Prospective Students

Characteristics of a Successful Online Learner

A successful online student....

  • is self-motivated and self-disciplined
  • is able to commit 10-15 hours per week, per course
  • is able to communicate through writing
  • is able to work independently
  • is comfortable using a computer
  • Will keep up with assignments
  • Can deal with technology and its unexpected problems
  • Contacts the instructor promptly with questions about the course
  • may need a flexible schedule but understands that flexibility does NOT mean the course will be easy
  • is ready to start on Day 1 of the course

More tips for being a successful online learner can be found by clicking here.