Strategies for Online Academic Success
1 Credit Hours

Course Description

Strategies for Online Academic Success is designed for the online learner to introduce students to the college’s expectations, environment, and resources so that they may become more competent learners.

This class covers a multitude of topics relating how to be a successful student in the online environment and the things you will need to know as a college student, as well as covering many of the services that you would have available to you if you were attending on campus, such as financial aid information, study skills, career information, etc. It is our goal, and we hope yours as well, that you have a positive college experience at Iowa Central, and this class is designed to help you do that.

You will also learn about valuable sources of information and help, and about a variety of topics that are geared toward helping you in the real world of education and work.

Course Delivery
FlexNet courses are taught via the internet using iNET (located in TritonPass). Students can enroll in a FlexNet course at any time throughout the semester as long as there is space available in the course, except the last three weeks of the term. Students have until the end of the term to complete the course from the time of enrollment and payment. All FlexNet courses end on the same date, the last day of the term, no matter the enrollment date. FlexNet courses do not have weekly deadlines, but it is highly recommended for students to stay on task.

Instructor: Susan Wells
(515) 574-1185 (not available during summer)