tips for online study

Tips to help you study online

Making the decision to study is quite a self discipline challenge.  Although your course may give you contact with a mentor, lecturers or even a study group it is up to you to make and stick to the commitment and submit your assignments.

Top Tips for Online Study

 

tips for online study

  • Be or be willing to learn to be tech savvy . Your course is online you will need to able to maneuver and use the computer.
  • Have reliable equipment and Internet connection.
  • Be committed and self accountable to submitting work on time
  • Setting aside specific time every week for study helps a lot. Try and make it a regular block of time.
  • Be strong and block out time in your calendar.  You have to study and studying online requires some self discipline. Block out the time like an important meeting. Make a date with yourself.
  • Stay organised and keep all your study things together. If you don't have a desk use a study bag to keep everything in. Use your study time wisely and remove other distractions. eg turn off your phone or exit social media.
  • Keep note of where you are up to. If there is a bit of time between study times there is often too much of the next study time wasted trying to remember where you were up to. Just as you finish write yourself a note and some points to jog your memory next time.
  • Set some goals. This week you will finish reading this.  This week you will get started on this unit. today you will read the next three chapters of your text.  Set yourself achievable goals.
  • Keep going. It can be really difficult when you are trying to do so much and then add study but if you can find your self a groove and stick to it it will can be done.