GUIDANCE FOR STUDENT ONLINE LEARNING
A zero-rated SUNLearn page, based on the institutional Guidance for Online Learning site, is now available! This page will continuously be updated to provide you with the most up to date information. Simply click here to access this SUNLearn page.
online learning practices and expectations can be quite daunting as it offers a lot of flexibility in where and when you complete your coursework. However, that flexibility means that you need to take some extra steps to ensure successful online learning. Since you are not attending classes according to a set schedule you will find yourself with a lot of unstructured time and you may be unsure of what to do first and how to continue with your curriculum. Below, we have outlined how you can stay focused and be successful during this transition to online learning.
Planning for Online Learning
Online learning provides convenience and flexibility, however there are some barriers that can stand in the way of online learning success, such as the feeling of being overwhelmed by a lot of information and tasks to accomplish. Therefore, we have provided some tips below on how to best plan your time, so that you effectively complete your tasks for learning. Below are suggestions on daily planning, weekly planning and monthly planning.
Tips for Online Communication (Netiquette)
The term netiquette is derived from a combination of the word ‘net’ (from the internet) and the word ‘etiquette.’ This entails respecting the views of all online users and to display courtesy when posting your own views to any online discussion groups. Netiquette helps to ensure effective and respectful online communication.
Support for Online Learning
To ensure a successful and effective online learning experience, we have provided you with a handy ‘support table’, which you can use to seek any help that you need with online learning related queries. Below are suggested support types to help you with technological support, academic support and health and wellbeing support.
* The content of this webpage is dynamic and will continually be updated with useful resources and tips for students.