eCAFE: Course and Faculty Evaluations
Instructor: Katsuhiro Ota
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LING102, Spring 2014LING102, Non Traditional Fall 2013
CHN101, Spring 2013
CHN102, Spring 2013
CHN101, Fall 2012
LING102, Fall 2012
CHNS101, Spring 2012
CHNS102, Spring 2012
CHNS101, Fall 2011
CHNS101, Spring 2011
JPN301, Spring 2011
JPN401, Fall 2010
JPN451, Fall 2010
JPN401, Spring 2010
Katsuhiro Ota: LING102, Spring 2014
Campus:  Honolulu Community College  Department:  Linguistics 

Course:  LING 102  Intro to Study of Language  Crn (Section):  24501 (0) 
1. The amount of effort I put into this course was  


2. The number of times I was absent from class was  


3. The number of times I was tardy for class was  


4. The grade I expect in this class is  


5. The number of semesters I have attended HCC  please note that by answering this question you could potentially jeopardize your anonymity  


6. My overall GPA at HCC is  


7. For me, this course is  


8. The instructor clearly explains course procedures (attendance, assignments, exams, etc.).  


9. The instructor uses class time well.  


10. The instructor is wellprepared and organized for class.  


11. The instructor is available for help outside of class.  


12. The instructor clearly explains the goals, objectives, and overall purpose of the course.  


13. The instructor speaks clearly and is easy to understand.  


14. The instructor answers questions clearly.  


15. The instructor makes good use of examples in class.  


16. The instructor appears to know his or her subject.  


17. The instructor clearly explains complex ideas.  


18. The instructor allows time for questions and encourages them.  


19. The instructor makes the material interesting.  


20. The instructor asks questions to see if students understand.  


21. The instructor treats all students fairly.  


22. The instructor is interested in the subject matter.  


23. The instructor is genuinely interested in students.  


24. The instructor treats students with respect.  


25. The instructor engages in a healthy exchange of ideas and opinions with students.  


26. The instructor grades tests fairly.  


27. The instructor motivates students to do their best.  


28. Overall, the instructor is a very good teacher.  


29. Overall, this is a very important course.  


30. Overall, this course is more important than I thought it would be.  


31. How did the instructor show concern for students?  


32. What did you especially like/dislike about the way the instructor taught this course?  


33. What else would you like to say about this instructor/course?  


34. Would you recommend this instructor to other students? Why or why not?  


35. Other comments:  

Katsuhiro Ota: LING102, Non Traditional Fall 2013 Back to top
Campus:  Honolulu Community College  Department:  Linguistics 

Course:  LING 102  Intro to Study of Language  Crn (Section):  21538 (0) 
1. The amount of effort I put into this course was  


2. The number of times I was absent from class was  


3. The number of times I was tardy for class was  


4. The grade I expect in this class is  


5. The number of semesters I have attended HCC  please note that by answering this question you could potentially jeopardize your anonymity  


