2009-09-28T11:16:37+01:00

Subject: YAPC::Europe 2009 - Talk & Tutorial Evaluations

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: YAPC::Europe 2009 - Talk & Tutorial Evaluations
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 10:14:20 +0100
From: Barbie
To: Jozef Kutej

Hi,

In this email, please find the feedback received from the surveys available for
YAPC::Europe 2009. 

An Explanation of the Tables:

For the table matrix below, each row represents the question asked of the respondee,
with the columns representing the rating given, graded from 1 to 10, where 1 represents
a low rating and 10 a high one. The values in each cell represent the number of
respondees who rated the question with a particular value.

Due to space restrictions, the text of each question has been truncated. The full text for
the questions are as below:

* Quality of presentation materials?
* Your prior knowledge of subject?
* Speaker's presentation of subject?
* Speaker's knowledge of subject?
* Overall presentation rating?


Static can be more:

-----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Questions         |  1 |  2 |  3 |  4 |  5 |  6 |  7 |  8 |  9 | 10 |
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Quality of presen |  - |  - |  - |  - |  - |  2 |  - |  2 |  - |  - |
| Your prior knowle |  - |  1 |  - |  - |  1 |  - |  1 |  1 |  - |  - |
| Speaker's present |  - |  - |  - |  - |  - |  2 |  - |  2 |  - |  - |
| Speaker's knowled |  - |  - |  - |  - |  - |  - |  1 |  2 |  1 |  - |
| Overall presentat |  - |  - |  - |  - |  - |  2 |  - |  2 |  - |  - |
-----------------------------------------------------------------------

How could the tutorial or presentation be improved?

* could probably also done in 20min without going into the details
* There was too much detail.  It would be better to show less code -
  just bits that are tricky or especially cool.  The code should be
  prepared as a slide, so that the presenter didn't have to keep
  zooming in on each new code window.  Focusing on key aspects of the
  topic would probably give the presentation more impact as there would
  be less detail to be presented and so less to have to pay attention
  to, and the speaker would be able to spend more time on the important
  aspects.

Regards,
Barbie.
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