SUMMER 2012 DISTANCE LEARNING SURVEY

 

24. What did you like about the online portion of this course?

 

      While I appreciate the convenience of the online aspect of all courses I understand the value of meeting and see that the knowledge and skills the professors/instructors have are not always aparent and easly visible from an online setting. I appreciated

      Flexibility

      i am not fan of on line classes.

      I liked how students were able to study on their own time.

      Just convienient for me.  Quicker way to complete requirements than sitting through tons of lecture time in classes.

      just the mere fact that it is online and it is just as challenging (if not more) than my other classes. i love the convenience.

      My life is so busy I like not having a set time everyday to sit in a classroom"

      Ancient art forms are still used today

      The fact that the course was completely on line.

      Being able to get the work done on my time.

      It was okay yo use just difficult material wise. Just got to get the hang of the site

      I really liked that the WHOLE class was on line - including ALL tests!!!

      I enjoyed the opportunity to complete my work at my leisure

      I liked that i could work on anything at my own time and I could work anywhere. Since I live an hours and thirty minutes away from campus, it's nice to be able to still work on school and still be able to be home for the summer.

      taught me self discipline, whatever the outcome may be I am more prepared to complete assignments in reading and writing then I was before these courses.

      The convenience of not having to drive to campus everyday, thus saving me time and money.

      Being able to be flexibility on schedule.

      Being able to listen to a lecture more than once and pause to take notes was helpful. I didn't miss any information.

      I liked that it cut out a lot of unnecessary sitting in class listening to someone talk about a subject that I am not unfamiliar with for 3 hours a day. That would have killed my summer.

      it was convient to always be able to get ahead of the class

      not time consumping

      I did not have to purchase a TEXT BOOK!!!

      It saves time, money for gas, and  long driving to school.

      I liked how it pushed me to search for things and actually having to apply things in assignments that are valuable to an individuals future. The content was extremely valuable.

      that I can complete outside of normal business hours, per my schedule.

      That it was online and I could access class information at my convenience.

      I enjoyed the flexability of when we wanted to do it and we had about two months to complete everything.

      It's easier to do things on your own time.

      The independence of it all.

      Nothing at all.

      It was easy and convenient to do on my own time.

      EVERYTHING!!

      It was convient and I could work at my own pace.

      That we may access this course from home.

      The material was easy to access.

      convenient

      completely online

      I could set my own schedule. I could do parts and stop and then come back to them later. I was free to get ahead in the class if I was able.

      It was very convenient.

      We were free to study at our own pace

      I liked that I could do course work in the comfort of my own home.

      I liked the group work outside of the class that was online based

      conveinence -  I could work at my own pace from home.

      not having to drive to campus every day

      It worked well with my schedule

      Convenient for my work schedule

      It was very convenient and easier than I thought

      Online is convenient for my scheduel.

      IT WAS ALL ONLINE!  I DIDN'T HAVE TO DRIVE, SINCE I LIVE FAR FROM THE CAMPUS.

      Work on assignments from home, minimize the commute.

      The blogs, a lot of differing points of view.

      I had flexibility.

      ease of access and fits with my schedule

      I liked the way the teacher taught this mostly online class, but i feel that those face to face class meetings were necessary.

      Definitely the convenience on working on my own time.

      That I didnt have to come into the classroom

      Everything was very organized

      no driving

      That I could do it without driving to campus and on my own time

      I can still do college courses and complete the assignments around my work schedule.

      I liked the opportunity to work at my own pace and complete tasks in my time frame.

      It allows me to work at my own pace.  I am taking four summer classes and have a full-time job.  On campus classes do not fit into my schedule.

      It was convenient. Instructor was very involved-great teacher!

      The ability to do the work when it was convenient for myself.

      Convenience of making my own schedule

      That I was able to complete the tasks at home when I had the time and did not have to drive 45 minutes to campus.

      I enjoyed the online discussions I had with my classmates.  I felt like my instructor was passionate about this class and I really enjoyed the structure of our class.

      The modules were very easy to understand and complete.

      discussion and interaction with peers and the instructor

      Online, easy access

      The instructor was very friendly and considerate

      I liked that I was able to complete my work and turn it in prior to the deadline of it being due. I was able to work at my own pace and having all of the quizzes and papers open to turn in in advance was valuable to me.

      I enjoyed the at-your-own-pace aspect of it.

      The ease of uploading assignments

      Ease of access, compatability with my schedule.

      I like the convenience of being able to learn at your own pace and not having to drive to Carrollton twice a week.

      convenient

      I enjoyed how flexible it was to complete the tasks and assignments. Having to travel such a long distance to campus adds an addition stress that was lessen by taking the online course.

      To take class on my own time

      I liked being able to work from bed or my couch, not having to commute to campus, and being able to do work on my own schedule.

      Not much. It was difficult for me.

      Nothing at all

      How easy it was to navigate and have an effective class.

      The professors appeared more organized.

      the accessibility to turn in assignments

      I did not like this class being offered on line at all.

      can do on own time

      No class aspect was great

      Submitting assignments was easy.  Keeping up with assignments and grades was great.

