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Question: If I take an online course, do I have to be in the class at a specific time?
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Question: My online course's discussion groups often get derailed by unproductive comments. How can I get the threads back on track?
Question: I'm in my third online class and I'm having difficulties keeping up with the assignments and discussion posts. Do you have any suggestions?
Question: I just registered for my first online class. Is there anything I should know or expect?
Question: I'm thinking of taking classes online, but I'm not very technologically savvy. Do you think this is a bad idea?
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Question: Do I have to buy books for online classes?
Question: What is plagiarism, and what does this have to do with being an online student?