Spring 2019 - HE IS AMAZING! Professor Foster truly cares about his students. I loved ALL of his lectures. Yes, it is not easy, but it is the most useful info. I wish I could take all of his classes. He is very funny and uses pop-culture to relate the material. If you want an easy A, this is not it, but if you try, you can totally get an A and have a great time!
Professor Grannis is so funny. He always has everyone cracking up during lectures and I find it hilarious that he doesn't have office hours (you can talk to him after class if you need to). This class had a lot of busy work & weekly group projects to help us build our social networks lol, but they were very easy & didn't take long. The topics were super interesting and the projects often had you analyze your own social networks. To be clear, the class is not on Facebook, Twitter, etc. but on actual social networks (how people know each other, how people use networks to get jobs, how networks matter in the workplace). It was fairly easy and the quizzes & exams were straightforward.
Winter 2016 - This has been one of the easiest classes I have taken at UCLA. Ka is an amazing professor. Some say she was hard to understand with her accent but I was able to understand her just fine. There are readings from a book which she gives you access to online-no $ for books! As long as you pay attention in class and complete ALL homework assignments, you can succeed. The homework assignments take time but you can easily get 100% if not higher. She tried using clicker questions this quarter, so attendance was important as well. This class is very interesting, so it was easy to engage in the text, slides, and homework. Take this class with Ka!! She's awesome.
Winter 2020 - I was so scared of this class. He lectures with very explicit power points that he posts online so there's no point of going to class. When he lectures, he sounds like a sped up YouTube video which gets frustrating when taking notes. There are 5 weekly HW assignments that are relatively easy just start a few days before, not the day of. Your TA's office hours are crucial!!! Re-learn how to do matrices- its a big part of this class and you will get the hang of it once you do them a few times. The midterm was mainly multiple choice, fill in the blank (MC format), with some free response (math related). The questions were mainly definitions from the power points. I started studying 2 days before and got a B on the midterm. The final became optional for my class because of corona virus but most of us ended with solid grades.