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Distance Education

Business and Public Management Center
5th Floor
50 Sharpless Street
West Chester, PA 19383

Phone: 610-436-2948
Fax: 610-436-2189

Distance Education Support
Phone: 610-436-3373

What is DE at WCU?

Types of Distance Education Courses

WCU online courses utilize the Internet and online learning technologies to deliver course content, facilitate instructor-student/student-student communication, and create rich, interactive, and supportive online classrooms and communities.

The Curriculum and Academic Policies Council (CAPC) at WCU defined different types of DE courses based on the percentage of the course that is delivered online.

  • Online: 80%-100% online
  • Blended: 30%-80% online
  • Web-Enhanced: 15%-29% online