      Not having to drive to class.

      Since the course was in the summer it was nice to only have to drive to Carrollton once a week.

      The flexibility to study and listen to lecture at a time that was convenient for me.

      I liked that we didn't have to print out copies of our papers in order to submit them.

      Made me better at using the computer, citations, using data bases.

      not having to drive to campus.

      Doing work on my schedule.

      Being able to complete the work on my own time.

      It's convenient to work at my own pace and not have to drive to campus

      conveniece to log in and be "in class" anytime I wanted.

Videos and downloads packets and examples were helpful

      The flexibility it gave me as a mother.

      It was available to me to use at home and I didn't have to drive 45 minutes to campus.

      Not having to drive to Carrolton

      It convinient not to drive to campus

      The ease of use.

      I didnt have to drive an hour to school

      nothing..its online

      I didn't have to leave home which really helped me.

      The videos about the material were informative and useful. It was also easy to upload completed work as well as get feedback from others.

      How we were able to do some many different things through courseden.

      It forced my classmates to give valuable feedback on my work.

      it was on my own time

      on own time

      Instructor feedback was helpful and seeing other students' assignments was helpful.

      The wiki site was helpful as well as the videos and examples of projects I had to complete.

      Submitting assignments, grade reporting

The Wiki Space  was very informative and helpful

      I was able to pace myself accordingly and complete assignments as they fit into my schedule and due dates.

      I like the fact that I can do the class work on my own time. I like the fact that I do not have to spend 2 hours driving time to get to class at specific times.

      online

      I enjoyed the flexibility to complete the modules at my convience.  This was an excellent way to embrace learning at my own pace.  It was nice that there were only 3 discussion posts, because in my past experiences, some professors over use discussion po

      I like the convenience of the online course.

      It was nice to work at my own pace, and be able to travel and still go to class.

      I liked not having to leave my house to participate in the class.  The layout of the course work was great and very organized.  I haven't taken any other completely online courses, but I cannot imagine that they would be as thorough and well planned as t

      convenience

      That I was able to go online and complete the classes at a time that was convenient for me.

      It was structured well. There were no surprise assignments.

      Flexibility - especially during these summer months.

      The pacing for this class is the best of any online class I have taken at UWG.  The professor understands that we are working professionals that are taking other classes and have other professional commitments.

      I could work from home.

      That I can work on my schedule!

      Working as I have time.

      I LOVE the online program.  I like being able to stay up late or get up early to work on things.  I also say so much more online than I ever would in a classroom and that is building my confidence.  I loved that this professor gave us the option to do gr

      The way she organized the learning modules.

      It was very easy to navigate the site to find assignments and turn them in.

      Working at any hour of the day --in my pajamas or swimsuit.

      The materials were available at the beginning of the course and I could work on them at my own pace, as long as I adhered to the deadlines established by the professor.

Dr. XXXXX was great - very positive, organized, and amazingly efficient.  Grades wer

      Convenient. I like the lecture portion. Nice to have that instruction but at my convenince.

      the online discussions were great and you were not limited to discuss the subjects in the classroom only

      It was convenient and I had the flexability to complete assignments on my own timeline.

      I enjoyed having the flexibility to complete the learning modules at my own pace as well as at any location of my choosing.

      Narrated podcasts replaced face-to-face lectures and online discussions replaced classroom discussions. Both were very effective.

      Very convenient and easy to do work when I have time, can work at my own pace.

      That I can refer to my resources to check my answers. Use information as a tool for better understanding than just memorizing for assessments and assignments.

      organization of professor

      easy to access

      The independence of learning at my own pace.  I like the conversations/communications/discussions.

      I was very happy that I could attend class and learn the needed material without driving to campus.

      Flexibility, don't have to drive

      flexibility of time

      The online portion of this course allowed me to participate in several online meetings, at various times of the day/week, with classmates in order to complete classwork for projects.

      understanding instructor, not having to drive to campus

      The organization and outline of what was expected of us during this semester. It was easy to follow, and we understood what our responsibilities were for individual and group projects.

      I like not having to drive all the way to Carrollton for the course.

      Dr. XXXXX is clear and makes his expectations known at the beginning of class.  He follows through with suggestions.

      I like the flexibility with my schedule, and the fact that I didn't have to go to campus.

      I could have class at home.

      It was convenient. The Professor posted her lectures online and that made reviewing them very easy.

      Easier to communicate with professor.

      It is very convenient.

      that i could work on assigments at my convience.

      Dr. XXXXX did an excellent job by displaying lectures using a video cast. This helped us still receive that important aspect of the course but on our own time. This course was very compressed, which left little time to fully develop all the elements of

      EVERYTHING

      Convenience

      I liked the convenience of being able to come home and do the course at my own pace-for the most part. There were scheduled times for certain things but it was mostly at my own pace

      I like that you can work on the assignments on your own time.

      Not having to attend a class, and competing assignments on my own schedule.

      I liked the discussions. I think it was a very affective way to learn the course material. Having a lot of choices to pick from with the discussions was very helpful too. I was able to find something I was interested in every time.

      Everything, mainly the information was good.

      Not having to drive to campus to take my tests/midterm/final.

      I don't like anything about online courses. Period. There should be more than just an online option for any class available. My GPA will drop, as will my chances of getting into Med. school. I personally, STRONGLY dislike online courses.

      Everything

      More convenient at times.

      I could do everything on my own time.

      availabilty

      It was still like a normal class because she had many discussions and was constantly there with support

      It was convienent and on course-den which i use during the year all the time.

      The discussions.

      Positive support and learning from the comfort and quiet of my home.

      Convenience

      there was an assignment every day and i was forced to spread out my work load instead of cramming

      The flexibility.

      Very informative.

      Convenience

      Even though this was a summer course and we proceeded thru the chapters rather quickly it was very manageable.  I appreciated the allotted time for testing and I liked the fact that the instructor was very easy to contact and that every effort was made t

      The freedom to answer all the discussion questions in my own time

      Neutral

      All of it.

      time flexibility

      Able to complete on my own time.

      Convenience!

      Everything.

      Everything."

      I liked that the work did not overwhelm me. It was respresentative of what an online class should be. Some of my other classes expected us to read 100+ pages in a book in a day, which is very difficult when you count other classes, work, and commuting.

      Being a non-traditional student that works full-time, I found the flexibility to be one of the best thing about online courses.

      Convenience

      Easy to submit work, easy to move through CourseDen

      Do it when I want to.

      You can choose when to do assignments and whether or not you wanted to get ahead.

      Easy to work around school and 40-60 hour work weeks.

      Time flexibility really fits my schedule.

      Time flexibility!!!

      You can learn the material on your own time.

      The teacher was very helpful and responsive.

      no comment

      I own a business in Savannah, GA.  I began classes at UWG while living in Hogansville and attending classes at a satellite campus.  Being able to complete my education is of utmost importance and not needing to transfer to another school is wonderful!  I

      the quizzes were fair

      Being able to accomplish tasks on my own time had obvious appeal.  For a class like this, where I knew a fair amount before hand, it was also an excellent chance to stretch my wings and experiment with some of the more intricate functions.

      How user friendly it was to use.

      Being able to work at my own pace.

      Easy to follow

      Being able to do assignments on my own time and not having to go to class.

      Flexibiliity, Pace, Homework Assesments, Assignments, Accessibility,

      Flexibility

      I could access the course information, work on assignments, and take quizzes anytime.

      Being able to finish the course at my own speed

      It was do it yourself

      It allowed me to work at my own pace.  Also, it allowed me the flexibility around my commute and regular on campus classes.  It saved me an extra day of commuting to school and was able to complete a core class.

      I could do it at the pace I wanted

      I like that it allowed me to make my own schedule.

      There was a good time frame allowed for completing work. I did not feel too rushed and stressed about getting the assignment completed because I had enough time to work on them and do well. More on line classes should take time in consideration as I beli

      I learned so many things about microsoft and its features. I can now utilize it for my future classroom

      That it was online and available at any time other than Friday night.

      i could do the work on my time

      Every assignment had a due date so I was able to work at my own pace or even stay ahead of the assignments.

      That I could do it on my own time.

      Being able to do it in my own timeframe I was able to go on vacation with my family and not worry about my school work because it was already done

      Being able to accomplish tasks on my own time had obvious appeal.  For a class like this, where I knew a fair amount before hand, it was also an excellent chance to stretch my wings and experiment with some of the more intricate functions.

      I liked the learning module provided to get through the assignment.

      Living over 40 miles from campus, I didn't have to spend a lot of money on gas going back and forth to campus.

      I liked the convenience of being at home.

      The ability to complete college assignments around my work schedules.

      The ability to complete work on my schedule and turn assignments in early.

      easy and glad to stay home

      I like to be able to work ahead and at my own pace.

      I was able to submit work from home without driving and spending money for gas.

      Flexiblilty, May mini-mester allowed a lot of material to be covered in a short time.

      easy access

      Everything was easy to access.

      could do wok on my own time

      The ability to complete college assignments around my work schedules.

      I like the freedom to complete work when it was convenient for me and that it could be late at night.  I have a full-time job and live very far from campus, so an on-campus class does not work for me.

      Being able to work on my assignments when I have time before the deadline.

      I liked the fact that the professor allowed you to complete assignments at your own pace, by opening all the assignments and leaving it up to you to stay on top of your work

      It was nice during the summer to be able to travel, and still go to class.

      It saves 45 minutes of driving time.

      Instructor was very interactive and professional but also caring.

      We were able to talk to and see the professor and the other students in our class during our online meets.

      I enjoyed not having to drive the long distance to class.

      It was okay but hard to get into deep discussion about the topics we were going over.

      it was great

      The convenience of staying home with the ability to accomplish the same goals as in class.

      The flexibility to complete work when it was convenient for me.

      The professor gave the option to have all work submitted by the last day of class. Great Ideal

      Work was completed at my own pace.

      The fact that the assignments where due at the end of the course all at once and the instructor availability was great at all times.

      Flexibility and convenience

      Being able to work at my own pace.

      All materials were included in course, including text books and additional readings.  Continuous feedback on assignments was generally good.  Information, and assignments were very relevant to course. I really appreciated that our major research assignme

      I like being able to complete assignments and discussions on my own schedule instead of simply in-class.

      Dr.  XXXXX several powerpoint lessons that I could save on my computer and complete even if I didn't have internet access at the time.

      The convenience and flexibility of my time.

      Convenience.  Could access after family settled-in.

      I like the fact that I am able to participate in class from home.  It is very convenient!

      Being able to be at home and still learn and talk with my classmates.

      Not having to drive into Carrollton or Newnan.

      Webcam use and after hour classes since I work all summer.

      The professor could screen share and display in real time what she wanted us to see.  Also breakout rooms for small group discussion was invaluable.

      Not having to travel.

      I liked the breakout sessions.

      Saving a drive to class and being able to participate from home.  It was convenient for those traveling or who needed to be home with children, etc.

      Dr. XXXXXS energy.

      Easy to access.

      Much of the work was done in class. only submissions were done online

      Not having to conduct all learning in a face-to-face environment.  I like the IDEA of being able to avoid the long drive for face-to-face class meetings.

      Not having to drive to campus.

      Meeting via webcam and the breakout sessions.

      It allows me to work from home which is a huge convenience given the distance to UWG from my home.

      Breakout sessions

      Great instructor.

      The ability to teach classes  Take classes and to take care of my family.

      flexibility

      I was able to complete all my assignments and correspond with my professor online.

      everything

      self-paced work, save commuting time and expense of gas

      I liked having the abilitiy to complete the assignments at my own pace.

      I like the flexibility and ease of online courses.  It is especially nice when taking post-graduate classes.

      Ability to do work at my own pace.

      Allowed me to work at my own pace since I am employed.

      Added an additional element for discussion in a very short class.

      I could do the work on my own time.

      It was very convenient for me since I live too far away to commute easily.

      The ability to do the work at my pace on my schedule

      The professor was an excellent online instructor.

      flexibility and competence of the instructor in this online setting.

      I thoroughly enjoyed the online interaction with other classmates.

      That it was online and accessible 24/7.

      Organization -efficient responses- Constant communication with the professor- feedback was quick and constructive

      Convenience.  Flexibility with my work schedule.

      The class was very well organized. Dr. XXXXX does a great job with the on-line learning instruction. She was accessible at all times should we have problems. The textbook was great, as were the faculty videos.

      I enjoy being able to work at my own pace and not having to "rush" to a face-to-face class.  This online course allowed me flexibility around my home and work life.

      The variety of formative and summative assignments that were public for feedback and examples.

      well designed and challenging

      Love the freedom to work when it was convenient for me.  I would not be able to go to school because I live so far away.

      Flexibililty of completing course work.

      Flexibility

      Convenience for my schedule

      I liked that the information

      I still prefer face to face classes.

      It was very convenient to be able to work on my classes 24/7

      I like being able to do my coursework when it fits my schedule.

      The opportunity to participate in group discussion panels.

      fexablity

      Ability to enroll in a program that is not available in my local area.

      Flexibility

      That I could access the course on my own time schedule.

      Easy accessibility

      Convenience and flexibility in scheduling meetings.

      Time to reflect before submitting responses

      Ability to work on my own time.

      ability to work from everywhere

      The ability to access the course at anytime and work on coursework based on my schedule.

      I enjoyed the opportunities to communicate with other classmates online.

      Accessibility

      Flexibility to work on my own schedule

      only that I could work when I wanted versus a scheduled class time

      Flexibility of time spent in class - it was available whenver I was.

      Flexibility and the ability to work at your own pace.

      Being able to work from home, no driving

      This class met in person

      I LOVED being able to get the articles required for this course on the ecourse reserve.

      The modules had informative and valuable information to the research we were conducting, and to the overall topic of qualitative data.

      I liked being able to access all of the necessary materials for the class on Courseden.

      We were only offered one meeting on line.  The rest were face to face.

      Flexibility to work at my schedule and I would not be able to get this degree without it.

      All course information was organized and easily accessible.

      You could work at your own pace.

      the flexibility ... 24/7

      The way I can fit the course time into my schedule.

      Very Organized

      Being able to contribute on my own time.

      Accessibility and speedy response from Dr. XXXXX.

      Flexibility of scheduling.

      The guidelines and expectations were clear.

      It is convenient. I was able to complete the assignments on my own time.

      The flexibility that I had and the fact that I could contribute to the class.

      It was informative and well developed."

      Great job using many different online tools to help the class learn.

      It was laid back and I didn't have to go to class. I could do it on my own time.

      Very good teacher! Very helpful and knowledgeable of course subject. One of the best classes I've ever taken.

      I enjoyed the flexability in the course time.

