Monday, July 13, 2020
Are you ready to learn online?
Have you been thinking about online learning but not sure if online is the right fit for your learning style? Fanshawe College offers a totally unique, free and easy-to-use tool to help you make this decision before you apply to any of our fully online programs or register for an online course. 
We know that learning online can have a unique set of challenges and opportunities. We want you to have all the information you need to make sure that this format of learning is right for you before you apply. Our free online learning readiness indicator is easy to use, doesn’t take long to complete and will provide you with recommendations and resources to help you get started and be prepared for success in online learning.
The survey will cover the following topics, which will help determine if online learning is the right choice for you:
  • self direction
  • learning style
  • study habits
  • technology skills
  • computer equipment
When you have completed the survey, you will receive your results via email. Thousands of potential students have already participated, now it is your turn! Are you ready for online learning? Let us help you find out - click here to access the survey.
Once you’ve test-driven our online readiness resource, you may be looking for more resources. We’ve got you covered with accompanying learning modules to prepare you for success in your online learning journey. You can access online learning modules covering the following topics:
  • How to succeed in an online course
  • How to be a successful learner
  • Being an effective online learner
  • Study skills


Another tool that is available is Learning to Learn Online. 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.
When it comes to setting you up for success in an online learning environment, Fanshawe has you covered!

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