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    Online Readiness Quiz
    Are you ready for online courses? Take this quiz and find out!
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    Online Readiness Quiz
    Welcome! You will be asked a series of 13 questions that are designed to help you assess your readiness for online courses. We're ready when you are. Click below to get started.
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    Technology Readiness
    This is the technology readiness portion of the quiz. The next 5 questions will deliver insight into your readiness for online courses through assessment of your tech-savviness. Let's get started.
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    Question 1:
    Do I have access to a computer with high-speed Internet access on a regular basis?
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    Great!
    Having regular access to a computer with high-speed Internet is important for successful online learning.
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    Uh-oh.
    Without access to a computer with high-speed Internet access, it will be difficult for you to succeed in an online learning environment.
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    Question 2:
    Do I know how to create, save, and organize files on my computer?
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    Fantastic!
    The assignments and readings you receive from your instructor will require these skills.
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    Required.
    Many online courses will require you to practice these skills. If you are uncomfortable creating, saving and organizing files on your computer, consider familiarizing yourself with these skills before enrolling in an online course.
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    Question 3:
    Do I look forward to learning technology skills that are new to me?
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    Wonderful!
    Online learning provides opportunities to better the technology skills you have and practice new ones along the way! Students who are motivated to learn technology skills tend to have more positive outcomes in online courses than students who are not.
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    Practice makes perfect.
    If learning technology skills intimidates you, there is always room for practice and discovery, but you may want to consider an alternative to online learning to best suit your skills and interests.
    Online learning provides opportunities to better the technology skills you have and practice new ones along the way! Students who are motivated to learn technology skills tend to have more positive outcomes in online courses than students who are not.
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    Question 4:
    Am I able to download and attach files and participate on online discussion boards?
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    Good!
    Many of the assignments you complete will be submitted online, and there may be readings that you’ll need to download from your class’ webpage. Classroom discussions will often happen online through discussion boards. Being able to participate is essential to getting the most out of your online learning experience.
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    Participation is key.
    You will need to familiarize yourself with these skills before taking an online course. Many of the assignments you complete will be submitted online, and there may be readings that you’ll need to download from your class’ webpage. Classroom discussions will often happen online through discussion boards. Being able to participate is essential to getting the most out of your online learning experience.
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    Question 5:
    Am I able to check into my online class daily for information and announcements?
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    Great!
    This is where your instructor will post assignments, announcements, attachments and readings for your course. You’ll need to check in daily to ensure that you don’t miss out on important information.
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    Stay up-to-date.
    Checking the webpage daily for your online class is essential. You’ll need to do this daily to stay up-to-date with assignments, announcements, attachments and readings for the course.
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    Technology Readiness- Recap
    In order to get the most out of your learning experience, you need to have the right tools to achieve success. Access to a computer and high-speed Internet, familiarity with using the Internet, knowing how to create and manage files on your computer, and a desire to gain new skills in technology are all aptitudes that will set you on the path toward success in your online learning journey!
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    Learning Style Readiness
    This is the learning style readiness portion of the quiz. The next 8 questions will deliver insight into your readiness for online courses through assessment of your learning style preferences. Let's get started.
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    Question 1:
    Am I self motivated and organized?
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    Great!
    Like any college course, self-motivation and organization are key attributes for academic success.
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    Uh-oh.
    These are skills that you’ll need to get the most of your learning experience - whether in face-to-face or online learning programs.
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    Question 2:
    Can I work independently?
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    Wonderful!
    While there are opportunities for group work and group discussion in online learning environments, much of the work you do will be alone. While professors are available to answer questions, learning online will require independent problem-solving skills to get the most out of the experience.
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    Required.
    Online learning requires the ability to solve problems and complete work independently as well as collaboratively. While professors are available to answer questions, you will get the most out of your online learning experience if you can work independently.
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    Question 3:
    Am I able to communicate well with others in writing?
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    Excellent!
    This skill will serve you well in an online learning environment as you participate in discussion forums and complete papers and other assignments.
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    Communication is key.
    Unlike a physical classroom, participation in an online learning environment is often measured through written means - participating in online discussion forums, completing assignments and writing papers. Being able to communicate well through writing is an important skill for success in any classroom, but especially in online classroom settings.
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    Question 4:
    Do I feel comfortable using reading and writing as my primary means of learning?
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    Great!
    Like most college courses, online courses require students to read course materials and respond to these materials in ways that demonstrate understanding of important concepts and ideas.
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    Primary method.
    If you are not comfortable using reading and writing as a primary means of learning, an online learning environment may not be an ideal setting for your learning style.
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    Question 5:
    Do I avoid procrastination when it comes to schoolwork and deadlines?
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    Excellent!
    Working at a steady pace, meeting deadlines, and avoiding procrastination are characteristics for success in any learning environment.
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    Time management is key.
    In order to fully engage in an online learning environment, it is essential that students manage their schoolwork and deadlines in a timely fashion. If you are prone to procrastination and have trouble meeting deadlines, it may be more difficult for you to get the most out of an online learning environment. In many cases, professors set due dates - but it is up to you to decide when to do the work required for your online class.
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    Question 6:
    Am I comfortable asking questions when I don’t understand something or need clarification?
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    Great!
    In any learning environment, it is important to speak up when something is unclear to you. Hesitation to ask questions when you don’t understand something will hinder your learning experience, especially in an online learning environment. When a concept or expectation is unclear to you, it is crucial to reach out to your instructor so you can understand and accomplish what is expected of you in the class.
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    Clarity is critical.
    It is crucial to ask questions when you don’t understand something or need clarification in any classroom, but especially in an online classroom. Hesitation to ask questions when you don’t understand something will hinder your learning experience, especially in an online learning environment. When a concept or expectation is unclear to you, it is crucial to reach out to your instructor so you can understand and accomplish what is expected of you in the class.
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    Question 7:
    Am I able to dedicate 6 to 9 hours per week to an online class?
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    That’s great!
    Online learning requires just as much, if not more, dedication of your time. Professors are available for support, but it is your responsibility to comprehend reading and writing assignments. Since course discussions are computer-mediated and not face-to-face, you may be required to read a new idea more than once to understand it or even ask questions about it.
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    Commit.
    You will need to dedicate just as much time, if not more, to your online courses in order to meet the objectives outlined by your professor. Professors are available for support, but it is your responsibility to comprehend reading and writing assignments. Since course discussions are mediated and not face-to-face, you may be required to read a new idea more than once to understand it or even ask questions about it.
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    Question 8:
    Do I have a dedicated location where I can study regularly?
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    Great!
    As simple as it seems, having a dedicated location where you can study regularly is an important ingredient for your success as an online learner. Having a dedicated space where distractions are minimized will boost your ability to understand course material and respond effectively in assignments and discussions.
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    Location, Location, Location.
    Distractions abound in any learning environment, but sometimes they seem to derail us even more in an online learning environment- a crying child, a barking dog, social networks, our favorite TV show. . . Set yourself up for success by choosing a space where you can step away (at least temporarily) from distractions and focus on your learning in the course.
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    Online Readiness- Recap
    The purpose of these quizzes is to help you determine if you would succeed in an online learning environment. Successful learners exhibit these skills in online courses, as well as face-to-face courses, but deficiencies in these skill sets can be pronounced in online learning environments.
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Are you ready for Online Learning?

