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    Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
    Semlink Office
    130 Essex Street
    South Hamilton, MA 01982
    (978) 646-4144
    semlink@gcts.edu
    Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. M-Th
    9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. F

Semlink at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

Course Format

What does a Semlink experience look like? What do I receive with my course materials? How long does it take to complete a course? Continue reading below to get a brief picture of what taking a Semlink course might look like for you:

Course Materials

Semlink+ courses will be taught online, using our online learning management system, Sakai.  The course will include video presentations from your professor(s) and online interactions with your professor and fellow students via online discussion forums, blog posts and responses, etc.  Exams will also be taken, and other assignments submitted, online.

While classic Semlink courses were almost entirely self-paced, Semlink+ classes will involve weekly or bi-weekly assignments.  This structure is designed to help you move through the class successfully and to provide common ground for discussions with your professor and classmates throughout the course.  Click here for a sample Syllabus.

How long does a Semlink+ class take to complete?

Semlink courses last for 14 weeks and are roughly concurrent with the on-campus semesters.  All coursework must be completed within the 14-week window.  Spring Semlinks begin the week after Martin Luther King, Jr. day.  Summer Semlinks begin in mid-May, and Fall Semlinks begin the week after Labor Day.  Click here to view a sample Course Schedule.