Positives: Career opportunities
Negatives: No recognised prior learning from work experience.
My advice to future students is: Stay motivated and think of the end goal.
Positives: Positives - very responsive eLAs. Up to date information given. Negative - TurnItIn and Studiosity (proofreaders) are slow and a waste of time.
Negatives: proofreading people they use are useless - take forever and aren't accurate
My advice to future students is: swinburne is a good choice. don't overload yourself with too many units at once
Positives: Gained more knowledge
Negatives: Would love to have more online discussion
My advice to future students is: Be intelligent in using computers for online study
Positives: Self paced, supportive uni
Negatives: Occasionally eLA's are out of touch or uncaring and hardly participate or aren't attentive, occasionally assignments are confusing and it's hard to get clarification
My advice to future students is: Don't sweat the small stuff, just try your best and if you need help or clarification just ask for it from your eLA's in the Discussion Boards (not on facebook from peers)
Positives: Very easy to do school work online
Negatives: I don’t find many negatives but the amount of reading is sometimes to much
My advice to future students is: Just go for it. I was hesitant to start but glad I did
Positives: Support, collaboration,
Negatives: No placement visit
My advice to future students is: Be organised
Positives: Flexible hours, good course content
Negatives: Some of the reading material is out of date.
My advice to future students is: Join the new mentoring program available to new students. The information and support the mentors give is invaluable.
Positives: Study at own pace
Negatives: Ela response to questions often take a while
My advice to future students is: No
Negatives: No face to face interaction
Boring weekly discussions that are not real life
My advice to future students is: Don’t get involved in the politics of university
Positives: You can study at the hours that suits you
Negatives: It can be hard to get answers quickly when you need them from the eLAs
My advice to future students is: I thought it was self paced, but you still have to stick to a schedule, even though you can study at the hours that suits you
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