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Hybrid Course Readiness Quiz


Answer indicates a hybrid course may be a good choice for me at this time Weight Answer indicates a hybrid course may not be a good choice for me at this time.
I have reliable access to a high-speed Internet connection most of the time. 3 I do not have reliable access to high-speed Internet or can only access it when I am on campus or at the Library.
I know how to check my Palomar College email and I access it frequently to check emails from the College. 1 I do not know how to check my Palomar College email.
I am comfortable with various browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome. 1 I do not know how to switch between browsers or only have access to one browser.
I am comfortable navigating online learning systems, such as Blackboard 1 I am not comfortable with navigating online learning systems or have never used one before.
I am usually able to stay on task when online (avoiding distractions such as Facebook etc.) 2 I am easily distracted when working by myself online.
I am good at planning and managing my time. 3 I am not good at planning and managing my time.
I can learn from a variety of formats, such as videos and reading text. 2 I have one preferred method of learning.
I can set aside 12 or so hours a week to do the course work necessary in this class. 3 I do not have 12 hours or so a week to study for math.
I can come to campus to do my weekly hours. 3 Some weeks or most of the time I have trouble getting to campus.
I can come to campus to take my exams. 3 I may have trouble getting to campus to take my exams.
I am comfortable asking tutors and instructors for help on problems. 2 I am not comfortable asking for help from an instructor or tutors.
I am comfortable asking my instructor for advice when I am discouraged in the class. 1 My learning style usually requires a structured lecture at its core.
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Interpreting your results:

A total score of 20 or higher means you should be fine in the hybrid course format.

A total score of 15 to 19 means this course format should work for you as long as you proactively ask questions.

A score of 14 or lower means you should consult with the Director as to whether or not this is the right course format for you.

 

This material is based on original content by Glenn Pillsbury at CSU Stanislaus, which was published freely under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license at https://www.csustan.edu/teach-online/online-readiness-self-assessment-0.

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