Taking an online course in the summer is similar to any summer course in time, effort and quality. The obvious difference is that you will interact with your professor and fellow students online instead of in the classroom.
People who are successful online learners are:
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Generally, you will need:
Some online courses may require proctored exams, either online or in person. For proctored exams online, your course instructor will guide you to an online proctoring service. If you are able to come to campus for in-person exams, you will take this proctored exam in a room arranged by your instructor.
If you are not able to come to campus, the UCSB Office of Summer Sessions will help you locate a proctoring center where you can take any proctored exam required in your course. You will be responsible for the cost of using a proctoring center or online proctoring service (the range is typically $20-30). You must make arrangements for a remote testing location at least 2 weeks prior to your exam date by contacting Cindy Bumgarner at firstname.lastname@example.org
You will have technical support from two sources: