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Are you ready to be an online student?

online-studentOnline classes can be an exciting way to learn. Their convenience and flexibility appeals to many students, but they are not for everyone. Students drop-out of online classes at a higher rate than in-person classes.

This is often because they do not have the proper equipment or, more importantly, the personal skills and habits required of online students. Ask yourself the following questions, then click the "Find out more..." button after each question. Your answers to these questions may encourage you to register for an online class, or to rethink online education as an option for you.

1 Do you have the time? find out more
2 Do you have access to an Internet-connected computer? find out more
3 Do you have the necessary basic computer skills? find out more
4 Do you have the necessary learning skills? find out more
5 Are you self-directed? find out more

 

After answering these questions and reviewing the material presented in the "Find out more" links, you will have a good idea whether online classes are a good fit for you.




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