Not too easy. Not too difficult.
The biggest cons for me were the costs, ignorance of classmates and lack of responsiveness from teachers.
There were students who would post incoherent and grammatically incorrect discussion board assignments and receive an A.
Hours per week:
Advice for students:
In fear of receiving bad grades on group assignments I would often volunteer to do the editing because most of my classmates should have never earned a high school diploma based on their (there, they're) writing skills!