6. My overall GPA at HCC is  


7. For me, this course is  


8. The instructor clearly explains course procedures (attendance, assignments, exams, etc.).  


9. The instructor uses class time well.  


10. The instructor is wellprepared and organized for class.  


11. The instructor is available for help outside of class.  


12. The instructor clearly explains the goals, objectives, and overall purpose of the course.  


13. The instructor speaks clearly and is easy to understand.  


14. The instructor answers questions clearly.  


15. The instructor makes good use of examples in class.  


16. The instructor appears to know his or her subject.  


17. The instructor clearly explains complex ideas.  


18. The instructor allows time for questions and encourages them.  


19. The instructor makes the material interesting.  


20. The instructor asks questions to see if students understand.  


21. The instructor treats all students fairly.  


22. The instructor is interested in the subject matter.  


23. The instructor is genuinely interested in students.  


24. The instructor treats students with respect.  


25. The instructor engages in a healthy exchange of ideas and opinions with students.  


26. The instructor grades tests fairly.  


27. The instructor motivates students to do their best.  


28. Overall, the instructor is a very good teacher.  


29. Overall, this is a very important course.  


30. Overall, this course is more important than I thought it would be.  


31. How did the instructor show concern for students?  


32. What did you especially like/dislike about the way the instructor taught this course?  


33. What else would you like to say about this instructor/course?  


34. Would you recommend this instructor to other students? Why or why not?  


35. Other comments:  

Katsuhiro Ota: CHN101, Spring 2013 Back to top
Campus:  Honolulu Community College  Department:  Chinese Language & Lit 

Course:  CHN 101  Elementary Mandarin I  Crn (Section):  24211 (0) 
1. The amount of effort I put into this course was  


2. The number of times I was absent from class was  


3. The number of times I was tardy for class was  


4. The grade I expect in this class is  


5. The number of semesters I have attended HCC  please note that by answering this question you could potentially jeopardize your anonymity  


6. My overall GPA at HCC is  


7. For me, this course is  


8. The instructor clearly explains course procedures (attendance, assignments, exams, etc.).  


9. The instructor uses class time well.  


10. The instructor is wellprepared and organized for class.  


11. The instructor is available for help outside of class.  


12. The instructor clearly explains the goals, objectives, and overall purpose of the course.  


13. The instructor speaks clearly and is easy to understand.  


14. The instructor answers questions clearly.  


15. The instructor makes good use of examples in class.  


16. The instructor appears to know his or her subject.  


17. The instructor clearly explains complex ideas.  


18. The instructor allows time for questions and encourages them.  


19. The instructor makes the material interesting.  


20. The instructor asks questions to see if students understand.  


21. The instructor treats all students fairly.  


22. The instructor is interested in the subject matter.  


23. The instructor is genuinely interested in students.  


24. The instructor treats students with respect.  


25. The instructor engages in a healthy exchange of ideas and opinions with students.  


26. The instructor grades tests fairly.  


27. The instructor motivates students to do their best.  


28. Overall, the instructor is a very good teacher.  


29. Overall, this is a very important course.  


30. Overall, this course is more important than I thought it would be.  


31. How did the instructor show concern for students?  


32. What did you especially like/dislike about the way the instructor taught this course?  


33. What else would you like to say about this instructor/course?  


34. Would you recommend this instructor to other students? Why or why not?  


35. Other comments:  

Katsuhiro Ota: CHN102, Spring 2013 Back to top
Campus:  Honolulu Community College  Department:  Chinese Language & Lit 

Course:  CHN 102  Elementary Mandarin II  Crn (Section):  24212 (0) 
1. The amount of effort I put into this course was  


2. The number of times I was absent from class was  


3. The number of times I was tardy for class was  


4. The grade I expect in this class is  


5. The number of semesters I have attended HCC  please note that by answering this question you could potentially jeopardize your anonymity  


6. My overall GPA at HCC is  


7. For me, this course is  


8. The instructor clearly explains course procedures (attendance, assignments, exams, etc.).  


9. The instructor uses class time well.  


10. The instructor is wellprepared and organized for class.  


11. The instructor is available for help outside of class.  


12. The instructor clearly explains the goals, objectives, and overall purpose of the course.  


13. The instructor speaks clearly and is easy to understand.  


14. The instructor answers questions clearly.  


15. The instructor makes good use of examples in class.  


16. The instructor appears to know his or her subject.  


17. The instructor clearly explains complex ideas.  


18. The instructor allows time for questions and encourages them.  


19. The instructor makes the material interesting.  


20. The instructor asks questions to see if students understand.  


21. The instructor treats all students fairly.  


22. The instructor is interested in the subject matter.  


23. The instructor is genuinely interested in students.  


24. The instructor treats students with respect.  


25. The instructor engages in a healthy exchange of ideas and opinions with students.  


26. The instructor grades tests fairly.  


27. The instructor motivates students to do their best.  


28. Overall, the instructor is a very good teacher.  


29. Overall, this is a very important course.  


30. Overall, this course is more important than I thought it would be.  


31. How did the instructor show concern for students?  


32. What did you especially like/dislike about the way the instructor taught this course?  


33. What else would you like to say about this instructor/course?  


34. Would you recommend this instructor to other students? Why or why not?  


35. Other comments:  

Katsuhiro Ota: CHN101, Fall 2012 Back to top
Campus:  Honolulu Community College  Department:  Chinese 

