IRSC Global Tips for Success - Indian River State College
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IRSC Global Tips for Success

IRSC Global staff has compiled tips and recommendations to help you succeed in your online courses.

Best Practices for Students Taking an Online Course

Online students will have the greatest success when employing these best practices:

  • Log in and check for announcements daily.
  • Check your course email regularly.
  • Communicate with your instructor.
  • Create a study schedule so that you don’t fall behind on assignments

Studying and Time Management

Online courses requires students to spend time preparing and completing assignments. For every credit hour, expect to spend a minimum of three (3) hours working on the course. Therefore, a three (3)-credit course would require approximately nine (9) hours of time, each week.

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