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Online Readiness Questionnaire

Welcome! What you are about to complete is the Online Readiness Questionnaire which is designed to help you determine if online learning is right for you. You will be asked 20 questions about yourself, how you study, and your computer. Mark your response to the first seven questions and then click next to continue with the questionnaire.

Technical Knowledge and Resources


1. I have access to a computer where I can complete required course work as needed, for longer periods of time without interruption.
Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree


2. I have access to an area where I can work free from distractions to complete required assignments and readings without interruption for extended periods of time.
Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree


3. I have a computer that has the following specs: Windows XP or Vista or OS 9 or higher; a functioning CD or DVD-Rom drive; a display with at least a 1024 x 768 resolution; an audio output with speakers; virus protection software; Microsoft Office 2007; and virus protection.
Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree


4. I am competent at using email, including logging in and out of accounts, sending and receiving email, and attaching, opening, and downloading documents and files.
Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree I Don't Know


5. I feel comfortable with my ability to communicate through writing when using email, discussion boards, drop boxes, live chat sessions, and other virtual classroom features.
Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree


6. I feel comfortable working with various files on the computer, including document processing, spreadsheets, and databases, in order to create, save, and print documents.
Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree


7. I feel comfortable navigating the web, internet, and online resources, including online libraries and databases and that my typing skills are extremely efficient and have little trouble transposing a one page article to a electronic document.
Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree