Blended courses combine the benefits of face-to-face courses with the benefits of online learning. Students spend less time in the classroom, and more time interacting through online communications technologies.
Examples of Blended Courses
||Students meet on campus Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for 50 minutes.
||Students meet on campus Monday and Friday. Students participate in an online discussion throughout the week.
||Students in a lecture course meet campus Wednesday evenings from 6:30-9:30.
||Students don't meet every third Wednesday. Small groups coordinate project work.
||Students in a lab course meet campus Wednesday evenings from 6:30-9:30.
||Students meet from 6:30-8:00 and participate in online activities throughout the week.
Blended courses let you structure learning around your work and your family.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I know a course is Blended?
In the schedule, the format is BLN and the course section is typically 150.
What technology skills and computer equipment will I need?
Review Tech Check to be certain you are prepared.
Can I just do the online or the face-to-face component?
No. The course is designed with the assumption that you will be able to structure your time around the on-campus requirements and that you will have access to a computer connected to the Internet.
What if I don't have a home computer?
You can come to campus to use the computers in the Learning Commons.