Are you ready for Online Learning at NOVA Online?
Online learning is different in from traditional face-to-face learning in many respects. Some individuals feel more comfortable learning in an online environment than others.
SmarterMeasure is an assessment that measures learner readiness for Northern Virginia Community College’s Extended Learning Institute. SmarterMeasure is an indicator of the degree to which online learning and/or learning in a technology rich environment will be a good fit for you.
Take your time to rate yourself honestly. It is a tool that will help you assess your strengths and opportunities for growth related to online learning in 6 areas.
1. Life Factors
2. Individual Attributes – procrastination, time management, willingness to ask for help, academic attributes
3. Learning Styles – what is your predominant learning style?
4. Technical Competency, Skills, and Knowledge
5. Reading Rate and Recall
6. Typing Speed and Accuracy
You will receive a full color report immediately following the completion of all areas of SmarterMeasure. You may email this report, print it, or download and save for future reference. It also provides some remedial tools related to each area. For more information about SmarterMeasture, view this video.
This assessment is available in all NOVA Online courses. You will see it as a required assignment in some courses, but as an option in others. Access a username and password here.