Dana Smith at University of Houston-Clear Lake

Dana Smith

  • 3.2Overall Quality
  • 3.1Helpfulness
  • 3.3Clarity
  • 3.3Easiness

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Class
Rating
Comment
1/10/14

SOCW 2361

Accredited

Average Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness2

Clarity3

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Good class but I wish the teacher was more involved in online classes. I took about 5 quizzes and 2 test in this class.

5/9/13

SWRK 4134

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness4

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

I've had her for 2 classes now and she is my favorite prof by far. She encourages class participation and discussion and really makes you think critically. She's exteremly fair and her lectures are wonderful. I looked forward to going to her class every week and I've learned so much from her.She is hard to reach outside of class however.

2/21/13

SWRK4034

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness3

Clarity4

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

The textbook was easy to read and the discussions come directly from the text. I thought she was easy to listen to, very understanding, and cares about her students. I liked the class, so I learned a lot. But, she is a super easy grader, and I think I could have gotten an A without trying.

12/11/12

SWRK4034

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Very nice professor. Her class was easy and interesting. A lot of the time was spent with class discussion, but it is not mandatory to participate(for those who are shy). I enjoyed taking this class. Recommend!!

12/12/11

PSYC5134

Poor Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness1

Clarity1

Rater Interest1

Grade ReceivedN/A

Dr.Smith was really not into teaching the class. She appeared distant and at times resentful of students questions. Dr. Smith's grading also reflected her attitude in class and I was able to get good grades with little effort. Dr. Smith is easy and I recommend anyone not wanting to do the work to take her class.

11/29/11

PSYC5134

Poor Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness1

Clarity2

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

Dr. Smith is an okay teacher, but it is impossible to reach her-she DOES NOT check her email. The workload was easy; weekly critical thinking essays and one presentation. Her study guide for the midterm was helpful. Not a hard class at all, I just wish she was accessible to students and would cut back n the personal stories.

6/6/11

swrk4137

Poor Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness1

Clarity1

Rater Interest1

Grade ReceivedN/A

I agree with the other posts that Dr. Smith was clueless with regard to social welfare policy and it helped me get an A in the course. She did not scrutinize my papers and the papers I submitted were total crap. Much thanks to Dr.Smith!

5/27/11

SWRK4137

Poor Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness1

Clarity1

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

It was hard to tell who was teaching who in this class. Dana Smith seemed more dependent on students teaching themsleves and her on the merits of Social Welfare Policy and Services. This course reached new lows in higher education. Dana Smith should keep her day job and leave teaching to the professionals for the sake of student welfare.

5/26/11

SWRK4137

Poor Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness2

Clarity2

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

Avoid Dana Smith if at all possible. She does not know her way around SWRK 4137 and lies to cover up her incompetence. She is very disrespectful to students, especially Hispanic students. Why did she choose the socialwork field?

5/9/11

SWRK4137

Poor Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness1

Clarity1

Rater Interest1

Grade ReceivedN/A

How did this professor Dana Smith, get hired. I did not learn anything from this class, except her personal life which is all she ever lectured about. I think everybody was disappointed with the class.

5/4/11

SWRK4137

Poor Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness1

Clarity1

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Absolutely the worst academic experience in my life. Dr. Smith was not familiar with the curriculum and after the class confronted her on contradicting statements, she admitted to not being familiar with the syllabus because she did not write it and was not familiar with the curriculum because it was new to her. I was embarrassed for her. Very sad.

1/19/11

SWRK4234

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Dr. Smith draws the best out of the student. She expects the critical thinking projects and the presentations to be something the student puts some actual thought into. I learned so much from her in my class, this learning and the ability to do critical thinking will carry over to future classes

7/13/10

swrk4234

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

She is awesome, I was intimidated by some of the assignments but ended up being better for it. She not only knows the material but she has a social workers heart. You will learn from her so much more than any text because of her compassion and empathy towards human beings.

4/27/10

ODSJ4234

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness4

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Dr. Smith actually teached the material she lectures about. If you put the time and effort into the class time and projects, you will learn and pass this class. You must be involved as Dr. Smith is.

12/8/09

issue4031

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Very informational class, Dr. Smith is very assessable and very helpful with questions. Put the work in and the grade will reflect the time and effort you put in. Classes were interesting and interesting.

7/3/09

SWRK4234

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness4

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

She's very nice. I completely recommend her. She wants her students to participate in class. Basically, the whole class is about participation and presentations. You?ll have to lead at least one discussion, read a book (and discuss it), attend a cultural event (write 4-5 page paper and present it with your team), do a neighborhood visit (write 6

4/9/09

socio4134

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

This instructor is very helpful..she makes the class very interesting..show up to class, show interest in the lectures and you will do fine

5/10/07

SWRK4234

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity4

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

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