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Format (Online / Virtual Classroom)

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Data Analytics offers courses in two different learning formats: online and virtual classroom.  It is important that you consider the learning format and its suitability in order to ensure that you have a successful learning experience.  

Virtual Classroom Format

  • Courses offered as a virtual classroom with classes held on the scheduled days and times.
  • Classes will be held online, using a combination of synchronous, real-time, instructor led sessions, supplemented with asynchronous activities. 
  • You should expect to attend class at the same time each week, although not every session will be a full 3 hours of live instruction as you will have the opportunity to apply what has been covered through a hands-on portion. 

Considerations for taking a Virtual Classroom course

  • Your schedule allows you to attend class at the same time each week.
  • You prefer interacting with your peers and feeling part of a classroom environment. 
  • You are comfortable asking for clarification when needed and expressing yourself in written form through email or a discussion board.
  • You can read the textbook (and the assignments) on your own and understand the concepts.
  • You can work independently.
  • You have a quiet place to complete your work.
  • You are comfortable using technology (WebEx or ZOOM)
  • You have access to WI-FI/internet access, mobile device/laptop, microphone, and headphones and/or speakers

Online Format

  • Teaching methods include weekly readings, facilitated discussion boards, videos, narrated PowerPoint slides, group and individual projects, and assignments.  You will be interacting with your classmates and your instructor each week.
  • You should expect to allocate approximately 6-8 hours per week to complete your work but you don’t need to log on at a specific time.
  • Courses are activated in Avenue to Learn 3 days prior to the course start date. Once your course is active you will see the course details, including a complete course syllabus.

Considerations for taking an Online course

  • You are good at keeping yourself on task to complete a project.
  • You are comfortable asking for clarification when needed and expressing yourself in written form through email or a discussion board.
  • You can read the textbook (and the assignments) on your own and understand the concepts.
  • You can work independently.
  • You have a quiet place to complete your work.
  • You are comfortable using technology.