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The Savvy Student's Guide to Online Learning by Ted Bongiovanni, Kristen Sosulski

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Chapter 1Getting a Strong Start Online

As an online student, you will use many of the same skills you have developed in school and life, but you will also build new ones. After reading this chapter, you will understand different course formats, know how to make a positive first impression online, allocate time for your online studies and see how you learn best. At the core, online learning is learning. The key difference? You will be using digital tools instead of analog ones. Instead of going to a physical classroom, you will be learning, communicating, interacting, and participating in digital spaces.

What Are Common Online Course Formats?

There are a few different formats for online courses: at your own pace; live online in real time; ...

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