Modality is the mode or method of instruction a course is delivered.
- Not every course will be available in every course delivery modality.
- Some classes that are listed as online may have recitations or lab sections that are face-to-face and scheduled separately for the same course.
Locating an instruction mode on the course schedule
You can determine the specific course delivery mode by the attributes assigned to a course.
Attributes are indicators (i.e., tags/characteristics) assigned to courses and found listed on courses at courses.unh.edu and Webcat.
Key to course modality attributes:
- EUNH - Course with an online component
- ONLO - Online (no campus visits)
- SYNC - Synchronous, Scheduled meeting times
- HYBR - Hybrid, Online with some campus visits
- RA - Rotational Attendance
- REMS – Remote Section
Traditional Classroom/Laboratory Course
Instructor and students are present (i.e., face-to-face) in the classroom/laboratory each class meeting according to the course schedule indicated days, times and locations.
Attributes: will not include any of the above listed.
Fully Online Course
These courses do not meet at a specific time or day (i.e., asynchronous/not in real time).
Instruction is available online, where you find content, assignments, schedules, and structured opportunities for you to interact with your classmates online.
Attributes: Online (no campus visits), ONLO, EUNH
Online Course: Synchronous
Instruction is delivered online in real time according to the course schedule (i.e., synchronous).
Instructor and students are all online using a synchronous real time meeting tool such as Zoom.
Attributes: Scheduled meeting time, SYNC, Online (no campus visits) ONLO, EUNH
Instruction is delivered as a combination of online and some mandatory scheduled in person meeting times on campus.
Attributes: Online with some campus visits, HYBR, EUNH
Hybrid Course: Synchronous
Instruction is delivered online in real time (i.e., synchronous) with a face-to-face on campus portion.
These courses will include specific meeting days, times and locations on the course schedule.
Attributes: Scheduled meeting time, SYNC, Online with some campus visits, HYBR, EUNH
Rotational attendance courses meet according to the course schedule. Students will rotate face-to-face attendance based on instructor guidance to attend at least one class per week.
Attributes: Rotational Attendance, RA
Online Synchronous Sections for remote student registration in a section that is entirely online for the duration of the semester. Each remote section is cross listed with a face to face section.
Attribute: Remote Section, REMS