eCAFE - Course and Faculty Evaluation, University of Hawaii

eCAFE: Course and Faculty Evaluations


Instructor: Michael Leidemann

Available Survey Results

JOUR150, Fall 2013
JOUR205, Fall 2013
JOUR285V, Fall 2013
JOUR150, Spring 2013
JOUR205, Spring 2013
JOUR285V, Spring 2013
ENG100, Fall 2012
JOUR150, Spring 2012
JOUR205, Spring 2012
ENG100, Fall 2011
JOUR150, Fall 2011
JOUR205, Summer I 2011
JOUR150, Spring 2010

Michael Leidemann: JOUR150, Fall 2013

Campus: Honolulu Community College Department: Language Arts
Course: JOUR 150 - The Media and Society Crn (Section): 21002 (0)    
1. The amount of effort I put into this course was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Very Low   Low   Medium   High   Very High  
3.8 10 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 6 (60%) 1 (10%)
2. The number of times I was absent from class was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   0   1-2   3-4   5-7   8 or more  
2.1 10 1.1 Freq(%) 3 (30%) 5 (50%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 0 (0%)
3. The number of times I was tardy for class was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   0   1-2   3-4   5-7   8 or more  
1.6 10 0.84 Freq(%) 6 (60%) 2 (20%) 2 (20%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
4. The grade I expect in this class is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   F   D   C   B   A  
4.1 10 0.99 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (40%) 1 (10%) 5 (50%)
5. The number of semesters I have attended HCC - please note that by answering this question you could potentially jeopardize your anonymity
Mean N-Size Std Dev   1   2   3   4   5+  
2.3 10 1.77 Freq(%) 6 (60%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 2 (20%)
6. My overall GPA at HCC is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Below 2.0   2.0-2.49   2.5-2.99   3.0-3.49   3.49-4.0  
3.11 10 1.36 Freq(%) 1 (10%) 2 (20%) 3 (30%) 1 (10%) 2 (20%)
7. For me, this course is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Required   Elective   General Education   Running Start   Other  
1.7 10 0.82 Freq(%) 5 (50%) 3 (30%) 2 (20%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor clearly explains course procedures (attendance, assignments, exams, etc.).
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%)
9. The instructor uses class time 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%)
10. The instructor is well-prepared and organized for class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 10 0.42 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 8 (80%)
11. The instructor is available for help outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 10 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 3 (30%) 6 (60%)
12. The instructor clearly explains the goals, objectives, and overall purpose of 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%)
13. The instructor speaks clearly and is easy to understand.
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%)
14. The instructor answers questions clearly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.7 10 0.48 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 7 (70%)
15. The instructor makes good use of examples in class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.8 10 0.42 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 8 (80%)
16. The instructor appears to know his or her 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%)
17. The instructor clearly explains complex ideas.
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%)
18. The instructor allows time for questions and encourages them.
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%)
19. The instructor makes the material interesting.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.7 10 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 8 (80%)
20. The instructor asks questions to see if students understand.
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. The instructor treats all students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%)
22. The instructor is interested in the subject matter.
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%)
23. The instructor is genuinely interested in students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 10 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 6 (60%)
24. The instructor treats students with respect.
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 engages in a healthy exchange of ideas and opinions with students.
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%)
26. The instructor grades tests fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.6 10 0.7 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 2 (20%) 7 (70%)
27. The instructor motivates students to do their best.
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%)
28. Overall, the instructor is a very good teacher.
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%)
29. Overall, this is a very important course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.2 10 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 4 (40%) 4 (40%)
30. Overall, this course is more important than I thought it would be.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.2 10 0.92 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 0 (0%) 5 (50%) 4 (40%)
31. How did the instructor show concern for students?
give student opportunity to disclose their home work, I really like his teaching procedure. thank you for all your special lecture.
By teaching us some good stuff
I think the Class Discussions section via Laulima for almost every film was one major method to show concern for students. Other ways he showed concern was with the questions like "What do you think about this issue?" in assignments, asking for opinions in class after showing a film and giving good advice in his lectures.
32. What did you especially like/dislike about the way the instructor taught this course?
I do like
his assignments are very interesting. He really wants to hear your opinion on the topics he presented us. The topics were controversial but easy to relate to .
Its pretty chill
I liked Leidemann's knowledge of the subject topic. He has experience in the field so he has great insight to share with the class.
I most definitely like everything about the way he taught this course--from showing films to handing out guidelines on ethical decision-making to helping us wake up about reality. No dislikes.
I liked the way how every movie that we have watched through out the semester had a good reason to watching it, and that some movies we could relate to the goverment how it is being run till today.
33. What else would you like to say about this instructor/course?
thank you for an interesting an educational course.
Thank you for understanding, and gradeing fair, I enjoyed the class and the movies, even though I didn't think I would.
Your great
I dislike the black and white movies, but i suppose its hard to find a lot of films about journalism?
Great professor and course!
Its good in the way it shows how things we see in mainstream media, and reality of things are different.
34. Would you recommend this instructor to other students? Why or why not?
yes! his teaching method is amazing. he makes complex topics soo easy to understand
Yes, he is a fair teacher, knows his stuff.
Yup this is a good elective course
Yes, teaches good ethics. Opens your eyes to what journalists or the government that they write about may be doing that is unethical for the public.
Yes, I would. As a matter of fact, I already have. My friend is into the subject Journalism and I recommended Professor Liedemann because of his skills in teaching and grading.
Yeah its a good course, makes you realize some things about whats going on around you.
yes, I would recommend Mr. Leidemann because he is a great teacher and he always makes sure that his students understand the movie and the topic for that nights class.
I would recommend Mr. Liedemann to other students i really liked his class, it was very thought provoking, and pushed everyone to see things from very different perspectives, and we were all able to discuss the things we saw and how we felt about them.
35. Other comments:
Good job
Happy holidays!

