Computer Science 61A - Fall 2003

Instructor Paul Hilfinger 121 respondents
Is enthusiastic about the subject matter 4.1 / 5
Gives lectures that are well organized 4.1 / 5
How worthwhile was this course compared with others at U.C.? 5.0 / 7
Rate the overall teaching effectiveness of this instructor 4.6 / 7
Workload is heavier than for courses of comparable credit 4.5 / 5
The required text/notes are beneficial 3.2 / 5
Pace of the course is too fast 3.7 / 5
Required course material is sufficiently covered in lecture 3.5 / 5
Uses a grading system that is clearly defined and equitable 3.4 / 5
Gives exams that permit students to show their understanding 3.4 / 5
Identifies what he/she considers important 3.5 / 5
Has an interesting style of presentation 2.9 / 5
Uses visual aids and blackboards effectively 3.5 / 5
Encourages questions from students 3.9 / 5
Is careful and precise in answering questions 3.8 / 5
Relates to students as individuals 3.0 / 5
Is accessible to students outside of class 3.5 / 5
Is friendly and helpful to students during office hours 3.3 / 5
Gives interesting and stimulating assignments 3.5 / 5
Instructor Michael J. Clancy 96 respondents
Uses visual aids and blackboards effectively 3.6 / 5
Has an interesting style of presentation 3.2 / 5
Identifies what he/she considers important 3.6 / 5
Is enthusiastic about the subject matter 4.0 / 5
Gives lectures that are well organized 3.6 / 5
How worthwhile was this course compared with others at U.C.? 5.0 / 7
Rate the overall teaching effectiveness of this instructor 4.7 / 7
Uses a grading system that is clearly defined and equitable 3.6 / 5
Gives exams that permit students to show their understanding 3.6 / 5
Gives interesting and stimulating assignments 3.8 / 5
Is friendly and helpful to students during office hours 4.2 / 5
Is accessible to students outside of class 4.2 / 5
Relates to students as individuals 3.9 / 5
Is careful and precise in answering questions 4.0 / 5
Encourages questions from students 4.0 / 5
Workload is heavier than for courses of comparable credit 4.5 / 5
The required text/notes are beneficial 3.5 / 5
Pace of the course is too fast 3.4 / 5
Required course material is sufficiently covered in lecture 3.7 / 5
TA Erwin Vedar 19 respondents
Rate the T.A.'s overall teaching effectiveness 4.6 / 5
Communicates ideas effectively 4.5 / 5
Appears to have a good knowledge of the subject matter 4.6 / 5
Answers questions accurately 4.2 / 5
Encourages questions and/or classroom discussion 4.3 / 5
Is aware when students are having difficulty 3.8 / 5
Is accessible during office hours 4.4 / 5
Helpful in understanding course material 4.5 / 5
Is well prepared 4.5 / 5
TA Alex Woo
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TA Rupert Chen
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TA Colin Dewey
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TA Tyler Duni
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TA Chung-Ming Wu 13 respondents
Appears to have a good knowledge of the subject matter 5.0 / 5
Answers questions accurately 4.7 / 5
Encourages questions and/or classroom discussion 4.7 / 5
Is aware when students are having difficulty 4.5 / 5
Is accessible during office hours 4.9 / 5
Rate the T.A.'s overall teaching effectiveness 4.8 / 5
Helpful in understanding course material 4.7 / 5
Is well prepared 5.0 / 5
Communicates ideas effectively 4.7 / 5