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06/24/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
RST 160 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

This professor really does his best to interest you in the topic. He is super sweet and will work with you to het that A you want. Theres a lot of reading in this class, and its not one you can miss. If you want an A work for it, otherwise theres no excuse to get anything lower than a B. You can skim through the reading and get a solid B. Take Him

01/23/2014
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
HIS 006 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

Lots of reading. More than I could bear. I had to bs a lot of essays because the topics required reading AND understanding of the topics presented AS WELL AS interpretation. I had Anne Marino for my TA, and she's the only reason I stayed in the class. She helped me, as I was a late add (don't do that by the way).

12/18/2013
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
3 Easiness
His 006 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Do not take this class if H Naim is your TA, grading is very inconsistent with the other TA in the same class. Baki is great, but the TA ruins the course. He is pretentious and arrogant and he does not have objective writing standards. If you get Annie, take the course.

11/20/2013
good
4 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
2 Easiness
HIS 06 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

A LOT OF READING! He is an expert on what he teaches and very willing to answer questions. Most of the grade is based on papers which he gives only one week to write. His TAs, like Naim, are hard graders. I was interested in the subject but this class really turned me off on it :/ It was a little too much reading for just an intro class.

08/27/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
RST 10 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

A bit difficult for a 2 unit class. 80% of the grade is harshly graded papers. They can be tricky, but going into his office hours for help of the papers is so helpful. You don't need to go to the lectures every time, but it does help on the papers. You won't really need to do the readings either. The quizzes are fairly easy as well.

07/12/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
RST 60 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Awesome professor, really enjoys his subject. Gives a healthy amount of reading, and structured the class into three essays. Show him that you care, go into office hours, and also meet with the reader. Baki always wants to chat with students and will be a great influence on you. This class gave me a great insight into Islam, take a class with him!

06/30/2013
poor
1 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
3 Easiness
RST10 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

I hated this class. 80% of grade was from papers- graded harshly. 20% quizzes on smartsite. I had a problem with smartsite and he refused to take responsibility for anything. I really disliked his attitude. It was supposed to be about religion and politics and the ethics of it but it ended up being the opposite. Too many headaches for 2 units

06/05/2013
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
2 Easiness
RST 10 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

He was very enthusiastic about teaching and had lots of interesting topics and guest speakers. Grading of papers was very hard though, and the class turned out to be a lot of work for a 2 unit class.

05/18/2013
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
His6 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Very clear and very knowledgeable about the topic. Everyone said it was a lot of reading, but I particularly enjoyed it!

06/01/2011
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
RST10 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Really interesting class, for religion in government. Hella loved it!!

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