Michael Leidemann: JOUR205, Fall 2013     Back to top

Campus: Honolulu Community College Department: Journalism
Course: JOUR 205 - News Writing Crn (Section): 21576 (0)    
1. The amount of effort I put into this course was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Very Low   Low   Medium   High   Very High  
3.6 10 1.17 Freq(%) 1 (10%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 4 (40%) 2 (20%)
2. The number of times I was absent from class was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   0   1-2   3-4   5-7   8 or more  
2.7 10 1.25 Freq(%) 2 (20%) 2 (20%) 4 (40%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%)
3. The number of times I was tardy for class was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   0   1-2   3-4   5-7   8 or more  
2.1 10 0.74 Freq(%) 2 (20%) 5 (50%) 3 (30%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
4. The grade I expect in this class is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   F   D   C   B   A  
4.4 10 0.7 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 4 (40%) 5 (50%)
5. The number of semesters I have attended HCC - please note that by answering this question you could potentially jeopardize your anonymity
Mean N-Size Std Dev   1   2   3   4   5+  
2.89 10 1.45 Freq(%) 2 (20%) 1 (10%) 4 (40%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%)
6. My overall GPA at HCC is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Below 2.0   2.0-2.49   2.5-2.99   3.0-3.49   3.49-4.0  
3.3 10 1.34 Freq(%) 1 (10%) 2 (20%) 2 (20%) 3 (30%) 2 (20%)
7. For me, this course is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Required   Elective   General Education   Running Start   Other  
1.8 10 1.32 Freq(%) 6 (60%) 2 (20%) 1 (10%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%)
8. The instructor clearly explains course procedures (attendance, assignments, exams, etc.).
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.4 10 1.07 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 7 (70%)
9. The instructor uses class time well.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 10 0.85 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 1 (10%) 7 (70%)
10. The instructor is well-prepared and organized for class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.3 10 1.06 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 2 (20%) 6 (60%)
11. The instructor is available for help outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.3 10 1.34 Freq(%) 1 (10%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 7 (70%)
12. The instructor clearly explains the goals, objectives, and overall purpose of the course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 10 0.85 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 1 (10%) 7 (70%)
13. The instructor speaks clearly and is easy to understand.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.38 10 1.19 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 0 (0%) 6 (60%)
14. The instructor answers questions clearly.
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%) 8 (80%)
15. The instructor makes good use of examples in class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.6 10 0.7 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 2 (20%) 7 (70%)
16. The instructor appears to know his or her subject.
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%) 8 (80%)
17. The instructor clearly explains complex ideas.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.2 10 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 4 (40%) 4 (40%)
18. The instructor allows time for questions and encourages them.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 10 0.85 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 1 (10%) 7 (70%)
19. The instructor makes the material interesting.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.2 10 1.03 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 3 (30%) 5 (50%)
20. The instructor asks questions to see if students understand.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.3 10 1.06 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 2 (20%) 6 (60%)
21. The instructor treats all students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 10 0.85 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 1 (10%) 7 (70%)
22. The instructor is interested in the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.7 10 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 8 (80%)
23. The instructor is genuinely interested in students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.6 10 0.7 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 2 (20%) 7 (70%)
24. The instructor treats students with respect.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.7 10 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 8 (80%)
25. The instructor engages in a healthy exchange of ideas and opinions with students.
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%) 8 (80%)
26. The instructor grades tests fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.4 10 0.97 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 0 (0%) 7 (70%)
27. The instructor motivates students to do their best.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 10 0.97 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 0 (0%) 2 (20%) 7 (70%)
28. Overall, the instructor is a very good teacher.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.6 10 0.97 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 8 (80%)
29. Overall, this is a very important course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.11 10 1.05 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 3 (30%) 4 (40%)
30. Overall, this course is more important than I thought it would be.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.2 10 1.32 Freq(%) 1 (10%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 2 (20%) 6 (60%)
31. How did the instructor show concern for students?
He was available after class hours to go over any material I did not understand. He also understands that some students including myself are taking four or more classes and so when all teachers are expecting final papers and exams in the last week he was flexible for me to turn in my paper on the not assigned date.
He showed concern by always offering his best
He knew when to be serious and to make it fun for the students. He was relatable and really communicated he cared for us.
He was always making sure we knew what was due and when it was due, and was there for help outside of class. He answered questions clearly and made an effort to make sure we knew what he was talking about.
Michael Leidemann showed concern for his student by making sure we were doing assignments correctly. He talked to us throughout an entire assignment and help immensely.
The way Michael Leidemann showed concern for students was always being available when they need him. He always made sure that no one was offended, especially since this is also an ethics class as well.
He spoke nicely to everyone-- never put anyone down rudely and publicly. He is more my idea of the kind of teacher others could follow in his attitude toward students. He showed them normal respect and approached them in a normally, kind yet instructive attitude.
He corrects papers carefully and encourages students to ask questions and see his for help.
32. What did you especially like/dislike about the way the instructor taught this course?
I like that he held most classes in the HCC Ka La newsroom center. Being in the action of things was educational to see the daily events of a school newspaper headquarter.
I liked how he approached writing and made it interesting for us
I liked that he cracked jokes throughout the lesson, to keep us attentive and engaged. I disliked that he didn't reply back to my emails in a timely matter.
I like how he took the time to talk about the ethics of the course, it was really fun and interesting to learn about. Journalism is a really hard subject to learn and perform, and Mike has the real world experience to help.
I liked the way he gave us back our work with constructive criticism. He helped make our writing better and educated us about ethics.
I liked that he was a journalist himself. I liked the way he explained some of his experiences and the way that the world of journalism is.
Well, homosexuality was an issue. I have homosexual friends, and it is not a problem; but as an example, he asked a male student if he would marry him, in class. It kind of made me sick, as he did that a few times one morning in his talk about those things-- same student-- as an "example" showing him it wasn't that bad or weird. The kid agreed with him. Maybe OK, but sort of made me feel ill. I walked in on homosexual friends having sex, and the whole room stunk like sh--... big guys. I have a few pretty unpleasant experiences seeing them swearing and threatening someone's life who was weaker, ganging up, while dressed up in female attire. Just not appealing to come on.
I especially liked having a guest speaker who knew the business as well as he does, watch movies to show us what happens as well, and coving the ethic topics.
33. What else would you like to say about this instructor/course?
That I really enjoyed this class and it is a bummer that I can not at least minor in journalism
Overall great class! I hope you transfer to UH, by the time I get there!
He is a great guy and his course is really interesting. Going out of your comfort zone to interview people for homework was a little interesting. The course was fun and I learned a lot.
He is very personal and connects with his students. HIs class is fun but still filled with work.
Very fair, yet you learn so much in this course.
Great course, wonderful teacher, SUPER! I admire his background in news writing.
Anyone can benefit from the course and the ethics portion is interesting and eye opening.
34. Would you recommend this instructor to other students? Why or why not?
Yes, he is experienced in his field and makes the subject interesting and also his emphasizing the importance of ethical practices in journalism.
Yes because he makes the class fun and interesting and makes you want to achieve your goals
YES! He embodies all the characteristics of great teacher: informative, enjoyable and relatable.
Yes, his class explains the news process and I understand the newspaper easily now. The material is fun to learn and can be used in life.
I would recommend Michael Leidemen because its a very interesting class. He is a good teacher and helps out a lot.
Yes, because this class goes over a lot of ethical issues that students should be exposed too, and the style of writing is very different and interesting.
Yes!
yes, anyone can benefit from it even if they do not want to go into journalism
35. Other comments:
I really would've liked learning more about current articles rather then past ones.
Great person and fun class, it will be missed.
Awesome teacher!
I can't emphasize enough how this course enriched my life.

Michael Leidemann: JOUR285V, Fall 2013     Back to top

Campus: Honolulu Community College Department: Journalism
Course: JOUR 285V - Newspaper Laboratory Crn (Section): 21664 (0)    
1. The amount of effort I put into this course was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Very Low   Low   Medium   High   Very High  
5.0 2 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (100%)
2. The number of times I was absent from class was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   0   1-2   3-4   5-7   8 or more  
3.0 2 2.83 Freq(%) 1 (50%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (50%)
3. The number of times I was tardy for class was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   0   1-2   3-4   5-7   8 or more  
1.5 2 0.71 Freq(%) 1 (50%) 1 (50%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
4. The grade I expect in this class is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   F   D   C   B   A  
5.0 2 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (100%)
5. The number of semesters I have attended HCC - please note that by answering this question you could potentially jeopardize your anonymity
Mean N-Size Std Dev   1   2   3   4   5+  
4.5 2 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (50%) 1 (50%)
6. My overall GPA at HCC is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Below 2.0   2.0-2.49   2.5-2.99   3.0-3.49   3.49-4.0  
5.0 2 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (100%)
7. For me, this course is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Required   Elective   General Education   Running Start   Other  
2.0 2 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 2 (100%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor clearly explains course procedures (attendance, assignments, exams, etc.).
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%) 2 (100%)
9. The instructor uses class time 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%) 0 (0%) 2 (100%)
10. The instructor is well-prepared and organized for class.
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%) 2 (100%)
11. The instructor is available for help outside of class.
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%) 2 (100%)
12. The instructor clearly explains the goals, objectives, and overall purpose of the course.
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%) 2 (100%)
13. The instructor speaks clearly and is easy to understand.
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%) 2 (100%)
14. The instructor answers questions clearly.
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%) 2 (100%)
15. The instructor makes good use of examples in class.
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%) 2 (100%)
16. The instructor appears to know his or her subject.
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%) 2 (100%)
17. The instructor clearly explains complex ideas.
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%) 2 (100%)
18. The instructor allows time for questions and encourages them.
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%) 2 (100%)
19. The instructor makes the material interesting.
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%) 2 (100%)
20. The instructor asks questions to see if students understand.
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%) 2 (100%)
21. The instructor treats all students fairly.
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%) 2 (100%)
22. The instructor is interested in 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%) 0 (0%) 2 (100%)
23. The instructor is genuinely interested in students.
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%) 2 (100%)
24. The instructor treats students with respect.
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%) 2 (100%)
25. The instructor engages in a healthy exchange of ideas and opinions with students.
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%) 2 (100%)
26. The instructor grades tests fairly.
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%) 2 (100%)
27. The instructor motivates students to do their best.
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%) 2 (100%)
28. Overall, the instructor is a very good teacher.
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%) 2 (100%)
29. Overall, this is a very important course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 2 1.41 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (50%) 0 (0%) 1 (50%)
30. Overall, this course is more important than I thought it would be.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 2 1.41 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (50%) 0 (0%) 1 (50%)
31. How did the instructor show concern for students?
He was always their when you needed him.
Leidemann is lenient on students who turn in assignments late for genuine reasons.
32. What did you especially like/dislike about the way the instructor taught this course?
I loved everything about his class amazing teacher.
Leidemann is a very hands-off type of professor who allows students to try and make mistakes first rather than hover behind them to scold at the first accident.
33. What else would you like to say about this instructor/course?
N/a
This course is very good for students who would like a beginners course in creating a newspaper.
34. Would you recommend this instructor to other students? Why or why not?
Absolutely!!!! He makes the class fun to learn.
Yes. Leidemann is very easy and agreeable to work with.
35. Other comments:
I am always honored to work with Leidemann.

