Joshua Goldberger at The Ohio State University

Joshua Goldberger

  • 3.7Overall Quality
  • 3.5Helpfulness
  • 3.9Clarity
  • 2.9Easiness

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Class
Rating
Comment
8/21/13

CHEM 1220

Average Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness2

Clarity3

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

Much more interested in his own research and travel than teaching the class. I learned what I needed to but could have done without constant mistakes in midterms, practice problems, etc.

5/9/13

CHEM 1220

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Josh is a beast. He is very knowledgeable, and his class is easier than those taught by other professors. Kinetics, solubility, and chemical thermodynamics may appear difficult, but his lectures cover what will be on any exam. Do the homework he assigns! They are excellent practice for the exams.

5/2/13

Chem 1220

Poor Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness1

Clarity1

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

He went to teach at other schools more than he was there for his own class. He does NOT write his own midterms. My friend was in 1620 (I'm in 1220) and we took the exact same midterm. TAKE SOMEONE ELSE!

4/20/13

Chem 1220

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness3

Clarity4

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Good lecturer but makes many mistakes when doing sample problems/his own midterms. Practice midterms are not like the real midterms, read the book to do well. Quizzes were fair for the most part but he did give quizzes the day after the midterm.Do homework problems assigned. Recitation was a joke, left after the quiz. Watch Fus's videos in addition

2/26/12

CHEM123

Poor Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness1

Clarity2

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

he's a newb and never responded to emails

1/21/12

CHEM123

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

He's a nice guy and a good teacher. He tries to keep class interesting with jokes and demos. His carmen page has a lot of resources so use it! Make sure to do all of the practice tests and quizzes before the real thing. The real ones are very similar but with different numbers and chemicals. He's also really helpful during office hours.

12/12/11

CHEM123

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness4

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

He is a very good teacher for 123. His midterms very really easy but his final was challenging. His quizzes are also hard. You really do not need to go to lecture( other than lectures just before the 2 midterms)! Just make sure to go over his lecture notes after it is posted online.

12/9/11

CHEM123

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Such a great professor. So nice, great attitude and personality and very available to offer help outside of class. Class is challenging but totally manageable. Definitely recommend printing out powerpoints to take notes on during lecture. Read the book and do practice problems before midterms and final.

12/2/11

CHEM123

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness4

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

He is absolutely adorable. Clear and very easy to understand and he makes the most clever of jokes.

11/25/11

Chem123

Poor Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness2

Clarity2

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

I didn't care for Goldberger. He thought he was funny even when he wasn't and made me lose all interest in chemistry.

11/2/11

CHEM123

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

So funny, very helpful and clear, super nice, and pretty cute. Loved his class, but its really hard because its chemistry. Hated lab, but looked forward to lecture because he was the teacher! Makes a bad class tolerable!

10/5/11

Chem123

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

He is so bro... and cool.. and interactive for such a large lecture

9/7/11

Chem123

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Awesome professor! Doing awesome research, ask if interested. Super helpful, will chat with you about anything, and you can even drop into his office and hell welcome you in. Definitely recommended

3/18/11

CHEM123

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Great professor! He's new, so it'll take some time for his teaching skills to develop. His lectures are really interesting. His quizzes and exams are really difficult, but that's to be expected. He's really nice and incredibly brilliant. Take him if you can!

3/14/11

CHEM123

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

I thought Dr. Goldberger was wonderful - he was sweet, helpful, and funny. He's new, so he doesn't have the kind of easy teaching skills that established professors have, but he did a great job with his enthusiasm. I actually thought his lectures were interesting, as well, because he had such enthusiasm. I would recommend him!

3/12/11

Chem123

Average Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness2

Clarity3

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Since he's new, his lectures were iffy. Still liked 123 better than previous chem classes, but tests were hard (it is chem after all). Tests & quizzes didn't always match up with lecture material. A nice guy though, but definitely ask a lot of questions if you are confused.

2/9/11

CHEM123

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

He is new at teaching but because he is young he can relate better. The quizzes don't always match what he says. The exams are a little hard but if you practice enough you will do fine. It's a General Chem course at OSU so expect it to be hard anyway. He does a good job for the toughness of the course.

12/9/10

chem123

Average Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness2

Clarity3

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

He's new, so he isn't exactly the best at teaching. Very smart, but his quizzes were not always similar to lecture material. Exams were very hard, and he did not prepare us for them very well. Take someone else.

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