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Website Banner. Online. Anytime. Anywhere. Blended or Fully Online. The Office of E-Learning, Innovation, and Teaching Excellence (E L I T E) provides comprehensive services that empower students with skills that are essential to success in distance education or technology-enhanced courses

View online/blended and Z-course offerings for Summer I/II 2018 - CLICK HERE TO VIEW COURSE LISTINGS

Why take online classes at Montgomery College?

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Tuition for distance education courses is exactly like any of the regular courses you would pay for. This includes any necessary fees that are and might be applied during and after registration. [ CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ]

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Blackboard is the course management system from which most online and blended courses are taught at Montgomery College. Blackboard is where you will find the syllabus, course materials, assignments, assessments and discussion board for your online course.

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Montgomery College now offers fully online degrees for General Studies, Business, and Information Systems.The online programs follow the same curriculum as the traditional degree programs. [ CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ]

MC Open: Z-Degree and Z-Courses

Z-Degree is a degree program that uses only Open Educational Resources (OER), which means there are no textbook-cost associated with earning the degree. OER are teaching and learning materials freely available online for everyone to use, whether you are an instructor, student, or self-learner. Z-courses are sections of a course which have no required textbook purchase because the instructor is making use of Open Educational Resources (OER) or other materials which have no cost to students. [ CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ]

Prepare Yourself for Online Learning



The Distance Education online orientation through the Blackboard course management system is designed to help students new to online learning better prepare themselves for success at Montgomery College. [ CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ]



Take the Online Learning Pre-Assessment to find out whether or not you are ready to take an online class. This online learning pre-assessment allows you to determine your level of readiness for taking online courses. [ CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ]

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The MC Open initiative focuses on faculty redesigning courses using Open Educational Resources (OER) to leverage pedagogy that fosters student success while reducing costs and increasing access to course materials. [ CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ]

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