Take the Online Readiness Quiz and find out now!
Exit Quiz
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    Online Readiness Quiz
    Welcome! You will be asked a series of 13 questions that are designed to help you assess your readiness for online courses. We're ready when you are. Click below to get started.
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    Technology Readiness
    This is the technology readiness portion of the quiz. The next 5 questions will deliver insight into your readiness for online courses through assessment of your tech-savviness. Let's get started.
  • grey background
    Question 1:
    Do I have access to a computer with high-speed Internet access on a regular basis?
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    Great!
    Having regular access to a computer with high-speed Internet is important for successful online learning.
  • grey background
    Uh-oh.
    Without access to a computer with high-speed Internet access, it will be difficult for you to succeed in an online learning environment.
  • grey background
    Question 2:
    Do I know how to create, save, and organize files on my computer?
  • grey background
    Fantastic!
    The assignments and readings you receive from your instructor will require these skills.
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    Required.
    Many online courses will require you to practice these skills. If you are uncomfortable creating, saving and organizing files on your computer, consider familiarizing yourself with these skills before enrolling in an online course.
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    Question 3:
    Do I look forward to learning technology skills that are new to me?
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    Wonderful!
    Online learning provides opportunities to better the technology skills you have and practice new ones along the way! Students who are motivated to learn technology skills tend to have more positive outcomes in online courses than students who are not.
  • grey background
    Practice makes perfect.
    If learning technology skills intimidates you, there is always room for practice and discovery, but you may want to consider an alternative to online learning to best suit your skills and interests.
    Online learning provides opportunities to better the technology skills you have and practice new ones along the way! Students who are motivated to learn technology skills tend to have more positive outcomes in online courses than students who are not.
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    Question 4:
    Am I able to download and attach files and participate on online discussion boards?
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    Good!
    Many of the assignments you complete will be submitted online, and there may be readings that you’ll need to download from your class’ webpage. Classroom discussions will often happen online through discussion boards. Being able to participate is essential to getting the most out of your online learning experience.
  • grey background
    Participation is key.
    You will need to familiarize yourself with these skills before taking an online course. Many of the assignments you complete will be submitted online, and there may be readings that you’ll need to download from your class’ webpage. Classroom discussions will often happen online through discussion boards. Being able to participate is essential to getting the most out of your online learning experience.
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    Question 5:
    Am I able to check into my online class daily for information and announcements?
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    Great!
    This is where your instructor will post assignments, announcements, attachments and readings for your course. You’ll need to check in daily to ensure that you don’t miss out on important information.
  • grey background
    Stay up-to-date.
    Checking the webpage daily for your online class is essential. You’ll need to do this daily to stay up-to-date with assignments, announcements, attachments and readings for the course.
  • grey background
    Technology Readiness- Recap
    In order to get the most out of your learning experience, you need to have the right tools to achieve success. Access to a computer and high-speed Internet, familiarity with using the Internet, knowing how to create and manage files on your computer, and a desire to gain new skills in technology are all aptitudes that will set you on the path toward success in your online learning journey!
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    Learning Style Readiness
    This is the learning style readiness portion of the quiz. The next 8 questions will deliver insight into your readiness for online courses through assessment of your learning style preferences. Let's get started.
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    Question 1:
    Am I self motivated and organized?
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    Great!
    Like any college course, self-motivation and organization are key attributes for academic success.
  • grey background
    Uh-oh.
    These are skills that you’ll need to get the most of your learning experience - whether in face-to-face or online learning programs.
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    Question 2:
    Can I work independently?
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    Wonderful!
    While there are opportunities for group work and group discussion in online learning environments, much of the work you do will be alone. While professors are available to answer questions, learning online will require independent problem-solving skills to get the most out of the experience.
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    Required.
