Teaching Mode Definitions

Synchronous Online Class

Students meet as a class online with the instructor at the times given in the schedule. A synchronous final time will also be assigned to the class as appropriate.

Asynchronous Online Class

No meeting times for the class. Students access the lecture and other class materials online on their own time.  

Bisynchronous Online Class 

A mixture of both synchronous and asynchronous components. Synchronous meeting times will appear on the schedule and can include class meeting times and/or synchronous exams.

Face-to-Face Class

The students meet either on campus or off campus with the instructor. If meeting on campus the room will be designated on the schedule.

Hybrid Face-to-Face/Online Class 

A mixture of both on/off campus and online components.  Online components can be either synchronous or asynchronous.