Computer Science 161 - Spring 2016

Instructor David Wagner 125 respondents
Gives lectures that are well organized 4.9 / 5
Is enthusiastic about the subject matter 5.0 / 5
Identifies what he/she considers important 4.8 / 5
Has an interesting style of presentation 4.8 / 5
Uses visual aids and blackboards effectively 4.8 / 5
Encourages questions from students 5.0 / 5
Is careful and precise in answering questions 4.9 / 5
Relates to students as individuals 4.8 / 5
Is accessible to students outside of class 4.9 / 5
Is friendly and helpful to students during office hours 4.9 / 5
Gives interesting and stimulating assignments 4.7 / 5
Gives exams that permit students to show their understanding 4.5 / 5
Uses a grading system that is clearly defined and equitable 4.5 / 5
Required course material is sufficiently covered in lecture 4.8 / 5
Pace of the course is too fast 2.4 / 5
The required text/notes are beneficial 4.4 / 5
Workload is heavier than for courses of comparable credit 2.8 / 5
Rate the overall teaching effectiveness of this instructor 6.8 / 7
How worthwhile was this course compared with others at U.C.? 6.5 / 7
Instructor Raluca Popa 117 respondents
Gives lectures that are well organized 4.8 / 5
Is enthusiastic about the subject matter 4.7 / 5
Identifies what he/she considers important 4.7 / 5
Has an interesting style of presentation 4.4 / 5
Uses visual aids and blackboards effectively 4.6 / 5
Encourages questions from students 4.8 / 5
Is careful and precise in answering questions 4.9 / 5
Relates to students as individuals 4.5 / 5
Is accessible to students outside of class 4.8 / 5
Is friendly and helpful to students during office hours 4.9 / 5
Gives interesting and stimulating assignments 4.6 / 5
Gives exams that permit students to show their understanding 4.4 / 5
Uses a grading system that is clearly defined and equitable 4.5 / 5
Required course material is sufficiently covered in lecture 4.7 / 5
Pace of the course is too fast 2.5 / 5
The required text/notes are beneficial 4.4 / 5
Workload is heavier than for courses of comparable credit 2.9 / 5
Rate the overall teaching effectiveness of this instructor 6.3 / 7
How worthwhile was this course compared with others at U.C.? 6.4 / 7
TA Qi Zhong
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TA Bill Yeh
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TA Wenxi Xu
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TA Christophe Thompson
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TA Pratyush Mishra
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TA Frank Li
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TA Robin Hu
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TA Michael Chen
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TA Austin Chen 9 respondents
Helpful in understanding course material 5.0 / 5
Is well prepared 4.9 / 5
Communicates ideas effectively 4.8 / 5
Appears to have a good knowledge of the subject matter 4.8 / 5
Answers questions accurately 4.9 / 5
Encourages questions and/or classroom discussion 5.0 / 5
Is aware when students are having difficulty 4.7 / 5
Is accessible during office hours 5.0 / 5
Rate the T.A.'s overall teaching effectiveness 4.9 / 5
TA Nicholas Carlini
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TA Jethro Beekman
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