Take time to answer the following questions to see if your learning style is suited to online learning.

  1. Are you a self-directed individual?
  2. Are you someone who does not procrastinate and who is able to set personal schedules and deadlines?
  3. Are you comfortable using the computer and do you have convenient access to one?
  4. Are you proficient in keyboarding skills?
  5. Are you comfortable learning in a text-based environment and enjoy learning through reading?
  6. Are you willing to take responsibility for seeking help by contacting your instructor, counselor or online education office?
  7. Are you willing to commit 9 to 12 hours per week for each course?
  8. Are you someone who needs to take online courses instead of traditional courses?
If you answered "Yes" to these questions, then online education may be right for you.

If you answered "No" to any of these questions, you may want to reconsider taking an online education course. You can also get assistance in improving your study skills through the Learning Center's Study Skills Resources Online Handouts.

  What is Online Education?
  Who Should Take an Online Course?
  How Can I Succeed as an Online Student?
  Self-Assessment Quiz
 Technical Requirements
  Online Communication
 Blackboard Learning System
  Student Resources