Online learning is a very unique educational experience, as an online student you will have a much different "classroom" experience than a student in a traditional classroom setting. Watch the following video to learn about some of the e-Learning strategies you can use at UNT Dallas. [6m 13s]

Strategies for Online Students at UNT Dallas


Necessary Skills for Online Courses

In order to ensure that you are fully prepared for your online courses at UNT Dallas, the following is a list of expectations and requirements:

Students in a hybrid and/or on-line program should be comfortable with and possess the following skill sets:

  • Self-discipline
  • Problem solving skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Enjoy communication in the written word


As part of your online experience, you can expect to utilize a variety of technology mediums as part of your curriculum:

  • Communicate via email including sending attachments
  • Navigate the World Wide Web using a Web browser such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer
  • Use office applications such as Microsoft Office (or similar) to create documents
  • Be willing to learn how to communicate using a discussion board and upload assignments to a classroom Web site
  • Be comfortable uploading and downloading saved files
  • Have easy access to the Internet


Many of our online students are working adults who choose our online courses to earn new degrees and skills to advance in their careers. With online learning, you can study at your own pace. Yet if you want to succeed in your online education, it’s important to develop good study habits. In the following video we highlight five online study tips to help you in this area. [5m 2s]

For more information or technical assistance on using the Learning Management System, please refer to the Faculty and Student Helpdesk or your course.