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Brenda Kaye Silva
Professor in the Political Science department
at San Jacinto College South, Houston, TX
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Overall Quality
4.6
Average Grade
A
Hotness
Helpfulness
4.7
Clarity
4.6
Easiness
4.5
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07/07/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
GOVT 2305 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: A

I just finished taking Dr.Silva's summer (5 weeks) Federal Government course she explains everything that you need to know and gives you great examples to understand the material! Very educated teacher and loves what she does. Like any other course you have to study and put your effort to pass the class. Highly recommend her!

01/06/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
govt 2305 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: B-

Hands down best government professor around. Knows her stuff, and as long as you put in an effort to do well, you will. My only regret was that I didn't take her for the first government class. I wish she taught other subjects too, so I could take her more. Amazing, amazing woman.

01/06/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
Govt 2305 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Best professor ever. No idea where the bad comments are coming from unless it's just one person going off on a rant because they thought they could float by without studying. Hello... This is college. Dr. Silva is clear in instruction, her stories are entertaining and educational, and she is always there to help students who really want to learn.

01/06/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
5 Easiness
2305 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Dr Silva is the kind of professor where you actually have to pay attention and be there, if you actually talk to her she'll try her best to help you out. As for the test if you actually took the time to read and pay attention you would have been fine. The papers were EASY one research typed, one handwritten OPINION paper. (continue to next comment)

12/18/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
4 Easiness
govt2305 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

the class was bit confusing but over all she is a great professor. Just go to class, take notes and you will be fine.

12/15/2013
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
Gov 2305 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

I ran out of space for the previous post. Dr. Silva's tall-tells are so crazy that you know they are not true. Last one i heard was that she pick up the phone & called the president to tell him that she disagree with something. LOL. I could go on but I am running out of space again. Good luck is you take one of her classes, expect to be self-taught

12/15/2013
poor
1 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
1 Easiness
Gov 2305 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

I usually don't like to post negative reviews but i really feel like i have to. Of all the professor i have taken classes from this lady is by far the worse for the following reasons: 1) She never stick to her own deadlines, 2)She did not cover a lot of the material that was in the tests, for example, 3)Tall-tells, she is off the subject often.

12/09/2013
poor
2 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
GOVT 2301 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

These newer comments are all true, she is very confusing and the Test are hard filled with confusing questions.

11/20/2013
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
gov 2301 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

RUN AWAY!!!! This was the hardest professor I have ever had, she is so confusing one minute she says the tests are all on the text book then you get the test and it is totally different! I can handle a high level math class but her class is crazy hard. Unless this is the only class you are going to take do not take her.

11/14/2013
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
GOV 2305 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

WORST PROFESSOR EVER! I have a 4.0 and had to drop this class. Only class I've ever dropped. She wont tell you what your grades are and doesn't answer any emails. She could care less about her students. DO NOT TAKE HER.

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