Office: Hoggard 133A
In the Spring 2014 semester we will be administering a two week online course for faculty new to online teaching! Click here to find out more information and directions on how to register.
The Office of e-Learning is committed to providing training and resources to guide faculty in the development of high-quality online and web-enhanced courses. Through individual course consultation and group training and events, the Office of e-Learning serves as a guidepost for applied online pedagogy, as well as an information hub for the latest in instructional technology. We stand as a resource for faculty at any level of experience and at any stage in course development – let us know how we can support you!
Online and Web-Enhanced Statistics
Early Warning System for Online Programs - coming soon!
Terms and Definitions
Fully Online Courses - Typically have no on-campus meetings, and may be taken from remote locations. These courses are identified in the Instructional Method field of SeaNet as Internet or web-based.
- Asynchronous Course - Instructional materials are made available on the internet and are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. No time dependent meetings required.
- Synchronous Course - Virtual time dependent class meetings are required. course materials may be available on the internet and be available 24 hours a day 7 days a week
Blended Courses - (also called hybrid courses) have an on-campus component, but meet for fewer hours face-to-face. A significant portion (at least 1/3) of the instruction and assessment in a blended course occurs online. These courses are identified in the Instructional Method field of SeaNet as Web-based w/ class meetings. Blended courses may also have a synchronous component which requires students to be online at specified dates and times.
"Someday, in the distant future, our grandchildren's grandchildren will develop a new equivalent of our classrooms. They will spend many hours in front of boxes with fires glowing within. May they have the wisdom to know the difference between light and knowledge."