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.

UIS Information Technology Services keeps an updated list of computer purchase recommendations for students.