SPRING 2013 DISTANCE LEARNING SURVEY
11. Which factorsÉ ÒOtherÓ responses
á Because the school dosn't hire enough teacher to teach actual classes, if given the option I would ALWAYS choose non-e-core
á I generally do better in on campus classes. I tend to not keep up with the work in online classes because it is easy to forget about. I also don't like having technical issues arise. Therefore I prefer face-to-face classes.
á I have to
á The professor and the class being offered. I would take a class taught by one professor online, but not others.
á How are you going to ask me the reasons for taking this class when it is only offered online?
á I prefer face-to-face classes.
á The class was half and half. I Actually HATE HATE HATE HATE online courses. They are not personal. They are developed to be one size fits all when there are many different learning styles. Also I Pay to go to college not to sit in front of my computer if
á Fits better with my LIFE schedule
á If the classes i want/need doesn't have the time I want, I will elect to take a online class as a last resort.
á I prefer face to face meetings over online meeting. This past year my degree was moved online. I prefer a traditional classroom setting.
á Basketball Schedual
á Just because its easier to do then to drive to campus
á Fitting classes around my work schedule.
á Give me freedom to do work on my time schedule... If needed could go on short trip and use laptop while out of town...
á Only online classes were available at the time.
á I like being able to take my classes in the comfort of my room and I like being able to teach myself.
á Also works better with having practice everyday for school.
á I have a daughter to take care of.
á It is just convenient. You can do the work on your time.
á I had no idea this was an online class. As a block student, we were simply given our schedules.
á I could only get into 2 classes this semester and they both were online. This actually helped me very much so that I could still stay in school and take class, but I was not required to attend a face to face class. Online classes have been awesome to tak
á Sometimes if I want (or don't want) a certain teacher for the class I will try to take it with them (or someone else) online.
á Registration is unorganized.
á over half the classes for criminology majors is online
á I wish uwg had more of a variety of late classes to chose from.
á Athlete. Easier to not miss classes on road trips
á New Mommy
á On Campus classes' inconvenient scheduling; not offering enough variety for in-person class meeting times.
á Prefer in-class activities, but talking to computer only is convenient sometimes.
á Online courses are much harder than face-to-face courses.
á The degree program is 100% online
á I need the flexibility to integrate learning in my life. I don't have the luxury of fitting my life around my schooling.
á Usually, online courses allow me to complete assignments at my own pace - all assignments are posted at the beginning of the semester so I know what's expected of me from get-go.
á This is the only way that I am able to work toward achieving my master's degree.
á I am a married mother of two. I work a full time job. Online classes are the only way I am able to take classes. I just hope I can finish my degree. Not everything I need is offered online. I hope this changes!
á The teachers who direct the online classes that I choose to take are usually excellent instructors.
á I have a small child and a husband that travels for work. This was the only way for me to continue my education at this time.
á prefer online to face-to-face
á I like having more time and freedom to complete my assignments.
á Online classes fits better according to my schedule with work and family.
á I like to learn at my own pace.
á Time and fuel saved. Ability to work when it fits my life.
á Can study at times most convenient for me. With my work hours, I am usually fully awake when studying.
á Signed up late for classes and this was the only class left.
á I took the online course to refresh my planning knowledge however difficulties with both the instructor and with the new course den system made this a problematic experience - I do not know if I will do this again. The new course den has severl problems
á The class gives you a chance to learn on your own. Not only education for the subject, but also resposibilty for keeping up wih your work.