Distance Education

Distance Education at Ventura College

Welcome to Distance Education at Ventura College.  Prospective Students (Future Students), Current Students, and Faculty are frequent visitors to our site so please navigate accordingly.  Current Students looking to take an orientation and/or learn more about online learning should visit the Distance Education Student Orientations @ VC page.  Faculty preparing courses for the Summer 2019 shorter terms please visit the Instructional Technology and Distance Education Training Schedule page for additional trainings or contact one of the Instructional Technologist Designers about Summer term best practices. If you are new to Ventura College please take a look at our Current Online and Hybrid Offerings:  Fall 2019

Prospective Students

Current Students


Examine Our Student Success
Getting Started
Step 1: Introduction to Online Learning
Step 2a: Getting Tech-Ready
Step 2b: Computer Readiness Test
Step 3: VC Registration
Step 4: View Online Course Schedule
Step 5: Enrollment Schedule
Step 6: Student DE Orientations
Prospective Student FAQ
Student Testimonials
Online Counseling

DE Student Orientations
Canvas Login
View Online Course Schedule
Online Education Initiative (OEI)
Student Tutorials
DE Student Handbooks
How To Access Your Learning Management System
Current Student FAQ
Learn about the OEI Course Exchange for Students
Online Counseling

Instructor Trainings
DE3 Office Hours
Other DE Professional Development
Survey of Fall 2016 Canvas Instructors
Canvas Resources for Instructors
Open Educational Resources for Instructors
DE Advisory
Online Education Initiative (OEI)
DE Faculty Handbooks
Faculty FAQs
Professional Development
DE Summit

Distance Education Student Help
Distance Education Faculty Help


DE Student Help Line


Instructional Technologist / Designers 

Ali Olson Pacheco

LRC RM 124
(Office Hours)

Matthew Moore

LRC RM 146
(Office Hours)

Sharon Oxford

LRC RM 147
(Office Hours)