We're here to help you succeed, so we've put together a list of tips for remotely learning. Download the PDF version of this list.
- Create an effective workspace free of distractions and not too comfortable.
- Take notes, save files, and bookmark sites important to your coursework.
- Write down any updated due dates and grading changes since going online.
- Know how to get help remotely with The Learning Center and The Writing Center.
- Set goals for the rest of the semester and break them up into actionable tasks.
Managing Your Time
- Create a daily routine to give your day structure and keep your day moving.
- Plan out your classwork and daily activities using a weekly planner.
- Set alarms and reminders to help you stay on track.
- Make the time you don't feel you have.
- Create a quiet space in a low-traffic area.
- Close non-school related browser tabs.
- Create a no phone/app zone.
- Find a track for your background noise.
Downsides of Multitasking
- Assignments take longer.
- Mistakes are more likely.
- Your brain will retain less information.
Online Class tips
- Check your courses frequently
- Stick to your original class schedule as much as you can
- Find out how to participate in class. Are there digital office hours?
- Take notes just as you would normally.
- Create a group chat with classmates for discussions and study groups.
- Focus on one project task, or assignment at a time.
- The Learning Center
- The Writing Center
- Office of Disabilities
- IT Help Desk
- Academic Apps
- Virtual Lee Hall
- President Savoie's COVID-19 updates
Most importantly, Take Care of Yourselves!
- Stay active with UL's Virtual Rec Classes
- Take breaks and go outside
- Keep in touch with your family & friends
- Limit your news intake
- Reach out when you are in need
Campus Resources for self care
- WASH YOUR HANDS