Robert Webber - Western University

Professor: Robert Webber
Department: Computer Science
College: Western University
Rating # 1
Overview:
  • Course: CS3342B
  • Grade Received: N/A
  • Overall Rating: 1.0
  • Course Difficulty: 5.0
  • For Credit: Yes
  • Textbook Used: No
  • Would Take Again: No
  • Attendance: N/A
Comment:
Provided vague assignments that few people were able to figure out, gives random grades with no mark breakdowns, doesn't bother lecturing, just goes on about "code smells" and some 4th year testing course he teaches instead. Unprofessional and snarky, insults students who can't do his assignments. Was so bad he got kicked out of his own course.
Rating # 2
Overview:
  • Course: CS3342B
  • Grade Received: N/A
  • Overall Rating: 1.0
  • Course Difficulty: 5.0
  • For Credit: Yes
  • Textbook Used: No
  • Would Take Again: No
  • Attendance: Not Mandatory
Comment:
No office hours, no owl page, no proper lectures, all you get are ridiculously difficult assignments and snarky remarks from this prof.
Rating # 3
Overview:
  • Course: CS3342B
  • Grade Received: N/A
  • Overall Rating: 1.0
  • Course Difficulty: 5.0
  • For Credit: Yes
  • Textbook Used: No
  • Would Take Again: No
  • Attendance: Not Mandatory
Comment:
Assigns random grades, doesn't do his own lectures or assignments, and just made this course a terrible experience overall.
Rating # 4
Overview:
  • Course: CS3342B
  • Grade Received: N/A
  • Overall Rating: 1.0
  • Course Difficulty: 5.0
  • For Credit: Yes
  • Textbook Used: No
  • Would Take Again: No
  • Attendance: Not Mandatory
Comment:
Really not sure why he's still teaching here. He puts absolutely no effort into lectures and copies content from other universities. Takes assignment questions from past programming contests and has an automatic program to mark them.
Rating # 5
Overview:
  • Course: CS3342B
  • Grade Received: A+
  • Overall Rating: 3.0
  • Course Difficulty: 2.0
  • For Credit: Yes
  • Textbook Used: Yes
  • Would Take Again: Yes
  • Attendance: Not Mandatory
Comment:
I had numerous interactions, Robert Webber is funny and intelligent. His resources are 90% web, leaving classes boring and uninspired. He could be an engaging prof, his humour wasn't half bad, but he needs to learn how to better use the web as a tool. His marking was sadistic and often unfair.
Rating # 6
Overview:
  • Course: CS3342B
  • Grade Received: N/A
  • Overall Rating: 1.0
  • Course Difficulty: 5.0
  • For Credit: Yes
  • Textbook Used: No
  • Would Take Again: No
  • Attendance: Not Mandatory
Comment:
It's mind-boggling how unprofessional he is. His lectures consist of pulling content from other universities and his assignments and randomly assigned questions from past programming contests. Seniority is the only reason why he's still here.
Rating # 7
Overview:
  • Course: CS3342B
  • Grade Received: N/A
  • Overall Rating: 1.0
  • Course Difficulty: 5.0
  • For Credit: Yes
  • Textbook Used: No
  • Would Take Again: No
  • Attendance: Not Mandatory
Comment:
Rated him last term for CS 4472. He only checked the Git logs for that class and it was an easy 90. For CS 3342, he just randomly assigns low grades and doesn't say why.
Rating # 8
Overview:
  • Course: CS4472
  • Grade Received: A+
  • Overall Rating: 5.0
  • Course Difficulty: 1.0
  • For Credit: Yes
  • Textbook Used: No
  • Would Take Again: Yes
  • Attendance: Not Mandatory
Comment:
The actual structure of his is a bit of a mess. He posts everything online on Confluence in a hard-to-read bullet point form. Take a course with him though and you'll see that he gives out high grades like candy. 10/10 best professor ever.
Rating # 9
Overview:
  • Course: CS3342B
  • Grade Received: B+
  • Overall Rating: 3.0
  • Course Difficulty: 1.0
  • For Credit: Yes
  • Textbook Used: No
  • Would Take Again: No
  • Attendance: Not Mandatory
Comment:
Posts everything online in terribly formatted posts full of bullet points. He repeats everything he posts in class, and most of what he posts is not even on the final. The course work is a joke, and he has a program grade it, so he never looks at anything but the Git logs. Webber does the bare minimum, and you can pass by doing bare minimum too! :D
Rating # 10
Overview:
  • Course: 3342
  • Grade Received: B+
  • Overall Rating: 1.5
  • Course Difficulty: 5.0
  • For Credit: Yes
  • Textbook Used: Yes
  • Would Take Again: N/A
  • Attendance: Mandatory
Comment:
Webber behaves as though he has discovered some top secret CIA documents and now knows too much. He wont email you grades cause' "we all know how safe that is"; only answers emails during office hours cause you guessed it, he doesn't think it's safe to have an internet connection at home. Oh and he doesn't lecture, you watch MIT lectures online :D
Rating # 11
Overview:
  • Course: CS3350
  • Grade Received: WD
  • Overall Rating: 1.0
  • Course Difficulty: 5.0
  • For Credit: N/A
  • Textbook Used: No
  • Would Take Again: N/A
  • Attendance: Mandatory
Comment:
His "teaching" involved handing out video lectures that were 1:30 long, then made us watch the SAME video the following class. He was supposed to encourage discussion of the videos, but instead he watched them with us during "lecture" with his back against us, so he couldn't even see if we had questions or not. Easily the worst professor at Western
Rating # 12
Overview:
  • Course: CS3342B
  • Grade Received: A-
  • Overall Rating: 1.0
  • Course Difficulty: 5.0
  • For Credit: N/A
  • Textbook Used: No
  • Would Take Again: N/A
  • Attendance: Mandatory
Comment:
Terrible at conveying information. This man should not be a professor. Those course was awful because of him when I was actually looking forward to it.
