Summative (My Instrument)

Summary of Likert Scale Questions

5 (Always) 4 [Mostly] 3 [Sometimes] 2 [Rarely] 1 (Never) Total
Q1. The instructor is well-prepared for class 1011102033
Q2. The instructor clearly communicates his expectations for student preparation and participation 91275033
Q3. The instructor uses class time effectively 14955033
Q4. The instructor has clear expectations for assigned work 14972133
Q5. The instructor encourages student participation 23910033
Q6. The instructor clearly answers questions 109104033
Q7. The instructor treats students with respect 29310033
Q8. The instructor effectively directs and stimulates discussion 171240033
Q9. The instructor effectively encourages students to ask questions and give answers 211020033
Total Percentage 49%28%16%6%0%
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(Numbers in student column correspond to numbers on student comments.)

Student Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5 Q6 Q7 Q8 Q9 Average SD Mode Median
13224425553.561.3324
23333545443.780.8334
33333434553.670.8733
42223434343.000.8723
54454535444.220.6744
64545555554.780.4455
75455555444.670.5055
82233435343.220.9733
94454545454.440.5344
104454545454.440.5344
113323445443.560.8844
125555555555.000.0055
135455345534.330.8755
145555555444.780.4455
155455545554.780.4455
163224525553.671.4154
174355545554.560.7355
185555555555.000.0055
193441535353.671.3234
204455455454.560.5355
215555555454.890.3355
223545535444.220.8354
234444444444.000.0044
245555555555.000.0055
253233535553.781.2033
264444535554.330.7144
274422525443.561.2444
283343535554.001.0034
295444545554.560.5355
303332423332.890.6033
314344435554.110.7844
325555555555.000.0055
334545555554.780.4455
Avg3.883.763.974.004.673.764.854.394.584.210.42
SD0.931.031.101.090.541.030.440.700.61
Mode345554555
Median444454545

Summary of Answers to Open-Ended Questions

  1. What do you like best about this course?

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    (Numbers on responses correspond to student column on Likert scale data table. NA = No Answer.)

    1. The ranging of marks, we aren't judged on our ability to write an exam but on our application of the material. I loved how assignments were a part of class discussions
    2. Learning about design
    3. Working with a group
    4. I really like the course content
    5. The course gives an insight on how users interact with various designs
    6. Manageable course load
    7. The way of teaching the course, learn new things about designs
    8. The open discussion of topics
    9. Learning made easy and good with discussion
    10. The course is to learn about interface designs
    11. The course does not only focus on theory but through understanding of application of the themes
    12. Interaction and videos; real-life examples
    13. The way professor made things interactive. I liked it. The way he divided the project in parts so that we can make the project and at the same time study well helped me a lot
    14. Interactions, discussions, new ideas on HCC
    15. Allows for experimentation with thinking of design concepts. Also room for experimentation in the methods used for prototyping
    16. The topic seems more applicable to real life and work than most other CS courses
    17. Learned new interfaces and active participation
    18. Creative thinking; how to design interface
    19. The topics are interesting and I enjoyed learning about the design process
    20. I like to best about this course is that how to redesign any interface, and make it easier to understand everyone
    21. Opportunity to learn redesign the website
    22. Learned a lot about design interaction and how to make designs more friendly and usable
    23. Learning through video
    24. Encourages opinions, critical thinking. Made me think out of the box. Practical application of theory learnt through project
    25. It's fun and interesting
    26. Good discourse
    27. The content. I loved design
    28. The interaction between students and teacher concerning particular topics and also the project aspect of the class
    29. A much needed change from every other CS course that looks at old topics
    30. The TED talks
    31. The interactive nature
    32. NA
    33. The group project was enjoyable
  2. What would you like to change about this course?

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    (Numbers on responses correspond to student column on Likert scale data table. NA = No Answer.)

    1. The people in the class had little respect for the course or the instructor
    2. More practical assignment, less journal
    3. More reliance on the book than external material
    4. The instructor tries to stimulate discussion but it doesn't work
    5. Nothing really
    6. NA
    7. None for me
    8. I would like to see less class time spent watching TED talks / concept videos and have those assigned to watch out of class, leaving more time to discuss them
    9. Less demonstration of videos
    10. Too much assignments
    11. The class review was not extensive and it was misleading, prof informed us to focus on topics after midterm however topics from way past midterm were featured in the exam. A proper review would have prepared me better
    12. It would be nice to have a lab if possible
    13. Nothing in particular. The way the course is going on and the way it went I liked it, so according to me nothing to change
    14. Class objectives and requirements are perfect and need no change
    15. I would like to have all of the assignments with their respective rubrics given early in the class. I think this would allow for better project planning
    16. The structure is a bit unorganized and there are a lot of assignments
    17. Everything was good
    18. Use of one website instead of five different websites
    19. More focused assignments that cover topics discussed in class instead of Design Journal and Blog
    20. I would like to change this course to make some guidance to learn properly
    21. The early timing 8:30 is difficult to come in class
    22. One due date for every part of the project at the end of the semester
    23. Add more scenario
    24. NA
    25. Maybe more detail regarding assignment expectations
    26. Slightly more structured content
    27. Not much, maybe the speed of the project, went a little fast at the end
    28. Nothing
    29. More project weight and no midterm
    30. NA
    31. The professor has to be more audible and treat problem (task) before the date
    32. NA
    33. NA
  3. What do you think are the instructor's greatest strengths?

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    (Numbers on responses correspond to student column on Likert scale data table. NA = No Answer.)

    1. His ability to effectively explain concepts and give a balanced lecture with discussion and teaching
    2. NA
    3. Friendliness
    4. He is nice to students to help with projects
    5. NA
    6. Incorporating videos/outside material in a class lecture
    7. Teaching power
    8. NA
    9. He has complete command on the subject and know exactly how and what to teach
    10. His way of communication with the students, give time and respect to the students
    11. His respect for his students and he make the course look extremely easy and understandable
    12. Knows the subject very well; give examples from everyday scenarios which are easy to understand and to relate to
    13. He is patient all the time. Always smiling face. Always ready to answer all the questions. Always ready to help. Always try to bring new more innovative ideas in the class. Tries to make the class interactive and interesting
    14. Encouraged group participation, conducts interactive meeting sessions which are worth the time
    15. His classroom is a very welcoming environment. All questions are treated equally. Presentations less nervous in this environment
    16. Obviously very passionate and knowledgeable about the topic. We got something very insightful every week
    17. Allowing class to be lively
    18. He delivers lesson very good and his experience in this course is very good. He know how to teach this course
    19. Willingness to try something new and apparent care for his students' education
    20. NA
    21. NA
    22. Structures the course well; assignments and work matches the textbook content really well; learned a lot; knows the material
    23. Good knowledge about the course
    24. Communicates his expectations; clear on concepts; encourages students to think critically
    25. He's good at encouraging discussion and playing devil's advocate for the sake of said discussions
    26. NA
    27. Definitely his enthusiasm for the material and teaching in general
    28. The ability to provide/create a safe communicative and interactive atmosphere for the students. Thank you Dr. Hepting!
    29. Personality. Always does whatever he can to address a student's needs
    30. NA
    31. His knowledge about design; his politeness to every student; and the ability to relate his teachings to everyday things in the real world
    32. NA
    33. Makes us think differently; allows all students to share an opinion