Some college students choose to take courses in a variety of subject areas in order to get a broad education. Others choose to focus on a single subject area in order to have a deeper understanding of that area. Which approach to course selection do you t

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Some college students choose to take courses in a variety of subject areas in order to get a broad education. Others choose to focus on a single subject area in order to have a deeper understanding of that area. Which approach to course selection do you think is better for students and why?

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Average: 7 (1 vote)
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Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 419.0 444.711560045 94% => OK
No of words: 109.0 116.580246914 93% => More words wanted. You may: choose simpler words or speak faster or remove hesitations or remove long pauses, and fully use the time, do NOT save one or two seconds.
Chars per words: 3.84403669725 3.81502700369 101% => OK
Fourth root words length: 3.231146315 3.28032121604 99% => OK
Word Length SD: 1.94027479339 1.8723322822 104% => OK
Unique words: 74.0 76.076318743 97% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.678899082569 0.655143326166 104% => OK
Syllable count: 133.2 141.574747475 94% => OK
Avg_syllables_per_word: 1.2 1.21358024691 99% => OK

Performance on coherence:
Topic speech coherence ratio: 0.0478695824037 0.0738818816272 65% => OK

Acoustic performance on paragraphs:
How many acoustic paragraphs: 1.0 3.20202020202 31% => OK
Average paragraph length: 109.0 60.3232687746 181% => OK
STD paragraph length: 0.0 17.3634065801 0% => OK
Average paragraph duration: 45.44 22.9064221017 198% => OK
STD paragraph duration: 0.0 6.49597621602 0% => The duration of acoustic paragraphs keeps same.

Acoustic performance on sentences:
How many acoustic sentences: 20.0 31.1548821549 64% => OK
Average acoustic sentence length: 5.45 4.0588447711 134% => OK
STD acoustic sentence length: 3.54224505081 3.18357895611 111% => OK
Average acoustic sentences duration: 2.224 1.46810986539 151% => OK
STD acoustic sentences duration: 1.23654923072 1.01537252472 122% => OK

Acoustic performance on acoustic silence:(An acoustic silence means a little pause between two or more words)
How many acoustic silence: 22.0 28.6644219978 77% => OK
Total acoustic silence duration: 4.44 5.28593714927 84% => OK
Average acoustic silence duration: 0.201818181818 0.187982170178 107% => OK
STD acoustic silence duration: 0.182623217772 0.154715141812 118% => OK

Acoustic performance on acoustic words:
Total word duration: 39.09 35.408047138 110% => OK
Average word duration: 0.358623853211 0.306236595465 117% => OK
STD word duration: 0.295732546818 0.198589292138 149% => It may have hesitations.

Disfluencies: like hesitations, or 'ehn' or taking a long time to pronounce a word:
How many disfluencies: 13.0 6.3164983165 206% => It may have 'ehn' in the speaking, or it has hesitations or overlapping speeches.
Total_disfluencies_duration: 12.02 5.14435465769 234% => Somehow the hesitation is serious.
Total acoustic noise duration: 0.58 2.80480359147 21% => Good job. The lower, the better.

Acoustic rates:
Total speech duration: 45.44 45.0716498316 101% => OK
Compare to expected duration: 1.00977777778 1.00159221848 101% => OK
Rate of silence: 0.484154929577 0.637764685501 76% => OK
Rate of speech: 2.39876760563 2.58495923209 93% => Need to bring more content.
Rate of speech by unique words: 1.62852112676 1.68816559523 96% => OK
Rate of word duration by unique words: 1.89306728063 2.15290372801 88% => Need more unique words.
Average articulation rates: 0.336488376147 0.343871460585 98% => OK

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Rates: 70.0 out of 100
Scores by speech e-grader: 21.0 Out of 30
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Note: the speech e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas.