Distance Learning Quizes
Distance Learning Quiz # 1
Will you become a successful online student? Answer the following questions and let’s find out if an online or distance learning university degree program is right for you. Write down the number for each statement that best describes you.
۱٫ Which statement best describes you? (Yes/No)
I am a self-starter with solid personal motivation.
I need occasional prodding to accomplish goals.
I don’t work independently and require constant prodding or reminders.
- I learn best:
When I read material.
When I see or hear it (auditory/visual).
When I can both hear and see the material.
- As a worker:
I usually meet or beat deadlines.
I have a hard time getting focused by myself.
I procrastinate to the last minute and beyond.
- On tests and other school assignments:
I figure out instructions on my own.
I can usually follow the directions, but I like them to be available.
I have difficulty figuring out instructions on my own and need to hear them read to me.
- When I turn in an assignment, I like feedback from the teacher.
Within a reasonable amount of time.
Within a day or two, or I become distracted.
- When it comes to the organization of the class material:
I can learn even if the class is not highly structured.
I like some structure in the class.
I feel very uncomfortable without structure.
- Dealing with technology:
I have excellent computer skills.
I have some computer and Internet facility.
I am not very familiar with a computer and do not feel comfortable surfing the Net.
- When I am asked to use computers, e-mail, or other technologies:
I have little or no difficulty learning new skills.
I am glad to try and ask for help if necessary.
I frequently get frustrated and may prefer to avoid computer work.
- Feeling that I am part of a class is:
Not particularly necessary to me.
Somewhat important to me.
Very important to me.
- I would classify myself as someone who:
Often gets things done ahead of time.
Needs reminding to get things done on time.
Puts things off until the last minute or doesn’t complete them
- Classroom discussion is:
Rarely helpful to me.
Sometimes helpful to me.
Almost always helpful to me.
- When an instructor hands out directions for an assignment, I prefer:
Figuring out the instructions myself.
Trying to follow the directions on my own, then asking for help as needed.
Having the instructions explained to me.
- Considering my professional and personal schedule, the amount of time I have to work on a distance learning course is:
More than enough for an on campus course.
The same as for a class on campus.
Less than for a class on campus.
- As a reader, I would classify myself as:
Good. I usually understand the text without help.
Average. I sometimes need help to understand the text.
Slower than average.
Now determine your score by adding up the number for each of the 14 questions above.
(۱۴-۲۰) Certifiable e-learner!
(۲۱-۲۹) Online / Distance Learning is right for you.
(۳۰-۳۷) Consider a hybrid program offering with some class attendance.
(۳۸-۴۲) Campus body – choose a college or university you can attend. (1)