Student Profile

Technology and Learner Skills

  • Blended courses have required assignments that are due on scheduled deadlines. Completing assignments is critical to course success.
  • Students must be proficient in using basic computer tools (web browsing, keyboarding, word processing, file management and email communications.
  • Students must frequently check their WCTC provided email account and read all email prior to the start of the class and during the course delivery.
  • WCTC provides Service Desk support for college provided software and students must be comfortable in reaching out for support.
  • Blended courses require a higher motivation level and self-discipline to prepare in advance for each classroom meeting and to keep up with the outside of classroom online homework.
  • Good reading and writing skills are vitally important for success in Blended courses. Many of the course activities will rely on these skills.
  • Students must be proactive and take responsibility for contacting their instructor early on if they are having any difficulties in the course.

To find out if Blended Options is right for you, simply fill out the form and hit the submit button.

  1. I regularly have 6-12 hours per week to spend on each course.
    Yes     No


  2. I am a good reader and I prefer learning by reading.
    Yes     No


  3. I enjoy working independently and seldom need reassurance that I am doing this correctly.
    Yes     No


  4. I have specific days/times available to work on my course.
    Yes     No


  5. I can budget my time well and prioritize activities efficiently.
    Yes     No


  6. I realize that the class work of a Blended Options course is equal to or greater than that of a regular on-campus course.
    Yes     No


  7. I am willing to take responsibility for getting whatever help I may need with this course by contacting an instructor.
    Yes     No


  8. I realize that my instructor may not be available when I want and that I may have to leave an email message.
    Yes     No


  9. I realize that course requirements and due dates are there for good reasons, and I feel I can structure my time effectively to meet them.
    Yes     No


  10. I am comfortable working at the computer. I can surf the web, send email and use a word processor.
    Yes     No