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Emergency Alert

Campus is closed

Campus is closed today, Tuesday, Aug. 11, because there is no electricity. Strong winds yesterday brought down trees, limbs and power lines on campus, and throughout the Quad Cities. To reach the Augustana switchboard & police/public safety call 309-794-7711. 

 

Skills for distance learning

Distance learning was not in anyone’s plan at the start of spring semester 2020. You might need to modify some of your study habits and techniques in this new model.

If you like to learn by watching videos

Augustana students have access to excellent video resources by Innovative Educators, available until April 24. You will need to create your free account,

Recommended videos

Orientation for Online Learning Workshop
Student Success Workshops:
Learning Strategies Every Student Should Know
Time Management Strategies for Success
Overcoming Procrastination and Cures

If you like to learn by reading

These are some of the best resources we’ve found.

Adjusting Your Study Habits During COVID from the University of Michigan

Online Learning Tips during COVID-19 from the University of New Orleans 

Top three tips for success

1. Communicate with your instructors, which means read your email.

2. Create a schedule, and stick to it.

3. Stay organized.

Also see Connecting to Resources.