WHEN SHOULD I ASK QUESTIONS IN MY ONLINE CLASS?
As Soon As You Have Them!
Waiting until the last minute to ask a question or ask for assistance is one of the worst things you can do in an online class. If you ask a question about an assignment a day before it’s due, you run the risk of not having your question answered in time for you to meet the deadline.
Avoid this situation by asking your questions early
This way you will have time to meet your deadlines and avoid the stress of last minute rushing. Try using one or more of these tips:
- Set your own “question deadline” by building a time for asking questions into your weekly five day study plan.
- Remind yourself of this deadline by including it in your master calendar.
- Review your syllabus for the instructor’s communication policy and contact information.
- Make note of how and when you should contact them with questions.
Use Online Tutors for Assistance
At Boise State, you also have access to a variety of online tutors for subjects ranging from accounting and economics, to math and sciences. Build time into your weekly study plan and master calendar to ask online tutors questions.
To access your account, access Boise State’s eTutoring web portal and follow the directions for accessing your account.