Course:  CHN 101  Elementary Mandarin I  Crn (Section):  21501 (0) 
1. The amount of effort I put into this course was  


2. The number of times I was absent from class was  


3. The number of times I was tardy for class was  


4. The grade I expect in this class is  


5. The number of semesters I have attended HCC  please note that by answering this question you could potentially jeopardize your anonymity  


6. My overall GPA at HCC is  


7. For me, this course is  


8. The instructor clearly explains course procedures (attendance, assignments, exams, etc.).  


9. The instructor uses class time well.  


10. The instructor is wellprepared and organized for class.  


11. The instructor is available for help outside of class.  


12. The instructor clearly explains the goals, objectives, and overall purpose of the course.  


13. The instructor speaks clearly and is easy to understand.  


14. The instructor answers questions clearly.  


15. The instructor makes good use of examples in class.  


16. The instructor appears to know his or her subject.  


17. The instructor clearly explains complex ideas.  


18. The instructor allows time for questions and encourages them.  


19. The instructor makes the material interesting.  


20. The instructor asks questions to see if students understand.  


21. The instructor treats all students fairly.  


22. The instructor is interested in the subject matter.  


23. The instructor is genuinely interested in students.  


24. The instructor treats students with respect.  


25. The instructor engages in a healthy exchange of ideas and opinions with students.  


26. The instructor grades tests fairly.  


27. The instructor motivates students to do their best.  


28. Overall, the instructor is a very good teacher.  


29. Overall, this is a very important course.  


30. Overall, this course is more important than I thought it would be.  


31. How did the instructor show concern for students?  


32. What did you especially like/dislike about the way the instructor taught this course?  


33. What else would you like to say about this instructor/course?  


34. Would you recommend this instructor to other students? Why or why not?  


35. Other comments:  

Katsuhiro Ota: LING102, Fall 2012 Back to top
Campus:  Honolulu Community College  Department:  Linguistics 

Course:  LING 102  Intro to Study of Language  Crn (Section):  21538 (0) 
1. The amount of effort I put into this course was  


2. The number of times I was absent from class was  


3. The number of times I was tardy for class was  


4. The grade I expect in this class is  


5. The number of semesters I have attended HCC  please note that by answering this question you could potentially jeopardize your anonymity  


6. My overall GPA at HCC is  


7. For me, this course is  


8. The instructor clearly explains course procedures (attendance, assignments, exams, etc.).  


9. The instructor uses class time well.  


10. The instructor is wellprepared and organized for class.  


11. The instructor is available for help outside of class.  


12. The instructor clearly explains the goals, objectives, and overall purpose of the course.  


13. The instructor speaks clearly and is easy to understand.  


14. The instructor answers questions clearly.  


15. The instructor makes good use of examples in class.  


16. The instructor appears to know his or her subject.  


17. The instructor clearly explains complex ideas.  


18. The instructor allows time for questions and encourages them.  


19. The instructor makes the material interesting.  


20. The instructor asks questions to see if students understand.  


21. The instructor treats all students fairly.  


22. The instructor is interested in the subject matter.  


23. The instructor is genuinely interested in students.  


24. The instructor treats students with respect.  


25. The instructor engages in a healthy exchange of ideas and opinions with students.  


26. The instructor grades tests fairly.  


27. The instructor motivates students to do their best.  


28. Overall, the instructor is a very good teacher.  


29. Overall, this is a very important course.  


30. Overall, this course is more important than I thought it would be.  


31. How did the instructor show concern for students?  


32. What did you especially like/dislike about the way the instructor taught this course?  


33. What else would you like to say about this instructor/course?  


34. Would you recommend this instructor to other students? Why or why not?  


35. Other comments:  

Katsuhiro Ota: CHNS101, Spring 2012 Back to top
Campus:  Honolulu Community College  Department:  Chinese 

