Online and Hybrid Course Definitions

Contained within NIU's Online and Hybrid Course Policies are the following definitions for online and hybrid courses at NIU:

Online Course

"NIU defines online courses as those in which 100% of course activity is done online; there are no required face-to-face sessions within the course and no requirements for on-campus activity."

Hybrid Course

"NIU defines hybrid courses as those in which online activity is mixed with classroom meetings, replacing a significant percentage, but not all required face-to-face instructional activities."

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