ASU Instruction Modes

ASU Instruction Modes

In-Person courses, also known as immersion, on-ground, or by the name of a specific campus (Tempe, for example), refers to taking a course in a physical classroom.  This also includes Hybrid classes.  For the Fall 2020, In-Person courses will work in conjunction with ASU Sync, a system that allows students to participate via Zoom in accordance with their instructor’s directions and will be designated as ASU Sync/In-Person.  ASU Sync refers to attending and/or teaching classes via Zoom.


ASU Sync/In-Person
(and Hybridinvolves the use of Zoom to allow a class to meet both in-person and via Zoom at the same time.  Instructors who have been approved to teach remotely, will still have students in the classroom and therefore will still be using this mode.


ASU Sync Only
 allows an entire class to meet solely via Zoom.  Your course is not "ASU Sync Only" unless  "ASUSYNC" is part of the location listed for your class.  e.g. Tempe-ASUSYNCT.   Any course with an enrollment cap of more than 100 students is automatically designated as "ASU Sync Only".


Online courses are referred to as iCourses and oCourses. These courses are conducted completely through an online platform like Canvas. Courses must have already been approved as iCourses or oCourses.  In-Person and Hybrid courses cannot be changed to online courses unless appropriate approvals have been given.


In-Person Only
 courses, also known as Immersion Only, on-ground, or by the name of a specific campus (Tempe, for example), refers to taking a course in a physical classroom.



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