Course Description

This 1-credit hour course prepares students enrolled in UGA online courses how to use the web for successful college experiences. The course covers navigating online resources and services; using online tools for time management and organization; developing strategies for online learning; searching for content; and evaluating the credibility of online information.

Course Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Optimize their learning preferences and mindsets when engaging with online courses and content.
  • Navigate UGA’s wealth of online resources, services, and systems, as well as computer and software use in college life.
  • Utilize the science of motivation to avoid procrastination and the use of strategies and internet tools to enhance time management and organization to their advantage in learning online.
  • Locate and use contemporary tools and strategies of online group work, meetings, feedback, and project management.
  • Autonomously navigate library databases and tools, and determine the relevance and accuracy of online content.
  • Explore and utilize online resources and tools to enhance learning and motivation with textual sources (i.e., online readings) and multimedia sources (i.e., podcasts and online videos).

Course Syllabi

Coming soon for Fall 2024 and Spring 2025.

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