Student Evals Summary

From UC Davis:

  • Average for all Likert scale questions was 4.5/5.0.
  • Scores were consistently above departmental averages on several questions, including:
    • The instructor treated students with respect. (4.9/5.0)
    • The instructor encouraged class participation. (4.7/5.0)
    • Discussion was clearly related to course goals. (4.7/5.0)
  • The question “The instructor treated students with respect” received a perfect score of 5.0/5.0 for several quarters.
  • “Coming into [UWP 1], I was really scared because I was not confident in writing at all. However, Professor Coad was always very clear with what he expected from us. He was so kind & so willing to help us & always there to answer any questions. You can really tell he truly cares about his students. He is the best writing teacher I’ve ever had…” (Winter 2018)
  • “The professor was energetic and it looked as if he was always had enthusiasm for what he was teaching. Awesome professor!!!” (Winter 2018)
  • “The readings and activities that made me apply the concepts allowed for clearer understanding and I was able to connect the same writing techniques to my other classes” (Fall 2017)
  • “I feel that all the readings and activities had purpose in this course” (Fall 2017)
  • “I also appreciated how supportive and encouraging this class was…I wasn’t afraid to try” (Fall 2017)

From Solano Community College:

  • Summary Question: I would recommend this instructor to my friends as…
    • 48% of students in my class said “One of the best”
    • 72% of students in my class said “One of the best” or “Above average”
  • Average for all Likert scale questions was 4.4/5.0.
    • 4.7/5.0 on “The instructor shows sensitivity to the feelings/needs of students”
    • 4.7/5.0 on “The instructor treats students fairly and equally”
  • “He is a great instructor and is willing to work with anyone who needs help. He really wants to see his student succeed” (Fall 2019)
  • “I appreciate the effort that’s been shown to be available to me being a student who struggles with critical writing” (Fall 2019)
  • “Great teacher! 10/10” (Fall 2019)