Fall 2020 Course Delivery Formats

Due to the impact of COVID-19, the University has established multiple course delivery formats for the Fall 2020 semester.

FOR CONTINUING AND TRANSFER STUDENTS: Your schedule HAS NOT been changed but the way your course instruction will be delivered may have changed. See below for more details.

FOR INCOMING FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS (FRESHMEN): For information and support regarding your Fall 2020 schedule, please refer to the "New Students" page on the Academic Advising website.

NOTE FOR STUDENTS: For the most accurate information on delivery of your Fall 2020 courses, be sure to review the course details on your schedule. For a tutorial on how to view this information, please view the "Helpful How-To Videos" section below.

The professors for each of your courses will also be providing more information at the start of the semester.

In-Person
  • Course meets on-campus in-person.
  • All students expected to attend class sessions in-person as indicated on their schedules.
  • In-person courses may have a "HyFlex Option Available", see "Hyflex Option" below for description.
     
  • EXAMPLE: Class meets IN-PERSON MWF 10:10am - 11:00am

Online - Synchronous
  • Course meets online/remotely live at the scheduled time via a video-conference platform.
  • All students expected to attend all remote class sessions.
     
  • EXAMPLE: Entire class meets ONLINE MW 2:00pm - 3:15pm

 

  • TOOLS USED: Video conferencing, live chat, shared whiteboard
Online - Asynchronous
  • Course content, assignments, discussions and activities take place via an online course platform (Blackboard 9).
  • Students are not expected to be available at a certain time each week.
  • Though much of the learning is self-paced, there is an expectation of weekly engagement in course content and assignments with deadlines.
     
  • EXAMPLE: Students engage in coursework in online platform throughout the week at their own pace

 

  • TOOLS USED: Blackboard 9, pre-recorded videos, discussion posts
Hybrid
  • Combination of in-person and online course delivery formats.
  • Online portion of class could be mix of synchronous and asynchronous.
  • Days when students will need to attend in-person class sessions will be indicated on their course schedules with more detail provided by their faculty at the start of the semester.
  • Students should pay special attention to notes in course details.
  • Hybrid courses may have a "HyFlex Option Available", see "Hyflex Option" below for description.
     
  • EXAMPLE: There are a variety of ways hybrid courses will be offered. All will have some in-person attendance expected. See student course schedule for details and more information will be provided by faculty at the start of the semester.

 

  • TOOLS USED: Mix of tools listed in Online Synchronous and Online Asynchronous
Hyflex Option
  • If an in-person or hybrid course is offered with a "Hyflex Option Available", students will be able to attend the course section in-person or join the course remotely (similar to online synchronous).
  • There will be limitations on the number of students who can attend the in-person session on any given day due to classroom size restriction.
  • Instructors will provide more details and guidelines related to in-person course attendance.
     
  • EXAMPLE: Class meets IN-PERSON TR 1:50pm - 3:05pm, though students have the option to attend online - synchronously 

If you have questions regarding the delivery of any of your Fall 2020 courses, please read below to find out who to contact.
 

Graduate Students: Contact your program director or chairperson 

 

Incoming First-Year Undergraduate Students (Freshmen): If you are a new first-year student who will be starting in Fall 2020, your course schedule will be created by a member of the Department of Academic Advising. Once your schedule is created, you will receive an email with details from this advisor. After looking over your course schedule, you can contact the advisor with questions. For more information regarding first-year student schedules, visit the "New Students" page on the Academic Advising website. 

 

Continuing and Transfer Undergraduate Students: Continuing and transfer students who have already registered for Fall 2020 courses and have questions regarding the delivery of your Fall 2020 courses, please contact the person listed for your major below. 

 

MAJOR 

CONTACT

Anthropology (BA, BS) 

Dr. Beals: bealsp1@southernct.edu 

Art Education (BS) 

Dr. Beals: bealsp1@southernct.edu 

Art History (BA) 

Dr. Beals: bealsp1@southernct.edu 

Athletic Training (BS/MAT) 

Complete this form for assistance 

Biology (BA, BS) 

