Taking an online course doesn’t mean one must study any more or any less. It just means one must study differently.Note taking is still very much a critical success factor. The beauty of the online system is that a student can listen to/watch the course material the first time without taking notes; allowing more attention to be paid. Then, the student can replay the class a second time for purposes of taking notes. Click here to read on how learning works and how to optimize the online learning experience for maximum effect.