Online courses are flexible, convenient, interactive, and allow you to work around other commitments, but methods of instruction can vary from one online course to another.
What types of online courses are available?
Here is a quick overview of the types of online courses you can register for at UFV.
What online learning system does UFV use?
UFV formats and delivers its online courses through a learning management system called Blackboard Learn and a video conferencing tool called Collaborate Ultra. UFV faculty also use a variety of course software applications to supplement their courses.
Visit Teaching and Learning for a list of their popular tech tools and apps.
Online learning tips for students, from students
Starting university is a new experience. Knowing what to expect ahead of time can help reduce some of your fears and make your semester easier, more enjoyable and successful.
Join UFV Student Ambassadors — Claire, Jofson and Kylie — as they tell you how to participate in online classes, how to manage your time while learning remotely, and where to get the support you need, when you need it.
Help is just a click away
Watch Vaibhav Kharbuanda, Student Peer Tutor with ASC, offering a few tips to get you on your way to a successful semester. And if the video isn't enough, you can book a one-on-one appointment with a peer tutor to get an introduction to online learning at UFV.
Now it's time to gear up for your online courses
We've put together some resources to get you started on the right track. Find technology and tools to help you make the most of your studies, watch video tutorials, download an online learning technical requirement checklist, and access various academic resources for successful online learning.
View your online education toolkit