Student Evaluations for: Rubenstein Brandon Scott

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KINE-320 (Fall 2014)
Brandon provided assignments that allowed us to explore the world of media, but relate it back to our main focus of Kinesiology related topics. I was able to learn how to blog, which I believe is a great skill that I can apply to many different aspects of my academics.
KINE-320 (Fall 2014)
The instructor made class fun to be at. He did not go into great detail but did more of an overview which I found more valuable just because I will remember all that I was taught in class appose to most classes where you memorize a ton of material and forget most of it.
KINE-320 (Fall 2014)
I definitely learned a lot from the different social media sites we explored; I had never used Twitter before so it was neat seeing how it worked and how I could use it to interact with other organizations that I may not have otherwise. I also found the overall project helpful; although I don't think I'll continue developing my project, I have other ideas in other areas that I could really put to practice what I learned through the main project in this class.
KINE-320 (Fall 2014)
This is actually one of the first classes that I have taken that I can relate to all areas of my life. It is a great skill to have and will be very useful for me in the future.
KINE-320 (Fall 2014)
Having group discussions were important as they allowed collaboration and the sharing of project ideas. Lab time was the most integral part of the course as that was when we could apply the media and technology techniques we learned in lecture.
KINE-320 (Fall 2014)
Awesome class and awesome teacher. I liked learning about how technology could be used to promote a health campaign and how it is relatable to our major.
KINE-320 (Fall 2014)
I really enjoyed this class and Professor Rubenstein really knew what he was talking about and had a lot of experience in the area. I feel it was a very practical subject and I definitely got a lot out of it.
KINE-320 (Fall 2014)
I think that you did a great job conveying information to us! Regardless if the class followed any structure or if students didn't know what their grades were, your passion for the subject and your willingness to go out of your way to help students succeed outshined everything! Also, your honesty of saying how this is the first class and we were used as the guinea pigs, was much appreciated by the students. Any professor could have gone up there and been arrogant and tried to bullshit us into thinking they knew what they were doing, but the fact that you didn'y do this says a lot about you as a person. You treated each student with respect and honesty and really valued our opinions. That is a quality that many of us have not seen here at Cal Poly and hopefully other teachers catch on to what you are doing. You are great!
KINE-320 (Fall 2014)
i like the jokes especially when he snuck in Kevin hart lines
KINE-320 (Fall 2014)
Brandon provided clear step-by-step instructions for each lab and assignment, and with his vast knowledge of media-related topics, was able to answer any question we had.
KINE-320 (Fall 2014)
I learned so much about media and technology that I didn't know before. The most valuable part of this lab was learning how to make my own blog and how to update it.
KINE-320 (Fall 2014)
I felt video editing was extremely valuable for me; it's a form of media I haven't really worked with a lot, so being exposed to it was very useful.
KINE-320 (Fall 2014)
Interacting with other students as well as having one-on-one time with the professor was extremely helpful.
KINE-320 (Fall 2014)
Learn by doing. Having access to the computers and actually working on our assignments in lab and having the help the instructor was very useful. Everything we learned in lab could be aplied to our outside life and is a very valuable tool to have learned.
KINE-320 (Fall 2015)
This is a great class. It is one of my first classes I have taken in a while where the information is actually valuable in the real world.
KINE-320 (Fall 2015)
One of the best professors I have had. Made a 6-7pm class/7-10pm lab worth it.
KINE-320 (Fall 2015)
How helpful the teacher was in lab
KINE-320 (Fall 2015)
Best class I have had in a while!
KINE-320 (Fall 2015)
Rubenstein!
KINE-320 (Fall 2015)
ALways provided great feeback for ou rprojects
KINE-320 (Spring 2015)
the coding segment was very useful and helpful especially when we integrated those skills to construct our own websites with resumes.
KINE-320 (Spring 2015)
learning how to code HTML and CSS! making the blog was chill =)
KINE-320 (Spring 2015)
I enjoyed learning how to code and hope that I can use it in the future. The fact that I have a website I can show future employers is great and advantageous to me.
