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Course Evaluations

CSC 491: Applied Algorithms and Structures

Andre Berthiaume

Winter 02-03 Section 202
Showing 25 responses
Was this course well organized?
Exceptionally organized
 
4.0%
 
44.0%
 
36.0%
Adequately organized
 
4.0%
 
8.0%
 
 
4.0%
Very poorly organized
 
 
 
N/A
 
Do you feel the course objectives were accomplished?
Closely follows objectives
 
8.0%
 
28.0%
 
44.0%
Adequate attention to objectives
 
12.0%
 
4.0%
 
 
Little attention to objectives
 
4.0%
 
 
N/A
 
The amount of work you performed outside of this course was:
Too much
 
4.0%
 
16.0%
 
36.0%
Adequate
 
24.0%
 
8.0%
 
4.0%
 
8.0%
Quite small
 
 
 
N/A
 
How difficult was the course material?
Challenging
 
16.0%
 
20.0%
 
36.0%
Moderately difficult
 
8.0%
 
12.0%
 
 
4.0%
Too easy
 
4.0%
 
 
N/A
 
The textbook for this course was:
Appropriate, interesting, significantly enhanced my understanding
 
 
 
12.0%
Moderately helpful, somewhat interesting, increased my understanding
 
32.0%
 
4.0%
 
16.0%
 
20.0%
Inappropriate and little help
 
12.0%
 
 
N/A
 
4.0%
Supplementary reading for this course was:
Appropriate helpful
 
 
4.0%
 
20.0%
Moderately helpful
 
24.0%
 
4.0%
 
8.0%
 
8.0%
Inappropriate, dull little help in learning what was required for the course
 
4.0%
 
 
N/A
 
28.0%
The assignments for the course were:
Fair, impartial, based on sufficient evidence
 
8.0%
 
4.0%
 
36.0%
Reasonably fair, based on adequate evidence
 
12.0%
 
16.0%
 
8.0%
 
4.0%
Confusing, often made late, no relation to class work
 
4.0%
 
4.0%
 
N/A
 
4.0%
The grading of homework and exams in this course was:
Fair, impartial, based on sufficient evidence
 
16.0%
 
16.0%
 
24.0%
Reasonably fair, based on adequate evidence
 
32.0%
 
4.0%
 
4.0%
 
Frequently partial and unfair, little evidence to justify grade
 
4.0%
 
 
N/A
 
What is your overall estimate of this course?
One of the most interesting, informative, useful, personally helpful course
 
12.0%
 
12.0%
 
16.0%
Average in interest, usefulness, etc.
 
32.0%
 
12.0%
 
 
8.0%
One of the least interesting, uninformative, unuseful, personally unhelpful course
 
4.0%
 
 
4.0%
N/A
 
How valuable was this course in terms of your technical development?
Extremely valuable
 
4.0%
 
12.0%
 
16.0%
Reasonably valuable
 
28.0%
 
8.0%
 
12.0%
 
4.0%
Not valuable
 
 
8.0%
 
8.0%
N/A
 
How would you characterize the instructor's knowledge of the subject?
Very broad, up-to-date
 
28.0%
 
20.0%
 
44.0%
Reasonably broad, accurate, up-to-date
 
 
 
 
4.0%
Seriously deficient, frequently inaccurate, out-of-date
 
 
 
4.0%
N/A
 
How would you characterize the instructor's ability to present and explain the material?
Excellent
 
28.0%
 
24.0%
 
20.0%
Adequate
 
16.0%
 
4.0%
 
 
Very poor
 
4.0%
 
 
4.0%
N/A
 
Does the instructor motivate student interest in the subject?
Arouses enthusiasm among students for the subject
 
24.0%
 
8.0%
 
32.0%
Arouses fair amount of student interest in the subject
 
24.0%
 
 
4.0%
 
Discourages student interest
 
4.0%
 
 
4.0%
N/A
 
How well does the instructor relate the course material to other fields?
Exceptionally
 
8.0%
 
16.0%
 
40.0%
Adequately
 
16.0%
 
4.0%
 
4.0%
 
8.0%
Poorly
 
 
 
4.0%
N/A
 
Did the instructor encourage participation from the students?
Encourages participation and precisely answers questions
 
16.0%
 
12.0%
 
40.0%
Adequately encourages participation
 
24.0%
 
 
 
4.0%
Does not encourage participation
 
 
 
4.0%
N/A
 
Was the instructor accessible outside of class?
Easily accessible
 
12.0%
 
20.0%
 
36.0%
Adequately accessible
 
16.0%
 
 
4.0%
 
8.0%
Seldom accessible
 
 
 
N/A
 
4.0%
What was the instructor's attitude? How did he/she deal with you?
Extremely fair and impartial
 
16.0%
 
20.0%
 
28.0%
Reasonably fair
 
12.0%
 
4.0%
 
12.0%
 
4.0%
Unfair and disdainful
 
 
 
4.0%
N/A
 
How well did the instructor conduct, plan and organize classes?
Exceptionally
 
20.0%
 
16.0%
 
44.0%
Adequately
 
12.0%
 
 
 
4.0%
Poorly
 
 
 
4.0%
N/A
 
Were the instructors teaching methods effective?
Very helpful
 
20.0%
 
12.0%
 
36.0%
Adequate
 
20.0%
 
 
4.0%
 
Confusing, inadequate
 
4.0%
 
 
4.0%
N/A
 
Would you recommend this course to another student?
Highly recommend
 
8.0%
 
12.0%
 
20.0%
Possibly recommend
 
28.0%
 
12.0%
 
 
Would not recommend
 
4.0%
 
 
12.0%
N/A
 
4.0%
Would you take this instructor for another course?
Definitely
 
24.0%
 
12.0%
 
24.0%
Possibly
 
12.0%
 
8.0%
 
8.0%
 
4.0%
No
 
 
 
8.0%
N/A
 
Rate the teaching effectiveness of this instructor as compared to other faculty in the school.
Excellent
 
12.0%
 
24.0%
 
32.0%
Fair
 
12.0%
 
12.0%
 
 
Poor
 
4.0%
 
 
4.0%
N/A