EKU Online: Psychology Degree

Is Online Learning Right for Me?

Complete the contact information and answer the questions below to help you determine if online learning is right for you. You will see the results of your assessment immediately and will also receive a copy of them at the address you supply.

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What is your current educational status?
 
 

  1. I would classify myself as someone who:

    Often gets things done ahead of time

    Needs reminding to get things done on time

    Puts things off until the last minute or doesn't complete them

  2. I would describe my skills as a writer as:

    I feel that I can competently communicate in written form

    While my writing skills need some work, I feel that I can communicate without much difficulty

    I have trouble verbalizing my thoughts on paper

  3. Traditional classroom discussion is

    Rarely helpful to me in learning new material

    Sometimes helpful to me

    Almost always helpful to me

  4. I need to be reminded of when assignments are due:

    Rarely

    Sometimes

    Often

  5. When an instructor hands out written directions for an assignment, I prefer

    Figuring out the instructions myself

    Trying to follow the directions on my own, then asking for help as needed

    Having the instructions explained to me

  6. Having face-to-face interaction with my instructor is

    Not particularly important to me

    Somewhat important to me

    Very important to me

  7. Considering my professional and personal schedule, the amount of time that I can realistically dedicate to an online program PER WEEK is

    11+ hours

    6-10 hours

    0-5 hours

  8. When I need help understanding the subject:

    I am comfortable contacting an instructor to ask for clarification

    I am uncomfortable contacting an instructor, but do it anyway

    I never approach an instructor to admit I don't understand something

  9. When I need help understanding the subject:

    I am comfortable contacting other students online to ask for clarification

    I am uncomfortable contacting other students online, but will endeavor to do it anyway

    I never approach other students for help to admit I don't understand something and am unlikely to do so online

  10. I generally consider my computer skills as the following:

    I am very comfortable and enjoy using computers

    I am competent in most computer skills, but could benefit from some support

    I am not comfortable using computers

  11. I find that reading textbooks and course materials independently and then demonstrating the knowledge learned to others over a computer:

    A great way to gain knowledge and insight for a particular topic

    A necessary evil that accompanies online education

    Something that I probably will not be doing

  12. As a reader, I would classify myself as:

    good / above average - I usually understand the text without help

    average - I sometimes need help to understand the text

    below average – I often need help to understand the text

  13. As best I can determine from the information provided to me thus far, my General Education Requirements for this degree are:

    Completed

    I still have courses to complete

    I have not completed my General Education Requirements at this time

  14. I find topics related to how people interact with one another and their environment:

    Very interesting

    Somewhat interesting

    Not very interesting / boring

  15. How would you characterize your level of assertiveness when interacting with faculty?

    I am more likely to express my thoughts and opinions over the Internet, as opposed to sitting in a classroom with others

    I am equally expressive regardless of the method of learning

    I am more likely to express my thoughts and opinions when sitting in a classroom with others

  16. What is 2 + 2?