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06/04/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
026 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: A

Dr.Donahue is an amazing professor.He cares about his students&wants you to try your best. Just listen to him,come on time,sit in front, participate&follow directions.He won't do the job for you,but will help you.Best prof.I gained confidence in my work. He encouraged me&I gained more from that class than any other.He's always available.Got an A+

10/18/2013
poor
2 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
HUM212 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

He'll have you work hard towards an unclear and unreachable standard. Follow exactly what it is he asks for and you'll most likely still end up with a C. Nothing is explained in full. Class is about 5 minutes of useful material and the rest is disorganized chaos.

04/24/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
4 Easiness
HUM 211-010 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

This professor is great. He explains the work and assignments thoroughly. He expects an A out you, so he'll have you redo your papers until it's good and how he wants it. His class will be pretty straight forward if you actually read the material. So, don't expect to pass by just showing up.

01/22/2013
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
2 Easiness
HUM101 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

It's pretty hard to get an A with this guy even if you put in max effort, but I managed to pull off a B when I handed in essays a late very often. Classes are never boring due to his knack for storytelling.

03/20/2012
poor
3 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
HUM211H Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

Don't take him. He gives you a syllabus but its completely useless he duznt follow it. He gives a lot of work so be prepared if youre stuck with him. He always emails you at around midnight with important info like that theres a quiz in the morning so dont go to sleep without checking your email. I dont recommend him

08/02/2011
poor
1 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
2 Easiness
HUM212H Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

If he likes you, you'll get an A; if he doesn't, you won't. He tends to enjoy discussing things related to Christianity and biblical stories, and he rambles on about things that have nothing to do with the topic being studied. The philosophy that we studied was interesting; the art, less so. I would not recommend him.

04/04/2011
average
2 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
2 Easiness
HUM101 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Only English class in my life that I didn't get an A in. I was so disappointed because I was clearly one of the top 5 best writers in the class. I was actually shocked when I got my grade because it didn't really seem to add up since I got mostly A- on all of my essays. Favors girls over guys and is a stickler for tardiness which I think is dumb.

01/21/2011
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
HUM101 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

Awesome teacher. While other english teachers romanticize english and aren't very clear on how to improve your writing, this guy makes it a science. He is always moving telling great stories. I got 3 hours of sleep on night and I was wide awake after the class, makes the class really really fun. Just try your best, he will give you an A.

01/20/2011
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
HUM101 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

Best english teacher ever, really cares about improving your writing. Lets you redo work until you get it right. Tells funny stories.

09/03/2010
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
1 Easiness
Hum101 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

DO NOT take this guy if your expecting a fun loving English teacher with lenient grading and watching movies all the time. He is really strict, I understand he wants to help you learn but he takes his rules to far. I managed an A in his class, but it was many hard hours writing essays.

12/19/2009
good
5 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
1 Easiness
HUM101 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

we started with 26 students,and ended up with 10-13.and only 5-6 kids passed. the funny thing is that i actually tried so hard in his class, and yet i had to end up with a C.he really wants u to write how he wants u to.if u have a tight schedule.dont take him. even though he has a PHD in english.he'll really make ur day a livin hell. dont take him.

08/11/2009
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
HSS403 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

A very tough but fair professor, one of the best at NJIT. ADVICE: Remember that you are not at NJIT to be a literature major. You are graded on your ability to write, NOT your ability to analyze literature, so keep your topics simple, clear and easy to prove. Also, use simple language when writing, do NOT get overly romantic with your wording.

05/10/2008
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
Hum102H Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

He expects a lot from your essays. It's somewhat difficult to get a good grade. You have to write the way he wants you to. But he did make me a better writer. If you're naturally a good writer, you will do well in this class. Overall, I did learn a lot from him, but I had to work hard.

05/10/2008
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
Hum102H Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

He expects a lot from your essays. It's somewhat difficult to get a good grade. You have to write the way he wants you to. But he did make me a better writer. If you're naturally a good writer, you will do well. Overall, I did learn a lot from him, but I had to work hard.

04/21/2008
poor
1 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
2 Easiness
HUM101 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

This teacher is very closed minded. When it comes to points of view, and opinions, you are wrong no matter what in his eyes. One word to describe this teacher is WASP. He is also stuck up and brags too much about himself. He should start teaching, or leave. If you want a stressful semester, take him.

04/02/2008
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
Hum102H Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

In this class, the students discussed the works among themselves. But you must participate or it'll affect your grade. If you are a decent writer and put in the time, you will get a good grade on your essays. He is a great professor and helps you with your essays. Read the stories, understand them and you will do fine.

06/24/2007
average
3 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
1 Easiness
hss403 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

If you show him you are trying HARD-you wouldnt fail his class but he does have a big time EGO problem. He wants everybody to write his way-if not you ll get a easy C even if GOD wrote the paper and its ACTUALLY an A grade paper. nobody really knows what he really wants in the paper and he always has bias convo in class. DON'T TAKE HIM.

02/25/2007
poor
2 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
Hum101 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

He's got some ego issues about literature as though he knows things without really understanding it. He formulates his own thesis and wants everyone to reach that same thesis regardless of how correct you may be. He wants you to write his way no matter how correct or better your writing technique may be. WORSE HUM TEACHER EVER..no joke

01/20/2007
average
3 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
2 Easiness
HUM101H Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

You can never understand exactly what he wants. His ego demands that you write in his style - otherwise you get a grade lower. My verdict: DO NOT TAKE HIM.

12/10/2006
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
HSS403 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

He expects you to work very hard and you need to do the reading. However, he was also really funny and nice. If you show him that you're honestly trying and working, he'll give you at least a B. It's really hard to get an A though. I had him for night class and he always let us out early.

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