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CourseInstance

Canonical URL: http://schema.org/CourseInstance

CourseInstance

An instance of a Course which is distinct from other instances because it is offered at a different time or location or through different media or modes of study or to a specific section of students.
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from CourseInstance
courseMode Text  or
URL 
The medium or means of delivery of the course instance or the mode of study, either as a text label (e.g. "online", "onsite" or "blended"; "synchronous" or "asynchronous"; "full-time" or "part-time") or as a URL reference to a term from a controlled vocabulary (e.g. https://ceds.ed.gov/element/001311#Asynchronous ).
instructor Person A person assigned to instruct or provide instructional assistance for the CourseInstance.


Instances of CourseInstance may appear as values for the following properties

PropertyOn TypesDescription
hasCourseInstance Course An offering of the course at a specific time and place or through specific media or mode of study or to a specific section of students.


Examples

Example 1
<body vocab="http://schema.org/">
<!-- A MOOC / free online course. As a simple one-off course -->
<!-- Based on https://www.coursera.org/course/datascitoolbox -->
<main>
  <h1>The Data Scientist's Toolbox</h1>
  <h2>About this Course</h2>
  <p>In this course you will get an introduction to the main tools and ideas in the
       data scientist's toolbox...</p>
  <div>
    <h2>Session dates</h2>
    <span>February 15</span> -
    <span>March 21</span>
  </div>
</main>
</body>
No Microdata
<body vocab="http://schema.org/">
<!-- A MOOC / free online course. As a simple one-off course -->
<!-- Based on https://www.coursera.org/course/datascitoolbox -->
<main typeof="Course">
  <h1 property="name">The Data Scientist's Toolbox</h1>
  <h2>About this Course</h2>
  <p property="description">
       In this course you will get an introduction to the main tools and ideas in the
       data scientist's toolbox...</p>
  <div rel="hasCourseInstance" typeof="CourseInstance">
    <meta property="courseMode" content="MOOC" />
    <meta property="courseMode" content="online" />
    <h2>Session dates</h2>
    <span property="startDate">February 15</span> -
    <span property="endDate">March 21</span>
  </div>
</main>
</body>
<script type="application/ld+json">
{
  "@context": "http://schema.org/",
  "@type": "schema:Course",
  "description": "In this course you will get an introduction to the main tools and ideas in the data scientist's toolbox...",
  "hasCourseInstance": {
    "@type": "CourseInstance",
    "courseMode": ["MOOC","online"],
    "endDate": "March 21",
    "startDate": "February 15"
  }
}
</script>
Example 2
<body vocab="http://schema.org/" typeof="Course">
<!-- A college course offered at several locations -->
<!-- based on http://www.fife.ac.uk/student/courses/course/HCACC -->
  <h1>Course Details</h1>
  <h2>HNC Accounting</h2>
    <p>This course is designed for those wishing to take up
       a career in Accounting and Financial Administration within a range of
       organisations....</p>
  <h2>This course is currently offered on the date(s) and venue(s) listed below.</h2>
    <table >
      <tbody>
        <tr >
          <th scope="col" >Method of Study</th>
          <th scope="col" >Starts</th>
          <th scope="col" >Ends</th>
          <th scope="col" >Based at</th>
        </tr>
        <tr>
          <td>Full-time</td>
          <td>29 Aug 2016</td>
          <td>23 Jun 2017</td>
          <td>St Brycedale Campus Kirkcaldy</td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
          <td>Full-time</td>
          <td>29 Aug 2016</td>
          <td>23 Jun 2017</td>
          <td>Halbeath Campus Dunfermline</td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
          <td>Evenings only and weekends</td>
          <td>31 Aug 2016</td>
          <td>21 Jun 2017</td>
          <td>St Brycedale Campus Kirkcaldy</td>
        </tr>
      </tbody>
    </table>
</body>
No Microdata
<body vocab="http://schema.org/" typeof="Course">
<!-- A college course offered at several locations -->
<!-- based on http://www.fife.ac.uk/student/courses/course/HCACC -->
  <h1>Course Details</h1>
  <h2 property="name">HNC Accounting</h2>
    <p property="description">This course is designed for those wishing to take up
       a career in Accounting and Financial Administration within a range of
       organisations....</p>
