Sep 02, 2019
The course gives a introductory insight into the digital marketing. It'll enable the students of this course to introduce themselves to world of digital marketing. Thanks for this amazing course.
Aug 30, 2015
Very good, informative and useful. My only wish is that the presenter was a bit more natural, rather than appearing to read the text off the screen all the time. But that is just a minor comment
von Oana D•
Aug 10, 2016
Very light in useful content
von Rhiannon C•
Feb 08, 2016
This was my least favorite of the course. The questions were out of order, the videos and lectures were terrible and dry
von Zeynep A K•
May 09, 2016
I think this course could have been more interesting. It was very dry with just slides and majority of the examples were not explained well. Especially the one about the marketing plan was not about plan but about presentation skills. This course content definitely needs update.
von Seif E T A•
Feb 25, 2018
More interaction and better presentation from the instructor and more case studies are needed, I would have read the book by myself and didn't bother to spend any money on this course
von Sammy L•
Jan 06, 2017
was boring. nothing interesting here.
von Ankit K•
Mar 27, 2017
Too much theoretical.This course should not be a separate course.It can be a part of other course.
von Domenico M•
Apr 15, 2016
waste of time.
von Hana H•
Mar 18, 2018
Professor reads off a screen, its quite obvious and distracting as opposed to other professors that teach this class as a form of a discussion.
von Mauricio P•
May 25, 2017
Great subject matter. Very interesting content. But the presenter kills the course with her obvious reading. Slides could be much better presented and illustrated. Very poor visual aids. Some times the slides are not going at the pace she is reading, because she didn't click on time. She could follow the teleprompter on time avoiding her to make so many pauses and waiting to catch up with the screen. This course has many areas of improvement!
von Pascal A S•
Jan 22, 2018
The video lectures were okay and likely helpful for beginners, but not particularly insightful for people with some background. The quizzes were sometimes borderline bad in that I could easily argue that 3 out of 4 answers provided are valid. I also flagged a question that seems wrong, generally (at least when reading the original paper he is referring to). Also, and this is a general complaint with these kind of courses: They never give you an explanation why they consider a given answer as wrong (or better compared to other answers available). Thus, leaning from quizzes is limited.
von Jana B•
Feb 18, 2017
very boring lectures, the professor should not read the slides, but actually try to speak her own words, because this is causing lost interest and as a result less attention paid and less knowledge received.
von Dinh T K H•
Sep 19, 2016
Not very much information and lesson to learn deep
von Victor C•
Dec 01, 2016
I did not like the teacher but I did like the course material.
von Andrea R•
May 19, 2016
I found this course less engaging than the previous ones in the specialization. I would have appreciated if the video lessons were focusing more on commenting case studies; in many cases I had the impression that the Professor was simply reading the slides...
von Karen H•
Aug 24, 2016
The first week was a bit dry but improved the following weeks. Articles we read were interesting and the assignments were engaging. Since I wanted to achieve a high grade, I found that the weekly assignments took longer to complete than described.
von Krisztina F•
Aug 05, 2016
Not up to my expectations. Compared to the previous modules in this specialisation, the lectures are dry, the presenter is not focused and slides are sometimes mixed up. The reading material is great and a definite plus is that it is free. But the lectures should be more practical (not just the bullet points of the book), and the weekly assignment should not be a chapter summary question. The course developers should have taken the time to develop a case study for each topic, like in the first module in this spec. I highly recommend reviewing and improving the content.
von Jay J•
Nov 03, 2016
This class is more of a Marketing 101 class than a digital marketing class. Interesting, and probably a great class for someone looking for the basics of marketing.
von Avril F M•
Feb 21, 2016
This course is not as good as the ones that are part of the Digital Marketing specialization. It was hard to keep traction and interest to finish it.
von Jessica P•
Jun 28, 2016
The presenter in this course is hard to follow and does not have good slides. She often does not put her bullet points or lists on the slides ( I am a visual learner and she does not provide enough on screen info) She is really uncomfortable and makes it really hard to listen to her talk. She struggles through the entire presentation which is just super distracting. Content is good though.
von Guia G•
May 04, 2017
I don't feel like the videos were helpful in explaining and offering guidance. They were boring and basically repeated everything given in the readings. The delivery should be improved. Kevin Hartman was clearer
von Sofia P•
Feb 15, 2017
This type of course structure may work at an undergrad level, but for continuing education it is sub-par.
The video lectures were the instructor reading the slides, reading from the course reading, or showing videos that were listed in the course reading. The course quizzes had too many questions that focused on memorizing details from the case studies or a statistic shown for a bit in the lectures rather than try to foster understanding of the material.
There were some technical issues such as links from the course readings expiring and not being replaced, in-lecture questions dealing with a subject matter different from the topic of the lecture, etc.
The one good thing from this course - it uses a great textbook (free), which provides lots and lots of useful data and insights into digital marketing - and this is the sole reason the course gets 2 stars instead of 1.
von JaiPal Y•
Dec 11, 2017
Long theory bases course, Need to me more practical base, did not expected this form Illinois university
von Natalye P•
May 02, 2017
I am taking the Digital Marketing Specialization and this has been the poorest course I have taken thus far. The instructor is obviously reading directly from a script because of her constant long pauses between words and how frequently she gets lost when presenting information. She also clicks to new slides and bullet points at the wrong time which is very disruptive. The information presented on the slides really does not summarize what she is saying at all and I constantly had to refer to the transcript to get the information I needed to write down.
The assesment questions for this course are also quite poor and a lot of the time need to be further researched online. The quiz questions also seem more involved than the lectures presented and can need some researching as well. I was looking forward to this course and I am disappointed. The instruction for this course seems like she does not the subject well enough to provide insight and quite possibly as if this is the first time she is giving a lecture/presentation.
von renu m•
Aug 08, 2017
Very very basic and theoretical. Lectures were bookish and uninspiring.
von Arjun S•
Jun 18, 2019
The professor was clearly reading from a prompter, which resulted in the sentences being broken and having a very poor flow. This was improved in the next course with animations and engaging videos, but this course was not enjoyable :(