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Professor Holli Semtko
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Overall C
33 ratings,  [AVG: 6728 min, 16 sec]
Workload: Reasonable Responsible Grading: D

Enjoys Teaching B Arrogance: Normal
Speaks & Writes Clearly C Respect for Students: Some
Sensible Lectures C Appreciates Creativity: Some
Organized course C Student Feedback is: Considered
Instructor Effort C
Coursework:
Mostly "training"
Grading System:
Informed afterwards
Course Requirements:
Mentioned...
Assignment Instructions
Hazy
 
Exam Design:
A little Hazy
Exam Coverage:
Followed from course
Grades Reflect:
Just did the work
Final Grade Verification:
Monitors students
Gets class involved B
Competent with material C
Friendly/Sociable B+
Adds to content C+
This instructor is:
neither liked nor disliked
 

 

 

 
   
 
Courses:
420 
 
Comments
Overall: F
Taking Holli Semetko's Communication 420 means purchasing her expensive and poorly written HARD-COVER book 'The Formation of Campaign Agendas' - which is smaller than a course pack. 
Student Competency: Unusually High
Student's Grade: A-
Liked Instructor?: Strongly Disliked
 
Overall: F
 
Should do to do well...
An arrogant, deceitful, shrew of a woman.  A terrible professor for whom morality is is of no value. 
Student Competency: Average
Student's Grade: B
Liked Instructor?: Strongly Disliked
 
Overall: A
It was very interesting.  Highly recommend this Professor. 
 
Should do to do well...
Definitely do all of the readings.  That's very important.  Do not come to class and expect the answers to be given to you.  You are rewarded for the effort you put into it. 
 
Should know...
Content is key to do well in this course.  How does this content connect the major concepts?  Being able to answer that kind of question is what makes you able to fully appreciate this course. 
Student Competency: Expert-Level
Student's Grade: B
Liked Instructor?: Really Liked
 
Overall: A
Very much worthwhile. 
 
Should do to do well...
Instructor rewards effort. 
 
Should know...
Basic understanding of political science and communication is crucial. 
Student Competency: Expert-Level
Student's Grade: A-
Liked Instructor?: Really Liked
 
Overall: A
Very intresting
 
Should do to do well...
You will rewarded if you do hard work
 
Should know...
This was an upper level course and basics are important
Student Competency: Expert-Level
Student's Grade: A
Liked Instructor?: Really Liked
 
Overall: A
 
Should do to do well...
You should participate whenever possible. 
Student Competency: Expert-Level
Student's Grade: A
Liked Instructor?: Really Liked
 
Overall: A
Even for a required class— Dr.  Semetko was engaging and supremely knowledgeable. 
Student Competency: Expert-Level
Student's Grade: A
Liked Instructor?: Really Liked
 
Overall: A
I personally found the class challenging, but Dr.  Semetko worked hard to keep the material engrossing. 
Student Competency: Expert-Level
Student's Grade: B-
Liked Instructor?: Really Liked
 
Overall: F
She talks a lot, but she makes no sense. 
Student Competency: Expert-Level
Student's Grade: B
Liked Instructor?: Disliked
 
Overall: F
She is a phoney
Student Competency: Expert-Level
Student's Grade: A-
Liked Instructor?: Strongly Disliked
 
Overall: F
She rambles on endlessly, but you don't come away feeling like you've learned anything.  She also seems a bit unethical. 
Student Competency: Expert-Level
Student's Grade: F
Liked Instructor?: Strongly Disliked
 
Overall: F
She just gets up and talks.  It's clear she hasn't prepared anything
Student Competency: Expert-Level
Student's Grade: F
Liked Instructor?: Strongly Disliked
 
Overall: F
Holli Semetko is a fraud.  I've never experienced a class with less valuable content. 
Student Competency: Expert-Level
Student's Grade: F
Liked Instructor?: Strongly Disliked
 
Overall: A
interesting
Student Competency: Expert-Level
Student's Grade: F
Liked Instructor?: Really Liked
 
The worse possible teacher u could have
 
huge ego
 
informative and engaging, excellent teacher
 
very interesting course
 
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