- Shopping Bag ( 0 items )
Ships from: Mishawaka, IN
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Success in On-Line Learning: offers distance learners the necessary tools for success. Using the provided information, students will be able to make informed choices based on individual needs. Readers will learn about a variety of topics applicable to online learning, such as teaching strategies, learning differences, the vocabulary and procedures of educational institutions, receiving college credit, transferring old coursework into a new program, payment planning options, and methods for maintaining motivation. Concrete guidance is provided in areas such as developing skills, studying, research, community building, goal-setting, and time management. Any college that offers online courses as part of their curriculum will find this text to be an invaluable student resource.
Introduction - Who this book is for and how it can help you. How to Use This Resource. Part 1: Know Yourself. Is on-line learning for you? Discovering Your Learning Style. Learning Theories. Learning about Yourself. Teaching Methods and Strategies. Of course you're self-reliant…right? Part 2: What You Want (without wasting your time). FAQ's and Questions You Should Also Ask. Accreditation and Diploma Mills. Fitting Old to New - Transfer considerations. Credit Where Credit is Due - The Experiential Learning Process. Financial Aid Considerations - who can help and how to plan. Internet Skill-building - Getting around, getting information. Choosing an Educational Provider. Part 3: Getting It Done. Managing The Educational Project. Setting and Achieving Goals. Learning to Study - Studying to Learn. Creating a 'Study Mentality' - Instilling habits for success. Researching and Writing the Research Paper. On-line Listening and the Global Village. Expecting and Dealing with Changes - Some problem are normal. Staying motivated for the Long Haul. Visualizing and attaining success. Keeping Communication Channels Open - The importance of others. Celebrating Your Achievement. Glossary of Selected On-line Learning Terms. Suggestions for Further Reading.