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Is Online Learning for Me?

To determine whether online learning is right for you, please visit: http://scos.mccvlc.org/FIPSE/SCO/general/areYouReady/lesson.xml
or complete the Computer Skills Self-Assessment below...

1. I have easy access to a computer with a fast and reliable internet connection.

            Yes No


2. I can use a web browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera or Google Chrome.

            Yes No


3. I’m comfortable using a word processing program such as Microsoft Word or Microsoft Works.

            Yes No


4. I can create, save and manage files on my computer.

            Yes No


5. I can use more than one program at a time or view more than one web page at a time.

            Yes No


6. I know how to send and receive email messages with an attachment.

            Yes No


7. I know how to “paste” text from a word processor into an email message.

            Yes No


8. I know how to download something from the Internet.

            Yes No

 

9. I am comfortable using online Help or a manual to solve problems or answer questions.

            Yes No

 

10. If my computer is not working and can’t be fixed, I am resourceful enough to find another way to complete the work.

            Yes No

 

Score: (1 point for a Yes, 0 points for a No)

9-10, Online learning is suitable for you based on your computer skills.

6-8, Online learning may be possible for you if you are willing to improve in the areas you answered no.

0-5, Online learning may not be the best option for you at this time.


Contact Information:

Lorena Maurer
Grays Harbor College
360-538-4090
Toll free: 1-800-562-4830 ext. 4090
Fax: 360-538-4299
E-mail: lorena.maurer@ghc.edu

Gary Arthur
Reservation-Based Degree Coordinator
360-538-4209
Toll free: 1-800-562-4830 ext. 4209
Fax: 360-538-4299
E-mail: gary.arthur@ghc.edu

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WAOL
Washington Online