per class due at the same date; especially when the assignment questions are very detailed. When 2 or more assignments are due around the same date, it's too stressful to create a concise answer & submit on time. Discussions over Laulima should not be required if we are attending classes each day. It is already enough to attend regular classes and complete assignments at a given date. I don't think discussion on Laulima should be required; unless, we don't meet in class on a regular basis.
This was a basic course i felt like it met all its standards.
nothing.
The only thing i would change about this course is the whole Laulima thing. If it is going to be used, then to extend deadlines for work because not everybody outside their school life has opportunities to use a computer. I think doing the work on paper is just fine, if not more effiecent and prompt for getting the work done. Also, more helpful to students because it's hands on.
let the process be the same.
Nothing it was great/
just the lualima website needs a little fixing. everything else is wonderful
i wouldnt change or improve much.
I would not improve anything. Nothing.
More field trips.
I would improve the environment where we would be attending class and how we interact with the instructor and other students in the class. I would change the text we learn from to where we learn directly from the standards of the hawaii hotel and tourism association.
I would plan an outline of the course so that the students can better understand what goals need to be met and also I would have liked to have lesson plans instead of lectures.
Nothing, I think my instructor did an excellent job at teaching me what I needed to know . Everything was understandable and clearly understood.
20. What do you think of the teacher and his/her teaching methods?
I liked how he reviewed each new chapter. He also used good examples from his past experience to relate to what we were learning. He also made sure everyone was caught up with assignments and he is very accomodating.
Good methods
excellent=]
I think the teacher is excellent! I strongly recommened Jim Ferguston because he not only knows what hes talking about from the books, but his own experience as well. Also, his personality and sence of humor brings smiles to the classroom. Jim Ferguson in my opinion a very knowledge instructor that i would definally recommend.
very useful, good critical thinking and understanding, great confindence bout what hes doing, and does a great job.
Great very informative
the teachers methods are super!!! i have gained a lot of knowledge and skills through him..
he teaches great.
The teacher was awesome. His methods are great.
I liked the instructor's methods of instruction. The instructor's personality is very likeble.
The teaching methods of the instructor are accurate and are based upon the instructors years in the hotel industry and what experience has he taught to others while in the industry.
Its mostly lectures and I find my mind wandering away from the lesson, maybe if we had more classroom participation it would be better
I think it was good. He put real life situations within his teaching methods which made it very clear and more realistic. I definetly will be able to remember his lessons and carry them on throughout my working carreer.
21. Has he/she contributed to your general knowledge or to learning job skills?
Yes, he encourages us to learn concepts that can be applied in the work place. He also offers to help students seek job opportunities and prepare for the future.
Yes it has but i dont think i'll be in this deoartment of the hotel however i would be able to run the position if i was choosen for the job.
excellent=]
Yes Jim Ferguson has comtributed to my general knowledge. Tbe things i've learned in his class helps in everyday life situations!
Im hoping to use this as a second major, learning different skills.
Yes it sure did
yes
yes
Yes he has.
Yes
He has contributed to my general knowledge, to which had improve my knowledge about the hospitality industry and understanding what goes on through out the industry and how the state of the economy effects the tourism numbers.
Yes, very much so, gives us detailed descriptions on past work experiences and knowledge of a manager position.
Yes. I have learned a lot during this course. Every last detail was important and definetly will be useful in my career.
22. Other comments:
N/A
James Ferguson is an excellent instructor.
I think Jim Ferguson is one of the best teachers that HCC has to offer. I would definally be re-registating for his other classes!
great job!
Job well done!!
NONE
I enjoyed meeting and learning the course study from this instuctor. I would recommend this instructor to others.
None.
Thank you very much for teaching me what I now know. I am now on my way to being the best worker in my field of hospitality.
