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Pamela Graybeal
Professor in the Accounting department
at University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
are you Pamela Graybeal?
Overall Quality
3.4
Average Grade
D-
Hotness
Helpfulness
3.5
Clarity
3.2
Easiness
2.1
Helpfulness
0
Clarity
0
Easiness
0
103 Student Ratings
Rating Class Comment
12/09/2014
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
1 Easiness
ACG3131 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A
"Amazing lectures" "Tough Grader" "Participation matters"

Ms. Graybeal is a very inspiring teacher in my book! Take her, pay attention in class, she has real life experience in the local market and elsewhere. She has traveled and goes to her clients--listen to her lecture and get OFF FB. She gives you the tools to actually succeed in class! Yeahhhhhh! Not usual in this program at this school.

12/08/2014
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
2 Easiness
ACG3131 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A
"Tests are tough" "Lectures are long" "Tough Grader"

You have to put time into this class and for me she was of no help in the classroom. Thinks shes hot stuff and that her students are inferior to her. If she's such an amazing accountant why is she teaching basic level at UCF? No curves. Avoid if at all possible.

12/07/2014
good
4 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
1 Easiness
ACG3131 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A
"Skip class? You won't pass." "Respected by students" "Gives good feedback"

Prof. Graybeal is very nice professor. She really is an accounting genius. This class is not easy, but It is not because her. Listen to her advice, if want to do well, you need to take only this class or with a compliment of a 1 credit class--trust me!!! Do not even think in taking this class with GEB 3031 Cornestone!!! 4 Exams, 1 big assig, HWs.

10/22/2014
average
3 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
2 Easiness
3131 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A
"Respected by students" "Tough Grader"

Graybeal is quite disorganized sometimes. she assigns extra work, and her exams are poorly worded and ambiguous. But she's a great person. She's very knowledgeable, makes herself available 247 to meet with students and help... and you can tell she really cares about students. She's not perfect but she's a good teacher. She has my recommendation.

10/22/2014
average
2 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
2 Easiness
ACG3131 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A
"Papers? More like novels" "Hilarious"

Likes to badmouth finance people, when in reality finance is very closely related to accounting. There is the option to take this course as a Finance Elective and get credit to graduate with a Finance degree. Up until 2012 people used to double major in accounting and finance. Avoid taking this class during summer A, I did. Take summer C or D notA

08/19/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
ACG 3141 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

In my opinion, she explains the material really well. She is always willing to help students both inside and outside of the classroom. I will be finishing my undergraduate soon, and she is one of the best professors I have encountered.

08/07/2014
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
ACG 3131 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: D

Horrible and insensitive

06/18/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
ACG 3141 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Awesome teacher. Very helpful, very fair, and always willing to meet with students one on one for extra help. The course is very difficult though, but its the material that makes it difficult, not the teacher. Accounting is not easy!

06/05/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
ACG 3131 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Professor Graybeal is the most helpful, and clear teacher on this subject. I have learned so much from her already--have not even completed the class, but can tell if you want to actually "learn" the accounting process this is the professor to choose. Also, she gives real world examples without divulging private client information.

05/08/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
3031 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: B

Tough teacher but also tough subject. Ms. Graybeal is worth the time and effort she challenges you with. If you don't get the foundation you'll never get the rest!

04/03/2014
poor
2 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
2 Easiness
ACG3131 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

While I have no doubt she's a competent and experienced accountant, she leaves very much to be desired as a teacher. Though she certainly knows what she's talking about from a career perspective, her teaching ability is very limited, and she'd be better off where she was before. I truly cannot recommend her to anyone, there's better choices.

03/27/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
ACG3131 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

I was very hesitant to take her reading prior comments. I'm glad I didn't listen! Prof Graybeal is awesome! You are doing yourself a injustice if you do not take her. She takes your future success very seriously & makes sure you understand the material before she moves on. Attend class and do WileyPlus then you can easily pass this class with a B!

12/25/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
ACG 3131 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Though she doesn't take attendance, you would be an idiot to skip this class. Attendance is pertinent to a good grade! She covers heavy test material in class. WILEY PLUS is your FRIEND, do not make it your enemy. Don't procrastinate and make use of the supplemental videos on Wiley chapter sections and you will do great. HW helps you prepare a lot!

12/25/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
ACG 3131 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Professor Graybeal is an absolute pleasure. She is very clear on what she expects. She has a sweet heart but she is tough! She really does care for the success of her students and is very helpful. She does give you a study guide and if a topic is on there, LEARN IT! She is not a hard teacher; the subject is difficult so don't expect a breeze!

08/20/2012
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
ACG3141 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

People are being unfair. Ms. Graybeal is very helpful. She moves test around if she feels her class isn't ready. She works problems in class and does her best to explain the concepts. She is an active accountant and tries to bring real life experience to the class. She's also prepping you for the CPA exam. Take summer to avoid written exams.

07/09/2012
good
3 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
ACG3131 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

This class is not extremely difficult if you keep up with the work and practice. The last two tests are tough, but if you do well on the first two tests (which aren't very difficult) and get close to 100% on the online homework and perdisco project (not hard to do with multiple attempts) then you should be fine. The summer course is time consuming.

04/29/2012
poor
2 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
1 Easiness
ACG3131 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Not an easy A by any means. You must study HARD!! Lots of test questions from homework sections in book,do all the problems--she provides the answers.Everything else comes from worksheets she gives out-save them all to study from. You must understand comprehensive side of ACG to pass this class! Good luck!!!

02/13/2012
average
3 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
1 Easiness
ACG3131 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Very hard professor. She had her favorites during class and hardly ever explained anything. Just simply restated the book and never taught class to you as a student but talked to you as if you were in a firm working for her. Everyone in her class was failing exams that's just not right. Take Scott Smith instead he's more helpful and nicer.

12/21/2011
average
2 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
2 Easiness
ACG3131 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

ACG3131, Semester covered 13 Chapters divided among 5 exams, with the final exam being worth 20%. Had to purchase a Perdisco Practice set online from an Australian company (Buy the supplement if you want to pass). Did not curve throughout semester. Class started with 45 students and ended with about 10. Class average of 50% per exam - Tough class!!

12/15/2011
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
ACG3131 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

The key to be successful is to practice, practice, and practice. If you understand all of handout materials and all of textbook exercises, you are ready to get an A.

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