Answers that indicate an online course is a good choice.
Answers that indicate an online class may not be a good choice.
I am comfortable and proficient at creating, saving, locating, and opening different types of files on a computer.
I am not comfortable or proficient working with files on a computer.
I have reliable access to a high-speed Internet connection (DSL, cable, dorm, etc)
I have regular access only to a dial-up modem for Internet access.
I know how to check my official
sjcny.edu email account and I can access it regularly to check for new messages.
I have never checked my official
sjcny.edu email account.
I have access to a webcam and microphone for simple multimedia participation.
I do not have a webcam and microphone, or I will need to borrow those things.
I have no problem retaining information if I read it.
I retain information better if I hear it spoken directly to me.
I am comfortable using online discussion forums.
I have never really posted messages to an online forum before.
I am usually able to stay on task and avoid distractions (texting, Facebook) while studying.
I get distracted easily while studying and need a lot of time to accomplish my work.
I am very good at planning and managing my time so that my work is on time and complete.
I am ok with time management but have had to ask professors for extensions in the past.
Setting aside a regular 5-8 hours per week to devote to an online class is possible for me.
It's hard for me to predict when I'll be able to do the online work.
I have little or no trouble expressing myself in writing using formal grammar and spelling.
I have found using formal grammar and spelling to be a challenge in expressing myself.
I am comfortable learning through individual reading and study.
I usually need direct explanation by an instructor and face-to-face interaction with peers to feel comfortable learning material.
I can learn from a variety of formats (lectures, videos, podcasts, online discussion/conferencing).
My learning style usually requires a structured lecture at its core.
I know how to log in to Canvas and I am familiar with using the most common tools.
I have little or no experience accessing and using Canvas.
I have my own relatively new computer (2-3 years old) onto which I can install any additional software necessary for the course.
My computer is 5-7 years old.
I use the computer labs on campus or someone else's to do my work.
If I can't figure out something, I am comfortable asking my classmates or the instructor for help via email, discussion board, or chat.
Meeting with my professor in-person to ask questions is more comfortable for me.
Online is good choice ⇐
⇒ Online may not be a good choice