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Gary Brueggemann
Professor in the History department
at Century College, White Bear Lake, MN
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Overall Quality
4.0
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Hotness
Helpfulness
3.9
Clarity
4.1
Easiness
4.0
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21 Student Ratings
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08/13/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
5 Easiness
hist 1035 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Great teacher. Loves MN history, lol. Attend his class because he lectures on slides and if you missed a note, you're basically screwed. 1 take-home midterm & 1 take-home final! 1 pop-up in class quiz! Requires lots of books and reading, but only needs 1 book! "MN 20th Century book. He's fun!

12/31/2013
average
2 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
5 Easiness
HIST 1055 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

This class felt very remedial. Brueggemann cares less in this course for American history than specifically Minnesota's involvement. The class is supposed to be from 1877 to present; it's really Thomas Jefferson to the Cold War. This class consists of mostly lectures, and the "discussion" is just a few worthless comments. Has a hollow enthusiasm.

07/23/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
HIST 1035 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Make sure to be to class everyday!! All he does is lecture, so it is very important to be in class everyday so you won't miss anything. He does a ton of take home tests, which makes the class super easy. There is a ton of info he throws at you, but he repeats himself a lot so it makes it okay. He is a very nice guy!!

05/18/2013
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
History 1035 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

I really enjoyed MN History with this very passionate teacher. Learned tons about MN and plan to do some exploring this summer. You do need to attend and take good notes, as that what the tests are based on. Great teacher!

05/15/2013
good
3 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
Hist 1035 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

He didn't require attendance but if you miss a lecture, it affects your test grades. His lectures are kinda boring but if you take notes, you don't need the books. Overall I though the class was interesting.

10/22/2012
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
HIST1031 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

I really liked this professor. His lectures were a little boring and he repeated himself, but overall I enjoyed the class. He taught as if you had no knowledge of history so it was very nice for me, a beginner. The tests didn't seem to have much relevance to what he lectured on, so I would suggest reading the texts. I got a B in this class.

06/18/2012
good
5 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
5 Easiness
HIST1020 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Amazing professor. Very passionate and understanding. Never used the book. Sometimes goes off on tangents but I he inspired me and reminded me about my love for history. Choose this professor.

05/10/2012
good
3 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
HIST1035 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Brueggeman was a great teacher! Really easy class but You'll need to take lots of notes.. And only buy the Tice book for final exam. I would highly recommend this class for everyone who lives in MN.

01/08/2012
good
3 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
HIST1031 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

boring class, you MUST attend all lectures or you are screwed. you don't even need to read the books at all. only a few tests that are all take home, but still very difficult. i got a B in the class. i recommend you do the extra credit he gives at the beginning of the semester or you will regret doing it like me.. okay class.

12/17/2010
average
2 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
4 Easiness
MNHIS1035 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

Very very passionate about MN History. Filled with knowledge, but has a lonely soul that comes through in his teaching. If you take LOTS of notes, you should be okay. If not, you'll bomb. But a really nice guy with a little mustache.

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