David Snable at Ryerson University

David Snable

  • 3.5Overall Quality
  • 3.5Helpfulness
  • 3.6Clarity
  • 3.3Easiness

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Class
Rating
Comment
12/2/13

MUS 101

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

One of my favourite professors and I've had many! Everything you need to know for the tests is written on the board when you come to class. The subject itself isn't extremely stimulating however his quirky sarcastic comments made me want to come to class even at 8 am. He's hilarious as long as you don't have a dry sense of humour and get sarcasm.

11/28/13

MUS 101

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

He's a fairly good professor. The test are straight forward if you study the material. However, he's an extremely hard marker for the essay. The mark you receive does not reflect your knowledge of the class materal what so ever. If he doesn't like your topic, he'll grade you unfairly.

11/25/13

MUS101

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness3

Clarity5

Rater Interest1

Grade ReceivedN/A

Not the most interesting prof but everything he talks about in class is what you get on the test. He tells you exactly what to study and you don't need the textbook, just his notes. Good course to take if you have a busy semester as mostly everything is just memorizing. Best of all, no FINAL EXAM, just two tests and an essay.

11/6/13

MUS 101

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness4

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

David is a very knowledgable about music; he knows his stuff. I adore his sassy little comments about 95% of the course content. Essay was a bit difficult and so were the tests, but overall I really enjoyed him. If you're interested in the course, you'll do great

9/3/13

MUS505

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness4

Clarity3

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Helpful prof, as he posts notes and all course texts online (no textbook). But lectures were often dry and not engaging because of his delivery although material was somewhat interesting (pop music). Quizzes are often really detailed; a lot of memorization.

8/12/13

CMUS201

Average Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness3

Clarity3

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

loved the class! i love classical music therefore this class was really interesting for me. he writes really messy, mumbles a lot but other than that good prof. midterm was piece of cake & same with final. essay a bit hard, but overall enjoyed the class.

5/2/13

CMUS 201

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness4

Clarity4

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

He's an amusing and reasonable professor. His tests were very easy and straightforward, no textbook was required. In my opinion, he's certainly not as tough as most people make him out to be when it comes to essay-marking. If you are interested in music history or have prior knowledge, expect an easy A+.

4/25/13

MUS201

Average Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness2

Clarity3

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Not an easy marker for essays, you have to attend every class and really pay attention or you will be lost. It's hard to want to stay in his lectures because he can be extremely boring but if you put in some effort you'll get a decent grade. Didn't use the textbook at all for this class, he told us not to buy it.

6/23/10

CMUS505

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness4

Clarity3

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Mumbled speech. He tried to cram a 4 month term into 5 weeks - didnt work out well. Had to research on my own to do well. Proofread your essays!! no apostrophes in years ie. "1960s" Nice guy - no class discussions, straight up memorization. Easy tests.

3/28/10

Mus505

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest1

Grade ReceivedN/A

great prof

2/5/10

mus100

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

Best prof ever!

2/5/10

mus505

Good Quality

Easiness3

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest2

Grade ReceivedN/A

The best prof ever!

8/25/09

MUS101

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest3

Grade ReceivedN/A

Easy exams. Require mostly memorization. Just study the notes. Hardly any readings. Marks hard on essay.

5/28/09

cmus101

Poor Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness1

Clarity1

Rater Interest1

Grade ReceivedN/A

boring and useless class.hard tests and a hard marker as well.

6/15/08

MUS101

Good Quality

Easiness1

Helpfulness4

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

Tough but fair professor. Serious with his teaching. Tough on essay markings. But very responsible for his own teaching. He is good in his course knowledge. Very witty, esp. some of his dark jokes. Very helpful but firm. Enjoyed his course very much, and will take his course again.

11/15/07

MUS201

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness4

Clarity3

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Funny guy, loved his little jokes on the side of history. Hard marker on essays for sure...vague too. But gave a flexible date for students to hand it in. Tests were easy. Generally an A grade course. But I'd say it was sometimes hard to stay awake in his class. He is sometimes hard to understand with his lisp writing on the board was a bit messy.

4/22/07

MUS101

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness4

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

Took MUS101/201 with him. Def. the best prof choice for this course. Gives excellent summary before tests. Pretty easy marker on essay. Gave extra time for essay in both 101 and 201. Didn't use the textbook at all. Can get the textbook CDs in the library.

12/25/06

Music101

Good Quality

Easiness5

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

This prof is simply great. He treats all his students with equal respect. His teaching style is simple, he writes the notes on the board and explain them to you. His hand writing could have been better though. Everything on the exam comes out of the notes so study every single definition. He is a good marker on exams and essays (a lil hard). A++.

2/13/06

music

Good Quality

Easiness2

Helpfulness4

Clarity5

Rater Interest4

Grade ReceivedN/A

This was a pretty good class. Everything on the tests was written on the board and explained. Was willing to help students find material for their research and even lent them some of his personal collection for them to use. Show up, take good notes and study and you'll do fine. Is tough on essays so use the spell/grammar check and write clearly

3/26/05

music

Good Quality

Easiness4

Helpfulness5

Clarity5

Rater Interest5

Grade ReceivedN/A

I did extremely well in his class. If you show up, take notes and study them before the test, you should be fine. If you don't come to class, then you'll probably not do well at all. Don't know what people are complaining about, his classes were great (and this was my first university course!)

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