Being a good time manager will make or break your success in an online course. It is so easy to ‘forget’ about your course if you are not required to be in any one location at any time during the week. However, if you are someone who is busy, or who is frequently distracted from schoolwork by other obligations or social situations, then you need to learn how to manage your time.
Online courses require time. Usually you’ll have at least one assignment and one activity to do per week. Sometimes you will have discussion responses due by mid week. What that means is that you need to schedule time for your online class just like you would if you had to be in an on campus class.