Is Distance Learning Right For You

1. I usually complete homework and other assignments
     A. on time     B. at the last minute     C. past the deadline
2. I am considering taking a Distance Learning class
     A. flexibility fits my schedule B. I prefer working independently  C. Regular classes do not fit my
3. In doing homework
     A. I can do it with little or no additional help.    B. I frequently require tutoring or additional help.   
     C. I rarely finish without help.  
4.  If I am having difficulty with an assignment
     A. I get help as soon as possible, usually within a couple of days.     B. I put it off for more than a week 
     C.  I hope it won't be on the test and concentrate on things I can do.
 5. Textbooks are
Easy for me to follow.  B. easy to follow, but I would prefer to have the instructor explain them.   C. confusing and frustrate me.   
6. When it comes to studying
    A.I am a self-motivated learner.     B. I need encouragement.    C. I wait until the last minute.
7. When I complete assignments
     A.I move on to the next assignment while waiting for feedback.    B. I need feedback within a few
     days.  C. I need immediate feedback.
8. Face-to-face meetings with my instructor and my classmates
      A. Are not important to me.     B. Are helpful but not essential.    C. Are very important to me.
9. When asked to utilize new skills and technologies as a learner
      A…I embrace the challenge B…I am hesitant to take risks, but I am persistent and determined.    
      C…I am very uncomfortable and need someone to help or explain things to me.
 10. As a learner, I would classify myself as being
     A. highly independent.     B. somewhat independent.     C. dependent


**If you scored from 20-30: You are probably suited for a Distance Learning class. You are an independent learner who doesn't need constant supervision, and you have the self-discipline to complete tasks on time. You are ready to look at the online course offerings.
**If you scored from 10-20: You probably need to think very carefully about signing up for a Distance Learning class. If you do decide to take a Distance Learning class, please realize that you will probably have to adjust your learning strategies to maximize your potential for success.
 **If you scored from 0-10: You are probably better suited for traditional classroom courses at this time.

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