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Daniel Swart
Professor in the Chemistry department
at Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN
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Overall Quality
2.8
Average Grade
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Hotness
Helpfulness
2.4
Clarity
3.3
Easiness
2.3
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11/12/2012
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
2 Easiness
Chem201 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

easily one of the worst teachers ive ever had. he is a not so nice person and doesnt give students a fair advantage. He cheats them out of there money.

10/06/2012
average
1 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
2 Easiness
chem201 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

Dr. Swarts does a very good job lecturing. He is clear and gives good examples. Other than that he is very errogant when asked questions and a VERY hard grader. Wouldn't recommend

08/10/2012
average
2 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
CHEM201 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Before taking the class with Dr. Swart, I was told to drop out the course by some of my friends. But I have found Dr. Swart's class very helpful especially for someone who has profound interest in Chemistry. He gives very good notes. I still take references from his note. I have taken Chem because of him. I want to be a professor like him he rocks

05/02/2012
good
2 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
CHEM201 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Swart is a great teacher. The set up of the class is really good, and you learn a lot. The only problem is that the tests are NOT on what you learned. Unless you already know everything about chemistry, it will be really hard for you to do well in this class. he doesn't give any tests back in class, and he grades labs like a terrorist. Don't take.

04/25/2012
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
CHEM201 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

never seen a professor like him. Don't know how to teach Chemistry. Never give any guideline about lab. As a result, most people fail in the lab. Exams do not cover the material he cover in the class. 60% of the class dropped out.If someone want to fail in Chemistry, then take class with Swart.

12/06/2011
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
4 Easiness
Chem201 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Dr. Swart is not nearly as bad as I was expecting. He is clear and uses lots of easy to understand to examples. He can come off arrogant, but he is far from a horrible professor.

10/31/2011
poor
1 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
1 Easiness
CHEM201 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Horrible teacher. Just stands in lecture and spews out chemistry without caring if you understand. Also answers your questions like you should already know it, doesnt have any people skills. Would NOT reccomend taking him unless you have three years of chem under your belt

04/10/2011
poor
2 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
2 Easiness
chem305 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

He is a kind guy and fun, but he doesn't explain what you need to do in tests and especially in labs. If you don't have enough time to visit him before you turn in something like reports, you might be depressed on your grade. He also doesn't grade lab reports until the almost end of semester. It might hurt you lab grades, too.

01/06/2011
average
1 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
1 Easiness
CHEM305 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

He should not be a professor. First thing he would tell you-"You don't have knowledge of chemistry at all" if you were confused with lab work and ask him to explain it. Lectures are fine but lab reports makes u fail or get a 'D'..Even though you work very hard u can end up getting a worst grade!!

12/29/2010
poor
1 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
3 Easiness
CHEM201 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

One of the worst professors I've had,he has no imagination

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