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Daniel Conforti
Professor in the Political Science department
at Fullerton College, Fullerton, CA
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178 Student Ratings
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02/28/2015
poor
1 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
1 Easiness
pOSC 100 Taken for Credit: Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

He's not the best teacher I ever had. I don't find him funny sometimes espcially at 7am. He kicks you out of class for being one minute late which is unreasonable. He recommends you to buy his black book that he made (probably gets a profit off that book). He repeats himself and gets off topic. He won't acknowledge the vailidity of ur argument

02/26/2015
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
PoliSci Taken for Credit: Yes Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A
"Hilarious" "Inspirational" "Tests? Not many"

Really good teacher. Knows what he is talking about. Sarcastically cocky and really funny. You need the black book to pass. DONT BE LATE! Listen to his lectures and he will tell you what and what not to write in your notes. He tells you whats on the tests. Would definitely take him again.

12/19/2014
good
4 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
4 Easiness
POSC 100 Taken for Credit: Yes Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A
"Would take again" "Tests? Not many" "Hilarious"

Hilarious teacher! Not much hw, 50pt EC at end of semester really helps if you have low test scores.

12/18/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
Posc 100 Taken for Credit: Yes Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: A
"Hilarious" "Respected by students"

He was one of my favorite teachers at Fullerton college. His lectures are entertaining and funny. He tells you what to put in your noteswhat will be on the test. If you pay attention, show up, and read you will pass. I didn't think I would like gov but he made it interesting. But don't be late!

12/13/2014
average
2 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
3 Easiness
POSC 100 Taken for Credit: Yes Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A
"Lectures are long" "Tough Grader"

Conforti looks like Dr. Phil. Don't take him unless you're actually into political science. He has a black book and its a must have! I usually studied a bit before tests & ended up getting Bs because of his curve. Other than that he is very sarcastic, & not funny at all he always ends up talking about off topic subjects for half the class.

12/12/2014
good
3 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
1 Easiness
POSC100 Taken for Credit: Yes Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: A
"Skip class? You won't pass." "Tough Grader" "Hilarious"

When he says be on time... he means it! There's only 3 exams in the class, 1 extra credit essay and 2 or 3 take home mini assignments. The black book is the most important book because it contains all the materials for the class and he includes 2 study guides inside per exam. This is one of those classes where you can't cram at all.

12/03/2014
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
Posc 100 Taken for Credit: Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A
"Get ready to read" "Amazing lectures" "Skip class? You won't pass."

Conforti is an amazing professor. SUPER funny & very smart. Knows his subject well. You MUST pay attention to lectures and go over notes, because that is about 80% of his tests. Honestly, not a hard class if you keep up with reading and study his notes! Everything he says will be on the test, IS ON THE TEST. Not a boring class at all surprisingly!

11/25/2014
good
3 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
2 Easiness
100f Taken for Credit: Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A
"Skip class? You won't pass." "Tests are tough" "Amazing lectures"

Funny and sarcastic professor. Old school expectations(will not let you in if you're late). Multiple choice tests, but it's A LOT to remember. STUDY is a must. Most if the test is on his lectures. Lectures are anything but boring(surprisingly) because I'm not very interested in poli. Sci.

11/06/2014
good
3 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
POSC100 Taken for Credit: Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A
"Get ready to read" "Respected by students" "Skip class? You won't pass."

Love this class! Look forward to coming at 7AM. Pros: No HW!! Great lectures, loves what he does, learning so much ! Cons: He tends to get off topic a tad too much. Lot's of reading (about 4 hours a week to keep up) but it's pretty interesting. I even enjoy reading the book Man of the House. Take him! Wish he taught other POSC courses!!

10/17/2014
poor
2 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
2 Easiness
POLI SCI Taken for Credit: Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A
"Tests are tough" "Respected by students" "Get ready to read"

ANALOGY A child is hungry. Adult feeds the child a spoon full of food & keeps shoving the food in the child's mouth. The child is so FULL heshe regurgitates. The child is back to hungry. The student wants to learn. The teacher overkills on homework assignments. Student can't retain anything and regurgitates all lessons and learns nothing.

10/15/2014
average
4 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
2 Easiness
POSC 100 Taken for Credit: Yes Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: Not sure yet
"Assignments galore" "Get ready to read" "Tests are tough"

Excellent content. DO NOT do the course ONLINE. Minimal interaction. The amount of homework given is unrealistic. Outlines, factoids, etc. provided to study for the exams "as if" the majority of the material will be on the exam -- not accurate. 10% or less of the material provided will be on the exam questions. Not a class for working adults.

08/19/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
POSC 100 Taken for Credit: N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Mr. Conforti is an excellent professor. I highly recommend his class. You will learn a lot and you will never be bored. If you attend every class and do all the reading and study, you will get an A. Prior to his class I did not like political science, but I very much enjoyed the class. It's a must take. By the way, plan to be on time to his class.

12/16/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
1 Easiness
Polsci Taken for Credit: N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

This professor is hard as hell. He is a good teacher. you have to attend his class in order for you to get a good grade. he writes his test and expects you to know the material. he is educated and knows his stuff well. For those of you thats enrolling for his class I recommend that you have to start a study group because if you dont you will get it

12/10/2013
average
2 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
2 Easiness
POSC 100 Taken for Credit: Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

From the other comments, it seems as if he is a great in-person teacher. However, online his instruction was definitely lacking. He does email out some study guides that are pretty close to the tests, but God forbid you have any QUESTIONS! He refuses to answer any of them. He also threatens that if you email fellow students, you will be dropped.

12/03/2013
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
POSC 100 Taken for Credit: N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: A-

Great teacher, uses his "black book" very much. It has the study guide and all you need to know inside. Very funny teacher

11/28/2013
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
posc 100 Taken for Credit: N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Really easy class I highly recommend. He is very funny and interesting. I never opened the book once he goes off of the blackbook and tells you before what you need to study for tests. He's very clear on what he wants you to do. Take his class

07/19/2013
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
Polsci 100 Taken for Credit: N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

This class is interesting and I am not even a polsci major. He tells funny stories and gets distracted often. No homework just 3 tests pretty easy. Attendance is absolutely mandatory. I would take him again!

07/19/2013
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
POSC 100 Taken for Credit: N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

I loved this class his lectures are very interesting and he has a good sense of humor he is very straight forward on what you need to study but he is not the easiest teacher but if you keep up with the readings and take good notes you should be fine

07/19/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
posc 100f Taken for Credit: N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Dr. Conforti is one of the best Professors I've had a FC. He has a sarcastic, funny sense of humor that kept me awake even though it was an evening class and been in other classes since early that morning. I learned a lot, take him!

07/11/2013
average
3 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
3 Easiness
Pol Sci 100 Taken for Credit: N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

This class was not easy by any means, however, his lectures were incredibly interesting. I took him at 7am and honestly looked forward to going to his class. Make sure to do the extra credit essay at the end of the semester, especially if you have a borderline grade and want to bump it up. Bumped my grade up a whole letter grade.

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