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English Department

Physical Address:
200 Brink Hall

Mailing Address:
English Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1102
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1102

Phone: 208-885-6156

Email: englishdept@uidaho.edu

Web: English

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First-Year Composition Course Structures

For the Fall, 2020 Semester, First-Year Composition Courses will be offered in three different formats. All three formats allow you to participate from your home and do not require you to be on the Moscow campus. All formats will deliver the same content as traditional, in-person course formats, provide opportunities to interact with peers and your instructor, and create active learning environments in which to achieve course learning outcomes. All formats will include the chance to interact one on one with instructors via Zoom to ask questions, get feedback on your work, and provide support as you progress through the class. All formats require that you have reliable internet access and a computer or other electronic device that can support the following:

In a HyFlex course, students, instructors, and tutors will learn synchronously. This means everyone will attend the class at the scheduled time, though not everyone will be present in the classroom. If you are not comfortable attending class in the classroom, you are not able to wear a face covering, or if you need to isolate or quarantine for any reason, you can attend class virtually. In other words, you do not need to come into the classroom to learn.

Activities in a HyFlex course include small group conversations, collaborative writing exercises, lectures, whole class discussions, individual writing time, peer review, and plenty of opportunities to ask questions both during class and during office hours held via Zoom. All course materials will be submitted online using BbLearn; no work will be submitted in person.

In a virtual course, students, instructors, and tutors will learn synchronously. All students will be sitting in desks at home attending virtually via Zoom.  There are no in-person meetings scheduled for this course; all work will be done virtually.

Activities in a virtual course include small group conversations, collaborative writing exercises, lectures, whole class discussions, individual writing time, peer review, and plenty of opportunities to ask questions both during class and during office hours held via Zoom. All course materials will be submitted online using BbLearn.

In an online course, students, instructors, and tutors will learn asynchronously. This means that the course materials will all be pre-recorded, and students will be responsible for interacting with course materials on a loose schedule at times convenient for them.

Activities in an online course include small group conversations via pre-recorded lectures or videos, discussion boards, collaborative writing exercises via group settings on BbLearn, whole class discussions on discussion boards and other programs like FlipGrid, individual writing time, peer review completed on discussion boards, and plenty of opportunities to ask questions via email, scheduled Zoom meetings with your instructor, and on discussion boards.

English Department

Physical Address:
200 Brink Hall

Mailing Address:
English Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1102
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1102

Phone: 208-885-6156

Email: englishdept@uidaho.edu

Web: English

Directory Map