Michael Leidemann: JOUR150, Spring 2013     Back to top

Campus: Honolulu Community College Department: Language Arts
Course: JOUR 150 - The Media and Society Crn (Section): 23643 (0)     24283 (0)    
1. The amount of effort I put into this course was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Very Low   Low   Medium   High   Very High  
4.29 7 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (20%) 5 (71%) 2 (29%)
2. The number of times I was absent from class was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   0   1-2   3-4   5-7   8 or more  
2.47 15 0.83 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 3 (43%) 3 (43%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
3. The number of times I was tardy for class was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   0   1-2   3-4   5-7   8 or more  
1.93 15 1.22 Freq(%) 8 (53%) 4 (57%) 1 (14%) 3 (20%) 0 (0%)
4. The grade I expect in this class is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   F   D   C   B   A  
4.33 7 0.82 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 2 (29%) 3 (43%)
5. The number of semesters I have attended HCC - please note that by answering this question you could potentially jeopardize your anonymity
Mean N-Size Std Dev   1   2   3   4   5+  
3.14 7 1.77 Freq(%) 2 (29%) 6 (40%) 0 (0%) 2 (29%) 2 (29%)
6. My overall GPA at HCC is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Below 2.0   2.0-2.49   2.5-2.99   3.0-3.49   3.49-4.0  
3.17 7 1.47 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 1 (14%) 0 (0%) 5 (33%)
7. For me, this course is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Required   Elective   General Education   Running Start   Other  
1.57 7 0.53 Freq(%) 3 (43%) 4 (57%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor clearly explains course procedures (attendance, assignments, exams, etc.).
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.29 7 0.76 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 3 (43%) 3 (43%)
9. The instructor uses class time well.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.14 7 1.07 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (43%) 3 (43%)
10. The instructor is well-prepared and organized for class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 7 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 4 (27%) 5 (71%)
11. The instructor is available for help outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 15 0.72 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 1 (14%) 6 (40%) 3 (43%)
12. The instructor clearly explains the goals, objectives, and overall purpose of the course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.43 7 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (29%) 4 (57%)
13. The instructor speaks clearly and is easy to understand.
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%) 6 (40%)
14. The instructor answers questions clearly.
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%) 8 (53%)
15. The instructor makes good use of examples in class.
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%)
16. The instructor appears to know his or her subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.86 7 0.38 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (33%) 6 (86%)
17. The instructor clearly explains complex ideas.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.53 15 0.64 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 5 (33%) 4 (57%)
18. The instructor allows time for questions and encourages them.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.53 15 0.64 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 0 (0%) 6 (86%)
19. The instructor makes the material interesting.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.43 7 1.13 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 2 (13%) 1 (14%) 5 (71%)
20. The instructor asks questions to see if students understand.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.29 7 0.95 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 1 (14%) 4 (57%)
21. The instructor treats all students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 7 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 9 (60%)
22. The instructor is interested in the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.86 7 0.38 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 10 (67%)
23. The instructor is genuinely interested in students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 7 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 1 (14%) 5 (71%)
24. The instructor treats students with respect.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.86 7 0.38 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (33%) 6 (86%)
25. The instructor engages in a healthy exchange of ideas and opinions with students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.6 15 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (27%) 5 (71%)
26. The instructor grades tests fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.47 15 0.64 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 2 (29%) 3 (43%)
27. The instructor motivates students to do their best.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.14 7 1.21 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 4 (57%)
28. Overall, the instructor is a very good teacher.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 7 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 1 (14%) 5 (71%)
29. Overall, this is a very important course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 7 1.55 Freq(%) 1 (14%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (29%) 8 (53%)
30. Overall, this course is more important than I thought it would be.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.14 7 1.46 Freq(%) 1 (14%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (29%) 7 (47%)
31. How did the instructor show concern for students?
he was available for help outside class: in office or through email. he replies soon to email and with clear explanations.
Mr. Leidemann makes every effort to make himself available to his students and knows his material well.
He did good job with students
I thought that he was really good at gathering the students feedback on each subject and then catering each lesson accordingly. Also if there was an issue in understanding a particular a topic, he would go in depth with the student (or class) until it was resolved.
for everything he taught us
helped out student and explained very well
he was always there whenever i needed help.
He was able to provide answers for those who didn't understand. He is always open to hear what the students had to say.
Mr. Leidemann gives everyone a fair chance to voice their opinion during class, which he accepts fairly and encourages the value of speaking your mind.
He asked us our opinions on various subjects and topics throughout the course.
he listened to students well, but he sometimes said to us, "I don't know." for our questions.
After they all completed their tasks he asked individually how their thoughts on Journalism.
Keeps up with the final project.
asked me where I was when I was gone for a while
Mr.Leidemann shows his concern as I would prefer any instructor, a non- biased caring individual imparting his responsibility as instructor and taking the task as the university charge of his students with care. We hope we are responsible adult students but if we are not this would be handled with respect and tack by him. I respect Mr. Leidemann.
Well to me, just from witnessing the way he speaks to students he is very supportive to their ideas, and discussions in class, not only this even after class he seems more than happy to stick around and discuss and help the students for any purpose necessary pertaining to the classroom.
Honestly, I have no idea if he had concerns for us.
32. What did you especially like/dislike about the way the instructor taught this course?
i liked how he was well prepared for each class. he uses a lot of interesting material to make the class interesting. he also uses a lot of current and actualized resources.
I loved the class
I like everything about the class
I thought that it was great how he incorporated various media to teach the subjects (such as newspaper, documentaries, youtube, social media websites). However, I just wish that they would have been set-up prior to class starting, since there were some technical difficulties at times. In addition to this, I liked the free writes. I thought that even though this was not a writing intensive course, this helped in getting our thoughts down. Consequently, our thoughts were in order when we began our class discussions. Last I really liked that throughout this whole course the class was involved in either discussions, debates, going out into the "field" to finish projects.
I don't know
all the topics i like
i liked that he chose interesting topics and allows you to choose your own topics for assignments.
I liked how he was able to show us the different types of journalism & the impacts it can created on the world
I liked the documentary videos shown, I found them to be quite interesting and very informative.
Sometimes I felt like I was staring off into space because his monotone was hypnotizing. I felt saying "Bueller? Bueller?" almost every other day in class. He didn't catch my attention.
I liked him. He helped me journalism interested.
His effort and expert information.
Engages class to discuss contemporary issues
Very easy class
He kept it on subject.
When this class began, I really did not expect the course track it took. I even wrote an email to Mr. Leidemann asking if I was in the right class. He reassured me that my concerns were, maybe expected, but that he did have the course fully loaded and to expect work to be returned. I can tell you that he did have an expectation of the student and there is work to be turned in. I will find out how I fared in his course, by the grade I will receive soon.
I like this style of course with the video learning, when I talked with Mike a little while ago about classroom lecture learning vs video, and i think that students will be more interested in the video courses, makes it more enjoyable yet still understanding at the same time for what the point is trying to be gotten across that day and how it relates to journalism. Maybe just the long classes should be available instead of the shorter ones, the students will be more prone to get involved too.
I like the way he allowed us to debate and discuss movie content as well as certain subjects that were happening outside of the classroom. I greatly disliked how the whole semester was basically taught by movies. I mean, we watched movies every week. If I would have known all it takes is to watch movies to learn about journalism, I would have saved the financial aid the money and gathered movies on Netflix.
33. What else would you like to say about this instructor/course?
great instructor!
He offers extra credit and encourages students to get involved in HCCs news paper and college activities.
I would say he is a good teacher
I really liked that he helped us to think from a journalist's perspective. I feel that because he worked at the Advertiser, his experiences really assisted with his explanations of certain concepts.
Nothing
its a fun curse
I found out that i really enjoy journalism and i'm glad i decided to take this course.
It's a course I would recommand. It's fun to learn about.
My best course this semester. Mr. Leidemann has great experience from working in the journalism industry and his background is highly respected, which makes the course very much effective.
He's a very passionate teacher and has a great perspective about the modern and previous eras of journalism, etc.
He showed us some movies, but those were boring. I wanted to watch other movie. He sometimes spoke too fast to understand.
He is a fair and respectful.
Leidemann should learn how to better use a computer
Michael is a very nice teacher
Good course material.
Mr. Leidemann, cared in how you the student ought to draw out the truths he was imparting through out the class and different formats that his world of journalism revolves about,he expects and I fully agree, that you give in the highest respect for the truth be told and to impart the proper care in handling all aspects of the materials used and that as well,respect the human factor, by all means, show compassion, truth, in-sight, far-sight, be focused and verify, verify, verify. And show by habit the expected mannerisms this type of work demands from you the eyes, ears and heart and soul, in voice of your soul and respect your earned impeccable background.
I honestly feel that if everyone does not receive a B or an A in this class, Mr. Leidemann should be counseled and observed. I have found no great positive in his method of teaching this course. I feel even if someone did not participate at all in this class, they should be given at least a C.
34. Would you recommend this instructor to other students? Why or why not?
yes, very good teacher that cares for his students.
Yes, Jornalism is an effective way to get students involved in current events and to explore our moral values.
Yes I would recommend this to other students
Yes, he is a good instructor that really tries to obtain the feedback from students in order to cater the course topics to relevant topics.
It's up to them
yes its a fun class
of course, i already have.
Yes, because not only does he show concern for his students, he tries to provide a variety of topics for us to learn by journalism. He helps us understand the world better through a journalists point of veiw.
Yes, I have learned a lot from this course and has definitely helped me to improve my writing skills and also view certain issues and subjects in ways that I haven't viewed before.
Yes, because he knows his stuff. No, because sometimes it can get a little boring and tedious.
I recommend him because I enjoyed thinking about social media.
Yes because he is a fair and respectful person
Yes. Very engaging class, interesting subject.
yes because his class is very easy
yes, it's a class almost everyone can learn from.
I believe the task that Mr. Leidemann is just and I could not give you anything to change or add to.
No I would not. It's nice to watch movies every now and then, honestly I cannot believe I sat through every one of them, but this is crazy. Like I mentioned, the financial aid could have been used for a better course. Honestly, financial aid should get there money back and I should not have to pay for this lousy course.
35. Other comments:
Please continue to offer this course for future students who attend HCC.
Nope
n/a
One of the best courses during my time here at HCC.
nothing special.
He is a good teacher
N/A
Good class
Thank You for this class, I finally enjoyed some college.
None...

