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Distance Education Learning Environment Survey (DELES) Actual Form

This survey contains 34 statements about practices that take place in this class, followed by eight statements regarding your opinion about distance education.

There are no 'right' or 'wrong' answers. Your opinion is what is wanted on each item. Please think about how well each statement describes what this class is like for you.

Level of study
Country from which you are taking this class
Course number
Experiences in this course
Please respond to the following statements.
Never Seldom Sometimes Often Always
1. If I have an inquiry, the instructor finds time to respond.
2. The instructor helps me identify problem areas in my study.
3. The instructor responds promptly to my questions.
4. The instructor gives me valuable feedback on my assignments.
5. The instructor adequately addresses my questions.
6. The instructor encourages my participation.
7. It is easy to contact the instructor.
8. The instructor provides me positive and negative feedback on my work.
9. I work with others.
10. I relate my work to other's work.
Never Seldom Sometimes Often Always
11. I share information with other students.
12. I discuss my ideas with other students.
13. I collaborate with other students in the class.
14. Group work is a part of my activities.
15. I can relate what I learn to my life outside of university.
16. I am able to pursue topics that interest me.
17. I can connect my studies to my activities outside of class.
18. I apply my everyday experiences in class.
19. I link class work to my life outside of university.
20. I learn things about the world outside of university.
Never Seldom Sometimes Often Always
21. I apply my out-of-class experience.
22. I study real cases related to the class.
23. I use real facts in class activities.
24. I work on assignments that deal with real-world information.
25. I work with real examples.
26. I enter the real world of the topic of study.
27. I explore my own strategies for learning.
28. I seek my own answers.
29. I solve my own problems.
30. I make decisions about my learning.
Never Seldom Sometimes Often Always
31. I work during times I find convenient.
32. I am in control of my learning.
33. I play an important role in my learning.
34. I approach learning in my own way.
Distance education
The following items refer to your satisfaction with distance education.
Strongly Disagree Disagree Neither Disagree nor Agree Agree Strongly Agree
35. Distance education is stimulating.
36. I prefer distance education.
37. Distance education is exciting.
38. Distance education is worth my time.
39. I enjoy studying by distance.
40. I look forward to learning by distance.
41. I would enjoy my education more if all my classes were by distance.
42. I am satisfied with this class.