Fall 2010 Distance Education Survey (Student Comments)

Question 22: What did you like about the online portion of this course?

  • made it easier to work at my own pace
  • convenience
  • Assignments could be done at different times
  • It was very flexible.
  • that it was online
  • nothing
  • it was convenient
  • Helped my final grade.
  • Convenient
  • That it was easy to log-in and complete on my own.
  • The online portion of this course saved time and money, because of the distance I live from West Georgia. The extra time that is not spent in the car, helps to open more time for my studies.
  • It allowed me more time to work on other classes, and I could work ahead in the class.
  • I could learn the material on my own time.
  • Not having to attend actual class for the day.
  • convenience
  • The ability to study and work towards my certificate from home while working full time during the day.
  • The flexibility it offered. I have taken this course before and did not grasp the material in the time we were in the classroom. I had to go home and learn the information at a slower pace to insure that I understood it.Having it online allowed me to do that and as a result my grade has tremendously improved.
  • That you were able to do things on your time, the flexibility.
  • na
  • Time management.
  • Being able to study from home.  Quizzes online.
  • I liked flexibility online offered. I work full time and I have two classes besides this one that are on campus
  • Helps with time management; ability to work on assignments any time day or night
  • The flexibility to work, study and complete assignments.
  • I have taken on-line courses through out the years and every year they always improve. I like that it allows me to do things on my schedule.
  • The ability to access the learning modules at anytime, day or night.
  • Not go to class, work at home
  • I do not have to driving back and forth to the campus.
  • I enjoyed the ability to work on this class on my own schedule.
  • I liked that I did not have to miss work to attend courses.
  • Convenient, easy to use, works well for me since I work fulltime.
  • flexible hours
  • I could do it in my own time
  • flexibility of hearing lectures online
  • I enjoyed the flexibility of it being online and how I could replay videos.
  • That I didn't have to drive 45 minutes to class and then have to drive around for another 30 minutes to find a parking spot and be late to class because there it ABSOLUTELY no parking at west GA
  • The ability to work on assignments any time day or night. Not having to go to class, difficult when working 40hrs weekly
  • The convenience it offered as I am employed full time and a mother of two.
  • That I could do it at my own pace.
  • The online portion was very organized and easy to navigate. The information provided was always relevant to what was being studied. The presentation of the videos was also effective.
  • the flexibilty was quite nice to have
  • I liked the aspect of being able to work at home and by computer. I thought it was helpful in communicating with other students and the professor because access to each other was more available via course den email and such. It was also helpful to have the lectures online with the ability to stop and rewind anything I didn't understand and listen again, where as in a classroom setting this isn't so easy considering all the students are on different levels on understanding. It was also helpful to see the powerpoints on my computer screen versus a projector because I could really study the art and see what exactly I'm looking at.
  • The freedom to complete my assignments on my own time.
  • I was able to make my own schedule and work at my own pace.
  • Luxury that I was able to work at home
  • I liked being able to complete assignments in my own free time.
  • I liked the ability for me to be able to access the class at any time and work on it. I also liked having the entire course calendar easily accessible so that I always knew the due dates.
  • The fact that it made it more convenient to do assignments around my schedule.  Also, it can't get any better being able to wake up in your pajamas and complete class work.
  • It was easy to access instructions and information at my own will.
  • convenient
  • That I had more time to complete exams  and quizzes.
  • I feel more comfortable participating in comparison to face-to-face.
  • Being able to work around my schedule
  • Being able to work from home.
  • I liked having the ability to access the class online from home and on my own time.
  • The ability to listen to the online lectures and take notes at my own speed and listen to lectures again if needed.
  • all of it
  • The accessibility
  • There was no online portion, really. Just CourseDen.
  • I was able to do the work when I wanted to
  • Interactions with classmates.
  • working my own hours
  • The convenience.
  • The time flexibility, and Dr.---- consistent and punctual feedback!
  • Everything for this course was presented clearly.  It was easy to understand what was expected of me.
  • Very well-organized.
  • working at my convenience
  • Being able to complete assingments at night when I typically do my best work.
  • I really enjoyed and benefitted from the Powerpoint part of the course. I feel it was very informative and helpful to my current job and career counseling.
  • The fact that it is online makes it possible to go to school, be a mom, be a wife and have a job.
  • I like the flexibility of attending class when it is convenient for me.
