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Online College Learning Style Evaluation

Are you thinking of enrolling in an online college program? Or perhaps you are thinking of enrolling in a single online course to see if it suits your learning style?

We encourage you to arrange a free, one-on-one meeting with a member of our admissions department. It will be an opportunity to discuss any concerns, and to evaluate your personal learning style in light of the online college environment. In the meantime, the information below may answer some questions.

Is online learning right for you?

Commitment

If you are committed to earning a college degree, you can succeed as an online student. Our staff and faculty will provide the support you need to achieve your goals. Share your story with your admission representative and find out whether online learning is the best way for you to achieve your goals.

Time management

Be aware that an online class may take as much or more time than a class held in a traditional classroom.Time management is an important skill. You will need to be self-motivated, schedule time to work on your classes and avoid procrastinating. Then you can enjoy the maximum flexibility of online college classes—you can access course material, turn in assignments and take exams any time of the day or night. You can take extra time for challenging material, or fly through easy lessons quickly.

Comfort with technology

You will have 7-day-a-week access to live tech support. If you have high speed internet access, regularly use the internet to communicate, and are comfortable learning new applications, you will enjoy many of the features of CampusConnect, our online learning system. If you do not have reliable internet and computer access or do not enjoy learning new skills you may find that online classes are a challenge. Ask your admission representative for more details. 

Your learning style

If you learn best by reading and writing, online learning should work well for you. If you need to hear an instructor explain material before you understand or remember it, you may do better in a traditional lecture course. Online learning offers great opportunities for group interaction. In fact, many friendships start in the virtual classroom. If, however, it is important to you to spend face-to-face time with classmates and instructors, you may enjoy the traditional classroom more.  

We're here to help

It's our goal to help you make the best choice regarding a college program. Call 1-877-655-7676, contact admissions or stop by any campus and we will arrange your one-on-one online college readiness assessment.

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