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
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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!

4/21/14

AmCult208

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Great class. Great prof. Learned so much about life and the subject. Bruce is definitely everything he's cracked up to be.

4/20/14

AC407

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

This upper level seminar was an amazing experience. Bruce ran it more like a graduate seminar which meant we had a lot of discussion, and in addition to listening to and discussing a lot of music and its history we also talked a lot about culture in general. This was really fascinating. Bruce has a reputation for being the best there is & he is!

4/14/14

AmCult 407

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

This class was so much more than what the course description made it out to be. Every class we spoke not only about the subject - folk music - but how the issues around it related to every day life and how we can use those things in our own lives. Bruce is a stunning professor. The topics he brings up are really interesting. He's extraordinary!

4/10/14

AmCult 337

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

I didn't have a lot of interest in the subject at first, I just wanted to take a class with Bruce. Wow was it worth it! He's an incredible prof and now I love the blues! Any of his classes are well worth the wait and work!

4/3/14

AC208

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

We should campaign to have Bruce win the Golden Apple every year! He's that good!

4/3/14

AC337

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Terrific class. Terrific professor. I wish he'd play his guitar more in class because he's awesome at it! But best of all is jest hearing him teach. Bruce is great!

3/28/14

AC 208

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

A really really good class. The lectures are incredibly stimulating. The quizzes are pretty tricky. The midterm exam was less so because you got to express more of your opinion. It is really interesting to see how Bruce lectures... it's a whole different experience from any other professor I've ever had... and that's GOOD!!!!

3/28/14

AC208

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Wow! This has been the coolest, AND most informative class I've ever taken at UM! Dr. Conforth is amazing in how he brings this subject to life! I never thought I'd EVER be talking about "subcultural theory" but he just made the whole topic so incredibly interesting. The best there is!

3/27/14

AC208

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Simply a stunning semester. It's no wonder that he won the Golden Apple. This has been a terrific semester. Bruce is engaging, informative, challenging, interesting, funny... everything you'd want in a professor and more. He's simply the best there is.

3/27/14

AmCult208

Accredited

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

This has been the most stimulating and interesting course I've ever taken. We've learned all about the Beats in the 50s and the Hippies in the 60s and Bruce added such amazing context because he knew most of these guys. It's been absolutely remarkable to learn about something this interesting in such a first-hand way. Bruce is awesome!

3/1/14

AMCULT 219

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Entertaining to listen to, but the course has very little structure so it's hard to take anything away from it. The times that he does draw large conclusions, they're really without nuance and mostly uninteresting. That said, he's a great guy.

1/2/14

Amcult 209

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

He's a really great professor. I wish I had paid more attention during lectures! It's an easy A, but make sure you still do the work (really minimal, just studying for like three quizzes. and two exams with review guides) and don't just go in with that mindset!

12/11/13

AC209

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

This was the best class with the best professor at UM. There's really no one who can compare with Bruce. He should win the Golden Apple every year!

12/11/13

AC219

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

FABULOUS. FABULOUS. FABULOUS. Everything students say about him is true. He's totally awesome!

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