More than 3 million adult learners will study online this fall — maybe even you. How can you successfully finish your courses and continue to earn your degree?
"There are common mistakes many students make — whether they study online or attend traditional 'brick and mortar' universities," says Dr. Frank McCluskey, provost of American Public University System ( http://www.apus.edu ), which serves more than 12,000 online learners worldwide. "Unfortunately, these mistakes can stand in the way of career advancement."
McCluskey — who has received an excellence in online teaching award from the Sloan Consortium, a group committed to quality distance education — offers these top five tips for success:
1. Manage time effectively2. Make time for family3. Create a good study environment4. Make the most of your university community5. Value the journeyMore at the Online Learning Update.Did you enjoy this article?