Every now and then I will check out Rate My Professor. It is flawed like any human assessment. One disgruntled student can dramatically change the professor’s teaching effectiveness number (highest is 5.0). Along with a numerical rank there is room for students to give short descriptions. Here is one of my favorites. I interviewed RJ on one of his terrific books.
“If you fear confronting the questions that undergird your existence, then do us all a favor and don’t take Dr. Snell. Also, if you’re apathetic towards life in general, you might want to steer clear. But, if you’re willing to be challenged and hoping to engage in rigorous, substantial thinking, then take Dr. Snell.”