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Types of Classes

Computer Conferencing (COMCONF)

Course is delivered by an instructor using Computer Conferencing software. Students can attend the class in-person, from regional campuses on a computer or from home on a computer with High Speed Internet. Students are able to see the instructor and their computer screen and speak with them over the phone or computer. 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.

Hybrid Delivery (HYBRID)

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 Conferencing (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.

Learn Your Way (LYW)

This course allows students the ability to choose how they want to attend class from week to week. Students can attend in-person, over Computer Conferencing software from home or from a regional campus, online through learning materials available in Blackboard or by watching recorded lectures posted in Blackboard. Students can select one or all of these delivery modes each week. Online work is required each week. Some courses may require face-to-face lab attendance.

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.

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.


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