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Self Assessment

Learning styles and personalities are different in everyone. Not all students are well suited for online learning; therefore, it is important to for you to assess your own style and your own characteristics before enrolling in online courses. The following survey can help you determine whether an online course would fit your lifestyle and needs.

Please choose one answer for each question then click on SCORE below.

I usually complete homework and other assignments

on time
at the last minute
past the deadline

I am considering taking an online class

because the flexibility fits into my schedule
to add another course to a full load
because I can never seem to make it to my campus classes

When I have to work individually,

I almost always complete the task successfully
I finish the task, but I feel a bit uncomfortable without the instructor's presence
I rarely finish the task

If I am having difficulty with an assignment,

I always ask for help
I sometimes ask for help
I rarely ask for help

Written instructions are

easy for me to follow
easy to follow, but I would prefer to have the instructor explain them to me
confusing and frustrating to me

I consider myself to be

a good reader
an adequate reader
a slow reader

When I turn in work,

I can move on to the next assignment while waiting for feedback
I need feedback within a few days
I need immediate feedback

Face to face meetings with my instructor and my classmates

are not important to me
are helpful but not essential
are very important to me

When asked to utilize new skills and technologies as a learner,

I embrace the challenge and enjoy trying new things
I am hesitant to take risks, but I am persistent and determined
I am very uncomfortable and tend to avoid new strategies 

As a learner, I would classify myself as being

highly independent
somewhat independent