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Snapshots of Postsecondary Course Delivery Methods as of August 28, 2020

The following tables provide snapshots of the course delivery methods used at public postsecondary institutions at the beginning of the Fall 2020 semester. See the notes below the tables for definitions of the terms used to categorize course delivery methods.

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Institution In-person Online Combination
Austin Peay State University Yes Yes Yes
East Tennessee State University Yes Yes Yes
Middle Tennessee State University Yes Yes Yes
Tennessee State University After 2nd week Yes Yes
Tennessee Tech University Yes Yes Yes
University of Memphis No Yes Yes

Notes:

- In-person courses use conventional face-to-face instruction. Courses that have an online lecture component and in-person lab or skill instruction are captured under the combination category.
- Online courses may be provided via a live stream or teleconference at a specified time (real time) or via a recording that can be accessed at any time (not real time). An online course may have real time and not real time components. 
- Combination courses have both face-to-face and online components. They are most often referred to as hybrid courses. 
- Students who enroll in online courses may pay additional fees. A forthcoming report by OREA will examine online fees at public postsecondary institutions.

Institution In-person Online Combination
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Yes Yes Yes
University of Tennessee at Knoxville Yes Yes Yes
University of Tennessee at Martin Yes Yes Yes

Notes:

- In-person courses use conventional face-to-face instruction. Courses that have an online lecture component and in-person lab or skill instruction are captured under the combination category. 
- Online courses may be provided via a live stream or teleconference at a specified time (real time) or via a recording that can be accessed at any time (not real time). An online course may have real time and not real time components. 
- Combination courses have both face-to-face and online components. They are most often referred to as hybrid courses.|
- Students who enroll in online courses may pay additional fees. A forthcoming report by OREA will examine online fees at public postsecondary institutions.

Notes:

- In-person courses use conventional face-to-face instruction. Courses that have an online lecture component and in-person lab or skill instruction are captured under the combination category. 
- Online courses may be provided via a live stream or teleconference at a specified time (real time) or via a recording that can be accessed at any time (not real time). An online course may have real time and not real time components. 
- Combination courses have both face-to-face and online components. They are most often referred to as hybrid courses. 
- Students who enroll in online courses may pay additional fees. A forthcoming report by OREA will examine online fees at public postsecondary institutions.

Institution In-person Online  Combination
TCAT Athens Yes No No
TCAT Chattanooga Yes No Yes
TCAT Covington No No Yes
TCAT Crossville Yes No No
TCAT Crump Yes No Yes
TCAT Dickson Yes For quarantined No
TCAT Elizabethton Yes Yes Yes
TCAT Harriman Yes No No
TCAT Hartsville No No Yes
TCAT Hohenwald Yes For quarantined No
TCAT Jacksboro Yes For quarantined Yes
TCAT Jackson No No Yes
TCAT Knoxville Yes No No
TCAT Livingston Yes No No
TCAT McKenzie Yes No No
TCAT McMinnville No No Yes
TCAT Memphis No No Yes
TCAT Morristown Yes No No
TCAT Murfreesboro Yes No Yes
TCAT Nashville Yes No Yes
TCAT Newbern No No Yes
TCAT Oneida/Huntsville Yes No No
TCAT Paris Yes No Yes
TCAT Pulaski Yes No No
TCAT Ripley No No Yes
TCAT Shelbyville Yes For quarantined No
TCAT Whiteville No No Yes

Notes:

- In-person courses use conventional face-to-face instruction. Courses that have an online lecture component and in-person lab or skill instruction are captured under the combination category. 
- Online courses may be provided via a live stream or teleconference at a specified time (real time) or via a recording that can be accessed at any time (not real time). An online course may have real time and not real time components. 
- Combination courses have both face-to-face and online components. They are most often referred to as hybrid courses. 
- Institutions with online courses categorized as "for quarantined" have stated that they will accommodate students who need to isolate or quarantine with online options. 
- Students who enroll in online courses may pay additional fees. A forthcoming report by OREA will examine online fees at public postsecondary institutions.