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Center for Online Learning, Research and Service University of Illinois Springfield

What to Expect in an Online Course at UIS

Just like any college courses, online courses at UIS vary by instructor and department. Faculty use a variety of tools, methods and strategies to present their content, including:

  • Books and journal articles (hard copies and digital)
  • Websites and Simulations
  • Videos
  • Images
  • Quizzes and tests
  • Asynchronous discussion forums
  • Synchronous web conferences
  • Projects and other authentic assignments
  • Much more

Course sizes generally range from 15-40 students.