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Christine Jourdan
Professor in the Anthropology department
at Concordia University, Montreal, QC
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Overall Quality
3.2
Average Grade
N/A
Hotness
Helpfulness
3.1
Clarity
3.2
Easiness
2.2
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53 Student Ratings
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12/21/2014
average
3 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
2 Easiness
Anth 202 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: Not sure yet
"Tests are tough" "Get ready to read" "Would take again"

This is honestly the worst online class I have taken at Concordia. The final was an absolute disaster. I can't believe we had a full assignment on the final, 50 MC and TF and short answers. This course is not well-organized it's basically a hot mess. I wrote my exam on Dec 4th and I am still waiting for my grade. Ridiculous, I regret taking this.

12/02/2014
average
3 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
1 Easiness
202 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A
"Get ready to read" "Tests are tough" "Tough Grader"

AVOID. TOUGH grader + a lot of work for an elective.. worked harder for this class than my program ones + impossible to get over 80% and I am an honour student third year. Quizzes ask for specific information that are impossible to remember on the spot. the final is RIDICULOUS, essay question, read article + answer 6 short answer questions, 50 MC!

12/01/2014
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
ANTH 202 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A
"Get ready to read" "Tough Grader" "Papers? More like novels"

Unless you have a photographic memory, I wouldn't suggest taking this course. Unbelievable amount of memorization required and her feedback is in no way helpful. Tough grader when is comes to Discussion Board questions and assignments. Way too much work for an intro! Lots of reading, videos, slides and unorganized review sheets. AVOID AT ALL COST!

04/23/2014
average
3 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
1 Easiness
anth 202 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

DO NOT TAKE unless you want to memorize everything!! no exaggeration. my biggest regret taking this course. way too much work for an intro class. the final is essentially memorizing everything for your 50 mc and 50 t/f. on top of your essay questions. AVOID

03/20/2014
average
4 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
2 Easiness
ANTH202 Taken for Credit:No Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

This class has been the worst class that I've taken at concordia so far. I honestly do not recommend this class to anyone. She expects students to memorize the textbook word for word for exams. Also it is WAY WAY WAY TOO much work for an introductory class.

01/07/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
4 Easiness
ANTH 202 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Really great class, just make sure to do all the readings! I attended every class and took great notes but for exams don't forget to review the readings. Also, go to her office hours! She is super helpful in explaining anything you need help with.

12/12/2013
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
2 Easiness
anth 202 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

The teacher is not good for teaching at all.When I took this class I had the worst TA (Sara)in the department. You don't know what this class needs. Don't take this class with Jourdan.

12/03/2013
average
3 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
3 Easiness
ANTH202 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

I took this course online and it was interesting. However, when it came to quizzes/final, she expected us to memorize practically the whole textbook. She was very unclear when it came to the weekly discussion board and assignment (lack of information given). For an introduction class it is a lot of work!

11/25/2013
good
3 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
ANTH202 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Very nice lady. She obviously know her subject really well but there is way too much information to memorize for an introduction class. Quizzes are easy but group discussions not always related to what is learned.

11/25/2013
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
ANTH 202 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

HORRIBLE QUALITY! Took this class because culture interested me, but the work was horribly dull. Tests are multiple choice and wording is intended to trip you up. You get ZERO chance to use or apply anything in the course, she wants you to memorize trivial facts. Weekly discussions don't always apply to the topic, just one tiny facet. TERRIBLE!!!

11/20/2013
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
ANTH202 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

DO NOT TAKE ANTH 202! It's so much work and the quiz/exam review sheets are unorganized and unclear. She doesn't specify what she wants and for an intro class, you basically have to memorize the entire textbook word for word if you want a good mark. AVOID THIS CLASS!

10/10/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
ANTH 212 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

One of the best profs by fat the Concordia, she is great! Take all her classes if you can! If you are attentive and interested you are sure to get an A and learn a lot of interesting things.

06/26/2013
average
2 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
3 Easiness
ANTH 202 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Interesting class, but exams and final exam questions are about very specific facts that aren't important to the class. Final is brutal even if you study for 2 full weeks (5 hrs a day)like I did. Good luck if you take this class.

06/10/2013
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
ANTH 202 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

I loved this class. Her study notes are clear and easy to understand. Her weekly discussion force you to re-read and understand material. Exam questions are the practice questions (hint). This course made me switch into anthropology from biology :)

06/10/2013
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
ANTH2021 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

Iam taking ANTH202 online. This class is non-sensical, way too hard for an intro class and doest not rely on learning but on the memorization of random facts scattered around in the lessons and textbook. They will not give back your exam copy because they have a question pool and dont want to create new questions every semester.Worst class at Conc.

05/07/2013
average
2 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
2 Easiness
ANTH202 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

This teacher really is horrible. She asks for things that are not even in the book but rather in her own personal "video intervies" all in all horrible class really hated it. Way harder then it should be.

01/10/2013
average
4 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
2 Easiness
Anth202 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

I took the online class. Was interesting but didn't like having to respond to the discussion board questions, and even though I got a decent mark the quizzes asked tough questions that you wouldn't even think of studying and were almost impossible to find, even while doing ctrl F with the keyboard. Wouldn't recommend it but it wasn't horrible.

12/12/2012
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
anthr201 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

I used to like anthropology before her class. The material is easy but she tries to make the exams hard by asking us specific obscure questions that have nothing to do with class material. Heres a top gear top tip, if anthro is not your major drop this class the teacher is careless and irresponsible, its too much of a haste for nothing.

12/11/2012
average
2 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
4 Easiness
Ath202 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

DO NOT TAKE THIS CLASS ONLINE. WAY TOO MUCH WORK FOR A 202 LEVEL. The Final Exam Is Brutal and The Weekly Discussion Board Is A Stupid Concept And Time Consuming!!!

05/28/2012
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
2 Easiness
ANTH202 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Don't ever take ANTH202 online!!! The worst class ever!!!!!!!

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