This class was very enjoyable for me to teach. I have felt this way before, but my students in those classes did not always seem to agree. Here, the comments are generally either positive or constructive — I am grateful for all of them. Here are two that I want to highlight:
"I don't know how to articulate it, but I seldom speak up in classes, yet in this one I do, so whatever he's done to put my crippling social anxiety at ease and encourage discussions is certainly a strength"
"Obviously very passionate and knowledgeable about the topic. We got something very insightful every week"
I picked those quotes because they exemplify what I hope to bring to each meeting I have with my students. This semester marked the start of my 16th year as a Faculty member at the University of Regina. I feel that I am benefitting from the perspective that Eric Grimson spoke about on one of his visits back to Regina.
I can point to several things that helped with my performance and with my ratings (not in any order):