Daniel Snelson
Department of English
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5.0
Overall Rating
Based on 1 User
Easiness 4.0 / 5 How easy the class is, 1 being extremely difficult and 5 being easy peasy.
Clarity 4.0 / 5 How clear the professor is, 1 being extremely unclear and 5 being very clear.
Workload 3.0 / 5 How light the workload is, 1 being extremely heavy and 5 being extremely light.
Helpfulness 5.0 / 5 How helpful the professor is, 1 being not helpful at all and 5 being extremely helpful.

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  • Appropriately Priced Materials
  • Participation Matters
  • Would Take Again
  • Has Group Projects

GRADE DISTRIBUTIONS

66.7%
55.6%
44.4%
33.3%
22.2%
11.1%
0.0%
A+
A
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B+
B
B-
C+
C
C-
D+
D
D-
F

Grade distributions are collected using data from the UCLA Registrar’s Office.

53.8%
44.9%
35.9%
26.9%
17.9%
9.0%
0.0%
A+
A
A-
B+
B
B-
C+
C
C-
D+
D
D-
F

Grade distributions are collected using data from the UCLA Registrar’s Office.

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Quarter: Fall 2020
Grade: A+
COVID-19 This review was submitted during the COVID-19 pandemic. Your experience may vary.
March 24, 2021

An all-time favorite teacher, if not my favorite teacher I've had so far at UCLA. Even in a remote time, this was able to be a fun and engaging class with a sense of community. Using discord for the class, something most people might find an unexpected combination was a highlight of the class. Both the way it allowed an organization for the class and the materials, as well as allowing space for the community to build and engage constantly even after class had ended completely was an enlightening experience. For this class specifically, the projects and formats were new to me and I felt like I both learned a lot and came out of the class with excitement for using some of the ideas and platforms I used again in the future. Snelson, as a professor, is very humble and inviting of what the students want to engage with, often adjusting or planning within the first week with students for what the syllabus will contain for that quarter. The projects will vary in difficulty. One week you might have to make a single page description for a board game, and another week you might have to learn how to code with Twine (my favorite). There were a couple of group projects, which ended up being more fun than the usual hastle. Ultimately, the work is pretty manageable, you'll probably have a final that is very open to what you want to do if you're taking one of his more creative-mediums-based classes. At the end of the quarter, he sat down with us (virtually) to go over the strengths and weaknesses of the course as a class discussion. He cares about his students, a student interested, and ultimately wants everyone to enjoy themselves and do what they want to. His flexibility can be a big plus when it comes to that. I encourage anyone who is interested to take a class with him- it could end up being a highlight class for you.

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Quarter: Fall 2020
Grade: A+
March 24, 2021

An all-time favorite teacher, if not my favorite teacher I've had so far at UCLA. Even in a remote time, this was able to be a fun and engaging class with a sense of community. Using discord for the class, something most people might find an unexpected combination was a highlight of the class. Both the way it allowed an organization for the class and the materials, as well as allowing space for the community to build and engage constantly even after class had ended completely was an enlightening experience. For this class specifically, the projects and formats were new to me and I felt like I both learned a lot and came out of the class with excitement for using some of the ideas and platforms I used again in the future. Snelson, as a professor, is very humble and inviting of what the students want to engage with, often adjusting or planning within the first week with students for what the syllabus will contain for that quarter. The projects will vary in difficulty. One week you might have to make a single page description for a board game, and another week you might have to learn how to code with Twine (my favorite). There were a couple of group projects, which ended up being more fun than the usual hastle. Ultimately, the work is pretty manageable, you'll probably have a final that is very open to what you want to do if you're taking one of his more creative-mediums-based classes. At the end of the quarter, he sat down with us (virtually) to go over the strengths and weaknesses of the course as a class discussion. He cares about his students, a student interested, and ultimately wants everyone to enjoy themselves and do what they want to. His flexibility can be a big plus when it comes to that. I encourage anyone who is interested to take a class with him- it could end up being a highlight class for you.

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5.0
Overall Rating
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Easiness 4.0 / 5 How easy the class is, 1 being extremely difficult and 5 being easy peasy.
Clarity 4.0 / 5 How clear the professor is, 1 being extremely unclear and 5 being very clear.
Workload 3.0 / 5 How light the workload is, 1 being extremely heavy and 5 being extremely light.
Helpfulness 5.0 / 5 How helpful the professor is, 1 being not helpful at all and 5 being extremely helpful.

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