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Instructors

👩‍🏫 Find information on UCI instructors here.

Try out one of these quick ways to play with our instructors endpoints:

$ curl https://api.peterportal.org/rest/v0/instructors/all 

[
  ...
  {
      "name": "Michael Shindler",
      "ucinetid": "mikes",
      "title": "Assistant Professor of Teaching",
      "department": "Computer Science"
  },
  ...
]
$ python -m pip install requests
---> 100%
$ python 
Python 3.8.5 
# >>>$ import requests
# >>>$ response = requests.get("https://api.peterportal.org/rest/v0/instructors/all")
# >>>$ response.json()

[
...
[
  ...
  {
      "name": "Michael Shindler",
      "ucinetid": "mikes",
      "title": "Assistant Professor of Teaching",
      "department": "Computer Science"
  },
  ...
]

/instructors/all

GET all instructors

Parameters

None. 💃

Responses

Code Description
200 A list of all instructors available on the UCI Catalogue. Each element is a JSON object containing information on each instructor (name, ucinetid, title, department).
200 Successful Response
[
  ...
  {
      "name": "Michael Shindler",
      "ucinetid": "mikes",
      "title": "Assistant Professor of Teaching",
      "department": "Computer Science"
  },
  ...
]

/instructors/{ucinetid}

GET detailed information on a specific instructor

Parameters

Parameter Description Example
ucinetid Can be obtained using the /all endpoint above

Responses

Code Description
200 A JSON object containing every information available on a specific instructor
404 Invaild UCInetID/Instructor not found
200 Successful Response

/instructors/mikes returns

{
    "name": "Michael Shindler",
    "ucinetid": "mikes",
    "title": "Assistant Professor of Teaching",
    "department": "Computer Science",
    "schools": [
        "Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences"
    ],
    "related_departments": [
        "COMPSCI",
        "IN4MATX",
        "I&C SCI",
        "SWE",
        "STATS"
    ],
    "course_history": [
        "COMPSCI 199",
        "COMPSCI H198",
        "I&C SCI 46",
        "COMPSCI 167",
        "COMPSCI 161",
        "COMPSCI 269S",
        "COMPSCI 260P",
        "COMPSCI 162"
    ]
}
404 Not Found

/instructors/nonexistent returns

{
    "timestamp": "Thu, 31 Dec 2020 00:00:00 GMT",
    "status": 404,
    "error": "Bad Request: Invalid parameter", 
    "message": "Instructor not found",
}