Welcome to Distance Education!
Where Do I Start?
The mission of RCCD Distance Education (formerly Open Campus)
is to extend access to learning through distance education.
Objectives: To facilitate learning at a distance, Distance Education
Educational technology to the colleges, faculty, and students to support the delivery of online-based courses and services
- Professional development and training for faculty
- Expertise and experience
- Canvas management, production and problem solving.
What Are Online Based or Distance Education classes?
Online-based courses, also called Distance Education classes, may take two different forms:
Online classes are taken exclusively over the Internet.
Please note that, while some online courses provide all instructional
content over the Internet, others may require some on-campus meetings.
Please see the course schedule or WebAdvisor for more information.
Hybrid classes meet both on campus and online. Think of them
as a combination or blending of online classes and face-to-face
In a hybrid class,
you will attend meetings on campus during the dates and
listed in the schedule of classes. Since the on-campus
portion of hybrid classes could take place at any of our three colleges
(Riverside City, Norco or Moreno Valley), hybrid classes are listed in
the schedule by the college where the on-campus meetings will take
Are there Face-to-Face classes that use the Internet?
Web-Enhanced classes are traditional face-to-face classes that
are supplemented with course websites and the use of Internet resources.
Unlike hybrid or fully-online classes, all web-enhanced class meetings
take place on campus.