[an error occurred while processing this directive] COMP9242 Official Surveys
[CSE]  Advanced Operating Systems 
COMP9242 2013/S2 
UNSW
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Official UNSW Course Surveys

These are the results of the official subject survey conducted at the end of session. All questions are out of 7, with 7 indicating strongest agreement, 1 indicating strongest disagreement. The notation 5.1±2.1 means that the average was 5.1 and the standard deviation was 2.1. The third column gives the scores for the indicated years.

Q# question 2000
1999
1998
1997
comments
 1 objectives have been made clear 5.8±1.0
6.0±1.0
5.7±1.2
5.8±0.7
lowest answer was 4
 
 
 
 2 documented objectives agreed with what was actually taught 5.5±1.1
6.0±0.8
5.8±1.0
5.5±1.0
lowest answer was 4
 
 
 
 3 weights of assessments reflect the importance of the topics asessed 5.8±1.2
6.4±0.6
5.3±1.4
5.7±0.9
 
lowest answer a single 5!
 
 
 4 feedback was adequate 5.3±1.4
5.9±1.0
5.4±0.9
5.4±0.9
 
lowest answer a single 4 
lowest answer was 4
 
 5 components of subject were well coordinated 5.3±1.4
5.8±1.2
5.4±1.1
5.3±1.0
 
 
 6 assessment tasks were adequate 6.1±1.2
6.5±0.6
4.8±1.2
6.0±0.9
lowest answer was 4
lowest answer a single 5!
 
lowest answer was 4
 7 physical facilities were adequate 4.1±1.8
6.5±0.7
5.0±1.3
4.3±1.2
problems with network connectors
lowest answer was 5 
 
lab upgraded since
 8 tutorials were helpful
This question is really irrelevant for COMP9242.
5.5±0.9
5.8±1.3
5.3±1.4
5.1±0.9
 
 
 
 9 lab sessions were helpful
Also not clear what this one means here...
6.1±1.1
5.7±1.2
5.0±1.7
5.5±1.1
 
 
 
 10 support structures were adequate 5.0±1.7
5.9±1.3
5.4±1.2
5.1±1.1
 
 
 
 11 material was well structured 5.7±1.2
5.6±0.9
5.7±1.1
5.3±0.9
 
 
 
lowest answer was 4
 12 text and supplementary materials were helpful 5.3±1.5
5.6±0.9
4.9±1.2
4.9±1.1
 
 
 
 13 reference materials were useful 5.0±1.5
5.4±1.1
5.3±1.3
4.7±1.1
 
 
new L4 user manual
 
 14 overall quality of subject was high 6.1±0.8
6.4±0.6
6.2±0.8
5.7±0.7
only 7's and 6's, plus one 4!
lowest answer a single 5!
lowest answer was 5!
lowest answer was 4
 15 level of difficulty was appropriate compared to other subjects 6.0±1.2
5.8±1.9
3.9±2.0
5.4±1.5
 
Double credit points helped.
 
 
 16 would recommend subject to another students 6.0±1.6
5.8±1.4
5.6±1.6
5.5±1.4
 
 

The sample and class sizes:
year 2000199919981997
class size 15184244
sample size 15172031
% sampled 100944870

See the informal surveys for more comments.


Last modified: 02 Aug 2002.