Delivery Methods

What is a virtual classroom?

By |2021-04-19T20:13:21+02:00November 3rd, 2020||

A virtual classroom is an online live facilitated classroom session that allows participants or students to communicate and interact with the facilitator and each other. They view the facilitator, video content, and presentations live, and they can participate in activities and engage with other resources in work groups, via platforms like Zoom and MS [...]

Are online classes self-paced or scheduled?

By |2020-11-03T10:14:01+02:00November 3rd, 2020||

Online classes at FTI are scheduled. Should you miss a scheduled session, recordings are available for a limited time thereafter. Exams and tests are scheduled well in advance to give you sufficient time to prepare, should you miss an exam due to ill health a replacement test will be made available. [...]

How do we define online learning?

By |2021-04-19T20:25:40+02:00November 1st, 2020||

Online learning involves attending, participating, and studying a course or programme online via the internet. A course is generally delivered through a Learning Management System (LMS) and students can view their course content, and syllabus, and track their academic progress. They can communicate with fellow students and their course instructors, using the platform. Learn [...]

How is the material made available online?

By |2020-11-01T20:11:40+02:00November 1st, 2020||

Online classes are delivered using a learning management system, called Connect. Learners log into Connect and can access lectures, PowerPoint, emails, assignments, readings, documents, videos, links, etc. The live online lectures are presented through Zoom and/or Microsoft Teams.

What are the advantages of taking classes online?

By |2020-11-01T20:09:27+02:00November 1st, 2020||

Convenience, flexibility, and efficient use of time are the most common advantages of online classes. The flexibility is ideal for someone who wants to continue working while earning a qualification. Online classes allow you to fit school into your schedule when it is convenient for you as we run the majority of classes in [...]

How are online classes graded? What are lecturer’s expectations?

By |2020-11-01T20:08:08+02:00November 1st, 2020||

Online courses are graded just like classroom courses. High-level critical thinking is required, and learners leave the course with an understanding of the subject and an ability to apply their knowledge in a real-world setting. Standard assignments include reading the course text and additional materials, active participation in online discussions and exams/ tests. [...]

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