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Types of Online Courses

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Fully online instructor-led course, with live interactive weekly class meetings facilitated by your instructor in Canvas. Meetings and communication are through chat, email and/or videoconferencing. Faculty and students are online at the same time for the class meetings with additional online work done on their own.

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Fully online, instructor-led course, without mandatory class meetings. Instructor communication and feedback is through Canvas. Students can access class resources and complete work on their own schedule (by posted due dates), as the instructor releases materials. Faculty and students are not necessarily online at the same time unless an appointment is scheduled.

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For those of you not ready for a fully online course, HCC offers hybrid courses that combine in person and online delivery. Hybrid courses (also known as blended courses) replace a portion of traditional face-to-face instruction with web-based online learning (e.g., video lectures, online discussions, or activities). The purpose of a hybrid course is to take advantage of the best features of both face-to-face and online learning. Typically, hybrid courses will meet 50 percent of the time in the classroom and 50 percent online.

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    Florida’s Student Hub of Innovative Educational Services

    HCC is a proud partner of FloridaShines Distance Learning and Student Services. FloridaShines provides information, tools and resources to educators, school counselors, librarians, academic advisors, and others to help students succeed.

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    Residents Outside of Florida and Professional Licensure

    National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement

    Hillsborough Community College participates in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (NC-SARA) which allows HCC to continue to offer online and in-person academic programs outside of the state of Florida.

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