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03/31/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
2 Easiness
Math 337 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

She is a great teacher, knows a lot about math. She is always willing to help and wants you to come in and get help. This class was very hard, not because of her but because the material is hard.

11/09/2011
average
3 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
1 Easiness
Math119 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Not an easy class. Maybe it could be if she could teach well. She teaches kinda backwards. Ex. she will teach all class period, then will tell u the theorem that it all relates to. Theorem should be first so you can see how it connects to the problems she is doing. I'd look elsewhere...

08/16/2009
good
5 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
3 Easiness
Math114 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

Kris is such an interesting human being! Although she doesn't quite understand people who don't quite "enjoy" mathematics - and goes over your head with the homework, but like with any class - ask questions, get help - you will do great! Kris is such a cool person. It is so worth the challenge just to get to know her. She is a prodigy of math.

04/06/2009
average
4 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
1 Easiness
MATH124 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

Kris is one of those highly intelligent people that aren't always the easiest for others to learn from. Would not have passed this class w/o help from the Skills Center. Only take her if you love math and are potentially a math major.

04/04/2009
average
2 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
2 Easiness
Math124 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

Stats in itself is a very hard class, and she helpled to simplify it - somewhat. She worked best with 'one-on-ones' with her students, than with the entire class. But she still is a good professor. If you are having problems learning the material in the class, go for the 'one on ones'!

01/21/2009
good
5 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
2 Easiness
MATH124 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Professor Nairn is an excellent teacher. If you're looking for an approachable and respectful math teacher, you need to enroll in her class. If you are not a strong test taker, go work with her during her office hours. She'll help you create a study guide that will help you prepare for her exams.

05/03/2008
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
2 Easiness
MATH343 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Kris runs a hard class, but you learn a ton and she's very understanding/helpful. Lectures are hit and miss but she's always willing to help you out in her office.

10/18/2007
average
4 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
3 Easiness
math114 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

She was hard when I was taking the class, but looking back I learned more in her class than anything other I've taken.She is way laid back. In class she is hard to follow, but in the end you'll learn alot.

08/30/2007
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
MATH114 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Love her! The best prof of a class that wasn't my major. She made math fun. Super laid back, easy to approach. Tests were few and pretty easy. Take her if you hate math!

10/12/2006
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
Calc120 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Kris is pretty intense. You'll cover a lot of stuff in class and you need to study it outside class for it to make sense. There is always a question on her tests that goes way beyond what you learned in class, but overall they're not bad if you study. Very nice and helpful.

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