Whether you're taking a self-paced, synchronous, or asynchronous course, online learning has tremendous benefits as well as hazards. Online learning allows for great flexibility for the learner: Asynchronous or self-paced courses allow the learner to work the course into their own schedule. Synchronous online courses, while held at specific times, still allow the learner flexibility of location. For all of its benefits, however, by its nature, online learning can also come with many tempting distractions, and requires the learner to be self-motivated to keep up with the work and stay focused.
This guide will provide tips and resources for finding success in online learning.
Buying extra equipment for optimal online learning experiences may not be an option for everyone, but some things you might consider when setting up your online learning workspace are: