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Am I Ready for Online Classes?

SmarterMeasure Assessment

SmarterMeasure is a Web-based assessment that measures learner readiness for succeeding in an online learning program. SmarterMeasure takes about 30 minutes to complete and is an indicator of the degree to which distance learning and/or learning in a technology-rich environment will be a good fit for you. It will help you prepare to be successful as a student.

You are not penalized for guessing on SmarterMeasure. Please enter an answer for each question on the assessment. Upon completion of SmarterMeasure, you will receive a score report that will not only help you understand your strengths and opportunities for improvement, but will also provide resources to help you succeed.

Is Distance Education right for me?

Online courses are often the answer for students who are very busy, have difficulty driving to the college, or who live far away. With a different format from the traditional learning environment, students should consider a number of factors to determine their chances for success.

What if I’m not interested in Distance Education?

As technology continues to weave itself into our professional and personal lives, it is more important than ever to be familiar and comfortable using technology. Many college courses — even those that are considered face-to-face — have course requirements that involve accessing a virtual learning environment such as Blackboard, or other online resources. These courses are typically referred to as Web-enhanced.