SCC offers the course lecture online for all sections. Students choosing to take the lecture online versus in the
classroom must notify SCC staff at orientation. Students should be registered for the class section at the location
where they would prefer to drive.
What are the pros and cons of online lecture?
Pro: Online offers students the flexibility to complete the course around their schedule. For those students
who need more time, it allows them to work at their own pace. Con: It is not for everyone. If you are not a
self-motivated, self-starting student, you will fall behind and risk not passing the course.
Since I am taking the lecture online do I have to attend orientation?
Yes, or a representative. You will get vital information about the Web site, log-in information and schedule
your drive time.
How do I sign up for my drive time?
During orientation, students are divided into groups based at physical locations. Students choose a drive time
in chronological order based on the date you registered for class.
Since I am taking the lecture online, do I have to buy the book?
Yes, you will need to purchase the book. See the Getting Started (link to the Getting Started section) section
for more information. You must read the chapters and complete the chapter quizzes.
Does reading the book count for my log-in time?
No. Just as if you were at a physical location, you must be prepared for class and do the assigned reading
prior to lecture.
When do I have to be logged on?
During the school year, you must be logged on four hours each week. This can be any four hours that fit into
your schedule. The hours need not be in a row or on the weekends. During the summer, you must be logged on two -
four hours each day, again, not necessarily in a row or on the weekend. Log on during hours that fit into your
How many hours per day/week are required for the online lecture?
- Sections beginning Jan. 10, Feb. 20, April 10, Sept. 12, and Oct. 23, 2023: You are required to be online 4 hours per week for five consecutive weeks.
- Sections beginning March 13, June 5, July 11, and July 31, 2023: You are required to be online 20 hours for the one week.
- Sections beginning June 12 and July 17, 2023: You are required to be online 10 hours per week for two consecutive weeks.
Can I take the class at my own pace or is there a timeline?
You must submit assignments by the deadline listed in the course syllabus provided by the online instructor.
How do I take the tests and turn in my assignments?
Everything is online. Chapter quizzes, practice exams and the final tests are all completed and graded online.
Is the instructor online when I’m online?
Your instructor will have virtual office hours that are published on the course calendar. The instructor is
online at various times throughout the course. Additionally, your instructor is available by phone and email.
Where do I do my driving?
Classes are offered at physical locations in Lincoln, Beatrice or Crete. You register for the location you
want to drive from, even though you are taking the lecture online. Lincoln classes are offered at all of the public
high schools and SCC's Lincoln Campus (8800 O St.). The Beatrice class is offered at SCC's Beatrice Campus (4771 W.
Scott Road). Classes offered at Crete meet at the local high school.