Dr. Webb:  webbj6@southernct.edu 

Business Administration (BS) – Accounting 

Dr. Phillips: Phillipsj1@southernct.edu 

Business Administration (BS) – Economics 

Dr. Thorson: thorsonj1@southernct.edu 

Business Administration (BS) – Business Information Systems 

Dr. Bassett: bassettr3@southernct.edu 

Business Administration (BS) – Finance 

Dr. Dutta: DuttaS2@southernct.edu 

Business Administration (BS) – Management  

Dr. Robbins: robbinsg2@southernct.edu 

Business Administration (BS) – International Business 

Dr. Robbins: robbinsg2@southernct.edu 

Business Administration (BS) – Marketing 

Dr. Kwak: Kwake1@southernct.edu 

Business Administration (BS) – Public Utilities Management  

Dr. Robbins: robbinsg2@southernct.edu 

or Dr. Stewart: stewartc1@southernct.edu 

Chemistry (BA, BS, 7-12) 

Dr. Webb:  webbj6@southernct.edu 

Communication Disorders (BS) 

Complete this form for assistance 

Communication (BS) 

Dr. Beals: bealsp1@southernct.edu 

Computer Science (BS) 

Dr. Webb:  webbj6@southernct.edu 

Data Science (BS) 

Dr. Webb:  webbj6@southernct.edu 

Early Childhood Education (BS) 

Dr. Terpstra: terpstraj1@southernct.edu 

Earth Science (BA, BS, 7-12) 

Dr. Webb:  webbj6@southernct.edu 

Economics (BA) 

Dr. Thorson: thorsonj1@southernct.edu 

Elementary Education (BS) 

Dr. Terpstra: terpstraj1@southernct.edu 

Elementary-Bilingual Education (BS) 

Dr. Terpstra: terpstraj1@southernct.edu 

English (BA, BS 7-12) 

Dr. Beals: bealsp1@southernct.edu 

Environmental Systems & Sustainability (BS) 

Dr. Webb:  webbj6@southernct.edu 

Exercise and Sport Science (BS) 

Complete this form for assistance 

Exploratory (undeclared) 

Harry Twyman: twymanh1@southernct.edu 

French (BA, BS 7-12) 

Dr. Beals: bealsp1@southernct.edu 

General Studies (BA) 

Dr. Marx: marxh1@southernct.edu  

Geography (BA, BS) 

Dr. Webb:  webbj6@southernct.edu 

Health Science (B.H. Sc.) 

Complete this form for assistance 

Healthcare Studies 

Complete this form for assistance 

History (BS, BS 7-12) 

Dr. Beals: bealsp1@southernct.edu 

Information Management and Services (BS) 

Dr. Terpstra: terpstraj1@southernct.edu 

Interdisciplinary Studies (BS, BA) 

IDSinfo@southernct.edu 

Italian (BS, BS 7-12) 

Dr. Beals: bealsp1@southernct.edu 

Journalism (BA, BS) 

Dr. Bordner: bordnerk2@southernct.edu 

Mathematics (BS, BS 7-12) 

Dr. Webb:  webbj6@southernct.edu 

Media Studies (BA) 

Dr. Beals: bealsp1@southernct.edu 

Music (BA) 

Dr. Beals: bealsp1@southernct.edu 

Nursing (BS) 

Dr. Krol: krolm2@southernct.edu 

Philosophy (BA) 

Dr. Beals: bealsp1@southernct.edu 

Physical Education (BS) 

Complete this form for assistance 

Physics (BA, BS, 7-12) 

Dr. Webb:  webbj6@southernct.edu 

Political Science (BA, BS, 7-12) 

Dr. Bordner: bordnerk2@southernct.edu 

Psychology (BA, BS) 

Dr. Bordner: bordnerk2@southernct.edu 

Public Health (BS) 

Complete this form for assistance 

Recreation and Leisure Studies (BS) 

Complete this form for assistance 

Respiratory Therapy (BS) 

Complete this form for assistance 

Social Work (BS) 

Dr. Smoyer: smoyera1@southernct.edu 

Sociology (BA, BS) 

Dr. Bordner: bordnerk2@southernct.edu 

Spanish (BS, BS 7-12) 

Dr. Beals: bealsp1@southernct.edu 

Special Education (BS) 

Dr. Terpstra: terpstraj1@southernct.edu 

Special/Elementary Ed Collaborative (BS) 

Dr. Terpstra: terpstraj1@southernct.edu 

Sport Management (BS) 

Complete this form for assistance 

Studio Art (BA, BS) 

Dr. Beals: bealsp1@southernct.edu 

Theatre (BS)  

Dr. Beals: bealsp1@southernct.edu