Course:  CHNS 101  Elementary Mandarin I  Crn (Section):  23885 (0) 
1. The amount of effort I put into this course was  


2. The number of times I was absent from class was  


3. The number of times I was tardy for class was  


4. The grade I expect in this class is  


5. The number of semesters I have attended HCC  please note that by answering this question you could potentially jeopardize your anonymity  


6. My overall GPA at HCC is  


7. For me, this course is  


8. The instructor clearly explains course procedures (attendance, assignments, exams, etc.).  


9. The instructor uses class time well.  


10. The instructor is wellprepared and organized for class.  


11. The instructor is available for help outside of class.  


12. The instructor clearly explains the goals, objectives, and overall purpose of the course.  


13. The instructor speaks clearly and is easy to understand.  


14. The instructor answers questions clearly.  


15. The instructor makes good use of examples in class.  


16. The instructor appears to know his or her subject.  


17. The instructor clearly explains complex ideas.  


18. The instructor allows time for questions and encourages them.  


19. The instructor makes the material interesting.  


20. The instructor asks questions to see if students understand.  


21. The instructor treats all students fairly.  


22. The instructor is interested in the subject matter.  


23. The instructor is genuinely interested in students.  


24. The instructor treats students with respect.  


25. The instructor engages in a healthy exchange of ideas and opinions with students.  


26. The instructor grades tests fairly.  


27. The instructor motivates students to do their best.  


28. Overall, the instructor is a very good teacher.  


29. Overall, this is a very important course.  


30. Overall, this course is more important than I thought it would be.  


31. How did the instructor show concern for students?  


32. What did you especially like/dislike about the way the instructor taught this course?  


33. What else would you like to say about this instructor/course?  


34. Would you recommend this instructor to other students? Why or why not?  


35. Other comments:  

Katsuhiro Ota: CHNS102, Spring 2012 Back to top
Campus:  Honolulu Community College  Department:  Language Arts 

Course:  CHNS 102  Elementary Mandarin II  Crn (Section):  24038 (0) 
1. The amount of effort I put into this course was  


2. The number of times I was absent from class was  


3. The number of times I was tardy for class was  


4. The grade I expect in this class is  


5. The number of semesters I have attended HCC  please note that by answering this question you could potentially jeopardize your anonymity  


6. My overall GPA at HCC is  


7. For me, this course is  


8. The instructor clearly explains course procedures (attendance, assignments, exams, etc.).  


9. The instructor uses class time well.  


10. The instructor is wellprepared and organized for class.  


11. The instructor is available for help outside of class.  


12. The instructor clearly explains the goals, objectives, and overall purpose of the course.  


13. The instructor speaks clearly and is easy to understand.  


14. The instructor answers questions clearly.  


15. The instructor makes good use of examples in class.  


16. The instructor appears to know his or her subject.  


17. The instructor clearly explains complex ideas.  


18. The instructor allows time for questions and encourages them.  


19. The instructor makes the material interesting.  


20. The instructor asks questions to see if students understand.  


21. The instructor treats all students fairly.  


22. The instructor is interested in the subject matter.  


23. The instructor is genuinely interested in students.  


24. The instructor treats students with respect.  


25. The instructor engages in a healthy exchange of ideas and opinions with students.  


26. The instructor grades tests fairly.  


27. The instructor motivates students to do their best.  


28. Overall, the instructor is a very good teacher.  


29. Overall, this is a very important course.  


30. Overall, this course is more important than I thought it would be.  


31. How did the instructor show concern for students?  


32. What did you especially like/dislike about the way the instructor taught this course?  


33. What else would you like to say about this instructor/course?  


34. Would you recommend this instructor to other students? Why or why not?  


35. Other comments:  

Katsuhiro Ota: CHNS101, Fall 2011 Back to top
Campus:  Honolulu Community College  Department:  Chinese 

