Donald R. Gaffney

University of Cincinnati Doctoral Student in Marketing

Uncertainty, Inference, Knowledge and Culture

​Introduction to Marketing (Summer 2018)

Student Evaluations

Instructor Excellence Rating – Mean: 7.4 Median: 7.8 [out of 8]

Instructor Communication Rating – Mean: 7.7 Median: 8 [out of 8]

Instructor Interaction Rating – Mean: 7.5 Median: 7.9 [out of 8]

Selected Student Quotes

“Probably the one of my favorite classes and favorite professors for online courses. It was really well done.”


“He did excellent, especially considering it is an online class. He was personable and friendly and I always knew I could count on him to let me know what was happening in the class. I really appreciated that.”

“Instructor sent weekly emails explaining concisely and clearly what was due that week. I greatly, GREATLY appreciated that.”

“Excellent communicator. Did not waste words. I always knew exactly what was due when. The perfect amount of reminders - not too many, not too few.”

“I really appreciated the comments I received on my grades for the discussion board modules. I got to see that he actually read my posts and what he thought of them. It felt more personal in such a large, online class.” 


“His comments on our discussion board posts were informative, helpful, and communicated that he cared about our success in the class.”

“As hard as the concepts are for this material, Professor Gaffney was very professional and acute.”

Consumer Behavior (Summer 2019)

Student Evaluations

Instructor Excellence Rating – Mean: 7.3 Median: 7.7 [out of 8]

Instructor Communication Rating – Mean: 7.4 Median: 7.7 [out of 8]

Instructor Interaction Rating – Mean: 7.4 Median: 7.8 [out of 8]

Selected Student Quotes

"I feel that I genuinely learned in this course. I enjoyed learning these materials"

"Overall, one of my favorite subjects and classes."
 

"[He] Cared about the subject matter and [made] sure we understood what was going on."

"Related well to students and what was going on in the real world outside the classroom."

"We always had a structured lecture every day of class, and our professor communicated the schedule clearly"

 © Donald Ryan Gaffney

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