By Matt Reed. In a discussion recently about the demographics of our online students, I realized that I’m not entirely sure what an online student is. We have students in each of the following groups:
- Students who take nothing but entirely online classes
- Students who take most classes online, but who come to campus for a few
- Students who take most of their classes on campus, but who regularly take one or two classes online to make their schedules cleaner
- Students who take “hybrid” classes (also called “brick and click” or “surf and turf”) in which some of the regular class meetings are held (or replaced by other activities) online
- Students who take traditional classes that have fairly robust online materials, and who have to work with/through our LMS in the course of what they’re doing. Read more...