KINE-320 (Spring 2015)
The attendance policy is a little ridiculous considering many of the lectures were just anecdotes. However, he is a highly entertaining and brilliant teacher so going to class (as you should obviously) isn't a pain. My only recommendation for the course would be that it focus less on programming (writing html, CSS) and more on actually how to use existing platforms to effectively draw more attention to your health campaign (i.e. when he gave us the stats on which opening clauses in titles drew the most views on social media).
KINE-320 (Spring 2015)
Learning how to incorporate technology into the science of Kinesiology. Learning how to code, blog, and make videos
KINE-320 (Spring 2015)
I now have my own website and I am very comfortable coding, creating videos, and blogging. The class content was applicable to the real world.
KINE-320 (Spring 2015)
Learning all about copyright was very interesting because I didn't know that we could get in trouble by the law just by using someones picture that we find online. Learning the ways we can use online material was very helpful in assuring I use the proper material.
KINE-320 (Spring 2015)
I enjoyed the class just how it is set up. Besides the fact that it's a night class.
KINE-320 (Spring 2015)
Master Rubenstein is a great, entertaining teacher.
KINE-320 (Spring 2015)
He is an awesome instructor who made me excited to learn about technology!
KINE-320 (Spring 2015)
Enjoyed this class a lot more than I thought I was going to. Prof Rubenstein made staying until 10 pm really fun
KINE-320 (Spring 2015)
Professor Rubenstein really made the material he covered in class interesting. His quirky jokes added to his method of teaching and allowed his students to enjoy the subject of media and technology in Kinesiology. He made a night class enjoyable.
KINE-320 (Spring 2015)
Super fun and hilarious professor.
KINE-320 (Spring 2015)
The one-on-one time to have him answer questions in front of our computer screens.
KINE-320 (Spring 2015)
Learning HTML and CSS was the most interesting part of lab. Learning to code seemed to be like learning another language at first, but after awhile it was very satisfying knowing how to do it.
KINE-320 (Spring 2015)
Overall great class and instructor!
KINE-320 (Spring 2015)
I enjoyed lab a lot!
KINE-320 (Spring 2015)
Professor Rubenstein really made a night lab that lasted from 7-10pm an enjoyable lab. Would take another class with him if he taught more classes.
KINE-320 (Spring 2016)
I didn't have any coding experience going into this class and Brandon made it so easy to learn and everything I learned is so applicable.
KINE-320 (Spring 2016)
The blog making was really applicable because I might have to do this later in life! I also learned a lot of useful info about the internet
KINE-320 (Spring 2016)
The website designing was so cool and I learned so much
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
I really liked that many of us were pushed out of our normal comfort zone and encouraged to learn something that we do not have a strong basis of knowledge in. Learning more in depth details about the technology we use every day will be very beneficial to our future professions.
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
Learning about how to apply all of the information we learned to our future careers and even other classes.
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
I liked some of the examples used, like the Glove and Boots (?) video about copyright and being able to use satire.
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
learning how to use social media in my major. and the basics about blog and webpages
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
Became much more technologically savvy.
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
Becoming familiar with computer programs that I can use in my career.
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
Computer skills are applicable to any class and to some portion of any profession, so just enhancing my skills in general was helpful.
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
I feel more confident in being able to create a website and make it to my liking via css in textwrangler.
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
Learning about what exactly the internet is was very helpful. The most valuable part was being comfortable with creating websites and using programs such as iMovie and Garage Band to create projects.
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
I got the opportunity to learn things that I never thought I would learn. If it wasn't for this class I never would have learned all of this stuff about the Internet or the basics of making a website. I'm very happy I had the chance to gain this knowledge.
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
I feel like learning about copyright will be helpful in the future as well as learning the basics of coding.
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
The instructor's ability to present the course material was in a clear and organized manner. He had a great amount of knowledge of the course subject matter.The instructor's patience and helpfulness in dealing with students was the best, along with the instructor's fairness in her grading methods.
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
This is one of the coolest classes I have taken as a kinesiology major!! I feel that I learned so much information that could definitely be applied later on. I also feel that this class was an opportunity to learn CSS and HTML because unless you're a computer major, I don't know when else I would have learned this! I know that these are skills that could be impressive on a resume and I definitely think it was worthwhile learning how to learn CSS and HTML.
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
The use of media and technology. It didn't know how to code for HTML or CSS all to well and now am I'm not in the dark.
