What is an online degree?

The term online degree refers to a degree that is completed online. An online degree may contain real-time online meetings, interactive online work carried out individually or in groups and supervised study. Some online meetings may be held at certain times, but otherwise the studies are not bound to any specific time. Some of the studies and study counselling may take place on agreed online platforms, but otherwise the studies are not tied to any one place.

Online degree

The term online degree refers to a degree that is completed online. An online degree may contain real-time online meetings, interactive online work carried out individually or in groups and supervised study. Some online meetings may be held at certain times, but otherwise the studies are not bound to any specific time. Some of the guidance provided in learning situations can be provided on agreed online platforms, but otherwise studies are not bound to any one place.

Multimodal degree

A multimodal degree is a degree that combines different forms of study. A multimodal degree may contain classroom teaching and distance learning tied to a specific time and place as well as supervised classroom teaching, online work and studies carried out independently or in groups. Some of the online work may comprise real-time online meetings and work on agreed online platforms.

Online degrees working group

Coordinator:
Marjo Joshi, Turku University of Applied Sciences
marjo.joshi@turkuamk.fi, https://www.linkedin.com/in/marjojoshi/

Members (2019):
Kati Mäenpää, Oulu University of Applied Sciences
Leena Mäkinen, Häme University of Applied Sciences
Mirva Pilli-Sihvola, XAMK
Outi Valkki, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences
Pirjo Könni, Lapland University of Applied Sciences
Tanja Rautiainen, Lapland University of Applied Sciences
Anna-Liisa Immonen, XAMK (2018)