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SE 560: Structured Document Interchange and Processing

Corin Pitcher

Spring 01-02 Section 301
Showing 37 responses
Was this course well organized?
Exceptionally organized
 
27.0%
 
37.8%
 
18.9%
Adequately organized
 
13.5%
 
2.7%
 
 
Very poorly organized
 
 
 
N/A
 
Do you feel the course objectives were accomplished?
Closely follows objectives
 
24.3%
 
40.5%
 
27.0%
Adequate attention to objectives
 
5.4%
 
2.7%
 
 
Little attention to objectives
 
 
 
N/A
 
The amount of work you performed outside of this course was:
Too much
 
13.5%
 
10.8%
 
21.6%
Adequate
 
29.7%
 
16.2%
 
5.4%
 
2.7%
Quite small
 
 
 
N/A
 
How difficult was the course material?
Challenging
 
10.8%
 
13.5%
 
29.7%
Moderately difficult
 
18.9%
 
16.2%
 
8.1%
 
2.7%
Too easy
 
 
 
N/A
 
The textbook for this course was:
Appropriate, interesting, significantly enhanced my understanding
 
8.1%
 
10.8%
 
32.4%
Moderately helpful, somewhat interesting, increased my understanding
 
16.2%
 
13.5%
 
8.1%
 
2.7%
Inappropriate and little help
 
5.4%
 
 
N/A
 
2.7%
Supplementary reading for this course was:
Appropriate helpful
 
16.2%
 
13.5%
 
29.7%
Moderately helpful
 
18.9%
 
8.1%
 
8.1%
 
Inappropriate, dull little help in learning what was required for the course
 
 
 
N/A
 
5.4%
The assignments for the course were:
Fair, impartial, based on sufficient evidence
 
27.0%
 
29.7%
 
29.7%
Reasonably fair, based on adequate evidence
 
13.5%
 
 
 
Confusing, often made late, no relation to class work
 
 
 
N/A
 
The grading of homework and exams in this course was:
Fair, impartial, based on sufficient evidence
 
18.9%
 
32.4%
 
16.2%
Reasonably fair, based on adequate evidence
 
13.5%
 
 
2.7%
 
10.8%
Frequently partial and unfair, little evidence to justify grade
 
5.4%
 
 
N/A
 
What is your overall estimate of this course?
One of the most interesting, informative, useful, personally helpful course
 
40.5%
 
21.6%
 
24.3%
Average in interest, usefulness, etc.
 
13.5%
 
 
 
One of the least interesting, uninformative, unuseful, personally unhelpful course
 
 
 
N/A
 
How valuable was this course in terms of your technical development?
Extremely valuable
 
35.1%
 
32.4%
 
21.6%
Reasonably valuable
 
5.4%
 
5.4%
 
 
Not valuable
 
 
 
N/A
 
How would you characterize the instructor's knowledge of the subject?
Very broad, up-to-date
 
40.5%
 
37.8%
 
16.2%
Reasonably broad, accurate, up-to-date
 
5.4%
 
 
 
Seriously deficient, frequently inaccurate, out-of-date
 
 
 
N/A
 
How would you characterize the instructor's ability to present and explain the material?
Excellent
 
35.1%
 
37.8%
 
10.8%
Adequate
 
16.2%
 
 
 
Very poor
 
 
 
N/A
 
Does the instructor motivate student interest in the subject?
Arouses enthusiasm among students for the subject
 
24.3%
 
32.4%
 
18.9%
Arouses fair amount of student interest in the subject
 
16.2%
 
8.1%
 
 
Discourages student interest
 
 
 
N/A
 
How well does the instructor relate the course material to other fields?
Exceptionally
 
24.3%
 
21.6%
 
18.9%
Adequately
 
24.3%
 
2.7%
 
2.7%
 
Poorly
 
 
 
N/A
 
5.4%
Did the instructor encourage participation from the students?
Encourages participation and precisely answers questions
 
21.6%
 
29.7%
 
18.9%
Adequately encourages participation
 
24.3%
 
2.7%
 
2.7%
 
Does not encourage participation
 
 
 
N/A
 
Was the instructor accessible outside of class?
Easily accessible
 
45.9%
 
18.9%
 
13.5%
Adequately accessible
 
10.8%
 
 
 
Seldom accessible
 
 
 
N/A
 
10.8%
What was the instructor's attitude? How did he/she deal with you?
Extremely fair and impartial
 
45.9%
 
24.3%
 
18.9%
Reasonably fair
 
5.4%
 
 
5.4%
 
Unfair and disdainful
 
 
 
N/A
 
How well did the instructor conduct, plan and organize classes?
Exceptionally
 
37.8%
 
24.3%
 
21.6%
Adequately
 
16.2%
 
 
 
Poorly
 
 
 
N/A
 
Were the instructors teaching methods effective?
Very helpful
 
37.8%
 
27.0%
 
24.3%
Adequate
 
8.1%
 
2.7%
 
 
Confusing, inadequate
 
 
 
N/A
 
Would you recommend this course to another student?
Highly recommend
 
35.1%
 
40.5%
 
16.2%
Possibly recommend
 
8.1%
 
 
 
Would not recommend
 
 
 
N/A
 
Would you take this instructor for another course?
Definitely
 
37.8%
 
24.3%
 
18.9%
Possibly
 
10.8%
 
2.7%
 
 
No
 
 
2.7%
 
N/A
 
2.7%
Rate the teaching effectiveness of this instructor as compared to other faculty in the school.
Excellent
 
45.9%
 
21.6%
 
24.3%
Fair
 
2.7%
 
2.7%
 
2.7%
 
Poor
 
 
 
N/A