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
Mr. Rubenstein has already edited the class since the first quarter he taught and it is much better already.
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
none! Professor Rubenstein is one of the greatest teachers!!
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
This guy is a LEGEND. I don't remember the last time a whole class has clapped for a professor the last day of lecture. Prof. Rubenstein is a god. It was a pleasure to be a student of yours. Your class was very interesting and intriguing. Thank you for letting us have Friday lecture off, that would of been such a drag! Take care!
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
Loved coming to class and learning something new everyday! Thank you!!!
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
Mr. Rubenstein is a great teacher, he is definitely very knowledgeable about the subjects he teaches, and he creates a very comfortable environment in his classroom in which there is a mutual respect for teacher and student. i really enjoyed having his as a teacher, and hope he gets more opportunities to teach at cal poly and show his talents.
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
Professor Rubenstein was a very helpful teacher. His lectures could have been a little more condensed, but overall he is a very passionate teacher. He knows his material and presents it in a way that is funny and relatable for students. The only critique would be to minimize the tangents and make class/lab time more efficient.
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
Master Rubenstein, you know the information well and you can much us laugh. A great combo. Thanks!
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
Great guy, friendly, funny, approachable, available for questions, enjoyed your class.
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
Loved the class and learned a lot. Especially liked doing projects instead of memorizing a bunch of information for a test.
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
Great teacher. easy to relate too, smart, and every once and a while he tells a good joke.

Instructor response:
I have improved. I now tell a good joke every twice in a while.
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
Professor Rubenstein, this class was literally so much fun. I don't think I've ever taken so much joy from a class. I feel accomplished that I have now created a website, started a blog, and now have basic skills in HTML and CSS!! You're awesome professor, perfect for this class!
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
LEGEND
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
I thought the screen in the front of the lab that showed what the instructor was doing so that the entire class could see was the most important to our learning. Coding websites is very tricky for those of us with no prior experience and that helped A LOT! Professor Rubenstein taught us skills so that we will have the basic knowledge to utilize media and technology in our future professions and/or make sure our companies/projects are not getting ripped off by a web designer that we would potentially be hiring.
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
The instructor's ability to present the course material was in a clear and organized manner. He had a great amount of knowledge of the course subject matter.The instructor's patience and helpfulness in dealing with students was the best.
KINE-320 (Winter 2015)
Thank you for a wonderful quarter, Master Brandon!
KINE-320 (Winter 2016)
Assigning HTML and CSS. I had learned html in the past so it was a nice refresher, but it also taught me lots of things my middle school web design class didn't teach me. Additionally, it was interesting learning a second language and seeing how different they were.
KINE-320 (Winter 2016)
Great guy and great teacher
KINE-320 (Winter 2016)
I now know a great amount about technology and coding
KINE-320 (Winter 2016)
The material learned is very applicable to today's society.
KINE-320 (Winter 2016)
The most valuable part of lecture was the information on copyright and security.
KINE-320 (Winter 2016)
I like the videos and the examples that were relevant to current events. I also appreciated the information about passwords and online security that I didn't know before.
KINE-320 (Winter 2016)
I liked how funny and entertaining Brandon was, because I am not very interested in technology and it made it much easier to listen when the lectures were funny.
KINE-320 (Winter 2016)
Brandon you are a phenom teacher all around and the way you care about the students is a really special thing.
KINE-320 (Winter 2016)
Brandon is a great professor and connects well with the students.
KINE-320 (Winter 2016)
This lab was one of the most valuable classes I've taken at Poly. I am coming away from the lab with a blog I am proud of, a coded website that illustrates who I am and what I do, and a stronger sense of technological ability. I felt every assignment was important and perfectly challenging.
KINE-320 (Winter 2016)
In all honesty I thought the lab was a hugely valuable use of my time and I am coming away from it having learned so much.
KINE-320 (Winter 2016)
Brandon, thank you for your openness and the amount of effort and time you put into our success. This class has been so important for me and you have been there helping us through it at every point. Thanks for everything.
KINE-320 (Winter 2016)
Even though coding is not my favorite activity, I'm happy that we learned how to do it and I feel like I have a better understanding of technology.
KINE-320 (Winter 2016)
Making the online resume and using html and css were all super cool.

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