Online Learning Resources

This page provides resources to support you as you adapt to learning online. In addition to using these tools and strategies, be sure to reach out to your instructor and campus resources for support.

8 Questions to Ask Yourself To Get Started:

  • Do I have access to my courses on LU Learn (Blackboard)?
  • What textbooks or materials are required for this course?
  • What technology is required?
  • Is this course self-paced or do I need to meet my class online at a specific date/time?
  • How and when will office hours be held?
  • What are ways I can contact my professor?How do I a submit my course work? What format do I have to submit work in?
  • What academic resources can I use to support my learning?

Course Strategies

These strategies provide information on how to make the most of your online learning experience.

  • Take ownership over your course and set goals to complete your assignments
  • Create a schedule for when you will logon and engage with your courses
  • Remember you are not alone, reach out to your classmates, professors and campus resources

Testing Strategies

Review the tips listed below and pick some to implement for your next online test:

  • Reread questions to avoid missing key words
  • Set up a space to take your test where you won't be disturbed
  • Complete a practice test in the same time frame you have for your test
  • Have paper and a pencil ready to work out problems
  • Test your Internet connection and make sure your computer is charged

Study Strategies

Learning from a distance doesn't mean you have learn everything alone or study alone. Use these tools to connect with others during your learning:

  • Communicate with your professor during class, attend online office hours and ask questions
  • Collaborate with your peers using Microsoft Teams or emailing each other on LU Learn (Blackboard)
  • Create study tools online using Quizlet or StudyBlue