Course Delivery Format
Syllabus Statements for Inclusion on Online, Blended, and Web-Enhanced Courses
Course Delivery Format:
At Alvernia University online courses are divided into different categories based on the percentage of the course
delivered in an online format. Recently, these category definitions were modified to accommodate Pennsylvania financial
• Online Course: This is a course that delivers more than 75% of its content electronically.
• Blended-Plus Course: This is a course that delivers approximately 51% – 75% of its content electronically.
• Blended Course: This is a course that delivers approximately 30% – 50% of its content electronically.
• Web Enhanced: This is a course that may deliver up to 30% of its content electronically
All formats deliver a total of 42 hours of instruction time. Instructors choose appropriate methods of material delivery
through synchronous (“live”) and asynchronous activities. In synchronous class sessions, materials and discussions may be conducted through audio conferencing and/or web/video conferencing. Additional online resources, tools, and activities may be integrated into the course delivery.