Is Distance Learning Right For You?

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Is Distance Learning Right For You?

Fitting your studies around a busy home life and other commitments can be tricky. But independent studying can be a bigger challenge than you may first think. Take the quiz to find out what study setup works best for you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You’re given a project to do, would you rather...
    • A. 

      Work independently and set your own milestones

    • B. 

      Check in with your tutor every few weeks for guidance

    • C. 

      Have regular contact with your tutor to check how it’s going

  • 2. 
    Throughout a normal study day you tend to…
    • A. 

      Strike a balance between solid productivity and necessary breaks

    • B. 

      Work well for a few hours but lose track as the day goes on

    • C. 

      Struggle to focus and stop yourself from procrastinating

  • 3. 
    You learn best when…
    • A. 

      Reading aloud to yourself and learning from textbooks independently

    • B. 

      You have a mix of reading alone and group work where you can collaborate

    • C. 

      Someone talks you through the topic and you can discuss it with peers

  • 4. 
    At home your working environment is…
    • A. 

      Quiet and secluded with lots of room to spread study resources out

    • B. 

      Peaceful most of the time – but that’s not always guaranteed

    • C. 

      Chaotic! You don’t have your own space and there can be lots of disruption

  • 5. 
    At school the lessons you enjoyed most were…
    • A. 

      The ones where you were left to get on with it and work alone

    • B. 

      The ones where teachers varied teaching methods and kept you engaged

    • C. 

      The ones where you could sit with your friends and work in groups