#1 Reason students fail online courses: Failure to prepare for online study life
This describes students who enrol in online courses and with hopes of successfully
completing without preparing themselves to face the challenge of online study life. Success
online requires self-motivation and proper time management to ensue students stay
focused on the study and work. Failure to preparing for online study life often results in
the student losing focus when focus is required the most. This often leads to students
dropping out prior to completing the course/program.