Bruce Conforth at University of Michigan

Bruce Conforth

Bruce Conforth
  • 4.9Overall Quality
  • 4.9Helpfulness
  • 4.9Clarity
  • 3.0Easiness

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Class
Rating
Comment
7/2/14

AC337

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedA-

I loved this class and couldn't bear the idea of ever missing it. I had NO knowledge of the subject matter beforehand, I just wanted to take a class with Bruce before I graduated. I'm SO glad I did and now I have a tremendous appreciation for the music we studied. Bruce is BEST!

7/2/14

AC208

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

There just isn't enough that can be said about how great this class was. I know most people on here say that, but it's true! Bruce is the MOST passionate and knowledgeable professor that's possible. He isn't as easy you you might think either, but he really makes you THINK about culture and America is new and unique ways. He's fabulous!

5/18/14

AC337

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedB+

In my four years at UM Bruce easily passes as my favorite professor. He defines passion. The excitement and dedication he shows toward the material is infectious to his students. You can't help but be enthralled by him and the topic. HE IS AMAZING!

4/30/14

AC337

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

It's easy to tell how much Dr. Conforth loves teaching, and because of that he's really inspiring. This was a very, very good course. Quite frankly, he is a living legend among faculty at Michigan!

4/30/14

AC208

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

In this class you could tell that with each lecture Bruce not only had a deep knowledge of the material, but a real passion for the subject, and that he was really invested in each and every student as well. He's clearly the most passionate professor at the University!

4/29/14

AC208

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Unbelievable semester with the most unbelievable prof. I'm in awe of this man's life and expetriences and how much he brings to the classroom!

4/29/14

AC337

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Great class, great prof, really knows his stuff, very entertaining and highly informative. Take any of his classes and you won't regret it! They'll change the way you think about eduication and life.

4/29/14

AC208

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

I totally disagree about the books thing. The books that were assigned for this class were really fascinating and if you didn't read them you missed out on something. The book about hipness in American was really great! and Bruce did post another whole book on Ctools that's out of print that was excellent! Awesome class.

4/29/14

AC208

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

He's a harder grader than you'd think, but he's fair. You have to know the material to get a good grade the midterm and final. But moreover he's the most interesting and informative professor at UM. If you want to REALLY learn something, and about life, take any of his classes. I've had three now and they were great!

4/29/14

Amcult 208

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

There are 2 exams and 3 quizzes. The quizzes are on the weekend and are taken on Ctools. If you are unable to take the quiz he opens it another time. He had a ton of office hours. The exams are essay style. You get 4 questions and write about them for about a paragraph or 2. Don't buy the books; I never used mine. As everyone has said, he is great.

4/24/14

AC208

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Unquestionably the finest class by the finest instructor at the whole university. What can I say that hasn't been said before? Dr. Conforth is simply a remarkable, compassionate, caring, knowledgable, incredible professor. Hail to Dr. Bruce Conforth! Give him another Golden Apple!

4/24/14

AC208

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Bruce is just the most awesome teacher. He has so much going on that other professors can't even come close to. If you never take a class with him you really weren't at UM!

4/24/14

AC208

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

This class was amazing, inspiring, controversial, intriguing, educational, informative, stimulating, and most of all really fun. Bruce is the best lecturer in the world!

4/23/14

AMCULT 337

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Bruce is simply the best, one of the greatest lecturers at UM. Taking another class of his next semester. Everyone needs to take a class with Bruce during their undergrad career. And don't miss the last lecture! So touching and enlightening. I recommend his classes to all of my friends.

4/22/14

AMCULT 208

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Simply incredible. The best professor you will take at the University. Truly loves and cares about his students.

4/22/14

AC407

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

This was a seminar and run like a real discussion give and take of ideas. It was really stimulating and Bruce's first-hand knowledge of the artists and the folk scene really made the class vibrant and alive!

4/22/14

AmCult208

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

The most important thing abouit Bruce's classes are that in addition to proividing you with real scholarship on the topic and real world experience is how he also manages to teach you about life. Almost no professors do this and yet it's probably the most important thing you can ever get out of a class. Thank you Bruce!

4/22/14

AmCult337

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Really excellent class. Conforth has the real deal world experience with the blues and so learning from him is really learning from an expert. There was no way I could have learned from a more knowledgeable person. This class was great!

4/21/14

AC337

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Great to hear so much amazing music and learn so much about a stule and culture I just didn't know about before. This class is so worth taking! The history and culture of the blues as tauight by someone who knows so much and is such a great musician is really inspiring.

4/21/14

AC208

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Really insightful. Very motivating. Highly entertaining but not a push over class at all. You really learn a lot!

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