Average 3.21 based on 52 professor ratings
George Ostojic is a Physics professor at John Abbott College - CEGEP located in St Anne De Bellevue, Quebec. When comparing George Ostojic's ratings to other professors in the province of Quebec, George Ostojic's ratings are below the average of 4.39 stars. Additionally, the average professor rating at John Abbott College - CEGEP is 4.12 stars.
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George is a decent, even sometimes funny guy at times. Sometimes his jokes go overboard, but overall seems to be a decent guy. However, when asking him problems, he seems to be frustrated with you unless you're one of his favorite students. Notes aren't helpful when you're learning the material, but at the end of the term, are somewhat more helpful. Confusing at times, I wouldn't recommend him unless you're strong at physics.

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Honestly, not that bad at all! He thinks he's really funny, which make the lectures pretty interesting because half the time he goes off track and talks about non-sense. But if you listen to his actual theory and try to understand (using your knowledge from high school physics, if you're taking him for mechanics) you'll be totally fine! I do recommend, if you're a strong enough student to be able to take accurate notes based on what he says and be able to scrap the unimportant information!

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He's actually probably one of the worst teachers I've ever had. He doesn't seem to know that much about what he's teaching. His explanations are unclear. Only way to understand is by reading the textbook because his notes are basically useless. He doesn't prepare you for tests, he just throws numbers at you and expects you to piece everything together yourself. Just don't do it lol

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Do not take George! All he does is read from his notes and write down equations on the board, he does not properly teach anything. I really suggest you do not take him specially for Waves, Optics and Modern Physics as you will probably find yourself skiping his class to study on your own instead since his notes are available online anyways

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Take him if you're either already good at physics or just willing to put in the work. HIs notes and lectures can be unclear, and his tests can be hard but he prepares you pretty well for the exam.

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Overall pretty good teacher. His lectures go very fast and it's very unclear what he expects in the work at times, but the work load is reasonable and the notes are helpful once you understand the material.

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George, oh ill miss him! very funny dude, super helpful and nice (he sometimes might look mad at you but he actually isnt) fun projects, exams are of medium difficulty...just study hard. However, he cant explain for at ALL. thats the only thing i hated about him

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Relatively funny. Very confusing, but exams are easy. You end up with a good grade at the end if you put in the work.

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George is a really friendly caring teacher if you put in the work! Don't slack off in his class. He was great

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I liked george, he's a funny man :P although his notes arent the most clear... His tests were a bit hard, but they prepared you for the final. I had him for mechanics and although he's not the best i still enjoyed his class and did well:)

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Don't take him ,he is boring and unclear. You're better avoid it !!

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He is really incredibly knowledgeable, but he's not very good at sharing that knowledge. If you're a student who requires a little more interaction with the teacher to understand, he isn't a good pick. However, if you find physics fun and really easy and you know a lot on the subject before taking the class, you'll probably enjoy him. He is a very strict grader (policy to not give ful marks for wrong answers, even if its a mistake from a previous #) and he does webinars.

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For NYC George is an alright teacher. He gives you an huge coursepack but almost all of it is useless. The class tests are fair if you study, however to succeed in his class you basically have to teach everything to yourself. The class consists of just deriving a formula, he doesnt teach the basics and how to apply it to a problem which is important in physics. He is picky on labs, and had a rude attitude when you ask him for help. Worst part, he does not prepare you for the final !!!

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His lectures and notes do tend to get a little confusing but he is always available for any questions and really wants his students to succeed. Funny guy too! I'd take him again

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Weird, but funny guy. He's also always in his office when you want to go see him. But in class, you don't understand anything and his notes aren't very clear. But if you go see him, you'll be fine

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Oh lighten up. He's totally strange but really nice and he knows his stuff. the only reason people complain is because he turns off the lights to work on the smart board and things get pretty damn confusing when you were asleep for half the class. IF you actually pay attention though his stuff is straightforward, nothing too crazy and I was prepared really well for the final. Not that bad guys.

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Worst physics teacher i've ever had. Unclear teaching methods, constantly messes up your marks and gives you 70 if you deserve a 95, and he doesn't prepare you for the final. Last choice if possible.

