means communicating through the Internet using the WWW as a resource
is teaching/learning using computers and information technology to work
remotely from anywhere at anytime; that is, interacting with the instructor
and other students but without the requirement to be online at the same
time. All the activities in the course are administered through the
Internet. Synchronous (Face-to-Face or telephone contact) is not used and
should not be expected.
is a flexible online format for programmed self instruction with frequent
activities to monitor your progress. Assignments are administered through
the Internet. These asynchronous courses require time, self-discipline,
and independent thinking.
is an alternative to the traditional lecture/programmed testing mode used
in most courses. There are no class sessions instead Internet interactive
virtual classes are implemented whereby students visit specific sites.
not attend classroom for lectures instead they do: (1) readings from
the textbook, and (2) programmed activities using the course
website through the Internet for each unit of the course. In the self-paced
format the rate of progress in the course is controlled by your effort.
However, there are pre-determined dates, by which time you must have had
completed some assignments and finished essays.
Final grade in these courses results from the average of: (1) grades from
twelve/fifteen short-answer assignments (40%); (2) three written five-
to ten pages topic essays (50%); and (3) weekly posting of news in the
Participation Forum (10%). All the work in this course should be submitted
electronically through the Internet.
Literacy: Students are expected to be proficient in the use of
including word processing, document formating (Microsoft word), e-mail,
posting attachments, and to have experience in browsing the Internet. Students
need to be comfortable using a web browser.