Distance Learning Quiz # 2
The following quiz can determine whether your personality and lifestyle are compatible to online distance learning. Keep track of the number or “Yes” and “No” answers to the 18 questions below.
I have access to a computer and the internet required for a distance learning experience.
I am not intimidated by using technology applications for learning.
I feel comfortable using a computer for basic word processing, using the Internet, and sending/receiving e-mail.
I have strong time management skills and am able to meet deadlines and keep track of assignments, and I enjoy and am successful at independent learning.
I am able to learn successfully without face-to-face interaction with others.
I can easily express my ideas, comments, and questions in writing.
I am generally flexible and can easily adjust to changing schedules.
I am a self starter.
I am a good time manager.
I am capable of self-discipline.
I am good at comprehending what I read.
I am goal directed if I set my sights on a result, I usually achieve it.
I feel confident about my academic skills.
I am persistent and don’t give up easily in the face of deadlines.
I believe in taking responsibility for myself and my education.
I am willing to try something new.
I am willing to work in a non-structured setting.
I enjoy actively participating in my learning process by working on projects and independent research based assignments.
If you answered “yes” to at least 12 of these 18 statements, a distance learning online degree program with IGI may be right for you! But, if you answered “yes” to fewer than 12, you might want to rethink your interest in an online or distance learning program. (2)