Distance learning is a convenient alternative to regular courses, providing equivalent substance and quality without the traditional constraints of time and place.
Virginia Western offers 500 classes on line and the ability to earn three degrees ( General Studies, Social Sciences, and Veterinary Technology [offered through Blue Ridge Community College]) from the comforts of home. Math and lab science requirements may be met by completing hybrid or blended courses offered in Weekend College. Many other degrees and certificates have a majority of the courses of the degree offered online or hybrid.
The mission of the Department of Distance Learning and Instructional Technology (DL&IT) at Virginia Western Community College is to provide effective and appropriate faculty and student support for the design, development, implementation, management, and evaluation of instructional technologies and electronic learning methodologies that improve outcomes in the technology-enhanced traditional and non-traditional learning environment.
The department strives to:
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