1st Edition

The Savvy Student's Guide to Online Learning

By Kristen Sosulski, Ted Bongiovanni Copyright 2013
    134 Pages
    by Routledge

    134 Pages
    by Routledge

    The Savvy Student’s Guide to Online Learning prepares students of all kinds for contemporary online learning. While technologies and formats vary, this book serves as an authoritative resource for any student enrolling in an online degree program or taking an online course.

    Topics covered include:

    • How to become a great online student

    • Creating an online presence

    • Interaction and communication techniques

    • Online group projects and individual work

    • Technological requirements and how to get technical support

    • Online classroom "netiquette" and time management

    The authors, both experts in online education, introduce the information and skills required of successful online students to navigate this new learning landscape with confidence. A highly useful companion website provides video presentations that explain the different types of online learning as well as a real online course with activities for students to practice and interact with other learners around the world.

    Chapter 1 – Getting a Strong Start Online
    Chapter 2 – Your Online Learning Toolkit
    Chapter 3 – The Digital You
    Chapter 4 – Getting to Know Your Faculty and Peers
    Chapter 5 – Participating in Your Online Course
    Chapter 6 – Working in Teams
    Chapter 7 – Individual Work
    Chapter 8 – Evaluating Performance
    Chapter 9 – Being a Great Online Student
    Appendix A – Are you ready to take a course online?
    Appendix B – When technology fails


    Kristen Sosulski is the Director of the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning and clinical assistant professor of information systems at New York University Stern. She has her Ed.D. from Columbia University Teachers College.

    Ted Bongiovanni is the Director of the New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies Office of Distance Learning and teaches online courses in research methods and project management.