Himaguri Kulkarni at MiraCosta College (all)

Himaguri Kulkarni

Himaguri Kulkarni
  • 3.2Overall Quality
  • 3.4Helpfulness
  • 3.1Clarity
  • 2.1Easiness

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Class
Rating
Comment
3/21/14

BIO 230

Poor Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness2

Clarity2

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedB

This is one of the worst teachers I ever had. I tough that the point of teaching is to help students to come to the knowledge not to punish them for every smallest mistake. Her expectations are like you are in Microbiology 400 not 230. I asked her to give us more time for the tests as she expect details in essays but she refused with the smile!

11/25/12

BIO230

Average Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness3

Clarity2

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Dr. Kulkarni is very enthusiastic, but her expectations are unreasonable. The study guides do not accurately reflect what she actually tests on. Lots of group projects where you have to buy/bring your own stuff - just too time-consuming. Half the people in my section dropped because they did not have the time for this class.

6/27/12

BIO230

Average Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness3

Clarity3

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

Dr. K and this class in general are extremely demanding. The best favor you can do yourself is take micro alone, stidy your butt off,and attend everything!!! But I enjoyed Dr. K, maybe not her grading, but you learn a TON!! Eat, sleep and breath micro and you can do well. Good luck! And... go to learning communities!!!

5/24/12

Bio230

Average Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness3

Clarity2

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

I will be honest: professor K. is not easy to deal with, but she geniunely cares for her subject and students. There is a very warm heart behind her lab coat. She is a great cook too. I miss her treats already!

3/23/12

bio230

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity4

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

She is very helpful and very warm hearted. Sometimes hard to understand but she will further explain if needed. Great teacher, she knows her stuff but the class is difficult.

1/25/12

BIO230

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity4

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Great teacher. Its a pretty demanding class, but Dr K is a good fair teacher

11/28/11

BIO230

Average Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness2

Clarity4

Rater Interest1

Grade ReceivedN/A

Be ready to teach yourself this course from the book as the lectures lag behind the syllabus layout of the semester. She is very picking when it comes to grading which wears on you as everything loses some points, however she is a fair grader. Be ready to buckle down with lots of work for little pts.

6/15/11

BIO230

Good Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness3

Clarity4

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

This class was very difficult, however it DOES get easier near the end. Expect to read and study more than you probably ever have. Dr. K definitely picks favorites, and picks on other students but near the end of the semester she becomes a lot nicer. Sometimes work load is outrageous for silly things worth five points.

6/2/11

Bio230

Good Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Absolutely wonderful professor! She is light-hearted, easy-going, and has a good sense of humor. She is very strict with grading which is understandable because it's an upper level science course. This class is a MAJOR time commitment but it's a lot of fun. I'm so happy Dr. K was my professor!!!

12/23/10

Bio230

Good Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness5

Clarity3

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Professor K is a great teacher but very diffucult. My favorite class but the worst grade I have received, B. She is very knowledgeable and knows her stuff and is willing to help you along the way.

11/28/10

BIO230

Average Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness3

Clarity3

Rater Interest1

Grade ReceivedN/A

Very hard, but good teacher. She knows her stuff! Be prepared and know how to answer questions.

5/29/10

Bio230

Good Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness5

Clarity4

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

I found Dr. K to be extremely difficult but knowledgeable. She is very approachable and willing to help you if you ask. She does give a study guide for her exams but you need to know every detail for her short answer essays which are truly not short answer. She is very intelligent and teaches down to a student's level. Just study hard!

5/26/10

bio230

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Great professor. one of the better at MCC. She is hard, but this is a difficult course anyway. willing to work with you. Spends the exta time, even in her open lab. you have to ask questions if you don't understand, just ask she is good with that. I would recommend her, bu know that you will have to do the work.

4/11/10

bio230

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest1

Grade ReceivedN/A

I read a lot of the comments from other students and was amazed. You can pretty much tell the good ones from the bad. Dr.K is a great teacher the class is hard but she will help u as long as you ask her. If you work hard getting an A is easy. I'm sick of people blaming teachers when its just they are to lazy to work.

11/24/09

BIO230

Poor Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness2

Clarity2

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

This class is difficult... mostly because Dr. K is not a great lecturer... all powerpoints. She sort of breezes of the content and then tests on it. But if you read and re-read the text you should be ok. She's very nice and approachable and her labs are very good. I'm getting an A so far... but I had no real interest in Micro to start... just a

6/27/09

Bio230

Average Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness2

Clarity3

Rater Interest1

Grade ReceivedN/A

It may look like I rated Dr. K low, but that was because the class wasn't easy. I think she's a fine teacher! She's sweet, but not as warm as some. Ask lots of questions! Go on a date with your textbook, frequently! I went to tutoring once a week, even if I felt I understood the material. Labs are tiring, but it's amazing how much you can learn!!

5/16/09

Bio230

Good Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness4

Clarity3

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

Need to study everything.

11/20/08

bio230

Average Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness3

Clarity2

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

class is very interesting but very complicated professor. powerpoint and study guides are very useless since none of them comes out of the tests.a lot of hard work and time consuming

7/8/08

Bio230

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity4

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Dr K. is an Awesome Teacher. The class is very time consuming, but what do you expect it's Micro. You will learn so much its crazy. Everybody I worked with in class got an A. You just got to put in the hours. All in all a great Professor.

5/10/08

BIO230

Poor Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness2

Clarity1

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

AVOID! I was warned to stay away but didn't listen...VERY inconsistent grader, study guides useless b/c tests do not contain any of the material on them, lab is utterly chaotic, she is unapproachable, and absolutely refuses to (even consider) drop unclear/unfair test questions. avoid her at ALL costs, it's worth it to have to drive faaarr away....

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