  • It allowed me to work on coursework at times which were convenient for me.  It also made it possible for me to submit assignments without having to drive to campus.
  • I liked the clarity of the assignments and the convenience of completing them at home and submitting my work on-line.
  • the discussion boards and having the opportunity to interact with my fellow classmates on a time frame that worked with my family and work life.
  • I really enjoyed the class discussions and all the projects.
  • The online course was beneficial because it gave me time to complete the course work as opposed to commuting to campus and sitting in class.  I could seek advice from my professor and immediately implement her answers to my questions regarding my work when having an on-line class.
  • The chat sessions on Course den. Wanted to use Wimba but couldn't get it to work.
  • Convenience
  • Being able to complete my assignments in my own time.
  • I can work at my own pace
  • Freedom
  • Everything
  • Being able to complete assignments at your leisure, regardless of the time of day or night.
  • I enjoyed it. Having all the assignments available so I could do them whenever I wanted.
  • That you were able to turn in online work late. Sometimes a student will get caught up with other classes and put this class off a little longer. It is good to know they are not punished for it
  • I was able to go at my own pace.
  • Flexibility and availability of the lessons and assignments.
  • Computer applications class required learning online, provided much information, and hands-on application--I had to learn to navigate online to be able to learn course material.
  • The independence it afforded me in my learning experience
  • I could work at my own pace
  • Virtual Free Will
  • I liked everything about this online class. I found it extremely convenient and my professor was great!
  • The amount of time we had to turn in assignments.   That we received grades in a reasonable amount of time.
  • I like how my teacher responded back to the questions I had in a timely matter.
  • It allowed me to do this work at my own pace.  With taking Accounting, Economics, and Business Law as well this semester, taking this class online really opened up free time to do extra studying in my other classes.
  • That is was convenient to complete and the material was useful in the real world job market.
  • I could work at my own pace.
  • I didn't have to go to class. I just did it at home.
  • convenience. i work two jobs so it was nice to be able to access whenever i wanted.
  • accessibility
  • Can do all work from home.
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  • great way to learn the material.
  • It was online.
  • It was very interesting. I learned alot.
  • n/A
  • I could learn the material on my own time and work ahead.
  • You could do your work at you leisure
  • i could do it when I wanted.
  • It was fun and easy
  • I have never taken an online class before, so I was a little apprehensive, but the instructor was amazing and thoroughly helpful.  Thanks Dr. ----!
  • I just like that I can access course material and discussion boards whenever I need to.
  • Doing the work on my own time.
  • I was able to complete assignments when I wanted to.
  • I liked not having to go to school for class.
  • Being able to work from and work on my own time.
  • Instructions were easy to follow on the assignments.
  • How easy it was to follow with the directions.
  • It was easy.
  • It's simple and easy.
  • everything
  • I enjoy being able to work from home, and being able to complete it at my own pace, when I have the time and opportunity to complete the work.
  • Nothing.
  • that i could do it on my own time
  • I am a commuter student so I really enjoyed how easy and flexible the class was. It taught be responsibility and accountability/
  • work at your own pace
  • It was very convenient since I live so far away from campus.
  • it was good
  • I like that you could finish it whenever you wanted to.
  • I enjoyed that I was able to do the work at my own pace and on my own time.
  • I liked that we had plenty of time to do our assignments.
  • IT WAS FAIRLY EASY TO FIGURE OUT THE ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE CLASS.
  • It was easy, and on my own time
  • Was easy and on my on time
  • Flexiablity.
  • Everything opened up at one time so I could get a lot done at once.
  • I liked that I didn't have to physically go to class.
  • I liked how convient it was to access and do on my own time.
  • It was very detailed!
  • it was convenient to access from my home and work.
  • Easy to use and grades were updated quickly.
  • I liked the convenience of the course.
  • I liked how i could do the work on my own pace.
  • everything, i love this class, and because this class went so well I plan on taking more online classes
  • Everything.
  • The assignments were relatively easy and the instructions were straight-forward.
  • I learned alot about microsoft.
  • That I could manage it on my own time.
  • working on my own time
  • I can do it on my on time.
  • I thought that it was very easy to access and use, and the grading system was easy to access and I particularly liked the speed of returns. I could take a quiz and immediately see the grade posted in the Grades file.
  • Instructer had assignments and course requirements avaialable in an easy to follow course outline. There were no doubts as to what was expected.
  • the flexibility
  • I was able to work at my on pace and everything was available from the beginning of the course.
