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Laurie Houske
Professor in the Political Science department
at El Camino College, Torrance, CA
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Overall Quality
3.5
Average Grade
B
Hotness
Helpfulness
3.4
Clarity
3.6
Easiness
3.3
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05/23/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
Poli Sci 6 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

Ms.Houske is a great professor and she is really detailed. Get ready to take good notes because she explains every case study throughly that it just sticks to your head. I love her! Read the readings she assigns it really helps and print her case list as it helps prepare for the test. She is not strict on attendance, but it's a pariticpation grade.

05/09/2014
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
Poli Sci 6 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

Professor Houske is an exceptional professor. She throughly explains each case study and everything she says is on the test. Her class consists of long 2 hour lectures so take really good notes as it help! Otherwise you'll have to read the book. Be organized and detailed on test! It'sa must otherwise you'll fail trust me. Print her case list online

04/29/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
PoliSci 1 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: B

Dr. Houske is a great professor and her online courses allow you to work at your own pace which is something anyone can appreciate especially if you have other classes. I took PoliSci 1 and PoliSci 2 with her online, I learned so much! she is an extremely easy grader as long as she can tell that you actually put somewhat effort into your work!

12/16/2013
good
3 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
4 Easiness
Poli 1 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

this is an easy class even if you don't do well on test you can still pass .She doesn't really write notes on board so you need to pay attention , go to s.i if offered .She gives tons of extra credit opportunities

11/20/2013
poor
1 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
4 Easiness
PoliSci 1 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Horrible teacher. Most uninvolved on-line professor I have ever had. Takes FOREVER to reply to emails and has no presance in the on-line class at all. Assignments and tests are easy as long as you can find them. She had many things due that weren't up or open in the on-line site. Avoid if you can.

09/04/2013
good
3 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
4184 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

PLease save copies of your assignments even after you send them to her, It would help you a lot. Her emailing is slow or she may not answer at all. Over all not a hard class just stay on top and don't get to behind. Her test aren't bad all from the reading.

08/16/2013
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
2 Easiness
POL 2 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

Are you kidding me... this teacher was so uninvolved! Granted it was an online class but I have copies of chat room conversations between all the students asking if anyone has heard when she was going to post tests that were supposed to be opened a WEEK before; never answered emails, forgot to grade a bunch of my stuff. Got an A but beware!!

01/04/2013
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
Pol2 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

I skipped a lot of class and still got an A. If you don't do well in the class it is because you don't listen well, take notes and listen. I learned a lot though it got boring at times really glad I was in the class. I went to her office hours and she was really helpful it is a really straightforward class will minimal work. DNT buy book :)

12/14/2012
average
3 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
4 Easiness
polipoli Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

overall its an alright class. her lectures are boring but gives good information and elaborates on concepts well. what i like is that you can turn in assignments late. not alot of hw. oh and she gives the option to take essay or multiple choice exam

12/12/2012
average
3 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
3 Easiness
Poli1 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

Such a boring teacher she talks and talks and the lectures seem so long! she's a nice lady but her class is so boring and it feels like attendance doesn't matter due to the fact that she doesn't take role. PS if your good at someone babbling for so long and you could take notes quickly take her and you could turn in your work late which is cool.

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