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John Seyller
Professor in the Art History department
at University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
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Overall Quality
2.6
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Hotness
Helpfulness
2.5
Clarity
2.8
Easiness
1.7
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38 Student Ratings
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04/19/2014
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
3 Easiness
Asian Art Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Having received straight A's in all of my courses (and as an Art History Major), I can attest that it is his absolute horrible manner of teaching and not the lack of effort that you put into your classes with him that allow grades to suffer. Truly closed minded and egotistical. No doubt he is knowledgeable, but is not versed in the art of teaching

12/14/2013
poor
1 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
2 Easiness
ART008 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

Super rude, very closed minded. Makes this course harder than intro level.

11/05/2013
good
4 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
4 Easiness
ARTH 008 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

I really like his teaching style. He uses the text as a framework for lectures, but don't expect the material is the same. Exams are very easy, curve is generous. If you read the text and take thorough notes in class, you won't even need to study except right before exams. He's open to questions and good about talking outside of class. Good overall

05/03/2013
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
ARTH196-282 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Seyller is a difficult but extremely passionate professor. If you are extremely interested in art history and have already taken the survey courses then his class will be a challenge but interesting, and you will always remember the material.

04/11/2012
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
1 Easiness
ARTH008 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Yeah, this class is hard, but there hasn't been a single moment when I haven't been totally interested in what he was saying. Very eloquent, genius, and he'll LOVE you if you listen. If you want a prof who'll walk you through every fact with a ppt, this isn't for you. But I've learned a ton about asian art and philosophy in just one semester.

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