UWMC Distance Education
Distance Education (DE) courses are offered to expand UWMC's
course offerings and to meet the time constraints of students.
What Types of Distance Education Classes are offered at UWMC?
Compressed video utilizes audio, computer, and
video connections simultaneously, enabling faculty and students to
discuss and interact while viewing each other in a real-time
There is a per credit Tech Fee for CV courses.
Wisline Web links an audio connection with
common web-based courseware, allowing faculty and students to
discuss and interact with each other's documents and graphics in a
real-time classroom setting. There is a per credit Tech Fee for
- Streaming Video
For streaming video courses, lectures are recorded and made available via the internet. Class participation and assignment submission may take place online or may be combined with on-campus class attendance. Students should contact the instructor for details on how streaming video is used in a specific course. There is a per credit Tech Fee for streaming video courses.
Online courses do not meet at a particular time or
place, but they are structured within the academic semester time
frame and require class participation several times each week.
These courses have different tuition, fees, and payment
requirements; they are listed at
Textbooks for Distance Education Classes
Textbooks for ALL distance education courses are available through MBS Direct Online Bookstore. They are not available in campus bookstores.
To Order: Visit the MBS Direct Online Bookstore
Toll free: 1-800-325-3252
Desire2Learn (D2L - course websites)
For further information, please contact: