I've learned that to be a successful distance learner, and you have to be self-disciplined and able to work well on your own.
Akapo has recently completed our Level 7 Business Strategic Management course. Read below his Online Business School experience.
Asides the apparent flexibility, with OBS, you can earn an accredited degree for a fraction of the cost. Online courses are a great alternative to the student who must hold a full-time job while enrolled in college. Online courses are not only convenient, but they teach you how to become a more disciplined scholar.
In today’s society, online courses are widely used in colleges providing easy access to course materials, classroom discussions, and feedback to instructors. I’ve learned that to be a successful distance learner, and you have to be self-disciplined and able to work well on your own. Since you won’t be physically going to class each week, you can take part in course from the comfort of your own home.
The personal dashboard, a networking platform and most especially the support that students need to succeed in developing their professional skills and achieve a university qualification.
It would be best if you were self-disciplined because the instructor won’t always is there to remind you of assignments or project deadlines. Other obligations may mean that you are not able to do the work as regularly as if you were physically attending class, it will be up to you to make sure that you are keeping up with all the work for the course. Also, one of the main objectives of college is to become a well-rounded individual, with the skills needed to successfully manage a busy agenda. I would recommend online courses to anyone that has a busy schedule, such as having a full-time job or having family responsibilities. Also, you can learn well by doing the necessary work on your own, without depending solely on interaction with other students as a means of learning.