Adam Newmark at Appalachian State University

Adam Newmark

  • 4.2Overall Quality
  • 4.2Helpfulness
  • 4.1Clarity
  • 2.7Easiness

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Class
Rating
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5/5/14

PS 2130

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedA

LOVED HIM! His class was super interesting and I actually went everyday even though attendance wasn't mandatory. I loved how he devoted the beginning of each class to discussing current issues. He is super nice and funny and cares about his students. I will definitely take him again!

4/29/14

2130

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

He's so intelligent and witty. It's awesome once he warms up. He respects students who speak up and he's brilliant. I would love to take another course with him. Just make sure you know what readings to do out of class b/c it becomes confusing. Overall, he's nice, approachable, funny, honest, intelligent. I enjoy him and he's hilarious.

5/12/13

PS 2130

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

This class is not a simple one but is certainly worth the work. I took him knowing he was the more difficult professor but I learned so much while a friend of mine who took the other state and local professor learned nothing. Only 4 short papers all semester. Show up to class, be involved in discussions, and study for exams and you'll do fine.

5/3/13

PS 2130

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity4

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Amazing professor. He knows exactly what he is talking about. Go to class and take notes, and you will ace the class. The tests are not hard at all. He will answer any questions. It doesn't hurt that he looks A LOT like Bradley Cooper also. Take him. You won't regret it.

4/30/13

PS1100

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

Newmark is one of the best professors I've had, his lectures are really stimulating and he knows what he's talking about. He's really attractive too so I actually paid attention.

4/22/13

PS 2130 PS 3001

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Dr. Newmark is a great friend and mentor, and he has offered me guidance not only in the class room but in life on numerous occasions. I would highly recommend his classes; he knows the material, his tests are hard, but predictable, and he makes class interesting.

3/28/13

PS1100

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Newmark is very challenging, but a great teacher. He does a great job of teaching the class from a neutral perspective. He makes even the most boring subjects seem interesting. Be sure to read the textbook and the NYT headlines. Attendance isn't mandatory except for recitation, but he notices who comes. Go to his office hours if you need help.

12/15/12

PS1101

Average Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness4

Clarity1

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

No point to even going to his class. Tests are 100% from the book on minor details. Not a word he said in class is on the tests. Also, he barley puts up any grades making it near impossible to get your grade up after one bad test or exam

11/16/12

PS1100

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Okay, the tests and stuff are easy IF YOU STUDY. It is not word for word from the notes but he posts quizzes for you to take and he gets a lot of questions from those. Class is not mandatory BUT he does not post notes so you have to get it from a friend. His class is challenging but worth it if you need it. He is cool and witty.

5/12/12

PS1100

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness3

Clarity4

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

Newmark is a witty professor, attendance is NOT mandatory but he will definitely keep an eye out for those who skip. However he is extremely cheerful and makes Poli Sci interesting for those who take it for gen ED. Definitely recommend, very helpful outside class. Read the newspapers, questions from big headline articles are on the tests!

12/19/11

PS1100

Average Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness3

Clarity2

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

His tests were nothing like the study guide and his notes were very unclear.

10/31/11

PS1100

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest1

Grade ReceivedN/A

A really great professor. Just prepare yourself to take notes, read the textbook, and read the newspapers. If you ever have any questions he will answer them and not make you feel stupid for asking. If you study, you will pass with a good grade, even if you hate politics.

12/27/10

Poli1100

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Took him for American Politics, test were o.k. if you study you can get an A. He is kind of intimidating but really helpful if you go see him during office hours. Make sure to participate in class. Overall he is an interesting professor and he knows his stuff. Also he looks like Bradley Cooper.

11/22/10

PS1100

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

This class isn't really hard at all as long as you study for the tests. He's nice and helps you out when you ask for it... as long as you're willing to put in a little work you should pass

7/5/10

PS3535

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

When you first meet him, you will think he is mean as a snake and tough as anything. Go to class, take notes, and ask good questions and you will be fine!

5/9/09

PS2130

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness4

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

I don't know what everyone is whining about with the tests being hard. Yes, they are hard, but if you are responsible and read from the textbooks like he warns you to then you will have no problems on the tests. Politics doesn't really interest me but I came out of the class with a high A because I read the textbook. Take him, it's not that bad!

4/29/09

PS2130

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

I really liked him and his class. He kept things interesting and relevant with current events and has a real sense of humor which makes the class far more interesting. The tests are FAR harder than you would expect. READ THE BOOKS, he doesn't mention them much but they really help. I recommend him!

12/9/08

HON1515

Average Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness4

Clarity2

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

I had Dr. Newmark for my Honors Seminar, and hated the class. Perhaps it was my disinterest in the topic, but I found his lectures a little dry and his grading on the difficult side. He might be better in his home field.

5/4/08

PS1100

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

he made a class that could have been really boring pretty interesting, and was easy to pay attention to. just copy notes off the powerpoints and study those for the tests, and use the link for practice tests in the book because some ?s are right off that.

12/21/07

POLI1100

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness3

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Dr. Newmark does a stellar job of playing devil's advocate and teaches an easy class (provided you read the newspaper and attend his lectures). That being said, his personality is annoying and his arrogance (when I got my 2nd masters blah, blah) is ridiculous.

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