After completing this course, you will be able to:
• Identify self-care techniques that can help you maintain a healthy mind for
• effective online learning.
• Set up a supportive space for learning.
• Create a study schedule and plan for accomplishing your learning goals.
• Practice techniques for boosting the effectiveness of your learning.
• Identify the technology you will need to learn online.
• Build connections with your learning peers and instructors, as well as their larger online learning community.
Price: $20.00

    This course is designed for those who are new to learning online. It will prepare you with
    strategies to be a successful online learner by answering the following questions:

    • How do I take notes during live or recorded instruction? What’s the difference?
    • What’s the point of discussions and how should I participate in them to get the
    most value?
    • What can I do if I have trouble concentrating or lack time to complete
    • What is the ideal study environment?
    Module 1: Self Care for Learning
    • Stress
    • Breathing
    • Role of Memory
    • Sleep and Memory
    • Napping
    • Healthy Routines
    Module 2: Space, Time, and Technology
    • Location
    • Creating a Schedule
    • Stay on Task
    • Accounts
    Module 3: Learning Strategies
    • Metacognitive Strategies
    • Motivational and Behavioral Strategies
    • Practice, Application, Reflection
    • Effective Reading Comprehension
    • Video Comprehension Techniques
    Module 4: Communication and Community
    • Finding Learning Peers
    • Communication
    • Collaboration
    All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements:

    Internet Connection
    • Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless)
    Hardware Requirements
    • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
    • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

    Software Requirements
    • Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher
    • Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 or 2013 or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
    • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
    • Adobe PDF Reader
    This class is an independent-study course. Students will have all the resources needed to successfully complete the course within the online material. A student helpdesk is available for technical support during the course enrollment.

    Product Type:
    Course Type:
    Professional Enrichment
    1 month
    Avg Completion:
    1 Month

      Get the support you need, when you need it

        • Our admissions advisors will help you identify career paths, accredited colleges, and funding solutions
        • Customer & Technical Support is available throughout your course experience via Live Chat, Phone, Email, and Text
        • Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8-5pm CT

      Stay on track to reach your completion goal

        • Scheduling and Time Management assistance tailored just for you
        • Active reminder notifications about important deadlines in your class
        • Join giveaway raffles for achieving course milestones

      Become Job-Ready: Career Training Programs ONLY

        • Take advantage of real-world experience outside of the classroom with an employer-based externship program
        • Work with a career counselor to schedule your certification exam (if applicable)
        • Complete an employer-ready resume with a career coach
        • Participate in live mock interviews and job guidance sessions

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