  • The assignments were informative and creative
  • YOUR GRADES YOU KNEW WHAT YO AIM FOR
  • it was available to us from the beginning of the course
  • It was flexible and fit with my time to do the work when I needed to.  It was very understandable and easy to learn everything that I needed to.  I rarely had any problems.
  • I liked that all of the assignments were available from the beginning of the semester.
  • I enjoyed being able to work at my own pace.
  • I liked how I was able to do it in my own time, and I didn't have to wait for a unit to be over. I could do all my assignments at once if I chose too which was important to me since I have a job and I'm in a sorority and I have 6 other classes, it didn't take up to much of my time so I could focus on this work as well as the other work I had for my other classes.
  • the independent study
  • I could work at my own pace.
  • All of it. It was the most organized class I had all semester! I love that.
  • I could do my work when it was convenient for me.
  • I enjoyed the ability to complete the assignments and assessments on my own time and pace.
  • The fact that I could work at my own pace.
  • The entire content of the course was available the first day of class so  could work at my own pace.
  • It was convenient due to my schedule.
  • The online class was convenient. However, from time to time I found that tech  support could have been more useful. It was hard to explain and resolve problems since there wasn't  face to face interaction. I live an hour away and would have liked more access to my instructor or his assistant.
  • I worked at my own pace.
  • Work at your own pace
  • How informative it was, even though it was online.
  • That I could do it at home.
  • the fact that i could do work on my own time.
  • being able to do the class at my own pace whenever i had the time too
  • That I finished it in the first month & could focus on my five other upper level classes.
  • Not having to be online at a specific time. Right now it is 2:47am and I am online. I could not have done this earlier today. I am 44 yrs old and have 3 kids, a husband and an elderly mother that need me throughout the day. This class is my favorite because of it's flexability. I could do as little or as many lessons as I had time for as long as they were in on time. My grade is higher in this class than my others due to that reason. It fit my schedule instead of me having to fit it.
  • The flexibility of the course.
  • Go at your own pace.
  • i could do when i have time
  • That I did the class at my own pace and with a 2 yr old at home that is a valuble option for me.
  • That I could work on my on past.
  • it was easy
  • I could do it at more convenient times. My schedule is hectic due to work.
  • Time management
  • I liked the fact that all assignments and quizzes were posted the first day of class and I could work at my own pace to complete them.
  • I liked the fact that I could take my quizzes at anytime of the day.  It was very helpful.
  • easy to access, and do the work on my own time
  • I liked how we could take a test twice if we didn't do so good the first time.
  • I did the work on my own time.
  • It was seemingly easy
  • flexibility
  • The instructor's response to email.  I also met bi-weekly with my team in person for peer feedback.
  • It wasnt
  • The flexibility to be able to complete my work when I could.
  • I liked that the work could be completed and sent to the instructor without driving to campus.
  • I like that it gives me the ability to work on my own time.
  • That I did not have to be in class. Alsi, I liked that the homework was due on a Sunday at 11:45.
  • I liked the freedom to do the work when I wanted to. Although there were deadlines I could do it when I had time.
  • I could finish my quizzes before the deadline.
  • I really liked the online quizzes and viewing grades online.
  • The instructor was prepared to teach this class online. The videos, lectures and links were very helpful.
  • I learned so much in this class. It was not thrown on me all at once. She gave us time to learn things and think them out.
  • easy to do while teaching and coaching.
  • It was easy to do the assignments, once they were all explained fully.
  • All the materials I need were avaiable when I needed them & were easy to find. I enjoyed discussing on line versus having to go to campus once a week. The professor kept the communication lines open.
  • It was at my own pace.
  • Convenience
  • I liked that plenty of time was given to complete the assignments.
  • I liked the number of assignments and having a multiple choice final.
  • I am a mother and it is much easier for me to do my school work through an online program than coming to West Ga. twice a week.
  • I didnt have to come
  • I liked not having to be on campus weekly.
  • It makes it much easier for me to get my Masters Degree and continue my full time job.
  • I liked the flexibility when it came to turning in assignments.  I also liked the fact that the class wasn't overwhelming.
  • I enjoyed not having to make time to go to the school after work and I could do the work at my pace.
  • I liked how everything was set at your own pace. Being a classroom teacher, this allowed me to handle things on my time. I really liked that.
  • I liked having discussion boards to address topics pertaining to our learning.
