Chapter 9Being a Great Online Student

We opened the book with how to get off to a strong start. In this chapter, we will explain what distinguishes a good online student from a great one and show you how you can go the extra mile to distinguish yourself in your online classes. Finally, we summarize key takeaways for savvy online students and suggest ideas for where you might go from here.

Characteristics of Great Online Students

By reading this book, you have already demonstrated a commitment to being a good online student. Great students go further. They exhibit tenacity, maintain motivation, know online netiquette, and, perhaps most importantly, are aware of their strengths and put them to work:

Tenacity. Obstacles are inevitable when ...

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