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Bruce Trumbo
Professor in the Mathematics department
at California State University - East Bay, Hayward, CA
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Overall Quality
3.2
Average Grade
N/A
Hotness
Helpfulness
3.0
Clarity
3.5
Easiness
2.8
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13 Student Ratings
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11/29/2012
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
STAT3502 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

Wow what a horrible rep the Prof. has received. I just finished taking a class with him. He expects a lot but you will learn a deal deal of information to take with you into the future. If you are lazy, then do not take this class or any science/quantitative classes. He is willing to work with students always and he sends emails that are helpful.

06/22/2011
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
STAT6205 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Worst course I ever have taken. Course is difficult not because the material is difficult but because the core concepts, ideas, algebraic formulas and techniques are scattered across 2 text books and hundreds of handouts. So much homework that it is difficult to patch together the bits and pieces of relevant material in the remainging time.

09/20/2010
poor
1 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
2 Easiness
stat3401 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

Required printouts of 100's of pages on top of the text. He sends emails almost daily and at all hours of the day- very dry lectures. Knows his stuff..but gets caught up in talking about irrelevant things and wastes class time.

02/19/2010
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
2 Easiness
STAT6304 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

I recommend you to take this class with him, very helpful. He gives alot of detail in any topic. However he exams are pretty tough if you didnt have well prepared or if you didnt understand the materail. Moreover he always clearifies questions, replies email pretty fast..

01/24/2008
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
STAT6304 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Professor not only uses two textbooks but requires printouts of HUNDREDS of pages of additional material. His teaching style is inscrutible, and it is unclear what he wants. You will be unprepared for future classes if you take this professor, as basics are lost in his endless minutiae.

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