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Instructor: Bart Asato

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Bart Asato: JOUR205, Fall 2009

Campus: Kapiolani Community College Department: Languages, Linguistics & Lit
Course: JOUR 205 - Newswriting Crn (Section): 32037 (0)    
1. The instructor did not speak clearly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
1.43 7 0.53 Freq(%) 4 (57%) 3 (43%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
2. The instructor explained course procedure. (attendance, assignments, grading policy, exams, etc.)
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%)
3. The instructor was available during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.86 7 0.38 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 6 (86%)
4. The instructor explained the course goals and objectives.
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%)
5. The instructor knew the subject area.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.86 7 0.38 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 6 (86%)
6. The instructor was prepared 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%) 1 (14%) 5 (71%)
7. The instructor encouraged students' participation.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.86 7 0.38 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 6 (86%)
8. The instructor provided a good atmosphere for learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.57 7 0.53 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (43%) 4 (57%)
9. The instructor encouraged me to think for myself.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.86 7 0.38 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 6 (86%)
10. The instructor's way of teaching assisted my learning.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.71 7 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (29%) 5 (71%)
11. The instructor graded tests and assignments fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.71 7 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (29%) 5 (71%)
12. The instructor informed students of their grades on exams and assignments promptly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.71 7 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (29%) 5 (71%)
13. The instructor demonstrated concern for students.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.43 7 0.79 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (14%) 2 (29%) 4 (57%)
14. The instructor treated students fairly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.71 7 0.49 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (29%) 5 (71%)
15. What are the instructor's major strengths as a teacher?
was really able to connect to the students and was really friendly and kind. He knew his subject well and taught it to us in a very understandable manner. I was feel I really gained a lot of knowledge about the journalism world.
He is a good teacher, provided clear direction and goal for student so we know what to do. The way he taught help me learn.
The teacher's major strengths was his knowledge of the subject from real world experience. He knew the subject well and was able to teach it in a fun way that made his class enjoyable.
Mr. Asato is very a experienced Journalist. not only does that experience give him much to teach, but it also gives him very good time management and familiarity with online tools. His class was one of the very rare classes where we stayed on schedule (as per the syllabus) the entire semester, and assignments and grades were easily accessible online.
This is Andrew. His strengths include his intelligence, and the fact that he very knowledgeable on the subject at hand.
He gets back to e-mails right away as well as he grades assignments right away. He has the students interact. He helps students out when doing in-class activities. He treats everyone fairly and always listens to students.
hot dog!
16. The instructor spoke clearly.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
4.67 6 0.52 Freq(%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (33%) 4 (67%)
17. What changes, if any, do you suggest to the instructor?
Take attendence
I would probably suggest giving more opportunities for extra credit.
The blog assignment was a little ambiguous. More guidance on it would be nice.
None
18. The instructor was not available during office hours and/or via email.
Mean N-Size Std Dev   Strongly Disagree   Disagree   Neutral   Agree   Strongly Agree  
1.43 7 0.53 Freq(%) 4 (57%) 3 (43%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
19. How did the instructor show concern for students?
always available through email. He always helped us whenever we needed it. any time anyone needed something, he helped them.
He used mant internet materials and also many news that related to our live.
He was very understanding if you were late on an assignment or if you had to miss class for personal reasons.
He was very prompt about posting online after every class session to remind us about assignments both current and upcoming.
He was always availible during office hours and via email for help.
He goes around helping students when doing in-class activities.
20. Would you recommend this instructor to students? Why or why not?
Yes, if you go to class regularly, because Its really easy to keep up if you go to class, but easy to fall behind if you have work or cant make it to class.
Yes, he is a good prof.
Yes, because he inspires students to want to be great journalists.
Yes. Mr Asato has been a journalist of a long time, and his experience gives him a lot to draw on to enrich the minds of his students.
Yes, this class is interesting and studying journalism will give an individual a little more insight as to how the complex world of media operates.
Yes because he is a good teacher and the way he teaches is good.
21. What else would you like to say about this instructor?
i admire his work
Thanks, I gain lots from you, and you inspired me.
Thank you for a great semester! It's been fun!
He keeps abreast of current issues, which is to be expected of a Journalist, but is still commendable.
He is cool.
Keep doing a good job.
22. The instructor actively listened to students.
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%)