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Evaluation Results Språkstatistik HT97

This page contains the evaluation results for the course Statistical approaches to Natural Language Processing (in Swedish: Språkstatistik) that was taught in the Autumn term of 1997 at the department of Linguistics at the University of Uppsala. The purpose of this page if to give a summarized overview of the responses of the students on the course. There were two evaluation rounds:

Only answers to multiple choice questions have been listed here.


Midcourse evaluation

Summary of the answers to multiple choice questions of the midcourse evaluation forms for the course Språkstatistik HT97. There were 21 students and 20 participated in the evaluation.

Questions

  1. What do you think about the course goal description and its contents description?
  2. What do you think about the course organization from a pedagogical point of view?
  3. What do you think about the organization of the lectures from a pedagogical point of view?
  4. What do you think about the organization of the exercises from a pedagogical point of view?
  5. What do you think about the interaction with the teacher?
  6. What do you think about the contents of the course literature?

Answers

             Q1   Q2   Q3   Q4   Q5   Q6
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Very good     0    8    7    2    9   11   Very good
Good         13   10   11   13   10    6   Good
Not so good   1    2    2    0    1    2   Not so good
Bad           0    0    0    0    0    0   Bad
No answer     6    0    0    5    0    1   No answer
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Average      68   79   78   69   82   83   Average (min: 10; max: 100)


Final evaluation

Summary of the answers to multiple choice questions of the final evaluation forms for the course Språkstatistik HT97. There were 21 students and 18 participated in the evaluation.

Questions

  1. What do you think about the agreement between the course plan and the course content and level?
  2. What do you think about the agreement between the required preliminary knowledge and the course content and level.
  3. What do you think about the correspondence between the course as it turned out and what you had expected from it?
  4. Do you consider the course to be good or bad?
  5. Do you think the lectures were meaningful?
  6. Do you think the exercise/lab sessions were meaningful?
  7. Should there have been more or fewer lectures?
  8. Should there have been more exercise/lab sessions?
  9. What do you think about the arrangement of the lectures from a pedagogical point of view?
  10. What do you think about the presentation of the lectures from a pedagogical point of view?
  11. What do you think about the course literature?
  12. Should the instructions for the exercise/lab sessions have been more detailed?
  13. What result do you expect for this course?

Answers

             Q1   Q2   Q3   Q4   Q9  Q10  Q11  Q13
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Very good     5    5    6   11   10   13   10    1   Very good
Good          6   10   12    6    8    5    6   14   Good
Not so good   0    2    0    1    0    0    1    1   Not so good
Bad           0    1    0    0    0    0    0    0   Bad
No answer     7    0    0    0    0    0    1    2   No answer
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Average      73   72   80   87   87   92   84   68   Average (min: 10; max: 100)

Q5:  Very meaningful: 10; Meaningful: 8; Average: 87
Q6:  Very meaningful: 11; Meaningful: 7; Average: 88
Q7:  No change required: 17; More: 1;    Average: 95
Q8:  No change required: 12; More: 6;    Average: 70
Q12: No: 14; Yes: 2; No answer: 2;       Average: 85


The following weights have been used in the average computation: very good: 100, good: 70, not so good: 40; bad: 10 and no answer: 55.
Last update: February 19, 1998. erikt@stp.ling.uu.se