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Appendix B: Course Design Models

Discussion-based Course

This example assumes a discussion-focused course that meets on a Tuesday and Thursday schedule. Topic 1 and Topic 2 represent two topics that would be covered in a given week. Students are assumed divided into Group A and Group B. When in Dual mode, Group B students are not permitted on campus.

 On CampusModified On CampusDualOnline
Tuesday at meeting timeTopic 1 discussed in classroom with all studentsTopic 1 discussed in classroom with Group ATopic 1 discussed in classroom with Group ATopic 1 discussed on Zoom with all students
Thursday at meeting timeTopic 2 discussed in classroom with all studentsTopic 1 discussed in classroom with Group BTopic 1 discussed on Zoom with Group BTopic 2 discussed on Zoom with all students
Asynchronous activitiesN/AAll students discuss Topic 2 online in a threaded discussionAll students discuss Topic 2 online in a threaded discussionN/A
Office hoursIn officeIn officeIn office and ZoomZoom
Student technology & supply needsNeeds are met with on campus resourcesAll students need home computer and internet or access to campus computerGroup B students need high-speed internet access and home computerAll students need high-speed internet access and home computer
Equipment & facility preparation needsNeeds are met with on campus resourcesNeeds are met with on campus resourcesNeeds are met with on campus resourcesInstructor has computer and high-speed internet at home
Modified course componentsNoneNoneNoneNone
Semester-long delivery & location100% synch on campus50% synch on campus50% synch
On campus & online
100% synch
online

Lecture-based Course

This example assumes a lecture-based course that meets on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday schedule. Topic 1, 2 and 3 represent the three topics that would be covered in a given week. Students are assumed divided into Groups A, B and C. When in Dual mode, Group C students are not permitted on campus.

 On CampusModified On CampusDualOnline
Monday at meeting timeTopic 1 lecture presented in classroom with all studentsTopic 1 lecture presented in classroom with Group A and on Zoom with Groups B and C.Topic 1 lecture presented in classroom with Groups A and B and on Zoom with Group C.Topic 1 lecture presented on Zoom with all students
Wednesday at meeting timeTopic 2 lecture presented in classroom with all studentsTopic 2 lecture presented in classroom with Group B and on Zoom with Groups A and C.Topic 2 lecture presented in classroom with Groups A and B and on Zoom with Group C.Topic 2 lecture presented on Zoom with all students
Friday at meeting timeTopic 3 lecture presented in classroom with all studentsTopic 3 lecture presented in classroom with Group C and on Zoom with Groups A and B.Topic 3 lecture presented in classroom with Groups A and B and on Zoom with Group C.Topic 3 lecture presented on Zoom with all students
Office hoursIn officeIn officeIn office and on ZoomZoom
Student technology & supply needsNeeds are met with on campus resourcesAll students need home computer and internet or access to campus computerGroup B students need high-speed internet access and home computerAll students need high-speed internet access and home computer
Equipment & facility preparation needsNeeds are met with on campus resourcesNeeds are met with on campus resourcesNeeds are met with on campus resourcesInstructor has computer and high-speed internet at home
Modified course componentsNoneNoneNoneNone
Semester-long delivery & location 100% synch
On campus
100% synch
On campus & online
100% synch
On campus & online
100% synch online

Laboratory: Example A

This example assumes a 3-hour laboratory that meets each week on Tuesday. Topic 1 and Topic 2 represent topics that would be covered in two successive weeks of the course. Students are assumed divided into Group A and B. When in Dual mode, Group B students are not permitted on campus.

 On CampusModified On CampusDualOnline
Tuesday at meeting time (Week 1)Topic 1 Lab conducted in classroom with all studentsTopic 1 Lab conducted in classroom with Group A while Group B watches on ZoomTopic 1 Lab conducted in classroom with Group A while Group B watches on ZoomTopic 1 Lab shown on Zoom all students
Tuesday at meeting time (Week 2)Topic 2 Lab conducted in classroom with all studentsTopic 2 Lab conducted in classroom with Group B while Group A watches on ZoomTopic 2 Lab conducted in classroom with Group A while Group B watches on ZoomTopic 2 Lab shown on Zoom all students
Office hoursIn officeIn officeIn office and on ZoomZoom
Student technology & supply needsNeeds are met with on campus resourcesNeeds are met with on campus resourcesGroup B students need high-speed internet access and home computerAll students need high-speed internet access and home computer
Equipment & facility preparation needsNeeds are met with on campus resourcesClassroom tech needed to stream classroom activities. More sophisticated tech needed to enable online students to interactClassroom tech needed to stream classroom activities. More sophisticated tech needed to enable online students to interactInstructor has computer and high-speed internet at home
Modified course componentsNoneStudents participate in 50% of lab activities and observe otherwiseGroup B students do not participate but only observe all lab activities All students do not participate but only observe all lab activities
Semester-long delivery & location100% synch
on campus
100% synch
On campus & online
100% synch
On campus & online
100% synch
online

Laboratory: Example B

This example shows an alternate course design model for example 3A
 On CampusModified On CampusDualOnline
Tuesday at meeting time (Week 1)Topic 1 Lab conducted in classroom with all studentsTopic 1 Lab conducted in classroom (first 1.5 hrs) with Group A and in classroom (second 1.5 hrs) with Group B)Topic 1 Lab conducted in classroom with Group A while Group B watches on ZoomTopic 1 Lab shown on Zoom all students
Tuesday at meeting time (Week 2)Topic 2 Lab conducted in classroom with all studentsTopic 2 Lab conducted in classroom (first 1.5 hrs) with Group A and in classroom (second 1.5 hrs) with Group B)Topic 2 Lab conducted in classroom with Group A while Group B watches on ZoomTopic 2 Lab shown on Zoom all students
Office hoursIn officeIn officeIn office and on ZoomZoom
Student technology & supply needsNeeds are met with on campus resourcesAll students need home computer and internet or access to campus computerGroup B students need high-speed internet access and home computerAll students need high-speed internet access and home computer
Equipment & facility preparation needsNeeds are met with on campus resourcesClassroom tech needed to stream classroom activities. More sophisticated tech needed to enable online students to interactClassroom tech needed to stream classroom activities. More sophisticated tech needed to enable online students to interactInstructor has computer and high-speed internet at home
Modified course componentsNoneStudents participate in 50% of lab activities and observe otherwise. Lab times reduced by 50% and replaced with activities more engaging in asych modeGroup A experienced is unchanged. Group B students do not participate but only observe all lab activities All students do not participate but only observe all lab activities
Semester-long delivery & location100% synch
on campus
50% synch
on campus
50% synch
on campus & online
100% synch
online