I have taken and succeeded in online classes before.
I am comfortable using the internet.
I have an email account that I check regularly.
I am comfortable using online forums and social networking sites.
I am capable of buying books and conducting other business over the internet.
I can set aside time several days each week to work on my courses.
I have consistent access to a high-speed/broadband internet connection.
HintA broadband connection has an upload transfer rate of 1.0 megabits/second (or higher), AND a download rate of 2.0-4.0 megabits/second (or higher). Typical DLS, ADSL, and Cable TV Internet connection easily meet high-speed requirements.
I have consistent access to a computer that is reasonably up to date (PC: Windows XP or newer. Mac: OSX 10.6 or newer).
I can open Microsoft Word documents and PDF files on my computer.
I can watch videos on my computer.
I can listen to audio on my computer.
I am usually comfortable with new technology.
In my work habits I am moderately to extremely disciplined.
I would rate my organizational skills as strong or outstanding.
With regard to comprehension of a given subject matter, I consider face-to-face communication to be non-essential.
I describe my reading skills as average or better.
I describe my writing skills as average or better.
I describe my technology skills as average or better.
I describe my time management skills as average or better.
I am comfortable contacting instructors individually when I am having problems with my coursework.
The last time I took courses in higher education (undergraduate or graduate), my grades were average or better.
For an individual online course, I can dedicate at least 10 hours.