Survey Questions on Online and Traditional Classes


Based off the hypothesis below you are to form 10 survey questions, which are user friendly for classmates, only. Be mindful of classroom manners please. Keep it simple.

Hypothesis: Among students enrolled in this class (SS3375 T3 2017) most will say that they believe taking college classes via online instruction requires more discipline than taking courses in face to face traditional classes. 

You will need a list of 10 survey questions, based off of the hypothesis, looking for a relationship between discipline and online or traditional classes.
The answers should be based on “Strongly Agree,” “Agree,” “Neutral,” “Disagree,” or “Strongly Disagree 


Survey Questions on Online and Traditional Classes

These survey questions are intended to gather information from members of the class on their thoughts on online and traditional learning and whether online classes require more self-discipline than traditional classes. Personal information is not necessary so the respondents can choose not to provide it. Answers range within a scale of five; Strongly Agree, Agree, Neutral, Disagree, Strongly Disagree in line with one’s agreement.


  1. Enrolment in today’s online college courses is quickly gaining popularity all around the world. However, some critics of this new approach to educational instruction argue that online learning platforms are better than traditional classrooms. Do you agree with this statement?

Strongly Agree            Agree              Neutral                        Disagree          Strongly Disagree

2.Reviewers of educational systems advance that online learning methods present a more plausible model of education today than their traditional counterparts because they allow students to have more time to pursue other interests or carry out other tasks. Do you agree that online learning offers more flexibility?

  • .The college campus is a place where students meet new people, explore different cultures from various parts of the country and the world, grow their social interests as well as create lifetime friendships. Do you think that elimination of this environment and instead of replacing it with online classes curtails the students’ social interactions?

Strongly Agree            Agree              Neutral                        Disagree          Strongly Disagree

  • Discipline can be described asthe practice of training oneself or other people to obey rules or to act in a certain manner. Do you think this ability to train yourself affects the learning process in general?
  • Traditional methods of instruction such as attendance of lectures, class presentations and group study can be argued to require very little discipline due to the already set regiments and timetables. Do you agree that students in traditional classrooms require very little discipline to succeed?


  • Due to the freedom and perceived relaxed mode of learning associated with online courses, some students tend to drop out or fail to complete the courses they enroll in. Do you think that online courses require more discipline than the traditional, face-to-face classroom lectures?

Strongly Agree            Agree              Neutral                        Disagree          Strongly Disagree

  • The lack of a set timetable and mandatory lecture attendance can be a good mode of study for individuals who have a lot of commitments to juggle in their lives. Do you agree or disagree that online study courses are better suited for older individuals who have full-time jobs and/or families to raise?
  • Online classes offer a considerable amount of freedom and self-governance which can be grossly misused if placed in the wrong hands. Younger students also sometimes opt to take up online courses with the belief that they provide an easier route and a short-cut to an academic qualification. Do you think that age restrictions should be placed on enrolment in online courses?

Strongly Agree            Agree              Neutral                        Disagree          Strongly Disagree

  • At this point in your academic journey, in light of all the facts presented and all factors holding constant, do you feel like you would want to transfer or move to the online version of the academic course you are pursuing currently?
  1. If you were to succeed in transferring credits to the online alternative of your current academic course, do you think you would have the discipline, consistency and persistence it takes to succeed?

Strongly Agree            Agree               Neutral           Disagree        Strongly Disagree


Rovai, A. P. (2003). In search of higher persistence rates in distance education online programs. The Internet and Higher Education6(1), 1-16.

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