When you enrol in an eLearning course you are signing up for the opportunity to complete some, or all of that course online. eLearning can be a great option that builds flexibility and variation into your schedule as courses count towards your degree or certificate program in exactly the same way as in-class courses. Our fully online, remote and blended courses also use the same textbooks and materials and cover the same course content as in-class sections, this material is simply presented online! Read on to find out more and decide if eLearning is right for you.
The course work for fully online eLearning courses will take place 100% online.
Students enrolled in these courses will be expected to keep up with course discussions and assignments by specific due dates and write supervised formal examinations.
Fully Online (ONLN) courses are offered through remote/online delivery and are have no specified meeting times.
The course work for remote eLearning courses will take place 100% online.
Students enrolled in these courses will be expected to keep up with virtual class schedules, complete assignments by specific due dates and write supervised formal examinations.
Remote (REMT) courses are delivered remotely/online with specific class sessions. The delivery will be on the day(s) and start time listed at the Courses Timetable website.
Blended courses combine the best of both worlds of a mix of online and in-person instruction.
Blended (BLEN) courses are organized with approximately 20-80 percent online instruction and classroom visits are reduced. The course instructor will inform you of the mandatory on-campus class schedule and the online component at the beginning of the term.
Teaching online is rewarding! It allows you to connect with students you wouldn’t have ordinarily had the opportunity to teach. While it’s true that you don’t get to know them very well, you do see a huge diversity of thought — some of it quite enriching — in papers and on discussion boards. The accessibility of online education is responsible for the vigour that comes with including people who are often marginalized. Shift workers, single parents, consumer-survivors, students in rural areas, all of whom would struggle with the expectations of a traditional classroom for various reasons, are provided with an opportunity to participate. That alone makes it all worthwhile.
— William Woolrich, a part-time professor of Social Work