Distance Education

Students share different needs, and California’s community colleges are committed to providing students with educational opportunities that meet those needs. Distance education promotes student access and success through technology in instruction. Among the distance education efforts are:

The California Community Colleges is at the forefront of online education in the state, and the California Virtual Campus – Online Education Initiative is aimed at further expanding access to high-quality online courses in California through a collaborative effort involving dozens of community colleges. Sponsored by the Foothill-DeAnza Community College District, the California Virtual Campus – Online Education Initiative is a comprehensive program incorporating effective practices and technology to significantly increase the number of college degrees earned in California.