  • Easy to access
  • flexibility to complete on my own time schedule
  • I didn't have to get ready for class & I could do my own thing as well as work at my own pace. Plus I didn't even have to be on campus to do the work, which was great.
  • so much valuable information supplied for us on line, so much support from the professor.
  • Not driving to the classroom and staying in it from 530-8 as well as talking to people online instead of in the classroom.
  • I could do the work on my time.
  • That it was on my own time.
  • Not exactly my flavor.
  • working on my own time is always nice
  • I could do things on my own time
  • ease of completing work, valuable info available, support from teacher
  • I liked that I could do it on my own time and it was flexible for the most part.
  • Nothing.
  • it was easy.
  • What I like about online classes is the ability to do them at my own pace, anytime.
  • I could do my assignments and turn them in on my time, without having to keep up with them until their due date.
  • That I could do my assignments on my own time.
  • The directions were clear and easy to follow. Submitting completed assignments was very easy.
  • It gave me alot of time to do my work and to turn it in on time.
  • Not having to travel everyday to school.
  • the amount of time given
  • I liked being able to complete the work at my own pace.
  • N/A
  • It made me think about things I wouldn't normally have thought about.
  • The teacher was awesome. ANY issues I have and emailed to her she answered within a day. This is rare for UWG teachers. Also, once she worked out what we were supposed to do, it was great. I enjoyed that she made us write about what we were learning versus multiple choice tests.
  • I could complete the assignments when it was convenient for me.
  • time flexibility
  • Convenience
  • NOthing for the most part the course was easy concerning the resources avalaible
  • it was convenient
  • The instructor was very prepared to teach an onlince class. The videos, lectures and links were very helpful.
  • Very manageable from a distance.
  • Being able to hear the lectures when I missed a class. The quizzes are a great learning tool. I also like the online exams.
  • its flexibility
  • I absolutely loved this class, I was very unsure about taking a class dealing with Math online but this was the second easiest online class I had. The instructor made me love finance by making it so easy to learn. He absolutely gave every opportunity available for his students to succeed
  • I could complete the assignments at my own pace.
  • great
  • Not having to drive to campus, especially since the class is very computer-focused.
  • Convenience.
  • Everything
  • The ability to complete assignments at home and submit them online.
  • I loved all of it! I am a senior and already know how to do plenty of the things taught in this class; however, I learned better ways to do the things I already knew how to do.
  • Easy to use and plenty of time
  • I liked that it was open anytime to work on.
  • i could choose when i did my work, i could take my time when doing work to thoroughly find the correct solutions to each thing i do.
  • I liked how we had a lot of time to work on assignments.
  • did work on my time
  • I liked the convience of being able to do the course work when I had time. The reason being is because when taking 4 other courses you dont have very much time and its hard to manage all of it.
  • online, was about to do things on my own time schedule
  • how easy it was to understand
  • I could work on the assignments around my schedule.
  • I could work on my own time.
  • I liked the help me solve button, because it gave me an example on how to solve equations. I also liked the help me solve because some equations were not so easy to do correctly.
  • It helped me complete my other work while going back to review the material as well as give my practice before major tests.
  • It allowed me to do things on my own time, and ,made my schedule more flexible, which was helpful when picking my other classes, and helped me be more available at my work.
  • I liked the fact that you can set an appointment with the professor and he walk you through things that were not clear ... he was very accessible
  • I liked that the homework showed us how to work the problems and that it was such a large percentage of our grade.
  • I liked that we were able to use examples to figure the problems out.
  • I can do things at my own pace
  • I liked the flexible schedule that I was able to work at my own pace and had a great instructor to help me.
  • convenient!!!
  • It help me learn how to work indepedently.
  • Firstly, this course was completely on-line.  I especially liked the ability to evaluate the work of my peers, and to receive feedback from them about my own work.  The discussion boards provide a perfect platform for feedback.  I also liked that I had access to the instructor by means of Wimba Pronto.  This messaging program lessened the isolated feeling of the course.
  • I liked being able to do my work when it was convenient for me.
  • The flexibility to work whenever I had time.
  • I liked the convenience on working from home.
  • that I can do the work when it is convienant for me.
  • It was excellent.
  • I liked that everything was done independently and was due on the same day of the week each time.
  • nothing to be honest
  • it was okay
  • Completing the assignments were straight forward. I however, am not a fan of online courses
  • Being able to get the work assigned done in my own home, so if I sick I could still get my work done with out being penalized for not showing up for class.
