Computing Resources

Online Course Formats

Learning Applications Development and Support

Learning Applications Development and Support (LeADS) provides consulting and technical services to UMUC students, faculty and staff, as well as to external clients in business and education on the integration of computer technologies in education and training activities. LeADS seeks to improve the quality and increase the availability of education for its clients through the use of computer technology.


University of Maryland University College, a nationally recognized leader in technology-supported distance education, offers courses through WebTycho, a comprehensive educational system accessed via the World Wide Web.

This format offers:

Everything operates entirely through a Web Browser. To participate, you must have a computer, a web browser, connection to the Internet, and an e-mail account.

If you are interested in learning more about the WebTycho enviornment, its system requirements, and how to get started taking classes online, please visit the WebTycho Help Site.