TCC Learning Plan

Information about the classroom environment for students 

Teaching Modalities

TCC will have five teaching modalities available, each with stipulations. These are defined and explained below.

NOTE: Most classes will be held online during Winter Quarter 2022. Your class may meet online even if you signed up for an in-person or hybrid class. Contact your professors if you have questions. 

Term

Definition

Class Time in Schedule?

Classroom in Schedule?

Synchronous

Students and their instructor will meet at the same time in the same place, either in-person or online

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Asynchronous

students and their instructor will work on their own time, online

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Online

100% asynchronous instruction delivered online, via Canvas. This is the default.

No

No

Face-to-Face

100% synchronous on-campus (“traditional”) instruction

Yes

Yes

Hybrid

40%-60% synchronous on-campus (“traditional”) instruction, with the remainder of instruction delivered asynchronously, online, via Canvas

Yes

Yes

Mixed Online

40%-60% synchronous online instruction delivered via Zoom or an alternative, with the remainder of instruction delivered asynchronously, online, via Canvas

Yes

No

Timed Online

100% synchronous online instruction delivered via Zoom or an alternative, with assignments and other course material delivered via Canvas

Yes

No

Need enrollment assistance? 

Enrollment Services staff will be available to help you create a learning plan right for you.

Contact Information:
Phone:  253-566-5325
Email:  enrollmentservices@tacomacc.edu

 

 

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