I was going to blog about this a while back, but ended up never getting around to it until now. Last fall when I was in Utah I taught a couple classes at Utah Valley University as an adjunct instructor. For the most part the students seemed to really enjoy my classes and left really positive comments on my evaluations. These two, however, were my favorite:
"SD" means "strongly disagree" and "SA" means strongly agree. The only SD's I received happened to be from this student. In fact the only responses that were less than an N (neutral) were from this student as well. I'm guess it was either one of the students who sat in the back of the class and never did the reading, or else it was a student who had nearly 20 absences and was angry that he was failing the course.
Luckily, most of my other students gave me much higher marks, and left comments such as this:
This, however, was perhaps the best comment I could ever receive: