The following comments are taken from student feedback forms. Complete sets of course evaluations are available upon request.
Organization and Syllabus
“I loved this course and it was my favorite that I have taken this semester. Mark Kaufman was a great instructor w/ clear and organized presentation of material."
“Good course, really liked the subject and readings.”
“I really liked using both texts and movies.”
“All the assignments were fair and useful.”
“Good at encouraging class discussions. Has interesting ideas.”
“He is enthusiastic and always encourages the class to stay engaged in the material.”
“No pressure, excellent interaction, great feedback.”
Feedback on Written Assignments
“His comments on my papers were the most helpful that I have ever gotten.”
“Thank you for the extensive comments on the papers. They were insightful [and] they challenged me to become more critical of my own writing."
“He made great comments on my papers and he is always available outside of class.”
“I thought that Professor Kaufman did an excellent job making himself available outside of class time for students who could not make it to office hours. I thought that my writing improved a lot because of his help."
“I appreciate your prompt responses to my numerous emails!”
“I really enjoyed this course and learned more than I have in previous English classes. Mark was a great teacher.”
“I truly looked forward to each class meeting.”
“I would take another English class with him.”
“[The] professor is a great teacher and I’ll be back next semester.”
“The class has given me thoughts of possibly majoring in the subject.”