What types of distance learning courses are offered?

  • Online classes (N) use materials on the Moodle website and email for communication. Email and Internet experience is assumed.
  • Telecourses (T) use DVDs/videos available in the library. Students must attend some on-campus meetings.
  • Teleweb courses (W) add Internet activities to the video programming of telecourses. Students need access to the Internet and experience with email and the Internet.
  • Hybrid courses (H) use online study in addition to on-campus study (blended). Students need access to the Internet and experience with email and the Internet.

What is in the critical information letter?
This letter varies from course to course. Some of the information provided includes how to contact the instructor, orientation requirements and required materials.

What is CougarMail?
Students receive critical information from St. Charles Community College. See CougarMail to learn how to activate your account and receive your CougarMail.

How much can I expect to pay for distance learning courses?
See Tuition & Fees.

Where can I get technical assistance?
SCC Help Desk.

How soon can I access my Moodle account?
Moodle courses will be available to students by the start of the semester.

How do I know distance learning courses are right for me?
Take our Distance Learning Quiz.

Where can I find a list of all the distance learning courses offered?
See Distance Learning course schedules (in menu at left).

How can I find library material to assist me with my distance courses?
Visit SCC Library.

Will distance learning credits transfer?
Visit Transferring to a Four-Year School

Are distance learning videos closed-captioned?

  • Dallas Telelearning
    Video DVD sets from Dallas Telelearning include closed-captioning, but DVDs need to be played on a computer that has a DVD player.
  • Intelecom
    Once you are playing a clip in the video player, you will see a button labeled CC. Click the CC button to turn closed captions on or off.

Note: If accessibility needs exist and you are not able to identify closed-captioning for your course video, contact Keith Kolander in the Accessibility Services Office at 636-922-8492.