Home Invites Members Groups Events Careers Videos News Photos Blogs Polls Forums Chat
Home > News > Post Content

Oakwood University to Operate in Hybrid Mode for Fall Semester (282 hits)


Oakwood University has scaled its Reopening Plan to Hybrid Operations or Scenario #2, as described on page 4 of the University's Reopening Plan. Hybrid operations include both Remote Learning and Face-to-Face Learning. The University will continue to follow the recommendations and guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the State of Alabama Department of Public Health.

“In the changing landscape created by the COVID-19 pandemic, each of the adaptations reflected in our academic delivery strategies represents the University’s commitment serving our students and families. The safety of our faculty, staff, and students remains our highest priority,” said President Leslie Pollard.

The Fall 2020 class schedule has been modified to reflect the Hybrid Operations consistent with the University Reopening Plan. All classes at Oakwood University will be taught by one of the following formats or modalities:

• HyFlex (Hybrid Flexible): On campus instruction (in person, face-to-face) supplemented with remote instruction for some class periods. In a HyFlex course, instruction is delivered both in person and online at the same time by the same faculty member. Students can then choose for each and every class meeting whether to join class in person or join class online. Unless the class time has changed, original class schedule times remain the same. Students MUST communicate directly with the instructor regarding this course.

• Hybrid: On-campus instruction with remote capability including all, selected or some class periods. Unless the class time has changed, original class schedule times remain the same. Students MUST communicate directly with the instructor regarding this course.

• 100% Virtual: Asynchronous instruction which is 100% online. Some instructors may reserve the option for synchronous instruction during select scheduled times. Students MUST communicate directly with the instructor regarding this course.

• Asynchronous: All class members will not meet at a specific time. Students may engage with course material on a flexible schedule.

• Synchronous: All class members will meet at a specified time period.

Students MUST contact their specific departments for more details. Department chairs are available to answer questions or to provide advisement on schedule changes. Please email department chairs directly. The remaining department faculty and advisors will be available beginning August 3, 2020. New and transfer students, please contact your advisor in the Center for Student Success.


Important Dates
Instruction Begins: August 10
Last Day to Enter Classes for the First Time: August 19
Last Day to Add a Class to the Existing Schedule: August 19
Last Day to Drop a Class Without a “W”: August 21
Late Registration Ends: August 21

you can view the plan at https://www2.oakwood.edu/wp-content/uploads/OU-FALL-2020-RE-OPENING-PLAN-draft4x.pdf
Posted By: Reggie Culpepper
Wednesday, July 22nd 2020 at 5:27PM
You can also click here to view all posts by this author...

Report obscenity | post comment
Share |
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
Alcorn State University announces phased return to campus
Alabama State University President and Students included in State Capitol Ceremony for John Lewis!
Texas Southern University's KTSU 90.9 FM Introduces New Station The Vibe and Welcomes All-Star Leadership
Delaware State University and Dr. Mukti Rana Awarded New Patent
Registered Nurses Job Opportunity with $10,000 Sign On Bonus and Relocation Assistance
Alexis Brown of Alcorn State University chosen as Mississippi INBRE student scholar
Be A Part of our National Census: Be counted Today!
Oakwood University: President Pollard's Message to the Oakwood Family
Forward This Article Entry!
News Home

(Advertise Here)
Who's Online
>> more | invite 
Latest Photos
>> more | add
Most Popular Bloggers
tanisha laverne grant has logged 43249 blog subscribers!
elynor moss has logged 3607 blog subscribers!
>> more | add 
Latest Member Activity
kim gilmore just edited his profile. 07:30PM
kim gilmore just became a new member. 07:29PM
deandra blair just became a new member. 07:13PM
peter keppard just became a new member. 05:27PM
henry smart just edited his profile. 12:41AM
henry smart just became a new member. 12:10AM
peter myers just edited his profile. 03:06PM
breona rogers just became a new member. 11:49AM
quintin murphy just became a new member. 12:12PM
peter myers just became a new member. 02:27PM
bonnie bailey just edited her profile. 03:10PM
bonnie bailey just became a new member. 03:05PM
>> more | invite friends