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Is Online Learning Right for Me?

Take the quiz to see if online learning is right for you.
  • Will online learning fit your circumstances, lifestyle, and educational needs?

    Here are some basic questions to ask yourself in deciding if an online program is right for you.

    1. Do you have a computer & internet access at home,
    or are you willing to drive to the nearest Center?
    2. Do you feel that learning can take place without having
    face to face interaction with an instructor?
    3. Can you set aside 6 to 10 hours of free time a week to
    participate in the learning process?
    4. Do you consider yourself a highly motivated and
    self-disciplined person?
    5. Are you proactive when facing
    schoolwork & deadlines? 
    6. Do you feel you could communicate
    effectively in writing?
    7. Do you prefer to schedule & locate your own
    learning experiences?
    8. Do you believe that you are the one most responsible
    for your education?
    9. Do you trust your own ability to manage & carry
     out the learning process?
    10. Would you have the ability to speak up & contact
    an instructor if a problem arises?
    11. Are you comfortable with basic computer operations,
    email, and new technologies?
    12. Does your lifestyle (family or work schedules) make it
    difficult for you to attend daytime courses?

    Total the Yes votes above then view the ranges below to help you determine if online Learning is right for you.

  • You are a great candidate for online learning.

    Online learning may work for you, but you will have to reflect on what you need to do to become a successful online learner.

    Online learning may not be for you. Some of the difficulties you may encounter are that you must be extremely self-disciplined, somewhat technologically savvy, and communicate through writing without ever meeting your instructor or peers face to face.