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Learning Online

Succeeding In Your Online Class

Online classes require organization and self-motivation. Here are some pointers to stay on top of your schedule and get the most out of your online experience.  We've also developed a UMass Amherst Student Orientation and Resource Area to assist you in getting ready for your online learning experience.  

1 Roper, A. “How Students Develop Online Learning Skills.” EDUCAUSE quarterly 30.1 (2007): 62.

2 Blackboard, Inc. (2011). "Student Orientation for Blackboard Learn." 
June 28th, 2008: TJF, KSK