The 14 most effective ways to study online at home should be applied immediately

Because of the Covid-19 epidemic, online learning has become popular and essential. So what do you need to prepare for online learning and what tips help you learn online effectively? Let's find out together.


The new school year is near, but the epidemic has not receded complicated developments. In the above situation, online learning is the best solution, adopted by most schools. Let’s find out what to prepare and tips for effective online learning with us!

1 Effective when creating a learning space

Your surroundings have a certain influence on your learning progress. To ensure that you can focus while studying online, you should prepare a private, quiet and comfortable study space.

You should put your phone on silent mode, and remove distractions from your study corner. In addition, you should also avoid areas near the bed because it is easy to be distracted while studying.

Không gian học tập yên tĩnh, tiện nghi sẽ giúp việc học hiệu quả hơn Quiet and comfortable study space will make learning more effective

2 Make sure the network connection is stable

Networking device

To be able to learn online, a device connected to the network is extremely necessary. Depending on your needs and conditions, you can choose a phone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer.

The above devices can all be used to participate in online classes. Please choose for yourself an appropriate device to make learning more convenient.

Bạn cần một thiết bị kết nối mạng để tham gia các lớp học trực tuyến You need an internet-connected device to take online classes

Stable network connection

The network connection also plays a very important role. You need to ensure that the network connection is stable, to avoid being unable to access the online class or during the learning interruption.

If you qualify, you can buy a high-speed fiber optic Internet package to make learning go more smoothly, images and sounds are also transmitted faster and clearer.

Kết nối mạng mạnh và ổn định giúp học online thuận lợi hơn A strong and stable network connection makes online learning more convenient

3 Use online learning software

Choosing the right online learning software

There are many apps are available with features suitable for online learning, such as Skype, Zoom, and Hangouts, etc. Depending on the needs of the course, you choose the appropriate software.

To ensure effective learning, you should choose software that meets the following criteria:

  • Simple interface, easy to use.
  • Can be used online.
  • Support for use on many different platforms.
  • Video calling, messaging, screen sharing, and making friends can be made.
  • Stable call quality, clear image.

After downloading the software, you need to register your own account to use it. After registering, you should try to log in to make sure you can enter the class smoothly.

Lựa chọn phần mềm phù hợp với nhu cầu của bản thân và môn học Choose the right software for your needs and subject

Some popular online learning software


Zoom is a software that allows opening online meetings and classes with many advantages such as: easy to install, high-quality images and sound, and lessons stored in the cloud, so you can find them any time.

In addition, Zoom also features a capacity of up to 1000 people per room, easy screen sharing, and data. Zoom also offers a completely free trial package for users to try out.

Zoom là một trong những phần mềm học trực tuyến phổ biến nhất hiện nay Zoom is one of the most popular online learning software today


Hangouts is an online meeting software that works stably and quickly with many great features. The most outstanding feature is that it allows sharing the link for many people to join without an account.

If you use Hangouts on your mobile phone, you can make calls while traveling while the connection is still extremely stable. You can also easily schedule a lesson with the Hangouts’ appointment feature.

Học trực tuyến qua Hangouts Online learning via Hangouts


Launched in 2003, Skype quickly became one of the preferred software in online meetings or classes.

Skype attracts users by its high security, friendly interface, and unlimited call time. Besides, Skype also supports integration with Microsoft programs and software easily.

Skype có giao diện thân thiện, dễ sử dụng Skype has a friendly interface, easy to use

4 Necessary equipment included


It is difficult to understand the lecture if you cannot hear what the teacher is saying. Equip yourself with a suitable headset for online learning.

Tai nghe giúp bạn nghe rõ được bài giảng của giáo viên Headphones help you hear the teacher’s lecture clearly


In order for learning to be highly effective, it is not only necessary to listen to the teacher, but also to have students express their opinions and exchange lessons. This is when you need a microphone with loud, clear sound and stable transmission.

Microphone giúp bạn giao tiếp với giáo viên và các bạn học tốt hơn Microphone helps you communicate with teachers and classmates better


To make the class more lively and convenient, you should prepare yourself with a webcam. Especially for those of you who use a device without a camera or the camera is not clear, the webcam is an indispensable item for online lessons.

