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Anthro 120 was a small class (around 15 students) and enrollment is only possible through PTE numbers for his class. There are no in class midterms of finals for this class and you're grade boils down to participation/attendance, a final paper, a take-home final, and leading a few discussions throughout the quarter. Every class session is pretty much the same, with Professor Manson assigning one reading for the day and the class then submits 1 question about the reading to the professor, which he then compiles and sends to the students who will be leading the discussion on the day that the reading is to be discussed. Basically, you need to have the reading done 3 days before the actual day you discuss the reading in class. The take home paper and take home final are not bad at all, just make sure you read throughout the quarter. Professor Manson really wants students to give their opinion and perspective and is very engaging. By no means does he lecture or ramble nor does he belittle you in any way. I took this as a Bio elective and you do learn a lot about human behavior, primates, and evolution. Not a heavy workload at all.
I actually really liked Professor Manson. He is smart, approachable, and held interesting sections. The material that he assigns is difficult, but not impossible. For our class, he gave nearly-weekly pop quizzes on the readings which I thought were pretty fair. As long as you participate in discussions and actually pay attention to the material (and I don't know, maybe even learn a few things), you should be fine.
He was an awesome professor. It was a small class so he knew everyone pretty well. He is extremely approachable. The reading were dense, and he knew this, but he did his best in leading the discussions in the class as smoothly as possible. He likes when you participate and give your opinion, in no way does he make you feel bad for stating something that is irrelevant. He encourages student participation as much as possible. Pop-quizes throughout course, but definitely not difficult. One research paper that he allows you to choose your own topic, not difficult at all. Got an A in the class. I recommend taking him!