Comparison Chart of Course Types

The chart below shows examples of how a face-to-face course, an eLearning course, and a Hybrid course might compare.

Naturally, the information here is only an example, but it will give you an idea of the similarities and differences between the types of courses.

Keep in mind that each course operates differently, depending on the material, instructor, and delivery method.

To view a list of current and upcoming eLearning and hybrid course offerings as well as detailed information about each section, check out our Course Information Pages.


Face to Face/eLearning/Hybrid Comparasion

 Face-to-FaceeLearningHybrid

Admissions

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Course Name

Intro to Psych Intro to Psych Intro to Psych
Course Number PSYC110 PSYC110 PSYC110
Section Number .N12 .E59 .H01
Number of Credits 3 3 3
Meeting Times

Meets 30 times, on Tuesday & Thursday from 9:30 - 10:45am

No face-to-face meetings Meets 4 times, once for orientation and 3 additional times
Seats Available 30 30 30
Registration Method

online, walk-in

online, walk-in online, walk-in
Tuition - per credit

$105 - In county

$210 - Out of county

$315 - Out of state

$105 - In county

$210 - Out of county

$315 - Out of state

$105 - In county

$210 - Out of county

$315 - Out of state
Instructor Prof. Gimbel Prof. Gimbel Prof Brown
Instructor's Office Hours

Tuesday 1-2pm

Thursday. 8-9:15am

Thursday. 7-8pm in online Chat Room, or by phone or email w/24 hour response Monday 11-noon, or by phone or email with 24-48 hr. response
Course Materials Textbook Textbook and course space on the internet Textbook and course space on the internet
Class Activities Lecture 1 day each week; classroom discussion and problem-solving the other day each week. Lecture notes are available online.  Class discussions will take place using the online discussion tool.  Groups of students will work together on projects using the web to research and report out in the online course space.  Animations and simulations are available online.

Lecture notes are available online. Class discussions will take place using the online discussion tool.  Groups of students will work together on projects.  Completed projects will be presented in face-to-face meetings.

Assignments Textbook readings, weekly homework, 1 5-page paper, group project Textbook readings.  Discussions are worth a good portion of the grade and will be graded for quality and thoroughness.  Ungraded self-quizzes.  A number of other homework assignments. Textbook readings, group projects, graded online discussions.
Submitting Assignments Hand-in in class Submit online Submit online except for in-class presentations.
Exams Several quizzes, a mid-term and final exam taken in class. Several quizzes, a mid-term and a final.  All are online but the mid-term and final must be proctored to insure integrity. Mid-term and final proctored to insure integrity.
Extra Help Available Tutoring Center, on-campus or online Tutoring Center, on-campus or online Tutoring Center, on-campus or online