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Is Distance Learning Right for Me?

Is Distance Learning Right for Me?

Are you ready to be an online learner?

Are Online Courses for you?

One of the most common misconceptions students have about online learning is thinking online courses will be easier. Online learning is not necessarily easier or harder than a face-to-face course but is a different type of environment that some students might find a bit more challenging.

To determine if online learning is right for you, check out this short quiz provided by the Illinois Online Network:

Self Evaluation for Potential Online Students

Characteristics of a successful online learner:

Guidelines for Students in the Online Environment:


What Technology Requirements do I need for Class Success?

The minimum technical specifications needed to participate in this course are:

The minimum technology skills that you need:

System Check:

You should do a system check on your computer before logging into Momentum for the first time. There is a link provided on the Momentum log-in screen to this feature. This will verify your browser version, browser settings, and the display settings on your computer.

CTAT/Help Desk:

If you are having problems logging into Momentum (D2L), timing out of the course, using your course web site tools within Momentum (D2L), please call CTAT at 865-882-4556. For all other technical problems call the HELP desk at 865-354-3000 Ext 4357.

Student Support Resources:

To view the resources CTAT has for RSCC students please visit the CTAT Website and then click on the “Student Training” tab to view various topics covered on our site.

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