Daniele Bolelli at Santa Monica College

Daniele Bolelli

Daniele Bolelli
  • 4.6Overall Quality
  • 4.7Helpfulness
  • 4.5Clarity
  • 3.9Easiness

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Class
Rating
Comment
6/13/14

HIST 12

Average Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness2

Clarity3

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedB

This class had two papers and two tests. The midterm is very tricky. It's multiple choice, but the answers can be hard to figure out, because they are sometimes similar. The final is super easy if you study, and the papers are also very easy.

6/13/14

HIST 41

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedB

Professor Bolleli pushes us hard to learn about Native American History. He awakens an enlightens us with the way he teaches Native American History. I wish the history teachers I had in elementary school, middle school, and high school would teach like dedicated Professor Bolleli!

5/14/14

Hist 53

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness4

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Very sexy Italian accent. sweetest guy ever encourages the whole class to stop him at any time if they need something repeated. really wish i had more time to work on his assignments because they were super interesting!

2/8/14

History 41

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

He is a wonderful teacher he knows his stuff! I attended all the time because of the notes but learning about my heritage was awesome. Take lots of good notes books a must they are on the final and mid term so study study! over all I learned a lot. he is helpful and lectures the whole class not to hard to get a good grade. =]

12/19/13

History 41

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

It was a good class. It was heavy material, but he managed to make the class more interesting than it was depressing. The assignments were time-consuming but not boring at all. I'd recommend him

12/19/13

Hist12

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

Chill guy. Chill is definitely the word to describe him. Has a way of making history come to life. Midterm is by far the trickiest part of the class. With that said the rest of the class is easy if you hold up your end of the deal. Midterm, Final, 2 essays. The final is crazy simple. He gives you the questions beforehand!

11/20/13

HIST 101

Open

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Really great teacher

7/19/13

Hist. 41

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

He is a brilliant lecturer who can make history come alive. Great sense of humor and very helpful. The multiple choice midterm is brutal, but the paper and short answers final are much better. I had lots of fun in his class and I hope to take another soon.

6/13/13

HIST 41

Average Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness3

Clarity2

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Class consists of only three things--a VERY tough midterm, a 6 page paper, and a final. No homework or attendance. His lectures are dry, and only writes a few things on the board. Notes are self-dependent and tough since you have to listen to his thick accent. Be sure to read the book for the final. Overall, would avoid if you could.

6/6/13

Hist53

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

It was a fun class. Has a semi-thick accent but I always understood what he was saying. Straight forward, 2 exams, 1 paper. Attendance not mandatory, but I went anyways because I liked the class. Would recommend to everyone interested in the subject

5/14/13

Hist 53

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Great lectures, nice prof who is very accessible. Not much reading, just notes on lectures and then 2 essay exams (midterm and final). He gives you list of about 25 essay topics to study/memorize, then for exam he will choose approx 10 to assign on day of exam. Only other assignment is a paper answering approx 6 essay questions. Fair grader.

1/14/13

hist101

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Loved this class from day. So far the only teacher who took the time to walk around class and shake everyones hand. Simple class if u show up. He gives out a study guide with every question to the exam. Great guy, chill, and an expert.

11/30/12

HIST2434

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness5

Clarity4

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Awesome, awesome, awesome. He is seriously the Zen master. Very insightful, entertaining & most of all very knowledgeable. I enjoyed showing up to class because I knew everyone was having a good time in there. He cracks jokes, curses & may even show off his martial art skills. Subscribe to his podcasts, show up to class & just LISTEN UP

7/14/12

HIST101

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

BEST TEACHER.

6/20/12

HIST53

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness5

Clarity4

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Showcase of all major world religions including tribal traditions. Prof Bolelli is extremely helpful. Very serene and contemplative class. 1 midterm, 1 paper, 1 final. Study guides provided along with ample in-class study sessions. Very informative & Easy A

5/1/12

His12

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Amazing guy. Lectures and discussions were so laid back.

11/15/11

HIST42

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Amazing. So interesting and I looked forward to every class. Like the reviewer before said, his wife had just passed away the week school started. He's a wonderful person, a great teacher and so interesting. His midterm is a killer but the paper and final he grades easily.

6/2/11

Hist53

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

This professor is amazing. His wife died the first week of class, but he came almost every day and with such great, upbeat spirits. Even though we covered each religion briefly, I came out of the class having learned so much, and it's hard to even tell that we spent such a short time on each religion! If you like history, take this professor!

6/2/11

Hist44

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

He is an extraordinarily amazing professor. One of my favorites at SMC. His lectures are very engaging and he finds a way to make them directly relevant to you. The midterm was multiple choice, and not that difficult. The essay and final were relatively easy. He gives you the exact questions he's going to put on the final, so it's not that bad.

4/26/11

HIST41

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

I admire him so much. On the first week of the semester he wasn't there because his wife had just died. We didn't expect to see him for a long time but he was there the very next week. Despite being obviously shaken up by what happened, he managed to make lecture funny and brilliant. The rest of the semester continued the same way. Wonderful man!

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