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Online Learning Readiness Tutorial: What You Will Learn

The Learning Outcomes

Being an effective online learner requires a specific set of skills. This tutorial will help you understand the principles of online learning and how to adapt your study habits to be successful.

Please note: This is not a tutorial about the equipment or software required to learn online. For help setting up your online learning workspace, please visit this Technology Tips page.


After completing the learning activities associated with this tutorial, you should be able to:

  • Recognize the difference between in-person and online learning.
  • Dispel some of the myths associated with learning online.
  • Identify the skill set necessary to be successful as an online learner.
  • Interpret the requirements or expectations of your online course as outlined in the course syllabus.
  • Assess your readiness to learn online.

If you require a certificate of completion, please complete the quiz at the end.