Michael Leidemann: JOUR205, Spring 2013     Back to top

Campus: Honolulu Community College Department: Journalism
Course: JOUR 205 - News Writing Crn (Section): 24104 (0)    
1. The amount of effort I put into this course was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Very Low   Low   Medium   High   Very High  
4.6 5 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (40%) 3 (60%)
2. The number of times I was absent from class was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   0   1-2   3-4   5-7   8 or more  
2.2 5 0.84 Freq(%) 1 (20%) 2 (40%) 2 (40%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
3. The number of times I was tardy for class was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   0   1-2   3-4   5-7   8 or more  
1.6 5 0.89 Freq(%) 3 (60%) 1 (20%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
4. The grade I expect in this class is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   F   D   C   B   A  
4.6 5 0.55 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (40%) 3 (60%)
5. The number of semesters I have attended HCC - please note that by answering this question you could potentially jeopardize your anonymity
Mean N-Size Std Dev   1   2   3   4   5+  
3.2 5 0.84 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 2 (40%) 2 (40%) 0 (0%)
6. My overall GPA at HCC is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Below 2.0   2.0-2.49   2.5-2.99   3.0-3.49   3.49-4.0  
3.0 5 1.58 Freq(%) 1 (20%) 1 (20%) 1 (20%) 1 (20%) 1 (20%)
7. For me, this course is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Required   Elective   General Education   Running Start   Other  
2.4 5 1.95 Freq(%) 3 (60%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (20%) 1 (20%)
8. The instructor clearly explains course procedures (attendance, assignments, exams, etc.).
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 (100%)
9. The instructor uses class time well.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
5.0 5 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (100%)
10. The instructor is well-prepared and organized for class.
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 (100%)
11. The instructor is available for help outside of class.
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 (100%)
12. The instructor clearly explains the goals, objectives, and overall purpose of the course.
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 (100%)
13. The instructor speaks clearly and is easy to understand.
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 (100%)
14. The instructor answers questions clearly.
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 (100%)
15. The instructor makes good use of examples in class.
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 (100%)
16. The instructor appears to know his or her subject.
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 (100%)
17. The instructor clearly explains complex ideas.
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 (100%)
18. The instructor allows time for questions and encourages them.
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 (100%)
19. The instructor makes the material interesting.
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 (100%)
20. The instructor asks questions to see if students understand.
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 (100%)
21. The instructor treats all students fairly.
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 (100%)
22. The instructor is interested in the subject matter.
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 (100%)
23. The instructor is genuinely interested in students.
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 (100%)
24. The instructor treats students with respect.
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 (100%)
25. The instructor engages in a healthy exchange of ideas and opinions with students.
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 (100%)
26. The instructor grades tests fairly.
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 (100%)
27. The instructor motivates students to do their best.
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 (100%)
28. Overall, the instructor is a very good teacher.
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 (100%)
29. Overall, this is a very important course.
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 (100%)
30. Overall, this course is more important than I thought it would be.
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 (100%)
31. How did the instructor show concern for students?
He kept in constant correspondence to insure completion of assignments. He was very flexible when it came to student schedule, and I valued that. Professor Leidemann was definitely my favorite instructor this semester.
He was able to go outside of class time and just check in with the student to see how they are doing. He is a very caring teacher.
he was available to give explanations outside of class.
Mr.Leidemann is an exceptional teacher with a strong knowledge of this class. He has real life experiences and explains everything we do in class is put toward something. Its an experience that will be carried over to other classes and real life situations. He is always willing to help, easy to get in contact with. His response time is within hours FAST.We are allowed to share questions and concerns with anything we do, it brings that feeling that he really does care.
32. What did you especially like/dislike about the way the instructor taught this course?
Professor Leidemann mixed a little bit of everything, including on-campus writing exercises that took our class outside of the classroom, as well as your in-class assignments and lecture; this class was highly interactive and I thoroughly enjoyed being there.
Mr. Leidemann is very knowledgeable about this subject matter and is able to share his passion and knowledge of this. He explained the subject through the eyes of a actual reporter.
I liked the structure that he used. how he was going from one topic to another was very smooth. the class overall is very intense but he made it very interesting. he was very organized and he definitely taught a lot.
The experience he has had in the field really legitimizes the course.Opinions can be shared with keeping in mind the ethics portion.Th subject is fascinating because of the way he teaches the course. He teaches through experience and real life examples. The course required a lot of writing but step by step in different styles to make one a great writer.
33. What else would you like to say about this instructor/course?
It was AWESOME.
I really enjoy taking Mr. Leidemann's classes. He is an excellent teacher!
Great teacher!Very professional at the same time always willing and able to help with anything you might be stuck on. You can tell he loves teaching this subject.
34. Would you recommend this instructor to other students? Why or why not?
I would recommend his course to any writer or journalist.
Yes I would recommend Mr. Leidemann's classes to other students and I have recommended them. He is a very good teacher and is very knowledgeable. Through his writing style you view the world a little differently and why reporters do their writing the way they do.
definitely yes!
YES one of the best teachers at HCC he really shows that he cares about the subject and students. Hes readily available and will give you the push and motivation as well as set you in the right direction.HCC could not have hired a better teacher for Journalism classes.Ive come to love the subject.
35. Other comments:
I'm taking his next class because this one was so good.
Thank you Mike! I really enjoyed your class!
I learned more in this class than I have in my previous English classes. This had to do with real life experience and Mr.Leidemann really made the class come to life. Wonderful teacher with great knowledge. He inspires all to be the best.

Michael Leidemann: JOUR285V, Spring 2013     Back to top

Campus: Honolulu Community College Department: Journalism
Course: JOUR 285V - Newspaper Laboratory Crn (Section): 24247 (0)    
1. The amount of effort I put into this course was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Very Low   Low   Medium   High   Very High  
4.0 2 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (100%) 0 (0%)
2. The number of times I was absent from class was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   0   1-2   3-4   5-7   8 or more  
1.5 2 0.71 Freq(%) 1 (50%) 1 (50%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
3. The number of times I was tardy for class was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   0   1-2   3-4   5-7   8 or more  
1.0 2 0.0 Freq(%) 2 (100%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
4. The grade I expect in this class is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   F   D   C   B   A  
5.0 2 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (100%)
5. The number of semesters I have attended HCC - please note that by answering this question you could potentially jeopardize your anonymity
Mean N-Size Std Dev   1   2   3   4   5+  
4.0 2 0.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (100%) 0 (0%)
6. My overall GPA at HCC is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Below 2.0   2.0-2.49   2.5-2.99   3.0-3.49   3.49-4.0  
4.5 2 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (50%) 1 (50%)
7. For me, this course is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Required   Elective   General Education   Running Start   Other  
1.5 2 0.71 Freq(%) 1 (50%) 1 (50%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor clearly explains course procedures (attendance, assignments, exams, etc.).
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%) 2 (100%)
9. The instructor uses class time 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%) 0 (0%) 2 (100%)
10. The instructor is well-prepared and organized for class.
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%) 2 (100%)
11. The instructor is available for help outside of class.
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%) 2 (100%)
12. The instructor clearly explains the goals, objectives, and overall purpose of the course.
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%) 2 (100%)
13. The instructor speaks clearly and is easy to understand.
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%) 2 (100%)
14. The instructor answers questions clearly.
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%) 2 (100%)
15. The instructor makes good use of examples in class.
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%) 2 (100%)
16. The instructor appears to know his or her subject.
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%) 2 (100%)
17. The instructor clearly explains complex ideas.
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%) 2 (100%)
18. The instructor allows time for questions and encourages them.
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%) 2 (100%)
19. The instructor makes the material interesting.
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%) 2 (100%)
20. The instructor asks questions to see if students understand.
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%) 2 (100%)
21. The instructor treats all students fairly.
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%) 2 (100%)
22. The instructor is interested in 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%) 0 (0%) 2 (100%)
23. The instructor is genuinely interested in students.
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%) 2 (100%)
24. The instructor treats students with respect.
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%) 2 (100%)
25. The instructor engages in a healthy exchange of ideas and opinions with students.
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%) 2 (100%)
26. The instructor grades tests fairly.
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%) 2 (100%)
27. The instructor motivates students to do their best.
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%) 2 (100%)
28. Overall, the instructor is a very good teacher.
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%) 2 (100%)
29. Overall, this is a very important course.
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%) 2 (100%)
30. Overall, this course is more important than I thought it would be.
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%) 2 (100%)
31. How did the instructor show concern for students?
he was available for help outside class. he gives clear explanations!
32. What did you especially like/dislike about the way the instructor taught this course?
No survey responses were found.
33. What else would you like to say about this instructor/course?
Michael makes his best to make an interesting class and it really works!
34. Would you recommend this instructor to other students? Why or why not?
yes!
35. Other comments:
I learned a lot!

