Strategies for Online Success


Strategies for Online Success

While you may be computer savvy and feel comfortable online, completing your courses and an entire degree program online with no physical classroom or

face-to-face contact presents its own challenges. Skills that are critical to online learning success include an ability to plan and manage time,

particularly since there is no structured “class time;” the capability to communicate clearly and effectively online where there is no nonverbal or

visual feedback; and the capacity to use technology effectively. This Discussion provides you with an opportunity to think about your skills in the

above areas, to explore strategies for successful online learning, and to share some of those strategies with, and gain strategies from, others in the


With these thoughts in mind:

Post a description of at least one strategy for each of the following key areas related to online success: planning, time management, effective

communication, and effective use of technology. Explain how/why you think each will contribute to your success as an online learner.