It is very common for university course to incorporate some component online.  Even traditional classes where you attend lecture and discussion session in person you may have some work to do online.  Other courses may be fully online and you can complete the entire courses without ever seeing your classmates in person.  No matter the delivery method, the following tips can help you be successful.

Learning Online: Tips for Success

  • Prepare for the course!
    • Read the course syllabus
    • Be sure you understand what you are expected to do
    • Know your due dates
    • Manage your time wisely
  • Ask questions
  • Engage with your classmates
  • Get feedback from your instructor & peers
    • And act on it!

Online Courses through Illinois