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Austin Boyd
Professor in the Science department
at Santa Fe College, Gainesville, FL
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Overall Quality
3.5
Average Grade
N/A
Hotness
Helpfulness
3.8
Clarity
3.1
Easiness
2.8
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28 Student Ratings
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04/19/2010
average
3 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
2 Easiness
ESC1000 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Took this class on-line thinking it would be easy... It's not bad if you don't wait till the last minute, but it's alot of work and the test doesn't really come from the assignments... Super boring subject. Doesn't allow you to re-submit.

12/18/2009
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
ESC1000 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

Oh my goodness. Do not take this guy online. As stated below, the assignments are subjected to his opinion, and usually his opinion is BS. This was the hardest class of my college career thus far. Even when I tried to contact him, it would take weeks for a crap response. STAY AWAY.

05/04/2009
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
ESC1000 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

DO NOT TAKE THIS PROFESSOR! His class average was high 60's and the average on MOST tests was approx 69%. He DOES NOT grade on a curve and NEVER gives a straight answer to questions. Most answers for the "open book" tests CAN NOT be found in the textbook. Assignments take hours,and all are subject to his opinion which differ from facts in the book!

04/27/2009
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
esc1000 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

Worst professor I have ever had. I took the class onine and it was very difficult. He was not helpful at all, every question I asked was never answered straight forward. Even though everything was open book, there were things I could not find any where. I would not recommend this professor to anyone.

12/16/2008
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
ESC1000 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

I really learned a lot in this class- Dr. Boyd was very helpful and the class was interesting- I really enjoyed and I would recommend him to anyone!

08/14/2008
average
3 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
1 Easiness
esc1000 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

This is THE hardest online class I've taken. Even though the tests were open book, there were a lot of answers I couldn't find anywhere in the book. According to class stats, I earned above average grades on homework and extra credit and average on tests and still got a C in the class. Heartbreaking!

08/14/2008
average
3 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
1 Easiness
esc1000 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

I took this online and it was tough. According to class stats I was average on the tests and above average on homework and extra credit and still got a C. Heartbreaking!

04/04/2008
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
ESC1000 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

This professor is very responsive and involved. The homework assignments are reasonable but you have to keep up. The tests are pretty difficult. I only managed to get in the high 70's and am an A student. But, I took advantage of the extra credit and put effort in the homework and came out with an A! In a science class?! Who knew?!

12/13/2007
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
ESC1000 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

The best teacher I've ever had. Very kind, helpful, and approachable. . Took the class online and loved the way he structured it. Can't say enough good things about him!

08/21/2006
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
5 Easiness
esc1000 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

One of the nicest people ever. He loves the subject and keeps you the whole time but test are open book and sometimes take home. He has a great curve, if you don't pass it can't be blamed on him. Great teacher must take!!!!

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