Webcam hỗ trợ cho buổi học sinh động hơn Webcam to make the lesson more lively

5 Other effective online learning tips

Have a clear study plan and goals

Whether in traditional on-campus sessions or online classes, you need a study plan with clear goals.

This way, it will be easier for you to focus, be more serious while studying, proactively divide your study time and rest better. This is also a way to help you avoid procrastination while studying.

Lập kế hoạch học tập rõ ràng giúp việc học hiệu quả hơn Make a clear study plan to make learning more effective

Prepare lessons before going to school

You should not wait until you enter the classroom to see the lesson, it is very necessary to prepare the lesson before entering the classroom. This is a very effective way for you to absorb the teacher’s lecture better, keeping up with the progress of the lesson.

While preparing the lesson, you may encounter some unclear areas, which you can mark or copy to ask the teacher when entering the class.

Đọc trước bài học và ghi chép lại những điều chưa hiểu Read the lesson in advance and take notes of what you don’t understand

Take notes, audio or video recording of the lesson

The knowledge that must be absorbed in a lesson is quite a lot, you should take notes of the things that need to be memorized, especially the parts that are emphasized and repeated by the teacher many times.

You can also record or record the session to review at any time. Thus, you can avoid forgetting and missing information in the teacher’s lecture.

Ghi chép lại bài học để xem lại khi cần Take notes of lessons to review when needed

Interaction during class time

Learning requires interaction between students and teachers and also between students. You should dare to ask questions if there is a place you do not understand, or need to be answered.

This makes the lesson more lively, and easier to understand, you can also understand and remember the lesson longer. This is also a way to help the teacher-student relationship to be closer.

Tự tin tương tác với giáo viên, đặt câu hỏi khi cần thiết Confidently interact with teachers, ask questions when necessary

Avoid procrastination

In addition to the above factors, you should also build yourself a serious, diligent study attitude and avoid procrastination. You should adhere to the study plan, and the set timetable, and should not be delayed, or distracted.

Unlike online classes with on-site teachers, online learning requires the most self-study and hard work from students.

Tránh trường hợp trì hoãn, chán nản trong lúc học Avoid procrastination and boredom while studying

Have good discipline

If you use open social networks while studying online, it may be difficult for you to focus on your online courses. Try to avoid browsing the Internet, checking email, and other distractions while studying online.

Có tinh thần kỉ luật tốt Have good discipline

Constantly changing the way you study

Whether you’re learning online or in a classroom, it’s essential to change the way you study regularly. For online learning, a study plan is a foundation to easily control what needs to be done and temporarily eliminate non-priority.

You need to prepare the lesson to absorb knowledge, and easily understand the lesson after listening, at this time mind mapping technique will be a great tool for you to practice this.

Thường xuyên thay đổi cách học Constantly changing the way you study

Take a break between classes

Get in the habit of taking regular breaks of about 5-10 minutes for effective and sustainable learning. Rest can help you clear your mind and study more effectively. You can drink a cup of coffee to boost your alertness or you can eat a snack to give your body the energy it needs.

Nghỉ giải lao giữa buổi học Take a break between classes

Make sure to stay awake when studying online

In addition to studying, health is an important factor to help your study quality. Therefore, schedule breaks and exercise to strengthen your health. In addition, a reasonable diet is also the golden key to strengthening the immune system.

A good immune system helps the mind to be more careful and sharp. Thus, it helps you to absorb new lessons and pass difficult tests easily and efficiently.

Đảm bảo tỉnh táo khi học online Make sure to stay awake when studying online

Actively contact friends to exchange

The success of online courses often depends on communication between classmates. You can learn, inspire and support each other. To connect, join an online discussion and create a post. You can also organize a study group.

Chủ động liên lạc bạn bè trao đổi Actively contact friends to exchange

Above are the things to prepare and effective online learning tips. Hope this article will answer your questions, and help you learn better online. we wish you a favorable new school year with high results.