April 27, 2017 - 3:01pm -- Ashland University

What Makes A Successful Online Student?

Are you enthusiastic and willing to learn without having to receive reminders from a professor?

Self Motivated

With the freedom and flexibility of the online environment comes responsibility. The online process takes a real commitment and discipline to keep up with the flow of the process. If you are self-motivated and are willing to stay on top of deadlines, online courses can give you the freedom that you need to successfully complete courses at your own pace. A successful online learner needs to have basic technical skill. These include the ability to create new documents, use a word processing program, navigate the internet, and download software.If you possess basic technical skills you can be on your way to becoming a successful online learner!

Time Management Skills 

As a successful online learner, you must be able to manage your time well. This flexibility is one of the great benefits of online learning. It can also be a drawback for a student who has the tendency to procrastinate. To manage your time critical 

A Good Study Environment 

Another critical component of good online course success is a good study environment. Make sure that you have a study space that is quiet, and be sure to avoid games or other distractions. Also, beware of surfing as it makes it easy to lose track of time as you wander from site to site.

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