Courses on the Web are taught using one or more Internet components such as streaming video or Adobe Connect. The course may utilize Blackboard. Students must have access to the Internet. If the course is available by streaming video or Adobe Connect, students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.
Attendance at USC Columbia sessions may be required. Students may be required to take examinations at approved testing sites or USC Columbia. See the Distributed Learning tab on the Blackboard course page for important information about course requirements specific to your distributed learning class.
Internet and software requirements
To view any videostreaming files (if required for your course), you must have a high-speed Internet connection such as DSL, a corporate LAN, or a cable modem. Visit the Getting Started page at UTS Media Services to check your system software and perform an Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro connection test. In case of difficulty, visit the Having Trouble Web page for suggestions.
About Schedule Codes and VIP Registration
This course requires a six-digit schedule code for proper registration through VIP. You cannot register using only the department code and course number. Register using the schedule code for the site where you will take examinations if they are required by the instructor. Close this window and scroll to the bottom of the course Web page to find schedule codes for your course. Schedule codes will be posted on the Web as they become available.
Refer to the Distributed Learning Course Guide for a list of all courses offered through distributed learning.