The advent of the Internet has brought about change in many facets of daily life. With ever-increasing connectivity, and the constant development of new technologies to support teaching and learning, the virtual classroom is rapidly emerging as a bona fide learning environment that affords access to quality education for students with complex schedules and travel constraints.
Cañada College Distance Education (DE) offers a growing number of courses designed to meet the educational needs of today’s students. Our online, hybrid, and web-supported courses offer an excellent opportunity for you to pursue your academic goals at times and locations convenient to you.
Some of the benefits of Distance Learning courses at Cañada:
- Convenience and flexibility. Your classroom is accessible nearly 24 hours a day and you can complete your coursework from anywhere you have access to the Internet.
- Increased interaction. An online class environment supports increased interaction between classmates. Online spaces such as a discussion forum, synchronous chat, email, etc., help foster more student interaction and collaboration than would be difficult to coordinate in a classroom.
- Increased computer literacy and skills.Learning how to navigate through information via the Internet can help in your personal and professional life. Achieving a level of competency with your computer skills will only increase your abilities in the workplace as well.
- Constructive learning experience. Through integration of web tools such as WebSMART, Google mail, and WebAccess (Moodle) with and support services such as e-counseling, virtual tutoring, and virtual office hours, provide a high quality learning experience from registration to graduation!