LEXINGTON CAMPUS - PLANNING AND ASSESSMENT                                         Page 1 
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY - Spring 1996 TEACHER AND COURSE EVALUATION RESULTS                
COLLEGE = Arts and Sciences                DEPARTMENT = Philosophy                        
                                                                                           
                            SECTION A - STUDENT INFORMATION                                
                                                                                           
Classification    Number    Percent           Expected grade      Number    Percent       
Freshman              93      14.5             A                     238      38.0        
Sophomore             98      15.2             B                     293      46.7        
Junior               160      24.9             C                      64      10.2        
Senior               241      37.5             D                       9       1.4        
Graduate              42       6.5             E/Fail                  1       0.2        
Professional           4       0.6             I                       1       0.2        
Other                  5       0.8             Pass or Audit          21       3.3        
                                                                                           
Reason for taking course    Number    Percent         Hrs/week spent    Number    Percent 
Required by University                                1 hour or less       133      20.8  
    Studies Program             251      39.5          2 hours              194      30.3  
Required by my major           117      18.4          3 hours              169      26.4  
Other (e.g. elective)          268      42.1          4 - 5 hours           97      15.2  
                                                       6 - 7 hours           39       6.1  
                                                       8 or more hours        8       1.2  
                                                                                           
                                                  %                      %                 
                                              Strongly     %      %   Strongly             
                                           N  Disagree Disagree Agree  Agree   Mean  SD    
                                                  (1)     (2)    (3)    (4)                
SECTION B - COURSE ITEMS                                                                  
1. Outlined course material and grading    684    0.1    2.3   53.7   43.9    3.4  0.55   
2. Textbook contributed to understandin    680    1.8    8.1   50.3   39.9    3.3  0.69   
3. Suppl read & assign helped understan    660    1.2    7.3   56.8   34.7    3.3  0.64   
4. Exams reflected what was taught         615    0.5    5.2   52.0   42.3    3.4  0.60   
5. Grading was fair and consistent         664    1.1    6.6   54.8   37.5    3.3  0.63   
6. Assignments were distributed evenly     647    1.2    4.9   56.1   37.7    3.3  0.62   
7. Graded assignments returned promptly    659    1.2    5.3   58.1   35.4    3.3  0.62   
8. Graded assignments included comments    634    0.8   12.0   55.8   31.4    3.2  0.66   
                                                                                           
SECTION C - INSTRUCTOR ITEMS                                                              
9. Presented material effectively          685    1.5    8.8   48.8   41.0    3.3  0.69   
10. Had good knowledge of subject matte    686    0.0    1.2   29.9   69.0    3.7  0.49   
11. Was available for consultation         604    0.3    2.0   56.1   41.6    3.4  0.55   
12. Satisfact answered class questions     686    0.7    3.4   50.3   45.6    3.4  0.59   
13. Stimulated interest of the subject     675    4.1   14.2   44.6   37.0    3.1  0.81   
14. Encouraged class participation         682    0.7    3.5   43.8   51.9    3.5  0.60   
                                                                                           
SECTION D - LEARNING OUTCOMES                                                             
15. Learned respect different viewpoint    625    1.4    5.4   55.7   37.4    3.3  0.63   
16. Inc my abil to analyze & evaluate      649    1.7    8.3   52.1   37.9    3.3  0.68   
17. Course helped abil to solve problem    573    2.8   14.5   52.9   29.8    3.1  0.74   
18. Gained undrstnd of concepts & prin.    667    2.2    4.9   54.4   38.4    3.3  0.66   
19. Course stimulated me to read furthe    663    8.0   23.2   40.1   28.7    2.9  0.91   
                                                                                          
                                                    %      %      %      %                 
                                           N      Poor   Fair   Good Excellent Mean  SD    
                                                   (1)    (2)    (3)    (4)                
SECTION E - SUMMARY ITEMS                                                                 
20. Overall value of the course            681    3.4   11.6   43.5   41.6    3.2  0.78   
21. Overall quality of teaching            679    1.8    7.5   34.3   56.4    3.5  0.71   

                                                                                           
Number of forms preslugged = at least 1073                                                
Number of forms scanned = 690                                                             
Number of forms with at least one student response = 689                                  
Percent completed = 64.2 %