Melekeh Nasiri at University of California Davis

Melekeh Nasiri

  • 3.3Overall Quality
  • 3.4Helpfulness
  • 3.1Clarity
  • 2.0Easiness

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Class
Rating
Comment
3/31/14

CHE118B C

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

got Nasiri for 118B&C, what she taught in class is basically what you need to know for the exams. her lecture notes are helpful, the mean for her class usually is 50/100, she curved. study her notes ann do the practice exams are helpful.

3/26/14

Chem 118C

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity4

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Best Ochem professor ever! I had her for 118B and 118C. Studying from the book is not as important as studying the lectures, as she only puts mechanisms on her tests that she has gone over in lecture. Making flashcards is very helpful. Another review said a B=76%, however from my understanding a 76% will get you an A-.

3/26/14

118B

Good Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Must attend class and follow every mechanism in detail. I got high B's on the midterms and thought they were fair but the final was ridiculous. Class avg was about a 60%. Very happy with the class, learned a lot.

3/24/14

CHE 118B

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Nasiri is a very clear and precise lecturer. She goes into detail and elaborates on every mechanism. People give her bad ratings because they study incorrectly for her test. She does not write the test, the TA does. Awesome professor and pushed my understanding of not only organic chemistry, but also refreshed my General Chemistry concepts.

3/20/14

CHE 129A

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness3

Clarity4

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Kind of hard to understand, but nice lady with clear lectures. Labs are pretty easy and you get to work alone; huge plus. Exams seemed really off topic and unpredictable, but the curve helps.

3/20/14

CHE 118A

Good Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

I love Nasiri. People think her accent is heavy but if you really listen closely to what she's saying--it's really not that bad. She is super helpful and really does care about her students doing well. Ochem is just a hard subject, go to office hours, study everyday and you will do well.

3/20/14

CHE 118B

Average Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness3

Clarity2

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

This class is HARD. Going to lectures is NOT enough; attend the workshops offered by the SASC and Chem Specialists and do EVERY problem set and practice exam you can find. Also, the Classical Notes from the MU were EXTREMELY helpful and MUCH clearer than her lectures. She does have a static curve, all I know is a B=~76%. I'll likely be retaking :(

12/19/13

CHE 129A

Average Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness2

Clarity3

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Lectures are pretty clear for the most part except sometimes off topic. There is a curve but tests are EXTREMELY HARD and off-topic. Averages were in the 50s, which is pretty low for a lab class. Labs were not bad, but exams are too hard for this class, the final contained irrelevant questions. Book somewhat helps. Requires lab reports which are EZ

12/15/13

CHE118B

Good Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness3

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Very difficult class but as long as you study A LOT, do practice problems, and really know her notes, you will pass. It will really help if you can find some of her past exams from previous years.

11/4/13

118B

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Difficult tests (nice curve) but she gives you very detailed lectures with the necessary, albeit somewhat undisclosed, information in class. If you study adequately isn't too difficult to get an A or a B.

7/11/13

CHEM 118b

Poor Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness1

Clarity1

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

Lectures on one subject, yet tests on material she barely covered. Overall, very poor teaching quality.

7/9/13

CHE 118C

Poor Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness1

Clarity1

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Worst prof I have ever had in my life. I was a straight A student before taking her class, and will be retaking 118c now :( Exams are very difficult and her lectures are very confusing. I feel that I learned absolutly nothing from her. AVOID AT ALL COSTS!

6/17/13

118C

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

I got A's in 118A and 118B with Nasiri, but a B+ in 118C. Dunno if I was losing steam or if the material was harder. Really do your best on the quizzes & labs. Averages for midterms 1 & 2 were 50% without the curve. Final was slightly easier. Mechanisms were more complicated in this class. If you're used to her style, take her again. She's sweet.

6/17/13

CHE 118B

Poor Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness1

Clarity1

Rater Interest1

Grade ReceivedN/A

Only one phrase I have for students who care about their future. DO NOT, I repeat, DO NOT, take this class. It will be a waste of your time and you will learn NOTHING. Nothing. If you think I am wrong, good luck.

6/9/13

CHE 118B

Poor Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness1

Clarity1

Rater Interest1

Grade ReceivedN/A

Please, if you have the decision, do not take Nasiri for any of the 118 series. She wasted my time during lecture because her mechanisms were all over the place. I asked countless of students around me like a headless chicken to understand what was going on and nobody understood either.

5/7/13

CHE 118B

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

Fun and interesting, straight forward, useful quizes, mechanisms that help you understand the reaction, makes the class enjoyable, understands that many need the class for med school and strives to help students, offered extra credit, overal my favorite teacher at UCD

4/26/13

CHE 118

Good Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Dr. Nasiri is an absolutely wonderful professor. Sure, I failed the course, but the quality of education that Nasiri was able to share was priceless. Take her, but just be aware, she is quite difficult. But honestly, who cares.....

3/27/13

CHE118A

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

The head TA wrote our tests and they were all pretty fair. Make a master reaction sheet and drill those reactions into your head --that really helped me do well. Take the quizzes seriously; they really help you stay on top of the material so you don't end up cramming the weekend before the exam. Overall a good class.

3/18/13

CHE 118B

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Dr. Nasiri is a fabulous instructor! She cares about her students a lot and gives fascinating lectures! In addition, she cracks up jokes occasionally to make the class more lively. She breaks down esoteric concepts down very well. Take her if you can.

2/20/13

CHE118B

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness4

Clarity3

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

I LOVE HER! It will be a little bit challenging trying to get used to her accent but once you are, you will see how amazing she is! Great instructor. Exams are super hard but that's why makes it fun!

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