David Zusman at University of California Berkeley

David Zusman

  • 3.1Overall Quality
  • 3.0Helpfulness
  • 3.3Clarity
  • 2.4Easiness

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5/24/11

MCB102

Average Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness3

Clarity3

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

He mumbles a lot, so it's hard to hear him.

7/9/10

mcb102

Poor Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness2

Clarity2

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

No eye contact with students but basically a dedicated teacher to his own research.

7/9/10

mcb102

Poor Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness2

Clarity2

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

No much eye contact with students; rather mean with students

5/19/10

MCB102

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness4

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Zusman is a timid professor with a soft voice, so sit close. His lectures are the most interesting out of the 3. You get to watch some videos in his section, but I wish we would have just spent more time on the slides (which is what the test is on). His test was fair, but required a good amount of studying. Lots of writing on his test-all short ans

5/24/09

MCB102

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness4

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Textbook is not needed at all. His lectures are very well organized, sticks to the reader. His tests do require some memorization. He goes very fast during lectures. There's a lot of material, even though it is not that hard. The test was very fair.

5/20/09

MCB102

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness3

Clarity4

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Interesting and clear lectures. Don't bother reading the book because his reader is all you need. His tests are just a bunch of short answer questions. Not too hard

5/19/09

MCB102

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

I loved his section of the class. Makes it interesting and mixed w/ info on how we can apply what we're learning in the real world. Also, don't buy the bk. Just buy the readers & you'll b fine!!Trust me.

3/11/09

MCB102

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

I thought Zusman was a good teacher and found his part the most interesting of the three. His test is entirely conceptual and requires you to have a good grasp from the first lecture through the last lecture. It was more difficult than I anticipated so I wished I had studied more and visited him in office hours.

1/6/09

MCB102

Good Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness4

Clarity3

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Difficult exam. Helpful during office hours. Kind of a leap from lecture material to exam.

1/5/09

MCB102

Average Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness3

Clarity2

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Every question on his exam is conceptual, so you really need to have a firm grasp of the material. He does have this nervous demeanor about him and at times it can be hard to hear what he is saying, but I liked his lectures and found them interesting.

12/26/08

MCB102

Average Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness2

Clarity3

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

His test is very difficult in that almost the entire thing is free response explanations. He mumbles a lot too, so it's hard to catch what he's saying in class

1/4/08

MCB102

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Prof. Zusman is interesting and his reader is straightforward. Rather than going to all the lectures, I found it more useful to read the text, read his reader, understand the importance of each step in the experiments he emphasizes and definitely do and understand the old exam in the reader. Exam wasn't so bad.

12/29/06

MCB102

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness3

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Even if you understand his lectures (which are pretty simple), it doesn't mean you'll get the test. You have to know everything to be prepared for his conceptual tests. He likes to ask a lot about making up your own experiments, and that can be difficult if you have no background in the methods he covers in lectures.

12/25/06

MCB102

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Very amiable professor. Emphasized concepts, which are what get you through the test. Test was very doable. His nervous demeanor and stiff "scared kid" posture are worrisome at first, but I think he was a pretty good professor.

12/22/06

MCB102

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

His test seemed easy, but i did worst on his test (B) even though i thought i understood and knew material. Study his reader and black lightning notes hard it will pay off.

12/20/05

MCB 102

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness3

Clarity4

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

His lectures are pretty fun, he uses video clips like Jurassic Park and various animations to illustrate the concepts. His exams are straightforward, short answer, explain concepts kind of questions. I thought he was pretty decent.

12/18/05

MCB 102

Average Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness2

Clarity3

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

okay professor, wasn't too hard, but A LOT of material covered for the midterm. exam was pretty conceptual based. professor himself wasn't too interesting, but not completely always boring either. i never went to his office hours so i don't know how he is in person.

12/16/05

MCB 102

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

I really enjoyed Prof. Zusman's portion of the class. He covers a lot of material, but he makes it interesting and relevant. His lectures are very clear and he is funny. His tests emphasize understanding the concepts rather than memorizing the details - worked for me...

10/8/05

MCB 102

Poor Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness2

Clarity2

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

test was pretty unfair.. didn't demonstrate knowledge even if you studied his section like crazy.. mean guy! i liked his section the least of the 3

5/31/05

MCB 102

Poor Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness1

Clarity1

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

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