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Luisa Avila Pour
Professor in the Communication department
at San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
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Overall Quality
4.4
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Helpfulness
4.4
Clarity
4.4
Easiness
3.1
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33 Student Ratings
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11/20/2013
good
4 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
4 Easiness
comm 41 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

A little bit vague/unclear when it comes to instructions. She tries to engage class in discussion though, and as long as you pay close attention to her slides. Textbook reading isn't absolutely a necessity, I winged all my quizzes and still did well. Also missed my final and she was kind enough to meet me up at a coffee shop to let me take it then

04/22/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
Comm 20 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

She's amazing and funny. Good for beginners. Class is way easy and fun.

12/18/2012
good
4 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
3 Easiness
Comm20 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Most of the lectures and quizzes are based on the textbook that you have to read on your own time. There are only 2 major speeches and 3 practice speeches. I highly recommend you take advantage of her office hours because she can sometimes be unclear about what she specifically wants in each speech. Overall she's a very sweet professor.

11/27/2012
average
3 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
4 Easiness
COMM20 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Really easy class! I procrastinated on all of my speeches and received A's on all. Sometimes she can be a bit unclear about what she is looking for when it comes to speeches but she gives outline examples that you can just use. Going to class is easy and mandatory she gives participation points you don't have to participate just show up

05/15/2012
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
4 Easiness
COMM20 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

She is very helpful with giving feedback and she is really nice and approachable

05/09/2012
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
COMM20 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

My best prof this semester. She's nice and grades fairly.

12/01/2011
good
3 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
Comm20 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

She seems pretty strict at first and very strict in lateness and really encourages appearance in class. She is a really good teacher though and spaced out each speech well. she also has a sense of humor and tries to make the class fun with someof the speeches.

11/22/2011
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
COMM20 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

Prof. Pour is a cute, sharp, and very interesting woman. Take advantage of her office hours, they really help

06/05/2011
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
COMM20 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

you have to work for an A, but she grades fairly. she's very nice, helpful, and makes public speaking more bearable. good class

05/24/2010
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
COMM100 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

Don't let the first day intimidate you. She's a cool teacher and an interesting person.

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