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Jackie Woldering
Professor in the Computer Science department
at Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH
are you Jackie Woldering?
Overall Quality
3.5
Average Grade
B+
Hotness
Helpfulness
3.6
Clarity
3.5
Easiness
2.8
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0
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07/02/2014
good
3 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
CIS 335 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

Uses PPTs that he didn't create or proofread so they reference invalid assignments or material not needed. 2 tests (50 MC) are from books, but PPTs don't match 100%. Review the quizzes! Gives group labs that don't lend themselves to be worked on by groups so there are fewer to grade. I did entire labs by myself while my group members got credit.

07/23/2013
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
CIS 335 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Solid prof, knows his stuff. Lectures can be dry, but this is mainly fault of material, not of prof. He breaks it up with cheesy jokes. Tests are MC and I found them to be fairly easy. Later HW assignments are challenging but fair, and he spends lots of time going over instructions and expectations.

12/07/2011
poor
1 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
2 Easiness
IST341 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

Reads from Powerpoint slides. Does not draw any interest from students. You're on your own with labs, which require you know stuff before its ever covered in class. Only 2 tests and labs. If your group doesn't know the lab material already, good luck reading help files since the professor just sits there and answers questions very vaguely.

07/15/2011
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
4 Easiness
CIS545 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Teaches by slides, some slides are upside down. Notes need update so study the books. Sometimes goes off tangent to talk about interesting topics. Easy going with cheesy jokes. Assignments could be shorter (med. difficulty) and more relevant, e.g. sockets should be in networking not OS. Multiple choice exam, not evenly spread. Answers emails quick.

05/03/2011
good
3 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
CIS335 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

eventhough the class was hard, he would tell you the materials you need for a quiz or exam. he often cracks jokes to keep you focus cause the class is a snooze.....overall he is a great professor of 16 years.

05/18/2009
poor
1 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
2 Easiness
IST341 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

This class consists of lectures and labs. The lectures are a snooze, but you only have to sit through one a week. The labs can be frustrating when dealing with Linux. The tests are pretty hard, the first half of the class deals with the operating system and the other half deals with networking. Each test is 50 M/C questions.He curves the grades

12/10/2008
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
CIS260 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Very good instructor. The assignments are challenging and I feel ready for more challenging work in 265. I definately learnt Java. Thanks Doc.

11/03/2008
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
4 Easiness
cis535 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

good

08/26/2008
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
2 Easiness
CIS535 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

Dr. Woldering is a great professor. The class was hard, but I think that was because it was only 6 weeks. Definately knows the material inside and out. I would certainly take a class with her in the future!

06/30/2008
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
cis335 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Assignments were challenging, as they should be, just take notes in class and you'll be fine. Dr. Woldering explains how to write the programs, it's just up to you to apply a little elbow grease to put everything together: plus extra credit on them. Helpful and quick responses, would recommend prof.

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