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Jane Dwyer
Professor in the Social Work department
at Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
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Overall Quality
4.2
Average Grade
A
Hotness
Helpfulness
4.2
Clarity
4.1
Easiness
4.1
Helpfulness
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21 Student Ratings
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04/30/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
SOW4108 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

I'm a graduating senior and literally only took this class because it was at night: not a SW major and didn't know what I was getting myself in to... PLEASANTLY surprised! Jane is a fantastic professor, she truly cares about every single person in her class (it helps that the class is extremely easy) This ended up being one of my favorite classes

12/14/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
SOW 5335 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Jane is very personable and caring. She is very direct, and students are chastised for texting, talking to others, etc., which I thought was a little overboard...we aren't in middle school. Also the quizzes were unhelpful and not a reflection of what you know, so another negative, but I liked her very much, and her grading was generous.

12/07/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
5712 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: A+

Knows chemical dependency field quite well and brings interesting insights to it. Class wasn't too hard and she grades generously. Extremely courteous toward students and is likeable. She does seem to have a lot of soapbox moments which are rooted in personal experience/ opinion.

10/11/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
SOW5 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Jane Dwyer is a great professor and an inspiration to all. She is passionate about what she teaches and truly cares about her students. I highly recommend taking any of her classes.

05/17/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
SOW4108 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Jane is always helpful and enthusiastic. No surprises in this class so if you stay on top of things you'll do fine. Moderate amount of reading. She expects you to go to class but is easy to approach about anything you need help with, she really cares about students. I'd definitely recommend her!

01/30/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
4 Easiness
SOW5367 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Great professor. She really cares about her students. If you plan to skip class a lot, do not take any of her classes because your grade will be lowered. I would highly recommend her!

06/24/2011
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
inter1 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

interviewing and recording- awesome professor! Really cares about the students. she teaches a lot of classes so i feel she stretches herself a little too thin. oh yea, her and WHITNEY HOUSTON use to be best friends, she bought in lots of pictures as proof!

04/24/2010
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
SOW5712 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

I had her for Chemical Dependency. Great teacher. Great introduction to the world of chemical dependency. If you are struggling she is more than glad to help. I would recommend this teacher and any course she teaches to anyone.

04/24/2010
good
4 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
3 Easiness
sow5367 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

crisis intervention. you have to go to every class and take a quiz. she doesn't lecture often and when she does it is straight from the book. the quizzes are hard but the essay is easy

12/15/2009
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
SOW5367 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Crisis Intervention- Jane is an awesome teacher, but really demanding. Attendance is mandatory and there is a heavy amount of reading. Two textbooks. Overall a good class, but probably not if you want to skip class a lot

12/02/2009
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
sow5335 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Best professor I have had yet! She is inspiring and positive...I love her teaching style! She brings a little bit of her funky and passionate sides in her lectures. She assigns a lot of work but it's for our benefit and I learned a lot in her class. Will definitely take her again!

08/24/2009
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
Chem1 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Great instructor. Everyone else is full of it!

05/12/2009
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
5 Easiness
SOW4108 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Just one of the many professors in social work that don't know anything about what they teach. Avoid!

04/24/2009
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
sow5109 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

She is a great instructor who cares about students understanding of class material.

02/02/2009
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
SOW5335 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Really connected with Jane... as did many colleagues I've spoken with about her... I'd take her any day!

01/16/2009
poor
1 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
5 Easiness
SOW5335 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Yes, she's nice and likes to be liked. I like her too but I didn't really learn anything from her.

08/17/2008
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
4 Easiness
SOW5712 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Jane is amazing!!!

06/06/2008
poor
1 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
5 Easiness
SOW5712 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Some students like her because the course is cake. How did she become a professor? This course is not a critical examination of chemical dependency issues in the way a graduate course should be. It is a course in self-disclosure and testimonials. I can get this material from Ophra.

05/10/2008
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
SOW5173 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Jane is a very good professor. Enjoyed her class and learned a lot in this class. Study for her exams!

05/05/2008
average
3 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
4 Easiness
SOW5712 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Nearly every class there's a speaker (most tell their struggle w/ addiction)or watch HBO's Addiction series; No real lessons of substance related to the book; Great class for an easy A but not so great if you want to actually learn about chemical dependency

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