Course:  CHNS 101  Elementary Mandarin I  Crn (Section):  21397 (0) 
1. The amount of effort I put into this course was  


2. The number of times I was absent from class was  


3. The number of times I was tardy for class was  


4. The grade I expect in this class is  


5. The number of semesters I have attended HCC  please note that by answering this question you could potentially jeopardize your anonymity  


6. My overall GPA at HCC is  


7. For me, this course is  


8. The instructor clearly explains course procedures (attendance, assignments, exams, etc.).  


9. The instructor uses class time well.  


10. The instructor is wellprepared and organized for class.  


11. The instructor is available for help outside of class.  


12. The instructor clearly explains the goals, objectives, and overall purpose of the course.  


13. The instructor speaks clearly and is easy to understand.  


14. The instructor answers questions clearly.  


15. The instructor makes good use of examples in class.  


16. The instructor appears to know his or her subject.  


17. The instructor clearly explains complex ideas.  


18. The instructor allows time for questions and encourages them.  


19. The instructor makes the material interesting.  


20. The instructor asks questions to see if students understand.  


21. The instructor treats all students fairly.  


22. The instructor is interested in the subject matter.  


23. The instructor is genuinely interested in students.  


24. The instructor treats students with respect.  


25. The instructor engages in a healthy exchange of ideas and opinions with students.  


26. The instructor grades tests fairly.  


27. The instructor motivates students to do their best.  


28. Overall, the instructor is a very good teacher.  


29. Overall, this is a very important course.  


30. Overall, this course is more important than I thought it would be.  


31. How did the instructor show concern for students?  


32. What did you especially like/dislike about the way the instructor taught this course?  


33. What else would you like to say about this instructor/course?  


34. Would you recommend this instructor to other students? Why or why not?  


35. Other comments:  

Katsuhiro Ota: CHNS101, Spring 2011 Back to top
Campus:  Honolulu Community College  Department:  Chinese 

Course:  CHNS 101  Elementary Mandarin I  Crn (Section):  23885 (0) 
1. THIS CLASS contributed to IMPROVING these general education skills; Communicate Effectively by means of LISTENING, SPEAKING, READING, and WRITING SKILLS in various situations.  


2. I deepened my interest in the subject matter of this course.  


3. I developed new friendships in this class.  


4. I enjoyed this course.  


5. Which aspects of the course were most valuable?  


6. The instructor gives clear explanations.  


7. The instructor appears to have a thorough knowledge of the subject.  


8. The instructor is friendly.  


9. The instructor maintains an atmosphere of good feeling in class.  


10. The instructor makes me feel free to ask questions.  


11. The instructor was willing to help.  


12. The instructor uses class time well.  


13. What did you find most valuable and helpful about the instructor?  


14. Examinations cover the important aspects of the course.  


15. Which aspects of the course did you like the best?  


16. Other comments:  

Katsuhiro Ota: JPN301, Spring 2011 Back to top
Campus:  University of Hawaii at Manoa  Department:  East Asian Languages & Lit 

Course:  JPN 301  ThirdYear Japanese  Crn (Section):  81777 (003) 
1. The instructor demonstrated knowledge of course content.  


