Discover the skills and tools you need to learn online effectively
This course is designed to give students the digital edge to succeed as an online learner at university and set you on the path to achieving your learning goals.
Take the first step in your online learning journey
On this interactive course, you’ll discover what successful online learning looks like, and reflect on how you can contribute collaboratively online, and find your own online support groups.
You’ll identify the tools and resources you need to get the most out of your independent learning and studies.
As you learn how to develop and professionalise your online identity and safeguard your online presence, you’ll pick up the skills required to thrive as a lifelong learner in today’s rapidly changing digital world.
Study with online learning experts
Designed by leaders in online learning, drawing on UNESCO’s Learning Compass 2030 and the European LifeComp Framework, this course is co-facilitated by students. You’ll have the chance to learn about the challenges and opportunities of online learning from students who have experienced it themselves.
What topics will you cover?
- Taking charge of your learning
- Setting goals and establishing good learning habits
- Creating the right places and spaces for learning
- Managing collaboration and effective online relationships
- Developing your online support network
- Harnessing digital tools and online resources
- Looking after your digital well-being and flourishing online
- Managing and professionalizing your online identity
When would you like to start?
Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for higher education students at all levels who’d like to enhance their online learning experience.
It’s also suitable for those who want to become more capable online learners for their chosen careers.
Who developed the course?
Dublin City University
Dublin City University is a young, dynamic and ambitious Irish university with a distinctive mission to transform lives and societies through education, research and innovation.