What do you like about online learning in your program?
I LOVE flexibility of online learning. I was able to make my class fit my busy life!
What are some advantages/disadvantages of learning online?
An advantage to learning online is the flexibility to complete assignments at my own pace. I work full time and have a son so it was great that I could complete discussion posts, quizzes, tests and my final at times that were convenient for my schedule. I did not experience any disadvantages to learning online. I would definitely consider another online course if one was offered in my program.
What has surprised you about learning online?
The high level of interaction with my professor and classmates surprised me. I thought I would be alone with no interaction or assistance. My professor was very accessible and my classmates and I emailed one another as well as used the message boards to communicate ideas.
How do you think your online program will benefit you in the future?
Due to the online nature of the course I was able to save relevant websites and links for future reference as well as share that information with my current employer to benefit the company.