      It was at my pace for each weeks work load, and flexible to adapt to my hours with work and kids

      Easy to get everything done without having to go to class.

      Easy to access.

      everything was pretty much great.

      I loved the fact that i can work on my OWN time

      It allowed me to be flexible and work around my family needs.

      I could do it on my own time.

      I liked the flexibility.  I was also able to get a required credit in one month.

      Easy to understand and access from home

      Was easier for me to plan around my schedule."

      That I can work on my own time. Set my own schedule.

      It allowed me to work around family needs.

      It was very flexible with my schedule.

      I liked that I could do the work at my leisure.

      I liked that despite being a distance learner, this was the first time I felt an instructor fully integrated me into the college environment. I felt a part of the university for the first time.

      The discussion postings helped me to collect ideas on the reading selections for writing.

      The classroom discussion online was excellent!  Our instructor asked material based questions and allowed students to comment while she gave answers and encouraged comments.  Great use of online capabilites.

      it was cool

      The easy access to the sample problems.

      The course work was applicable to my major.  All tests, homework, and discussions were right on point.  Great class!  I learned a lot.

      It is very convenient.

      I could do the work from home and I didn't have to wake up really early and drive 30 miles and use up all that gas as well as miss out on time I could be working earning much needed money to pay for the ridiculous tuition just for a few hours of class.

      I liked that there were audio files to walk the student through every concept.

      Very Convenient and easy to use. It was spaced out great for anyone to complete. I did not feel rushes or stress about this class because the teacher was fantastic.

      The practice and review questions were very relevant.

      Everything was straight forward and easy to understand.

      It was convenient.

      I was able to study on my on time.

      Convenience

      That it was online and I could work at my own pace

      i could do the work on my schedule

      The instructor was an active component in the instruction, providing the online text himself, so that it didn't seem like I was just teaching myself or learning via the internet and textbooks.

      worked on my own time

      I could do things when I wanted to.

      That Professor XXXXX replied to emails quickly.

      Loved it! It was easy to access from home at anytime of the day and or night while maintaining a full time job

      flexibility

      That it was at your own pace

      Everything that you need for the class was on the website.  It was nice to go to other sites using the links provided because of all the information that was available.

      The ease of doing things on my own time and at my convenience.

      how we got to have a manuel to help us out

      That it was online and available at any time other than Fridays.

      Liked that I could take and complete the course at my pace.

      the date on which assignment could be turned in

      Everything

      Took my own time to do work.

      the ability to do work/ assignments on my own schedule.

      This class was well planned and allowed you to not only have good class discussion but be creative and see views though others eyes

      Good information."

      I could work on the class when I had time.

      The availibility of being at home an accessing it anytime ay or night. Being a full time mother and full time employee the flexibility was amazing!

      it was convenient for me and avaliable to take when i was ready.

      Being able to do the work on my own time and in the comfort of my own home.

      flexibiliy

      The discussions were a very affective way for the students to participate in an open discussion about the course material and bring up topics that they thought were related to the course.

      I don't remember us really doing anything online. We just had one assignment online and that was it.

      It was online

      The teacher was knowledgeable and patient. There are so many search engines available to faciltate future classes in teaching. I enjoyed that.

      I did like working at my own pace and that the professor opened modules as we needed them.

      Doing it when I could

      That I could do the work on my own time"

      own time frame.

      this class was not online

      That I was able to work at my own pace, and that I always had access to my work, and class.

      It was convenient that I had a somewhat open time frame in which to complete each module.

      It was very organized & the assignments were spaced out where I did not feel overwhelmed.

      That I was able to complete it whenever I had the chance to and that I wasn't forced to be in a classroom. It gave me the time to be at home with my family but also complete a class I needed.

      Having the flexibility to work on my assignments as I pleased. The flexibility was particularly helpful with scheduling around work for me.

      Clear objectives and expectations

      No class attendance.

      Not having to drive to campus

      Being able to do my work from anywhere at any time

      Due dates were known from day one. Assignments were manageable.

      Makes it much more convenient to work around my busy schedule. I work full time, year round, and I am a mom and a wife. It makes it easier to complete my work and participate on my own time instead of having to drive an hour and a half to campus every ti

      She gave ample time to complete the assignments without making it overwhelming.

      convenience

      assignments.

      working when I was free (late at night)

      Convenience--It allowed me to work around my schedule.

-       The teacher explained the assignments very well. She provided us with screen shots of things we may be confused about, and ensured that we knew exactly what we were doing.

      accessibility

      Flexibility

      The embedded webpage.  The professor provided the articles that he asked us to read.  I liked interacting in the Wimba Classroom.

      I appreciate the freedom of completing assignments on my own time in my own home.

      I was still able to communicate with classmates and teachers easily.

      Ease of getting assignments done.

      able to work at my own pace

-       The teacher had a great online prescence. He was very involved and engaged in our work, and I felt like he gave genuine feedback with our grades instead of just a "good job" or " this could be better."

      The flexibility to work from home while having the support of a knowledgeable professor .

      The weekly reminders of activities that were due.

