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Tips for Successfully Navigating Online Courses

There are a number of tips for students to successfully navigate online courses.  Here is a list of the most important:

  • Prepare and plan for each course ahead of time
  • Treat the online course like a “real” course
  • Hold yourself accountable
  • Practice time/attention management
  • Create a regular study space and eliminate distractions
  • Actively participate
  • Take notes even when you’re online
  • Know yourself and adjust accordingly
  • Access all appropriate recourses including tutoring when available

Adapted from Northeastern University Graduate Programs Blog: https://www.northeastern.edu/graduate/blog/tips-for-taking-online-classes/

For more helpful tips on learning online, check out these sites:

https://goodcolleges.online/study-tips-for-success/

https://www.collegeraptor.com/getting-in/articles/online-colleges/tips-for-surviving-your-online-classes/

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Dj3YR30EXii5vDLQLfwnbeZY3FMAfRwCMT3vjstOiVY/edit

 

Also watch the following videos:

Three preparation and planning tips to effectively study for your online course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-deFSyeXSM

A short CrashCourse video on planning and organization for your classes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AKAuRby7n8

This TedxTalk to see how this student changed her study habits with the Pomodoro method: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7e7gtU3PHY

A comprehensive video to learn how to make the most of online courses: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eF-Z1hJ67-Y