Center for Online Education

Online All (OA) | 100%

100% of instruction is provided through asynchronous online education in which the student is not bound by place or time.

Online Interactive (OI) | 76-99%

76% to 99% of instruction is provided through online education.

Hybrid, Traditional (HY) | 26-75%

26% to 75% of the instruction is provided through online education; the remained is provided through traditional face-to-face instruction.

Hybrid Distance (HD) | 26-75%

26% to 75% of the instruction is provided through online education. The remainder of the instruction is provided by distance education used to support synchronous interaction between the instructor and student.

Distance, Other (DO)

76% or more of the instruction is provided by distance education used to support synchronous interaction between the instructor and student.

Insights from Students

Do you want to know more about taking classes online? Take a few minutes to watch a short video from our students. To watch with subtitles, click on the CC white button below the image.

How can I tell if I'm ready to take an online course?

Online students have found the following characteristics essential for online success:

  • the ability to be self-motivated
  • have good computer literacy
  • have good time management
  • have an ability to organize and work independently

Students can find out if they are ready to take an online course by completing the Student Readiness Survey (aka IU Ready).

Distance Education (Hybrid and Online Courses) Fees

Students taking a hybrid or online course pay a distance education fee. The Bursar’s office will add this fee to the student’s bill. The fee structure is as follows:

 

How can I get technical assistance?

Instructor (Course Specific)

If there is a problem with a specific course or a link, document, etc. with an online course, please contact your instructor for assistance and report the problem.