      The class was set up very well with all the resources needed to complete the assignments on the home page of WebCT.  Dr. XXXXX made herself availble for online chat sessions weekly and created many discussion posts for organized questions.  Dr. XXXXX i

      I love the flexibility to work around career and family obligations. I like the instructor's use of "backpacks" for different assignments and the weekly "things to do" section.

      convenience, time and travel savings, could not attend without this option!

      I enjoyed using the discussion boards to post questions about various assignments.

      I enjoyed this class a lot and found it very applicable to my goals.  The assignments were relevant and I learned a lot.  I liked being able to work at my own pace.

      All material was given on the onset, so i could go at my own pace.

      Convenience

No group work---too hard to coordinate in an online program

      I can work at my own pace and I can work when it is convienent for me.

      The course was organized and WEBCT was easy to navigate.

      That I could do the work when I wanted to.

      The flexibility to work at my own pace from home.

      can complete assigments from home

      I liked the convenience.

      I live approximately 200 miles from campus.  I couldn't have taken these course any other way.

      I liked the ability and flexibility to have discussions on my time.

      Flexibility and not having to attend class on campus

      The flexibility involved.  I would not have the opportunity to be in school right now if it was not online.

      Work on class activities at my convenience

      I like the convenience of online courses.

      It was the most organized online class I've taken.  It was easy to follow, and I did not have to search for assignments, for where to turn items in, or for answers to questions.  I felt like I had no wasted time looking for assignments or wondering what

      Everything in this course

      convenience

      It was flexible for my schedule.

      The flexibility

      The flexibility to work at my own pace.

      The projects.

      The instructor was well organized and responded quickly.

      I enjoy not having to go to campus and sit in a class for a couple hours at night after all day at work.

      The instructor of this course, Dr. XXXXX, is very accessible and provides feedback promptly. Excellent!

      The flexibility

      I liked not having to come to class. I loved how Dr. XXXXX put the whole course up from the start because then it's truly self-paced learning.

      The flexibility to post assignments when needed.

      The class discussions

      convenience in terms of time and travel

      Flexibility - Anytime. Any place

      The amount of information that we learned

      Work was completed at my convenience

      I liked that it was totally online and the pace of this course.

      I liked being able to explore the many Web 2.0 tools available

      The professor was very engaged with the class and was very encouraging. I liked the suggested deadlines, but I also liked being able to work ahead at my own pace.

      I like the ability to work on my own time at home.

      time flexibility-able to work 24/7 in my pajamas.



did not spend time driving to campus from marietta.

      I did not have to meet at a certain time during the course.

      It allowed me to stay enrolled full-time and complete my course work while still having the freedom and flexibility of my summer off from teaching.

      Convenience

      That I can work according to my own schedule.

      The convenience of it, saving gasoline and the stress of traveling back and forth to Carrollton

      It was interesting as a hands-on class instead of just a theory class.

      The flexibility to work within my schedule

      I loved how the professor was quick to respond and provide guidance and grades.

      Being able to work at my convenience

      I can work at my own pace

      I liked that I was able to complete the work at a convenient time.

      The material was better organized than many of the online courses I have had.

      I loved the flexibility of the online course.  I am self-motivated and disciplined enough to complete projects without the need for much face to face interaction, so I liked being able to work at my own pace and get the work done in a way that fit my sch

      I can do it on my own time

      It allowed me to do the course from home.

      I could go at my own pace and did not have to travel

      I enjoyed the interaction with the professor and my peers.

      Everything!  This course was set up in such a way that it was easy to communicate with the professor and those in my group.

      I have always appreciated the flexibility of online learning.

      Easy to use and follow.

      I really liked having all the course materials available to us at the beginning of the semester.

Posting our pictures to flikr and being in a group was great.  I learned so much from the photos of my group members as well as their comments on my photos.

      I was able to complete assignments in my pajamas and on my own timeline.

      I appreciate the flexibility to complete my assignments at a time that is convenient for me.  I was able to keep up with my work during vacations and home stays.

      working at my own pace

      Flexibility

      Being able to work from home on my owwn time schedule.

      convenience of setting my own timeline and schedule

      I could work on this class at my leisure at night or early morning in my pajamas.

      I liked being able to log in on my own time table.  That is extremely helpful and beneficial to me in my schedule and family situation.

      I like all of the projects and interaction.  Dr. XXXXX is always great to give feedback.  I appreciate that so much and read every word of it.

      Ability to work on my own time and schedule

      Working at my own pace.

      Being able to work at my own pace.

      convenient, time management

      convenience

      The flexibility of the course.  All assignments were easy to access and understand.

      The discussion posts and the online classroom sessions.

      Immediate results for the quiz.

      I don't have to drive an hour and a half to get to campus.

      It is very convenient.

      The professor's approach.

      Convenience, flexibility

      At my pace at my place

      Convenience and the ability to work at my own pace.

      I like being able to work from home and on my own time.

      Work completed at your own pace with checkpoints throughout to establish progress

      Convenience

      That I was able to work on assigments according to my schedule. It is very convenient.

