Distant Learning Survival Guide
In order to accomplish the simplest of classroom assignments in the online environment there are certain elements that must come into play and information that must be retained. The resources and techniques used and applied throughout one course can be used in other courses. The use of these resources and techniques are essential to the survival of each student. Outlined below is the information needed to ensure that survival is met.
Using Axia's Educational Resources
The need for successfully locating usable information is always in high demand, no matter what class is being taken or what school is being attended. Questions will arise on any assignment given. Axia gives each student the means and educational resources to easily find the answers to those questions through course material and the course syllabus.
Some examples of these wonderful resources provided by Axia can be found under the “My Learning Resources” tab, located at the top of the home page. Once there, go under “Tools and Tutorials”, there you can find the “Library” and “Center for Writing Excellence”. The online library provided is far more expedient than the traditional library and is host to many databases that give you access to all types of articles. These databases also give you articles that are “peer reviewed”, which has been reviewed by a professional or someone that specializes in that field. The “Center for Writing Excellence” gives you the ability to check any document for plagiarism, common writing errors, and some other resources.
These are just a few of the educational resources provided by Axia.
Upholding Academic Honesty
A key thing to remember and to understand is how to uphold academic honesty. All too often students are found committing plagiarism which is duplicating someone else’s thoughts or ideas. It is not always done intentionally but by the lack of knowledge and understanding of the rules of how to properly cite your...