Being a Successful Online Student
While a traditional student in a face-to-face course gets to know his or her fellow classmates and teacher by sharing personal interactions on a regular basis, the online student "attends course" independently of the teacher or other students. Online courses are "asynchronous," meaning that students and the teacher do not have to be logged into the classroom at any given time. Online students most often will complete course activities--such as adding reactions to responses posted in a discussion thread at a day and time most convenient to their schedules.
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