Click on the links below to explore information about Distance Education programs.
Beyond the Administrative Core: Creating Web-based Student Services for Online Learners - A project, funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education.
Portland Community College - Provides an orientation to online learning in which students can move through a series of topics including online learning, computer hardware and software, basic skills and course platform information. The orientation includes a number of assessments and tutorials.
Rio Hondo Community College - This site provides academic counseling information for students at Rio Hondo College.
University of Wisconsin System - This policy has been developed in response to the Principles for Pricing Distance Education Credit Courses, Degree and Certificate Programs (approved by Board of Regents in June 1999). One of those principles stated, “Academic and student support services for distance education courses should adhere to system-wide standards to assure high quality distance education programming.”
Utah Valley University - This site provides detailed information about Distance Education programs offered at the school, success rates and the support services offered to distance students (click on the Student Support link).