Pam Riggs-Gelasco at College of Charleston

Pam Riggs-Gelasco

  • 3.9Overall Quality
  • 4.2Helpfulness
  • 3.6Clarity
  • 2.1Easiness

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Class
Rating
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10/25/13

CHEM 111

Good Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

I am so glad I had her for this class, it was hard but I learned a lot.

1/2/13

Chem111

Poor Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness2

Clarity2

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

PRG is a good teacher given she is HARD! Do practice problems in the textbook and GO TO HER OFFICE HOURS! Attend SI sessions regularly and you should be fine. Attendance is not mandatory but I strongly suggest you go. She's tough and sometimes her notes are scattered all over the board.

1/2/13

CHEM111

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity3

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

PRG is head of the chemistry department so she knows what she is talking about & loves what she does. Content/Class is tough, but she helps prepare her students for the future. Go to office hours. Key: do book practice problems & go to SI. TAKE if you want to be prepared for future chem classes, do not take if you have no interest in chemistry.

12/2/12

Chem111

Poor Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness1

Clarity1

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

She is ok. But she is normally a chem 300+ teacher so she assumes that you are really good at Chem. Well, I have never taken chem before so I was doing poorly. Doesn't respond well to emails, doesn't explain things clearly at all. The kids who did well have taken AP chem before. Period.

11/11/12

CHEM111

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity4

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

PRG is absolutely amazing! She's so dedicated to science and she tries to get the rest of her class interested, too. I seriously want to be just like her when I'm older.

4/18/12

Chem111

Average Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness4

Clarity2

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

She is hard, very hard, but helpful

3/22/12

Chem111

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

She is the best teacher I have had in college by far. She is a fair grader who gives partial credit if you started a problem correct.She is also a really funny person who makes chem interesting. If you take her class you will have to work for a good grade. The key to doing well is read the book, do the homework problems, and use her practice tests.

12/14/11

CHEM111

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness4

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Wonderful professor! She explains concepts in a way every student should be able to understand. I highly recommend reading the text book to follow along with lecture. Doing problems is the only way to succeed in this class so DO THE HOMEWORK PROBlEMS SHE ASSIGNS from the book. She always gives helpful practice tests as well. Take her!!

12/7/11

CHEM111

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity4

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Dr. Riggs-Gelasco is the best professor I have had at the College of Charleston. She has the funniest sense of humor and tries very hard to make class enjoyable. I definitely recommend taking her. She is a fair grader and gives partial credit if she sees you started the problem out right. She is also very eager to help students with questions.

7/1/11

Chem352

Good Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness5

Clarity4

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Dr. G is amazing. This was by far the best class I've taken. She's very difficult and expects a lot from her students, but the hard work is completely worth it. You won't find a better Biochem professor around.

6/29/11

CHEM112

Average Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness2

Clarity3

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Moves quickly and doesn't explain the concepts very well. When she does try to explain, she gives a lot of useless information that will only confuse you more. On the day of our final, we had exam 4, took a 10 minute break, then had our final. Needless to say, I would not recommend taking her classes.

1/27/11

Chem111

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Dr. G is absolutely brilliant. She's definitely the best science teacher I've ever had. She's so eager and straight to the point. She really challenges in the most effective ways and helps you to succeed. If you ever need any help, she's absolutely willing to help and answers questions in the best way. Thanks to her, I aced the ACS final.

12/12/10

CHEM352

Good Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Dr. Gelasco is awesome! Easily one of my favorite professors at CofC. She is so enthusiastic and exceeded my expectations of the course. It is a lot of material but she explains things very well and is very helpful. She makes the class fun. And she brings food. If you like chemistry you HAVE to take Dr. Gelasco!!

8/15/10

Chem111

Good Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness5

Clarity4

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

She is a hard teacher but loves what she does. She is always willing to help, just go see her! I am not a fan of chemistry but she worked so hard to help me because I continuously went for the help! You have to go to her though! Always go to class, its a must! I totally recommend her.

3/26/09

CHEM351

Good Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness5

Clarity3

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

SHe is very enthusiastic, and you need to be too...to do well in this class you must read ALL of the relevant chapters and understand them forwards and backwards + look into concepts outside of how she or the book presents them. Difficult but rewarding if you like chemistry... B- (what I would give her)

1/24/09

chem111

Poor Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness1

Clarity1

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Lectures useless and unclear. Easily could teach myself by the reading the book. BORING!!!!

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12/11/08

CHEM111

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity4

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

PRG is awesome! go to every class - she tries to keep things interesting. great sense of humor. A is possible, but you MUST read the text, do ALL homework, and go to S.I. Also, she is willing to help in any way possible.

12/3/08

CHEM111

Good Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Very nice and a great teacher. Very organized and grades work very fast. You have to go to class everyday because she goes fast and if you miss a day you dont have time to make it up. She is extremely helpful and will do anything she can to help you keep your grade up. I highly recommend taking her class

12/3/08

Chem111

Good Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness5

Clarity4

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

I loved Dr. Galesco. She is EXTREMELY hard but is very willing to help you understand. Go to the SI's, do your homework(online and bookwork), and always attend class and you will do just fine. miss a class and your pretty much dead unless you go get extra help.

9/24/08

CHEM111

Good Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Great prof. Knows her stuff.

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