    Online learning requires the ability to solve problems and complete work independently as well as collaboratively. While professors are available to answer questions, you will get the most out of your online learning experience if you can work independently.
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    Question 3:
    Am I able to communicate well with others in writing?
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    Excellent!
    This skill will serve you well in an online learning environment as you participate in discussion forums and complete papers and other assignments.
  • grey background
    Communication is key.
    Unlike a physical classroom, participation in an online learning environment is often measured through written means - participating in online discussion forums, completing assignments and writing papers. Being able to communicate well through writing is an important skill for success in any classroom, but especially in online classroom settings.
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    Question 4:
    Do I feel comfortable using reading and writing as my primary means of learning?
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    Great!
    Like most college courses, online courses require students to read course materials and respond to these materials in ways that demonstrate understanding of important concepts and ideas.
  • grey background
    Primary method.
    If you are not comfortable using reading and writing as a primary means of learning, an online learning environment may not be an ideal setting for your learning style.
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    Question 5:
    Do I avoid procrastination when it comes to schoolwork and deadlines?
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    Excellent!
    Working at a steady pace, meeting deadlines, and avoiding procrastination are characteristics for success in any learning environment.
  • grey background
    Time management is key.
    In order to fully engage in an online learning environment, it is essential that students manage their schoolwork and deadlines in a timely fashion. If you are prone to procrastination and have trouble meeting deadlines, it may be more difficult for you to get the most out of an online learning environment. In many cases, professors set due dates - but it is up to you to decide when to do the work required for your online class.
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    Question 6:
    Am I comfortable asking questions when I don’t understand something or need clarification?
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    Great!
    In any learning environment, it is important to speak up when something is unclear to you. Hesitation to ask questions when you don’t understand something will hinder your learning experience, especially in an online learning environment. When a concept or expectation is unclear to you, it is crucial to reach out to your instructor so you can understand and accomplish what is expected of you in the class.
  • grey background
    Clarity is critical.
    It is crucial to ask questions when you don’t understand something or need clarification in any classroom, but especially in an online classroom. Hesitation to ask questions when you don’t understand something will hinder your learning experience, especially in an online learning environment. When a concept or expectation is unclear to you, it is crucial to reach out to your instructor so you can understand and accomplish what is expected of you in the class.
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    Question 7:
    Am I able to dedicate 6 to 9 hours per week to an online class?
  • grey background
    That’s great!
    Online learning requires just as much, if not more, dedication of your time. Professors are available for support, but it is your responsibility to comprehend reading and writing assignments. Since course discussions are computer-mediated and not face-to-face, you may be required to read a new idea more than once to understand it or even ask questions about it.
  • grey background
    Commit.
    You will need to dedicate just as much time, if not more, to your online courses in order to meet the objectives outlined by your professor. Professors are available for support, but it is your responsibility to comprehend reading and writing assignments. Since course discussions are mediated and not face-to-face, you may be required to read a new idea more than once to understand it or even ask questions about it.
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    Question 8:
    Do I have a dedicated location where I can study regularly?
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    Great!
    As simple as it seems, having a dedicated location where you can study regularly is an important ingredient for your success as an online learner. Having a dedicated space where distractions are minimized will boost your ability to understand course material and respond effectively in assignments and discussions.
  • grey background
    Location, Location, Location.
    Distractions abound in any learning environment, but sometimes they seem to derail us even more in an online learning environment- a crying child, a barking dog, social networks, our favorite TV show. . . Set yourself up for success by choosing a space where you can step away (at least temporarily) from distractions and focus on your learning in the course.
  • grey background
    Online Readiness- Recap
    The purpose of these quizzes is to help you determine if you would succeed in an online learning environment. Successful learners exhibit these skills in online courses, as well as face-to-face courses, but deficiencies in these skill sets can be pronounced in online learning environments.

