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Eric Updike
Professor in the Philosophy department
at Glendale Community College, Glendale, AZ
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Overall Quality
4.8
Average Grade
A
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Helpfulness
4.8
Clarity
4.8
Easiness
3.1
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02/26/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
PHI103 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: A

Updike is awesome! He's funny and definitely knows how to keep a class interested and engaged. I had a lot of really fun times in that class, and he made it super interesting, using pop culture references and jokes to make his points. Take him! He rocks!

01/03/2014
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
PHI101 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

One of the coolest teachers i've had! Very down to earth and loves what he teaches! no homework and take home exams, definitely recommend for philosophy

12/10/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
PHI101 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Easily one of the best teachers I have ever had, if not the best. He loves what he teaches, and you can really tell that he cares about his students. Also, just a really funny and down to earth kind of guy. Highly recommended.

10/21/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
PHI101 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Coolest teacher I've had at GCC North! Little homework and take home exams, definitely recommend for philosophy!

05/12/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
Logic Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Best professor ever!! I will definitely take another class with him

05/12/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
PHI103 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

He's one of those rare breeds who actually lives and breathes logic...I don't know how he does it. With that being said, he does a great job teaching it. He does a great job of introducing topics and helps students understand to the best of his ability. You won't regret him.

05/10/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
PHI 103 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

Prof. Updike was always extremely helpful and willing to spend extra time out of class to help you with assignments. The class can get a little tedious, but he is very flexible on when you can submit homework. All work is take home, including the 2 midterms and the final, though the final is very difficult. Definitely loves logic & teaches it well!

05/09/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
Logic honors Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

The best professor ever! Dr Updike made the class very interesting.. He's always there to help you!

05/07/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
PHI103 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Logic is not intuitive nor easy for most. It requires some knowledge of algebra for comprehension, but if any one can teach it, Eric can. He loves & knows logic and can relate arcane matter to the average person. He is a true gem among professors and will make you think and laugh all in one class. The only way to fail is to give up on yourself.

03/21/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
PHI105 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Professor Updike isan outstanding teacher. I took both PHI103 & PHI105 from him online over the summer. I would highly recommend Professor Updike and am grateful I was able to have him as my instructor. VERY HELPFUL!

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