2. The instructor fulfilled the goals of the course.  


3. The instructor communicated effectively.  


4. I deepened my interest in the subject matter of this course.  


5. I enjoyed this course.  


6. Which aspects of the course were most valuable?  


7. Which aspects of the course were least valuable?  


8. The instructor gives clear explanations.  


9. The instructor appears to have a thorough knowledge of the subject.  


10. The instructor is friendly.  


11. The instructor was available for consultation with students.  


12. The course objectives were clear.  


13. The instructor presented the course materials in a clear and organized way.  


14. The instructor was consistently wellprepared and organized for class.  


15. The amount of work required is appropriate for the credit received.  


16. Global appraisal: Considering everything how would you rate this INSTRUCTOR?  


17. The instructional materials (e.g., texts, handouts, etc.) were relevant to course objectives.  


18. The instructor was fair in grading and criteria of grades.  


19. Which aspects of the course did you like the best?  


20. Global appraisal: Considering everything how would you rate this COURSE?  


21. Other comments:  

Katsuhiro Ota: JPN401, Fall 2010 Back to top
Campus:  University of Hawaii at Manoa  Department:  East Asian Languages & Lit 

Course:  JPN 401  FourthYear Japanese I  Crn (Section):  72225 (002) 
1. The instructor demonstrated knowledge of course content.  


2. The instructor fulfilled the goals of the course.  


3. The instructor communicated effectively.  


4. I deepened my interest in the subject matter of this course.  


5. I learned a lot in this course.  


6. I enjoyed this course.  


7. I generally understood the material presented in this course.  


8. I have become more competent in this subject area during this course.  


9. Which aspects of the course were most valuable?  


10. The instructor gives clear explanations.  


11. The instructor makes good use of examples and illustrations.  


12. The instructor is enthusiastic about the course material.  


13. The instructor puts material across in an interesting way.  


14. The instructor appears to have a thorough knowledge of the subject.  


15. What did you find most valuable and helpful about the instructor?  


16. Audiovisual materials (or computers) used in this course were well chosen.  


17. Other comments:  

Katsuhiro Ota: JPN451, Fall 2010 Back to top
Campus:  University of Hawaii at Manoa  Department:  East Asian Languages & Lit 

Course:  JPN 451  Structure of Japanese  Crn (Section):  72231 (001) 
1. The instructor demonstrated knowledge of course content.  


2. The instructor fulfilled the goals of the course.  


3. The instructor communicated effectively.  


4. Which aspects of the course were most valuable?  


5. The instructor makes good use of examples and illustrations.  


6. The instructor is enthusiastic about the course material.  


7. The instructor appears to have a thorough knowledge of the subject.  


8. The instructor is friendly.  


9. The instructor uses class time well.  


10. What did you find most valuable and helpful about the instructor?  


11. Reading assignments require a reasonable amount of time and effort.  


12. I feel that this course challenged me intellectually.  


13. Other comments:  

Katsuhiro Ota: JPN401, Spring 2010 Back to top
Campus:  University of Hawaii at Manoa  Department:  East Asian Languages & Lit 

Course:  JPN 401  FourthYear Japanese I  Crn (Section):  81936 (001) 
1. The instructor demonstrated knowledge of course content.  


2. The instructor fulfilled the goals of the course.  


3. The instructor communicated effectively.  


4. I gained a good understanding of concepts/principles in this field.  


5. I deepened my interest in the subject matter of this course.  


6. I learned a lot in this course.  


7. I enjoyed this course.  


8. I developed more confidence in my ability to communicate effectively through writing.  


9. I improved my abilities to revise my rough drafts and to make my writing more effective.  


10. I performed up to my potential in this course.  


11. I generally understood the material presented in this course.  


12. I have become more competent in this subject area during this course.  


13. I learned more in this course than I expected to learn.  


14. What did you find most valuable and helpful about the course?  


15. The instructor makes good use of examples and illustrations.  


16. The instructor is enthusiastic about the course material.  


17. The instructor appears to have a thorough knowledge of the subject.  


18. The instructor maintains an atmosphere of good feeling in class.  


19. Students in this course are free to disagree and ask questions.  


20. The instructor uses class time well.  


21. Other comments:  