23. I learned a good deal of factual material in this course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.56 9 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (44%) 3 (75%)
24. I developed the ability to communicate clearly about this subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 9 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 0 (0%) 3 (33%) 3 (75%)
25. I learned more in this course than I expected to learn.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.56 9 0.73 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 2 (22%) 3 (75%)
26. The instructor was willing to help.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (22%) 7 (78%)

James Ferguson: HOST152, Fall 2008     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Hospitality & Tourism
Course: HOST 152 - Front Desk Operations Crn (Section): 17569 (0)     17570 (VID)    
1. Course objectives and procedures (for example, attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.56 9 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (44%) 5 (56%)
2. Course objectives were met.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.56 9 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (44%) 5 (100%)
3. The text(s) and class materials were helpful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.44 9 0.73 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 3 (33%) 5 (56%)
4. Class activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were helpful and well suited to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 9 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 4 (44%) 5 (100%)
5. Assignments were clear and helpful in mastering course content.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.44 9 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 4 (44%)
6. Assignment and exams were fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 5 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 0 (0%) 5 (56%)
7. The total course workload was fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 5 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 4 (44%) 4 (44%)
8. Regular attendance or participation was important to student success in the course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 9 0.87 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (22%) 5 (56%)
9. The instructor was always prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 9 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 3 (33%) 6 (67%)
10. The instructor presented difficult concepts clearly and understandably.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 9 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (33%) 4 (80%)
11. The instructor knew the subject matter well.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.78 9 0.44 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (22%) 4 (80%)
12. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 9 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (33%) 6 (67%)
13. The instructor was willing to help students during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.89 9 0.33 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 8 (89%)
14. The instructor clearly motivated the students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 5 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 7 (78%)
15. The instructor encouraged critical thinking.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 5 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (22%) 7 (78%)
16. The instructor graded fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 9 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (33%) 6 (67%)
17. The instructor made helpful comments on assignments and exams in a timely manner.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.56 9 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (44%) 5 (56%)
18. I would rate the overall effectiveness of the instructor: F=Inferior; D=Poor; C=Average; B=Good; A=Superior.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   F   D   C   B   A  
5.0 9 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (80%)
19. If you were teaching this course: a. What would you do to improve it? b. What would you change?
Just the laulima website is all. some odds and ends need fixing, but other than that everything is great
Nothing this course was the hardest for me because i never worked on the front desk so i feel i gained alot of knowledge from this course.
everything was well prepared=]
nothing
Nothing at all was a great semester
There shouldn't be a very big workload like there was in the beginning of the semester. There shouldn't be more than one assignment (especially if it is very detailed) due at the same date.
I wouldnt change anything about this course, Mr Ferguson has explained and taught this course very well and ive learned an extreme amount from him.
I would not improve anything. Nothing.
Nothing
Just improve the standards we learn by and change the environment we learn in and places where the distant learning could be learned from.
Nothing, I think my instructor did an excellent job at teaching me what I needed to know . Everything was understandable and clearly understood.
I would reduce the lectures and stay away from straying off the subject, also, I would clearly say when the tests are going to be given, also, I would have let the other class participate more, as we do video conferences and the instructor focuses mainly on his side of the classroom.
20. What do you think of the teacher and his/her teaching methods?
I think that the intructor did a great job!!!! His methods of teaching has taught me new skills and i've learned more knowledge than ever.
He preceded with great techniques and methods of theaching and was very talkative and filled with information.
excellent teaching methods!
great
Awesome very well educated
He used good examples from his previous work experience to relate to the lesson.
I really enjoy having Mr. Ferguson as a teacher. He's very helpful, caring and understanding. His teaching methods are excellent and very understanding. He works with you when you need help.
The teacher is awesome. His methods are great.
I liked the instuctor and his teacing methods.
Methods that he teaches by are understandable and very helpful to where you are able to improve the skills that you know about the hospitality and how understand what goes on in a stressful situation.
I think it was good. He put real life situations within his teaching methods which made it very clear and more realistic. I definetly will be able to remember his lessons and carry them on throughout my working carreer.
I liked that he provided an extra credit project and that it was easy to follow the guidelines for and gave an extensive amount of time to complete it.
21. Has he/she contributed to your general knowledge or to learning job skills?
I beleive that the instructor has contributed to my knowledge and learning job skills.
He contributed just about everything with some help from the book.
*gave great life experiences=]
yes
yes
Yes, he encourages us to learn important lessons and skills that will help us in the hotel industry.
Mr. Ferguson has contributed alot to my knowledge and helped me alot this semester i really appreciate and respect him.
Yes he has.
Yes,and in a enjoyble format.
Yes, made my general knowledge about the hospitality industry more broad and makes me understandable to where situations in the world of today greatly effects skills and knowledge to where we might have to adjust in order to handle it in todays industry.
Yes. I have learned a lot during this course. Every last detail was important and definetly will be useful in my career.
yes, has extensive knowledge in the area and is very learned in the job.
22. Other comments:
Great job!!!
James ferguson is an excellent professor!
N/A
NONE
I am pleased to meet and receive instruction of this individual.
None.
Thank you very much for teaching me what I now know. I am now on my way to being the best worker in my field of hospitality.
