Online Readiness Checklist – Are Online Courses Right for You?
|Answer the Following Honestly:||Yes||No|
|1. I use good time management skills and exercise self-discipline to ensure enough time to study and to complete all course requirements by the deadlines.|
|2. I am willing to check my T-Wolves college email or my college email forwarded to my personal email at least 3 times per week.|
|3. I am a skilled reader who is at ease with written instructions and lessons.|
|4. I am comfortable participating in discussions in writing.|
|5. I can continue learning independently while waiting for feedback on assignments.|
|6. I have 6-12 hours weekly that I can devote to each 3-credit online course.|
|7. I feel comfortable with basic computer skills such as typing, searching the Internet, saving files successfully, attaching files, working with Web browsers, and word-processing.|
|8. I have frequent access to a computer and to the Internet because I realize I can’t complete an online course on a smartphone.|
|9. I seek the necessary help and ask questions when problems arise.|
|10. I realize online courses are not easy or “blow-off” courses. They are equivalent to a rigorous on-campus class.|
If you answered “NO” to any of the above questions, you should consider enrolling in an on-campus courses instead of online courses.
Registered for an Online Course? – Check your college T-Wolves email account for a message from the Office of Online Learning on how to get started.