20-Minute Mentors

How Can I Help Students Who Are Struggling with Online Learning?

For online teachers who are struggling with students who are not succeeding in online courses and need support, this 20-Minute Mentor details an array of easy-to-use strategies that will have a big impact on student success.

Frustrated student struggling with online learning

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How Can I Help Students Who Are Struggling with Online Learning?

While some students excel when taking online courses, many find online learning challenging and have difficulties keeping up with required readings, course activities, and assessments. Students may struggle in online courses because they mistakenly believe online education is easier than face-to-face, they have poor study habits, or they lack planning, organization, and time management skills.

This 20-Minute Mentor explores a variety of strategies and interventions online instructors can employ to assist students who are struggling in their courses.

Learning Goals

After viewing this Magna 20-Minute Mentor, participants will be able to:

  • Pinpoint reasons why students may struggle with online learning
  • Describe a variety of early alert systems they could use in their courses and the benefits of doing so
  • Identify a plethora of ways they can assist students and help them take corrective action to be more successful with online courses
  • Explain how student support services on their campus can benefit struggling students
  • Implement an array of strategies they can use to help motivate students in their courses

Topics Covered

  • The student’s perspective
  • Early alert systems
  • Corrective actions
  • Student support services
  • The instructor’s role


This program will benefit:

  • Instructors
  • Faculty
  • Instructional Designers

Product Code: QM21GA

Campus Access License

With the purchase of the optional Campus Access License, registrants are granted a license to download the program contents to a password-protected network, server, or website for additional staff use. You will receive information on downloading the contents of the program within 3-5 business days after payment has been received by Magna.

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Frustrated student struggling with online learning

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If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, you may cancel the order within 30 days of purchase and receive a full refund.

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