Students, do you have what it takes to succeed in an online class? Take the following assessment and find out!
Part I: The Basics
1. Do you have consistent/easy access (12-15 hours a week per online class) to a reliable computer with current Software?
2. Does the computer you use have high speed Internet access?
3. Do you have enough time to devote for an online class (for a 3-credit course, you will need 12-15 hours a week per online course during a 16-week semester)?
If you answered YES to all of these questions, you have the time and the technological tools to take an online course. But what are your chances of success in an online course? Take the survey below to find out.
If you answered NO to any of these questions, we recommend you do not take an online course at this time. Without these basics, you are unlikely to experience success in an online course.
Part II: Skills for Success in an Online Course
The survey below will help you determine if you have the specific skills to be successful in an online course.
If you score 30-40: Your score suggests that you are well-prepared to take an online course!
If you score 20-29: Your results suggest that you may have difficulty succeeding in an online course. If you take an online course, you will need to focus on building these skills. You may wish to build these skills before enrolling in an online course.
If you score 0 -19: You score reflects that you are not ready to take an online course. Develop your computer, reading, and self-motivation skills if you wish to prepare yourself for online courses in the future.