The Online Campus is the virtual campus at ASA College. It consists of the hybrid and online classes, online faculty, online students, on-campus students taking online classes, and learning technologies that make it support all faculty and student functions. Among these learning technologies is the learning management system, which is Blackboard Learn.
How Do Online Classes Work?
To learn how online classes work at ASA College, please click this link: http://onlinecampus.asa.edu/oc/tutorials-and-resources/how-do-online-classes-work/
The Distance Learning Department
The Distance Learning Department oversees online classes and online programs offered by the college, in the Online Campus. Specifically, the department is in charge of:
- For all classes, across all campuses, regardless of modality:
- Administration of and providing support for the learning management system.
- Copying of content from course to course, or from master shell to course shell.
- Providing guidance to online faculty to make sure that courses align with Quality Matters Rubric for Higher Education, and that appropriate presentation and assessment techniques are used in the learning management system to achieve effective student engagement.
- Providing faculty training and internal certification in teaching online and using Blackboard Learn.
- Producing materials necessary for conducting student orientations about the Online Campus, and to familiarize online students on the essential functions of the learning management system.
- Guiding online students about registering for classes and attending to issues that may affect their registration.
- Monitoring and advising students taking classes in the Online Campus about their weekly participation.
- Review of online course offerings, online program offerings, and instructor assignments.
The Distance Learning Department is located at 1293 Broadway, One Herald Center, Room MH816 (8th Floor), New York, NY 10001.