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… Continue Reading “Can’t Keep Up With Your Peers Online? That’s Just Fine.”

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;… Continue Reading “How to be a bad (and therefore, totally normal) mature, distance student”

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… Continue Reading “Monday Meme – Assignments Looming”