The STREAM Approach
Given the nature of online instruction, you may at times experience a feeling of loneliness and isolation, which could lead to loss of motivation and engagement. Left unchecked, this can make you give up on learning or even drop out of the course altogether!
But online learning does not need to be a lonely, mechanical experience. As outlined but the picture below, always remember that, while learning online you should be and feel:
Turn the flashcards to find out more about the STREAM APPROACH and its features.
Now, starting from the 6 keywords outlined by the STREAM approach (Supported – Tech-savvy – Relaxed – Engaged – Autonomous – Motivated), take 2 or 3 minutes to reflect on what they mean to you.
Can you think of other must-have qualities that would support your online learning? Feel free to take some notes or even sketch your feelings and ideas.