Are you Ready for eLearning?

Are You Ready for eLearning?

Before enrolling in an online course, you should first assess your readiness for stepping into the online learning environment. Your answers to the following questions will help you determine what you need to do to succeed at online learning.

Instructions: Choose the most accurate response to each statement. Then click the Am I Ready? button.

eLearning Readiness Questionaire
Self Motivated
1. I am good at setting goals and deadlines for myself.
2. I have realistic expectations on my responsibilities as a student in an online course.
3. I finish the projects I start.
4. I do not quit just because things get difficult.
5. I can keep myself on track and on time.
Learning Preference
1. I learn best from things I hear, like lectures, audio recordings, or podcasts.
2. I have to read something to learn it best.
3. I have developed good ways to solve problems independently.
4. I like to learn equally well in a group or on my own.
5. I am comfortable communicating with professors and classmates I may never see in person.
Study Habits
1. I usually study in a place where I can read and work on assignments without distractions.
2. I am willing to spend 10-20 hours each week on an online course.
3. I keep a record of what my assignments are and when the are due.
4. I plan my work in advance so that I can turn in my assignments on time.
5. I am willing to use e-mail and other online tools to ask my classmates and instructors questions.
Technology Skills
1. I have access to a reliable computer with Internet capability.
2. I am comfortable conducting searches and looking up information on the Internet.
3. I am fairly good at basic computer operations (such as using email, creating and saving files using Microsoft Office, etc.)
4. I am comfortable installing software and changing configuration settings on my computer.
5. I know someone who can help me if I have computer problems.
Computer Equipment
1. My computer's operating system runs on Windows 7 (or newer), Mac OSX 10.6 (or newer), or ChromeOS (for Linux)
2. I am connected to the Internet with a fairly fast, reliable connection.
3. My computer is five years old or newer.
4. I have access to computer speakers (or headphones), microphone, and webcam.
5. I have headphones or speakers and a microphone to use if a class has a videoconference.

After responding to all of the statements, click the button below to display your results.