Posted by Dr. Bob on September 27, 2004, at 17:33:24
In reply to Re: student forum - Dr Bob, posted by alexandra_k on September 21, 2004, at 17:41:07
> I don't see why we have to be a currently enrolled university student to post there for the following reasons:
> (1) People may be able to help others by telling them strategies etc that they found helpful in the past when they were studying at university
> (2) People may be studying at polytecnics or private training establishments and they may face similar issues / problems and should have a comperable ability to contribute on relevant issues. Maybe some from high school even.
> (3) A lot of people view learning / studying as a lifelong process and so it does not all come to a grinding halt when their enrollment expires.
> (4) People may be considering returning to study and could usefully post to the students board.
Those are all good points, but I guess I was thinking they might feel more like it's theirs if it's restricted to them?
> we are identifiable by our university email adresses.
If there's a public directory, yes. So if anyone has serious concerns about me being able to look them up, I agree, it might be better for them not to register with it.
FYI, charging a fee has been discussed, for example:
And that might not be possible anonymously...