In Person and Remote Instruction

Fall 2021 Delivery Options

What course delivery options are planned for Fall 2021?

In-person Modes of Instruction

    • In-person, On-campus Learners
    • In-person, On-campus and Remote Learners

Remote Modes of Instruction

    • Synchronous Remote
    • Mostly Asynchronous Remote
    • Fully Asynchronous Remote

In-Person Instruction Modes

Instruction Modes: In-Person

Mode In-person, On-campus Learners In-person, On-campus and Remote Learners
Description
  •  Students attend classes and exams on specific dates/times and at a specific physical campus location throughout the semester, at least one day per week.
  • Some instruction may also be delivered virtually, either synchronously or asynchronously.
  • Course design optimizes in-person learning so instruction is not available for remote learning.
  • Students attend classes and exams on specific dates/times throughout the semester, at least one day per week. On-campus learners meet at a specific physical campus
    location. Remote learners attend virtually.
  • Some instruction may also be delivered virtually, either synchronously or asynchronously.
  • Course design optimizes learning for both in-person and remote learners simultaneously.
Student Type On-campus students only All students
Physical Classroom Yes Yes, and specific technology is needed
Meeting Pattern Yes, including Final Exam period Yes, including Final Exam period

Note:

    • The majority of classes with 35 or more students will be assigned one of the three remote-only options, however, a limited number of courses with up to 50 students will be selected for in-person modes of delivery.

In the College, departmental course offerings for the spring are prioritized so classes that are in-person are:

    • Classes designed for first-year students to explore a discipline,
    • Classes typically taken by seniors so they may have an opportunity to complete a capstone experience, and
    • Classes at any level that especially benefit from hands-on, in-person instruction.
    • Accommodations for occasional excused absences as per usual in any in-person course will be allowed.

Remote Instruction Modes

Instruction Modes: Remote

Mode Synchronous Remote Mostly Asynchronous Remote All Asynchronous Remote
Description
  • Students attend classes and exams on specific dates/times through online delivery in the semester, at least one day per week.
  • Online class sessions are live with the course instructor and students learning together in the remote format.
  • For most class sessions, students do not attend classes and/or exams on specific dates/times in the semester.
  • For some class sessions specified by the instructor (e.g., exams, recitations, meetings), students attend on specific dates/times through online delivery.
  • Students do not meet live or in person for this course. They do not attend classes and exams on specific dates/times.
  • All instruction is asynchronous. Class sessions and/or exams have flexible options to accommodate time zones.
  • Students meet deadlines throughout the semester through online delivery throughout the semester.
Student Type All students All students All students
Classroom No No No
Meeting Pattern Yes, including Final Exam period Yes, including Final Exam period None

Note:

    • The majority of classes with 35 or more students will be assigned one of the three remote-only options, however, a limited number of courses with up to 50 students will be selected for in-person modes of delivery.

In the College, departmental course offerings for the spring are prioritized so classes that are in-person are:

    • Classes designed for first-year students to explore a discipline,
    • Classes typically taken by seniors so they may have an opportunity to complete a capstone experience, and
    • Classes at any level that especially benefit from hands-on, in-person instruction.
    • Accommodations for occasional excused absences as per usual in any in-person course will be allowed.