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Amy Acord
Professor in the Political Science department
at Lone Star College (all), Houston, TX
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Overall Quality
4.2
Average Grade
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Helpfulness
4.2
Clarity
4.2
Easiness
2.8
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47 Student Ratings
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06/13/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
Govt. 101 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

If you truly want to learn, you will appreciate her serious, but fun teaching style. She really wants us to learn and will help us succeed. If you're a slacker and are only in class because mommy makes you go, you may not appreciate her. She makes us work and she cares about us. Great teacher!

04/11/2013
average
3 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
3 Easiness
GOVT2306 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

Honestly, she was a okay teacher. When i attended her class we only took tests. Teaching method is okay, READ THE TEXTBOOK! ATTEND CLASS! PAY ATTENTION IN CLASS! The testwere not so bad, but make sure you take notes in class and even when studying.

03/08/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
GOVT 2306 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

I like her so far. She's fair and very smart and funny. Doesn't make you feel stupid when you dont know something. Gives good examples and we do fun stuff. Took this class before form someone else and it was sooo boring. MUST READ AND STUDY!!!!! Some readings are hard like articles and stuff but she explains good.

03/08/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
GOVT 2306 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

Not sure why people says she has only tests. We have quizes and group work. Maybe because they have a new course? Took a few semesters ago and she did the same thing that she does now..quizes, tests and group work. Good teacher. Knows my name.

01/29/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
5 Easiness
Govt2306 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

Read the book and attend class and you'll do fine. No homework. No essays. Also she makes herself available and is willing to go over things one on one in office hours. The wording on her tests was sometimes unclear but she would clarify if you had a question. Plus she gave bonus questions on tests.

01/06/2013
average
3 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
4 Easiness
GOVT2306 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

As long as you read the necessary chapters for the tests your guaranteed at least a B. The class was kinda boring but the teacher tried to keep it interesting. She posts the slides on ANGEL. Guaranteed an A if you just participate in class discussion and read text book.

01/03/2013
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
Govt2306 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

use textbook a lot. no comps allowed in class. take good notes and you'll be fine. start studying the week before the test and you'll do fine. pay attention to details (she likes T/F questions). tests arent too bad. she doesn't write down much but discusses a lot. very nice and understanding. attendence manditory. MC tests. no projects/papers/quizes. tests not cumulative. lots of class discussions. tx govt.

12/05/2012
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
govt2306 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

God! worse professor ever! Attendance is mandatory and so is the book. you must read the book in order to even pass the class she doesn't offer any extra credit and only has test in her grade book therefore u must do good in test to pass the class. Don't take her!!!

11/25/2012
poor
2 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
2 Easiness
govt2306 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

She is a good teacher who knows her stuff! The only problem is that you really have to study ALOT and be very picky with your notes in order to pass her class! Attendance is MANDATORY!!!! She also wants you prepared for class! She kicked more than half of the class out one day because we were not prepared with material she had asked us to learn.

11/21/2012
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
govt2305 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

She is a great techer. she puts up power point slides online that are really helpful for the tests. there are only 4 grades in that course, the four test grades, so be sure you do well on those, no homework or anything, it was a pretty easy govt class. she's funny and relates to her students

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