Recent reports indicate that that one teacher, you know, that one that is really famous, is not a very good teacher. These reports come hot on the trail of accusations that he just rambles a lot and doesn’t lay things out in an orderly fashion.
Students taking the class were surprised. “Berkeley is really famous for this subject, and this Professor did so much incredible work. It’s kind of a mystery how difficult it is to get him to just answer your question without using knowledge only a dedicated grad student would know.”
The Board of Directors for the department say they have no plan to lighten the professor’s teaching load and will simply push the problem onto next year’s freshmen. When reached for comment, the professor shrugged his shoulders and explained that you should look it up in a textbook even though he didn’t bother recommending one for the class.