As you work toward your degree or certificate, you’ll be gathering skills and insights from your classes that you can blend into your daily work. This is one way that Georgia State Online adds value to your career before you even graduate.
Among the areas in which you’ll see change are:
Online learning will turn you into a better communicator. Your writing skills will improve. You’ll get plenty of practice conveying your ideas and position on issues via class discussions and presentations. Your storytelling skills will improve as you add context to your essays, reports and discussion posts.
Comfort with Technology
Georgia State Online classes will have you using provided software and communications tools that you may not have used before. As you become comfortable with this, your computer skills and comfort with adopting new technologies will grow. Your ability to use technology to find answers will no doubt improve as well. Finding information relevant to your projects will hone your research skills and will cause you to look at issues from multiple points of view.
Your classes will likely have you interacting with classmates in group assignments, on discussion boards or in recorded or live video chats. As you collaborate with fellow online students you will have opportunities to assume different roles in your group interactions. You’ll discover that you all have various levels of experience and understanding of the concepts covered in classes. Discussions and reactions to projects will have you thinking in new ways about working through challenges.
You already juggle a lot of priorities. As you fit in online classwork, reading and interacting with your instructors and classmates, you will develop a method for finding places in your daily flow to study. You will quickly adapt to your new schedule and be able to recognize when you can "check out" from school versus the times you need to work smarter at making time for classwork.
While you’re earning your online degree at Georgia State, you’ll also be improving on these – and other – personal skills that prepare you for whatever comes next in your career.
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