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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Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 500.0 444.711560045 112% => OK
No of words: 132.0 116.580246914 113% => OK
Chars per words: 3.78787878788 3.81502700369 99% => OK
Fourth root words length: 3.38956122427 3.28032121604 103% => OK
Word Length SD: 1.93856516383 1.8723322822 104% => OK
Unique words: 88.0 76.076318743 116% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.666666666667 0.655143326166 102% => OK
Syllable count: 160.2 141.574747475 113% => OK
Avg_syllables_per_word: 1.2 1.21358024691 99% => OK

Performance on coherence:
Topic speech coherence ratio: 0.0676197335557 0.0738818816272 92% => OK

Acoustic performance on paragraphs:
How many acoustic paragraphs: 2.0 3.20202020202 62% => OK
Average paragraph length: 66.0 60.3232687746 109% => OK
STD paragraph length: 51.0 17.3634065801 294% => Paragraph length changes often.
Average paragraph duration: 22.565 22.9064221017 99% => OK
STD paragraph duration: 16.585 6.49597621602 255% => The duration of acoustic paragraphs changes often.

Acoustic performance on sentences:
How many acoustic sentences: 24.0 31.1548821549 77% => OK
Average acoustic sentence length: 5.5 4.0588447711 136% => OK
STD acoustic sentence length: 5.0 3.18357895611 157% => OK
Average acoustic sentences duration: 1.85333333333 1.46810986539 126% => OK
STD acoustic sentences duration: 1.4905302934 1.01537252472 147% => OK

Acoustic performance on acoustic silence:(An acoustic silence means a little pause between two or more words)
How many acoustic silence: 23.0 28.6644219978 80% => OK
Total acoustic silence duration: 3.48 5.28593714927 66% => OK
Average acoustic silence duration: 0.151304347826 0.187982170178 80% => OK
STD acoustic silence duration: 0.0982146871079 0.154715141812 63% => OK

Acoustic performance on acoustic words:
Total word duration: 39.6 35.408047138 112% => OK
Average word duration: 0.3 0.306236595465 98% => OK
STD word duration: 0.172828518971 0.198589292138 87% => OK

Disfluencies: like hesitations, or 'ehn' or taking a long time to pronounce a word:
How many disfluencies: 8.0 6.3164983165 127% => It may have 'ehn' in the speaking, or it has hesitations or overlapping speeches.
Total_disfluencies_duration: 5.77 5.14435465769 112% => OK
Total acoustic noise duration: 0.48 2.80480359147 17% => Good job. The lower, the better.

Acoustic rates:
Total speech duration: 45.13 45.0716498316 100% => OK
Compare to expected duration: 1.00288888889 1.00159221848 100% => OK
Rate of silence: 0.509638821183 0.637764685501 80% => OK
Rate of speech: 2.9248836694 2.58495923209 113% => OK
Rate of speech by unique words: 1.94992244627 1.68816559523 116% => OK
Rate of word duration by unique words: 2.22222222222 2.15290372801 103% => OK
Average articulation rates: 0.446517545455 0.343871460585 130% => OK

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Rates: 90.0 out of 100
Scores by speech e-grader: 27.0 Out of 30
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Note: the speech e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas.