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Tufts University: Maryanne Wolf - Child Development - Professor ratings, reviews and much more | JumboAccess
Maryanne Wolf | CD001 - Intro to Child Development | Child Development2006-07-22

Review:
Professor Wolf is obviously passionate about CD, but I did not care for her teaching style. It is difficult to take notes, the exams are on material that you are specifically told not to worry about, and lectures do not help much toward the tests. You have assigned seats and attendance is taken every day, so unless you want your grade to suffer, it is not an option to skip lectures or the not-very-helpful weekly recitations. The subject matter is interesting and there are some great guest lecturers, but I was happy when the course was over.

Workload:
The workload really isn't bad. There are three exams, which would be extremely easy if you could be sure what to study. There is one observation paper and weekly study guide sheets to be completed for your recitation.


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Tufts University: Maryanne Wolf - Child Development - Professor ratings, reviews and much more | JumboAccess
Maryanne Wolf | CD001 - Intro to Child Development | Child Development2006-07-12

Review:
She is the most enthusiastic professor I have seen so far. Even though the class is about one hundred students, she encourages class involvement. She really cares what students have to say. She even holds small group lunches where students can talk more closely with her. Unfortunately, the TA's review sessions were next to useless. Some of the material covered is really boring (the brain), but it gets better. However, I was not as passionate as many of the other students who really love children. Although the professor is great, I do not think I would take another Child Development class.

Workload:
One rather long chapter a week, along with discussion questions. The book is semi-independent of the lecture topics. Try not to fall behind in the reading.


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Tufts University: Maryanne Wolf - Child Development - Professor ratings, reviews and much more | JumboAccess
Maryanne Wolf | CD001 - Intro to Child Development | Child Development2006-05-18

Review:
Professor Wolf is in short amazing, and is the main reason anyone should take this course. Even if you're not a child development major you should consider taking this intro course just because it's so friendly and the professor is amazing. she's very well respected in her field and seems to be on a first name basis with every developmentalist on the entire east coast, but despite all that she is extremely committed not only to this course but to the students. This class with Maryanne is highly recommended.

Workload:
The workload is extremely doable. There are three exams in increasing worth the last of which is take home. There is otherwise no technical final. The book is 16 chapters evenly spaced over the course of the semester.


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Tufts University: Maryanne Wolf - Child Development - Professor ratings, reviews and much more | JumboAccess
Maryanne Wolf | CD001 - Intro to Child Development | Child Development2006-05-18

Review:
This class had boring lectures that start off interesting but by the end you feel like your just hearing the same stuff over again. The professor allows the TA's to determine your grade, which is horrible because after going to every lecture and recitation, the TA still did not give me full participation. I would not take this class given what i know now because of the hard work I put in, but still recieved a bad grade because of the TA.

Workload:
The workload isnt bad, a chapter a week. Attendance is mandatory at recitation and lecture, but don't expect to show up and get credit, because the basis of your grade will be determined by the TA's bias opinion.


professor rating: | course rating: | major: Economics


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Tufts University: Maryanne Wolf - Child Development - Professor ratings, reviews and much more | JumboAccess
Maryanne Wolf | CD001 - Intro to Child Development | Child Development2005-11-11

Review:
Prof. Wolff clearly cares about the subject. If you are interested in child development it is a great class.

Workload:
You need to read the textbook, but there is only one and it is reviewed during the recitations. The final project requires some creativity but is definitely doable.


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