Diane Orsini at Valencia College-East and West Campus

Diane Orsini

  • 4.2Overall Quality
  • 4.1Helpfulness
  • 4.2Clarity
  • 2.8Easiness

Number of ratings 135 / Average Grade:  C Submit a correction

Close


  • Your correction will show after moderators approve it.


Date
Class
Rating
Comment
7/21/14

ENC 1101

Poor Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness2

Clarity2

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

She is very nice at first but turns into a HOT MESS throughout the term. She tries to be funny, but really isn't. She is obsessed with horses and random youtube videos. She does give a lot of HOMEWORK and this class takes up a lot of your time so be ready. Very strict & a harsh grader. You do learn but this is your warning.

7/8/14

ENC 1101

Poor Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness1

Clarity1

Rater Interest1

Grade ReceivedN/A

Arrogant and short in emails. Calls you out in class, as well as being confusing with the material, often not taking responsibility if there has been a misunderstanding with the material.

7/8/14

ENC 1101

Poor Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness1

Clarity1

Rater Interest1

Grade ReceivedN/A

Very rude and arrogant. Not a very helpful professor. She likes to call you out in class even if you have not done anything. She sends mixed messages regarding the homework and blames the student if she has been fault in a misunderstanding. Her rules are very confusing and she is not easy to ask for help.

5/1/14

ENG1102

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Really great teacher! Helped me love writing! Don't take if you want a walk in the park teacher. But if you try you will pass for sure. Got a B in her class.

4/26/14

CRW2001

Accredited

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

I took her online Creative Writing course. I have always been interested in writing and wanted to become better. She definitely did help! She grades a bit hard, but does offer some extra credit to offset that. She is honest and I have become a better writer because of her! If you are interested in writing you MUST take her course!

3/1/14

ENC 1102

Accredited

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

HYBRID- If you are serious about becoming a better writer- English major etc. TAKE HER! She will get you right on track to where you are suppose to be! Lazy students NEED NOT APPLY. She gives you work and readings that will ultimately give you a new outlook on life. I failed the class and still loved her :) That should speak volume!

2/1/14

ENC 1101

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Professor Orsini is the best teacher for Comp 1. She will work you like a factory worker, but it's for your benefit. Just show up to class, pay attention and do exactly what she teach in class and you will have a good grade.

12/14/13

Crw2100

Accredited

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Have taken prof Orisini twice. Love her class and her teaching method. Has pushed me to be a better writer and now I'm hooked! Super helpful if you're showing initiative, won't hold your hand through the class, you definitely have to put some work it but well worth it.

7/30/13

CRW-2001

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness3

Clarity4

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

If you are interested in finding out if you have what it takes to write creatively for an audience, this is the class for you. Prof. Orsini makes very clear what she expects from each piece, and grades accordingly. If you think this will be an easy A, then look elsewhere. You will have to work hard, and you will be rewarded for it.

6/20/13

enc1102

Accredited

Poor Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness1

Clarity1

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

dont take this class. shes nice in person but very rude via email, if you ask her a question she'll reply as if you are stupid. There is better professors out there, i honestly dont know why or how she still has a job at that school.

4/17/13

ENC1101

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

Professor Orsini is TOTALLY AWESOME!!!! She will work you like a rented mule, But it's for your benefit, not hers. The best surprise is that there are no surprises. Just show up to class, pay attention and do your work and your straight. You get what you give. Shes a pistol, But madd kool.

4/7/13

CRW2001

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness3

Clarity4

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Before, I LOVED writing. She turned it into tedious forced labor of dreary emptiness and useless dreams. You have one shot on everything she grades. No rough drafts, just everything you did wrong. You really don't need a book, you can find everything online. Also, she is VERY opinionated. Her views and interpretations are 'always' right. Always.

3/18/13

enc1102

Average Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness2

Clarity3

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

I had a tough time understanding her strict requirements. She doesnt ask for a rough draft and you cannot fix your paper after it is graded. You only have one shot at your grade. She will help you correct your mistakes "after" grading. You will learn but you better learn the first time around or your grade will suffer severely. Regrettable choice.

2/13/13

ENC1101

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Love her! She is so sweet. She is tough. Don't miss class or be irresponsible. She will call you out. She is a pistol but loves her students. I have learned so much from her. I am planning on taking her for Comp. 2 as well. As long as you follow directions, you shouln't have an issue with her. She doesn't require a texbook!

2/11/13

ENCzzzz

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest1

Grade ReceivedN/A

People that want to learn how to write, Mrs. Orsine class will be very helpful.

12/5/12

ENC1101

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest1

Grade ReceivedN/A

Her class is AMAZING! She is very energetic and helpful. She guides you step by step for everything. "The best surprise is no surprise"

11/28/12

ENC1102

Poor Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness1

Clarity1

Rater Interest1

Grade ReceivedN/A

Ask for help, flat out denied it. Don't take this class online.

11/6/12

CRW2001

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

IF YOU WANT TO BE A BETTER WRITER TAKE THIS CLASS. It will be difficult. She tears you down but she builds you back up. At first I hated her because she made me feel like such a crappy writer but now I'm so grateful. I've improved SO MUCH! The only thing I hated were her online tests so be careful with those! Overall I wish she taught another class

4/25/12

ENC1102

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

I took a Hybrid Enc1102 class and Professor Orsini is a little tough in grading but I liked her teaching methode. If you are attending school full time expect to write some serious essays on at least 5 different topics.

3/21/12

CRW2001

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

She is AMAZING! Trust me, if you're into writing, then you MUST take her class. She will help you out sooo much. At first, I'll admit, she's a scary lady, but before you know it you'll be craving her insight on everything you write! Take her creative writing class, you won't be sorry.

More English professors at Valencia College-East and West Campus

NAME
TOTAL RATINGS
OVERALL QUALITY
HELPFULNESS
CLARITY
EASINESS
HOT?
Good Quality
181
4.0
4.0
4.1
3.8
Not Hot
Good Quality
176
4.0
4.2
3.9
4.2
Not Hot
Good Quality
154
4.7
4.8
4.7
4.3
Not Hot
See full department list