Self-Assessment of Online Learning Readiness Step 1: Answer all 20 self-assessment questions below with a yes (Y) or no (N). Step 2: Tally the number of yes answers. Step 3: Evaluate your readiness for online learning using the following guide. 18-21 yes answers: You are a very good candidate for online learning. 16-17 yes answers: You are a good candidate for online learning, but you may need some preparation before undertaking online learning. 14-15 yes answers: You may be a candidate for online learning, but you will need important preparatory work before undertaking online learning. Look at the questions you answered no to start with. 20 Self-Assessment Questions I am comfortable with computers, email, and internet technology. I understand that online learning is different from traditional classroom learning and will require an equal or greater amount of work. I enjoy corresponding with people online. I am a self-directed and self-motivated person capable of working independently. I can manage my study time efficiently to complete assignments on time. I enjoy learning new computer skills and programs. Typing is easy for me. I am comfortable expressing my thoughts in writing. I have reliable access to a computer with a high-speed connection. I can download software to my computer. I have a reasonable tolerance for frustration when faced with problems from my computer. I can create, rename and delete folders. I have access to and am familiar with Microsoft Word, including composing essays, copying and pasting text, printing, setting margins, adding page numbers, changing fonts, and other basic types of formatting. I know how to use a browser to go to certain websites. I can create, send, forward, reply to, save and delete email messages. I can send, open and save email attachments. I can post my replies online like posting on facebook or other social media. I can locate and access information using a web search engine. I can use "talk" or "chat" features for real-time communication. I know how to seek help when I have questions.