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Flexible Learning Options

Class Delivery Options

At Blackhawk, we understand our students have busy lives and hectic schedules which is why the college offers a variety of flexible learning options to best serve you. Whether you are searching for an online class, a flexible lab schedule, or face-to-face courses, we want to do everything possible to accommodate you.


Blackhawk offers the following learning options:

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MyEdChoice

This option allows you to choose how you attend each class and does not lock you into one format. In a MyEdChoice class, you have the option to attend:
  • in the classroom at a set class time, 
  • live during class time using video conferencing, or
  • online at anytime

You can mix and match how you attend class or pick the option that works best for you. It's your choice.

If a class does not meet face-to-face weekly, online work may be required to be completed between class meetings.


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Face-to-Face Classroom

This option meets one or more times each week in a classroom setting. Assignments or learning activities may be completed online.


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Online

The content of this course is delivered online, although in-person proctored testing or assessment may be required. 


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Hybrid

Course content is delivered in a blend of face-to-face and online sessions. At least 50% of the content is delivered online.


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Face-to-Face Laboratory

This option meets one or more times each week in a laboratory setting. Assignments or learning activities may be completed online. 


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FlexLab (Flexible Laboratory)

This option allows you to attend when it is most convenient for you, within the designated open lab hours. View current FlexLab hours.

Lab Hours

Students taking courses in any of the FlexLab formats will be able to choose the times they attend the lab portions of their classes. Please note: Schedules are subject to change.

Current Lab Availability

Fall 2021 Schedule

Please note: Schedules are subject to change.

Automotive Technician – First Year

  • Monday through Thursday: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Friday: by appointment, please talk to your instructor.

Automotive Technician – Second Year

  • Monday through Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Friday: by appointment, please talk to your instructor.

Computer Numeric Control Technician

  • Monday and Wednesday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Thursday and Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technician – First Year

  • Monday through Thursday: 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technician – Second Year

  • Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Electric Power Distribution

  • Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday: 7:00 a.m. – Noon and 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 7:00 a.m. – Noon and 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology

  • Monday and Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday: Closed

Information Technology Programs

  • Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – Noon and 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday: Closed

Industrial Maintenance Mechanic, Electromechanical Technology, and Automation Systems Technology (Advanced Automation Lab)

  • Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday: Closed

Laboratory Food Science Technician

  • Monday and Tuesday: 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday and Thursday: 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Students should plan on spending approximately one hour per week in the lab for each credit in the class. So a two credit class would be approximately two hours of lab a week and a four credit course would be approximately four hours of lab a week.

Manufacturing Engineering Technology

  • Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday: Closed

Tech Math 1

  • Monday and Wednesday: 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. (lecture, required) 
  • Monday and Wednesday: 11:30 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 3:55 p.m. (lab, flexible)

Students should plan on attending at least two hours in the lab each week.

Welding

  • Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Students should plan on each one credit class taking approximately 36 hours of combined time (in the lab and on Blackboard).

Monroe Campus

Basic Skills Classes: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday (Rooms 306/309)


Central Campus

Special Math/Science Basic Skills Classes (Nursing Math, ModuMath, Anatomy and Physiology, and Pharmacology Prep) marked as Flex or TBA: 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Friday (Room 2216)

Basic Skills Classes marked as Flex or TBA (Reading, Math, Communication, CNA Math, Accuplacer courses): 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday (Room 2213). It is recommended that students attend at least four hours per week. Students are allowed to sign up and begin after the semester begins. These classes are self-paced.

 
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