Michael Leidemann: ENG100, Fall 2012     Back to top

Campus: Honolulu Community College Department: English
Course: ENG 100 - Composition I Crn (Section): 20246 (0)    
1. The amount of effort I put into this course was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Very Low   Low   Medium   High   Very High  
3.94 16 0.77 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (31%) 7 (44%) 4 (25%)
2. The number of times I was absent from class was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   0   1-2   3-4   5-7   8 or more  
2.06 16 0.68 Freq(%) 3 (19%) 9 (56%) 4 (25%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
3. The number of times I was tardy for class was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   0   1-2   3-4   5-7   8 or more  
1.5 16 0.52 Freq(%) 8 (50%) 8 (50%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
4. The grade I expect in this class is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   F   D   C   B   A  
4.06 16 0.77 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (25%) 7 (44%) 5 (31%)
5. The number of semesters I have attended HCC - please note that by answering this question you could potentially jeopardize your anonymity
Mean N-Size Std Dev   1   2   3   4   5+  
2.06 16 1.53 Freq(%) 10 (63%) 0 (0%) 3 (19%) 1 (6%) 2 (13%)
6. My overall GPA at HCC is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Below 2.0   2.0-2.49   2.5-2.99   3.0-3.49   3.49-4.0  
3.31 16 1.25 Freq(%) 2 (13%) 2 (13%) 3 (19%) 7 (44%) 2 (13%)
7. For me, this course is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Required   Elective   General Education   Running Start   Other  
1.56 16 0.89 Freq(%) 11 (69%) 1 (6%) 4 (25%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor clearly explains course procedures (attendance, assignments, exams, etc.).
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.63 16 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (38%) 10 (63%)
9. The instructor uses class time well.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.38 16 0.81 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 0 (0%) 7 (44%) 8 (50%)
10. The instructor is well-prepared and organized for class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.44 16 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 7 (44%) 8 (50%)
11. The instructor is available for help outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.44 16 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 7 (44%) 8 (50%)
12. The instructor clearly explains the goals, objectives, and overall purpose of the course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.56 16 0.51 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (44%) 9 (56%)
13. The instructor speaks clearly and is easy to understand.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.69 16 0.48 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (31%) 11 (69%)
14. The instructor answers questions clearly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 16 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 8 (50%) 8 (50%)
15. The instructor makes good use of examples in class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.38 16 0.62 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 8 (50%) 7 (44%)
16. The instructor appears to know his or her subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.81 16 0.4 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (19%) 13 (81%)
17. The instructor clearly explains complex ideas.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.25 16 0.68 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (13%) 8 (50%) 6 (38%)
18. The instructor allows time for questions and encourages them.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.63 16 0.5 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (38%) 10 (63%)
19. The instructor makes the material interesting.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.31 16 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 0 (0%) 8 (50%) 7 (44%)
20. The instructor asks questions to see if students understand.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 16 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (25%) 12 (75%)
21. The instructor treats all students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.69 16 0.48 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (31%) 11 (69%)
22. The instructor is interested in the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.81 16 0.4 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (19%) 13 (81%)
23. The instructor is genuinely interested in students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.44 16 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 7 (44%) 8 (50%)
24. The instructor treats students with respect.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 16 0.45 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (25%) 12 (75%)
25. The instructor engages in a healthy exchange of ideas and opinions with students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.69 16 0.48 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (31%) 11 (69%)
26. The instructor grades tests fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 16 0.73 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (13%) 4 (25%) 10 (63%)
27. The instructor motivates students to do their best.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.69 16 0.48 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (31%) 11 (69%)
28. Overall, the instructor is a very good teacher.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.69 16 0.48 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (31%) 11 (69%)
29. Overall, this is a very important course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.44 16 0.73 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (13%) 5 (31%) 9 (56%)
30. Overall, this course is more important than I thought it would be.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.19 16 0.91 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (31%) 3 (19%) 8 (50%)
31. How did the instructor show concern for students?
asks if we have questions
He always ask question and is always there for help
He made sure to check up on us whether it would be as a class or one-on-one to discuss how were doing on previous assignments and etc. He always ensures that we all understand what's going on during or after each class period.
Mr Leidemann always made sure all of his student knew exactly what to do and made the material extremely easy and simple for us.
He explained how we should do our assignments. He gave us outlines to follow while writting papers which helped a lot. really good teacher
he makes sure that we understand the assignments that he gives us
He asked how they were doing with their papers or assignments.
He always ask about the progress of their work whether it be a research paper or mywritinglab.
Asks if they understand.
Mike gave us time to make sure we understand and is always opened minded to any questions we have.
He showed his concern by offering his help and his advice inside or outside of the classroom and wants everyone in class to pass.
He asks questions about if anyone understands or does not understand what he is trying to say. He also actively tries to get all the students in the class to participate in the class discussion.
He would ask if we needed help or gave a little extension if we needed
32. What did you especially like/dislike about the way the instructor taught this course?
hes a good speaker
He knows what he is teaching and he provides a lot of information and revisions for essays
What I liked was the way he was so interested in teaching and instilling various types of information and writing techniques.
He talked to us like equals, not as students. (related to us better)
he explained everything clearly and gave us a good amount of time to finish each writing assignment
he gave us a good amount of time to do the assignments and he went over the corrections with us to make sure that we understood how to do it.
There's nothing i disliked about his teaching.
He always tries to get everyone involve by pairing us in groups and always ask us our opinion about the lesson.
He is very friendly which makes us cooperate more.
The materials, such as articles, pictures and videos, he uses for writing exercises along with group activities helps out a lot. It made writing assignments easier and more interesting.
There is nothing I disliked about the way he has taught this course. I did like that fact that he encouraged everyone to pass and is willing to help. I also like how he expressed his feelings and opinions of things openly and was honest about how he felt about whatever we discussed and he can back his argument or rebuttal.
I like the way he could take either side of an argument and convincingly argue about why a certain issue was good or not. I also liked how he used visual examples to go along with what he lectured about, such as pulling up an example research paper and explaining what made it a great paper. There isn't much about the way he taught this course that I disliked.
He taught everything clearly. Nothing was really hard to understand.
33. What else would you like to say about this instructor/course?
hes good
Good teacher
It's a good course, just make sure to do ALL assignments.
I learned a lot, and it was a fun course
it was a good course, taught well, good teacher
he's a good teacher,and seems to know what he is teaching the students.
He made our assignments understandable to us. gave us examples with everyday life things we understood.
It is very straight-forward, and covers the aspects of how to write a paper proper. Not only in grammar and punctuation, but also in context of the paper.
In my past school years, I didn't really like English. I always thought English and Writing was so difficult for me to do. Having Mike as my Instructor, I understand writing pertains to speaking properly. He taught me that writing is just like speaking your mind correctly and putting it on paper.
There is nothing more I can say about Mr. Leidemann's course.
This course has been a challenging course because writing is not one of my strengths, but Michael Leidemann takes the time to go over your papers and essays with you so you know what you need to improve on in your writing. The class has really developed my writing skills.
He was a good teacher.
34. Would you recommend this instructor to other students? Why or why not?
yea, because hes good
Yes I would because you will a lot from his class.
Yes I would recommend because of his teaching style and how he tries to make class as interesting as possible.
YES.
Yes. Very knowledgeable and willing to teach.
yes, because he teaches in a clear way and for all the reasons stated above.
yes, because he makes class fun while at the same time we are still learning English.
yes, he is a very nice and kind teacher.
Yes, he teaches fairly and easy to understand what he is trying to teach. He tries to incorporate relevant topics into the lesson such as the rail system in Hawaii.
Yes, he has a good amount of knowledge.
Yes, he is an overall great instructor who always there to help out if we need it.
I do recommend Mr. Leidemann because he is offering his own time to help his students and will take his students step by step in English 100. He is fair when it comes to assignments and tests.
I would recommend Michael Leidemann because his teaching is effective. He uses things that appeal to most of the five senses in order to help develop a student's writing skills.
Yes i would recommend him because he is a good and helpful teacher.
35. Other comments:
hes good
no other comments

Michael Leidemann: JOUR150, Spring 2012     Back to top

Campus: Honolulu Community College Department: Language Arts
Course: JOUR 150 - The Media and Society Crn (Section): 23643 (0)    
1. The amount of effort I put into this course was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Very Low   Low   Medium   High   Very High  
3.7 10 0.95 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6 (60%) 1 (10%) 3 (30%)
2. The number of times I was absent from class was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   0   1-2   3-4   5-7   8 or more  
2.78 9 1.2 Freq(%) 1 (11%) 3 (33%) 3 (33%) 1 (11%) 1 (11%)
3. The number of times I was tardy for class was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   0   1-2   3-4   5-7   8 or more  
2.5 10 0.97 Freq(%) 1 (10%) 5 (50%) 2 (20%) 2 (20%) 0 (0%)
4. The grade I expect in this class is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   F   D   C   B   A  
3.8 10 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (40%) 4 (40%) 2 (20%)
5. The number of semesters I have attended HCC - please note that by answering this question you could potentially jeopardize your anonymity
Mean N-Size Std Dev   1   2   3   4   5+  
2.89 9 1.27 Freq(%) 1 (11%) 3 (33%) 2 (22%) 2 (22%) 1 (11%)
6. My overall GPA at HCC is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Below 2.0   2.0-2.49   2.5-2.99   3.0-3.49   3.49-4.0  
3.33 9 0.87 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 2 (22%) 2 (22%) 5 (56%) 0 (0%)
7. For me, this course is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Required   Elective   General Education   Running Start   Other  
2.4 10 1.26 Freq(%) 2 (20%) 5 (50%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%)
8. The instructor clearly explains course procedures (attendance, assignments, exams, etc.).
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 10 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 3 (30%) 6 (60%)
9. The instructor uses class time well.
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%) 8 (80%)
10. The instructor is well-prepared and organized for class.
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%) 6 (60%)
11. The instructor is available for help outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.2 10 0.92 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 2 (20%) 5 (50%)
12. The instructor clearly explains the goals, objectives, and overall purpose of the course.
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%) 6 (67%)
13. The instructor speaks clearly and is easy to understand.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.7 10 0.48 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 7 (70%)
14. The instructor answers questions clearly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.3 10 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 5 (50%) 4 (40%)
15. The instructor makes good use of examples in class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.7 10 0.67 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 8 (80%)
16. The instructor appears to know his or her subject.
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 clearly explains complex ideas.
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%)
18. The instructor allows time for questions and encourages them.
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%)
19. The instructor makes the material interesting.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.6 10 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (40%) 6 (60%)
20. The instructor asks questions to see if students understand.
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%)
21. The instructor treats all students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.9 10 0.32 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 9 (90%)
22. The instructor is interested in the subject matter.
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%)
23. The instructor is genuinely interested in 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%)
24. The instructor treats students with respect.
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%)
25. The instructor engages in a healthy exchange of ideas and opinions with students.
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%)
26. The instructor grades tests fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.1 10 0.88 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 3 (30%) 4 (40%)
27. The instructor motivates students to do their best.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.7 10 0.48 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 7 (70%)
28. Overall, the instructor is a very good teacher.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.7 10 0.48 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 7 (70%)
29. Overall, this is a very important course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.1 10 0.88 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 3 (30%) 4 (40%)
30. Overall, this course is more important than I thought it would be.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.8 10 1.4 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 3 (30%) 1 (10%) 1 (10%) 5 (50%)
31. How did the instructor show concern for students?
By always asking us questions and trying to get us involved in group discussions.
He emails you really quickly and tells you more about a certain topic than you would expect. He is very helpful when you have questions. He also learns your name which to me is very important because I feel more connected as a student than just another random student in class.
He makes sure that his students know that they can come to him for help
He would talk to us one one if we need more explanation toward any of the work done in or out of the class.
One method Professor Leidemann used that showed concern for students was using Laulima to allow students who infrequently appear in class the opportunity to perform the assignments and turn them in for credit. I especially like how all the materials that were going to be used for class were also on Laulima for students to use at their leisure. This allowed me to keep up with the class while I was tending to family concerns and was unable to attend the class for nearly a month. I'm not certain that this didn't have an impact on my grade, but I'm confident that by at least keeping with the assignments, I should be doing satisfactory.
He engages students in conversing about the material and getting feedback from the lesson involved. He is available outside of class time and after class speaks to individuals regarding their personal questions. He genuinely shows interest in students opinion.
He is constantly asking us opinions on a subject matter. If the student responds with a weak answer he won't let that person feel bad about chiming in.
Always know what they are interested in so he could plan future sessions about certain areas of the media.
he is a nice persons
I always encourages students to do their best in the class and was always allowed the students to ask questions.
32. What did you especially like/dislike about the way the instructor taught this course?
I especially liked the different areas of media we touched on. I didn't particularly dislike anything.
i like how we can explore about topics we all think about but never talk about like advertising on t-shirts. There were so many debatable topics in class, that outside of class no one will ever talk about. Its great to know what others think about a certain topic.
Very hands on and entertaining. that is both a like and dislike
I liked through the class was the fact that he had examples for the topic that we were talking about
I especially liked how the class used real examples of journalistic endeavors and events to showcase the various jobs and responsibilities that journalists have, and the impact of law and bias on how journalism was portrayed from both the perspective of the law and government and the journalists who investigate them. The only part of the class I did not enjoy was the beginning of the class, when the class assignments required a bit of socializing. Socializing is a personal weakness of mine, and I didn't enjoy it.
I enjoyed his use of material, the class discussions and the lessons and material he covered. I learned a lot as well as thought outside the box in regards to how the material applies to real world.
What I really like about this course is that were always talking about important issues and issues i never even knew about. I love the assignments but i feel like there should be more focus on journalistic writing and research.
I like how he has plenty of resources and different ways to approach media. He will look at one field from many angles.
very interesting fun visual way
I really liked being able to engage in group activities.
33. What else would you like to say about this instructor/course?
He's a good professor who has a obvious passion for journalism.
A very helpful professor overall and helps out on assignments you have questions about.
Nothing, it is fine the way it is
Your teaching method is very relaxed yet detailed. It makes it easy to absorb the information you're trying to share, and I especially enjoyed many of the historical examples showing the progress journalism has made to its modern incarnation.
This is a fun course and I think the teacher keeps it interesting.
I enjoyed this course, it wasn't really what i expected but overall i learned a lot. Maybe for next semester he could try discussing hot topics that happened recently. I thought that's what we were going to be doing, and then writing about it. I really wanted to improve on my writing a bit. Even though i feel it's at the same level i still found this course useful in other ways.
He is very passionate about the journalism and the media.
He is a good teacher
I really liked how he truly care about this subject which made it fun to be in class.
34. Would you recommend this instructor to other students? Why or why not?
Yes. He's a good professor who makes journalism a very interesting and intriuging subject.
Yes, a very interesting class were its more than just journalism. All topics about media and society.
Yes i would because he is a kind and understanding teacher
Yes i would recommended that other students should take his class to show that journalism is part of the past and preseent life and will be here for years to come
I would recommend him because his class is arranged in a way that allows students to keep up should problems arise that keep them from school. This is especially beneficial to some of my friends who lead busy lives and may not be able to keep a great attendance record.
Yes I learned a lot, had fun and he is a personable teacher.
i would recommend him to other students because i feel like he has alot to offer students as far as journalism goes.
He knows his field well. Everything is well researched and he has first hand expirience as a journalist.
yes because he is a great teacher
Yes I would.
35. Other comments:
nop.
I wish more students showed up to class. But that is out of any ones control.
I would have liked to cover cover some magazine journalism as well in our subject matter.
good job!
Love the class!

Michael Leidemann: JOUR205, Spring 2012     Back to top

Campus: Honolulu Community College Department: Journalism
Course: JOUR 205 - News Writing Crn (Section): 24104 (0)    
1. The amount of effort I put into this course was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Very Low   Low   Medium   High   Very High  
3.75 8 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (38%) 4 (50%) 1 (13%)
2. The number of times I was absent from class was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   0   1-2   3-4   5-7   8 or more  
2.25 8 0.89 Freq(%) 1 (13%) 5 (63%) 1 (13%) 1 (13%) 0 (0%)
3. The number of times I was tardy for class was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   0   1-2   3-4   5-7   8 or more  
1.38 8 0.52 Freq(%) 5 (63%) 3 (38%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
4. The grade I expect in this class is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   F   D   C   B   A  
4.38 8 0.74 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 3 (38%) 4 (50%)
5. The number of semesters I have attended HCC - please note that by answering this question you could potentially jeopardize your anonymity
Mean N-Size Std Dev   1   2   3   4   5+  
3.5 8 1.6 Freq(%) 1 (13%) 2 (25%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 3 (38%)
6. My overall GPA at HCC is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Below 2.0   2.0-2.49   2.5-2.99   3.0-3.49   3.49-4.0  
3.43 7 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (71%) 1 (14%) 1 (14%)
7. For me, this course is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Required   Elective   General Education   Running Start   Other  
1.88 8 0.64 Freq(%) 2 (25%) 5 (63%) 1 (13%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor clearly explains course procedures (attendance, assignments, exams, etc.).
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%)
9. The instructor uses class time well.
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%)
10. The instructor is well-prepared and organized for class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.38 8 0.74 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 3 (38%) 4 (50%)
11. The instructor is available for help outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.63 8 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (38%) 5 (63%)
12. The instructor clearly explains the goals, objectives, and overall purpose of the course.
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 speaks clearly and is easy to understand.
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 answers questions clearly.
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%)
15. The instructor makes good use of examples in class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 8 0.46 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 6 (75%)
16. The instructor appears to know his or her subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 8 0.46 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 6 (75%)
17. The instructor clearly explains complex ideas.
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%)
18. The instructor allows time for questions and encourages them.
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%)
19. The instructor makes the material interesting.
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%)
20. The instructor asks questions to see if students understand.
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%)
21. The instructor treats all students 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%)
22. The instructor is interested in the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.75 8 0.46 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (25%) 6 (75%)
23. The instructor is genuinely interested in students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 8 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (50%) 4 (50%)
24. The instructor treats students with respect.
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%)
25. The instructor engages in a healthy exchange of ideas and opinions with students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 8 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (50%) 4 (50%)
26. The instructor grades tests 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%)
27. The instructor motivates students to do their best.
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%)
28. Overall, the instructor is a very good teacher.
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%)
29. Overall, this is a very important course.
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%)
30. Overall, this course is more important than I thought it would be.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.13 8 0.64 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 5 (63%) 2 (25%)
31. How did the instructor show concern for students?
Mr. Leidemann was always willing to help students better their writing skills. He would give verbal and written feedback to help us write better papers.
gives good ideas, and direction. very knowledgable and experiencced in subject matter.
Personal sessions to discuss upcoming projects
I can't think of a specific example, but he was a concerned and courteous instructor.
He made sure to ask if we had any questions and always tried to engage us into the conversation.
32. What did you especially like/dislike about the way the instructor taught this course?
He tried to make the subject interesting. He would use newspapers, articles, movies and online to show us different writing skills.
I guess the easy going atmosphere, and the interesting topics made the course very likeable.
A syllabus would have been helpful
He was very casual and up-front about the course and the material. His teaching style is very approachable; You're not afraid to ask questions in or out of class.
I liked that we were able to have class discussions that felt comfortable and he didn't make his students feel inferior to him like other teachers sometimes do.
33. What else would you like to say about this instructor/course?
He was able to teach me a different style of writing. A type of writing to attract any views reading your paper or story.
awesome teacher
none
He was the perfect guy to teach the course.
34. Would you recommend this instructor to other students? Why or why not?
I would recommend him because he truly wants to help better students and he tries to make his class interesting. He is open to his students opinions.
yes,because he knows his stuff, and he is a very approachable reasonable person.
Yes
Absolutely. He's well-seasoned in his field and presents a complete, well-rounded view of journalism, from its origins to its future.
Yes, he is a good instructor and the class was enjoyable.
35. Other comments:
He is a good teacher who is well educated in this subject. He also publishes the school newspaper which is pretty interesting.
none

