Online Learning Tips

As a student at-a-distance, you must acquire important skills and characteristics in order to be successful. Excelsior College provides resources to help prepare you for online learning.


Whether you're looking for a learning style assessment, personality inventory, motivational tips, or strategies to improve test performance, you can take advantage of these and many other online learning opportunities:

Study Strategies

Suggested methods that will help improve your study habits are time management, scheduling study sessions, an effective reading/study system, a good note-taking system, and motivation. To help polish these skills, try some of the links below.

Online Information Guide

This Online Guide lists resources such as Netiquette rules, hints on interacting online, engaging in chat, using the Excelsior College online library and the MyExcelsior academic discussion boards, and searching the Excelsior College Course Search database to locate appropriate courses for your degree program.

Useful Tools

Some useful tools include: