BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Online Prep

Tools for Success



$ 152.00

Instructor: Kelley Elizabeth Shane BA
Credits: 0.50

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This course is a guide to help students succeed in the online learning environment, and specifically in a BYU Independent Study course. Students will engage in learning content and activities to increase their study skills and their success in online and distance education classes. Students will explore tools and tips for digital natives, analyze the best use of a learning management system, set up schedules to use their time effectively, apply test-taking strategies, and discover their ideal learning style.

Course Content:

Unit 1: What is Independent Study?
Unit 2: WHY, WHERE, WHEN, and HOW Matter
Unit 3: Make the Online Environment Work for You
Unit 4: Active Readers and Noteworthy Notes
Unit 5: A Test?! Don't Worry; Study Effectively!
Unit 6: Learning--One Size Does Not Fit All

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.