A Note on Distance Education Classes
Distance classes come in many different flavors. Check with your department contact on how the course has been advertised to the students and what the expectations are in terms of:
The other classification of distance classes is how much of the course is "location based":
UAA's Distance Education Service provides support for distance classes
Course design and delivery help are available at Academic Innovations and eLearning
Your campus may have additional supports for faculty teaching distance classes.