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 the opportunity to earn college
credits via the internet. Some distance learning classes require no on-site activities
while others require limited on-site attendance, typically orientation, midterms and
finals. Go to the class search and click the CRN number for more information.
Online courses are presented online in learning management systems that allow instructors
to provide an equivalent learning experience as in traditional face-to-face courses.
These systems allow instructors to provide discussions, tests, quizzes, assignments
as in traditional courses. It also provides instructors the use technology to provide
multiple learning styles for students. Some online courses use video, audio, multimedia
software interactive presentations, and more. Allan Hancock uses a learning management
system called Blackboard.
For more information on distance learning at Allan Hancock College, click on the
Student 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.
The Distance Learning Department at Allan Hancock College provides a variety of services
to support students and faculty using Blackboard and related eLearning technologies
in the online classroom.
We are dedicated to assisting students and faculty with all aspects of distance learning
support and providing services that promote student and faculty success in technology
and the online learning environment.
The Distance Learning Department supports hundreds of face-to-face courses using
distance learning technology, online, and hybrid, credit courses with many Associate
degrees and certificates that can be completed through distance learning. You can
earn your GE completely online. Take a class or earn your entire degree or certificate
online via the internet.
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