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Course Definitions

Distance learning courses can be of various types depending on how much material is delivered completely online. Some classes are all online with no face-to-face components, some have a combination of face-to-face and online sessions, and some have real-time, virtual (synchronous) sessions.  

Given the variations in distance learning courses, the following definitions have been adopted by Loyola University Chicago to provide more clarity for students. 

ONLINE COURSES:
An online course at Loyola University Chicago is one that requires no face-to-face meetings on campus; all course activities will be conducted via the internet. However, there may be specific times throughout the course when students are required to participate in real-time, virtual (synchronous) sessions.

HYBRID COURSES:
A hybrid course at Loyola University Chicago is one where are at least 75% of the course is delievered online. In addition, there may be specific times when students are required to participate in real-time, virtual (synchronous) sessions.

BLENDED COURSES:
A blended course at Loyola University Chicago is one where between 30% and 75% of the course is delieverd online.  In addition, there maybe specific times when students are required to partipcate in real-time, virtual (synchronous) sessions.

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