HYBRID/ONLINE CLASSES FAQ
A hybrid course is one in which approximately 50% of course material is provided online.Online course material may include activities, assignments, and/or assessments. Online activities may include recorded lectures, reading materials, publisher materials,etc. The remaining 50% of coursework is delivered face-to-face (F2F).
•All F2F courses will be offered as hybrids.
•Many technical lecture courses are also being offered in a hybrid format.
•In certain technical programs, labs and clinicals will meet as originally scheduled???
•A select group of courses will meet as originally scheduled to provide these students with support that have proven to facilitate student success.
•Check your KCTCS email regularly for more specific information on your class schedule.
Because of the number of students enrolled and the capacity of some classrooms, the location may change on some classes. You can check your student self-service, and you will also receive an email from your instructor the week before classes begin. To access your schedule, visit the Current Students webpage, click on MyPath, then click on Student Self-Service.
•Faculty will be available to help you with all aspects of the course, and guides
and video tutorials are available to help you with effectively utilizing online materials.
•Online learning and computer lab staff will also be available to help you get started and answer technical questions.
•Watch the WKCTC announcements and your email for information on Jump Start workshops to help you get started with the online portions of classes.
•You can access email, announcements, and small assignments using your phone, but
mostactivities and assignments will require a computer. Students also have difficulty
with some materials when using a tablet or Chromebook.
•Within hybrid classes, approximately 50% of course material is offered online. You will need access to a computer and reliable internet. While WKCTC has open computer labs throughout campus, most students prefer to have their own. Computers can be purchased from the bookstore using available financial aid. Read more about computer recommendations.
•Within some courses, printed textbooks are required, but in others the materials areaccessed directly from the online portion of the course. Information on textbooks is available on the bookstore website, and you will also receive textbook information directly from your instructor.
•Facilities will be sanitized regularly, and frequently touched surfaces and areaswill be cleaned a minimum of twice daily.
•Each occupied space will have hand cleaning and disinfecting supplies as well as masksand gloves for those requesting them.
•We will continue to follow KCTCS, local, state, and CDC recommendations.
•Follow the instructions to create your user profile. You will need your nine digit student ID number – aka EMPLID – that was assigned to you at the time of your onlineapplication. Make sure to: Record your username and email address, and remember your password and keep it confidential.
•To access your email, visit the Current Students webpage, click on MyPath, then click on Email
•Starting July 15, the bookstore will be open for counter service only. Financial aidcharges will not be taking place until August 7th. There will be only four studentsallowed in the store at a time. Masks will be required to enter the building as wellas the bookstore. You must bring your printed schedule with you because we will notbe able to use your phone to read the details or print schedules for you. Studentswill give the bookstore clerk their schedule. A bookseller will gather student booksand bring them to the counter where the sales transaction will take place.
•VERY IMPORTANT: All student schedules include a SECTION NUMBER for classes. If all of your class section numbers begin with B5##, pick WEST KY CTC as your campus. (The website might ask you to pick your campus more than once. Even if it's an onlinecourse with a B5##, do NOT pick KCTCS ON-LINE as your bookstore.) If a section numberbegins with anything other than B5##, then you will need to pick KCTCS ON-LINE asyour bookstore.