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Evaluation Results Språkteknologiska Delområden VT98

This page contains the evaluation results for the course Subareas of Natural Language Processing (in Swedish: Språkteknologiska Delområden) that is being taught in the Winter term of 1998 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 will be 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 VT98. There were 18 students and all have 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     2    7    6    9    9    1   Very good  
Good         16   11   11    8    7   14   Good       
Not so good   0    0    1    0    2    2   Not so good
Bad           0    0    0    0    0    0   Bad        
No answer     0    0    0    1    0    1   No answer  
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Average      73   82   78   84   82   68   Average (min: 10; max: 100)


Final evaluation

Summary of the answers to multiple choice questions of the course final evaluation forms for Språkteknologiska Delområden VT98. The course consisted of four parts: Machine Translation, CALL, Language Revision Tools and Speech Processing. All parts were evaluated seperately. There were 18 students and all 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 Machine Translation

             Q1   Q2   Q3   Q4   Q9  Q10  Q11  Q13
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Very good     3    2    6    8    1    2    1    4   Very good  
Good         11   10   10    9   14   11   11   10   Good       
Not so good   3    5    2    1    2    4    5    1   Not so good
Bad           0    0    0    0    1    1    1    0   Bad        
No answer     1    1    0    0    0    0    0    3   No answer  
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Average      69   64   77   82   65   63   60   73   Average (min: 10; max: 100)

Q5:  Very meaningful:  1; Meaningful: 12; Not so meaningful: 4; 
                                          Meaningless: 1        Average: 62
Q6:  Very meaningful: 12; Meaningful:  6; Not so meaningful: 0; Average: 90
Q7:  No change required: 12; More: 5; No answer: 1;             Average: 73
Q8:  No change required: 15; More: 3;                           Average: 85
Q12: No: 10; Yes:  8;                                           Average: 60

Answers CALL

             Q1   Q2   Q3   Q4   Q9  Q10  Q11  Q13
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Very good     9    5    9   10   10    8    1    5   Very good  
Good          8   11    8    8    8    9   14    9   Good       
Not so good   0    1    1    0    0    1    1    0   Not so good
Bad           0    0    0    0    0    0    0    1   Bad        
No answer     1    1    0    0    0    0    2    3   No answer  
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Average      84   76   83   87   87   82   68   73   Average (min: 10; max: 100)

Q5:  Very meaningful:  5; Meaningful: 12; Not so meaningful: 1; Average: 77
Q6:  Very meaningful: 12; Meaningful:  6; Not so meaningful: 0; Average: 90
Q7:  No change required: 17; More: 1;                           Average: 95
Q8:  No change required: 17; More: 1;                           Average: 95
Q12: No: 17; Yes: 1;                                            Average: 95

Answers Speech Processing

             Q1   Q2   Q3   Q4   Q9  Q10  Q11  Q13
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Very good     3    4    6    7    8    8    1    4   Very good  
Good         14   11   10   10   10    9   14   10   Good       
Not so good   0    2    2    1    0    1    1    1   Not so good
Bad           0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0   Bad        
No answer     1    1    0    0    0    0    2    3   No answer  
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Average      74   73   77   80   83   82   68   73   Average (min: 10; max: 100)

Q5:  Very meaningful:  2; Meaningful: 13; Not so meaningful: 3; Average: 68
Q6:  Very meaningful: 10; Meaningful:  5; Not so meaningful: 2;
                                          Don't know: 1;        Average: 83
Q7:  No change required: 15; More: 2; Less: 1;                  Average: 90
Q8:  No change required: 9; More:  9;                           Average: 55
Q12: No: 16; Yes: 2;                                            Average: 90

Answers Language Revision Tools

             Q1   Q2   Q3   Q4   Q9  Q10  Q11  Q13
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Very good     4    4    6    9    8    8    1    3   Very good  
Good         11   11   11    9   10    9   14   10   Good       
Not so good   1    2    1    0    0    1    1    2   Not so good
Bad           0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0   Bad        
No answer     2    1    0    0    0    0    2    3   No answer  
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Average      73   73   78   85   83   82   68   69   Average (min: 10; max: 100)

Q5:  Very meaningful:  5; Meaningful: 11; Not so meaningful: 2; Average: 75
Q6:  Very meaningful:  9; Meaningful:  7; Not so meaningful: 2; Average: 82
Q7:  No change required: 17; More: 1;                           Average: 95
Q8:  No change required: 17; More: 1;                           Average: 95
Q12: No: 14; Yes: 4;                                            Average: 80


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: May 18, 1998. erikt@stp.ling.uu.se