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Jay Carney
Professor in the Religion department
at Creighton University, Omaha, NE
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Overall Quality
3.4
Average Grade
A
Hotness
Helpfulness
3.2
Clarity
3.7
Easiness
2.4
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11/30/2013
average
2 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
2 Easiness
THL100 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

On the first day of class I loved him because he's so young, funny, and energetic! However, as the course went on his class got really hard and it seems like he expects too much for a 100 level course. He's a great guy and I respect him a lot, but unless you have a strong background in theology, I don't recommend taking him.

11/15/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
THL100 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: A

Great Teacher recommend him to anyone. He is really a nice guy and he works with you when you need help. I don't know why other people dislike him because he is a pretty knowledgeable teacher and one of my favorites. Must take professor.

11/12/2013
average
3 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
1 Easiness
THL 100 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: F

Dr. Carney really knows his stuff. However, he fails to understand that nobody cares about the discussions as much as he does. He is almost too smart to be teaching an introduction course. Overall, it's just a GPA killer.

11/04/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
THL 100 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Dr. Carney is one of the best professors at Creighton. Many people complained that it was too hard, but i found that if you did the work, you got an A. He is so fun to be in class with and enthusiastic. Makes all powerpoints available. Grades are multiple choice tests, participation (easy 100), and 4 response essays (two pages, easy A). TAKE HIM!!

04/21/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
THL 100 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

Dr. Carney is a solid choice for a theology class. I had no prior knowledge in this subject and did quite well. His class is not that hard as long as you do the work. Basic layout for his class is 3 exams which aren't too bad as long as you study, 4 1-2 page papers, and a 4-5 page paper on a historical figure. Really enthusiastic too. Take him.

11/13/2012
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
THL100 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Dr. Carney keeps the class interesting with constant enthusiasm. Good morning class for me. People have complained about his tests, but I think they are straightforward. Also, start the project early. I didn't and thats the one thing that prevented me from getting an easy..

05/08/2012
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
THL100 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

This class was awesome. Dr. Carney is an amazing teacher. The key is taking good notes. I never read the textbook, but I paid attention in class and took really good notes and did very well in his class. Dr. Carney is super passionate about this subject and I thoroughly enjoyed this class and his teaching style.

04/10/2012
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
THL100 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Great teacher, very passionate about Theology. His lectures are very clear, taking notes and paying attention is a must. He posts powerpoints online, which makes things easier, and reading the textbook is necessary (although boring). Very cool teacher, very tough grader, worth taking.

04/04/2012
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
THL100 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Dr. Carney is not that bad! If you actually put the effort into the class you will do fine. He is really funny and really passionate about the subject matter. I feel like he has taught me so much and I do not regret having him for THL 100. Put the appropriate time into it and you will get at least a B. Do not be scared to take him. He is not bad!

04/02/2012
average
2 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
THL100 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

He is a nice, funny guy, who is really interested in theology. He knows his stuff. BRING YOUR LAPTOP TO CLASS! He posts the powerpoints online, so you can type addition info he says in lectures. He grades pretty tough but if you study your notes, and do the reading, you will be okay on exams.

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