05-830, Advanced User Interface Software, Spring, 2009

Final Questionnaire

To be filled out in class on May 1, 2009. Please also fill out the official CMU questionnaire!


1. Are there any topics we didn't cover that should be added next time the course is taught?

2. Are they any topics we should spend more time on next time?

3. Are there any topics that we covered that you would eliminate or spend less time on next time?


4. Please rate the lectures: (Circle appropriate number)

Material Covered Too Fast  -3  -2  -1  0  1  2  3  Too Slow

	      Interesting  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  Boring

5. Any constructive suggestions for improving the lectures?



6. Was it a good idea to have the students in the class present the material at the end of the course? Comments?



7. Were there any topics covered by students that should be covered by the professor next time?





8. How were the guest lectures? 
Scott Hudson on SubArctic Input (Feb 20)
Good 1   2   3  4  5  6  7  Not Good
Scott Hudson on Constraints (Mar 4)
Good 1   2   3  4  5  6  7  Not Good

9. Comments on guest lectures:




10.  Please rate the homeworks:

	Valuable 	1  2  3  4  5  6  7  Useless
	Interesting 	1  2  3  4  5  6  7  Boring
	Easy 		1  2  3  4  5  6  7  Difficult

Comments on homeworks:



11. How many of the required readings did you read?

     All       Some      One       None

12. How many of the optional readings did you read?

     All       Some      One       None

13. Any comments on the readings?

14. This is a 12 unit course, with 3 hours of lectures, so you should be spending about 9 hours a week on homeworks and readings. Averaged over the term, how much time total did you spend on this course per week? If not about right, what should be made longer or shorter?



15. This course contained PhD, MS and undergrad students. I would appreciate any recommendations about how to make it appropriate for each group. Do you feel that it was appropriate for people at your level? If not, which level, and why not? Please recommend how it could be changed to be more appropriate.


16. If you took 05-631 (SAUI), how does the material in this course compare? Should this course be offered as an alternative to SAUI?




17. Was this course what you were expecting? If not, please explain.



18. What did you like best about the course? What did you like the least?


19. Any other suggestions or comments?



Thank you very much for helping improve this course! 

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