TABLE 4

Student evaluations of examinations

ExaminationsRegistration
YearClarityLengthCoverageResponse (no.)No.%
20053.9 ± 1.14.3 ± 0.854.0 ± 0.99658679
20044.0 ± 0.94.1 ± 0.934.1 ± 0.88496378
20033.7 ± 1.13.9 ± 1.03.9 ± 0.92434791
  • The numbers register agreement with a question, with a value of 5 indicating strong agreement. The exact wording of the questions was: clarity, exams were clear and in appropriate format; length, exams were an appropriate length; coverage, exams tested material covered by the course (lectures and outside readings). The registration no. gives the number of students registered for the course, and the response no. gives the number responding to the overall questionnaire. %, the percentage of registered students responding.