Western Oklahoma State College
All online courses will have a method for identity verification. In most cases, proctoring is used for this verification. Western’s testing center is available to all students to take their proctored exam. All students outside of Oklahoma must utilize ProctorU to take their proctored exam. In-state students will have the option of utilizing ProctorU or one of the following acceptable proctors: college or university testing centers, officials at military base education offices, Sylvan Learning Centers, high school administrators (concurrent students only), or other sites approved by the course faculty member.
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A blended course is one in which online activity replaces at most 50 percent of face-to-face or seat time. (Face-to-face time must be at least 50 percent.) Regularly scheduled meetings will take place throughout the semester.
A hybrid course is one in which more than 50 percent of the course in online. (Face-to-face time is 49 percent of less.) This course will have required face-to-face meetings.
An online course is delivered 100 percent online using a learning management system (Moodle). Instructors and students should be prepared to spend as much time engaged in class activities as in a traditional class.