Self-directed Learner Rating

In this self-assessment you will be able to evaluate your readiness for self-directed learning. It will take between 5-10 minutes to complete. The assessment contains 60 short questions that are rated on a scale from 1=never to 5=always.
At the end you will receive a quote on the extend you might benefit from the ESP-Zone.

1) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

1: Awareness
I identify my own learning needs
2) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

1: Awareness
I am able to select the best method for my own learning
3) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

1: Awareness
I consider teachers as facilitators of learning rather than providing information only
4) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

1: Awareness
I keep up to date on different learning resources available
5) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

1: Awareness
I am responsible for my own learning
6) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

1: Awareness
I am responsible for identifying my areas of deficit
7) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

1: Awareness
I am able to maintain self-motivation
8) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

1: Awareness
I am able to plan and set my learning goals
9) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

1: Awareness
I have a break during long periods of work
10) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

1: Awareness
I need to keep my learning routine separate from my other commitments
11) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

1: Awareness
I relate my experience with new information
12) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

1: Awareness
I feel that I am learning despite not being instructed by a lecturer
13) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

2: Learning Strategy
I participate in group discussions
14) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

2: Learning Strategy
I find peer coaching effective
15) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

2: Learning Strategy
I finde "role play" is a useful method for complex learning
16) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

2: Learning Strategy
I find inter-active teaching-learning sessions more effective than just listening to leactures
17) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

2: Learning Strategy
I find simulation in teaching-learning useful
18) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

2: Learning Strategy
I find learning form case studies useful
19) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

2: Learning Strategy
My inner drive directs me towards further development and improvement in my learning
20) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

2: Learning Strategy
I regard problems as challenges
21) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

2: Learning Strategy
I arrange my self-learning routine in such a way that it helps develop a permanent learning culture in my life
22) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

2: Learning Strategy
I find concept mapping is an effective method of learning
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2: Learning Strategy
I find modern educational interactive technology enhances my learning process
24) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

2: Learning Strategy
I am able to decide my own learning strategy
25) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

3: Learning Activities
I rehearse and revise new lessons
26) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

3: Learning Activities
I identify the important points when reading a chapter or an article
27) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

3: Learning Activities
I use concept mapping/outlining as a useful method of comprehending a wide range of information
28) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

3: Learning Activities
I am able to use information technology effectively
29) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

3: Learning Activities
My concentration intensifies and I become more attentive when I read a complex study content
30) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

3: Learning Activities
I keep annotated notes or a summary of all my ideas, reflections and new learning
31) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

3: Learning Activities
I enjoy exploring information beyond the prescribed course objectives
32) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

3: Learning Activities
I am able to relate knowledge with practice
33) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

3: Learning Activities
I raise relevant question(s) in teaching-learning sessions
34) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

3: Learning Activities
I am able to analyze and critically reflect on new ideas, information or any learning experiences
35) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

3: Learning Activities
I keep an open mind to others' point of view
36) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

3: Learning Activities
I prefer to take any break in between any learning task
37) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

4: Evaluation
I self-assess before I get feedback from instructors
38) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

4: Evaluation
I identify the areas for further development in whatever I have accomlished
39) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

4: Evaluation
I am able to monitor my learning progress
40) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

4: Evaluation
I am able to identify my areas of strength and weakness
41) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

4: Evaluation
I appreciate when my work can be peer reviewed
42) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

4: Evaluation
I find both sucess and failure inspire me to further learning
43) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

4: Evaluation
I value criticism as the basis of bringing improvement to my learning
44) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

4: Evaluation
I monitor whether I have accomplished my learning goals
45) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

4: Evaluation
I check my portfolio to review my progress
46) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

4: Evaluation
I review and reflect on my learning activities
47) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

4: Evaluation
I find new learning challenging
48) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

4: Evaluation
I am inspired by others' success
49) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

5: Interpersonal Skills
I intend to learn more about other cultures and languages I am frequently exposed to
50) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

5: Interpersonal Skills
I am able to identify my role within a group
51) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

5: Interpersonal Skills
My interaction with others helps me to develop the insight to plan further learning
52) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

5: Interpersonal Skills
I make use of any opportunities I come across
53) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

5: Interpersonal Skills
I need to share information with others
54) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

5: Interpersonal Skills
I maintain good inter-personal relationships with others
55) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

5: Interpersonal Skills
I find it easy to work in collaboration with others
56) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

5: Interpersonal Skills
I am successful in communicating verbally
57) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

5: Interpersonal Skills
I identify the need for inter-disciplinary links for maintaining social harmony
58) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

5: Interpersonal Skills
I am able to express my ideas effectively in writing
59) 5= Always 4= Often 3= Sometimes 2= Seldom 1= Never

5: Interpersonal Skills
I am able to express my views freely
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5: Interpersonal Skills
I find it challenging to pursue learning in a culturally diverse environment

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