Christopher Bresnahan at University of Southern California

Christopher Bresnahan

  • 4.2Overall Quality
  • 4.1Helpfulness
  • 4.2Clarity
  • 2.9Easiness

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7/7/14

buad304

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

seriously, just memorize every slide in the exact order and you'll do fine. final was hard, talk A LOT in class for participation marks. you need a textbook for the class for assignments and homework, so get one

6/3/14

BUAD304

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Participation in the ELC is necessary, HW for lec/disc are graded on effort. The midterm was pretty straightforward, so was the final. Memorize the video lectures and powerpoints from lecture, discussion, and video. It will help! dont just memorize from the video. The book is useless, dont buy. Groups are useless!! Go to his office hours, hes nice!

5/22/14

BUAD 304

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedA

Chris is great! If you can, take him! If you participate, the class is very doable. He is a very fair grader and wants you to do well. Watch the video lectures and memorize all the slides and you'll get a good grade.

5/22/14

BUAD 304

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedA

304 is a mandatory for business majors, and it's structured so the discussion instructors basically do everything. So, if you're having issues with your grade, GO SEE CHRIS!!! He is extremely helpful/clear and wants you to succeed. Other tips: Watch the video lectures, have him go over your study guide before tests, and participate a lot in class!

3/27/14

BUAD304

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest1

Grade ReceivedN/A

Great professor. Manages the classroom well when we do group activities. Answers questions okay via email, but great in class.

1/15/14

BUAD 304

Average Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness3

Clarity3

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Bresnahan is the TA for the class and thus teaches the discussion, although he never teaches anything useful or even reviews the online lectures... but he and Tolan grade similarly so dont be stressed. I surprisingly got an A in all my classes but this, so I suggest going to office hours and get him to like and help you- also for the group proj.s!

12/27/13

buad 304

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness4

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedA-

Chris is a good teacher and a nice guy. The class has a lot of busy work but isn't particularly hard.

11/14/13

BUAD 304

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Chris is amazing! He has a good sense of communication and knows what his students want. Go once or twice to the office hours and you will not have a problem. He's fun but, he means business though

5/30/13

buad 304

Good Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest1

Grade ReceivedN/A

Nice man with a good interest in the course. Go to office hours, as he helps you understand the information if you have question.

5/16/13

BUAD 304

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

3 exams that are progressively worth more. assignments due every other week. discussions are interesting, he's funny, know his material and wants his students to excel and learn. the exams are from online lectures and you just have to memorize the slides. overall great guy I highly recommend him.

4/23/13

BUAD 304

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

Chris is a great, energetic and funny professor. I really enjoyed this class - his discussions are interesting and the work in the ELC is fun. The homework is easy, I got full marks on all. I only went to his discussions (I went to 1 lecture the whole semester) and I still got an A. In the exams you just need to apply a lot of terms!

1/4/13

BUAD302

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Bresnahan articulates course topics in clear, concise fashion. Has students work in groups in many of the discussion sections, that and going to the ELC for simulations. Course isn't very difficult in content, but in order to get a good grade you need to demonstrate mastery. Participate a lot, as it helps your grade - to see if you deserve a 'bump'

12/5/12

BUAD304

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness4

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Energetic teacher who makes the somewhat bland information come to real life with examples. Memorizing everything is how you get a good grade in this class. The concepts are cool and I learned a lot about myself, but this class takes basic ideas and turns them into overcomplicated theories that made me furious. Average class overall

5/17/12

BUAD304

Good Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness5

Clarity4

Rater Interest1

Grade ReceivedN/A

He is very kind man who helps you with questions.

5/16/12

BUAD304

Good Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

This class was really difficult overall, and not that well structured. Chris helps you get through it all, even if it is a pain. He is entertaining, open to meeting and will talk you to death during office hours. Work hard and you should do well. Excellent experience with him. Meh course...

5/5/12

buad304

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness5

Clarity3

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

He is pretty "straight forward" and isn't that hard. Memorize every word on every slide and you'll do ok, but DON'T try to wing it. Just memorize and review the book and you should get a B or higher!

5/5/12

BUAD304

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Just crushed this class. Great guy, funny. Work hard you will do fine.

4/30/12

BUAD304

Poor Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness1

Clarity1

Rater Interest1

Grade ReceivedN/A

Here's his test policy (which will give you an indication of tardness): if you have a test that was graded wrong (even blatantly) and you bring it to him he will regrade the entire test and check for mistakes that went in your favor or against. Sounds like someone has a problem with not being right (and logic)

4/24/12

buad304

Average Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness3

Clarity3

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

class was much harder than I expected, you don't do a whole lot in terms of work and lectures don't seem too in depth but the exams are very difficult because you need to have everything memorized...and i mean everything

1/10/12

buad304

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

great guy, put in minimal work and received A-

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