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Peter Noel Webb
Professor in the Geology department
at The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
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Overall Quality
4.1
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Hotness
Helpfulness
4.3
Clarity
4.0
Easiness
2.9
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32 Student Ratings
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09/30/2010
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
es100 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

A terrific professor!

09/05/2010
average
3 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
3 Easiness
ES100 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

Good guy, tough tests but goes out of his way to help you.

06/09/2010
average
2 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
2 Easiness
ES100 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

i feel like he had such good intentions but just, ugh. the lectures are super boring, and the midterms are on material that is not found in the book, powerpoints, or lecture. so awful.

05/28/2010
average
3 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
2 Easiness
GEOSC100 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

The exams are pretty tough, so make sure you get a good lab grade. I really enjoyed the class, Professor Webb has a lot of experience in his field and he has amazing stories to tell.

05/13/2009
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
2 Easiness
EARTH100 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

He is a really nice guy. His tests are hard though. There are only two midterms, a final, and lab grade.

02/08/2009
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
2 Easiness
GEO100 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Professor Webb was a great teacher who really does care about his students. I had him for Earth Science 100 and then Oceanography. I enjoyed both classes because Webb has so much knowledge about our environment and it 's very fun to pick his brain. He has so many good stories about his travels all over the world.

01/05/2009
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
4 Easiness
ES206 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Great accent; he's from New Zealand if I remember correctly. Somewhat difficult to follow at first, but he's a very interesting lecturer. Speaks with subtle humor that he may not even notice. Attendance is not mandatory, but it's worth it to go. Never spoke to him one-on-one, but he seemly quite friendly and approachable. Exams were fair.

07/04/2008
poor
2 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
2 Easiness
Geo550 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Webb is preplexing. He is a nice guy, has great intentions, but is a very poor communictor. I like to listen to him talk, but I would not take any more classes from him. BTW - he has a peak in Antarctica named after him!

05/31/2008
average
3 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
1 Easiness
GEO100 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

Tests are hard and cover material you will probably never learn. Studying the lectures, labs, and notes will not help you much at all. He gives extra credit at the end of some classes but almost no one can ever make it through an entire lecture. He seems like a nice person, just not a great teacher. Just guess on tests and hope for the best.

05/12/2008
good
4 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
3 Easiness
GEOSC100 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Webb is a nice guy, but his exams test things he never taught. He likes to keep students interested so he lectures on interesting things but then tests on detailed topics not explained in class. Difficult to know what to study for. Labs are easy. I know there are better professors to take Earth Science with.

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