Guide to Class Formats

Spring 2020

Your Guide to How Spring 2021 Classes will Take Place

When registering for spring 2021, ask your advisor how your chosen classes will be held.

Download Flyer

Class Formats

  1. Face-to-face with full required physical attendance
    These courses will meet on campus and physical attendance for each class is required.
  2. Face-to-face with optional physical attendance
    These courses will meet on campus and physical attendance for each of these classes is optional and may be limited by social distancing guidelines given the class size and classroom space. The second letter D, E, or F will indicate how remote lectures will be delivered when students are not attending on campus.
  3. Face-to-face with occasional required physical attendance
    These courses will normally meet remotely (the second letter of D, E, or F will indicate how) but attendance on campus may be periodically required for labs, exams, or other reasons.
  4. Remote delivery with live synchronous lectures
    These courses will meet remotely with lectures delivered at normal class times over Zoom. All lectures will be recorded.
  5. Remote delivery with a combination of pre-recorded and live synchronous lectures 
    These courses will meet remotely, with some live lectures delivered at normal class times over Zoom. Attendance for the live lectures is expected.
  6. Remote delivery with asynchronous recorded lectures
    These courses will meet remotely with lectures recorded earlier and made available for students. Some class sessions may be delivered live at the normal class times but attendance is not required.
  7. Fully online asynchronous courses
    These courses will have all course material placed in Blackboard prior to the start of the semester. Attendance on any particular time or day is not required but most courses have weekly or other deadlines for assignments, papers, or exams.


Exam Formats

  1. Exams are remotely delivered and may be taken over a given time period specified by the instructor.
  2. Exams are remotely delivered but must be taken on a regularly scheduled course date and time.
  3. Exams must be taken on campus at a regularly-scheduled course date and time.

Proctoring

  1. Exams are remotely proctored.  Students must have a webcam.  Exams may be timed.
  2. Exams are not proctored but may be timed.

 

Examples

F1B

Course is delivered remotely with asynchronous lectures.  Exams are remotely delivered but students can take them at their convenience.  Exams are not proctored.

G1A

Online course where exams must be taken at their convenience but are proctored.

BD2A

Face-to-face class is offered but not required.  Students not physically attending must watch the lectures live at home, and they are not recorded.  Exams are remotely given and must be taken during normal class time on the date specified.  Exams are proctored.

 

Definitions

Synchronous - Class meets at scheduled time

Asynchronous - Class meetings recorded; student views on his/her own time

VIRTUAL VISITS

FIND PROGRAMS

APPLY/REGISTER

COVID-19 HUB

Upcoming Events

©