Lamar University

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Technology & Support

Networking

LinkedIn N/A

Technology

Usable for classes
Apple N/A
PC Yes
Required Internet speed 56k
Delivery modes
Live streaming video Yes
Live streaming audio Yes
Recorded video Yes
Recorded audio Yes
Software-based readers Yes
Application for display on tablet computer Yes
Description of application for tablet computer University Ap
Application for display on smartphone Yes
Description of application for smartphone No
Bulletin boards Yes
Simulations Yes
Online labs No
Courses designed by certified instructional designers Yes
Courses designed by an outside firm No
Learning management system used N/A

Types of Learning Management Systems Used

Adobe Connect Yes
Blackboard Yes
Blackboard Collaborate N/A
Blackboard Connect N/A
Blackboard Learn N/A
Blackboard Mobile N/A
Blackboard WebCT N/A
Canvas N/A
Claroline N/A
Moodle Yes
Pearson eCollege Yes

Support

Services
Academic advising Yes
Bookstore Yes
Career placement assistance No
Email address Yes
Financial aid office/services Yes
Access to digitized library materials Yes
Access to live librarian Yes
Local area network No
Mentoring Yes
Technical support Yes
Live tutoring No
Writing workshops Yes
Same services are provided for all online programs Yes
Instructor response expected within (hours) 48
24/7 live tech support Yes

Structure

Archived classes All
Classes can be received live None
Live online/on-campus classes after 5 p.m. N/A
Percentage of classes with lectures 76-99
Student-student engagement
Online chatrooms Yes
Web conferencing (webinars) Yes
Skype or other visual software Yes

Requirements

New-student orientation Yes
Review and sign ethics statement Yes
Number of times per month faculty evaluate student participation 1
Courses requiring students to work collaboratively with other students Majority
Class participation graded Yes

Assessment

Exams No
Number of settings in which in-person exams are administered N/A
Anti-plagiarism screening required for essay assignments Yes
Measures to instill academic integrity (as submitted by school) N/A

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