COURSE EVALUATION COURSE EVALUATION

CMSC 420: Data Structures.

Instructor: Sharat Chandran

Your responses to the questionnaire below will help in improving this course. So please give frank responses. You need not disclose your identity anywhere in this form.

Given below are questions requiring numerical answers and statements for which you should indicate the extent of your agreement by ticking the appropriate box. The following abbreviations are used: SD : strongly disagree; D : disagree; U : undecided; A : agree; SA : strongly agree.

OVERALL COURSE ORGANIZATION

3. The instructor was interested in teaching the course.
SD D U A SA
4. The goals to be achieved through the course and the plan for the course were clearly specified.
SD D U A SA
5. The reading material as prescribed by the instructor was easily available and adequate.
SD D U A SA
6. The course provided adequate problem sets of course projects or other mechanisms for applying the material learned in the course.
SD D U A SA
7. Considering the amount of work that was expected in the course, how many credits should the course have had?
2 3 4 5 6

LECTURES AND STUDENT INTERACTION

8. The lectures were well prepared and organized.
SD D U A SA
9. The instructor used visual aids(e.g blackboard, transprencies) effectively.
SD D U A SA
10. The instructor spoke clearly and articulately.
SD D U A SA
11. The instructor had a good command of the subject.
SD D U A SA
12. The instructor made it a point to emphasise major themes/insights and fundamental concepts .
SD D U A SA
13. The instructor was able to arouse student curiosity in the subject .
SD D U A SA
14. The lectures were easy to understand
SD D U A SA
15. While lecturing the instructor was aware how well the class was understanding him/her
SD D U A SA
16. The instructor encouraged student interaction during lectures.
SD D U A SA
17. The clarity of explanations was good.
SD D U A SA
18. The instructor was friendly and helpful outside of class.
SD D U A SA
19. The instructor respected students.
SD D U A SA
20. The instructor respected students.
SD D U A SA


HOMEWORK

21. The homework assignments were of appropriate hardness/length
SD D U A SA
22. Understanding was tested, rather than rote learning
SD D U A SA
23. The grading standards were fair and clearly defined.
SD D U A SA
24. Solutions to problem sets/examinations were discussed in class or presented in other ways(handouts, e-mail).
SD D U A SA


RESULTS

25. My appreciations/enthusiasm for the area to which the course belongs has increased.
SD D U A SA
26. On the whole, it was worthwhile taking this course
SD D U A SA
27. Overall, the instructor was an effective teacher.
SD D U A SA


ADDITIONAL COMMENTS

28. Comments


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