Student Evaluations (Spring 2015)

Instructor: Nathalie Al-Zyoud
Institution: George Washington University, The Elliott School of International Affairs
Course Title: “Building Resilient Communities: an introduction to strengthening resilience in conflict-affected countries”
Course Number: IAFF 6052.18
Dates: 1/24/2015 and 1/31/2015
Course time: S 0900-1700


Number of students: 19



Evaluation Summary

The instructor was knowledgeable about the subject matter100%

The instructor was easy to interact with100%

The instructor completed all course modules in a timely manner95%

I am satisfied with the quality of the course100%

I would recommend Nathalie Al-Zyoud as an instructor100%




Student Feedback

“Fantastic instructor: clear communicator, high energy, very experienced and thoughtful about pedagogy. Excellent!”

“Great course in understanding resilience and conflict resolution. Highly recommend.”

“Good course, practical skills, it was tricky to apply material we had just learned in the exercises, but I learned a lot by doing that.”

“Instructor was knowledgeable and a very good facilitator of discussion. She was also very organized and very personable.”

“Wonderful course and engaging from 9:00 – 5:00, whole way through. More time for Q&A would be recommended.”

“Probably one of the best, practically applicable courses I’ve taken at GWU. Wonderful, insightful instructor.”

“Very informative and interactive class. I enjoyed it very much!”

“The tools and activities were very informative and the structure of the class facilitated learning. I would highly recommend this skills class.”

“A very good additional to the skills course group. Very informative and useful to know in any professional setting.”

“This was an excellent course that I would recommend to anyone working with communities experiencing conflict. I wish it was longer so there was more time to go over the skills we discussed.”

“Very impressed with her approach to conflict resolution.”

“Very sophisticated, comprehensive and, most importantly, practical course.”

“My final, and best skills course at the Elliott school, well taught and useful.”

“This course was insightful and provided very concrete ideas for implementing lessons/tools. Highly recommended.”




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