Types of Classes

Accelerated (ACCEL)

Requires high motivation and a significant amount of student responsibility for learning. Learning is on-your-own, often onthe-job, so required classroom time is shortened, yet essential. Best suited to students in the workforce so work and life experience can be brought to class. Computer/online activities may be required.

Campus Computer Conference (COMCONF)

Delivered by an instructor to campus sites with audio and video tools that enable instant communication and collaboration between instructor and student. Computer connections are made to campus sites. Students must attend all scheduled class times.

Computer Based Training (CBT)

One hundred percent of the class is self-paced online delivery. No textbook required. Provides hands-on simulations of software applications.

Computer Conference Online (WEBCONF)

Delivered with Web-conferencing tools that enable instant communication and collaboration between instructor and student. Students meet at the required class times using a computer that can be accessed from a high-speed source. NTC offers the use of computers at all campuses for students without access to high-speed Internet service.

Hybrid Delivery

The majority of this course is delivered online, but students are required to meet at a physical location/campus for one or more face-to-face sessions (face-to-face dates/times/locations are listed on schedule).

In Person (CLASSRM)

Instructor-led classroom course. Students are expected to attend all classroom sessions. Computer/online activities may be required.

Interactive Video Converencing (IVC)

Delivered via interactive video conferencing by an instructor to NTC campus sites. Students participate from each site and interact with the instructor and each other using two-way video and audio conferencing. Computer/online activities may be required.

Learning Your Way In-Person (LYW-P)

Instructor led classroom course; however, students may also choose to attend via Adobe Connect or online. Online work is required each week.

Learning Your Way Online (LYW-O)

Accessible online; however, students may also choose to attend class via Adobe Connect or in person. Online work is required each week.

Online/Internet (Online)

One hundred percent of the class is online with no on-campus requirement. Course may require proctored (supervised) testing. Students are typically required to complete work by specific deadline dates throughout the course.

Print Based Correspondence (PRTCOR)

A self-paced independent study course that may include a textbook or a variety of other instructional materials. An instructional packet is mailed prior to course start date. Campus attendance is not required.

Self-Paced Learning (SELFPAC)

Coursework is completed in an open-lab setting or where appropriate software is available. An instructor is available at each campus lab at specific times to assist with questions/ tests. Courses can be started anytime during the first 10 weeks of a typical semester. Visit www.ntc.edu/hours for further information on Flex Lab hours and locations.

Telecourse Correspondence (TELECOR)

Independent study course offered via television programming or DVD along with a variety of other instructional materials. An instructional packet is mailed prior to class start. Campus attendance is not required. For course/orientation information, students should check their NTC email account the week prior to the course start date.

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