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Dan Maher
Professor in the Social Science department
at University of Arkansas Fort Smith, Fort Smith, AR
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Overall Quality
4.3
Average Grade
A+
Hotness
Helpfulness
4.2
Clarity
4.3
Easiness
3.4
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07/10/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
ANTH Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

The best teacher on UAFS. That's all I can say... Take him and you will learn A LOT.

11/14/2013
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
SOCI 2753 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Professor Maher is definitely a teacher I would recommend for sociology. He knows what he is talking about, and explains it clearly. He doesn't believe in tests; You do presentations and two essays at the end, which he gives you a study guide the first day you walk in for them. He lets you miss five days w/o penalty. Would definitely recommend.

11/11/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
2 Easiness
SOCI 2753 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

Dr. Maher is a very fair teacher and very understanding. He does take attendance everyday so it's important to be there. Also he is all about presentations too. His finals are essay questions which you will get the answers to in his lessons.

11/18/2012
good
2 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
SOCI2753 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

I had Dr. Maher for online sociology. He was a very fair grader on all the quizzes, tests and group projects. He is very into group projects but they are manageable even online, promise. He's kind of snappy over email but that was the only downfall.

01/25/2012
average
3 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
3 Easiness
ANTHR2803 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

He really knows what he's talking about so he doesn't settle for BS'ing your way through the class. He'll assign homework, but not pick it up, but have a pop quiz that's open note, so if you didn't do your homework, you're screwed. He's into group presentations & it sucks if your classmates don't care about it. He's an amusing, alright teacher.

11/01/2011
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
ANTH001 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

I have had this professor for Cultural Anthropology and North American Indians. Both classes were very interesting. Lots of group projects.

07/14/2011
average
2 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
4 Easiness
ANTH2803 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Professor Maher is a very fair instructor....at least for the online course I took. He rarely answers email, and has very little emotion (it seems) but he is good overall. All the exams were essay style (5 within 75 mins.!), but he grades on content and understanding mainly. Very nice man overall. I recommend.

05/24/2011
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
ANTHIntr Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Mr. Maher was a very fair teacher. He made clear what was expected of students. Take notes, get the book and make sure to follow his reading schedule. Group projects challenging because it's a group. He is happy to give clarification on those when needed. Testing was in essay format for midterm and final, do some reading! Good sense of humor.

04/21/2011
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
1 Easiness
ANTHRcul Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

I have him for a full-online cultural anthropology. Interesting material!!! Its a ton of reading and group projects.

08/18/2010
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
Anthr1234 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

I had him for Anthropology. He is big on group work, and powerpoint presientations. Which are easy, but group work is always a pain. He engaged us in tons of critical thinking, and really cares about his material. Which is refreshing for this university. Because he offered so much bonus he made it virtually impossible to fail. Loved this class!

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