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When Should Students Drop an Online Class?

This topic was also popular in our recent poll – thanks for voting!

Online students are often overscheduled – adding academic course work to employment and family responsibilities. Dropping a class can seem like an easy option to lighten the load when a crisis occurs, but it's not always the best option. Students: join us and share your experiences and questions about online course schedules. Instructors: join us and share your guidance and recommendations.

Join us during our summer schedule – 30 minutes – on Wednesdays beginning at 12pm ET.

This week's read-aheads:

What does it mean to drop a course? from University of Wisconsin-Madison

I'm failing. Is it too late to get an incomplete? From Ellen Bremen, The Chatty Professor

Staying the (Online) Course from