Online Learning
E-learner Assessment

How well would E-learning courses fit your circumstances and lifestyle? Here's a quick self quiz to help you assess if E-learning is the answer for you. Choose one answer for each question and then press the "Submit for Your Score" button below to find out whether E-learning is right for you.

1) My need to take this course now is:

a. High. (e.g. I need it immediately for a degree, job, or other important reason.)
b. Moderate. (e.g. I could take it on campus later or substitute another course.)
c. Low. (e.g. It's a personal interest that could be postponed.)

2) Feeling that I am part of a class is:

a. Not particularly necessary for me
b. Somewhat important to me.
c. Very important to me.

3) I would classify myself as someone who:

a. Often gets things done ahead of time
b. Needs reminding to get things done on time.
c. Puts things off until the last minute.

4) Classroom discussion is:

a. Rarely helpful to me.
b. Sometimes helpful to me
c. Almost always helpful to me.

5) When an instructor hands out directions for an assignment, I prefer:

a. Figuring out the instructions myself.
b. Trying to follow the directions on my own, then asking for help as needed.
c. Having the directions explained to me.

6) I need faculty comments on my assignments:

a. Within a few weeks, so I can review what I did.
b. Within a few days or I will get frustrated.
c. Right away or I get very frustrated.

7) Considering my professional and personal schedule, the amount of time I have to work on a Online Learning course is

a. More than enough for a campus class or a telecourse.
b. The same as for a class on campus
c. Less than for a class on campus.

8) When I am asked to use VCRs, computers, Email, or other technologies new to me:

a. I look forward to learning new skills
b. I feel apprehensive, but try it anyway.
c. I put it off or try to avoid it.

9) As a reader, I would classify myself as:

a. Good. I usually understand the text without help.
b. Average. I sometimes need help to understand the text.
c. Slower than average

10) If I have to go to campus to take exams or complete work:

a. I can go to campus anytime.
b. I may miss some lab assignments or exam deadlines if campus labs are not openevenings and weekends.
c. I will have difficulty getting to the campus, even in the evenings and on weekends.