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Jason Ladd
Professor in the Music department
at Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
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Overall Quality
2.8
Average Grade
A+
Hotness
Helpfulness
2.7
Clarity
2.9
Easiness
4.0
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7 Student Ratings
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08/29/2013
good
3 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
5 Easiness
MUSI1020 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: A+

Took this class over summer online. Wow was it easy but since it was online it was "discussion based" and WOW was there A LOT to write. Discussions, discussion responses, 2 "listening logs" that involved analyzing 10ish pieces, and activities. Every week was probably 8-12 pages of VERY EASY writing, just time consuming. EXTREMELY EASY

03/24/2013
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
3 Easiness
MUSIC 1300 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Prof. Ladd is perhaps the worst Orchestra conductor I have ever had. Join symphony just because it's fun and the musicians are just amazing, but the director is completely incompetent and he is the most conceited person I have ever met. Definitely avoid if possible.

11/05/2012
poor
2 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
2 Easiness
MUSI2500 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

He's very entertaining but as a teacher he isn't that great. He gives a lot of homework, weekly pop quizes which he doesn't really explain ahead of time and a midterm/final. He tries really hard but is bad at explaining the material. Overall not that great but the only MUSI2500 teacher so....

03/05/2012
average
2 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
5 Easiness
Music1300 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Orchestra Director - Dr. Ladd is very funny and interesting but is more familiar with Band music than Orchestra. Highly recommend doing Symphony but he needs to work on String Pedagogy more. Since he's a tuba player, Dr. Ladd is more knowledgeable with brass as apposed to strings; even though a symphony is primarilly strings. overall, good teacher

11/14/2011
poor
2 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
3 Easiness
musMUSI Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Ladd knows pretty much everything there is to know about theory,but he is prob one of the worst profs I've had at Marquette. I think he believes that his class is the only class, even though he gives you a week to turn in HW the HW takes about an hour or more a night.I had to re-teach everything on my own. This prof should not be allowed to teach

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