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Joshua Tebbs
Professor in the Statistics department
at University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
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Overall Quality
4.0
Average Grade
C
Hotness
Helpfulness
4.1
Clarity
3.9
Easiness
3.0
Helpfulness
0
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29 Student Ratings
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06/03/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
STAT 509 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

The class is very interesting to to attend. Homework will require a lot of thinking but Dr. Tebbs will help you with pretty much anything. Responds fast to emails and is in his office all the time. Stats is not an easy class but take him if you can because you will actually learn stats with Dr. Tebbs and it later.

05/05/2014
average
2 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
2 Easiness
STAT509 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Honestly, my least favorite professor ever. He makes the material much harder than it needs to be, gives you hours on hours of homework, and then gives an in class final even though everything else has been take home. Extremely unfair. He also had a grader that graded inconsistently and let the grader continue grading the homework. Don't take him.

04/25/2014
poor
3 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
2 Easiness
STAT 509 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: C

This class is very hard. He gives 7 homework packets a semester that take 10+ hours a week. His tests are take home but are very long and complicated, he also grades hard so dozens of hours on tests and homework and i still barely pass. I even took stat in high school.

08/01/2012
average
3 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
1 Easiness
STAT509 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

Really passionate about Stat. Takes simple concepts and makes them much harder than necessary. Class is *extremely* labor intensive. 10+ hrs of homework a week, take-home test took 25+. Close to half the section dropped. Helpful outside of class, but can be a bit stuck up.

07/07/2012
average
3 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
1 Easiness
STAT509 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

most difficult professor ive ever taken. takes easy concepts and makes them difficult

04/01/2012
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
1 Easiness
STAT513 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 the hardest professor I have ever taken but I've learned more in the 3 classes I have had him for than any of my other classes combined. If you attend this university because you actually have a desire to learn, take him. It will take a lot of work but you'll be thankful later

12/07/2011
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
STATJ520 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

Dr. Tebbs is just plain awesome. He does pile on the work, but the fact is that his notes are so good and he covers them so well in lecture that you'll find yourself learning when you don't even realize it. Strongly recommend him if you have the option, and I hope to have more classes with him in the future.

12/06/2011
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
1 Easiness
STAT513 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Best Stat Professor! I would take any class he is teaching, as long as I haven't taken it before. Makes his own class notes that you can get from his website that are extremely helpful, you wouldn't even need the book if there weren't hw problems in it. His classes are not easy, but you will completely understand the material afterwards.

10/30/2011
poor
2 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
1 Easiness
Stat513 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 is the most disrespectful professor I have ever had. He is stuck up and requires a lot of work for his classes. If you can avoid taking a class when Tebbs is teaching it, do it.

04/01/2010
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
4 Easiness
Stat520 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Pretty much copies notes from Books. Useless lectures, boring and takes himself too seriously. I learned nothing from his lectures. Don't take this class unless you can not learn on your own from books.

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