Strategies for Online Success

Strategies for Online Success (SOS) is an orientation to learning online geared towards preparing students for the transition from taking courses in-person to taking them online.

About SOS

Strategies for Online Success (SOS) is an orientation to learning online geared towards preparing students for the transition from taking courses in-person to taking them online. It consists of three modules:

  1. Online Learning Basics
  2. Skills for Online Learning
  3. Online Learning Technology

The modules include interactive components, such as videos, self-checks, and resources for students to download. Some of the key learning outcomes include:

  • Recognize the importance of goal setting and the elements of SMART goals.
  • Identify when to ask for help and who to contact.
  • Identify strategies for employing netiquette and respectful communication in an online course.
  • Identify strategies for managing time, managing distractions, and combating procrastination.
  • Identify ways in which you can organize your online and physical learning environments.
  • Recognize basic Internet search techniques and operators.
  • Recognize strategies for setting up and managing digital files.