Self-Efficacy in Online Environments - personal judgments of one’s ability to organize and execute courses of action to achieve goals.
Self-Regulated Learning - self-directed process by which learners transform their mental abilities into academic skills.
Reading and Writing – two main methods of communication that are strong predictors of achievement in online courses.
Learning Environment - time restraints resulting from academic and non-academic responsibilities.
Learning Goals - degree/certificate being pursued and reasons for enrolling in online courses.
Tech Access/Literacy - availability of internet and computers, knowledge of software and ability to learn new platforms.
The SOSSI is free for all campuses to use. If you are interested in using SOSSI with your students or with a cohort of students please contact: Jessica.Murray@suny.edu.