1LEXINGTON CAMPUS - PLANNING AND ASSESSMENT                                         Page 1
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY - SPRING 1997 TEACHER AND COURSE EVALUATION RESULTS
COLLEGE = Arts and Sciences                DEPARTMENT = Philosophy

                            SECTION A - STUDENT INFORMATION

Classification    Number    Percent           Expected grade      Number    Percent
Freshman             279      26.7             A                     437      42.8
Sophomore            237      22.7             B                     443      43.4
Junior               210      20.1             C                     103      10.1
Senior               264      25.2             D                      14       1.4
Graduate              48       4.6             E/Fail                  4       0.4
Professional           4       0.4             I                       1       0.1
Other                  4       0.4             Pass or Audit          19       1.9

Reason for taking course    Number    Percent         Hrs/week spent    Number    Percent
Required by University                                1 hour or less       298      28.8
    Studies Program             557      54.6          2 hours              322      31.1
Required by my major           182      17.8          3 hours              220      21.3
Other (e.g. elective)          281      27.5          4 - 5 hours          130      12.6
                                                       6 - 7 hours           44       4.3
                                                       8 or more hours       20       1.9

                                                  %                      %   
                                              Strongly     %      %   Strongly
                                           N  Disagree Disagree Agree  Agree   Mean  SD
                                                  (1)     (2)    (3)    (4)
SECTION B - COURSE ITEMS
1. Outlined course material and grading  1,120    1.5    3.4   49.9   45.2    3.4  0.63
2. Textbook contributed to understandin  1,098    2.0   11.0   50.2   36.8    3.2  0.72
3. Suppl read & assign helped understan  1,098    1.8    6.3   52.2   39.7    3.3  0.67
4. Exams reflected what was taught       1,024    1.7    3.2   42.7   52.4    3.5  0.64
5. Grading was fair and consistent       1,109    2.2    4.5   47.7   45.6    3.4  0.67
6. Assignments were distributed evenly   1,098    1.5    3.5   49.7   45.4    3.4  0.63
7. Graded assignments returned promptly  1,104    3.3    4.8   49.9   42.0    3.3  0.71
8. Graded assignments included comments  1,082    2.7   10.9   48.8   37.6    3.2  0.74

SECTION C - INSTRUCTOR ITEMS
9. Presented material effectively        1,119    2.8    8.4   44.3   44.5    3.3  0.74
10. Had good knowledge of subject matte  1,119    1.2    1.4   34.9   62.5    3.6  0.58
11. Was available for consultation       1,016    1.0    2.4   47.8   48.8    3.4  0.59
12. Satisfact answered class questions   1,114    2.1    6.6   41.9   49.4    3.4  0.70
13. Stimulated interest of the subject   1,109    5.9   18.1   36.7   39.3    3.1  0.89
14. Encouraged class participation       1,115    1.9    4.1   42.0   52.0    3.4  0.67

SECTION D - LEARNING OUTCOMES
15. Learned respect different viewpoint    994    1.6    8.2   52.6   37.5    3.3  0.67
16. Inc my abil to analyze & evaluate    1,075    1.8   10.3   48.7   39.3    3.3  0.71
17. Course helped abil to solve problem    982    2.7   13.1   50.5   33.6    3.1  0.75
18. Gained undrstnd of concepts & prin.  1,099    2.2    5.2   53.0   39.7    3.3  0.67
19. Course stimulated me to read furthe  1,081   10.2   29.6   33.4   26.8    2.8  0.96


                                                    %      %      %      %   
                                           N      Poor   Fair   Good Excellent Mean  SD
                                                   (1)    (2)    (3)    (4)
SECTION E - SUMMARY ITEMS
20. Overall value of the course          1,106    4.8   14.1   43.4   37.7    3.1  0.83
21. Overall quality of teaching          1,104    3.3   10.0   34.1   52.7    3.4  0.79