Idiom of the Day
go off on a tangent
to suddenly change one's line of thought or course of action
The speaker suddenly went off on a tangent and began to speak about something totally different.
Tips to succeed in online Learning
Create a schedule
Quality online instructors will create courses that are easy to navigate and have clear expectations, notes Wolf. Really good professors will help you put the framework in place, he says. If you dont have that type of framework in place, youll have to do it yourself.
When Finley began his online course, he says he needed to dedicate two to three hour time blocks to log in and complete assignments. I had to change around my entire schedule to complement my course, he adds. Im using Microsoft Outlook more than ever to set up when projects are due and to stay on track with the assignments. You have to dedicate time to this.