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John McNutt
Professor in the Mathematics department
at Valencia College-East and West Campus, Orlando, FL
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Overall Quality
3.4
Average Grade
C+
Hotness
Helpfulness
3.8
Clarity
3.1
Easiness
2.6
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45 Student Ratings
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06/26/2014
average
3 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
1 Easiness
PHY1053c Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

smart guy, but terrible delivery, 4 test and a final that counts 30% of your grade and 15% each test and will not drop one. HE goes off topic a lot. DO NOT take him. Test are not easy.

06/14/2014
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
2 Easiness
STA 2023 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: C

I took McNutt for stats, not a good teacher. He is smart but has terrible delivery. There was no online learning program to go with the class so the student had to rely on him to teach. My biggest problem is he blends the chapters. E.g. chap 10,12,2,3,4,5, test on 10 12,3,5 then chap 7,8,14,1,12,11,16 then test 1,2,5,18,6,11,3 so on unorganized!

04/02/2014
average
3 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
2 Easiness
STA 2023 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

Horrible Professor. I alrady graduated from UCF but need this class for pre-req for grad school. His tests are only 4 - 6 questions and lets you answer any 3 or 4. I got 2 out of 4 wrong and I failed the test. His teaching is all over the place and doesn't make the info easy to understand. Take Murphy for stats instead.

03/20/2014
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
Stats 2023 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

A terrible instructor hard to follow and understand not a fair grader. He doesn't seem to want to help students. he teaches like an engineer and expects you to know everything. The homework isn't worth do it. In the tests he grades all and leaves 2 questions out don't see how that helps even if you answer it and have it right it won't count.

02/02/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
STA2023 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: B

Statistics sucks, but Prof McNutt made it interesting. I got a B (which says a lot since "C" was my goal). You will need the textbook. He gives partial credit on tests and all the right answers to chapter test. You get to use a cheat sheet for the final, so if you fail the class you have to really just not try.

01/05/2014
poor
3 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
PHY I Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Bad professor, very disorganized. One test will have 3 chapters, the next will have 7 . He expects you to cram all chapters, his hand outs, homework problems and everything else he said for each test. Give EC for homework but its negligible. Doesnt allow early leaving. Labs are cool, everything else sucks.

11/25/2013
poor
3 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
2 Easiness
PHY1053c Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

Not a great teacher. Very unorganized. Doesn't use the textbook, so studying is a bust. Isn't clear during lectures. Goes off on tangents and leaves examples incomplete. Allows cheat sheets on tests but it's pointless anyways because you won't even understand your notes. If you take him, good FREAKING luck!!!

10/21/2013
poor
2 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
PHY1053C Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

Mcnutt is horrible. DO NOT TAKE HIM. He lets you use a cheat sheet for your tests so if you don't take him for physics II you won't pass. Also, in my notes there are sentences that just stop or incomplete problems because he will start talking about something else. If you don't learn by having a problem full of variables you're screwed.

08/04/2013
poor
2 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
2 Easiness
PHY-1053C Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

Horrible. He lets you use your own formula sheets each test but it was pointless for me because the questions on the test were always twisted from what he taught in class & he doesn't teach from textbook; pointless to buy it unless you want extra credit for homework. Valencia really needs to get professors that can TEACH not just know the subject.

07/16/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
2 Easiness
2048C Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

He is neither the easiest nor the hardest professr. At times he tends to go off on tangents. He allows you to make a formula sheet for tests. But sometimes the questions he asks are either very unique, make you have to think beyond the norm, or may just be very lenghty and easy to get lost in all the variables he throws in.

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