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Young lives, parenting and families

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  • Points: 60
  • Code: KE322
  • Level: 3
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I was surprised and delighted with my result on this module and on the whole, I found the material interesting, so much so that I often digressed, performing more research than was required.
However, my main concern lies with the inline discussions. Now, my interpretation of a discussion is that someone posts a comment and everyone else reads it and comments, etc. When I commented on a post, no one responded and I felt that reading dozens of comments without discussion was not a good use of my time, so I stopped participating. Whilst there may have been some useful and interesting comments, sifting them out was difficult. Although the range of comments would have been more limited, I felt that the inline discussions should have been limited to tutor groups rather than module wide. Interestingly, as the course progressed fewer people posted in these discussions.

Course starting: October 2018

Review posted: September 2019

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