Distance Learning

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Welcome to Distance Learning!

The mission of Distance Learning at Allan Hancock College is to provide quality online instruction that offers our students convenient, flexible opportunities to enhance learning in multiple modalities and styles that aid our diverse student body in achieving their educational goals.

Distance learning classes at Allan Hancock College offer students the opportunity to enroll in courses and earn college credit.  Students can earn their GE completely online, take a class online that otherwise wouldn't fit their schedule, or earn their entire degree or certificate online.

Online courses are delivered online using Blackboard Learn the official LMS at AHC, which allows instructors to provide an equivalent learning experience as in traditional face-to-face courses.  This systems allows instructors to provide instructional content, discussions, tests, quizzes, assignments. It also provides instructors the technology to address multiple learning styles for students. Online courses use a variety of media such as video, audio, multimedia software interactive presentations, and much more.

The Distance Learning Department supports hundreds of courses using distance learning technology, from face-to-face to online.  Many credit courses fulfilling units for Associate degrees and certificates can be completed through distance learning.

For more information on distance learning at Allan Hancock College, click on the Student Resources link in the menu on the left. There you can learn more about distance learning and find out if distance learning courses are right for you. 

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Ivan Lucatero

Ivan Lucatero
Cal Poly SLO, Aerospace Engineering

I excelled in math and science in school, so engineering was the right fit and I just had to figure out how to get it done. Throughout high school, I took courses at Allan Hancock College (AHC), and graduated as my high school valedictorian. I then attended AHC in search of a smooth transition to a university. I was able to take my lower division engineering courses and form a great relationship with my professors. While at AHC, I received multiple scholarships form the Allan Hancock Foundation, Santa Barbara Foundation, and MESA-NSF Scholarship. I then attended California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, to pursue an aerospace engineering degree. After just one year at Cal Poly, I was accepted into one of the most prestigious internship programs that NASA offers, the Aeronautics Academy.
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Last Modified Jul 2, 2015