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Tufts University: BIO003 - FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY - Biology - Professor ratings, reviews and much more | JumboAccess
Michelle Gaudette | BIO003 - FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY | Biology2006-01-28

Review:
Prof. Gaudette is friendly and supportive, especially in her open office hours, but her lectures aren't nearly as interesting or clear as the animations from the textbook's website.

Workload:
Lots, but it's Bio class, so whaddya expect? A good course for those mildly interested in Bio and with no great background in the subject.


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Tufts University: BIO003 - FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY - Biology - Professor ratings, reviews and much more | JumboAccess
Michelle Gaudette | BIO003 - FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY | Biology2005-05-07

Review:
This is probably one of the worst professors I had in all 3 years I was at Tufts. Biology 3 was supposed to be an introductory courses but professor Gaudette makes it a weed out class like Bio 13. If you are not interested in Biology and just want to fulfill a natural science requirement, do not take Bio 3 with professor Gaudette.

Workload:
There isn't that much reading but the problem is all her test material comes from other text books, biochem books to be more precise.


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Tufts University: BIO003 - FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY - Biology - Professor ratings, reviews and much more | JumboAccess
Michelle Gaudette | BIO003 - FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY | Biology2005-04-23

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I thought this was a horrible class! I thought that it would be an easy class to get a science requirement out of the way...NOT! If you suck at chemistry, do not take this class because she goes very fast over the chem of biological elements. She doesn?t always answer questions clearly. You have to go to every class even though she does not take attendance because she uses examples that are not on the textbook. If I could go back in time, I would not take this class again!!!

Workload:
One chapter to read a week, so, not so bad. 1 quiz a week at every recitation, 2 tests and one final. Tests and quizzes are hard and not straightforward at all.


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Tufts University: BIO003 - FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY - Biology - Professor ratings, reviews and much more | JumboAccess
Michelle Gaudette | BIO003 - FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY | Biology2005-01-18

Review:
Professor Gaudette was just mediocre. She knew what she was talking about, but wasn't very personable or engaging with the students. The lectures and recitations were important because examples not found in the text were used on quizzes. She uses powerpoint while lecturing, which is good and bad. It makes it easier to follow along, but a bit tricky to take notes since the lecture goes faster and the diagrams used on the powerpoint are frequently not the same diagrams from the text. She does not put the powerpoint lectures on blackboard.

Workload:
Quizzes every week in recitation, two tests, and a final. Reading is only from the intro text. The reading seems straightforward, but she never asked matter-of-fact or memorization questions. Pay particular attention to the chemistry of everything. The class was more challenging than I expected because the professor wasn't engaging and tests were difficult.


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