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  • 1. 2/16/14 Built by college students, for college students. Ben Brouillard, Rate My Professor Rate My Professor
  • 2. Ben Brouillard, Rate My Professor • RateMyProfessors.com is the largest online destination for professor ratings. • The site was originally launched as TeacherRatings.com and converted to RateMyProfessors in 2001. RateMyProfessors.com was acquired in 2005 by Pat Nagle and William Desantis, who then sold it to MTVU, MTV’s college channel. • Users have added more than 14 million ratings, 1.3 million professors and 7,000 schools to RateMyProfessors.com. • Students across the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom can go on for free, type in the professors name, and see what other students thought of him or her. • More than 4 million college students each month are using Rate My Professors. • Now, students can rate not only the professors at the school, but also the school itself. 2/16/14 What is Rate My Professor?
  • 3. Ben Brouillard, Rate My Professor • The main target group for this website is college students of the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. • Now that you can rate your school, prospective college students can now use the website and see what current students have to say about their schools of choice. 2/16/14 Who uses Rate My Professor?
  • 4. Ben Brouillard, Rate My Professor 2/16/14 How Does Rate My Professor Work?
  • 5. How Are The Professors Rated? 2/16/14 On The App Ben Brouillard, Rate My Professor On the computer
  • 6. Ben Brouillard, Rate My Professor • Personally, I spend more time on my phone looking things up then I do on my computer. • It would be a lot easier for students to pull out there phone, go to the Rate My Professor app, and search for them rather then going on the internet and typing in the URL and waiting for it to load. • It makes it easier when picking classes so students don’t have to go back and forth between pages. They can keep there app open right next to them. • An app would be more conveinent. 2/16/14 Why Make An App For Rate My Professor?
  • 7. Ben Brouillard, Rate My Professor 2/16/14 What Does The App Look Like
  • 8. Ben Brouillard, Rate My Professor • It has 59 different states and provinces to choose from across North America. • When you rate or search a professor, you can add them to your favorites list. • After you search, there is a section for “recently viewed” in case you forgot the name of a professor. • Also has a “Tops List” of the year to see what professor was the best rated in the country. 2/16/14 Features
  • 9. Ben Brouillard, Rate My Professor • Pretty much every student I have talked to uses Rate My Professor. • Professor and student feedback • Rate my Professor Interviews • In 2008, it was in NY Times “50 Best Websites.” 2/16/14 Is It Used and What Is Said?
  • 10. http://www.ratemyprofessors.com http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMStt0ouTpE http://www.ratemyprofessors.com/iphone/ http://content.time.com/time/specials/2007/article/0,28804, 1809858_1809956_1811548,00.html Ben Brouillard, Rate My Professor • • • • 2/16/14 Work cited