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Evaluation Results Språkteknologiska Delområden VT97

This page contains the evaluation results for the course Subareas of Natural Language Processing (in Swedish: Språkteknologiska Delområden VT97) that was taught in the Winter 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 Språkteknologiska Delområden VT97. There were 20 students and all 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     6    7    9    3    4    1   Very good  
Good         14   13   11   13   16    5   Good       
Not so good   0    0    0    3    0    1   Not so good
Bad           0    0    0    0    0    0   Bad        
No answer     0    0    0    1    0   13   No answer  
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Average      79   81   84   69   76   60   Average (min: 10; max: 100)


Final evaluation

Summary of the answers to multiple choice questions of the course final evaluation forms for Språkteknologiska Delområden VT97. The course consisted of four parts: Machine Translation, CALL, Language Revision Tools and Speech Processing. All parts were evaluated seperately. There were 20 students and all 20 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 Machine Translation

             Q1   Q2   Q3   Q4   Q9  Q10  Q11  Q13
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Very good     5    6    6    7    3    5    1    0   Very good  
Good         12   10   11   10   13   14   11   14   Good       
Not so good   0    4    3    3    4    1    1    3   Not so good
Bad           0    0    0    0    0    0    0    1   Bad        
No answer     3    0    0    0    0    0    7    2   No answer  
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Average      75   73   75   76   69   76   65   61   Average (min: 10; max: 100)

Q5:  Very meaningful: 5; Meaningful: 11; Not so meaningful: 4; Average: 72
Q6:  Very meaningful: 7; Meaningful: 10; Not so meaningful: 3; Average: 76
Q7:  No change required: 11; More: 9;                          Average: 60
Q8:  Less: 1; No change required: 7; More: 12;                 Average: 46
Q12: No: 5; Yes: 15; No answer: 0;                             Average: 33

Answers CALL

             Q1   Q2   Q3   Q4   Q9  Q10  Q11  Q13
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Very good     7    8   12   10    7   10    1    4   Very good  
Good         10   11    8    9   13   10   11   12   Good       
Not so good   0    1    0    1    0    0    1    2   Not so good
Bad           0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0   Bad        
No answer     3    0    0    0    0    0    7    2   No answer  
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Average      78   81   88   84   81   85   65   72   Average (min: 10; max: 100)

Q5:  Very meaningful: 7; Meaningful: 13; Not so meaningful: 0; Average: 81
Q6:  Very meaningful: 9; Meaningful: 11; Not so meaningful: 0; Average: 84
Q7:  No change required: 20;                                   Average: 100
Q8:  Less: 1; No change required: 18; More: 1;                 Average: 96
Q12: No: 17; Yes: 1; No answer: 2;                             Average: 91

Answers Speech Processing

(there was one non-answer for question 6)

             Q1   Q2   Q3   Q4   Q9  Q10  Q11  Q13
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Very good     6    7    9    6    6    9    1    1   Very good  
Good         11   13    9   12   14   11   11   15   Good       
Not so good   0    0    1    1    0    0    1    2   Not so good
Bad           0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0   Bad        
No answer     3    0    1    1    0    0    7    2   No answer  
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Average      77   81   81   77   79   84   65   67   Average (min: 10; max: 100)

Q5:  Very meaningful: 6; Meaningful: 13; Not so meaningful: 1; Average: 78
Q6:  Very meaningful: 6; Meaningful: 12; Not so meaningful: 1; Average: 77
Q7:  No change required: 20;                                   Average: 100
Q8:  Less: 1; No change required: 11; More: 6; No answer: 2;   Average: 69
Q12: No: 16; Yes: 1; No answer: 3;                             Average: 89

Answers Language Revision Tools

             Q1   Q2   Q3   Q4   Q9  Q10  Q11  Q13
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Very good     6    8    8    9    7   10    1    1   Very good  
Good         10   12   11    9   13   10   11   15   Good       
Not so good   1    0    1    2    0    0    1    2   Not so good
Bad           0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0   Bad        
No answer     3    0    0    0    0    0    7    2   No answer  
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Average      75   82   81   81   81   85   65   67   Average (min: 10; max: 100)

Q5:  Very meaningful: 7; Meaningful: 13; Not so meaningful: 0; Average: 81
Q6:  Very meaningful: 7; Meaningful: 12; Not so meaningful: 1; Average: 79
Q7:  No change required: 20;                                   Average: 100
Q8:  Less: 2; No change required: 14; More: 3; No answer: 1;   Average: 84
Q12: No: 13; Yes: 5; No answer: 2;                             Average: 73


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