eCAFE - Course and Faculty Evaluation, University of Hawaii

eCAFE: Course and Faculty Evaluations


Instructor: Leandro Romero

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Leandro Romero: GEOG102, Spring 2012

Campus: University of Hawaii at Manoa Department: Geography
Course: GEOG 102 - World Regional Geography Crn (Section): 87048 (002)    
1. The instructor demonstrated knowledge of course content.
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%)
2. The instructor fulfilled the goals of the course.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.44 9 0.73 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 3 (33%) 5 (56%)
3. The instructor communicated effectively.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.22 9 1.09 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 1 (11%) 2 (22%) 5 (56%)
4. I felt that this course challenged me intellectually.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.89 9 1.27 Freq(%) 1 (11%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 4 (44%) 3 (33%)
5. Which aspects of the course were most valuable?
The engagement on behalf of the instructor kept the course stimulating during sections of the text that could easily have been rather droll. I never felt bored or sleepy, which is saying a lot for a night course. It was evident that Mr. Romero was interested in seeing us tackle intellectually challenging geopolitical issues, and he made it pleasant to participate in class discussion.
the current topics which we learned about in specific. they were interesting and very valuable towards my future
Professor Romero was very knowledgeable and approachable if we had any questions. He connected the over arching themes of the course to all of the world regions we studied. Although I already knew some of the themes before I took this class, he helped me apply them to world regions that I never knew much about. I appreciated his use of documentaries and other activities to discuss the material rather than just lecturing us for hours.
Knowing the current standing of the world around us on a political, econmic and social level is important in todays globalizing world. This course opened my eyes to many truths I was unware of, aiding me in being better prepared for my future.
The study guides
6. Which aspects of the course were least valuable?
I often thought that the scheduling of due dates for assignments and online quizzes was not optimal. It felt like I was rushing to get the assignments in and had too much time to complete the quizzes. Overall, coursework felt imbalanced with some sections being very content heavy and others a little too light.
I didn't like the online quiz questions. Some of them did not correspond to the material in the textbook, and regardless of how many times I took it my score never improved (although I am sure I was selecting the correct answers based on the text).
The group presentations. Group presentations are just excuses for the teacher to be lazy, and one person ends up doing all the work
7. The instructor makes good use of examples and illustrations.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.38 8 0.74 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 3 (38%) 4 (50%)
8. The instructor stresses important points in lectures/discussions.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.25 8 1.16 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 1 (13%) 1 (13%) 5 (63%)
9. The instructor is enthusiastic about the course material.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.44 9 1.01 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 0 (0%) 2 (22%) 6 (67%)
10. The instructor puts material across in an interesting way.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.11 9 1.27 Freq(%) 1 (11%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (44%) 4 (44%)
11. The instructor was able to explain concepts clearly and effectively.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.22 9 0.83 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (22%) 3 (33%) 4 (44%)
12. The instructor stimulated me to think about the subject matter.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.22 9 1.09 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (11%) 1 (11%) 2 (22%) 5 (56%)
13. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.56 9 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (44%) 5 (56%)
14. The instructor was easy to talk with and available for consultation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.56 9 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (44%) 5 (56%)
15. Students in this course are free to disagree and ask questions.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.78 9 0.44 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (22%) 7 (78%)
16. The instructor was able to stimulate and lead group discussions.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.33 9 0.87 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (22%) 2 (22%) 5 (56%)
17. The instructor was consistently well-prepared and organized for class.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.44 9 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (56%) 4 (44%)
18. Assignments are interesting and stimulating.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
3.88 8 1.13 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 2 (25%) 2 (25%) 3 (38%)
19. The writing assignments helped me understand the course content.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.0 9 0.87 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (33%) 3 (33%) 3 (33%)
20. Other comments:
Thanks for an interesting class Professor! :)