UMI DISTANCE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS

  • Reliable Internet

  • Laptop/Desktop or Tablet with video and audio

  • Headphones to reduce any background noise

ZOOM CLASSROOM:

All students are required to participate in UMI Zoom Classrooms with their video camera on.

TESTS AND EXAMS:

  • All tests and final exams for lecture-based coursework are in an online/digital format.

  • All exams are proctored live. Students must be logged into their Zoom classroom during the exam with their video camera on.

  • Students must have easy access to their email to receive a link to the test during a Zoom session or to log into their test file.

  • Students complete and submit exams electronically while they are logged into the Zoom classroom. 

UMI GOOGLE CLASSROOM PORTALS 

To supplement and to support the live Zoom classroom environment, UMI integrates asynchronous online Google Classroom portals for class and program-related communication, submission of assignments, grading, attendance, and tracking students’ progress.

 

All newly enrolled students participate in UMI New Students Zoom Orientation when they are introduced to UMI Google Classroom Portal.

 

All active students are required to subscribe to the following UMI Google Portals:

  • MODI and MODII Google Classroom Portals

    • students are assigned to a specific Google Classroom portal based on their class schedule;

    • students have access to each course’s description, material, assignments, and course schedule;

    • students submit all assignments through the portal;

    • students may review their grades 24/7;

    • students receive faculty feedback and communicate via portal on matters concerning class participation and attendance.

  • For the duration of the program

    • DMS Program Portal: provides 24/7 access to students’ program academic and program attendance reports

    • DMS Career Development Portal: provides ongoing access to career development resources

    • DMS Clinical 1, 2, 3 Portal: students have access to Clinical Externship requirements and can complete and submit required documentation, time records, and clinical assessments

DISTANCE LEARING GRADING POLICY

Students will receive grades for submitted assignments within 10 days from the date of submission.