Gallaudet Online Learning Readiness Inventory

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  • SA - Strongly agree
  • A - Agree
  • N - Neutral
  • D - Disagree
  • SD - Strongly disagree
1. I worry so much about doing tasks that I lose track of my education goals and/or study plans.  
2. I get overwhelmed with the required reading for class.  
3. I am confident using a computer keyboard and mouse.  
4. I organize my thoughts in writing.  
5. I am determined to persist with my studies.  
6. I look at information in charts, maps or chapter summaries.  
7. I struggle to organize my notes.  
8. I worry about not being able to communicate in English or ASL with my classmates and teachers.  
9. My computer runs reliably on Windows NT/ Vista or on Mac OS 10.4 or higher.  
10. I can use internet skills, such as using a search engine, identify and download files, and install or update software.  
11. My goal(s) are clear before I start a task.  
12. I can create, save, and print documents on a computer.  
13. I can log onto an internet service provider (ISP) and navigate to different URLs (web addresses).  
14. I do have a flexible schedule that will allow me to make up lost study time.  
15. I seek feedback on my writing.  
16. I have reliable internet connection to high speed internet (cable, DSL).  
17. My computer is capable of at least 1024 x 768 resolution for clear video viewing.  
18. Supervisors, co-workers, friends often ask me to expand my information.  
19. I check my course syllabus.  
20. I have more than 6 to 9 hours per week for studying.  
21. I do try different, new, or unusual approaches to resolve a dilemma.  
22. I seem to forget my goals when I feel stressed.   
23. I have a hard time saying “no” to people when I need to study.  
24. I challenge new information from teachers, peers, readings, and/or videos.  
25. When I read, my mind wanders.  
26. I do not review my notes within one day of writing them.  
27. I have a hard time deciding what is important to study.  
28. I take notes when I do assigned reading or watch instructional videos.  
29. I start working on projects at the last minute.  
30. I feel uncomfortable when questions don't have clear answers.  
31. I have updated virus protection software on my computer.  
32. I need to practice my signing skills.  
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