Essentials for Online Learners
There are two categories of skills you need to succeed in an online course: Study Skills and Technical Skills.
Although this attribute is not a required skill, a good sense of humor will take you a long way!
If you are still unsure if online education is right for you, take the Online Education Assessments.
Online courses focus on academic content and are not designed to teach you how to use Moodle or the other required technical skills.
Another important factor to consider before taking an online course is your environment. To help you succeed in an online course you must have the following:
All RCC students get a FREE “roxbury.edu” e-mail account. This email is used by the college administration and faculty to send all official information. To find out what your email address is and activate it, click here. If you would like to forward your “roxbury.edu” email to an already established personal email account, click here.
If you do not have unrestricted access to a computer, consider purchasing your own computer through the Computer Discount Programs offered to RCC.