Online Learning

NCCC offers a variety of flexible learning options including online, hybrid, and blended courses. We also offer online programs and certificates.

Instructional Methods

NCCC offers a variety of instructional methods to meet your degree requirements! In addition to traditional face to face courses, we also offer Online, Hybrid, and Blended courses.

Online

Online

blended

Hybrid

hybrid

Blended

What do these terms mean?

Online courses take place completely in a virtual environment, with no set or required meeting days or times.

Hybrid courses combine online learning and in-person instruction. Some on-campus instruction or activity is mandatory* for these courses.

Approximately 50 % Online PLUS 50% on Campus Face to Face. **percentages may vary based on the course

Blended courses: 100% Online using “Real-Time Technology”

Blended courses are 100% online and require some or all online instruction to occur in real-time.  You may end up meeting live with your instructor via Zoom on some of your scheduled course dates and times and working online on others.

Will students be meeting on campus?

No, all classes will be in a virtual environment. These courses are 100% online.

Yes, Hybrid courses have physical campus locations for the on-campus component; have start and end dates, and have specific meeting days and times.

No, classes will be held virtually through Zoom.

Are there scheduled class meeting times?

No, these classes do not have regularly scheduled dates and times for students to log in.

Yes, classes have specific meeting days and times where you can expect to come to campus for class. “Banner Web should list the days/times students should reserve to be on campus for each class, such as TR 11:00-12:15, even if the entire class will not be meeting every time. Instructors should inform students of the exact dates/times that particular students should attend an in-person class.” 

Yes, classes have specific meeting days and times where you can expect to log in to your computer to interact with your instructor and/or other students.

See your course schedule in Banner Web. The days and times listed are when you should accept to attend your live class on Zoom. Your professor will email you and provide Zoom log on instructions in your course in Blackboard. You can access the course in Blackboard four days prior to the course start date.

How will these courses appear in Banner Web?

Instructional Method = Online
Section Code includes a W
Example: ACC 116 0W1
Web/ Financial Accounting 

Instructional Method= Hybrid
Section Code includes a Y
Example: ACC 116 0Y1 Hybrid/ Financial Accounting 

Instructional Method = Blended
Section Code includes a Y
Example: ACC 116 0Y1 Blend/ Financial Accounting  

Learn More about the Online Learning Instructional Methods offered at NCCC

Contact

Online Learning
Phone: 716-614-6488
Email: onlinelearning@niagaracc.suny.edu
Location: D-106 Suite Learning Commons