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Charles Slappy
Professor in the Sociology department
at Durham Technical Community College, Durham, NC
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Overall Quality
3.3
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Hotness
Helpfulness
3.1
Clarity
3.5
Easiness
4.1
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22 Student Ratings
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11/23/2012
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
3 Easiness
SOC210 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

I took Slappy's class three years ago (Fall '09) and was completely disappointed. We never used the textbook, rarely discussed actual course topics, and usually just listened to him telling stories about himself and his life rather than actual lectures. It can be an easy A if you go do all the extra credit he offers, but difficult if you also work.

11/04/2011
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
SOC220 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

He needs to retire. Its obvious that he's not interested in teaching anymore.

02/08/2011
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
2 Easiness
SOC220 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

I have never had a worse professor. He was not only a bad teacher, he was consistently rude and malicious towards his students.

12/17/2010
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
3 Easiness
SOC220 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

I have never had a worse professor. He was rude and unpleasant, and we didn't learn anything.

12/16/2010
poor
1 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
3 Easiness
SOC210 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

Was very disappointing.His name speaks for himself Slappy. It's a self-study class because he did teach you. You don't know when is test is going to be or what a project will require for you to do. We had many extra points available, so people who did not read for the exam can pass the class. His "quick and dirty" style of teaching is unacceptable.

11/23/2010
poor
1 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
5 Easiness
SOC210 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

I'm sure Slappy at one point was a great teacher, however, being that now he's more interested in discussing his arthritis and reflections on his life, I found his lectures pointless, and that I learned more about Sociology on my own time then ever in his class. Easy A, but if you're actually interested in this field, find someone else.

11/18/2009
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
SOC210 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Great instructor. Mr. Slappy encourages students to apply the course to reality. There is a lot of class interaction and his lectures are fun :)

05/22/2009
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
SOC210 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

I enjoyed his class, he is funny entertaining, and I learned a lot from his class.

12/13/2008
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
Soc210 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Not a challenging course at all, and is an ?easy A?. Downside is that the lectures and assignments do not teach one a great deal about sociology. You won?t learn much from his ?quick and dirty? teaching style. However, he is very kind and gives a ton of extra credit (but you won?t need it!).

12/11/2008
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
Soc111 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Difficult test...apply readings to society, but as he says, " High School is down the street."

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