Online and Blended Courses for Winter 2015

An online course delivers instruction in an entirely Web-based format. Some exams and assignments may be required at authorized locations as established by the instructor.

Following are the online courses offered for this semester. All classes have an additional $75.00 lab fee. Students should check the course requirements pages below and follow the instructions specific to each class. If required, be sure to contact the instructor before the deadline date. Please Note: some online classes require occasional attendance on campus for meetings/testing.

New to online courses, visit the Distance Learning Web page for more information on logging into blackboard and your computer set up requirements for using blackboard! 

* Please Note: Blackboard access for online courses begins the first day of the semester after 9:00 a.m.

**follow course title for complete course information page

Online Courses Winter 2015 ~ check back often for course information postings
HIST 155-L1 HISTORY OF US: 1877-PRESENT
HLTSC 110-L2 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
HLTSC 110-L3 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
HLTSC 151-L1 PRINCIPLES OF NUTRITION & DIET THERAPY
HLTSC 151-L2 PRINCIPLES OF NUTRITION & DIET THERAPY
HPE 150-L1 PERSONAL HEALTH
HPE 150-L2 PERSONAL HEALTH
HPE153-L1 MENTAL HEALTH
HPE 153-L2 MENTAL HEALTH
MDTC 109-L1 MECHANICAL BLUEPRINT READING
  
Blended Courses Winter 2015

A blended course blends face-to-face classroom instruction with a significant amount of Web-based instruction. The class schedule in these courses will require the student to come to the MCCC campus as established by the instructor.

Following are the blended courses offered for this semester. All classes have an additional $75 lab fee. Students should carefully read and follow the instructions specific to each class below. If required, be sure to contact the instructor before the deadline date. Please Note: Blended courses require attendance on campus for meetings/testing.
  

NURS 100-B1 RN STUDENT NURSE SUCCESS
PNUR 123-B1 MENTAL HEALTH FOR PRACTICAL NURSING
 

General Information

There are many benefits of online courses at MCCC:

  • Less restrictive scheduling
  • Convenience
  • Intensive self-study
  • Course material is accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week

Some students struggle in an online format. Other students excel. Students who excel in an online format are:

  • Highly self-motivated
  • Possess good time management skills
  • Know how to study independently
  • Possess good communication skills

Online classes at MCCC utilize Blackboard communication tools, such as email, discussion boards and chats to interact with the instructor and other students.

Online classes at MCCC are not self-paced. Students must complete exams, assignments, etc. by specified due dates.

Hardware and Software

Computer Requirements:

  • 233 MHz processor or faster
  • 256 MB of RAM
  • 200 MB available hard disk space
  • CD-ROM drive (minimum 16x speed is suggested)
  • High speed or broadband internet connection recommended; 56k connection is required
  • Video and sound cards are recommended

Browser Requirements:

  • Internet Explorer 9.0
  • Mozilla Firefox (Final Release Channel)
  • Google Chrome (Stable Channel)
  • Safari 5.1.
  • For the most current Blackboard operating system and browser requirements, please go to http://www.monroeccc.edu/distancelearning/elearning_student.htm
    and access the “Blackboard Browser Requirements” link.
  • JavaScript must be enabled.
  • Cookies must be enabled.
  • Java must be enabled.

Software Requirements:

  • Microsoft Word 2010 or higher is recommended.
  • Microsoft Office Suite is recommended.
  • Adobe Reader 8.2 or higher is required.

It is essential that online students keep their contact information up to date. Sometimes instructors need to contact students by phone or email. Please keep this information current through the WebPAL system.