futureThe concept of online learning /eLearning might sometimes feel scary of the unknown if you are unfamiliar with the online environment. If you are interested to study this way you might ask: Will I be learning completely on my own? What is the online course like? How do I complete assessments? Will this take more or less time than what I am use to in my past educational experiences as a face-to-face student in a classroom?

These are a few of the common questions that prospective students ask. Our enrollment department is happy to answer your questions, contact us.

What does and online course look like?

At NCU, our philosophy for designing online courses is to use the latest technology to best deliver the content in the most flexible way while keeping the technology transparent to you. So that you can spend most of your time in your studies, not the technology.

NCU uses one centralized login from our website where you can log into your classroom. There you can get assignments, interact with faculty and peers, reply to messages, and more.

NCU courses are created in a multidisciplinary team, from faculty members, to instructional designers, to media specialists, to ensure a learning experience that is tailored to the subject matter and the expected learning outcomes. We approach the development of our online courses very academically structured, so that they mirror the exact same quality content as you would expect from an on campus experience.

Our courses are designed that once you have completed one course you will be familiar with the quality and style of our learning methodology.

NCU courses have common features:

  • fully online
  • academically equal to a similar on campus courses
  • interactive and dynamic
  • adult learner–centric
  • accredited by DEAC
  • self-paced

How do I communicate with my fellow students and instructors?

NCU has set up variety of communication and educational technology tools so that you can interact easily with other students and your instructor.

These include:

  • Skype
  • Canvas LMS Collaborate
  • email
  • discussion forums

How Flexible can my study be?

NCU courses are designed with your busy schedule in mind, providing the flexibility you need to study at the times most convenient to you. When you want, where you want and the way you want to study.

Most of our courses are designed for asynchronous self-paced learning to provide maximum flexibility for both the time restricted and the adult learner.

How much time does it take to complete a course?

Students enrolled in NCU undergraduate courses have reported spending approximately 10 to 15 hours per week on readings and assignments for a 3-credit course. If you already know the material you can pace your own time through the course. You may choose to take the challenge track for course credit.

How long will it take me to complete the course?

This answer varies for each student. There are many factors, such as transfer credits, course load per semester, that influence how long it will take. Depending on the program, most students are able to complete 9 courses per year. Some students are able to complete up to 15 courses per year.

How do I complete assessment?

Your assignments are submitted electronically through your online classroom environment, just like you would turn them in to your teacher/professor on campus.

What kind of computer and internet access do I need?

NCU’s strategy is to make our courses as easy as possible to access technically while still maintaining a quality online learning experience. Technical Requirements.

What happens when I complete my program?

When you earn a degree through NCU, you earn a degree that is nationally accredited in the USA, so this will be a special time for celebration. Just remember you have not ended your journey and you will never stop learning. You will be awarded a diploma that you will be proud to hang in your home or work place to show your achievement.

How can I stay connected to New Charter University?

Once you’ve become a NCU student and then a graduate, you become part of a worldwide network of more than 400 alumni and can choose to join the NCU Alumni Association. You will be able to keep up with news and maybe enroll in advanced degree or attend professional training courses.

I hope this has help you in your decision to study at NCU If you need further information just request further information from our team.