      I like being able to work when it is convenient for me which is usually at night after my children go to bed.

      I can work on the assignments whenever I can and have unlimited access with just an internet connection.

      The podcasts and organization of materials and assignments.

      convenience

      convenience

      I can complete assignments in my pajamas and on my own timeline.

      Convenience of working according to my own schedule

      convenience

      Easy access.

      The material

      The class discussions and the information I gained from them.

      The flexibility of participating at times convenient to me.

      I was able to be online when I wanted to be online.

      I like the convenience of online courses.

      It was flexible for my schedule.

      convenience

      I enjoy working at my own pace and not having to report to campus for class.

      Being able to work at my own pace and work on my schedule.

      no face to face meetings

      I am a teacher and am getting my Specialist degree while continuing to teach, so online courses are perfect for me.

      Everything

      Completing assignments at my own pace.

      I thought this was going to be a ho-hum class, but the readings and discussions were quite thought-provoking. I am thinking or recommending the book to my principal.

      I enjoyed it.

      The option to work when I was available

      Works great with my busy schedule.

      I liked  having the flexibility of "attending class" at my convenience. I also liked participating in discusions and completing assignments in my pajamas!

      The ability to complete the assignment at a time that was convenient.

      The flexibility was nice.

      I didn't have to drive to attend class.

      I liked the convenience.

      I was able to access the class on my own timetable.  That is quite valuable to me considering my hectic schedule.

      convenience

      I liked the flexibility in deadlines offered in this online course.

      It was organized and could be completed on your own time schedule.

      I do believe on-line courses   are valuable assets for most. However, I am a people person and rather be in the classroom setting.

      It was flexible to fit my busy schedule.

      I was able to work at my own pace.

      Ability to check answers and see the pages in the book that the question came from.

      That it was 100% online. It was very easy and convenient for me. I also loved that he zoomed in on the notes on the board which made it a lot easier. I have taken a lot of online classes and this one was one of the easiest as far as note taking

      The convenience.

      The time span of open assignments,

      That it was completely online.

      The response of the assignments and tests.

      Very convenient with my work schedule and fit perfectly with the other face-to-face class I took the same semester.

      Being able to work on my class work on my own schedule.

      I like and need the convenience of being able to do most of work at my own pace, I like and need to do mo st of my work on weekends when I am not on my job so online is very helpful

      That it was online.

      The online portion of the class allowed me to work at my own pace. This gave me flexibility to work ahead during the semester. As a student who is working full-time, it gave me the ability to work my schedule around my class.

      It was convenient.

      Easy, convenient, easily manageable

      We are in a part time program. Thus, we expect to be in class one day a week and in clinical one day week. This course required being in class two days a week. Therefore, distance learning made it possible to have one class day each week online. As part

      We are able to share freely with each other and learn from each other.

      I liked it because it is an easy 100

      Convenience and cost effective.

      I liked that you could work on the classwork when it best fit your schedule.  This made it a lot easier since it was a summer class.  I really liked how the course was set up.

      Convenient for course material

      That I could do it at home.

      I liked that I could finish as early as I needed to in order to meet my busy schedule.

      that its more convient

      I liked that I knew exactly what to expect. no pop quiczzes or anything. what was posted is what on the quiz and exams. I liked being able to do my work at my own pace

      The syllabus laid out class schedules and expectations early on allowing me to plan around my work schedule.

      This particular class I did not like the professor was no help and the class was a constant read and quiz and responding to post.

      All of the assignments were up early

      I really enjoyed all aspects of this course. I can't say enough about the instructors/designers, I think they were all outstanding. I thought the class was very challenging, yet fair. Although it was alot of information to take on in a short amount of ti

      His lectures being online were great

      Nothing, it was a great experience when learning about the EU

      i like that part of the course is online

      Loved the discussions.

      I could do everything in my own time. I could also save gas.

      Discussion topics are written down and allowed to be responded to on the students time. This allowed our answers to be well thought out.

      I liked the convenience of the class since I had several other obligations outside of class this summer.

      it was easy to access

      I like how flexible the course was. I didn't feel rushed to get everything done and could put forth effort into the course work.

      I liked the class participation aspect, posting discussions online and responding to others.

      It was easier to dedicate time to an online class considering the ease and accessibility.

      The course was handled extremely well.  The teacher was quick to respond to the students and was very understanding when approached with a problem.

      I could do my work whenever I was ready during the day instead of having a set time.

      The convenience of when I can learn the material and self discipline to complete the course.

      It eliminated my lengthy commute while still providing a quality course.

      Not having to drive an hour to Carrollton every day.  Being able to log on and take assessments at my own convenience.

      It was very convenient to be able to access the class on my own time as I work full time.

      Convenience of not having to drive to Carrollton & being able to work on this at my convenience.

      Convenience. Could work almost any hours when your time was available.

      Not having to drive!

      No face-to-face meetings to take awa from my schedule

      I love the flexibility and ease of online learning--especially for post-graduate classes.

