Is online learning for you?

1) I would rate my computer skills as:
High – I am comfortable with electronic mail, web browsing, and word-processing
Moderate – I can get by if there is not too much typing or special software
Low – I am either a novice computer user or I really don’t like using a computer
2) Considering my academic work and personal schedule, the amount of time I have to devote to my online class is:
9 – 12 hours per week
4 – 8 hours per week
0 – 3 hours per week
3) As a reader, I would classify myself as:
Good – I usually understand text without help
Average – I sometimes need help to understand the text
Slower than average – It takes me much longer to read than my peers
4) When I am asked to use computers (Apple/PC), CD-ROMs, smart phones, voice mail or other technologies new to me:
I look forward to learning new skills
I feel a little nervous but try anyway
I feel quite anxious and try to avoid doing it
5) When I receive feedback from an instructor, I prefer
Written comments so that I can pursue and figure out how to apply them to my work
Written comments with some oral explanation to clarify points I might not understand
To talk to the instructor to really understand what I need to do
6) When an instructor hands out an assignment, I prefer:
Figuring out the instructions myself
Trying to follow the directions on my own, then asking for help when I need it
Having the instructions explained to me
7) Class discussion is
Important to my learning
Sometimes helpful to me
Rarely helpful to me
8) I need faculty comments on my work
Within a week so that I can review what I did
Within a day or two or I forget what I did
Right away or I get very frustrated
9) Who is most responsible for what and how much you learn?
I am ultimately responsible for my own learning
The instructor and I share equal responsibility for what and how much I learn
The instructor is most responsible for what and how much I learn
10) I would classify myself as someone who:
Manages my time very effectively
Needs reminding to get things done on time
Puts things off and has trouble organizing my classwork

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