Lincoln Land Community College
Online Communication 101 Survey (PRCA-24)
Directions: This instrument is composed of twenty-four statements concerning feelings about communication with others.  Please indicate the degree to which each statement applies to you by marking whether you:

(1) strongly agree  (2) agree  (3) are undecided  (4) disagree  (5) strongly disagree

Work quickly; record your first impression.
 First Name: Today's Date: 08/21/2017
 Last Name:
 Street Address:
 City:  State:  Zip Code:
 Phone Number:    Birthdate:
 Email:   LLCC Student Id:
 Confirm Email: Your LLCC Student Id is strongly recommended.
 1. I dislike participating in group discussions.
 2. Generally, I am comfortable while participating in group discussions.
 3. I am tense and nervous while participating in group discussions.
 4. I like to get involved in group discussions.
 5. Engaging in a group discussion with new people makes me tense and nervous.
 6. I am calm and relaxed while participating in group discussions.
 7. Generally, I am nervous when I have to participate in a meeting.
 8. Usually, I am calm and relaxed while participating in a meeting.
 9. I am very calm and relaxed when I am called upon to express an opinion at a meeting.
 10. I am afraid to express myself at meetings.
 11. Communicating at meetings usually makes me uncomfortable.
 12. I am very relaxed when answering questions at a meeting.
 13. While participating in a conversation with a new acquaintance, I feel very nervous.
 14. I have no fear of speaking up in conversations.
 15. Ordinarily, I am very tense and nervous in conversations.
 16. Ordinarily, I am very calm and relaxed in conversations.
 17. While conversing with a new acquaintance, I feel very relaxed.
 18. I'm afraid to speak up in conversations.
 19. I have no fear of giving a speech.
 20. Certain parts of my body feel very tense and rigid while I am giving a speech.
 21. I feel relaxed while giving a speech.
 22. My thoughts become confused and jumbled when I am giving a speech.
 23. I face the prospect of giving a speech with confidence.
 24. While giving a speech, I get so nervous I forget facts I really know.
Used by permission of the author, Dr. James C. McCroskey. Source:
McCroskey, J. C. (1982).  An introduction to rhetorical communication (4th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ:  Prentice-Hall.