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John Hunter
Professor in the Mathematics department
at New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ
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Overall Quality
4.1
Average Grade
A
Hotness
Helpfulness
4.0
Clarity
4.2
Easiness
3.5
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08/26/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
MATH111-010 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: A

Great professor that takes his time in teaching all lessons. We are never behind schedule and his lessons are paced slowly enough that even the most complicated of concepts are learned with ease.

03/30/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
Math 112 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Overall one of the best math professors NJIT has. If you are looking to understand calc 2 and go over examples instead of just pure theory, take Hunter. Calc 2 is a very challenging course, but Hunter will do all he can to make sure each one of his students can reach their full potential.

01/18/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
1 Easiness
MATH 222 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

BEST MATH PROF AT NJIT BY FAR! Seriously, he made Diff Eq SIMPLE. EASY even. I know way more DE than healthy because of him. The book is terrible; follow his lecs closely & you'll only use it for hw. Super amazing office hrs. There's a "open group" quiz almost every class. He tries to counter the abysmal Math Dept. & all their games as best he can.

12/21/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
MATH112 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

My failing grade was really caused by my pure laziness, this teacher deserved better from me, anyway, he a gret prof for people struggling in calculus, though a bit weird. His method is more focused on practice problems rather than the theory.

12/12/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
MATH112 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

he's a great prof. very clear with his methods. not too fast, not too slow. great preparation before common exams. lets you out early. you can't go wrong with him. highly recommended

04/09/2012
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
MATH211 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Perfect!!... easiest ever.

04/27/2011
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
Math111 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

very good professor;Pro. Hunter knows what he is teaching.You will learn a lot from him..

02/22/2011
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
Math111 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Very helpfull.

08/10/2010
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
MATH112 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

extremely good teacher, made every section easy to understand. He works at a slower pace than most, but covers everything in dept. Hes very laid back as well and is a nice guy. He made calc 2 easy in my opinion, i do not see how anyone could not like him.

05/17/2010
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
4 Easiness
MATH111 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

He expects students to know certain things that they may not know if they're taking calc 1 for the first time, and his methods aren't for everyone. However, I found the way he explains certain things to be very helpful. He does give quizzes on material covered that day, but he lets you work with others, which helps to reinforce what you learned.

05/08/2010
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
MATH110 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Great Professor. He does problems right out of the book and goes makes sure that everyone understands the material. If you are looking to do well, take him as a professor

11/19/2009
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
math0 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

he's a good professor you can tell he wants you to pass, but he uses to many shortcuts when teaching

11/14/2009
poor
1 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
3 Easiness
Math112 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

By far one of the worst professors I have had. His teaching methods are not valid and he writes too slow. He expects people to know too much and does not teach well. He has weekly quizzes that have material on it from the day of the quiz. AVOID AT ALL COSTS!

06/09/2009
good
3 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
math211 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

alright, if u have add take him because he takes so long to write that if u space out for a min and then come back u dont miss much. He's clear and gives good examples. Makes it easy. Def take for Cal 3. easy to understand-> speaks english

04/09/2009
average
3 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
1 Easiness
MATH112 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

I'm pretty sure I'm failing. I don't think Hunter's teaching methods are for me. He's not a bad professor. He just expects you to know certain things and a lot of times will skip certain necessary steps. If you want samples without really understanding the process, take him. You'll either end up in 24 hr. tutoring or buying lots of dummy books.

01/26/2009
good
4 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
4 Easiness
Math108 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

he's a great guy. doesnt assign hw. his teaching method is kinda sucky. he teaches straight out of the book. not very good at explaining it in different ways. i heard he was really good for calc one

10/25/2008
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
math111 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

he is just gr8 but sometimes very mean

05/23/2008
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
Math222 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

First of all, I FAILED. He is the BEST math professor NJIT has. He gives students worlds of help, keeps you awake during night classes with his wit and cheer, and explains anything asked WITHIN REASON. Dumb questions will be met with good snaps for good laughs. By DifEq, you should be at a certain level, not asking clueless questions from 103.

05/14/2008
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
MATH111 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

He is absolutely great. I will definitely recommend him to a friend.

02/18/2008
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
Math222 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

This professor is a great professor. He gives practice problems before quizzes. He speaks with an english accent and appears to be slightly physically handicapped. A person in this class would have to be extremely LAZY to fail. The book is not the best diffrential book around. One must brush up on their calculus to do well in this class or fail!

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