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John Fradel
Professor in the Geography department
at Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
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Overall Quality
4.2
Average Grade
B+
Hotness
Helpfulness
4.1
Clarity
4.3
Easiness
2.5
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08/29/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
gea4500 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: A-

What more can I say about this guy. Take and Learn.

08/25/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
gea 1000 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Undoubtedly a hard class, but Fradel is such an interesting and knowledgeable professor that it's worth taking him. Has a very blunt yet humorous outlook on class material.

07/24/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
GEA 1000 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Fradel ROCKS! He is an incredible teacher, the best I've had. This guy is really nuts. He has been everywhere even the bizarre places and has amazing stories to tell. Very entertaining. Love the clicker questions.

07/14/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
1 Easiness
gea4500 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Fradel is the most knowledgeable and entertaining professor at this university. He is hilarious without trying to be. His enthusiasm and his travel stories make paying attention very easy. I always like coming to class. I like how he uses movies to teach. I would highly recommend him for this class. Tests are not easy and you do have to study.

06/23/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
GEA4500 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: B+

brilliant teacher with an excellent mastery of his subject. Is very funny and makes class interesting. attendance not mandatory but you get extra credit for going. The tests arent hard you just need to memorize an huge amount of material. if you have an interest in traveling and cultural geography then this is a great class but not an easy A.

06/14/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
1 Easiness
gea4500 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Awesome dude, amazing class. straightforward and very funny!

05/20/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
gea 1000 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: A

Awesome class! This man can teach. He made the least interesting topic into a lecture I looked forward to everyday. He is hilarious and has no problem whatsoever helping you out. He loves what he is teaching and it shows. You absolutely HAVE to take Fradel if you are taking Geography.

05/09/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
1 Easiness
GEA1000 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: C

This guy is amazing. He's really crass and raucous sometimes but just go with it he's great.It's only a level 1000 course, but he goes out of his way to make it a 4000 when it comes to tests

05/08/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
geo4930 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: A

Fradel is the best professor at FSU. Took him for all 4 of my required Geography courses. Attendance is optional, but if you do show up its a lot of extra points! I've never had a professor teach me so much!

05/01/2014
good
3 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
1 Easiness
GEA1000 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

I'm graduating this semester, I took Fradel spring of 2012. To this day, he has been the best professor I have ever had. All of the negative ratings are most likely from people who never showed up for class and waited until the hour before exams to study. He's difficult, but a great professor.

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