The eLearning methods available at Prince George's Community College's (PGCC) are online, remote, and hybrid courses. These courses may also be accelerated - shorter in duration than full-semester courses but with the same amount of coursework.
The College's online course management system, Blackboard, makes it easy for students in all of our courses to stay on track by communicating with their professors, submitting completed assignments, accessing grades, and more.
Online work with due dates on your device and:
DR | Scheduled virtual meetings on your device
DL | No meetings
Scheduled virtual meetings on your device
Scheduled meetings on campus and:
HY | Online work with due dates on your device
LR, XR | Scheduled virtual meetings on your device
Learning on Your Own Time
Using a computer at home, work, or other location, students taking an online class can access course content 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and have discussions with their instructors and fellow learners using Blackboard. Deadlines and due dates will be set for assignments, tests, and projects. Online classes may have scheduled meetings or no meetings.
Structured Remote Courses
Learning in Real Time
These classes meet online via the Zoom web conference tool in Blackboard, at scheduled times with set deadlines and due dates. Students will access learning materials, assignments, and participate in discussions via Blackboard.
Online/Remote and In-Person
Hybrid courses combine classroom meetings and online/remote instruction. Students enrolled in a hybrid course come to campus at scheduled times and meet face-to-face with their professors and fellow students. The number of on-campus meetings varies - some only meet once a month while others may meet every week. Other course work assignments, discussion, group work, etc. is accomplished through the Internet, using Blackboard. Students interact online to receive information about assignments, send homework, participate in class discussions, and conduct research.
Frequently Asked Questions
Important information for online, remote, and hybrid courses.
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