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Gene Sessions
Professor in the History department
at Weber State University, Ogden, UT
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Overall Quality
4.3
Average Grade
B
Hotness
Helpfulness
4.3
Clarity
4.4
Easiness
3.2
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142 Student Ratings
Rating Class Comment
11/27/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
HIST1700 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A
"Get ready to read" "Gives good feedback" "Respected by students"

He is a great professor, really funny with a lot of great stories. The class is pretty easy. There is a 12 question quiz about every 2 weeks with readings that go along with them. Then the 100 question final. He set up SI sessions with a tutor to help out before every quiz.

11/21/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
24568 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: A
"Big time extra credit" "Participation matters" "Skip class? You won't pass."

He gives you extra credit for weber wear about every other Friday, it helped out my grade a lot! I suggest going to the SI Sessions, they helped so much with studying for the test. He's pretty straight forward with what will be on the test. If he ever has a word written down, make sure to write it in your notes, and know what it means. Loved class!

11/12/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
Hist 1700 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: A
"Hilarious" "Would take again" "Amazing lectures"

Amazing professor!!! Loved every minute of his class!

11/11/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
HIST1700 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A
"Amazing lectures" "Respected by students" "Inspirational"

My freshman year I had Gene Sessions and his passion for history and learning helped me throughout my college career. Awesome professor

11/09/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
1700 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: Not sure yet
"Amazing lectures" "Respected by students" "Skip class? You won't pass."

Professor Sessions is honestly the best. He lectures and you have to read some articles before the quizzes. He makes the lectures fun and he understands that most people are taking the class because it's a requirement. I would highly recommend him to anyone! Best teacher.

09/15/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
HIST 1700 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: A-

Professor Sessions is the best professor I've had. This class is immensely entertaining. Excellent lectures, very easy to follow. He is entertaining and teaches you the important and big ideas you need to know to succeed in his class. My love for the united states has grown immensely because of him. Highly recommended what a great teacher and man

09/08/2014
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
HIST 1700 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

As long as you do the readings and pay attention in class little other work is needed to do well in the class.

08/28/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
HIST 4070 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: A

Dr. Sessions was the perfect History teacher for me! I love the subject, and he had all kinds of comments and trivia he shared with me. I adored this class, and I'll be taking more classes from him. In fact, I added History as a second major because of Dr. Sessions!

08/08/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
HIST 1700 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Sessions is an amazing professor! Probably the best online class I've taken before. However, it is also very tough in my opinion. There are 9 units and then a final. Each unit there is a 12 question quiz. TO study your read about 30-40 pgs of articles and 3 hours of lectures. Way too much material for 12 questions. Very tough but good teacher

08/04/2014
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
4 Easiness
HIST 1700 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Sessions is an excellent professor! I really enjoyed his lectures, he makes them interesting and his facts are completely accurate. He relates to the students well and is willing to help out any way possible. Attendance isn't a requirement, but you'll want to go because of him. Highly recommend him!

03/28/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
5 Easiness
HIST1700 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

This was the easiest history class at Weber State! Definitely take history with this professor! no book just online articles.

02/04/2014
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
Hist 1700 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

Take this class from him, it's the only history class you will ever enjoy. He's really an amazing professor. So much fun in class, just don't miss the lectures and take notes. Be sure to do the reading. Half of his tests are from the reading, but the articles are cool. The book is cheap and there's a lot of online articles. He's amazing.

01/07/2014
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
HIST 1700 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

I never liked history until I took his class. Sessions is an great professor and has a great sense of humor. His classes are entertaining an informative. He also does a great job of remaining unbiased when talking about politics.

12/04/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
HIST 4070 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

A lot of work, but it was totally worth it. I wouldn't recommend it for people who don't have time to do all the reading. Around 40 pages each week plus a lot of writing. I learned a ton from this class!2834496

11/26/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
HIST 1700 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

Not the easiest class I've taken. But he makes up for it on how helpful and clear he is. Print out the study guides at the beginning of each unit. He makes sure he covers all of the lecture portion. HE STARTS EVERY CLASS WITH FARSIDE COMICS!! What could be better?? Wear weber gear on Fridays. You'll get extra credit.

11/05/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
HIST 1700 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

This was not a difficult class, just time consuming. Too much reading. Tests were not too hard at all. Took online and got an A and I am not one that you could consider smart by any means. Did some of the extra credit to get my A, other wise I would have gotten a B+. The teacher is great!

10/17/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
HIST 1700 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Love Dr. Sessions! He is easy to listen to, keeps the class interesting, very knowledgeable and has a good sense of humor. He also gives great feedback and has clear expectations. Take his class!

10/17/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
history 1700 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Dr Sessions is an excellent teacher. He puts alot into his courses and expects students to do the same. He makes history interesting. I wish all professors, instructors and teachers were like him.

08/27/2013
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
HIST 1700 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Really great teacher. He really knows a lot about the topic he teaches. I took this class online which requires a lot of work. You watch weekly 2 hour video lectures and have to read several articles. There are short quizzes for each section that you should be prepared for. I would love to take another class from this professor!

04/27/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
HIST 1700 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Wonderful teacher. He is very clear on what is expected, he will explicitly tell you a lot of what is on each quiz, and he will entertain you in a history class, to boot!

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