23. I learned a good deal of factual material in this course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.56 9 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (44%) 5 (100%)
24. I developed the ability to communicate clearly about this subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.44 9 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (56%) 5 (100%)
25. I participated actively in class discussion.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 9 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 1 (11%) 0 (0%) 4 (80%)
26. I gained a better understanding of myself through this course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.6 5 0.89 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 0 (0%) 5 (56%)

James Ferguson: HOST25, Fall 2008     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Hospitality & Tourism
Course: HOST 25 - Guest Service Procedures Crn (Section): 17563 (0)     17564 (VID)    
1. Course objectives and procedures (for example, attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.6 10 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (40%) 3 (75%)
2. Course objectives were met.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 9 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (33%) 6 (67%)
3. The text(s) and class materials were helpful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 0 (0%) 6 (60%)
4. Class activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were helpful and well suited to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 10 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 0 (0%) 6 (60%)
5. Assignments were clear and helpful in mastering course content.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 4 (40%) 5 (50%)
6. Assignment and exams were fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 10 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (50%) 5 (50%)
7. The total course workload was fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 10 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (50%) 5 (50%)
8. Regular attendance or participation was important to student success in the course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.7 10 0.48 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 4 (100%)
9. The instructor was always prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 10 0.42 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 3 (75%)
10. The instructor presented difficult concepts clearly and understandably.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 10 0.42 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 8 (80%)
11. The instructor knew the subject matter well.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 10 0.42 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 8 (80%)
12. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.25 4 1.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (70%)
13. The instructor was willing to help students during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%)
14. The instructor clearly motivated the students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%)
15. The instructor encouraged critical thinking.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%)
16. The instructor graded fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.7 10 0.48 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 4 (100%)
17. The instructor made helpful comments on assignments and exams in a timely manner.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.7 10 0.48 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 3 (75%)
18. I would rate the overall effectiveness of the instructor: F=Inferior; D=Poor; C=Average; B=Good; A=Superior.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   F   D   C   B   A  
5.0 8 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 8 (100%)
19. If you were teaching this course: a. What would you do to improve it? b. What would you change?
I would'nt change anything at all
The laulima website.
I would change only some of the material cause some of the work was very repeatative and common-sense questions and I felt there were other more important things icould learn but I guess some people need the extra work to gain experience but for someone with experience in a hotel, the work didnt meet my expectations. However I look forward to next semester.
nothing
nothing would change.
N/A
I wouldnt change anything about this course.
I would not improve anything. Nothing.
Nothing, I think my instructor did an excellent job at teaching me what I needed to know . Everything was understandable and clearly understood.
Nothing.
I would have mixed up the teaching ways a little, and not have just lectures all the time, also, I would have had more of a hands on what would you do in this situation approach.
Improve the standards that we learn from and would change the environment that we work in and that we could do an internship at a hotel and do distant learning from the work conference room during each class.
20. What do you think of the teacher and his/her teaching methods?
very professional
the teachers methods are very helpful to my work field. i have learned a great deal and then some...
His methods were great not to fast not to slow and i gain more knowledge in class then i didi from the text material.
yes
*james had excellent teaching methods!
He is a very good instructor. He asks questions to make sure the students understand. His tests were straight forward so we could understand and learn from it.
I think Jim Ferguson is one of the best teacher that HCC has. His teaching methods are finominal.
The teacher is awesome. His methods are great.
I think it was good. He put real life situations within his teaching methods which made it very clear and more realistic. I definetly will be able to remember his lessons and carry them on throughout my working carreer.
I liked the teachers methods of teaching.
I think that the teacher is great and does know what he is talking about on the subject, I just wish he would have let my class participate a little more, as we do video conferencing.
The methods that he teaches based upon are the experience he has had with the industry and what ways of learning do people understand the most and going by understanding of the actual ways of the hospitality industry.
21. Has he/she contributed to your general knowledge or to learning job skills?
Yes I'm more confident
yes
Yes, and has also set me to a very high standard to what i want to accomplish in colllege.
yes
*gave good life examples.
Yes, he is always engaging the class in interesting conversations. He also gives us tips to help us in the future.
Jim has contributed to my general knowledge and has helped me alot personally, to understand and pass these courses.
Yes he has.
Yes. I have learned a lot during this course. Every last detail was important and definetly will be useful in my career.
Yes.
Yes, knows a lot about the subject
Yes, made me understand what goes on with the hospitality industry and how something like todays economy just change the way of numbers and amount of money that is brought in to the tourism association.
