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At SIUE, students can enjoy the flexibility enrolling in both hybrid and online courses in addition to traditional face-to-face classes. This flexibility allows students to stay connected with SIUE's exemplary courses and instructors and to reach educational goals even with a busy schedule.

However, online learning is not for everyone. A fully online student is expected to meet high standards of participation, including:

  • Participating regularly in online activities
  • Working with peers to complete projects
  • Completing assignments on time
  • Being self-motivated and self-disciplined
  • Contributing ideas, perspectives, and comments to the course discussion
  • Using critical thinking and decision making
  • Thinking ideas through before responding
  • Communicating clearly in writing
  • Being polite and respectful
  • "Speaking up" if problems arise
  • Showing what you've learned
  • Being open minded about sharing life, work, and educational experiences

Being a Successful Online Student - Find out what it takes and see if online learning is right for you.

Hybrid & Online Learning at SIUE - See how face-to-face classes compare to hybrid and online formats at SIUE.






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