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Online Learning Readiness Tutorial: The Big Picture

Focus Your Attention

Before you begin, ask yourself

  • Is learning online the same as learning in person?
  • How are they the same and how are they different?
  • What are some of the challenges you will face as an online learner?
  • How might you overcome those challenges?
  • Despite the challenges, are there any advantages to learning online that you don’t experience in a face-to-face or in-person class?

Of the eight benefits of online education described below, which appeal to you the most? Are there any that you do not consider benefits?