  • It was very well organized and contained many resources.
  • that I could complete my assigments from anywhere
  • I liked that I was able to complete the projects and classwork on my own time because traveling to campus is very time consuming (I live about an hour away). I was able to limit my time on campus and increase the time at home that I had to work on assignments.
  • I really enjoyed the glog. I find that to be most useful to my future profession.
  • I liked that I could work at home or in between my work schedule.  It was very convenient.
  • The teacher was very helpful and willing to bend over backwards to help her students in any way possible.
  • I was introduced to several ideas I could use in my future classroom.
  • I could work on my own time. The stuff directly related to my degree.
  • Being able to do my work when it was best for me and not have a set time I had to sit down and do it.
  • I liked that the teacher was very understanding of different situations with technology that occurs. It was very easy to communicate and I felt very comfortable asking her any questions.
  • The assignments
  • convenience
  • Dr. ---- was a very helpful and wonderful instructor.  He helped me to remain calm whenever I was struggling with an assignment.  I believ that the information learned in this class was extremely valuable.
  • I liked that I was able to contribute to class discussion and turn in assignments at any point during the week.
  • Interaction with peers and Instructor's availability
  • I was forced to use technology which is important since this is a technology course.
  • Asynchronous, student-centered learning.  Dr. ---- provided many multimedia supports to the course.
  • Flexible hours.
  • The nature of the online course is totally beneficial to me as a single parent and full-time teacher.  I love it because it provides me with the flexibility I need to continue to live my life without having to commute a great distance to get to class.
  • I like not having to drive to class.
  • I like the flexibility of time & the willingness of each class member & the professor to help one another.  A very collaborative, positive experience!
  • I liked being able to complete assignments and discussions when it was most convenient for me and not having to drive two hours to school for every class.
  • Convenience
  • the fact that I could do it away from campus
  • Ease of use
  • I liked having the ability to complete homework assignments after work, and Dr. ---- also provided quick feedback with questions.
  • I like that everything (assignments, email, discussions, etc.) was all in one class homepage online.
  • I love being able to participate in class on my own time.
  • How easy it was to turn in assignments.
  • It allowed me flexibility in studying and completing assignments.
  • I liked being able to do the work at my convenience and turn it in online.  I think this type of course is well suited to the online format.
  • The convenience of the online experience is what I enjoy most.
  • It was a new experience for me.  If the IT had worked at first without all the hassles it might have been better. I had to resolve these issues in person which would have played out differently had I lived at a greater distance.
  • Flexibility to complete on my own time schedule
  • I am able towork at my own pace.
  • group work
  • That the course was offered online and i did not have to drive 50 miles one way for class
  • I was able to work around my schedule.
  • Not having to drive to and from campus at night.
  • Convenience.
  • interaction between classmates on the discussion boards, professor was available weekly in the chat room
  • I like accessing material when I was ready. I enjoyed how the professor released information gradually instead of all at once.
  • I appreciate that this course greatly utilized its online components and only required one face-to-face meeting.
  • There was a lot of feedback on assignments and many details about the requirements.
  • I liked being able to complete classwork on my own time.
  • Flexibility
  • All
  • The work is fully explained and easy to understand prior to undertaking projects. Dr. ---- knows her stuff when it comes to online classes.
  • Dr. ---- makes the online experience great.  She is availalbe almost anytime that I or anyone else has a questiona and feedback is given in a very timely manner.
  • working my own hours
  • I enjoyed the professor's clear communication and the convenience.
  • flexiblity
  • all
  • The convenience.
  • I could complete my work at my convenience.
  • I could work at my own pace.
  • being able to do the work at my convenience
  • the clarity of the course requirements and a structured class interface....well thought out and specific....
  • I liked being about to complete the assignments and participate in the discussions on my own time.
  • Taking the course on Moodle platform.
  • The flexibility to work at home at my own pace.  To be able to work ahead.
  • Flexible
  • Easy to use  can use on my own time  can use in more than one place
  • The online portion of this course contributed greatly to the material and outcome of the course.
  • the flexibility
  • I am glad that I don't have to drive to West GA each week.
  • The fact that this class in online allows me to be a student, mom, wife and hold a job.
  • the discussions and peer reviews, learning new tools such as voice thread and comic life
  • I could do it at my own schedule.
  • Not having to come to class on campus.
  • Makes it easy for me to get my Master's Degree while still working full time.
