Should You Take an On-line Course

This test is designed to provide you information as to your possible success in an online course. In each question, select the best answer that matches your abilities. The score will be made available to you after you complete the test.

  1. Do you have access to a computer?
  1. What are your abilities to type on a keyboard and use a mouse:
  1. Do you like to read?
  1. Can you easily express your thoughts in writing?
  1. Will you be willing to devote 3 hours a week per credit-hour to participate in your online course?
    Standard academic information suggests that a 4-credit course will require at least 12 hours of work per week.
  1. Do you know how to send and receive e-mail, as well as send and receive attachments, and do you know how to properly download and install plug-ins?
  1. Are you a procrastinator? Can you wait until the last minute and get everything done before the last day of class?
  1. If you experience any problems with your computer, do you know how to troubleshoot to get it operational again?
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  1. If you have any trouble finding the information you need on a Web site you will:
  1. Why do you want to take an online course?