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Course Modalities

Modality

Definition

Example/Scenario

ON CAMPUS

Majority On-Campus

The majority of course instruction, exams and projects delivered on-campus or at designated instructional sites, in-person.

For example, an On Campus class is scheduled on Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays from 9:00 to 9:50 am. Students will be required to attend all class sessions on campus (unless otherwise noted in the syllabus) on all scheduled days/times throughout the semester.

SYNC ONLINE

Synchronous Online

All course instruction, materials, exams and projects delivered online; some or all will require online attendance on specific day/time schedule noted in MyMav and on syllabus.

For example, a Synchronous Online class is scheduled on Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays from 9:00 to 9:50 am. Students will be required to log in and participate live during all or some of these days and times throughout the semester.

ASYN ONLINE

Asynchronous Online

All course instruction, materials, exams and projects delivered online and asynchronously. No synchronous meetings, exams or projects.

For example, an Asynchronous Online class is all online divided into weekly instructional modules. Students work through the modules each week on their own schedule, with dates and times for module completion, assignment due dates, and online quizzes/exams clearly indicated in the syllabus and posted in the introduction to each week’s course module.

CAMPUS EXAMS & SYNC ONLINE INSTR

1 to 4 campus class sessions/exams; synchronous online instruction

At least one and up to four one-hour (or equivalent) on-campus class sessions/exams on specified days/times noted in MyMav and on syllabus.* Some or all other course instruction, materials, exams and projects delivered online synchronously following the class schedule.

For example, a Campus Exams & Synchronous Online Instruction class is scheduled on Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays from 9:00 to 9:50 am. Students may be required to attend up to four exams scheduled on campus on Mondays throughout the semester (dates and times specified in MyMav and on syllabus). Students will be required to log in and participate live during all or some of the class days and times throughout the semester. MyMav and the course syllabus will specify the dates for on campus components.

CAMPUS EXAMS & ASYN ONLINE INSTR

1 to 4 campus class sessions/exams; asynchronous online instruction

At least one and up to four one-hour (or equivalent) on-campus class sessions/exams on specified days/times noted in MyMav and on syllabus.* All other course instruction, materials, exams and projects delivered online and asynchronously.

For example, a Campus Exams & Asynchronous Online Instruction class is scheduled on Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays from 9:00 to 9:50 am. Students may be required to attend up to four exams scheduled on campus on Mondays throughout the semester (dates and times specified in MyMav and on syllabus). Students may then work through modules each week on their own schedule, with dates and times for module completion, assignment due dates, and online quizzes/exams clearly indicated in the syllabus and posted in the introduction to each week’s course module. MyMav and the course syllabus will specify the dates for on campus components.

5+ CAMPUS SESSIONS & SYNC ONLINE

5+ campus class sessions/exams, majority of instruction synchronous online

The majority (51%) of course instruction, materials, exams and projects delivered online, with at least five one-hour (or equivalent) on-campus class sessions/exams on specified days/times noted in MyMav and on syllabus.

For example, a 5+ Campus Sessions & Synchronous Online Instruction class is scheduled on Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays from 9:00 to 9:50 am. Students may be required to attend class sessions on campus every Friday, and online Mondays and Wednesdays during the designated class time. MyMav and the course syllabus will specify the dates for on campus components.

5+ CAMPUS SESSIONS & ASYN ONLINE

5+ campus class sessions/exams, majority of instruction asynchronous online

The majority of course instruction, materials, exams and projects delivered online, with at least five one-hour (or equivalent) on-campus class sessions/exams on specified days/times noted in MyMav and on syllabus.

For example, a 5+ Campus Sessions & Asynchronous Online Instruction class is scheduled on Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays from 9:00 to 9:50 am. Students may be required to attend class sessions on campus every Monday then work through modules each week on their own schedule, with dates and times for module completion, assignment due dates, and online quizzes/exams clearly indicated in the syllabus and posted in the introduction to each week’s course module. MyMav and the course syllabus will specify the dates for on campus components.

*At instructor discretion and with department/school/college approval, professionally proctored exams may be allowed but only if on-campus exams are also an option. Students with certain residency requirements, including students receiving Veterans Administration Education benefits and International students, may need to attend sessions/exams on campus to maintain resident status.

**These modalities are effective Fall 2021.