What’s an “online, self-paced tutorial”?

Beginning August 2017, the Technology Training Center is offering MS Office Basics (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) as an “online, self-paced tutorial.” What does that mean?

This tutorial is 100% online, through Blackboard. Enrollees will watch a series of online tutorial videos and the complete a series of quizzes to demonstrate comprehension. Upon completion with a score of 80% or higher, enrollees will receive a digital badge that they can display on their email tagline, in LinkedIn, on their resume, or other social media.

Enrollees can complete the tutorial anytime, 24/7, at their own pace.