This course has really helped to fill out my piecemeal understanding of the development of rock music. The pace and content of learning has been well considered and Prof Covach is to be congratulated.
Provided insight into what I was listening to as a pre-teen. I didn't have the exposure to some of the older roots or the an understanding of the business forces that shaped the music I had access to.
By Marcelo F•
Until what I have seen today it is a great course. However it is in many ways "too american". It should be rebranded History of American Rock. Despite that, it is very informative and have quite a good insights of what has been happening in America at the time and how Americans perceived themselves their culture and the British Invasion. Congrats. To this extend I am loving it!.
By Angelina W•
Excellent general course about the history of Rock in the Western World. Lots of names of musicians, companies, and music make the course seem to revolve around memorization. Even so, the professor does describe the historical element in logical chains of events and biographies.
The quizzes could have been offered every week. There's no need to clump the quiz material.
By Sam A•
Really enjoying this course (nearly done).
The subject is perfect for my age (about 50) as I grew on much of this music and play guitar.
Wish there was a way to incorporate the music.
I am pausing, going to youtube and back constantly but it is worth it.
By Albert M V•
It was a great course. I love the professor's explanations and it was quite well organized. It would be good to have a document with all the links to songs and albums on Youtube or whatever, so you don't have to manually search for each track.
By Robin A•
this course i great if you want to increase your knowledge about rock music,it has helped me a lot to understand different genres of music and how it came into picture of music.
very helpful course with lots of examples to understand perfectly
By Dennis G•
Enjoyed class. Got a little weary of watching videos toward the end. Definitely will consider future classes. More time on The Beatles and Rolling Stones would make the course more interesting.
By Robert J P•
While I enjoyed the course it does appear a bit dated in its delivery .Links to interviews' and performances would be easy to do and would enhance the experience for the learner.
By Rodolfo F L•
Could be improved using musical videos or complementary material. Is a little be boring just listening to lectures. :(
By EDGARDO A M R•
Muy buen curso, pero faltan mas imágenes y videos de bandas a las cuales hacen referencia. Pero, aprendí bastante.
By Zachary B•
Instructor is very articulate. The layouts for all of the lessons are very simple and easy to maneuver.
By Yana N•
Thank you for the course. It's really interesting! I enjoy it so much, especially the quizzes :)
By Garnet M•
Very well produced and great visuals. Sessions were just the right length and not dragged out.
By Mark L•
Good course, but I was disappointed that clips of some of the music weren't played.
By Juanjo R C•
lástima que no esté en castellano 100%. Me ha parecido muy útil. Muchas gracias
By Dave E•
Buen curso! Muchos datos importantes sintetizados y bien explicados.
By Mark S•
Well done. Lot of material covered. I enjoyed it.
By Garry K•
A lot of great info and it was easy to understand.
Engaging and an overall very informative course.
By Raymond D•
Great course! Well presented. Very informative.
By Adam L•
Good overview of the birth of Rock
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By Aimi I•
better than my other courses
By Cathy B•
Undoubtedly, the instructor has a mountain of musical knowledge and is eager to share it all. Problematic for me was the free-association-style of lecturing that seemed to bounce around and meander. Eventually, I just followed along with the script, gleaning points of interest. It might also have been helpful, at the end of some of the lessons, to have a list of songs to listen to along with what to listen for. I would have preferred much more linear organization and a more formal style of lecturing, though I realize some will definitely lean toward the conversational style of this course, which is fair. I felt it rang a little too Wikipedia-like and suspect the course would benefit from being split into smaller components that had more depth of coverage.