addition to offering high quality, traditional face-to-face
classroom learning, courses across the College use various learning
technologies in different ways.
In distributed learning
courses, students and faculty do not always meet in the same place
at the same time. Instead, for all or a large part of the time, they
interact using various forms of technology (such as video and
OLOLC offers two types of courses. The two course types defined
below may rely on synchronous interactions (meaning all
students are online with the faculty member at the same time) or asynchronous
interactions (meaning students and faculty member are not
online at the same time.)
blended course will meet on campus at regularly scheduled
intervals throughout the term, though a significant majority of the
learning and teaching will take place online.
online course will have no scheduled class meetings on campus.
The course will be conducted entirely in an online environment.