Online classes are not like face-to-face classes. They require a different skill set to be successful. This quiz will help you determine how successful you might be in online classes.
Please enter your name and Student ID. Your score will be revealed after you click submit at the end of the quiz. There are 30 statements worth a total of 60 points with which you can choose to Agree, Somewhat Agree, or Disagree with. Be sure to click submit at the end and view your results and next steps.
I have a really good reason for taking an online course.
Last Updated at September 27th, 2019 managed by Lisa Chamberlin
I am good at setting goals and deadlines for myself.
I rarely finish the projects I start.
I often quit just because things get difficult.
I can keep myself on track and on time.
I learn fairly easily.
I can learn from things I hear, like lectures, audio recordings, or podcasts.
I don't learn well from just reading something.
I have developed good ways to solve problems I run into.
I learn best when I figure things out for myself.
I know the difference between Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer.
I am willing to send e-mail to or have discussions with people I might never see.
I usually study in a place where I can read and work on assignments without distractions.
I can ignore distractions around me when I study.
I have fewer than ten hours a week to devote to assignments, tests, projects, and study time per five credit class .
I keep a record of what my assignments are and when they are due.
I plan my work in advance so that I can turn in my assignments on time.
I cannot keep myself on track and on time without help from others.
I am willing to use e-mail and other online tools to ask my classmates and instructors questions.
I am not very skilled with using a computer.
I have the correct browser installed for my online class and it is up-to-date. I know how to keep it up-to-date, and it will play most common audio and video formats.
I am not comfortable conducting searches, setting bookmarks, and downloading files.
I am comfortable installing software and changing configuration settings on my computer.
I know someone who can help me if I have computer problems.
My computer runs reliably on Windows 7 or Mac OSX 10.6, or higher.
I know when I should get help from the IT Helpdesk and when I should go to the eLearning Helpdesk.
I am not connected to the Internet with a fairly fast, reliable connection.
I have virus protection software running on my computer.
I have headphones or speakers and a microphone to use if a class has a video conference.
My browser will play several common multimedia (video and audio) formats.