Online Degree Program Virtual Orientation: What to Expect

February 11, 2018

Online degree programs may require new students to attend orientation to acclimate them to the virtual classroom.

One orientation format is asynchronous, meaning students read text or watch videos and complete the requirements whenever it’s convenient for them within a certain time frame; they don’t, for instance, need to participate in sessions in person or through videoconferencing at a specific time.

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