QUESTIONNAIRE

Distance Learning and Home Schooling
(This section should take about 5 minutes)

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01. Have you, or any member of your family been home schooled?

Yes
No

02. If Yes, what percentage of people in your family have?

Less than 25 percent
25 to 50 percent
50 to 75 percent
More than 75 percent

03. Does your family support home school education?

Yes
No

04. If Yes in what manner does your family support home school education?

(Please select all that apply)

Financial
Participate in directly
Other

05. If you answered Other in Question 04 above, please list what other types of support.


06. In your opinion, do children in your family benefit from home school education?

Yes
No

07. If Yes, how do they benefit?

(Please select all that apply)

Academically
Morally
Spiritually
Other

08. If you answered Other in Question 07 above, please list what other benefits they receive.

09. Does your family currently provide home school education on a regular and continuing basis?

Yes
No
Occasionally

10. Your need to take home school education is?

High - You need them for graduation and/or your job
Medium - They might benefit you in the future
Low - Would only be for personal interest

11. Are there home school education courses specifically tailored for your need?

Yes
No
Don't Know

12. If you answered Yes in Question 6 above, please list what courses are available.

13. If you answered Don't Know in Question 6 above, please list below how we may contact you and help you

 

14. In home school education, how important is it to be part of a structured class?

Very Important
Somewhat Important
Not Important
Other

15. Are you familiar with Distance Learning?

Yes
No

16. Have you, or any member of your family, obtained diplomas via distance learning?

Yes
No

17. If Yes, what percentage of people in your family have?

Less than 25 percent
25 to 50 percent
50 to 75 percent
More than 75 percent

18. If you were to take a distance learning course, which method would you prefer to use when participating?

(Please rank from 1 (favorite) to 4 (least favorite))

a) Interactive Video

1 2 3 4 Not Sure

b) On-line Courses

1 2 3 4 Not Sure

c) CD-ROM Based Courses

1 2 3 4 Not Sure

19. How often would you be interested in participating in a distance learning course regarding home school education?

One day a week
Two days per week
Three days per week
Four days per week
Five days per week
Never

20. What do you consider a reasonable fee for a course offered as in-residence day student?

(Monthly figures shown) (1 student / 2 students / 3students)

a) 1/2- day - 1-day per week (1 student / 2 students / 3students)

$15 / $20 / $30

Yes No

b) 1/2- day - 2-days per week (1 student / 2 students / 3students)

$20 / $50 / $67

Yes No

c) 1/2- day - 3-days per week (1 student / 2 students / 3students)

$30 / $60 / $90

Yes No

d) 1/2- day - 4-days per week (1 student / 2 students / 3students)

$40 / $70 / $80

Yes No

e) 1/2- day - 5-days per week (1 student / 2 students / 3students)

$50 / $80 / $90

Yes No

a) full-day - 1-day per week (1 student / 2 students / 3students)

$20 / $38 / $55

Yes No

b) full-day - 2-days per week (1 student / 2 students / 3students)

$38 / $72 / $105

Yes No

c) full-day - 3-days per week (1 student / 2 students / 3students)

$54 / $105 / $155

Yes No

d) full-day - 4-days per week (1 student / 2 students / 3students)

$55 / $100 / $140

Yes No

e)full-day - 5-days per week (1 student / 2 students / 3students)

$66 / $110 / $150

Yes No

21. What do you consider a reasonable fee for a course offered as in-residence day student?

(Monthly figures shown)

a) 1/2- day - 1-day per week (1 student / 2 students / 3students)

$30 / $55 / $75

Yes No

b) 1/2- day - 2-days per week(1 student / 2 students / 3students)

$55 / $100 / $155

Yes No

c) 1/2- day - 3- days per week (1 student / 2 students / 3students)

$80 / $155 / $255

Yes No

d) 1/2- day - 4-days per week (1 student / 2 students / 3students)

$105 / $200 / $260

Yes No

e) 1/2- day - 5-days per week (1 student / 2 students / 3students)

$130 / $250 / $290

Yes No

a) full-day - 1-day per week (1 student / 2 students / 3students)

$55 / $105 / $155

Yes No

b) full-day - 2-days per week (1 student / 2 students / 3students)

$105 / $200 / $300

Yes No

c) full-day - 3-days per week (1 student / 2 students / 3students)

$155 / $280 / $330

Yes No

d) full-day - 4-days per week (1 student / 2 students / 3students)

$200 / $300 / $350

Yes No

e)full-day - 5-days per week (1 student / 2 students / 3students)

$250 / $350 / $380

Yes No

Section 2: Demographic Information
(Approximately 5 minutes)

22. What is your (parent) highest level of education?

High School
Associate Degree / Technical (Vocational) Education
Bachelors Degree
Masters Degree
Doctoral Degree
Other / Decline to answer

23. What is your child's highest level of education?


1st
Child

2nd
Child
3rd
Child
4th
Child
5th
Child
6th
Child

K
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2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
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10th
11th
12th

K
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10th
11th
12th
K
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2nd
3rd
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K
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2nd
3rd
4th
5th
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10th
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12th
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
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8th
9th
10th
11th
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K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
10th
11th
12th

24. Are you teaching your child or children in home school?

Yes
No

25. How many years of home school teaching experience do you have?

Less than 5 years
5-10 years
10-15 years
15-20 years
More than 20 years

26. Would you want to be a teacher or tutor for us?

Yes
No
I would like an interview
Other (comments)

27. If you answered Other in Question 20 above, please list what type of organization you work for.

28. In which state/province/county/parish do you live?

29. What is your need with home school?

30. What professional certifications do you have?

(Please select all that apply)

Certified Florida Teacher
Other

31. If you answered Other in Question 32 above, please list what certifications you hold.

Section 3: Your Available Computer Technology
(approximately 4 minutes)

32. Do you have access to a computer at home?

(If the answer is "No", please go to Question 38 and complete contact information)

Yes

No

33. Does your computer at home have Internet access?

Yes

No

34. How do you connect to the Internet at home?

Dial-up modem
ISDN (Integrated Digital Subscriber Network)
DSL (Digital Subscriber Line)
Cable Modem
Corporate LAN
I'm Not Sure

35. Does your computer at home have a CD-ROM?

Yes

No

36. What type of computer do you have at work?

IBM Compatible PC
Mac
Other/Not Sure

37. On what platform does your computer at work operate?

Windows 95/98
Windows NT/2000
Windows XP
Apple Macintosh System 6 or higher
Sun Solaris
Linux
Other / Don't Know

38. If you wish to be contacted enter your business name, address, area code, and phone number in the box below.