E-Learning for Instructors


Frequently Asked Questions:


What is a Distance Education Online Course?
As officially defined by Stockton University, a Distance Education Online course is one in which more than two-thirds (10 to 15 hours per credit) of the course instructional time, content delivery and/or communication between student and instructor and among students is facilitated via technology that allows students to be physically separate from the instructor and each other. Communication may take place asynchronously (such as via online discussions) or synchronously (such as via live webstream).  In person meetings, such as Mandatory Orientations, may be scheduled for a Distance Education Online course. 

What is an Online course?
As officially defined by Stockton University, an Online course is one in which all of the course instructional time, content delivery and/or communication between student and instructor and among students is facilitated via technology that allows students to be physically separate from the instructor and each other. Communication may take place at different times, asynchronously (such as via online discussions) or in real time, synchronously (such as a live webstream). An Online course does not have any scheduled in person meetings.

What is a Distance Education Hybrid course?
As officially defined by Stockton University, a Distance Education Hybrid course is one in which between one-third and two-thirds (5 to 10 hours per credit) of course instructional time, content delivery and/or communication between student and instructor and among students is facilitated via technology that allows students to be physically separate from the instructor and each other. The typical course module is modified to one day a week for Tuesday/Thursday courses or one to two days a week for Monday/Wednesday/Friday courses. 

What compensation is available for faculty who wish to develop E-Learning resources?
Funding or course release may be available for developing resources that extend instruction beyond the classroom, for converting a face-to-face course to a hybrid course or for converting a face to face course to an online course. Please visit the links below for more information.