  • I liked the convenience of completing work from home.
  • Flexibility.
  • Convenience.
  • I enjoyed the asynchronous student-centered learning.
  • Structure was laid out better the previous online courses.
  • Taking the course on Moodle platform
  • I liked moodle and I appreciate the fact that Dr. ---- lays out the entire semester so that we can work at our own pace and plan accordingly.
  • ease of use
  • Flexibility to complete assignments 24/7
  • The convenience of working on homework at home.
  • good useful information
  • The pacing
  • The flexibility it offers me in my career
  • I could do my class work whenever I wanted and at my own pace.
  • i like the projects that prompted us to explore tech. from the eyes of others....i felt it helped to remove research bias...
  • I enjoyed the asynchronous student-centered learning.  The additional supports for the class were informative.
  • I liked the convenience and the anonymity.
  • The convenience of working on my school work at home.
  • I liked being about to complete the assignments and class discussions on my own time.
  • Having the flexibility to contribute to class discussions outside the classroom on my own time.
  • I liked not having to go to campus.
  • The ability to post at my convenience in my home.
  • Glad that I didn't have to drive to West Ga each week.
  • Well, of course I like the convenience factor, and not having to drive to a face-to-face class every week.
  • The professor always graded assignments in a timely manner.  She also gave good feedback for the assignments.
  • I could work on it when I had time.
  • convenience; organization
  • Accessibility.  Completing assignments on my own time.
  • ease of use
  • the flexibility
  • Convenience - able to study at any time and not able to drive to campus each week.
  • The flexibility to work at my own pace at times when I was able to work, be it 11 at night or 6 in the morning.
  • Flexible scheduling.
  • It allowed me to work at my own pace and to submit assignments without traveling to campus.
  • I liked the flexibility to work with on the course, using university resources on my own schedule.
  • not having to drive every week
  • I did not have to commute to campus.
  • easy to do and teach and coach.  It is convienient.
  • The freedom to complete tests on my own time.
  • it was online
  • I am a non traditional student so i like the flexiblity to study on my schedule.
  • I was able to take the class online and didn't have to drive to campus.
  • I liked that I could complete my assignments when my schedule best fit.
  • That i could do the work on my own time.
  • I can work at my own pace.
  • Made the course seem less boring
  • Not having to meet in the classroom.
  • The instructor was great in this class.  Plenty of interaction and information for the class.  This is one of the best online instructors that I have had.
  • Very convenient
  • it was online
  • Do the assignments on my own time.
  • I was able to do work at my own pace and on my own time.
  • everything
  • time flexibility
  • I was able to do the work in the comfort of my home, at a time that was convenient for me.
  • This class was very tough for me. I learned alot though and succeeded.
  • I liked how you could complete the assignments at your own pace and everything was multiple choice and self explanatory.
  • I didn't like this course as an online class or at least I didn't like the teacher teaching it as an online class.
  • Online classes are so convenient because they allow me to work during the day and do school work in the evenings.
  • Convenience to work on project without rigid classroom hours.
  • I can work at my own pace
  • This class is fairly simple, so learning it on your own wasn't a problem. The assignments helped me get a better understanding of what the information covered.
  • that its online
  • It was easy to do and convient for me to do at home.
  • Being able to do things late at night after I got home from my full-time job and being able to work at my own pace.
  • I was able to do the work on my own time.
  • Being able to do things on my own time and at my own pace.
  • I liked being able to do it on my own time.
  • Being able to do things at my own pace around my schedule.
  • It was fun and easy to use
  • I enjoyed being able to work at my own pace.
  • I was able to complete assignment at my own pace and convenience.
  • none
  • being able to do my work at my own pace, and having a grace period to finish things up.
  • I love the ability to stay home and be a wife and mother to my family.  It means a great deal to me that I can adjust my schedule according to events with my family and school.  Love online learning
  • I like the flexibility of online classes.
  • did work on my time
  • Not driving to class.
  • The ability to complete the work around my schedule.
  • I could work on my studies without driving a long distance to class. Our instructor was good about communicating with us.
  • Convenience in between work shifts as I work nightshift.
  • The convenience...
  • ability to answer on own time
  • I can complete the work at hours that are convenient to me.
  • Convenience
  • The convenience of not having to commute to class.  Also, it was easy to contact instructors and other classmates regarding assignments.
  • It was convienient for me to be able to log online when ever I wanted to at my own schedule.
