classes, also referred to as "Internet" or "Web -
based" couorses offer busy students an excellent opportunity
to pursue their educational goals at times and locations convenient
to them. These courses are offered over the Internet, and in many
cases do not require on campus attendance, except for review sessions
of the course content is on the Web pages created by the instructor.
Textbooks are also required for most courses. You can log in and
do your course work according to your schedule, as long as course
deadlines are met. You will communicate with your instructor and
classmates through the course's communication tools: email, discussionboards,
and perhaps chat sessions. In most cases you will have to come to
a campus Testing Center for exams.
Yes, but online learning is not for everyone. It is
rigorous and requires a clear commitment. To succeed in such an
environment you need to be an independent learner, well organized,
disciplined, and constantly on-task. To increase your chances for
success, read the following information, and make sure that you
can comply with the requirements before you decide
to enroll in an online course.