Online Courses: York University provides a variety of fully online courses/programs via distance education. There are a number of advantages to pursuing online studies. Students enrolled in fully online courses can study from the convenience of their homes, office, library or from anywhere in the world. In addition, students can alleviate their on-campus schedule by mixing in-class courses with online courses. Online courses count towards a degree or certificate program in exactly the same way as in-class courses do. The courses have a designated (INTR)-Internet unlike the LECT or SEMR in-class courses. Students enrolled in distance education courses will be expected to complete assignments by specific due dates, follow a weekly schedule for learning activities and write supervised formal on-campus examinations in person. Students, however, residing out of the province can make arrangements with the eServices Office to write at another approved post-secondary institution.
Blended Courses: In addition, to fully online courses, the university is offering many new Blended Courses. Blended courses combine in-class and online course delivery. They combine the best of both worlds and are a reflection of the technology era we live in. These courses are considered partial Distance Education as approximately 30-70% of the course is conducted online and classroom visits are reduced. The course outline/ Web site will supply academic course information and instructions on how the course will be organized. The blended courses are identified with an (LECI)-Lecture+Internet. Students enrolled in both these learning formats experience flexible innovative teaching and learning.
- Distance Education/e-Learning - Making it work for you!
- NextSteps Web site to get started on your distance courses
- Check your York Student E-mail regularly
- Regular access to computer with Internet connection. For alternate computer access refer to York University Computer Labs web page
- Quickr Course Web site Computing Requirements
- Assignment Submission
- Off-site Examinations