Distance Learning at Northwest Tech
Is distance learning right for you?
At Northwest Tech, we want you to be successful. Awareness of your personal learning style and study habits can make the difference in whether you are able to succeed as a distance-learning student. The Distance Learning Assessment can help you determine whether distance learning at Northwest Tech is right for you.
The short assessment will ask questions about your understanding of distance learning. Your score will provide feedback on the traits of successful distance learning students.
How distance learning works at Northwest Tech
To complete an online course you’ll need access to the Internet. If you travel or use different computers (at home, at work, or on the road), each computer used will need to be configured properly or you’ll have difficulty completing your course assignments. Final exams are proctored, and you will be responsible for paying the resulting fees. Your instructor must approve of your proctor in advance of any examination. You will need to contact your instructor to complete this process.
An online course is available at the beginning of the semester to orient new students to distance learning at Northwest Tech.
Accessing Student Support Services
Academic advising is available to online students via email or phone. Students also have access to counseling services, financial aid assistance and admissions support.
Required Equipment & Services
For most online classes a student will need a reliable computer with an adequate high-speed or broadband Internet connection.
If you are taking Mobile Applications & Entertainment Development online courses you will need an Apple computer as the software that is used will only run correctly on the Apple platform. For more information visit the Mobile App web page.