2020-2021

Academic Policies

Course Delivery Definitions

Definition of Face-to-Face, Online, Remote, and Hybrid Courses

Face-to-Face courses are taught on campus at the scheduled course times so that students can interact with their instructor and classmates in person. Course learning outcomes are the same as online, remote, and hybrid courses.

Online courses are taught using Blackboard, and students are not typically required to log in at specific times. Assignments have deadlines, but students have the flexibility of studying where and when they want. Professors can require students to take exams in person or online at specific date and time. Access to a camera and microphone may be required. Course learning outcomes are the same as face-to-face, remote, and hybrid courses.

Remote Learning courses are taught using Zoom and Blackboard and require students to log in at the scheduled course times to interact with their instructor and classmates. Professors can require students to take exams in person or online at specific date and time. Access to a camera and microphone are required. Course learning outcomes are the same as face-to-face, online, and hybrid courses.

Hybrid courses are taught using a combination of face-to-face and online activities and require students to attend on-campus, in-person scheduled classes. Access to a camera and microphone are required. Course learning outcomes are the same as face-to-face, online, and remote courses.

Course Delivery

Face-to-Face

Online

Remote

Hybrid

Content on Blackboard

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Meeting Times

Specific times

If needed (see course schedule)

Specific times

Specific times

Instructor/Peer Interaction

In person

Online

Zoom

In person and online

Location

On campus

Virtual

Virtual

On campus and virtual

Exams

On campus

Online, possibly in person or online at specific date and time

Online, possibly in person or online at specific date and time

On campus, possibly online

Camera/Microphone Required

No

In Some Courses(see course schedule)

Yes

Yes

Minimum Technical Requirements

  • Regular access to a computer/device with access to Internet (cell phone is not acceptable)
  • Access to Internet browsers such as Chrome, Safari, or Firefox
  • Access to PCCC student email
  • Basic Microsoft Office skills (PCCC provides all students with Microsoft Office 365 Suite)

Course learning outcomes are the same for face-to-face, remote, hybrid, and online courses.