Computer Science 170-0 - Fall 2011

Instructor James Demmel 93 respondents
Rate the overall teaching effectiveness of this instructor 5.3 / 7
How worthwhile was this course compared with others at U.C.? 6.2 / 7
Gives lectures that are well organized 4.5 / 5
Is enthusiastic about the subject matter 4.1 / 5
Identifies what he/she considers important 3.8 / 5
Has an interesting style of presentation 3.2 / 5
Uses visual aids and blackboards effectively 4.0 / 5
Encourages questions from students 3.8 / 5
Is careful and precise in answering questions 3.9 / 5
Relates to students as individuals 3.5 / 5
Is accessible to students outside of class 4.2 / 5
Is friendly and helpful to students during office hours 4.2 / 5
Gives interesting and stimulating assignments 3.8 / 5
Gives exams that permit students to show their understanding 4.1 / 5
Uses a grading system that is clearly defined and equitable 4.2 / 5
Required course material is sufficiently covered in lecture 4.4 / 5
Pace of the course is too fast 3.1 / 5
The required text/notes are beneficial 4.3 / 5
Workload is heavier than for courses of comparable credit 3.5 / 5
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