To register for courses, go to Online and Distance Education. Click on the desired semester (i.e., summer) and then on the appropriate academic department. This should bring up a departmental distance education schedule for the desired semester.
At the top of the schedule page, beneath the department name, is a paragraph that begins "You will need . . ." Click on the words register for classes to begin the registration process.
You will need a USERNAME and PASSWORD to complete your registration online. These should have been issued to you once you were admitted to pursue the masters degree by the Graduate School Office and your academic department.
Web Conference courses are "live" interactive courses that may be taken online over the computer or on campus. They are taught in a TV studio on Ball States campus and transmitted to the distance education audience vie the Indiana Backbone Internet System. To participate in a Web Conference course, you must be at your computer at the times the course is scheduled on campus. Enrollment limits are usually from 35 to 40 students.
Internet courses may consist of taped snippets from previously taught Web Conference courses. These courses are not scheduled for a precise time of day or day of the week and may be accessed at any time day or night. They have a limited enrollment of 20-25 students.
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