Online Learning

Welcome to Blackhawk Technical College's Online Campus!

About Online Learning

100% of the content is delivered online. Proctored testing/assessment may be required. Students need
regular access to a computer with a high speed Internet connection.

A hybrid course is a course in which the content is delivered in a blend of face-to-face and online. Between 40% and 60% of the content will be delivered online. Students need regular access to a computer with a high speed Internet Connection.

 Myths about Online and Hybrid Classes

Consider signing up for an online or hybrid class, but please read these myths first.

  1. They are easier. No, since the competencies (what you must be able to do at the end of the course) are the same they are not easier than face-to-face classes.
  2. They take less time. No, though you can work on them any time of day you will still need to set aside 9 – 15 hours per week for your course and plan to login to the course 3-5 times a week.
  3. I can do the work whenever I want. No, there are still due dates, though you can work at any time of day.
  4. I will be able to complete the class without interacting with my classmates. No, you will be required to interact with the teacher and your classmates through any of the following the discussion board, Wikis, blogs, group projects, email or messages.
  5. I'll be all alone trying to do my class. No, you will be able to get support from your instructor, by interacting with your classmates and from the Blackboard support sources such as BTC's helpdesk and the Blackboard Student Support site Blackboard Student Support. Ask for help when you have questions.

BTC provides reasonable accommodations and support services to students with documented disabilities in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). For further information please contact Disability Services.