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So got me book, got time to study, all i need now is for Thursday to roll around, the study planner will open, and off we jolly well go.

I only have to write 4 essays and a double length final essay for this module, which is nice.

Here we go again.

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Dispatched

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So according to my module planner, my books have been dispatched  so hopefully they will be here soon.

The module website opens in one week.

Here we go again..

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Getting ahead

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I have managed to get one week ahead of the study planner, which is good news and extra revision time... the exam is only 16 weeks away now.

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Getting ahead of the planner

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So i have kept going through the Christmas break.

I am now 2 weeks ahead of the study planner. Which is handy, time in hand is always useful.

Did anyone else keep going, or did you take a break,?

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The christmas break.

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I wonder how many of my fellow students take the christmas break.

Personally i use the time to plow on with study and try to get as much study done as i can.

I find it really motivating to work through. By the time the planner restarts after christmas, i can get ahead and have the course 50% complete.

I am looking forward to being half way done with a222.

So do you work through the break?

Or do you have a rest?

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New study planner layout

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I think the new study planner layout is good.

But then i have a new pair of glasses!

The others were 10 years old.

So rather than splurge on new stationary for the start of the module, i went for new glasses instead.

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Here i go again

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To quote whitesnake...

Here i go again out on my own...

The study planner is open, the books are with me,

Time to start the 9 month A222 philosophy adventure.

Happy days...

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errors upon errors

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I do have a question about how many errors or miss-prints are considered reasonable in module text books and the study planner?

For my module DD211, we have had the following:

TMA 2 guidance notes were incorrect

TMA 3 guidance notes were incorrect

TMA 4 guidance notes were incorrect

TMA 5 guidance notes were incorrect

Week 14 had dead links in it

Week 19 had incorrect information in it

Wee 21 had dead links and missing information in it.

Plus the whole online tutorial event on the 5th of October failed to work, despite us all wanting to do it because we had missed our first lecture because the tutorial booking system was a mess.

all this came after a update to the module books in June 2016, which i include here because some of the typo's are funny.

  • Book 2, Block 4, chapter 14, page 41. Tony Blair was elected in 1997 and left office in 2007
  • Book 2, Block 4, chapter 14, page 42. Jimmy Carter left office in 1981, not 1991
  • Week 26 audio transcript for “Political concepts revisited” should read “serfs” and not “surfs”
  • Week 26 section 4.2 the audio interview with Richard Heffernan indicates that in the US decisions on smoking in public places are covered by federal law. This should be 'state' law rather than 'federal' law.

Serfs not surfs!


Does anyone else have this kind of level of errors in the course materials?

Or have DD211 this year just been extra lucky?



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