ONLINE CLASSES AT SAS
Online courses at SAS use either Instructure Canvas or Blackboard.
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What are the benefits of taking an online course?
What are Online Communities?
- A program calendar listing important deadlines and events
- Video-sharing capabilities, including recorded workshops, presentations and course overviews with Masters of Environmental Science and Masters of Applied Geosciences faculty
- Direct access to the program director and staff to answer any questions or concerns students may have throughout their academic career at Penn
Will there be interaction with peers & professor?
In instances where students want to earn credit over the summer term to fulfill course requirements, The Commons is a terrific choice no matter where students spend the summer. The majority of students enrolled in SAS online courses are Penn undergraduates. Student feedback has been very positive with high satisfaction rates.
EDUCATION AND RESOURCES
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TIPS FOR SUCCESS
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National Distance Learning Week Events
Friday 11/14 - 3:00 - 4:30 pm - Structured, Active, In-Class Learning (SAIL) panel feat. Dr. Rogers Smith (Political Science), Dr. Rebecca Stein (Economics), Dr. Cathy Turner (Center for Teaching and Learning and English) moderated by Dr. Julie McGurk (Center for Teaching and Learning and Biological Basis of Behavior) @ Active Learning Classroom 208 in the ARCH (2nd Floor)