How to schedule a fully online class?

An online class requires additional/different setup than a face-to-face class. Follow the navigation and steps below to set up the class as a fully online class.

NAVIGATION:  Main Menu > Curriculum Management > Schedule of Classes > Maintain Schedule of Classes

On the Basic Data tab, scroll down to the Class Attributes section. Using the plus ("+") icon, add 2 new rows and set up the following Course Attributes and their values:

  • Course Attribute: ONL; Course Attribute Value: ONLINE
  • Course Attribute: FONL; Course Attribute Value: AB386

Class Attributes

Next, click on the Meetings tab and follow the steps in the appropriate section for asynchronous and synchronous classes meeting.

ASYNCHRONOUS meeting pattern
  • enter ONL in the Facility ID field,
  • enter TBA in the Pattern field,

Meeting Pattern

  • next, click on the Class APDB Mapping Values link and in the APDB Learning Mode field enter 01 (or select this value from the list accessed via the magnifying glass lookup icon). Click on the OK button to return to the Meetings tab.

Class APDB Mapping Values

  • lastly, click the Meeting APDB Mapping Values link and from the Space Type drop-down menu, select 3 Non-Capacity space type. In the TBA Hours field, enter the number of the hours for which the class meets each week. Click on the OK button to return to the Meetings tab.

Meeting APDB Mapping Values

SYNCHRONOUS meeting pattern
  • enter ONL in the Facility ID field,
  • enter the appropriate Pattern (the abbreviation for the day(s) of the week on which the class will meet online), Mtg Start and End times, Start/End Dates of the class,

Meeting Pattern

  • next, click on the Class APDB Mapping Values link and in the APDB Learning Mode field, enter 02 (or select this value from the list accessed via the magnifying glass lookup icon). Click on the OK button to return to the Meetings tab.

Class APDB Mapping Values

  • lastly, click the Meeting APDB Mapping Values link and from the Space Type drop-down menu, select 3 Non-Capacity space type. Leave the other two fields blank. Click on the OK button to return to the Meetings tab.

Meeting APDB Mapping Values

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