Joe Kunkel at Minnesota State University

Joe Kunkel

  • 3.3Overall Quality
  • 3.1Helpfulness
  • 3.5Clarity
  • 3.1Easiness

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Rating
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5/9/13

pols 111

Average Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness3

Clarity3

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

lectures bore you to the point of death. workload is easy enough. I only wish I didnt have to show up to class. Learned more from the book in all honesty.

1/17/13

POL414

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity4

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Dr. Kunkel is an excellent professor. While you'll have a lot of reading to do, class discussions are always good and helpful

1/3/13

Elect1

Average Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness2

Clarity4

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

I wish kunkdog would run for the special election to fill terry morrows seat. He's definitely tough enough to do it and I'm sure able and competant enough to run a competitive race. He could even steal a few votes from the republican precincts west of st. Pete if he emphasized his German heritage and conservative demeanor.

4/5/12

POL111

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Dr. Joseph Kunkel is an amazing teacher. Many complain that he is a bit dry, but if you pay attention he is actually quite witty and is obviously passionate about the subject. Pol 111 is the easiest A in the world. Everything is off of the study guide for tests, and he even offers extra credit. Plus he's brilliant.

12/14/11

pol111

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness4

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

This guy offers A LOT of extra credit. Just show up and do all of the work and you should get a good grade. He will suggest that you get the my polisci lab, but I never used it and still got an A.

11/27/11

POL111

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity4

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

Nice guy but lectures are somewhat dry. Attendance isn't mandatory but he does give answers to the quiz if you're there on quiz day. Fairly easy class. Used the text for quizzes and study guides.

4/28/11

POLI111

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

I had to take this class to graduate, and since politics is Martian to me, I was expecting an C+. His notes are posted on D2L, and his homework is to read ahead a chapter. In the end, with his teaching I got a B+. His quizzes and tests are based off his notes.

11/16/09

POLSALL

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

I've taken almost everything Dr. Kunkel teaches, so trust me: Joseph Kunkel III is the man! His lectures are interesting, even when the material is not. His tests are easy: he gives you a study guide that includes 100% of what will be on the test. The outlines he has you do are free points. Any of his classes are an easy A. AND GO TO ITALY WITH HIM

12/9/08

POLS422

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness3

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

He had a hard time keeping up with the material. We spent more time on random discussion than anything. Which is great until you have to scour books looking for things that he never covered. He gives extra credit assignments, which is great. The outlines are tedious. He gives HUGE study guides. Amazing class. A lot of material. Great prof.

12/1/08

POLElec

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

One of the greatest teachers MSU has. He knows politics, and has taught me more than I ever thought I would know about campaigns, and he gave me a chance meet several well known politicians. He is not only a great teacher, but a great person to have in the Mankato community. MSU is lucky to have him as a teacher.

8/28/08

POL312

Average Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness3

Clarity3

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

The courses that he teaches are very fun and have alot of potental information but, i think he tries to cover to much in to little of time. More focus should be spent on certain criteria of the Course

4/15/08

POLS312

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Kunkel is a good professor who knows the subject material extremely well. While the tests may not be easy, they are certainly manageable. If you are having difficulty in the class, just ask Joe for help. He's always been more than willing to answer my questions.

1/21/08

POL111

Average Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness3

Clarity3

Rater Interest1

Grade ReceivedN/A

I'm a good student, I go to class and study hard for tests. I found this class to be very difficult. Your grade is based on 4 tests, which are based some on his notes and a lot on the book. The tests are very hard. Unless you have a high interest in poli sci or are required to take this class like I was, I recommend passing it up.

7/30/07

Pol111

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Agree with poster below me. Classes are easy enough if you show up and pay attention when he changes slides. After all, he does give you the power point slides on paper as well. Great professor, tried to keep things light even around delicate topics.

5/8/07

POLS111

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness4

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Kunkel is a great professor who really knows the subject material, and the class was very interesting. For those who claim it was too difficult, that is just b.s. Come to class, do the worksheets, and you'll be fine.

5/4/07

POLS473

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Joe is AMAZING! If you put any effort in, you cannot help but get an A in his class. Plus, he looks like the monopoly guy!

4/25/07

POLY111

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness2

Clarity5

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

This is supposed to be one of the most basic gov classes. I don't think he knows that. If you have A.D.D. don't take this class because you won't be able to concentrate during his marathon 80 question tests. I don't recommend this class for people who aren't required to take it, unless you like taking electives that feel like level 300 classes.

12/7/06

Poll111

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness4

Clarity5

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

This class in manditory for several majors, even if you have no intrest in the class at all! so i thought with that, this class way way harder than it needed to be. overall Mr. Kunkel is a good teacher, the class just sucks...

6/22/06

pol 111

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

very well done class. I am not interested in politics, he made is very interesting.

5/12/06

POL 111

Average Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness3

Clarity3

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

Not great but not terrible. TA runs study session but does a good job. Notes can be downloaded so you dont always have to show up. Not crazy about the mustach though.

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