At AACC, we know our students often have responsibilities outside of the classroom.
这就是为什么我们提供多种形式的课程. It's our hope that this flexibility makes it easier for you to fit college into your schedule.
AACC's online credit courses are provided through a learning management platform called Canvas. 用帆布, 讲师提供课程材料, 讲座, assignments and opportunities to interact with others in a virtual classroom.
我们的在线非学分课程也通过Canvas提供. In addition, we partner with outside vendors to provide an extended catalog of noncredit classes. 这些供应商通常使用他们自己的平台来交付指令.
在AACC，在线课程以三种形式提供. Whichever you choose, you’ll have access to your professors through virtual office hours.
This format is good for students who want more flexibility in their schedule.
For these courses, you are not required to log in or meet at scheduled times. All essential instruction will be provided through a learning management platform and may use other online tools, 资源及活动. 虽然这种格式是灵活的，但它不是自定节奏的. 你必须在导师规定的期限内完成作业.
This format is particularly good for students who benefit from consistent interaction with instructors and classmates.
These courses meet regularly online and include a section note with further instructions regarding required online attendance at the dates and times listed. Learning activities are to be completed throughout the remainder of the week.
This format is particularly good for students who benefit from interaction with instructors and classmates while having some flexibility in their schedule.
These classes have some scheduled online meetings and then all additional instruction delivered online with no scheduled meetings. 例如，你可以在周一上午11点开始通过Zoom在线上课.m. 到12:15.m. and then complete additional weekly instruction independently online via Canvas.
一些在线课程可能要求你在考试中心参加考试. Others may have proctored exams that will not be accessible on a mobile device and will require the use of a webcam and microphone. 如果你需要网络摄像头, bring your library card or a photo ID to the library's circulation desk to check one out.
如果这是你的第一个在线课程, you will be automatically enrolled in "Virtual Campus Orientation" (VCO-101). We recommend that you complete this no-cost, ungraded course prior to beginning your online course.
混合课程将现场会议与在线课程相结合. 大量的课堂活动是在网上进行的, 因此，学生在传统课堂上花费的时间更少.
混合课程的在线部分可以是在线或在线同步. If online, then the online portion of your class does not have real-time, virtual meetings. If online sync, then there may be times that you are required to meet virtually in real time. If dates and times are provided, you must be available to meet during those times.
This format is good for students who want a little more flexibility in their online schedule.
For these courses, you are not required to log in or meet at scheduled times online. However, you are required to attend the specific on-site meeting dates and times. All essential online instruction will be provided through the learning management platform and may use other online tools, 资源及活动. 你必须在导师规定的期限内完成作业.
This format is particularly effective for students who benefit from consistent interaction with instructors and classmates.
除了在现场开会, these courses meet regularly online and require virtual attendance at specific dates and times.
面对面的课程在教室里进行. An instructor provides a lecture or leads a discussion in person and you see your fellow students face-to-face.
什么时候来到校园, there are several protocols in place with cleaning classrooms and what to do if you get sick to make sure we keep the campus healthy and safe for everyone.
课程 numbered 000-099 are equivalent hour courses designed to support success in college-level work. 该课程不授予学分, the grade earned is not calculated in the GPA and the courses cannot be used towards graduation. Hours spent in equivalent hour courses are not included in hours attempted or hours earned. 等效学时课程在计算入学负荷和学费时计算. This means that students who are limited to a maximum number of credits may take only that total of combined credit and equivalent hours.
We have a variety of different course lengths for you to choose from in both traditional and accelerated formats. 不管课程有多长, it will still cover the same amount of information and you will complete the same amount of coursework. You will still receive the same quality of teaching and content whether you choose the traditional or accelerated course length.
These are traditional-length courses that begin at the start of the fall and spring terms. This course will have the shortest class meeting times and will have its content stretched the most compared to the other course lengths.
在我们为期八周的课程中, you have the opportunity to finish your classes in almost half the time of our traditional length courses. These courses will have longer class meeting times and can master course content at an accelerated rate. 这些课程需要时间管理和灵活性.
Our four-week courses are our most accelerated and are often offered in the winter term. 这些课程的课时可能更长, 无论是面对面的还是同步的, 并且每周都需要频繁的项目截止日期.