Instruction Modes

About Instruction Modes

Instruction Mode shows methods of how a class can be taught. There are nine (9) different types of instruction modes available for scheduling.  The default Instruction Mode is In Person (P) when adding new sections.  

Instruction Mode Procedure information

Class Notes

If other instruction modes are being offered, the corresponding class note should be included to make class descriptions clear to students (for more information on class note please click here (have link to class note landing page).  If the mode is changed, schedulers must correct the class note to reflect the change.

Class Notes

CANVAS

All courses for a given term have fully enrolled Canvas shells regardless of mode of instruction. (The courses are “unpublished” by default and the link for the course does not show to the students unless the instructor publishes the course.) Full details are available on the eCampus website at https://www.sjsu.edu/ecampus/.

Instruction Mode 01  (Online only – Asynchronous)

Class is offered completely online with no designated day/time meeting pattern (TBA).  Class is scheduled with a TBA meeting pattern and location of OnLine.  Meets the requirements for AB 386.

Example: Class is scheduled with a TBA meeting pattern and OnLine location (e.g., ISE 200 sec 85 - OnLine location, Mtg Pat of TBA) and class note of #109

Instruction Mode 02  (Online only – Synchronous)

Class is offered completely online with designated day/time meeting pattern.  Class has a location of OnLine. Meets the requirements for AB 386.

Example: Class is scheduled with a meeting pattern and OnLine location (e.g., Location is OnLine, Sat 0800-0950) and class note is #110

Instruction Mode 03  (Hybrid – Async & Cmps Mtgs)

Class is offered online with no designated day/time meeting pattern (TBA) with occasional on-campus meetings for events and/or exams – may request classrooms as Events or use department’s own rooms.

Example: Class is scheduled with a meeting pattern of TBA and has occasional on campus meetings (e.g. ISE 201 sec 80 – mtg pat is TBA) and class note of #111

Instruction Mode 04  (Hybrid - Sync & Cmps Mtgs)

Class is offered online with designated day/time meeting pattern and with occasional on-campus meetings (may include TV broadcast) – may request classrooms as Events or use department’s own rooms.

Example: Class is scheduled with a meeting pattern and has on campus meetings (e.g., PH 200 sec 81- mtg pat of F 12-1250) and class note of #112

Instruction Mode 05 (Hybrid - In-Person & Async)  

Class is offered with 2 meeting patterns; the first meeting pattern is in person with a designated day/time on-campus location. The second meeting pattern has no designated day/time (TBA) or location.

Example: Class is scheduled with 2 meeting patterns (e.g., SOCI 160 sec 01 - 1st mtg pat of M 0900-0950 in DMH 160 and 2nd mtg pat is TBA) and class note of #113

Instruction Mode 06 (Hybrid - In-Person & Sync)

Class is offered with 2 meeting patterns; the first meeting pattern is in person with a designated day/time and on-campus location. The second meeting pattern is on-line with a designated day/time.

Example: Class is scheduled with 2 meeting patterns (e.g., HIST 150 sec 05 – 1st mtg pat of M 0900-1015 in HGH 120, 2nd mtg pat of W 9-1015) and class note of #114

Instruction Mode 10 (Online Only – 2 OL Mtg Pat)

Class is offered completely online with 2 meeting patterns; the first meeting pattern has a designated day/time. Location is OnLine. The second meeting pattern is also online with no designated day/time (TBA) and OnLine Location. Meets the requirements for AB 386.

Example: Class is scheduled with 2 online meeting patterns (e.g., INFO 200 sec 81 - 1st mtg pat of T 0800-0850 with OnLine location, 2nd mtg pat of TBA) and class note of #116

Instruction Mode 11 (Hybrid-2 OL Mtg Pat & Cmps Mtg)

Class is offered online with 2 meeting patterns; the first meeting pattern is online with designated day/time and the second meeting pattern is online with no designated day/time (TBA). Both meeting patterns have occasional on-campus meetings.

Example: Class is scheduled with 2 meeting patterns (e.g., JS 90 sec 01 - 1st mtg pat of F 0800-0850 and 2nd mtg pat of TBA) and class note of #117. In addition, class will meet on campus for midterm and final exam (on-campus meetings may request classrooms as events or use dept. own rooms

Instruction Mode P (In Person)

Class is offered in person with designated day/time and location. This may include additional online material.

Example: Class is scheduled in person with a day/time Mtg Pat and Location (e.g., SOCI 100W sec 02 - MW 0900-1015 in DMH 226B). Along with some online research.