Michael Leidemann: ENG100, Fall 2011     Back to top

Campus: Honolulu Community College Department: English
Course: ENG 100 - Composition I Crn (Section): 21431 (0)     21440 (0)    
1. The amount of effort I put into this course was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Very Low   Low   Medium   High   Very High  
3.71 17 0.92 Freq(%) 1 (6%) 0 (0%) 3 (27%) 10 (59%) 2 (12%)
2. The number of times I was absent from class was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   0   1-2   3-4   5-7   8 or more  
2.45 11 1.13 Freq(%) 2 (18%) 4 (24%) 8 (47%) 3 (18%) 0 (0%)
3. The number of times I was tardy for class was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   0   1-2   3-4   5-7   8 or more  
2.09 11 1.14 Freq(%) 3 (27%) 9 (53%) 2 (12%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
4. The grade I expect in this class is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   F   D   C   B   A  
3.65 17 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 6 (35%) 8 (47%) 2 (12%)
5. The number of semesters I have attended HCC - please note that by answering this question you could potentially jeopardize your anonymity
Mean N-Size Std Dev   1   2   3   4   5+  
1.65 17 1.22 Freq(%) 12 (71%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 1 (6%) 1 (6%)
6. My overall GPA at HCC is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Below 2.0   2.0-2.49   2.5-2.99   3.0-3.49   3.49-4.0  
2.93 14 1.07 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 1 (14%) 8 (57%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%)
7. For me, this course is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Required   Elective   General Education   Running Start   Other  
1.24 17 0.66 Freq(%) 15 (88%) 0 (0%) 2 (12%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%)
8. The instructor clearly explains course procedures (attendance, assignments, exams, etc.).
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.59 17 0.62 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (18%) 5 (29%) 11 (65%)
9. The instructor uses class time well.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.47 17 0.72 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 2 (12%) 5 (29%) 10 (59%)
10. The instructor is well-prepared and organized for class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.41 17 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (12%) 4 (40%) 9 (53%)
11. The instructor is available for help outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.82 11 0.87 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (18%) 3 (27%) 8 (47%)
12. The instructor clearly explains the goals, objectives, and overall purpose of the course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.41 17 0.71 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 6 (35%) 9 (53%)
13. The instructor speaks clearly and is easy to understand.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.63 16 0.72 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (13%) 2 (13%) 7 (64%)
14. The instructor answers questions clearly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.53 17 0.72 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (12%) 4 (24%) 7 (64%)
15. The instructor makes good use of examples in class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.47 17 0.72 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (12%) 5 (29%) 10 (59%)
16. The instructor appears to know his or her subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.53 17 0.72 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (12%) 2 (18%) 11 (65%)
17. The instructor clearly explains complex ideas.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.18 11 0.75 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 5 (45%) 11 (65%)
18. The instructor allows time for questions and encourages them.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.55 11 0.82 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (12%) 4 (24%) 11 (65%)
19. The instructor makes the material interesting.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.56 16 0.73 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 3 (19%) 11 (69%)
20. The instructor asks questions to see if students understand.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.53 17 0.62 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (18%) 6 (35%) 10 (59%)
21. The instructor treats all students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.76 17 0.56 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 2 (12%) 7 (64%)
22. The instructor is interested in the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.65 17 0.61 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 4 (24%) 6 (55%)
23. The instructor is genuinely interested in students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.59 17 0.62 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 5 (29%) 11 (65%)
24. The instructor treats students with respect.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.71 17 0.59 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 1 (9%) 13 (76%)
25. The instructor engages in a healthy exchange of ideas and opinions with students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.27 11 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 6 (55%) 14 (82%)
26. The instructor grades tests fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.18 11 0.87 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 5 (29%) 11 (65%)
27. The instructor motivates students to do their best.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.53 17 0.62 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (18%) 6 (35%) 10 (59%)
28. Overall, the instructor is a very good teacher.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.65 17 0.61 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (18%) 4 (24%) 12 (71%)
29. Overall, this is a very important course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.53 17 0.62 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 6 (35%) 4 (36%)
30. Overall, this course is more important than I thought it would be.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.06 17 0.83 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) 5 (29%) 6 (35%) 3 (27%)
31. How did the instructor show concern for students?
He always made sure that the class was on task and gave us chance to do better in our papers.
He pushed us to turn in all assignments, and made sure we understood what needed to be done. He was always open to answer any questions we had.
Giving proper feedback on assignments, assignment grading grids. Over-all attempted to make the course-work easier.
He always made sure that we understood the material and if not he explained it in a clearer way.
If one of the student's hasn't turned in a paper, he will ask what is going on. Ask if they need extra help.
If a student didn't turn in a paper he gives a generous amount of time to turn it in late and is always around if a student needs help with work
has helped me several times outside of class
Always asks how students are doin n assignments, offers assistance
He asked questions
Leidemann always offered help during and after class. he asked questions that would prompt us to give answers out loud which made sure that everyone in class understood.
He answered all our questions and concerns we had.
He asks if we are doing ok with the assignments.
Always asks the students if they need him to assist them with something. We also get instant responses from him via email.
Answered questions
Ask how we are doing on our work.
32. What did you especially like/dislike about the way the instructor taught this course?
I really enjoy his lectures because it's all very insightful. The work done is also great, even though I'm doing poorly on them.
He was always interested and taught with enthusiasm. He never seemed bored with the material he gave out.
His lectures were very informative and very clear to follow.
N/a
I liked the way he taught this course by making everyone get involved in what ever material by letting us share our ideas/opinions.
He has very good examples for class.
He talks to his students almost as equals rather than just students
good lectures
Good examples
He covered subjects verly clearly
I like that this class is a little more laid back than the rest. It allows you time to think about your essays instead of rushing all the time while juggling with other school work. Yet the work comes at a fast pace enough to keep my mind occupied. I like his schedule.
I like that he gives examples in class to help us and make it easier for us to understand.
He gives us time to finish the assignment.
I like that he keeps things interesting by using his past experiences to keep us from learning things the hard way.
how he included subjects that are recent and in the news
Giving us time in class to do mywritinglab.com.
33. What else would you like to say about this instructor/course?
I really like him as a teacher and would recommend many students to have his class. The course itself is a challenge, but that's what to expect in ENG 100. It's not going to be easy.
I wish I came to class more, because I need to learn more about these things and this class would've helped a lot.
It needs more short small essay based assignments so that students can receive more feedback.
This course was a very fun and learning experience for me.
It was fun and the class discussions were good.
This was my favorite class of the semester
good teacher
His critiques on my written assignments are very helpful
nothing
cool guy
He is a fun and cool guy.
the class was boring for me, I guess because I learned all of this stuff already
Michael Leidemann is a good instructor.
Recommend students to take his class.
34. Would you recommend this instructor to other students? Why or why not?
I would definitely recommend Micheal to my fellow classmates because like I said, he's a very awesome teacher.
Yes because he is a good teacher who seems like he is there for the students.
Yes, a great teacher; both helpful and makes the class interesting.
Yes I would recommend Mr. Leidemann to other students because he is a very good English professor.
Yes, he is a good teacher and makes it easy to learn.
Definitely because you'll learn something and have a good time in class
yes
Yes, Mike genuinely want steh student to succeed
yes, because he is a very chill teacher
yes I would because he's helpful, teaches class at a good pace, and knows what hes doing
Yes, I liked his teaching style. He made it simple for me to understand the course.
yes
Yes I would recommend other students to him. He's funny at times and keeps things interesting. Doesnt sound monotone.
mmm I don't know. depends on what level of english their on.
Yes because he is a good instructor.
Yes of course.
35. Other comments:
Keep up the good work! I am definitely gonna miss you. If I end up failing your class then I'll see you again! Haha.
This was a very fun class. It makes a big difference when you like your teachers and make a connection with them.
N/a
none
thank you
Good instructor.

