Top 5 Strategies for Successful Online Study

03 Jun 2015

Top 5 Strategies for Successful Online Study
Top 5 Strategies for Successful Online Study
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More and more people are finding that the flexibility and convenience of studying online is hugely beneficial to their hectic lifestyles and personal life goals.

More and more people are finding that the flexibility and convenience of studying online is hugely beneficial to their hectic lifestyles and personal life goals.
Gone are the days of late night classes, part-time degrees or starting your MBA only to give up four months down the line because of time/work/family issues.
With online studying you are transported to a whole new world that consists of just about everything.
But what are the top tips for getting the most out of online studying?

  1. Motivate yourself – remind yourself why you chose to study in the first place and keep this present in your mind as often as possible. Have a vision in your mind; you in a graduation gown throwing your cap in the air or of the holiday you’ll reward yourself with when you’re done, and keep this as your main focus. Try to develop your own personal motivation strategy as it is a great asset to the online learning experience and can keep you from losing interest or giving up altogether.
  2. Get organised – keep a diary of important dates and always plan ahead; this will help to have assignments finished before, or in time for, the deadlines. And get some folders, label them and start keeping all your work in one place. Get yourself down to your nearest stationary store and have some fun picking out labels, stickers, pencils, notebooks and hole-punches.
  3. Good Time Management - self-discipline is most definitely one of the challenges that online students face. Establishing schedules for classes (be they web based or otherwise) and assignment study is very important. Creating these study schedules takes away the pressure and enables you to keep on top of everything you have to do. Try to begin your work early and aim to finish in plenty of time before your deadline.
  4. Engage with other online students – student interactions are often quite fun and speaking with others from your course on a regular basis can be both helpful and encouraging. Students can learn as much from other students and their experiences as they can from instructors. And much of the time you end up with new friends who also have the same academic interests as you.
  5. Limit online distractions – try to set aside periods of time during the week that are just for studying and eliminate distractions during this time. If you have set aside a specific time for studying leave your emails and social media accounts for a later time.
By embracing these simple strategies anyone can be successful and flourish in the online learning environment.

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