Internet
Because course material is available through the World Wide Web, access to the Internet is required. Computer skills and familiarity with basic Internet services (like e-mail) are highly suggested. Information regarding access to materials will be sent to the student prior to the first day of class. In addition, a textbook and study guide may also be required. Some courses may require purchase of an “access key” from the textbook publisher. These courses have no extra fee. EWC uses a course management system from CampusCruiser, known as LancerNet on campus. You can check your computer and web browser for compatibility with LancerNet using the First-Time User page.
Interactive Television (Compressed Video)
These courses originate from the Torrington campus of Eastern Wyoming College. They can be broadcast to any college or high school in the state of Wyoming. Primary focus is on the EWC service area sites: Torrington, Douglas, Glenrock, Glendo, Wheatland, Chugwater, Lusk, Guernsey, Hulett, Moorcroft, Upton, Sundance, and Newcastle. Other sites may be available upon request. These courses have no extra fee. Some courses may include an online component. EWC uses a course management system from CampusCruiser, known as LancerNet on campus. You can check your computer and web browser for compatibility with LancerNet using the First-Time User page.
Web Conference
These courses meet on specific days at specific times using web conferencing software over the Internet and the World Wide Web and other features of the class are also online. Students will need a headset with microphone connected to their computer. A web camera is optional. These courses have no extra fee. EWC uses a course management system from CampusCruiser, known as LancerNet on campus. You can check your computer and web browser for compatibility with LancerNet using the First-Time User page.
Telecourse
These courses are delivered via recorded media or available from Wyoming Public Television, so access to a DVD player or possibly a VCR is required. Study materials will be sent to the student prior to the first day of class. In addition, a textbook and study guide may also be required. These courses have a telecourse fee.
Text-based
Communication between student and instructor will be by US mail and/or e-mail, and telephone. Study materials will be sent to the student prior to the first day of class. These courses have no extra fee.

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