Am I Ready to Study Online?
An online program can be a convenient option for continuing your education, especially for people who thrive on the independence and freedom offered by online education. But you may be wondering if an online program is right for you.
Five Habits of Highly Successful Distance Learners
Compare yourself to the following list of five habits of highly successful distance learners to determine whether online classes are right for you:
- Motivation to work independently and stay on task
- Ability to work at a pace necessary to complete assignments
- Good reading comprehension skills and aptitude to consume information without direct guidance
- Ability to filter distractions that might get in the way of learning
- Capacity to use online communications – email or discussion boards – to explore new concepts with peers