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If you have trouble with physics don't take him unless you want to learn it on your own

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i did pass with him but really not the best teacher. he doesnt do office hours, he does webinars at night which are very impractical and his notes get confusing just like his lectures

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i did pass with him but really not the best teacher. he doesnt do office hours, he does webinars at night which are very impractical and his notes get confusing just like his lectures

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i did pass with him but really not the best teacher. he doesnt do office hours, he does webinars at night which are very impractical and his notes get confusing just like his lectures

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i did pass with him but really not the best teacher. he doesnt do office hours, he does webinars at night which are very impractical and his notes get confusing just like his lectures

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i did pass with him but really not the best teacher. he doesnt do office hours, he does webinars at night which are very impractical and his notes get confusing just like his lectures

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i did pass with him but really not the best teacher. he doesnt do office hours, he does webinars at night which are very impractical and his notes get confusing just like his lectures

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I think it is kind of biased if you're a genius, like those people in Honour Science, to talk that George is a good teacher. If you are an average joe, who want to do well on Physics, DO NOT take him!

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Believe it or not, he's an OKAY teacher! His notes are sometimes helpful. But it's physics and physics requires logic on your own! Not the best, but he's OKAY.

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Mechanics. His notes are horrible and you can never see him outside of class. I only survived by talking to other people in my class who were slightly less confused. :(

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His notes are sometimes unclear and hard to follow, but if you do the assignments and understand the formulas you should be fine. Tests are fair. Tells jokes in class, pretty nice guy.

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I had him for NYA Physics, the class isn't too hard and his tests are survivable. You don't need notes in physics classes, just remember how formulas work and you should be fine.

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He can be a pretty funny guy, but is not approachable outside of class. His notes are all over the place and doesn't do many examples. His tests are tough but prepare for final. Assignments every week

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He is very cold when you go to ask questions about labs or assignments, every second formula he writes has mistakes in it, and his homework is longer than in any other course i've ever had

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He doesn't teach physics....he can only write formulas on the bord and if you don't get it, too bad for you.

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His notes are annoying. Lectures are really boring and kinda useless. Didn't prepare us that well for the final

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I don't know why so many people whine about his notes. THE WHOLE COURSE IS IN THAT THING, it makes it SO EASY to study. George has his lame yet funny jokes. You do have to be good in physics to understand the material.

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funny, physics obsessed, his notes are long and take forever to get to the point, his assignments are hard but prepare you for the final

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Ok teacher, but hillarious. You may have to see him more than once to understand something though...

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George is so funny. Best notes ever for electricity and magnetism (so good that my friends in other classes went to buy his notebook at the bookstore then filled in my notes at the end of each week), well-organized and a good teacher. I'd definately take him again. But he might expect you to understand after one explanation, well...if you don't he'll just do the problem for you. Take him!

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Your average physics teacher. He seems to say his formulas really fast, especially when their complicated.Ok assignments, easy tests. Seems to have many stories "from the bush"

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Astrophysics: great subject and fun. a lot of stuff to learn but who cares, no final. He goes a bit fast but he is helpfull and has a passion for astronomy.

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You buy a course pack and just fill in the notes - Gives you an example of virtually every problem possible- I got 98 on the exam. Plus, he's very eccentric and fun.*woosh snap*

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Good teacher.Overheads are ok cuz he gives you everything you need to know.The formulas are there just need to apply them correctly.He helps a lot when you him in his office.

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ostojic may seem annoying with his projector, but he prepares u for the final test, well worth it

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You have to copy down notes quickly, and will often not understand until after the class. Things made more sense part way through the semester. He is helpful.

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Not a bad teacher, his notes are clear, now. He has old versions of the wokrbook on his webpage which are full of mistakes. But in class the notes are all good.

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not bad but hard test about theory instead of it s application. Goes too fast for you to follow in the course then ask questions to students and gets angry

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Most of class is spent copying notes, which are usually confusing. There are much, much worse teachers around though.

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If you have to take him, sit in the back because he makes you copy down his useless notes wether you want to or not. possibly related to waldemar seifert...

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ok teacher in general, wnats his students to succeed but ..his notes arent clear and he doesnt give clear explanations on examples

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you won't learn much in class, you'll be too busy copying his overheads! knows physics but CAN'T teach it. gets mad if you don't understand. scary one on one

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great stories. tests and assignments can be long and tricky. helpful out of class. workbook system can be confusing

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Tests for physics were pretty simple. He teaches by putting over heads up and then filling in the blanks and you copy it down. A formula type of teacher. :|

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Not very clear in class - but very helpful if you ask him for help in your time.

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