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A great online teacher is "a regular and dependable correspondent."
— Kent Farnsworth, A Fieldbook for Community College Online Instructors


Welcome Faculty

If you are interesting in teaching a distance education course online, have used instructional technology in your on-campus class, or just curious about what's new in distance education and distance learning, this site is for you.

Online education in community colleges has been rapidly growing and critically important to many segments of our student population. In this site, you will learn a little about what makes up online instruction, how to design an online course, the challenges of teaching online, and the resources you need to keep up-to-date with this dynamic method of teaching.


Francine Van Meter, Director, Teaching & Learning Center
Cabrillo College, 2007, 2010    Credits