      I really liked the flexibility of assignment deadlines.

      The ability to complete college assignments around my work schedules.

      I could work at my own pace, at home, without spending money on gas.

      Ease and flexibility

      Very organized

      The only thing to complete in addition to the Learning Festival was an Independent Project.  I like that I had the entire semester to work on this project and it made this class less stressful.

      I was able to correspond and submit assignments to the professor without driving to school.

      Flexibility of my time.

      The independence to research and complete assignments on my own schedule

      great set up

      Web videos from my professor

      Do it on my on time frame.

      The powerpoints were very informative and interesting.

      The teacher was very organized and each folder we had daily had specific guidelines. Very easy to follow

      Accessible any time, anywhere

      studying at my convienence, and not have to meet face-to-face interupting my schedule

      self-paced workload, save commuting time & expense

      I liked the convenience of being at home.

      The flexibility to complete work when my schedule allows.

      Easy to access course materials.

      Easy access and provides the ability to work at own pace.

      I liked the convenience of working from home.

      I liked being able to complete my assignments when I have time.

      I like saving the on-line power points that fellow students made so that i can continue to learn from their presentation.

      The convenience and flexibility of responding online and not having to listen to some students who are constantly beating dead horses in the middle of class.

      I was free to complete the assignments on my time, just by a certain date which was typically a week from when the assignment was posted.

      Flexibility of the scheduling, as well as getting things done by the end of the week allowed me to work on projects in my own time.

      Work on assignments at home, minimize the commute

      I liked being able to do my work on my own time.

      Discussions to communicate with professor and peers at a distance"

      It saved on fuel. I could work at my on pace to a certain extent.

      EVERYTHING

      I liked how I learned things I never knew before.

      The ability to access and do my work when it was convenient for me, as I was working this summer.

      the flexiblity

      It was easy. Students won't complain if you offer the same degree for half the effort.

      Fuel savings, ability to work at different flexible times

      Specific deadlines. Simple and straight to the point.

      I liked the convenience of this particular online course.

      Had more time to do work

      fuel savings, flexible time on assignments,discussions, and assessments,

      It's easier. If this university is willing to shun traditional higher education  and offer the same degree for less than half the effort and not even being required to show up, I don't think you will get any complaints from lazy college students. Let's s

      That it was conveinent to access the videos for the course online.

      Everything

      Good class.

      Great teacher. Instructions were very in-depth. Learned a lot.

      Being able to complete the activities in my own time.

      Ability to complete all assignments from home which minimized the commute.

      ability to review at my own pace

ability to come back to the informaiton at a later date

ability to save the information for future reference

      Oppertunity to work more-or-less at my own pace.

      Everything were available for me to use.

      convenient

      It was flexible and I could do my work when it was a good time for me. The class materials were available from the beginning of the semister and I was able to work at my own pace. All the tests and discussion boards were easy to find with clear, well spa

      accessibility

      Flexibility to work around my schedule.

      good

      ease of use

      I could complete the required material and assignments at my own pace. It was great for planning my summer vacation around the required assignments- I submitted early before I went out of town!

      Courseden is easy to use; instructor posted so many helpful resources; instructor was available and responded quickly to emails

      Being able to work on assignments at my convenience.

      This course was very organized from the beginning of the course. The expectations were made clear and easy to follow.

      Very convenient for my personal schedule

      Convience

      It saved travel time and provides learning flexibility.

      Convenience

      I could access the class everyday and not have to leave my house.

      The ease of use

      Everything. The professor was excellent.

      Certainly the convenience and savings in fuel costs; access to articles was beneficial reading.

      The ability to complete work on my own schedule

      ease of use

      Can do at home anytime

      Certainly the convenience and savings in fuel costs; access to articles was beneficial reading.

      I did not  like the online portion of this course. The professor did not untilize WebCT and all of its organizational aspects. This course was the most confusing online course that I have yet to take.

      Easy to access.

      instructor was great; responded to emails  promptly; course resources that were posted were helpful

      Everything! This course was the best course that I have yet to complete online. This was due to the professors organization and active online response.

      The ease of using the services

      Everything. Information was presented in a professional manner.

      It saved me commute time and added increased flexibility.

      I liked that the class was completely online.

      The easy access

      The convenience.

      It was straight forward and easy to understand.

      The ease of access to the information needed.

      I love the convenience of online learning.  I have always been the sit-at-the-back-of-the-classroom kind of girl so online learning puts me at ease with no pressure from other students or instructors.

      Nothing stands out to me...

      that i could do things on my own time

      I could do it anytime during the week.

      I liked being able to get ahead of my assignments.

      doing it at my own pace

      Everything.  I live an hour away, work full time, have 2 young kids, and a police officer husband.  I never could have taken 4 classes in the summer at on-campus and passed them while at the same time making minimal changes to my daily life.

      I think some people may be able to express thoughts about the emotional subject matter easier online than face to face

      It was a class that stayed interesting and was well planned out you knew week to week what was going on and due.

      It's convenience.

      It was a good class

      Less time consuming.