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CLC Live Online

Live Online

CLC will be offering a wide selection of courses through our Live Online delivery system in 2017-2018.  Live Online classes are delivered through the web, so students can attend in person or online. Live or recorded classes can be accessed through Brightspace (D2L), the CLC online learning management system.CLC LIve Online

Each student can choose how they would like to “attend” class: In person (being physically present in the classroom with the instructor and other students), or live on the web (tuning in during the class time and interacting in real time with the instructor and other students). Live Online classes do require real time attendance, either in person or online.

Classes are also recorded for later viewing. This allows students to catch a missed class or review a lecture. This innovative method of education allows more flexibility as students balance jobs and family with their courses. Employees may choose to tune into a class during their lunch hour at work, or high school students may take a college class without leaving their high school campus. Students should check with their instructors regarding the specific attendance requirements of a particular Live Online course.

All that’s needed to “attend” class is a computer or mobile device/tablet with a webcam and a microphone and an internet connection. Real time communication between instructors and students will result in a richer experience than taking a traditional online class, and lead to student success.

Liberal Arts Classes
Liberal arts classes offered via Live Online this year are in the disciplines of Accounting, Communication, Earth Science, Engineering, English, Math, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology and Spanish. Most of these classes are part of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum, and all of the classes apply to the two-year transferable Associate of Arts degree

Healthcare Administrative Specialist Program
All courses within the Healthcare Administrative Specialist program, excluding one course, will be available in either the CLC Live Online format or online format.
Previous courses that require some face-to-face in-class meetings will still be offered, but now will be expanded and offered in a real-time online format. Student can log-in during the class meeting and participate in class from the comfort of their homes or their work stations. Courses offered in the Live Online format will be recorded for limited viewing for the rare times when students miss a class or for content viewing to help review the information discussed for increased student success. There is only one course that will require you to come in two days a week for one semester within the program. This ensures the foundational content is established for student success.

Live Online Course Schedule 2017-2018 

Summer 2017

Math
MATH 1470 College Algebra


Fall Semester 2017

Communication
COMM 1420 Interpersonal Communication

Earth Science
ESCI 1444 Natural Disasters

Engineering
ENGR 1500 20 Intro to Engineering

English
ENGL 1410 Composition I
ENGL 1463 80 Intro to Literature

Healthcare Administrative Specialist
HINS 1163 20 Medical Office Procedures
HINS 1165 20 Medical Records Management

Math
MATH 1470 College Algebra
MATH 1477 Calculus I
MATH 1480 Honors Calculus I

Philosophy
PHIL 2422 Medical Ethics

Spanish
SPAN 1401 Beginning Spanish I

Course Schedules

Spring Semester 2018

Accounting
ACCT 2012 Accounting Principles II

Communication
COMM 1420 Interpersonal Communication

English
ENGL 1411 Composition II
ENGL 2467 American Literature Pre-1861

Healthcare Administrative Specialist
HINS 1142  Healthcare Information Systems
HINS 1150  Intro Diagnosis/Proc Coding
HINS 2148   Healthcare Management and Organization

Math
MATH 1470 College Algebra

Philosophy
PHIL 2422 Medical Ethics

Physics
PHYS 1407  Principles of Physics

Psychology
PSYC 2421 General Psychology

Spanish
SPAN 1402 Beginning Spanish II

Technical Specifications

Students will need to have some minimum technology to participate in a Live Online class from a distance.  Students will need to have internet access as detailed below, and will point their browser to the D2L class site and then log in to their class.  Students will need a camera and a microphone in order to participate in the class.  Here are the details:

Computer: A newer Windows PC or Apple Mac computer.  Keep anti-virus, Windows Update, and security patches current to help prevent against virus and malware infections.

Tablet: iPad 3 (or newer) or Surface Pro 3 (or newer)

Web Browser: Chrome – most recent version.  (Firefox and IE will work, but Chrome is preferred.)

Internet Connection: DSL 1.5Mbps or better Internet connection.  Use of dial-up Internet is not recommended.  Go to http://www.speedtest.net to test the speed of your Internet connection.  Upload and download speed should be 1.0Mbps minimum

Web Cam: USB or built-in web camera for video

Headset: USB headset with microphone for audio

Smart Phone:  We DO NOT recommend using a phone to participate in a Live Online class, as a phone will NOT give students a good experience in the class.