  • helps when working fulltime
  • very convenient
  • Convienience.
  • being able to participate in the class discussions at my own time.
  • Convenience
  • The convenience of not having to commute to class.
  • I had flexibility and my own time to do discussion and turn in assignments.
  • Flexibility and on my own time.
  • convenient
  • Not driving to class.
  • I loved the flexibility, I'm an early morning person and get up early to work on line.
  • The convenience...
  • convenience for contributing,
  • The flexibility
  • Wimba is a powerful tool and it worked well once everyone became more familiar with using it.
  • flexibility
  • It was very convenient for my lifestyle and work responsibilities
  • The flexibility.
  • flexibility
  • Flexibility
  • I didn't have to come to class & I didn't even have to be on campus.  I can work at my own pace.
  • It was confusing and unorganized!
  • Didn't have to go to campus which saved gas money.
  • I could work on assignement in my own time and I could take quizzes and test at a time that was convienent for me to fit around my schedule.
  • nothing.. I like face to face classes where the students is sure to get help then and there and you do not have to worry about technical difficulties and you can ask questions and get prompt responses.
  • yes
  • I loved how I was able to learn the material when it was convient to me.
  • The online portion of this class was easily accessible and well organized.
  • Able to work and take class without using my lunch hour!
  • Allowed to do work at home at my own time.
  • i really enjoyed it!
  • It was fun and easy to use because i love using my computer for studying and learning material. the course was easy and sufficient
  • Everything
  • I liked that I could do the work on my own time and did not feel rushed like in my other classes.
  • The fact that it was totally online and I liked the powerpoint lectures and being able to handle class on my own time.
  • I liked how it was more on your own time. I woek and go to school so it was very convenient for me. I also am glad the online part took up the other day of actually meeting. It saved me some of my precious time.I also liked how I could say what I wanted to and participate in the online discussions because I am a shy person.
  • I liked being able to complete my assignments on my own time and not having to go to a classroom two times a week.
  • It was so convenient to work around my, or any schedule. It was fun to interact online in discussions and have a sense of privacy in the course. The instructor was very helpful in informing the class about everything needed.
  • I liked being able to read and comment on other people's ideas.
  • I very much enjoyed the online portion.  I found it easy to use.
  • Almost all areas were used frequently updating
  • Doing the assignments, discussions, and quizes at home produced less stress and more relaxation than in a classroom.
  • The class was easier when I could choose what time to focus on it.
  • I liked the fact that I could do everything on my own time.
  • I enjoyed having the flexibility to complete the course work on my own time. It gave me time to actually breathe during this semester because, somedays I could take a break from the class.
  • I liked how I could complete discussions and quizzes on my own time.
  • flexibility
  • very simple and easy to understand
  • Makes it easier because you can work at your own pace.
  • Convenient - Online exams were great since I work part-time in addition to taking 15 hours this semester.
  • I liked the sidebar tabs, they kept the information organized and easy to find. I did not have any difficulties with loading audio lectures. I frequently used the calendar tools to organize my schedule.
  • Convenience of working from home.
  • Dr. ---- was a great instructor
  • It was slow at first online communication with professor was errratic face to face is better
  • Not having to go to class.
  • quizzes
  • The flexibility to complete assignments at our disposal.
  • Not having class. And being able to complete assignments at my own pace.
  • I did not run into any issues and that was the best part.
  • The flexibility and ability to complete my assignments at my own pace was helpful to me.
  • Everything for the most part.
  • no time constraints
  • The flexibility was nice.
  • loved the fun assignments and how much time we were given to complete assignments. always had enough time.
  • I liked the ability to work at home at my own pace.
  • Convenient, more choices with time.
  • I could do assignment at my own pace and convenience.
  • That I could complete assignments whenever I was ready!
  • I liked not having to meet for class during the week.
  • It was simple enough.
  • It kept me from having to drive back to campus, and I could access information whenever was convenient for me.
  • Nothing really.
  • I was able to do everything on my own time and when it was most convenient for me.
  • it was interesting and easy to do the online assignments. i learned a lot from the class and the book
  • Flexibility.
  • It was organized and simple to use.
  • Gave me time to do my work and to turn it in on time.
  • the time to complete assignments at my own pace
  • being able tyo go at my own speed
  • It was actually pretty asy to keep up. THe teacher dodn't overload us with work.
  • That everything was organized and easy to find.
  • I liked how easy it was convient because i could do it on my time.
