My name is Jon and I am currently attending ITT tech in columbia , SC. I noticed unsettling things about ITT since I have been there. The teachers don't seem to have their sh*t together. This is my second week in this semester and I am taking a Intro to C language. Although I am interested in this class, it is kind of hard to grasp concepts when the teacher is 30 minutes late to class multiple days in a row. When he lectures, it is very brief and almost non helpful. He tells us upfront that he doesn't like to fail people so if we come to class we will pass.
I do not like to receive passing grades for something I do not deserve as it is a waste of money and time. For example, I barely passed AC theory last semester, I barely passed as did everyone in the class due to the fact the teacher did not want to fail anyone, and basically handed out grades. I went from a 49% to a passing grade in just one week. It was almost impossible to do any of the labs in class when the teacher has no idea what the hell hes doing and we end up figuring it out by ourselves. The work study in that class knows 10 times more than the teacher himself.
I have seen many teachers quit or just not come to class one day and we have a new teacher all of a sudden. I am going to try and contact one of my teachers who quit who in my opinion was the best one I have had so far. He got mad over some ordeal and left one day. The teachers are non helpful. When confronted with a problem, I am given a cd on AC theory and told that if i read that I will know everything I will need to know. I am currently in my fourth quarter and I am seriously afraid to continue on if I am going to teach myself. I could do that and just get small certifications or something. I am going to start writing things down that happen and get written witnesses at the school and everything the teachers say.
All I am trying to say is that I have had a bad feeling about this place and your comments have opened my eyes a little. I do not know whether or not I will continue to enroll here after this quarter. My father cosigned part of my loan and I am afraid that if I decide to disenroll he will be irate mad and accuse me of being a degenerate basically. Please share any information that may be of use. I will do the same.
Thanks for your time!