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WatchMyth: Students can get by with procrastination in online courses
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Reality: Procrastination is definitely not OK - procrastination in online courses can cause more problems for students than procrastination in a traditional course.
Online learners need to be independent, motivated and self-starters since there is no one enforcing what is due when. Student must be able to set their own schedules and stick to them. Students need to be able to manage the flexibility of an online course.