Online Learning Suitability Survey
My technology access is best described as:
I have a computer with internet access.
I have regular access to a computer with internet access.
I do not have access to a computer.
My technology skills are:
Advanced. I can use e-mail, web browsers, word-processing software and can download files and create attachments.
Average. I can use e-mail, web browsers, and word-processing software.
Basic. I have used e-mail, web-browsers, and word-processing software but get frustrated easily.
Face to Face Communication is:
Not essential to me. I work well without face to face communication with the instructor.
Important to me and I wonder about my ability to learn without being able to see the instructor or other students.
Essential and I can't learn unless I can interact in person with the instructor and other students.
When I need help in class:
I feel comfortable asking questions and asking for help when I need it.
I hesitate to ask questions of the instructor, but I will ask for help if I need it.
I don't like to ask questions or ask for help.
The amount of uninterrupted time I have to devote to an online class is:
15 hours or more per week throughout the day.
10-15 hours per week, mainly in the evenings
Less than 10 hours per week.
I would describe my personal style as:
Self-motivated, self-disciplined, and organized
Motivated, but I need help remembering assignments and due dates.
Pretty disorganized - I need someone to motivate me and help me stay on top of my coursework.
When it comes to procrastination:
I rarely procrastinate.
I sometimes procrastinate, but I always get my work in on time.
I always procrastinate - I like to work under pressure.
My reading and writing abilities are:
Proficient. I enjoy reading and writing and have confidence in my abilities.
Developing. I read well, but struggle expressing myself in writing.
Novice. I don't like reading and look for classes without a lot of writing assignments.
My critical thinking skills are:
Proficient. I can analyze class materials and formulate opinions on what I've learned.
Developing. I can sometimes analyze class materials and form opinions but it is a struggle for me.
Novice. Analyzing material is not something I do well.
Class discussions are:
Important to me and useful in helping me learn the information presented in class. I almost always participate in class discussions.
Somewhat important to my learning. I sometimes participate in class discussions.
Not very useful to me. I don't usually participate in class discussions.
When it comes to learning:
I welcome opportunities to learn new things and master new technologies.
I'm not the first to adopt new technologies, but I am willing to learn.
I get very nervous around technology and would rather not try it.
I am considering taking an online course because.
I've taken an online class before and enjoyed the experience.
I'm curious about online classes and have room in my schedule.
I need the class for a graduation requirement and can't fit it into my campus schedule.
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