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Instruction Modes (IM)

Instruction Mode Overview

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  • Terminology Update
    • Face to Face instruction will be called "In Person".
    • Web-based or Remote instruction will be called "Online".

Videoconferencing (VC) Overview

Updated VC policies and coding instructions.

In Person Learning 

Hybrid Instruction

Sections with both online and in person instruction components are coded based on the percentage taught online.

  • Some Online (SO): .01%-74.99% Online instruction. At least 25% of instruction is in person.
  • Hybrid (HY): 75%-99.9% Online instruction. Course may meet as little as one time in person. Updated! Course must be offered through Global Campus and with Global design.

Important! The department should add an SOC Note to describe the classroom experience.

Online Learning

Blended with Global: Multiple Campuses

Pre-recorded 100% online instruction. Delivery may be asynchronous (no day/time is listed) and sections are combined with a Global Campus section. Available on more than one campus.

Blended Section Coding

  • Instruction Mode: ON (100% Online)(previously coded as 30)
  • Location: 040 (Global)
  • Class Attribute: NOTE: VIRTUAL
  • Facility: leave blank
  • Day/Time: leave blank
  • Notes: Global sets up a shell combined section that can be activated at will. If there is not a shell section, please contact Global campus

Videoconference (VC) & Zoom: Multiple Campuses

Live and pre-recorded 100% online instruction. Delivery is synchronous (during a specific day/time) and available to multiple campuses. Zoom, Blackboard, Canvas, or other technologies are used. 

VC Coding

  • Instruction Mode: Determined by whether the section is Originating or Receiving
    • Originating Site: VC when instruction is delivered in a GUC with room characteristic 82. Use VO for any other originating space, whether it is a department space or non-classroom.
    • Receiving Site: VR when instruction is received in a GUC with room characteristic 82. Use VS for any other receiving space, whether it is a department space or a personal device.
  • Location: varies
  • Class Attribute: VC: VC originating site 
  • Facility: VC_xxx or VC enabled classroom. VC_ARR when the space is not listed in myWSU or is a personal device.
  • Day/Time: Required. Synchronous instruction is REQUIRED. 
  • More information about Videoconferencing.

Instruction Modes

In Person

  • In Person (P): Live instruction, 100% in person, specific day/time, one campus
  • Some Online (SO): Live and/or pre-recorded instruction, <75% online, specific day/time, one campus
  • Videoconference (VC) - Originating Campus: Live instruction in a classroom, specific day/time, multiple campuses. Coded by the instruction mode of the students enrolled in this section, typically P or SO.

Synchronous Remote

  • Videoconference (VC) - Receiving Campus: Live instruction via Zoom or other technology, specific day/time, multiple campuses. Receiving campus may receive content in a Videoconference room or on a personal device. Updated! When no students are attending in a VC equipped room associated with a WSU property, the section must be blended with a Global section.

Asynchronous Remote: Requires Global design

  • Blended with Global: Pre-recorded instruction, 100% online, no day/time, multiple campuses
  • Hybrid (HY): Live and/or pre-recorded instruction, 75%+ online, specific day/time, one campus

Pullman Campus Schedulers

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