USU-Tooele

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USU-Tooele
Utah State University Seal.svg
Type Public
Dean Gary Straquadine
Academic staff 10 Full Time Faculty[1]
Undergraduates 848[2]
Postgraduates 46[2]
Other students 473 Concurrent enrollment
Location Tooele, UT, USA
Campus Regional Campus
Affiliations Utah State University
Website tooele.usu.edu
Utah State University Logo

Utah State University Tooele Regional Campus is a part of the Utah State University Regional Campuses and Distance Education system located in Tooele, Utah offering a number of Associate, Bachelor and Masters degrees as well as certificate programs and a Doctor of Education program. Classes are taught online, face-to-face, and interactive broadcast.[1] USU-Tooele has 10 full-time faculty members in addition to the several adjunct professors who collectively teach more than 300 classes. The campus provides academic advising, free tutoring, and a full service bookstore.

Delivery[edit]

USU has 6 regional campuses and more than 20 distance education centers throughout Utah

As a Regional Campus within the USU System, there are four options for course delivery:

Online[edit]

Students take courses online at their own pace during the traditional semester schedule. Assignments, discussion, and other communication take place online. Classes do not meet on a regular basis. Bachelor's degrees available online include agribusiness, family life studies, and psychology. Master's Degrees available online include English and instructional technology.

Hybrid[edit]

Courses are delivered in an online format using online video communication software such as Adobe Connect (Breeze) or Wimba. While the courses are delivered online students are usually required to participate in hybrid classes at set times. This allows for streaming video and live chat with other students and the instructor in real-time. Hybrid Bachelor's degrees available include Elementary Education and Family, Consumer, & Human Development. Hybrid Master's degrees include Engineering and Rehabilitation Counseling.

Interactive Video Conferencing (IVC)[edit]

IVC courses are interactive classes taught in a classroom and broadcast to various locations throughout the state of Utah. Additional classrooms are able to watch video in real-time of the instructor as he or she teaches. Through microphones and camera systems, students in remote sites are able to ask and answer questions and make comments that the instructor is able to answer for all students. Most degrees available through RCDE are taught using IVC.

Face-to-Face[edit]

These are in-class, traditional higher education courses. Students attend classes and are taught by instructors in person.

Tooele Student Enrollment by Delivery Method[2][note 1]
Delivery
Method
Enrollment
Online
266(22%)
Face-To-Face
634(53%)
IVC
296(25%)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Duplicate headcount exists among delivery methods

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2010 Annual Report" (PDF). Utah State University Distance Education. Retrieved 30 January 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "2011 Annual Report" (.pdf). Utah State University. Retrieved February 4, 2013. 

External links[edit]

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