Michael Leidemann: JOUR150, Fall 2011     Back to top

Campus: Honolulu Community College Department: Language Arts
Course: JOUR 150 - The Media and Society Crn (Section): 21002 (0)    
1. The amount of effort I put into this course was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Very Low   Low   Medium   High   Very High  
3.73 15 1.03 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 4 (27%) 7 (47%) 3 (20%)
2. The number of times I was absent from class was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   0   1-2   3-4   5-7   8 or more  
2.47 15 0.83 Freq(%) 1 (7%) 8 (53%) 4 (27%) 2 (13%) 0 (0%)
3. The number of times I was tardy for class was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   0   1-2   3-4   5-7   8 or more  
2.0 15 0.85 Freq(%) 5 (33%) 5 (33%) 5 (33%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
4. The grade I expect in this class is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   F   D   C   B   A  
4.27 15 0.59 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 9 (60%) 5 (33%)
5. The number of semesters I have attended HCC - please note that by answering this question you could potentially jeopardize your anonymity
Mean N-Size Std Dev   1   2   3   4   5+  
2.73 15 1.53 Freq(%) 5 (33%) 1 (7%) 5 (33%) 1 (7%) 3 (20%)
6. My overall GPA at HCC is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Below 2.0   2.0-2.49   2.5-2.99   3.0-3.49   3.49-4.0  
3.13 15 1.36 Freq(%) 3 (20%) 1 (7%) 4 (27%) 5 (33%) 2 (13%)
7. For me, this course is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Required   Elective   General Education   Running Start   Other  
1.67 15 1.05 Freq(%) 8 (53%) 6 (40%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%)
8. The instructor clearly explains course procedures (attendance, assignments, exams, etc.).
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.27 15 0.7 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (13%) 7 (47%) 6 (40%)
9. The instructor uses class time well.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.27 15 0.8 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (20%) 5 (33%) 7 (47%)
10. The instructor is well-prepared and organized for class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.2 15 0.77 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (20%) 6 (40%) 6 (40%)
11. The instructor is available for help outside of class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 15 0.82 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (20%) 4 (27%) 8 (53%)
12. The instructor clearly explains the goals, objectives, and overall purpose of the course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.47 15 0.74 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (13%) 4 (27%) 9 (60%)
13. The instructor speaks clearly and is easy to understand.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.53 15 0.74 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (13%) 3 (20%) 10 (67%)
14. The instructor answers questions clearly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.64 14 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 3 (21%) 10 (71%)
15. The instructor makes good use of examples in class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.5 14 0.85 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (21%) 1 (7%) 10 (71%)
16. The instructor appears to know his or her subject.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 15 0.62 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 3 (20%) 11 (73%)
17. The instructor clearly explains complex ideas.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.47 15 0.64 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 6 (40%) 8 (53%)
18. The instructor allows time for questions and encourages them.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 14 0.65 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 4 (29%) 9 (64%)
19. The instructor makes the material interesting.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.47 15 0.74 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (13%) 4 (27%) 9 (60%)
20. The instructor asks questions to see if students understand.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 15 0.72 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (13%) 6 (40%) 7 (47%)
21. The instructor treats all students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.6 15 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 4 (27%) 10 (67%)
22. The instructor is interested in the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.53 15 0.64 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 5 (33%) 9 (60%)
23. The instructor is genuinely interested in students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.53 15 0.74 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (13%) 3 (20%) 10 (67%)
24. The instructor treats students with respect.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.73 15 0.59 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 2 (13%) 12 (80%)
25. The instructor engages in a healthy exchange of ideas and opinions with students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.6 15 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 4 (27%) 10 (67%)
26. The instructor grades tests fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.6 15 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 4 (27%) 10 (67%)
27. The instructor motivates students to do their best.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.6 15 0.63 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 4 (27%) 10 (67%)
28. Overall, the instructor is a very good teacher.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 15 0.62 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 3 (20%) 11 (73%)
29. Overall, this is a very important course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 15 0.72 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (13%) 6 (40%) 7 (47%)
30. Overall, this course is more important than I thought it would be.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 15 0.72 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (13%) 6 (40%) 7 (47%)
31. How did the instructor show concern for students?
He always responds to my emails fast and if i ever have a question he answers me clearly.
he actually listens to what the students have to say
he brought in professionals in the community.
That he made sure we understand being in journalism.
Staying after class and answering questions. Or outside of class and meeting with students in office.
Teaching us well
He gives us time to catch up and equal opportunity to students.
He encourages us to think outside the box and to really think about situations and topics happening around us.
ask for our point of view on things
Mike would ask questions and conversate with Us. He had a genuine interest to what we had to say or ask.
He always made sure the class understood what was going on before moving on. He is very passionate, so it was easy to learn the content.
Reminds students of due dates
32. What did you especially like/dislike about the way the instructor taught this course?
he's very nice, and outgoing, and he knows his a lot about his subject that he us teaching.
the way he teaches. he is laid back style teaching
usine the internet and videos.
That we got to watch videos/movies about journalism.
I liked how the instructor has a genuine interest in the course teaching. Also, that he has outside experience and can share inside knowledge on the subject. I do feel that we could have practiced certain techniques or concepts more.
like laid back attitude
He is funny and witty. He lets us give our view points on certain issues and accepts all opinions.
He made it relatable and that makes it interesting
open minded
I liked how He made things more visual and easy to understand. Learning and doing the work became fun and simple to do.
He is very informative and passionate about the subject. I like how he mixes video clips with his lecture.
33. What else would you like to say about this instructor/course?
He is a very good teacher, and deserves more credit
he is a great professor
very good class
None.
very good course
He is a great teacher with a lot on his mind and things to share with his students. He enjoys a good arguement and loves to have debates.
It was an easy yet complex class because deep thinking, especially in assignments, were needed.
its an interesting class and a good teacher
It was refreshing. I always paid attention to News and Newspapers but Journalism at its finest was something different to look at. To appreciate is something new.
He is a great teacher. I feel like he cares about us (the students).
34. Would you recommend this instructor to other students? Why or why not?
yes i would because he is very nice and smart and interacts with his students all the time.
yes, because he is a good professor that knows what he is doing
yes because his class is easy
Yes because he makes sure that you are able to understand the fundamentals of journalism.
Yes. he is very nice
Yes! he is a fun teacher who makes class fun.
Yes, because he's nice and shows he cares about students, he makes himself available for help
yes. a good interesting teacher
Of course I'd recommend Mr. Leidemann's class to future students. He's great at what he does, He has passion over the subject and gives a fresh spin to what seems to be dying out.
Yes, it's a good course. I feel everyone should take his class.
Yes, the class helps teach students of possible options in the future.
35. Other comments:
easy but still learned a lot
Overall, he's a good teacher and cares.
i enjoyed the class

Michael Leidemann: JOUR205, Summer I 2011     Back to top

Campus: Honolulu Community College Department: Journalism
Course: JOUR 205 - News Writing Crn (Section): 26028 (0)    
1. The amount of effort I put into this course was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Very Low   Low   Medium   High   Very High  
4.0 3 1.0 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 1 (33%) 1 (33%)
2. The number of times I was absent from class was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   0   1-2   3-4   5-7   8 or more  
2.33 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 2 (67%) 1 (33%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
3. The number of times I was tardy for class was
Mean N-Size Std Dev   0   1-2   3-4   5-7   8 or more  
2.0 3 1.0 Freq(%) 1 (33%) 1 (33%) 1 (33%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
4. The grade I expect in this class is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   F   D   C   B   A  
4.67 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 2 (67%)
5. The number of semesters I have attended HCC - please note that by answering this question you could potentially jeopardize your anonymity
Mean N-Size Std Dev   1   2   3   4   5+  
3.33 3 1.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%) 1 (33%) 0 (0%) 1 (33%)
6. My overall GPA at HCC is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Below 2.0   2.0-2.49   2.5-2.99   3.0-3.49   3.49-4.0  
4.33 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (67%) 1 (33%)
7. For me, this course is
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Required   Elective   General Education   Running Start   Other  
2.33 3 0.58 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 2 (67%) 1 (33%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
8. The instructor clearly explains course procedures (attendance, assignments, exams, etc.).
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%)
9. The instructor clearly explains the goals, objectives, and overall purpose of the course.
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%)
10. The instructor speaks clearly and is easy to understand.
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%)
11. The instructor answers questions clearly.
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%)
12. The instructor makes good use of examples in class.
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%)
13. The instructor appears to know his or her subject.
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%)
14. The instructor clearly explains complex ideas.
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%)
15. The instructor allows time for questions and encourages them.
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%)
16. The instructor makes the material interesting.
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%) 2 (100%)
17. The instructor asks questions to see if students understand.
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%)
18. The instructor treats all students fairly.
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%)
19. The instructor is interested in the subject matter.
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%)
20. The instructor is genuinely interested in students.
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%)
21. The instructor treats students with respect.
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%)
22. The instructor engages in a healthy exchange of ideas and opinions with students.
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%)
23. The instructor grades tests fairly.
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%)
24. The instructor motivates students to do their best.
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%)
25. Overall, the instructor is a very good teacher.
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%)
26. Overall, this is a very important course.
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%)
27. Overall, this course is more important than I thought it would be.
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%)
28. How did the instructor show concern for students?
I was hospitalized and Mr. Leidemann was very accommodating and helped me catch up/
Mr. Leidermann asked relevant questions of each student, gathering information on where they were in the composition of there stories. He provided concrete feedback: who to speak to, how to revise the content of the paragraph to gain the correct tone in the article, etc...
He makes allowances for schedule conflicts, allows us to email the work in if we can't be there in person
29. What did you especially like/dislike about the way the instructor taught this course?
He brought in relevant speakers which addressed a lot of questions we may have had. The speakers, as well as his own experience gave amazing insight.
Mr. Leidermann, invited several professionals to conduct in depth instruction in photo journalism, ethics, and interview with Ralph Kam regarding the Honolulu CC campus changes. We were also invited to attend a daily meeting at the Star Advertiser and were allow to ask questions see first hand how this major newspaper selects the next days stories.
Liked the guest speakera that came
30. What else would you like to say about this instructor/course?
I recommend the course for anyone looking for a WI credit or who is interested in news writing. The course is very informative and can help any writer get better.
It was an excellent opportunity to enhance my writing skills. To be more concise, clear and direct. To write quickly and factually and at the same time paint a picture for the reader to gain additional insight into the topic.
31. Would you recommend this instructor to other students? Why or why not?
Yes, he is fair, friendly, and works hard to make sure you get the material.
Absolutely!!! This class also allowed me to step out of my shell and interview people and become more interested in the college and its staff. I have begun to see things through different eyes. I now see the detail and ask questions that are open-ended and thought provoking.
Yep.
32. Other comments:
Thank you so very much for this opportunity to enhance my skills, gain fellowship among my peers and alter my view of the world around me. Mahalo!!!

Michael Leidemann: JOUR150, Spring 2010     Back to top

Campus: Honolulu Community College Department: Language Arts
Course: JOUR 150 - Press & Society Crn (Section): 23643 (0)    
1. Other comments:
This class was very informative and helped to develop skills that can be used in all areas. The instructor was very knowledgeable and helped stimulate new ideas and ways of thinking. He also did a great job instructing and getting students involved in both in class and out of class discussion.
Journalism was pretty fun... though I most likely won't pursue a career in journalism.
offer a few more writing assigments.
Mike let the students take responsibility and determine their own challenges to complete the course. The mature students handled and the ones without self discipline struggled. Mike's method was good in my opinion because it forced a sense of responsiblity for one's grade on the students. His knowledge is outstanding and he presented a wide range of material.