Some Nice Things Students Have Said
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"Rick was quite sensitive to student-specific needs and has a healthy
understanding of the time that the students have to prepare themselves for
working with EJBs."
"Understanding the model of the J2EE architecture and how EJB really works,
I now have a much better understanding of Enterprise Java."
"Make the (5-day) course longer by 3 or 4 days."
"With so many technologies being developed, it was nice to talk to Rick who
seems to have a very good understanding of these technologies and where they are
headed, so that I can get them all straight in my mind."
"Instructor was one of the best I had."
"Complex topics explained very well and re-enforced several times."
"Rick was supportive and worked to re-enforce concepts."
"This was a great way to extend me beyond normal learning limits."
"Great class Rick. Hope to take another one from you."
"The handouts were really useful."
"Was able to learn a lot about C++ concepts and syntax."
"The instructor did an excellent job of reviewing the material and making
sure that the students understood; if not, he was ready to answer
"Instructor was very good at bringing people up to speed."
"Rick knows his stuff...Gave us some valuable information to take back to
"His handling of object-oriented aspects is commendable."
"Excellent instruction - very helpful when asked questions - did not
belittle me or give evasive answers. Answers were very specific and
"Rick was extremely patient. He did a great job making sure
everyone in the class participated. He slowed down in more difficult
topics and sped up on easier ones, but only if everyone showed understanding. He
had excellent delivery skills."
"Good class. Clear explanation of material. Knowledgeable
instructor. Flexible match to student level and experience."
"An excellent class with an excellent instructor."
"Books!?! What is this? This is fantastic - an actual resource that I can
take with me and actually use and make me more productive. Rick is very
knowledgeable and helpful. He stayed late each night, allowed us to stay and
have a resource to confer with. His assistance and knowledge on our
version of Perl was very helpful. Overall Rick is very personable and I
would highly recommend him as an instructor of choice for our company"
"Gave me re-affirmation of my (28 yrs of) knowledge of software testing.
Discussed quality assurance - its processes and techniques and provided me
information on books, websites, etc. Class could be longer."
"Class experience was excellent. I learned that I have quite a bit of work
to complete in software testing."
"Appreciated not being confined just to the student guide. The round table
discussion was great! Bringing in books and walking through websites was
tremendously beneficial. These references will help to support the concepts in
the class. This class will also definitely help my role as a software