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Are you looking for learning that is flexible and fits your lifestyle? Are you able to learn somewhat independently? Do you like to be responsible for your own learning?

Distance learning courses may be for you. Distance learning involves several types of course delivery, such as online classes, use of CD-ROM and videos, interactive TV, and correspondence. To determine if distance learning courses might be appropriate for you, complete the short questionnaire below. Be honest!—no one will see the results but you.

This quiz was adapted, with permission, from a questionnaire developed by the Extended Learning Institute of Northern Virginia Community College.

1. My need to take this course now is:

2. Having face-to-face interaction with my instructors and other students is:

3. I would classify myself as someone who:

4. Classroom discussion is:

5. When an instructor hands out directions for an assignment, I prefer:

6. I need faculty feedback on my assignments:

7. Considering my professional and personal schedule, the amount of time I have to work on an online course is:

8. Coming to a provider site on a regular basis for a class is:

9. I would classify my reading ability as:

10. When I am asked to use technologies such as e-mail, the Internet, or new software:

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