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Katrina Ramonell
Professor in the Biology department
at University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
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Overall Quality
3.3
Average Grade
A
Hotness
Helpfulness
3.3
Clarity
3.4
Easiness
2.4
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26 Student Ratings
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09/22/2014
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
4 Easiness
BSC 450 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A
"There for you"

I read ahead most of the time and went to most of the lectures. I took decent notes and ended up with an A. Jam everything you can onto that notecard but don't rely on it. Tests weren't that bad. Any pre-health people out there looking for a rec letter, she will write one for you if she's never seen you before, just ask her.

04/30/2014
good
3 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
BSC450 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

She doesn't seem like a hard teacher but she never does what she says she will. The quizzes are pretty rough but you do get a notecard for her exams and final. Not my favorite but not the worst

01/07/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
BSCBSC Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Dr. Ramonell's class can be difficult, but if you ask her questions and go to office hours it will help a great deal. She is incredibly kind and helpful and actually cares about her students. Definitely take this class.

07/26/2013
good
3 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
2 Easiness
BSC 300 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 very difficult, especially later on. You need to know literally everything for the tests. You get a note card, but many of the questions are insanely obscure and not stressed in lecture or not discussed at all. Many of her hints about the tests turn out to be false. Gives extra credit for attendance, so show up to every class.

05/08/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
2 Easiness
BSC 300 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

This class has gotten MUCH harder than in the past. This is the first class in college that I've gotten a "B" in because I have no idea where she pulls her test questions from. Even bringing a notecard to the tests didn't help me make A's because I didn't know what to write on it. I struggled in this class more than I did in organic chemistry.

05/02/2012
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
BSC300 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Go to every class. She will tell you exactly what is on her exams if you listen closely. She is also always available if you have any questions about the material. Her explanations are detailed but are presented in a manner that makes the material easily to comprehend. If you take cell bio take it from her.

04/24/2012
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
BSC300 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

Great Teacher. Definetly can get an A if you know how to study for her. Don't bother buying book. Tests come straight from lecture and she does tegrity so if you study that an A is pretty easy

05/11/2011
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
4 Easiness
BSC300 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Difficult tests but you can use a note card on them so they're not too bad. Dr. Ramonell puts all of her lectures on tegrity and doesn't require class attendance. Overall, a pretty good class. The only negative thing is that she rounds your final grade down (ex: 89.9 will be a B+ not an A-).

05/09/2011
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
4 Easiness
BSC300 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Dr. Ramonell is a really good teacher. The notes aren't super clear, but, if you go to class, she explains everything very well. She makes it very clear what is to be expected on her exams, and she is very willing to work with you if you have issues. I really recommend her for cell biology.

05/05/2011
good
3 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
BSC300 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Tried to take this class with Churchill and he sucked. Ramonell is so much better! She is actually interested in what she teaches and tries to make it doable. She allows you to have a notecard for the test which helps. The only thing that made me mad was I had an 89.8 and she gave me a B+ instead of what most teachers would do, and give you an A-.

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