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Distance Education Learning Environment Survey (DELES) Instructor 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.

In this class...
Never Seldom Sometimes Often Always
If a student has an inquiry, I find time to respond.
I help students identify problem areas in their study.
I respond promptly to student questions.
I give students valuable feedback on their assignments.
I adequately address student questions.
I encourage student participation.
It is easy for students to contact me.
I provide students with positive and negative feedback on their work.
Never Seldom Sometimes Often Always
Students work with others.
Students relate their work to other's work.
Students share information with other students.
Students discuss their ideas with other students.
Students collaborate with other students in the class.
Students do group work as a part of their activities.
Never Seldom Sometimes Often Always
Students relate what they learn to their life outside of university.
Students pursue topics that interest them.
Students connect their studies to their activities outside of class.
Students apply their everyday experiences in class.
Students link class work to their life outside of university.
Students learn things about the world outside of university.
Students apply their out-of-class experience.
Never Seldom Sometimes Often Always
Students study real cases related to the class.
Students use real facts in class activities.
Students work on assignments that deal with real-world information.
Students work with real examples.
Students enter the real world of the topic of study.
Never Seldom Sometimes Often Always
Students explore their own strategies for learning.
Students seek their own answers.
Students solve their own problems.
Never Seldom Sometimes Often Always
Students make decisions about their learning.
Students work during times they find convenient.
Students are in control of their learning.
Students play an important role in their learning.
Students approach learning in their own way.
Strongly Disagree Disagree Neither Disagree nor Agree Agree Strongly Agree
Distance education is stimulating for students.
Students prefer distance education.
Distance education is exciting for students.
Distance education is worth students' time.
Students enjoy studying by distance.
Students look forward to learning by distance.
Students would enjoy their education more if all their classes were by distance.
Students are satisfied with this class.