Daniel Lawless at St. Petersburg College (all campuses)

Daniel Lawless

  • 4.6Overall Quality
  • 4.6Helpfulness
  • 4.6Clarity
  • 3.6Easiness

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Class
Rating
Comment
8/5/14

enc1101

Accredited

Poor Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness1

Clarity1

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Work overload! This professor is for someone advanced in writing. He grades harshly and his tests are very difficult. I went to the tutoring lab for help because I was so confused with assignments. I hated asking him because he would nonchalantly make fun of you. The professor in the writing lab felt bad for me and the assignments were confusing

7/30/14

Enc 1101

Open

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness3

Clarity4

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

Great class overall, In the beginning I asked a lot of questions he was definitely there to help. No book necessary you just read articles and write essays. The class was easy and to the point. I would recommend professor lawless as my professor of choice.

6/20/14

ENC 1101

Accredited

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Great Teacher. Very involved. I was not a very good writer before this class. With this class I have become a better writer. Over time with the tips he gives you will become the best writer you can be.

5/17/14

ENC1101

Accredited

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedA

My first semester in college was better than I thought it would be. So glad in took his class. Online isn't that hard. Just take time out of your week and you will pass.

4/24/14

ENC 1102

Accredited

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

I heard about this professor from another student and wish I had taken him for Comp 1. He is great, helpful and made me feel good about my writing. There were lots of reading and analysis of poems and short stories but it is an easy A and he was always available for feedback. I would recommend him to anyone.

3/6/14

ENC 1102

Accredited

Poor Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness2

Clarity1

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

This class is an easy A but the assignment directions are confusing. For the papers and discussion forums he tells you exactly how to write everything, down to what sentence goes where, which i am not a fan of; my brain doesn't work that way. I usually spend an hour a week doing his assignments.

2/28/14

ENC 1101

Accredited

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

Comp 1 was a breeze. My mails are replied to almost instantly, and my papers were graded almost instantly as well. He is a very tough grader, but it taught me a lot about proof reading. I'm currently taking comp 2, and it is the same quality.

12/10/13

ENC 1102

Accredited

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Professor Lawless was superb! Since I am enrolled in an AS program, Comp II was not required. However, I enjoyed the Comp I class so much that I took Comp II. If you do the assignments, the class is will not overburden you. I work full-time, own a small business and have a family – but I still managed to pass with an A+.

11/15/13

ENC1101

Open

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity4

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

Good professor was very organized responded to emails promptly but not very clear in response. I wound up liking the course.

10/29/13

enc 1101-1102

Accredited

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

I love Professor Lawless. He is brilliant and helpful - one of the few professors who actually reads and comments on papers. He made me a better writer.

7/29/13

ENC 1102

Accredited

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Excellent instructor! I have an 8-5 job, a family, run a small business, and I have a life – yet this class was very manageable. I enjoyed Comp I so much I took Comp II (even though the AS degree program does not require it.) I would highly recommend Professor Lawless.

7/24/13

ENC1102

Accredited

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity4

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

Very Helpful! Prof. Lawless was extremely helpful and funny! He made the class almost fun! A lot of reading but if you do the work it is an easy A

7/24/13

ENC1101

Accredited

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity4

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

Prof. Lawless made this class interesting and enjoyable. This was my first online class and I was a bit skeptical at first but he made it easy to understand. If you do the work you should not have a problem getting an A!

7/11/13

ENC1101

Accredited

Poor Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness1

Clarity1

Rater Interest1

Grade ReceivedN/A

He is an awful teacher to take online, if you have a 9-5 job and miss a week of work your grade drops to an F that is impossible to even get back up to a D to even pass.

6/6/13

ENC1101

Accredited

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

He is a great teacher,people who are complaining here are just plain dumb probably.If you have a drop of intellect you will enjoy the class.No book required,he replies instantly and grades quickly.He will be taking points off for mistakes,but what do you expect-you are supposed to learn not just get a grade. He is very smart.I took class online.

4/26/13

ENC1101

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity4

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Professor Lawless is a great Comp Professor. He grades harshly so make sure you re-read over every essay. Weekly quizzes (hard so study) and drop box assignments with an essay due every 3 weeks. His class is easy if you pay attention and follow his instructions. He critics very well and points out what you are missing or need to change.

4/25/13

ENC 1101

Accredited

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

This professor was great he was a harsh grader at times but I still managed to make an A in his class and writing is not my strong point just go to the tutors and get your work checked and you should be fine

3/18/13

ENC 1101

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

I had Prof. Lawless for Comp 1. He is very straight forward and his instructions are clear. You have 3 weeks to write each paper so no surprise assignments, 1 discussion, 1 quiz and 1 written activity each week. If you put effort into your work you will get a good grade. He is strict on his grading but not overly so. Over all its a pretty good.

12/10/12

Enc1102

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

Excellent teacher. Best professor I have had. Very easy tests and very clear on how what he wants. Would highly recommend

12/9/12

COMP1101

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

Good professor when you're still trying to learn the ins and outs of English, but I found MANY instances where his grammar and punctuation use was wrong. He marked questions wrong that I later discovered were actually correct. I still got an A, but don't expect to learn perfect grammar from him. Easy class if you already know how to write properly.

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