22. Other comments:
Thank you for teaching me all the knowledge i now know. It has made me a more educated person. I am lucky to be here and appreciate all your teachings...
*James ferguson is an excellent instructor.
N/A
I would definally recommend Jim Ferguson to keep teaching these classes forever!
NONE
Thank you very much for teaching me what I now know. I am now on my way to being the best worker in my field of hospitality.
I enjoyed meeting and receiving instruction from this idividual.
None.
23. I learned a good deal of factual material in this course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.7 10 0.48 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 4 (100%)
24. I developed the ability to communicate clearly about this subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 10 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (50%) 3 (75%)
25. I developed a greater sense of personal responsibility.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.6 10 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (40%) 4 (100%)
26. The instructor stimulated me to think about the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (40%) 6 (60%)
27. Assignments are graded fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.63 8 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (38%) 5 (63%)

James Ferguson: HOST260, Spring 2008     Back to top

Campus: Hawaii Community College Department: Hospitality & Tourism
Course: HOST 260 - Hospitality Law Crn (Section): 16370 (0)     16372 (VID)    
1. Course objectives and procedures (for example, attendance, participation, grading, etc.) were clearly explained at the beginning of the term.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (100%)
2. Course objectives were met.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (100%)
3. The text(s) and class materials were helpful.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (100%)
4. Class activities (lectures, group work, student presentations, etc.) were helpful and well suited to the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 3 (75%)
5. Assignments were clear and helpful in mastering course content.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (100%)
6. Assignment and exams were fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 3 (75%)
7. The total course workload was fair and appropriate.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 3 (75%)
8. Regular attendance or participation was important to student success in the course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (100%)
9. The instructor was always prepared.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (100%)
10. The instructor presented difficult concepts clearly and understandably.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (100%)
11. The instructor knew the subject matter well.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (100%)
12. The instructor used a variety of instructional techniques and methods to present course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 3 (75%)
13. The instructor was willing to help students during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 3 (75%)
14. The instructor clearly motivated the students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (100%)
15. The instructor encouraged critical thinking.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (100%)
16. The instructor graded fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 3 (75%)
17. The instructor made helpful comments on assignments and exams in a timely manner.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 3 (75%)
18. I would rate the overall effectiveness of the instructor: A=Superior; B=Good; C=Average; D=Poor; F=Inferior.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   A   B   C   D   F  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 4 (100%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
19. If you were teaching this course: a. What would you do to improve it? b. What would you change?
nothing
nothing
This class needs no changes.
I wouldn't change anything
20. What do you think of the teacher and his/her teaching methods?
he was a great teacher and i enjoyed having him
Mr. "F" is a great teacher, Im more confident that I've made the right choice in major.
He's a great teacher and he really knows a lot about the topics we talk about in class. He has a great teaching method and it's great. Easy to follow.
He's great-always willing to help even when we aren't in class, we can e-mail him.
21. Has he/she contributed to your general knowledge or to learning job skills?
yes
absolutley
For this semester, he has. Whenever i register for him in a class subject, i'm always learing something new.
Yes, he has all the experience to teach this course
22. Other comments:
Mr."F" is the bomb
23. I gained a good understanding of concepts/principles in this field.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 3 (75%)
24. I developed the ability to solve real problems in this field.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 3 (75%)
25. I deepened my interest in the subject matter of this course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 3 (75%)
26. I learned a lot in this course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 4 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (100%)
27. I participated actively in class discussion.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%)
28. I enjoyed this course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 3 (75%)
29. I increased my awareness of my own interests and talents.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 3 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (100%)
30. I developed more confidence in myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 3 (75%)
31. I developed skills needed by professionals in this field.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 2 (67%)
32. I learned about career opportunities.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 3 (75%)
33. I try to relate what I learn in this course to my own experience.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 3 (75%)
34. This course was helpful in developing new skills.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 3 (75%)
35. What things did you get from this course that will benefit you personally?
increasing my knowledge and understanding about the hospitality industry
How to approach the work field
Many
What ever I learned in this course I take to my work
36. What did you find most valuable and helpful about the course?
learning more about the laws dealing with hotels
the open discussions
It gave more information on what i was looking for and that life has many suprises. Just like the hotel industry.
There is so much that I learned from this course that I don't know where to begin
37. The instructor stresses important points in lectures/discussions.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 4 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (25%) 3 (75%)
38. The instructor is enthusiastic about the course material.