University College is developing a Guide to Online Achievement in Learning (GOAL) to help you to prepare to succeed as an online learner. This resource will be online in May 2016. In the meantime, visit some of these links:

  • California Community College’s Online Student Readiness Tutorials new window
    This is a collection of 11 high quality interactive self-paced tutorials on a variety of online learning readiness topics, such as organization, time management, communication, and support.
  • Michigan Community Colleges Ready for Online Courses? new window
    This is the online orientation for the Michigan Community Colleges. The interface is simple and intuitive. The self-assessment captures essential elements for online learning success.
  • Northstar Basic Computer Skills Certificate new window
    This site provides an interactive skills and knowledge based assessment on computer basics, including hardware, operating systems, internet, email, and productivity software. There is an accompanying website ( with each standard linked to an internet tutorial.


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Guide to Online Achievement in Learning (GOAL)