Distance Course Definition
In order for distance courses to be eligible for student financial aid & full-time status, they must meet the following University criteria, which are based upon federal regulation:
Distance education courses are delivered online via the internet, are instructor lead & instructor paced, & are designed to require regular & substantive interaction between students & the instructor & students & students, either asynchronously or synchronously, or through a combination of both asynchronous & synchronous interactions.
Distance education courses at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln are designated as follows:
- ES (online class)
- EX (online class on-campus testing)
- EC (online contract class)
- EH (Advanced Scholars online class)