Category: Worklife & Study Balance

Can’t Keep Up With Your Peers Online? That’s Just Fine.

Recently, I find myself perusing social media and online journals (usually in the comfort of my bed, half asleep) and asking myself: “Where the hell are they all getting their energy from??!” Some people in Instructional Design and Learning and Development, seem like unstoppable…

How to be a bad (and therefore, totally normal) mature, distance student

When you sign up to be a mature, distance student, you do so knowing it will not be an easy path. Whether your 15-20 hours of study per week are going to run alongside a 40-50 hour work week, family life, a social life;…

Monday Meme – Assignments Looming

And so the second assignment of my first module in the Masters in Online and Distance Education looms like a massive ball of fiery terror on the horizon. I know many of my module-mates are going through the same thing – trying to fit…