Learning to Learn Online helps you prepare for online learning success at Fanshawe by introducing you to the online learning environment and your role as a learner within it. As you come to understand yourself as an self-directed learner, you will also be introduced to effective learning strategies: time management for online learners, information management, professional communication, and reading strategies. This textbook is designed to compliment our Learning to Learn Online course offered in Fanshawe's free Open Course initiative.
Choosing to study internationally also means that you are beginning an intercultural learning journey. Your personal strengths and prior learning will support you along this path. You will also quickly notice that ways of learning might be different in Canada than you’ve experienced before, while other aspects of your life as a student may be quite similar. This resource is designed to help you start your journey well. This book will introduce you to key skills that you can begin developing even before you travel to Canada.
College is a formative time for students. Understanding effective strategies for student success can go a long way in helping with retention of students.