2015 - 2016 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Distance Learning

Imagine taking classes from the convenience of your home, office or wherever your laptop can take you. That's what the Dallas Colleges Online and distance learning is all about. Dallas Colleges Online has been serving the colleges of the DCCCD for over 25 years. In 1991, the LeCroy Center for Educational Telecommunications (LCET) was established to house the rapidly growing and expanding distance learning course development programs for the colleges. Today the colleges of DCCCD have over 15,000 distance learning enrollments every year.

All seven colleges of the DCCCD are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Dallas Colleges Online serves as a one-stop shop for all online classes offered by the colleges of the DCCCD. The program draws its strength from its faculty and the integrity of the course content, from technical to baccalaureate-transfer classes, offered by the colleges. Faculty ensures the continued success of distance learning courses by facilitating vigorous student interaction via multiple technologies.

In addition to Dallas Colleges Online, the LeCroy Center operates:

  • Dallas Learning Solutions, one of the nation's premier producers of educational telecommunications and distance learning products;
  • STARLINK, a Texas-statewide videoconference network that produces and distributes staff development programming primarily for 90-two year colleges, technical institutions, state agencies and other public entities.
  • NUTN, The National University Technology Network is a networking and professional development organization for innovative leaders in the advancement of distance learning.
  • OCC, Online Community Colleges website promotes and markets online programs of participating community colleges to prospective distance learners through online and traditional marketing tools.

For more information, visit the Dallas Learning Solutions Web site at https://dls.dcccd.edu/ or visit the Dallas Colleges Online Web site at http://onlinee.dcccd.edu/.

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