Campus Degree Programs
Online Associate Degree
I am considering taking an online course because:
I've taken an online class before and enjoyed the experience.
I'm curious about online classes and have room in my schedule.
My schedule is far too busy to take on campus classes
When it comes to learning:
I welcome opportunities to learn new things and master new technologies.
I get nervous around new technologies, but I like to learn.
I get very nervous around technology and would rather not try it.
The amount of uninterrupted time I have to devote to online classes is:
18 hours or more per week, anytime during the day or night.
12-18 hours per week, mainly at night.
less than 12 hours per week.
My technology access is best described as:
I have a computer at home with Internet access and I have my own email account.
I have regular access to a computer with Internet access and I have my own email account.
I don't have a computer or an email address.
My technology skills are:
Very good. I can use email, Web browsers, word-processing software, and can download files and create attachments. I like trying to solve technology problems on my own and don't get frustrated easily.
Average. I can use email, Web browsers and word-processing software. I don't feel comfortable solving technology problems on my own.
Below average. I have used email, Web browsers and word-processing software, but I get frustrated when things don't work the way they should.
When it comes to procrastination:
I rarely procrastinate.
I sometimes procrastinate, but I always get my work in on time.
I always procrastinate - I like to work under pressure.
Face-to-face communication is:
Not essential to me. I understand that quality learning can take place without face-to-face interaction.
Important to me and I wonder about my ability to learn without being able to see the instructor or other students.
Essential and I can't learn unless I can interact in person with the instructor and other students.
When I need help in class:
I feel comfortable asking questions and asking for help when I need it.
I hesitate to ask questions of the instructor, but I will ask for help if I need it.
I don't like to ask questions or ask for help.
My reading and writing abilities are:
Above average. I enjoy reading and writing and have confidence in my abilities.
OK. I read well but I'm not comfortable expressing myself in writing.
Below average. I don't like reading and look for classes without a lot of writing assignments.
My critical thinking skills are:
Very good. I can analyze class materials and formulate opinions on what I've learned.
Fair. I can sometimes analyze class materials and form opinions but it is a struggle for me.
Poor. Analyzing material is not something I do well.
Class discussions are:
Important to me and useful in helping me learn the information presented in class. I almost always participate in class discussions.
Somewhat important to my learning. I sometimes participate in class discussions.
Not very useful to me. I don't usually participate in class discussions.
I would describe my personal style as:
Self-motivated, self-disciplined and organized.
Motivated, but I need help remembering assignments and due dates.
Pretty disorganized - I need someone to motivate me and help me stay on top of my coursework.