  • It was very interesting!
  • it was convenient
  • Lets you work on assigments at your own paste
  • Did not have to go to the actual class room.
  • I liked that I did not have to go to class everyday.
  • n/a
  • had plenty of time to take quizzes.
  • it was nice to be able to do work around my schedule
  • That I only had to attend class on campus twice. I could do all the work at home, or while my kids had basketball practice or on the weekends. Very convenient. And Mrs. Stewart's powerpoints and videos were very clear and concise so even though CPR is a hands on concept, I could visually see and understand it just as clearly as if I had been in an actual classroom on campus.
  • The freedom for time.
  • The online tests were conviently available.
  • nothing
  • The flexibility and ability to complete my assignments at my own pace was helpful to me.
  • convenience
  • Class Discussions
  • convience
  • I could access the information and 'go to class' when I wanted.
  • I like the discussion threads.
  • I enjoyed attending class from home and not having to attend every week.
  • I enjoyed the flexibility.
  • I didn't.
  • Freedom to complete assignments when I want to.
  • convenient to access
  • n/a
  • I can access it at my convenience
  • n/a
  • The discussion threads were informative
  • I liked the flexibility of working when it was convenient for me.  I work full time and I do most of my classwork at night.  Online classes are great for me.  I also liked not having to commute to class.
  • That I was able to do desscusions on my own time for the most part.
  • NOTHING
  • nothing,
  • Not having to attend a class at a specified time.
  • Working from home and not attending/sitting in a classroom.
  • Being on my own time and not having to deal with parking at school
  • The ease of doing work after work at home or at the library which stays open until 2:00 am. I was able to complete work in the moring before beginning work at my job. I was able to download information and work from course den and study at my leisure. Great communication with professor
  • Discussion
  • I liked that everything was online and on my own time. It made taking 5 classes easier for me.
  • The organization, timliness, consideration, professionalism, and caring instruction and feedback.  The flexibility to read, study, and carry out assignments at my own pace with in reasonable deadlines was extremely helpful and important to me.
  • I enjoyed the ability to complete my class work whenever it was convenient for me. Having an online course such as this one makes taking a full load of classes much easier. I also enjoyed the fact that I could actively participate online, whereas in a classroom I am very shy and do not like to speak in front of others. The format was great also, I really liked having the same amount of work to do every week instead of having big assignments or tests every few weeks. My professor made the course very fair and he was extremely helpful.
  • Ease of information. Grades posted in atimely fashion. Communication with professor. Explanation of wrong answers . Book to refer to. Enjoyed class
  • I liked that the professor kept in contact through e-mail with the students.
  • The consistency of assignments and clear instructions from the professor.
  • discussion boards
  • I like online courses because I can work at my own pace.  I was able to stay at least three weeks ahead which allowed me to better focus on other classes that required more work.
  • The flexibility for my busy, busy schedule.
  • That I could complete course work in the comfort of my home and to work at my own pace.
  • Online- Easy to understand lectures.
  • flexible with my schedule. I am taking 21 hours, so the online class was perfect for me to squeeze in.
  • I liked the convenience it provided and not having to meet at the school for yet another class!
  • I like the interaction the teacher provided online in the power point presentations. This helped me get a lecture on the content, yet also not have to be at the school and listen to the power point on my own time.
  • n/a
  • Not having to drive to class each week.
  • I enjoyed being able to complete assignments during my own free time. All assignments were relative to the course and extremely beneficial, in my opinion. I have learned a great deal about special education and the services offered for these students.
  • I can complete the work on my own time.
  • I was able to participate when it was convenient for me.
  • I love Dr. ----  She is an asset to this course and to UWG.
  • Dr. ---- was great! I look forward to having him again next semester, he was very helpful and flexible with assignments!
  • I was able to send over my reflections rather than meeting for a class.
  • It was great
  • The materials utilized and options for accessing these materials.
  • Ability to participate when it was convenient for me.
  • The assignments were very.
  • Nothing.  Would prefer on campus classes.
  • I like that you do not have to go in to class every week.
  • I was able to work at my own pace, anytime inteh evenings or on the weekends.
  • I liked not having to report to class weekly.
  • You do not have to attend class every week.
  • I like the flexibility it offers.
  • Discussion boards
  • I was able to work at my own pace, in the evenings or on the weekends.
  • Valuable information
  • I liked being on my own schedule.
  • Got to work at my leisure