Preparing to Learn

Make the Most of Learning Online:
The Learner’s perspective

Audience: College Students or Professionals

Goal: To provide an orientation to the online or blended learning environment for college students or self-directed learners seeking continuing professional education, on their own or paid for by their employer.

Example:Make the Most of Learning Online

Description:A two-week module introducing participants to the difference between the traditional and virtual classrooms, including the unique designs and study habit required for success.

Instructor facilitated, self-guided learning using Web-based tools, including a hyperlinked ebook, Make the Most of Learning Online: The Online Learners Web-Book.

Delivered multiple times a year for more than 12 years, this module—with special annotations—is included as the introductory segment of our training programs for teachers, trainers, or consultants.

A rudimentry version was first introduced to the world as a part of the One-Person Business Conference on The WELL in 1988.

For 12 years from 2000 to 2012, this module was delivered to the “Health Forum Fellowship in Creating Healthier Communities” of the American Hospital Association. Other clients recieving this more robust version, as it was refined across time, include:

  • California Institute of Integral Studies
  • Columbia College of California
  • Consortium for Worker Education: Green Businesses of New York
  • Dominican University of California
  • King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Missouri State University
  • Modesto Junior College
  • NASA Astrobiology Institute
  • New College of California,
  • Pacific Bell Key Stakeholders Liason Team
  • Thompson Rivers University
  • Universidad Interamericana de Puero ri

In addition, nearly 50 institutions purchased just the ebook for use in their own introductory/orientation courses.