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Amber Katherine
Professor in the Philosophy department
at Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA
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Overall Quality
4.2
Average Grade
A-
Hotness
Helpfulness
4.2
Clarity
4.2
Easiness
3.2
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09/02/2014
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
Philosophy 1 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

This class is by far my favorite class I have taken. She makes Philosophy fun and easy to learn, while dually relating each lesson to the current diminishing state of the Earth. I learned about things way past just philosophy. You have a 1-page single-spaced essay due after every unit & consistent quizzes. It is extremely interesting and enriching.

08/02/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
Philo1 Philo41 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

FAVORITE professor. She is invested and gives all the help that you seek, if you are interested in philosophy, go to her office hours. Very interesting, funny, helpful, caring, and a great teacher. She is the reason I survived my first year of college and I am excited to take more classes with her.

07/24/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
2931 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

You're going to have to buy a brand new textbook w the online code, but this teacher is worth it. Tests are very easy and straight forward, amber encourages you to explore and learn on your own, but she will challenge you. I am so grateful i got the opportunity to spend philo 1 with her. and she offers tons of extra credit. take her if you can!

05/24/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
2 Easiness
environmental Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: A

Opens your eyes to the environmental destruction of fueling Capitalism and the extinction of biodiversity due to the careless actions of human consumption. Reduce carbon footprint and protect your community with green solutions, breathe better live better, highly recommended class Amber is the best!

05/19/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
Phil 1 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

This class is work, but it is one of the best classes I have ever taken in my life. She is an amazing professor and person. Her lectures are always so interesting and I look forward to every class. Take her!! I highly recommend her :)

03/08/2014
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
Phil1406 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

This class is a must. This is one of those life-changing classes that you leave taking a piece with you. She sets up her class brilliantly, instead of taking it personally if you missed class/an assignment you would just lose a few points allowing you to prioritize. Wrote a few papers but the movies we had to base them off of were very interesting

02/23/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
PHILOS 1 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Amazing human being! Take this class, whether you're interested in philos or fulfilling IGETC requirements. Dr. Amber's lectures are crazy interesting... Winter session: online quizzes everyday (be prepared to read read read), 2 debate papers, 4 film reflections, and 3 open-book exams. Managed to get an A while taking a second class. TAKE HER!!

02/20/2014
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
Philosophy 1 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

TAKE THIS CLASS. (If you're willing to put in some effort and actually learn something). Very helpful, lots of quizzes that are kind of hard. exams are easier and open book. gives EC opportunities. knowledgeable professor and compelling class. Take it!! makes philosophy fun :)

02/19/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
Philosophy 4 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

This class is SO much work - expect to have a paper due every class - but it is absolutely worth it. Amber is amazing at helping you develop a sense of purpose and understanding about yourself. Be prepared to critically question everything! It's unlike any other class you'll take at SMC and throughout college. Go to Office hours!

02/13/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
Philosophy 3025 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

She was honestly the best teacher I have had so far! She keeps you interested, explains things clearly, not afraid to speak her mind, and you will look forward to her class. Tests are open book (even the midterm/final), essays for me were the most challenging required much thought. A few online quizzes per week, they help. Take her class!

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