COVID-19 Student Information

Online Courses

 

Hey, Bruins!

With the continued impact of COVID-19, school is a little different this semester. Check out the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.

In online courses, you will interact with your professor and peers and submit assignments through our online learning platform, Canvas. For some courses, the needed textbook and learning materials may also be included in Canvas.

  • Faculty presenting online courses at SLCC have completed specialized training for teaching online and have lots of experience teaching students remotely.
  • Many of SLCC's online courses have been designed to meet a set of research-based standards created to promote student success.
  • Taking classes online allows you to review course materials as many times as needed.
  • Most online courses allow you to attend class where and when it's most convenient for you.

We have a Getting Started Online Guide that will help you succeed in online courses. It takes about 30 minutes to complete and covers topics such as:

  • Myths about online learning
  • Characteristics of online courses
  • Time management and self-discipline tactics
  • Reading and writing for online courses
  • Technology, computer and Canvas skills needed for online learning

Though broadcast/internet lectures are also delivered over the internet like online courses, they are different. They require meeting virtually as a class at a specific time using web conferencing tools, such as Zoom, WebEx or Microsoft Teams. You will still complete most, if not all, of your course assignments in Canvas. Check out the Learn Anywhere Guide for tips to help you succeed in courses that include broadcast/internet lectures.

If you want to change to a different course or section, or if you want to drop a course, you can do that in your MySLCC account under the Registration tab. If you decide you'd like to stay with your online course, simply log in to Canvas when the semester begins on August 25 and you'll be able to access your class materials, syllabus and other important information.

Student Resources

During this unique Spring semester, SLCC is redoubling its efforts to provide you the maximum amount of course flexibility and student support. Along with the additional course options explained above, we encourage you to take advantage of all the services listed below. Don't see what you need? Contact us at 801-957-4111. We are here to help in any way we can!