Online Learner Self-Assessment Student InformationName* First Last Email* Student Type*FreshmanSophomoreJuniorSeniorMaster's ProgramSelf-Assessment1. My technology access is best described as:*I don't have a computer or an email address.I have regular access to a computer with internet access. I have my own email account and am able to download files and install software.I have a computer at home with internet access. I have my own email account2. My technology skills are:*Very basic. I have used email, web browsers, and word-processing software; but I get frustrated when things don't work the way they should.Very good. I can use email, web browsers, word-processing software, download files, and created attachments. I like trying to solve technology problems on my own and don't get easily frustrated.Average. I can use email, web browsers, word-processing software, download files, and create attachments. I don't feel comfortable solving technology problems on my own.3. Face-to-face communication is:*Essential. I learn only if I can interact in person with the instructor and other students.Not essential for me. I am comfortable learning without face-to-face interaction.Important to me. I wonder about my ability to learn without being able to see the professor or other students.4. When I need help in class:*I often feel intimidated asking for help or asking questions.I feel comfortable asking for help and asking questions.I hesitate to ask questions, but I will if I need it.5. The amount of uninterrupted time I have to devote to a class is:*10 - 15 hours per week. It has to work around my schedule.15 hours or more per week, anytime day or night.Less than 10 hours per week.6. I would describe my personal learning style as:*Motivated, but I need help remembering due dates and assignments.Self-motivated, self-disciplined, and organized.Spontaneous and not too disciplined. I need someone to motivate me and help me stay on top of coursework.7. My learning style best matches this description:*I learn best through listening to a professor and interacting with the professor in a face-to-face setting.I learn best through reading and expressing my learning in writing.I learn best through activities and interacting with my peers.8. My reading and writing abilities are:*Below average. I don't like reading, and I prefer classes without lots of writing assignments.Above average. I enjoy reading and writing and have confidence in my abilities.Average. I am average in reading and writing. I don't feel confident expressing myself in writing.9. When it comes to analyzing class materials and expressing my opinions about them, I feel:*I would rather have guidance. Analyzing material is not something that I do well.Confident. I can analyze materials and form opinions on what I have learned.A bit nervous. It is a struggle for me to analyze materials and form opinions, but I can.10. Class discussions are:*Somewhat important to my learning. I sometimes participate in class discussions.Important to me and useful in helping me to learn information. I almost always participate in class discussions.Not very useful to me. I don't usually participate in class discussions.11. When it comes to learning:*I avoid trying new technologies.I love to learn new things and master new technologies.I like to learn, but technology makes me nervous.12. I am considering taking an online course because:*Online courses are easier and take less time.I want self-paced learning in which I can complete things as quickly or as slowly as I like.I want my learning to focus on my learning rather than my professor's lectures.Assessment IndexPermission to Use Data* I understand that by submitting this form I am granting Barton College permission to process my personal data and to contact me with information relevant to the services or opportunities offered, either directly or indirectly, through Barton College.