Online Learning at Greenville College

At Greenville College, our goal is to provide an exceptional education experience with real experience opportunities. When you take online courses with us, you may be at a distance, but you are never alone. We use both technology and a caring support system to bring our campus to you.

What you can expect:

-Courses taught by highly respected Greenville College faculty.
-A fully supported online learning environment.
-A collaborative learning experience that will allow you to interact with facutly and classmates, no matter where you are.
-An opportunity to join a proud Greenville College community.

Professional Studies

Locations:

Online

Tuition and Fees:

$16,085

Completion Time:

20 months

Organizational Leadership is an accelerated bachelor's degree program designed for working adults in a variety of career paths.

Locations:

Online

Tuition and Fees:

$16,085

Completion Time:

20 months

Health Psychology is an accelerated program designed for working adults interested in pursuing careers in healthcare related fields.

MBA

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Locations:

Online

Tuition and Fees:

$16,422

Completion Time:

Less than 2 years

Greenville's Master of Business Administration degree is ideal for students who want to develop business administration skills. The program emphasizes highly relevant, workplace-based situations by requiring students to produce a Capstone Action Research Project.

Locations:

Online

Tuition and Fees:

$13,914

Completion Time:

24 months

Management, M.S. integrates theory with real-life research and application in a unique master's program.

School of Education

Locations:

Online

Tuition and Fees:

$13,914

Completion Time:

2 years

The MAE-Coaching program emphasizes performance, philosophy and leadership. Greenville’s unique program allows you to continue coaching while learning and networking with experienced coaches entirely online.

Locations:

Online

Tuition and Fees:

$12,660

Completion Time:

24 months

Provides you with the tools needed to utilize the most effective methods of curriculum and instruction in both the educational and the corporate context.

Locations:

Online with limited face-to-face courses and field experience to meet ISBE requirements for special education endorsement. Locations include Godfrey, Greenville, and Lincoln.

Tuition and Fees:

$5,016 (500-level)

Completion Time:

3 Weeks

This convenient summer program prepares educators to teach special education by earning the Learning Behavior Specialist (LBS1) endorsement.

Locations:

Online coursework with on-street driving for field experience / observation

Tuition and Fees:

$7,350

Completion Time:

15 credit hours

Greenville College offers a portion of the coursework needed to apply for the driver education endorsement in the state of Illinois.

Locations:

Online coursework (100 hours of field experience needed to met ISBE requirements for ESL approval / endorsement)

Tuition and Fees:

$7,942

Completion Time:

3 semesters

Complete the courses to become state qualified to teach English to children of whom English is not their primary language.

Locations:

Online

Tuition and Fees:

$1,710

Completion Time:

3 Weeks

Two continuing education classes are offered in a convenient online format for educators seeking a middle school endorsement.

Locations:

Online with limited face-to-face courses and field experience to meet ISBE requirements for special education endorsement. Locations include Centralia, Godfrey, Greenville, and Lincoln.

Tuition and Fees:

$13,914

Completion Time:

18 Months

Renew and strengthen your understanding of special education. Choose from four capstone course options to complete your master's degree: reflective study, practicum, thesis or comprehensive overview.

Locations:

Online coursework (100 hours of field experience needed to meet ISBE requirements for ESL approval / endorsement)

Tuition and Fees:

$12,655

Completion Time:

24 months

A 31 credit-hour online program that combines the ESL endorsement with additional coursework for a comprehensive masters program.

Online Dual Enrollment Courses

Locations:

Online

Tuition and Fees:

$125 per credit hour.

Completion Time:

7 weeks

High School Dual Enrollment Courses