  <h2>This course is currently offered on the date(s) and venue(s) listed below.</h2>
    <table >
      <tbody>
        <tr >
          <th scope="col" >Method of Study</th>
          <th scope="col" >Starts</th>
          <th scope="col" >Ends</th>
          <th scope="col" >Based at</th>
        </tr>
        <tr rel="hasCourseInstance" typeof="CourseInstance">
          <td property="courseMode">full-time</td>
          <td property="startDate">29 Aug 2016</td>
          <td property="endDate">23 Jun 2017</td>
          <td property="location">St Brycedale Campus Kirkcaldy</td>
        </tr>
        <tr rel="hasCourseInstance" typeof="CourseInstance">
          <td property="courseMode">full-time</td>
          <td property="startDate">29 Aug 2016</td>
          <td property="endDate">23 Jun 2017</td>
          <td  property="location">Halbeath Campus Dunfermline</td>
        </tr>
        <tr rel="hasCourseInstance" typeof="CourseInstance">
          <td><meta property="courseMode" content="part-time">
              Evenings only and weekends</td>
          <td property="startDate">31 Aug 2016</td>
          <td property="endDate">21 Jun 2017</td>
          <td  property="location">St Brycedale Campus Kirkcaldy</td>
        </tr>
      </tbody>
    </table>
</body>
<script type="application/ld+json">
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  "@context": "http://schema.org/",
  "@id": "./",
  "@type": "Course",
  "name": "HNC Accounting",
  "description": "This course is designed for those wishing to take up \r\n       a career in Accounting and Financial Administration within a range of \r\n       organisations....",
  "hasCourseInstance": [
    {
      "@type": "CourseInstance",
      "courseMode": "part-time",
      "endDate": "21 Jun 2017",
      "location": "St Brycedale Campus Kirkcaldy",
      "startDate": "31 Aug 2016"
    },
    {
      "@type": "CourseInstance",
      "courseMode": "full-time",
      "endDate": "23 Jun 2017",
      "location": "Halbeath Campus Dunfermline",
      "startDate": "29 Aug 2016"
    },
    {
      "courseMode": "full-time",
      "endDate": "23 Jun 2017",
      "location": "St Brycedale Campus Kirkcaldy",
      "startDate": "29 Aug 2016"
    }
  ]
}
</script>
Example 3
<body>
<!--A self-paced distance learning course (no events)-->
<!--Based on http://www.train4publishing.co.uk/courses/distance-learning/basic-proofreading -->
<div>
  <h1>Basic Proofreading</h1>
  <p>The distance learning training course that takes you
        from complete beginner to PQB qualified proofreader in one step.</p>
  <div>
    Online, cost: £395
  </div>
  <div>
    Posted, cost:£440
  </div>
</div>
</body>
No Microdata
<body vocab="http://schema.org/">
<!--A self-paced distance learning course (no events)-->
<!--Based on http://www.train4publishing.co.uk/courses/distance-learning/basic-proofreading -->
<div typeof="Course">
  <h1 property="name">Basic Proofreading</h1>
  <p property="description">The distance learning training course that takes you
        from complete beginner to PQB qualified proofreader in one step.</p>
  <div rel="hasCourseInstance" typeof="CourseInstance">
    <meta property="courseMode" content="distance learning" />
    <span property="courseMode">Online</span>,
    <div rel="offers" typeof="Offer">
      cost:<meta property="priceCurrency" content="GBP" />
           £<span property="price">395</span>
    </div>
  </div>
  <div rel="hasCourseInstance" typeof="CourseInstance">
    <meta property="courseMode" content="distance learning" />
    <span property="courseMode">Posted</span>,
    <div rel="offers" typeof="Offer">
      cost:<meta property="priceCurrency" content="GBP" />
           £<span property="price">440</span>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>
</body>
<script type="application/ld+json">
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  "@type": "Course",
  "name": "Basic Proofreading",
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  "hasCourseInstance": [
    {
      "@type": "CourseInstance",
      "courseMode": [
        "distance learning",
        "Online"
      ],
      "offers": {
        "@type": "Offer",
        "price": "395",
        "priceCurrency": "GBP"
      }
    },
    {
      "@type": "CourseInstance",
      "courseMode": [
        "Posted",
        "distance learning"
      ],
      "offers": {
        "@type": "Offer",
        "price": "440",
        "priceCurrency": "GBP"
      }
    }
  ]
}
</script>

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