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Martin Mitchell
Professor in the Geography department
at Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN
are you Martin Mitchell?
Overall Quality
3.8
Average Grade
B+
Hotness
Helpfulness
3.6
Clarity
4.0
Easiness
3.0
Helpfulness
0
Clarity
0
Easiness
0
24 Student Ratings
Rating Class Comment
12/16/2014
good
3 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
Geog 101 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: B+
"Participation matters" "Lectures are long" "Skip class? You won't pass."

Class was an easy B, but I wanted an A. Exams are everything in this class... aside from that, the only available points come from 2 labs. Exams are extremely easy if you go to every class. Overall, he is one of the smartest professors i've had, and he's a good guy. Just don't get caught texting lol.

12/10/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
2 Easiness
370 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A
"Hilarious" "Gives good feedback" "Tests are tough"

Dr. Mitchell is very helpful in every sense of the word, he want's to make sure you do well, especially in labs. He's also hilarious. Labs are time consuming but you definitely learn a lot about the GIS, GRASS, ARC-GIS and Adobe programs used to construct maps. I'd take a class with him any day.

12/09/2011
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
4 Easiness
geog370 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Cart Tech. Map Making. This class involves a lab and a lecture/test taking side. The Labs are enjoyable, you will learn a lot, and the T.A will be helpful. Learn all Adobe programs and some GIS. Be prepared to spend 10-20 hours on some maps, however. Tests are all short answer and can be difficult but if you study key terms you will be fine.

10/25/2011
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
GEOG101 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

GREAT Guy. Very funny. Keeps a good atmosphere and has great examples/material. Also, Love his political tidbits. Just keep very good notes and attend class, then it will be easy.

05/10/2011
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
Geog101 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Dr. Mitchell was awesome! He is so smart and gives really good examples. Be prepared to take good notes and pay attention in class! The exams are not difficult if you know the info on the study guide and have attened lectures. Text book was not used much. I would really recomend him to anyone!

03/23/2011
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
geog101 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Professor Mitchell is nice and challenging. He is very funny and definetely HAS A SENSE OF HUMOR. You gotta love the guy!

03/23/2011
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
GEOG101 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Professor Mitchell is a nice guy- very funny and Comical. Has a SENSE OF HUMOR that's for sure. Good and challenging classes.

03/17/2011
poor
1 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
1 Easiness
GEOG101 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

Extremely intelligent & Extremely passionate about geography. He literally gets so excited and giddy about teaching it he giggles numerous times throughout the class with no apparent reason. He is very nice & helpful though. NOT a 100 level type class though-he CRAMS beyond too much info into your head.

08/30/2010
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
GEOG370 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Very knowledgeable and approachable. Take good notes! That means you need to write things down without him telling you to. ;)

08/18/2009
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
2 Easiness
geog101 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Was my prof for 4 years. loved him.

12/10/2008
poor
2 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
2 Easiness
GEOG101 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

He's very knowledgable, but has a hard time teaching his knowledge. He often goes off on tangents which are pointless. There are numerous items on the study guide that aren't covered in class and aren't found in the textbook either. I would highly recommend not taking a class with him if you are in the 100 level.

08/01/2008
poor
1 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
4 Easiness
GEOGALL 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 has a bad attitude in general and is not all that helpful as an advisor.

06/03/2008
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
GEOG101 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

i really like prof. mitchell. i took a super-intense 2-week summer intro class (5 hours, 5 days a week). i thought it would be a drone, but i actually learned a lot. really funny guy,REALLY smart. lectures can be long, but take good notes and you'll be fine.

12/03/2007
average
2 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
4 Easiness
GEOG101 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

class is somewhat boring, his tests are almost completely from notes or lecture, rarely use the book. tests aren't too bad but you get a lot of questions to answer and not enough time.

12/21/2006
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
1 Easiness
Geog101 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

This class was way too difficult for an intro class and a gen ed class. The tests were extremely difficult. Funny guy, he really got into his geography, but way too specific! I used the study guide with my notes and books and still had blank questions and still had no idea what the answers were on the tests. DIFFICULT!! Do not take unless u must

05/09/2006
good
3 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
4 Easiness
Geo 101 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: N/A Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

At first look I would say he looks more like a kindergarden crossing guard rather than a college professor. Lectures are quite boring but if you somehow decifer his crazy examples and realize he's a bit different you can get a decent grade in the class. Not the most interesting class in the world but then again it is geography!

02/20/2006
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
4 Easiness
geography Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: N/A Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

class was pretty easy gives everything for the test in class lecture, many slideshows, knows what hes talking about

12/06/2005
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
Geog 101 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: N/A Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Smart guy. Everything on the tests is in the notes. Go to class everyday, and get an easy A.

11/21/2005
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
2 Easiness
Catography Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: N/A Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Great Prof if your serious about subject matter. Show him what you can do and he will help you more amd more. He is mone of the smartest guys I know. Take his class only if your serious about geography and learning.

09/23/2005
poor
1 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
3 Easiness
geo Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: N/A Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

doesn't smile when you see him out of class. whatever. i don't need to see him again after that course was done anyways.

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