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R Polito
Professor in the Computer Science department
at Ventura College, Ventura, CA
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Overall Quality
2.5
Average Grade
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Hotness
Helpfulness
2.4
Clarity
2.6
Easiness
2.4
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07/25/2013
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
CS V11 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Honestly if you are LOOKING to FAIL this class, take him. He can fail you in as little as the second week of class! I recommand they get a new Computer Science teacher, because he is useless for everything! DO NOT TAKE HIM!

04/30/2013
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
2 Easiness
Csv13 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Must attend or he drops your grade by 800 points, even though when you're there he just shows off. Doesnt answer questions, tells you to google everything, ignores you if he doesn't like you, I could go on and on! If the projects aren't perfect you fail. DO.NOT.TAKE.

08/04/2012
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
CS40 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

He is really cool! The projects are easy and he keeps the lectures entertaining. He gives "bonus" points for answering questions in class correctly so prepare beforehand.I think he's one of the coolest professors around. His grading is really fair and rewards you for studying and doing well!Take him for an epic semester!

05/27/2012
poor
1 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
3 Easiness
CSV30 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Mr. Polito knows his stuff for the most part, but it's all old (though useful things). However, what you will actually get from the class depends. His "teaching" style is questionable, asking impossible questions and yelling at students until he's discovered that no one knows what he hasn't taught them yet, which should be obvious.

01/11/2012
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
CSV04 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

Took this as an online class. Only had to see the teacher once for orientation meeting. Never had a problem with him or his class. He emailed me a reminder that I was missing a large powerpoint assignment. (Which was because VC's email server wouldn't send all the files in one email..had to send each file seperatly).

12/23/2011
poor
1 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
1 Easiness
CS30 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

After taking this class I will never ever take computer science at ventura college again.Just a poor excuse for a college class he belongs in a high school where his ignorance might be tolerated. I cannot fathom how he is still employed at Ventura College. Ridiculous outrageous and just pathetic. Take computer science else where for your GPAs sake!

11/21/2011
average
2 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
4 Easiness
CSV11 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

If you're running late, prepare to be humiliated by him in front of the whole class. Attendance is mandatory or lose points. Assignments are easy because of the annoyingly repetitive lectures. His personality is pretty loud and impulsive so it's up to you to judge him. I personally dislike the fact that he's the only CS teacher. Don't buy the book.

11/16/2011
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
CSV11 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Just pay attention, simple as that. Gives you at least 10 minutes to freely ask anything. Never assigns something that he hasn't already SHOWN you how to do already. Even prints out what you need. Projects are a synch... bad rap is from slackers or disrespectful students imo. I've taken a few classes and have learned a lot. Great TEACHER above all.

10/03/2011
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
4 Easiness
CSV11 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

He is a pretty straight forward guy. As long as you listen to him in class and do the projects the way he wants, you will be fine. Also don't miss any classes, he is strict on attendance. I don't understand why he gets a bad rap.

09/15/2011
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
CSV40 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

This professor is hilarious. Is he hard? Not really. I dont know why people complain about him. He explains things clear he will ask students before class ends and will answer them. He is not a bad teacher just do what he says and you will get an A without a doubt. I know because he picked on me alot. I got points taken off but i managed to pass:)

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