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Kevin Smant
Professor in the History department
at Tarrant County College (all), Fort Worth, TX
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Overall Quality
4.2
Average Grade
B
Hotness
Helpfulness
4.2
Clarity
4.1
Easiness
4.0
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09/15/2014
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
hist 1301 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Asks tricky questions that are not on review and are hard to find in book. Even if you read your textbook and study. Ridiculous. Barely any time on tests.

08/23/2014
poor
2 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
2 Easiness
Hist 1301 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Dr. Smant is a very hard grader. He gives reviews for quiz and tests but they don't help much. You have to read every word of the text book and have an excellent memory because he LOVES trick questions. Don't take this class durring summer sessions, makes it even harder.

08/18/2014
poor
2 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
HIST 1301 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

VERY time consuming with 7 hours of video, textbook reading, and long reviews There were 4 quizzes, 4 tests, 2 essays, and the grading system is horrible. The quizzes and tests are shortly timed with the most random and tricky multiple choice questions ever. Unless you have a photographic memory - DO NOT take this online class!

07/03/2014
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
History 1301 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Awesome professor !

07/01/2014
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
4 Easiness
HIST-1301-16510 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: A

Not a big fan of history but you will learn it if you want a good grade. Must read the book. Very friendly, good sense of humor, and is a good teacher. Very little actual work but you WILL learn! Gives you lots of test and quiz prep. You can NOT expect any help from Google here my friends....

06/26/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
Hist 1301 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: A

Absolutely loved Dr. S! Gave reviews for quizzes and tests. Very helpful and answers email quickly. Highly recommend taking his class!

12/23/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
HIST 1302 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

This was my second course with Dr. Smant and both times I enjoyed his class. He loves history and you can't help but like it also. He uses videos and music to keep your interest. Believe me it worked on a Friday evening. I highly recommend Dr. Smant.

12/12/2013
average
3 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
4 Easiness
HIST1305 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Funny professor and interesting class. I had him for Friday classes which were 3 hrs long, but he kept the class interesting with videos and music. All tests were ONLINE, but that does not mean they were easy! Don't think you can just google the answers and get an A. You have to use all your resources. Assignments online. Timed final. Good class!

12/11/2013
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
4 Easiness
HIST 1301 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Took Online Class. He loves History and it shows. He has a good sense of humor. Uses Videos & Music in his lecture reviews. gives opportunity for 9 extra credit pts each test. Learned a lot. Need to read Text, watch videos and study the reviews. If you prioritize, you will make a good grade and learn some History! Recommend him for Hist 1301

10/21/2013
poor
2 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
2 Easiness
HIST1301 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

Read the book or fail. Tests were all take home except the final, but you have to think critically about the answers. Not straight-forward at all! Overall good teacher, YOU WILL LEARN HISTORY if you want a good grade.

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