Distance Learning courses are designed to allow you to manage your assignments and study efforts within flexible time and place restraints, free from a regular class schedule. Online courses assist students who have transportation limitations, variable work schedules, and other constraints which make attending a regular class session difficult. Distance Learning courses place the responsibility for course management squarely on you, the student. This method of learning is not appropriate for all students at all times.
To determine if you would be a successful distance learner, read the following list of characteristics which assist a student in being successful in an online course and check all that apply to you: