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Online Readiness Survey Quizzes & Trivia

This online assessment is designed to determine whether or not an online course is a good match for your independent learning style. The assessment has three parts that cover:-- Class Preference (Questions 1-5)-- Computer Literacy (Questions 6-10)-- Time Management (Questions 11-15)If you score less than 70% on any parts of the Assessment, you should learn more about taking an online course in order to make sure it is the right choice for you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which statement best describes you?
    • A. 

      Staying focused is really hard for me; I am easily distracted.

    • B. 

      I have to force myself to stay focused or else I will get distracted.

    • C. 

      I have good concentration and I don't get distracted too often.

    • D. 

      I have awesome powers of concentration: nothing can distract me.

  • 2. 
    How much do you read for your classes?
    • A. 

      I rely mostly on notes from class since I don't always have time to read.

    • B. 

      I do some of the required reading and take good notes in class.

    • C. 

      I try to do all the required reading for class.

    • D. 

      I do all the required reading and some extra recommended reading too.

  • 3. 
    How good are you at reading and following written instructions?
    • A. 

      I read instructions very carefully and usually do not have any problem.

    • B. 

      I sometimes have to go back and read the instructions again.

    • C. 

      I constantly refer to the instructions when I am doing writing assignments.

    • D. 

      I have a lot of trouble following written directions.

  • 4. 
    How would you rate your writing skills?
    • A. 

      I like to write and I think I am a pretty good writer.

    • B. 

      I like writing and I would like to learn how to write better.

    • C. 

      I don't like writing, but I do okay.

    • D. 

      I am not a very good writer; I don't like writing.

  • 5. 
    What is your biggest concern about an online class?
    • A. 

      Immediate feedback and contact with instructor.

    • B. 

      Learning on my own.

    • C. 

      Learning course content on my own.

    • D. 

      Immediate feedback and working independently.

  • 6. 
    Do you have access to a reliable computer?
    • A. 

      I don't have a computer at home.

    • B. 

      My home computer is not in very good shape.

    • C. 

      My home computer works well and is reliable.

    • D. 

      My computer is questionable and I have access to a backup computer.

  • 7. 
    What kind of Internet connection do you plan to use?
    • A. 

      I use a high-speed cable modem or DSL (broadband connection).

    • B. 

      I use telephone dial up to AOL or other internet service provider (dial up connection).

    • C. 

      I use mobile wireless network connection (wi-fi or wireless connection).

    • D. 

      I don't have an Internet connection at home.

  • 8. 
    How would you describe your word processing skills?
    • A. 

      I am able to create and save documents, convert files into a different format (such as RTF or 'rich text format'), and copy and past text from one document to another.

    • B. 

      I am able to create and save documents as well as copy and paste text from one document to another.

    • C. 

      I am able to create and save documents.

    • D. 

      I do not know how to use a word processing program.

  • 9. 
    How would you describe your Internet skills?
    • A. 

      I am able to use two or more web browsers, locate information using a search engine, and navigate within websites.

    • B. 

      I am able to locate information using a search engine and navigate within websites.

    • C. 

      I am able to navigate within websites.

    • D. 

      I do not know how to use the Internet.

  • 10. 
    How do you manage the documents on your computer?
    • A. 

      I keep documents in carefully named folders and sub-folders.

    • B. 

      I usually just save documents on a storage device.

    • C. 

      I save my documents mostly on my hard drive.

    • D. 

      I get confused figuring out where I've saved documents.

  • 11. 
    How often do you check your email?
    • A. 

      I check email once per week.

    • B. 

      I check email twice per week.

    • C. 

      I check email at least once a day.

    • D. 

      I don't check my email on a regular basis.

  • 12. 
    Including any online classes, how many total units will you be enrolled in this semester?
    • A. 

      Less than 12 units.

    • B. 

      12 units.

    • C. 

      More than 12 units.

    • D. 

      More than 18 units.

  • 13. 
    How much work do you think an online class will be compared to a regular class?
    • A. 

      An online class will probably be about the SAME amount of work.

    • B. 

      An online class will probably be LESS work.

    • C. 

      An online class will probably be MORE work.

    • D. 

      I am not sure just how much work an online class will be.

  • 14. 
    How many hours will you have available each week for a 16-week online course?
    • A. 

      2-4 hours/week for this class

    • B. 

      5-7 hours/week for this class

    • C. 

      8-10 hours/week for this class

    • D. 

      I am not sure how much time I will have.

  • 15. 
    How good are you at meeting deadlines for course assignments?
    • A. 

      I generally meet my deadlines.

    • B. 

      I meet deadlines most of the time.

    • C. 

      I sometimes have to ask for an extension on the deadline.

    • D. 

      I have a lot of trouble getting work done by the deadline.