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Warren Barbour
Professor in the Anthropology department
at University at Buffalo (SUNY Buffalo), Buffalo, NY
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Overall Quality
2.8
Average Grade
A-
Hotness
Helpfulness
2.8
Clarity
2.9
Easiness
3.7
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86 Student Ratings
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09/16/2014
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
4 Easiness
UGC111 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A
"Papers? More like novels" "Skip class? You won't pass." "Lectures are long"

Attendance is taken by clickers so you have to come to lecture. Extremely little amount of content lectures are really just him rambling and going on tangents for 50 minutes. Taking notes during lecture is close to impossible but read through the textbook for what you need to know. He talks very softly and shakily so it''s easy to fall asleep.

07/12/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
UGC Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Good teacher, just need to go to class and pay attention.

06/08/2014
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
3 Easiness
UGC 111 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: B

BORING and weird dude. Class is really easy, although the 10 page paper for a class like this is ridiculous. Wouldn't recommend.

05/13/2014
average
3 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
5 Easiness
UGC 112 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

yes, he my be very boring in lecture, and attendance is taken through clickers. However, he gives the TAs a study guide of EXACTLY what is going to be in the test. class is based off of 2 non cumulative tests on terms from the book and study guide, and a 10-page paper due before break that is based on any topic in history. boring but easy class!

05/07/2014
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
3 Easiness
UGC112 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: A

Extremely boring. When I say extremely, I mean it. He went on tangents and never covered the material; his TAs ended up doing it for him during recitation. He treats lecture like he's a prison guard - if you talk, you get called out, immediately. He commands his TAs to also be on the look out for people doing other work...like really? STAY AWAY!

03/23/2014
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
5 Easiness
UGC111 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: A-

Okay guy, very hard to understand. Course had very little content, mostly just talk about the world situation

01/29/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
5 Easiness
UGC 111 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

It is extremely hard to hear Dr. Barbour in the lecture. No need to take notes. Just go to the recitation and his TA will teach you everything you need to know. His tests are easy as long as you go to the recitation. Good professor.

12/05/2013
poor
1 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
5 Easiness
UGC 111 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

Bad professor. hard to understand. very random.

11/21/2013
average
3 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
4 Easiness
UGC111 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

Dr. Barbour is a great person. Very nice and funny at times. Lectures can be boring and seem random, and attendance is mandatory (taken with clickers). Our only grades were two tests, a 10 page paper which was very free and flexible, attendance, and recitation. Tests were about two thirds lecture (study guide) and one third text vocab. Decent prof.

11/13/2013
poor
2 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
3 Easiness
UGC111 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

He was very nice and interesting but he went off topic a lot and he gets distracted easily. He was kind of hard to hear and understand too. Make sure you really pay attention in class because the exams are mostly on his lectures. Be prepared to write a 10 page paper but the good thing is that you can choose your topic.

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