Rating # 13
Overview:
  • Course: CS3350
  • Grade Received: N/A
  • Overall Rating: 1.5
  • Course Difficulty: 5.0
  • For Credit: N/A
  • Textbook Used: No
  • Would Take Again: N/A
  • Attendance: N/A
Comment:
I took this class a couple years ago. To the person saying that he is good but he sucks at conveying information, his entire job is conveying information. If he sucks at that, he sucks at his job.
Rating # 14
Overview:
  • Course: COMPSCI3350
  • Grade Received: N/A
  • Overall Rating: 2.0
  • Course Difficulty: 4.0
  • For Credit: N/A
  • Textbook Used: Yes
  • Would Take Again: N/A
  • Attendance: N/A
Comment:
I won't bother talking about the prof. Just make sure to study in a group, or else you will have a hard time...
Rating # 15
Overview:
  • Course: CS350
  • Grade Received: N/A
  • Overall Rating: 1.5
  • Course Difficulty: 5.0
  • For Credit: N/A
  • Textbook Used: Yes
  • Would Take Again: N/A
  • Attendance: N/A
Comment:
Unprepared before lectures. He started drawing a circuit on the board once and after 10 minutes of scribbling he gave up and said "shoulda made it into a slide". Kinda sums up his teaching style. I duked it out with him once in class because of how incomprehensible he was. I regret not having complained about him. worst prof. worst grade I ever got
Rating # 16
Overview:
  • Course: CS3350
  • Grade Received: N/A
  • Overall Rating: 1.0
  • Course Difficulty: 5.0
  • For Credit: N/A
  • Textbook Used: Yes
  • Would Take Again: N/A
  • Attendance: N/A
Comment:
if Webber was a piece of toast. He would be the worst piece of toast the world has ever seen
Rating # 17
Overview:
  • Course: CSB
  • Grade Received: N/A
  • Overall Rating: 1.5
  • Course Difficulty: 5.0
  • For Credit: N/A
  • Textbook Used: No
  • Would Take Again: N/A
  • Attendance: N/A
Comment:
It was many years ago. But still now in my mid 30s I am reminded what an awful, god awful, horrible teacher this guy was. Some migh try and make a connection that he's a pre-madonna and SINCE he was twit that he MUST know what he's talking about. Sadly, he did not. Not only was he an insufferable old coot he had a poor grasp of his course.
Rating # 18
Overview:
  • Course: CS350
  • Grade Received: N/A
  • Overall Rating: 1.5
  • Course Difficulty: 5.0
  • For Credit: N/A
  • Textbook Used: Yes
  • Would Take Again: N/A
  • Attendance: N/A
Comment:
What on earth is he talking about!? It's impossible to figure out what's going on in this class about 90% of the time. It doesn't help that we have to use a very cryptic circuit simulator he wrote himself, and don't have a real textbook OR online notes. He wants to be helpful, but can't communicate. Most stressful course I've ever taken.
Rating # 19
Overview:
  • Course: CS4413
  • Grade Received: N/A
  • Overall Rating: 4.5
  • Course Difficulty: 2.0
  • For Credit: N/A
  • Textbook Used: Yes
  • Would Take Again: N/A
  • Attendance: N/A
Comment:
Good course, good prof. Nice guy, always has interesting anecdotes. Assignments were fun (code breaking) and relatively easy once you got the idea.
Rating # 20
Overview:
  • Course: CS350
  • Grade Received: N/A
  • Overall Rating: 4.0
  • Course Difficulty: 5.0
  • For Credit: N/A
  • Textbook Used: Yes
  • Would Take Again: N/A
  • Attendance: N/A
Comment:
Guess I'm going against the grain here. I got over 90% in his course. It's hard and he's not the greatest at conveying information. However, he is a very nice guy if you actually go to his office and talk to him, and he is willing to help you. You're in 3rd year Comp Sci. Other profs have babied you up to this point. Webber won't do that.
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