Is Online Learning for Me?
The nature of computer-based and online courses is completely different from the traditional classroom environment specifically in terms of modes of delivery and interaction. While online courses do offer maximum flexibility, they also require self-discipline and good reading and writing skills, as well as a willingness to work independently.
The following review has been developed to assist you in deciding if online and distance learning is for you. Please review the following questions, keeping in mind that the more you answer YES – the more likely your learning experience will be both rewarding and successful. If you find you answer NO to some of these questions, you may want to consider whether this type of learning environment will satisfy your goals and needs.
Learning and Communications Skills
Time Management Skills
Minimum Computer Hardware Requirement
To participate successfully, the following are the minimum technical requirements we recommend. If you don’t have access to this level of technology – you may want to explore upgrading your systems prior to taking an online class. Do you have:
Learning Style Comparison