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Online Learning Orientation

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Service Summary

Whether you’ve taken an online course before or not, the Online Learning Orientation is for you. Offered by Carleton Online and the Centre for Student Academic Support, this short cuLearn course goes through the nuts and bolts of learning online to help you start strong and stay resilient in your online courses. 

The six lessons cover the main features, benefits and challenges of online learning and explore various tips, including how to effectively manage your time, how to optimize your learning space, how to interact and engage online, and where to seek additional supports. There are testimonials from Carleton students, who share their best practices for learning online. Along the way, you can test your comprehension with self-check questions and wrap up with a feedback survey at the end.

This experience is completely online and should take about an hour to complete. 

You can register for the course on cuLearn. Once you log in to cuLearn using your MC1 credentials, click enroll.

If you have any questions, please contact us or attend one of our webinars.

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