Student Feedback

At the end of each semester, students are given the opportunity to evaluate courses and instructors. Below are some recent comments from students.

Anonymous student comments on end-of-course surveys

Amazing Grace Virtual Academy Feedback

  • I would like to thank the [AGVA] administration and the instructor for making this course feel like one that I am taking right here in my school.

  • Thank you so much for allowing me to take a class like this that I wouldn't normally have access to at my school.

Religious Courses Feedback

Life of Christ:

  • The instructor gave us challenging work that really increased my understand of the Bible. He did a great job.

  • This course allows the students to really dive into learning God's Word on their own but with guided assistance.


Religion (Old Testament History: Digging Deeper)

  • Going through the STORIES in the Bible was so great! And going through the meanings.

  • This course really helped me understand the Old Testament better!

English Courses Feedback

English 9

  • [The instructor] was nice and she helped with my questions quickly.

  • The [instructors] greatest strength is her understanding and willingness to work with students.

Creative Writing:

  • The instructor had an engaging teaching style and was incredibly helpful with any questions and concerns.

  • I really enjoyed this class and I feel as if my knowledge of writing has grown more from taking this than it did when I took creative writing a few years ago. Thank you so much for allowing me to take a class like this that I wouldn't normally have access to at my school.

Science Fiction/Fantasy Literature:

  • Everyone taking the course has interest in the topics so the discussion among students is better than any other class I have.

  • [The course] had me very involved with many different types of books I probably would have never even opened or even thought about reading.


AP English Lit and Composition:

  • Answers to questions were clear and came in a timely manner. Video lectures were very helpful. Due dates for assignments gave for enough time to confidently be able to finish them, I didn't feel rushed to complete everything.


  • The teacher's dedication and effective teaching methods have really aided and improved me.

Math Courses Feedback

Algebra 1:

  • The instructor was really great! She was always willing to video chat and gave helpful feedback. She also explained things very well!

  • I have probably learned the most in a semester in this math class than ever before. I am thankful that I know how to do a lot of stuff now.

Geometry:

  • [The course] provides good instruction and the teacher teaches us very well in the videos.

  • I thought [the instructor] was very responsive and encouraging. It was also helpful when he sent out emails to all his students reminding us of something coming up. It made me feel like I wasn't just interacting with a computer.

Science Courses Feedback

AP Environmental Science:

  • The course covers a wide variety of topics but remains focused on Christian stewardship and conservation.

  • [The instructor] is very receptive to the feedback which is really nice. He uses his previous experiences as a researcher and professor to help and share the information that he has learned.

Human Anatomy & Physiology:

  • Even though the entire course is online, [the instructor's] passion for the subject is clearly evident in his lesson guides and feedback. He took the time to make sure that the class felt personal. In addition, he is very knowledgeable and explains everything clearly.

  • [The best thing about this course was] the relations back to God and how anatomy can be used in everyday life.

Medical Terminology:

  • [The instructor] was very helpful and responded quickly when we had questions

  • It was evident that [the instructor] cared about his students and sent emails to check progress if it looked like people were falling behind, which was appreciated as well.

Social Studies Courses Feedback

AP U.S. History:

  • The reading guides and videos were a strength of the course.

  • Very clear assignments and fair grading. I liked that we did a few different types of assignments, like worksheets, or slideshow recordings, or DBQ's or longer essays.

Introduction to Psychology:

  • The expectations for each lesson were very clear and easy to understand, and the material was taught in a concise way.

  • I really liked that there were a lot of discussion posts so that I could talk with other people from different schools about the same thing that I was learning and get their thoughts.

AP Psychology:

  • The course overall was really interesting and I often found myself WANTING to read more off of the book, which seldom happens with any other course I take.

  • AP Psychology is one of my favorite classes just because the content we learn is actually interesting and the website is structured very nicely so it makes me want to continue to learn and do the work in this class.


World History:

  • The instructor was very helpful in the course.

  • [The instructor] didn't overload us with homework and he gave us days where all we had to do was read something. So, we had breaks from homework like how it would be in an in-person class.

World Regional Geography:

  • The class allows you to look in-depth at a region and really breaks it down and you learn a lot about how geography can impact a region.

  • I am grateful for the opportunity MLC has provided to receive college credits from this course.

World Languages Courses Feedback

American Sign Language 1

  • [The instructor] is always happy to help and is always open to any questions. I also like the fact that she puts Bible verses on each week of the daily schedule.

  • The class is unique, and that is probably one of its biggest strengths. It's a history class, a language class, and almost an acting class all rolled into one. The instructor is very understanding and worked with me to figure out the little bumps that I ran into this semester.

American Sign Language 2

  • [The instructor] understands the ASL culture and knows the subject well.

  • The instructor always answered my questions and even gave more information on some subjects which was greatly appreciated.

Chinese

  • All good feedback, her quick communication was very appreciated!

  • Since the instructor could speak local Chinese, I was able to learn the accurate pronunciation.

German 1

  • It‘s evident that the instructor truly cares about her students. She wants us to succeed and to learn as much as possible, and she demonstrates that in the way she teaches during our weekly calls. She would go out of her way to find useful resources and assignments that she knew would help me.

  • I thoroughly enjoyed taking this course, and I really liked the dynamics of it. The calls and assignments were very helpful, and there was always a good variety of assessments.

German 2

  • Being able to meet once a week [via Zoom] is very helpful for this class. It allows us to go over any parts we had questions on, and actually practice speaking some German. Padlet was also very fun and helpful to use. I liked being able to talk to the Siegen kids.

  • The instructor is helpful and clear. [She] always respond to questions quickly and give helpful advice to help us understand better. The instructor is also very kind and understanding.

German 3

  • [The instructor] applies the knowledge to real life and makes learning about Germany a priority. It is nice to learn the German language, but some of my favorite lessons were when she gave us articles to read and reflect on about the traditions or ways of life in Germany.

  • I see the interest portrayed by the instructor, her enthusiasm and education, as well as time flexibility as her greatest strengths. She is always looking for the best way to benefit our learning with selflessness.

Latin 1

  • This course does exceptionally well at teaching the rules and mechanics of Latin. Also, Latin 1 does well at teaching the different aspects of Roman culture

  • The course and the textbook were completely in sync. There wasn't a time when something online didn't match the textbook I had in my hand.

Latin 2

  • [The instructor] is very patient and understanding. His feedback is greatly helpful. He professes his faith as well.

  • Clear and great instructions and guidelines to do assignments and assessments, very fast responses from email, and very good at pointing at my errors in an easy way to understand.

Latin 3

  • [The instructor] is very clear when it comes to assignments and also is understanding/empathetic about extensions. The course has a lot of helpful videos/resources if I get stuck and confused.

  • [The instructor] is very receptive and responsive. His answers to my emails are immediate and helpful. He sends out a helpful email each week, telling us what to expect for the week's assignments.

Latin 4

  • [The instructor] gives very clear feedback. Keeps things consistent and the content was very well organized.

  • The feedback I got on my lessons was very thorough and really has helped me.


Spanish 1A

  • I loved the instructor. I think she did a really good job of providing help when needed. I also like how nice and flexible she is. I have learned a lot of grammar so far which will definitely help me with higher levels of Spanish.

  • [The teacher] is such a loving instructor who cares about us and wants what is best for us. She really makes us thrive and wants us to succeed!


Spanish 1B

  • The course is very good at teaching grammatical work and how to write Spanish, and the instructor is very good at teaching the material in different ways, sometimes explaining it in the form of a recording or just writing it.

  • This course is set up very well, and it supplies many tools that help you complete your assignments. The instructor set clear expectations and made learning fun.


Technology/Business Courses Feedback

Introduction to Multimedia (Digital Media and Design)

  • The instructor made the directions clear and precise, and responded and graded my assignments very quickly. She also offered additional help to me when I asked.

  • The course was well balanced and seemed to have taken into account the fact that we as students have other classes to worry about and therefore didn't overload us with deadlines and homework.

Introduction to Programming:

  • This class has been so much fun and I'm a little sad it's almost over. But in the end, I've learned what I came here to learn: how to program. In the end, I'm glad this course has been such a good time.

  • This course has been amazing. I'm so glad I took it, and I can definitely see programming in my future.

Game Programming:

  • The instructor was very nice and helpful.

  • The instructor was very kind and provided help when needed.

Web Page Design:

  • When working through the lessons the instructor explained what we had to complete very well. Usually, in an online class, the instruction can be hard to follow but I did not see anything like that in this course.

  • I could tell the instructor was very knowledgeable in this field and he did a great job explaining things in an understandable way.

Computer Applications

  • Instructor feedback was beneficial and given in an appropriate amount of time.

  • I liked learning about different things to do on a computer! It was fun!

Fine Arts Courses Feedback

2D Art and Design:

  • This course leaves a lot of room for creativity and independence. The instructor is very open to and appreciative of ideas, which is helpful to a self-doubting artist.

  • [The Instructor] gives feedback very quickly and is very honest about her critiques. Very nice, and genuinely seems excited to teach this course.

Digital Photography:

  • [The instructor had] quick responses and [was] very knowledgeable when it came to photography and good technique.

  • The instructor put in time to write thoughtful messages on every assignment.