Online Education For Dummies

Online Education For Dummies

by Kevin E. Johnson, Susan Manning
     
 

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Discover the ins and outs of online education

Welcome to the world of online education! Regardless of your age or experience, taking courses online is a popular and convenient way to earn a degree or certification from the comfort of your home computer. Online Education For Dummies is jam-packed with everything you need to find a program, apply for admission,

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Discover the ins and outs of online education

Welcome to the world of online education! Regardless of your age or experience, taking courses online is a popular and convenient way to earn a degree or certification from the comfort of your home computer. Online Education For Dummies is jam-packed with everything you need to find a program, apply for admission, and be a star student.

  • Online education 101 — get an overview of online education and the technology and computer skills needed for success

  • Click your way from campus to campus — find a program that works for you and get easy-to-follow guidance on applying for admission and securing financial aid

  • Tour the virtual classroom — learn how to navigate the online classroom and get advice on interacting with your virtual instructors and classmates

  • Develop online studying habits — discover best practices for being a good student, from setting aside study time to juggling the demands of work and family and everything in between

  • Understand netiquette and ethical behavior — learn how to communicate effectively and politely, work well in online groups, and properly cite your work

Open the book and find:

  • Advice on deciding whether online education is best for you

  • Online security measures to protect your privacy and assure your safety

  • Guidance for evaluating online schools

  • Information on registering for courses and attending orientation

  • Tips for completing and success-fully submitting assignments

  • Transition strategies to follow after you complete your course or program

  • Course options and guidelines for children, international students, and students with disabilities

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470595763
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/09/2009
Series:
For Dummies Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
360
File size:
3 MB

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