Computer Science 61A - Fall 2020

Instructor Hany Farid 1525 respondents
How worthwhile was this course compared with others at U.C.? 6.2 / 7
Gives lectures that are well organized 4.6 / 5
Is enthusiastic about the subject matter 4.7 / 5
Identifies what he/she considers important 4.6 / 5
Has an interesting style of presentation 4.7 / 5
Uses visual aids and blackboards effectively 4.7 / 5
Encourages questions from students 4.4 / 5
Is careful and precise in answering questions 4.5 / 5
Relates to students as individuals 4.4 / 5
Is accessible to students outside of class 4.1 / 5
Is friendly and helpful to students during office hours 4.4 / 5
Gives interesting and stimulating assignments 4.4 / 5
Gives exams that permit students to show their understanding 4.0 / 5
Uses a grading system that is clearly defined and equitable 4.4 / 5
Required course material is sufficiently covered in lecture 4.4 / 5
Pace of the course is too fast 3.3 / 5
The required text/notes are beneficial 3.9 / 5
Workload is heavier than for courses of comparable credit 3.6 / 5
Rate the overall teaching effectiveness of this instructor 6.1 / 7
Instructor John DeNero 1525 respondents
How worthwhile was this course compared with others at U.C.? 6.2 / 7
Gives lectures that are well organized 4.7 / 5
Is enthusiastic about the subject matter 4.8 / 5
Identifies what he/she considers important 4.7 / 5
Has an interesting style of presentation 4.6 / 5
Uses visual aids and blackboards effectively 4.6 / 5
Encourages questions from students 4.6 / 5
Is careful and precise in answering questions 4.7 / 5
Relates to students as individuals 4.5 / 5
Is accessible to students outside of class 4.4 / 5
Is friendly and helpful to students during office hours 4.6 / 5
Gives interesting and stimulating assignments 4.5 / 5
Gives exams that permit students to show their understanding 4.1 / 5
Uses a grading system that is clearly defined and equitable 4.5 / 5
Required course material is sufficiently covered in lecture 4.4 / 5
Pace of the course is too fast 3.3 / 5
The required text/notes are beneficial 3.9 / 5
Workload is heavier than for courses of comparable credit 3.6 / 5
Rate the overall teaching effectiveness of this instructor 6.4 / 7
TA Derek Wan
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TA Griffin Prechter
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TA Shayna Kothari
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TA Catherine Cang
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TA Alex Kassil 1466 respondents
Rate the T.A.'s overall teaching effectiveness 4.2 / 5
Helpful in understanding course material 4.6 / 5
Is well prepared 4.5 / 5
Communicates ideas effectively 4.5 / 5
Appears to have a good knowledge of the subject matter 4.6 / 5
Answers questions accurately 4.5 / 5
Encourages questions and/or classroom discussion 4.6 / 5
Is aware when students are having difficulty 4.5 / 5
Is accessible during office hours 4.5 / 5
TA Cesar Plascencia Zuniga
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TA Aaron Chen
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TA Albert Xu 1466 respondents
Rate the T.A.'s overall teaching effectiveness 4.4 / 5
Helpful in understanding course material 4.6 / 5
Is well prepared 4.6 / 5
Communicates ideas effectively 4.6 / 5
Appears to have a good knowledge of the subject matter 4.6 / 5
Answers questions accurately 4.6 / 5
Encourages questions and/or classroom discussion 4.6 / 5
Is aware when students are having difficulty 4.5 / 5
Is accessible during office hours 4.5 / 5
TA Nancy Shaw
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TA Jade Singh
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TA Addison Chan
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TA Rahul Arya
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TA Sean O'Brien 1466 respondents
Rate the T.A.'s overall teaching effectiveness 4.5 / 5
Helpful in understanding course material 4.7 / 5
Is well prepared 4.7 / 5
Communicates ideas effectively 4.7 / 5
Appears to have a good knowledge of the subject matter 4.7 / 5
Answers questions accurately 4.7 / 5
Encourages questions and/or classroom discussion 4.6 / 5
Is aware when students are having difficulty 4.6 / 5
Is accessible during office hours 4.6 / 5
TA Amrita Palaparthi
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TA Richard Roggenkemper
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TA Sherry Fan
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