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Student Online Learning Module

Taking Online Tests

Taking online tests is a different experience. You may think that these are easier than regular tests or exams and that you don't have to worry as much. However, these tests can often be more difficult because they are asking more of you than simple recall and retrieval of information and key points. 

The following sections will outline how to prepare for the test, what to consider during your test and what to do once it's all over.

References for this section

Brecher, D., & Shaffer, D (2017). Thriving in Action. Ryerson University.

BYU Independent Study. (2016, June 8). How to effectively study with online courses [Video file]. YouTube.

James Madison University. (n.d.). The learning toolbox

Stetson University (n.d.). Strategies for success.


Western Governors University (n.d.). Student success