Delivery Method Options - Student View

This document provides a brief summary of course delivery options. This document is designed to give you a sense of how to read and interpret course sections in Banner. It does not list every possible variation of course delivery methods. 

Important Terms

Asynchronous – In this delivery method, there are no set course meeting times.

Synchronous – In this delivery method, all course meetings occur during set times when students and instructor are expected to meet online together.

Options that Include a Face-to-Face Component

Please note that all courses that include a face-to-face component will be held in classrooms that are sized appropriately to allow for social distancing.

1. Face-to-Face — All meeting times are in-person and listed in Banner and on your course schedule.

Face-to-Face Text
Class Details Person Meeting Times

2. Hybrid--Synchronous – In this delivery method, students do some portion of the course face to face with the entire class and the rest online synchronously. Specific dates for the face-to-face portion of the course will be listed in Banner and on your course schedule.

Hybrid Synchronous Text
Class Details for Hybrid Synchronous Meeting Times

Completely Online Options

3. Online - All Asynchronous – In this delivery method, there are no set course meeting times. Deadlines and assignments with due dates are set by the instructor, but students can complete the work in ways that fit their schedules. No meeting days or times will be listed in Banner or on your course schedule.

Class Details for Online Asynchronous Meeting Times

4. Online (All Synchronous) – In this delivery method, all course meetings occur during set times when students and instructor are expected to meet online together. This is quite similar to a face-to-face class except students and instructor will interact remotely instead of in person. You will see the set course meeting times listed in Banner and on your course schedule.

Course Text for Online Synchronous
Course Details for Online Synchronous Meeting Times


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