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Course Section Instructional Delivery Mode Updated Element


The primary setting or medium of delivery for the course.

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BroadcastCourse is taught via live or taped broadcast over open air, closed circuit, or cable television systems.Broadcast
CorrespondenceCourse is taught via hard or electronic copy or other media (CD, DVD, video cassette) and student works at own pace usually without an instructor present, but generally under supervision of LEA. Includes “packet” programs.Correspondence
Early CollegeCourse is taught by institution of higher education, but does NOT qualify as concurrent enrollment.EarlyCollege
Interactive Audio/VideoCourse is taught via remote interactive receiver or via streaming media technologies.AudioVideo
OnlineCourse is taught through a website, web application, or app on an internet connected device.Online
Independent StudyStructured learning experience is recognized for credit but is not under supervision of the LEA.IndependentStudy
Face to FaceCourse is taught primarily in person and usually in a conventional classroom or lecture hall.FaceToFace
Blended LearningCourse uses a blended learning model that includes Face to Face and Online components.BlendedLearning
Related Domains, Entities and Categories

Career and Technical -> Course Section (Data Model ID = 21816) 
K12 -> Course Section -> Directory (Data Model ID = 20578) 

Related Topics

Early Learning -> Program Quality 

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