Purdue University—​West Lafayette

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Technology & Support

Networking

LinkedIn N/A

Technology

Usable for classes
Apple Yes
PC Yes
Required Internet speed 256k
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 tablet application Blackboard app
Application for display on smartphone Yes
Description of application for smartphone Blackboard app
Bulletin boards Yes
Simulations No
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

Blackboard Learn Yes

Support

Services
Academic advising Yes
Bookstore No
Career placement assistance No
Email address Yes
Financial aid office/services Yes
Access to digitized library materials Yes
Access to live librarian No
Local area network No
Mentoring No
Technical support Yes
Live tutoring No
Writing workshops No
Same services for all online programs N/A
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 26-50
Student-student engagement
Online chatrooms Yes
Web conferencing (webinars) N/A
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 4
Courses requiring students to work collaboratively with other students All
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 Depends
Measures to instill academic integrity (as submitted by school)

Plagiarism Certifications Requirements for Every Course. Use of SafeAssign Tool on Blackboard Learn.

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