WITC fall term plans includes in-person classes
For the 2020-2021 academic year, WITC will offer in-person classes with safety precautions in place. WITC is committed to providing all of the essential degrees and diplomas that require hands-on training while following the health department and CDC guidelines that are in place. WITC’s college leadership has implemented a WITC Bounce Back plan to safely get students who are in hands-on programs back on campus.
Classes for fall term will begin on August 24 as scheduled, but for in-person classes, students and staff will be taking safety precautions.
Hands-on and lab-based classes will meet on campus for the hands-on portion of the class, meaning students will still be able to get experience using the equipment, tools and machines that are used on the job. For some classes, there will be modifications to labs to ensure safe environments that adhere to social distancing and class sizes may be reduced.
Classes that do not require hands-on training will be offered in a synchronous virtual or online delivery. In a synchronous virtual class, students will meet at regularly scheduled times through web conferencing, similar to meeting for an in-person class. Online classes do not have specific meeting times.
WITC will work with students to ensure they are equipped with the necessary technology to succeed in their classes. Student services and academic support will still be available to students. Students will not only have access to their instructors through web conferencing, but they will also be able to connect with academic coaches, support services and advisors via email, phone or web conferencing.
Specific safety requirements for in-person classes will be dependent on the CDC and local health department guidelines that are in place at the start of the fall term.
To learn more or to apply for a program, visit www.witc.edu.