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Readiness Check

In order to be successful in online courses, students need to have several basic computer skills. Taking a computer literacy course is a great start, but may not be enough. Examples of skills necessary for success in an online class include conducting online research, use of email (send, receive, and attachments), and creating a report with a word processing program (such as Microsoft Word).


Are You Ready For Online Classes?

You are required to complete Readi™, an Online Readiness Assessment, before registering for an online class. This is a wonderful way to check both your computer to be sure it is ready for class, but to also check your skills to be sure you can successfully complete the activities your instructor requires. The readiness assessment will also provide tips you can use to make you a better online student. It will take you about 35 minutes from start to finish but you may log out and complete it later if necessary. After you log in, you will receive an email from READI™ with a READI PIN™
number that will allow you to log back in later or view your results again.

Your READI™ score will not prevent you from registering for online classes. It is a tool that will help you assess your strengths and weaknesses related to distance education in 5 areas.

  1. Individual Attributes – procrastination, time management, willingness to ask for help, academic attributes.

  2. Learning Styles – what is your predominant learning style?

  3. Technical Competency, Skills, and Knowledge.

  4. Reading Rate and Recall

  5. Typing Speed and Accuracy

The results can very valuable in the advising process to help determine the best fit for students. READI™ provides the insight the student needs to understand their strength and weaknesses. Your will receive a full color report immediately following the completion of all areas of READI™. It also provides some remedial tool to help you strengthen your weaknesses.

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