Distance Education at Texarkana College offers students a convenient way to take classes. A wide variety of online courses are available. Our online courses are fully accredited and offer the same high quality of instruction and rigor as traditional classes. The registration process, course content, and course credit is the same as equivalent courses held on campus. Most of our online courses provide an orientation online, but a few do require the student to attend an on-campus orientation. You can find out what your specific instructor requires by clicking on the link below for specific course orientation information.
If you have any questions regarding distance education at Texarkana College, please contact Vernon Wilder at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 903.823.3252.
SACSCOC Standard 4.8 states: An institution that offers distance or correspondence education documents each of the following:
4.8.1 demonstrates that the student who registers in a distance or correspondence education course or program is the same student who participates in and completes the course or program and receives the credit by verifying the identity of a student who participates in class or coursework by using, at the option of the institution, methods such as (a) secure login and pass code, (b) proctored examinations, or (c) new or other technologies and practices that are effective in verifying student identification. Click this link to view procedures for student verification .
4.8.2 has a written procedure for protecting the privacy of students enrolled in distance and correspondence education courses or programs.Click this link to view privacy procedures.
4.8.3 has a written procedure distributed at the time of registration or enrollment that notifies students of any projected additional student charges associated with verification of student identity. There are no additional student charges associated with the verification of student identity.
The Electronic Campus is a free service to students and institutions that functions as an “electronic marketplace” of online courses and programs from colleges and universities located in the 16 states that belong to the Southern Regional Education Board. Click on the icon below for further information.