Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Are You Prepared For Online Classes? Here Are 8 Tips That Can Help

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Are you new to online classes? Do you need a little help adjusting to the online format? No need to worry. Below are 8 tips that can be used to help you succeed in the online classroom platform.

Tip 1: Set Realistic goals

Did you know people that have goals are 10x more likely to succeed?

Tip 2: Prioritize Assignments

It is important to determine which assignments have a higher priority than others.

Tip 3: Create a Daily Schedule and Stick to it

Designating a specific amount of time to your online classes can increase the chances of success.

Tip 4: Connect with Your Instructor and Advisor

Find out when your instructor’s office hours are so you can plan your communication and when you can receive a response.

Tip 5: Use Remote Study Groups

FaceTime, Google Hangouts and Skype are good apps for remote study.

Tip 6: Study, Study, and Keep Studying

A general guideline is to study for 10 hours per week, per class.

Tip 7: Allow for Computer and Internet Issues

Make sure to have a backup plan when faced with technical issues.

Tip 8: Practice Self-care

Make sure to take time for yourself and be patient with yourself.

Click here to learn more about online success strategies and to watch a video on managing your online classes.