FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How do I know if Distance Learning is right for me?

Take the Distance Learning quiz to find out if Distance Learning is right for you?

Where do I go for more information on the EWC Distance Learning programs?

For more information about distance learning at EWC, please contact The Office of Distance Learning at 904-470-8119.

What are the costs of Distance Learning courses?

Distance Learning tuition fees are the same as those for on-campus courses.

How can I register for Distance Learning Courses?

Registration procedures for Distance Learning courses are the same as procedures for on-campus courses. For more information, email the Admissions Office or call 904-470-8048.

When does class start?

An online course starts the same date as other EWC scheduled courses.

It is the student’s responsibility to initiate participation in each online class by contacting the professor. The student should complete the Online DL-Orientation (Is Online Learning Right for Me?), then access their EWC portal, and finally log in to Moodle to go to their course site.

What kind of computer equipment do I need?

In order to participate in a fully online or hybrid (blended) course at EWC students must have reliable access to a computer with Internet access (even though you can access the Internet with a dial-up modem is not recommended).

Will I need to come to the EWC campus?

No. All course contents will be available online including examinations although certain restrictions may apply. See your syllabus for more details

How do I communicate with my instructor?

There are many methods of communication available, depending on the course you are taking. Most instructors encourage communication via Discussion Boards, virtual office hours through virtual chat, e-mail and phone.

What if I don’t have Internet at home?

Online students must be proficient users of the World Wide Web and e-mail and must provide their own reliable, regular access to the Internet ( they may use EWC Library Technology Learning Center if they live near the campus)).

I can’t log into Moodle. What do I do?

First, contact your instructor and make sure that you are enrolled in the course. You may also contact the Distance Learning office by calling (904) 470-8224 or email EWC’s Moodle Administrator, Mr. Kevin Austin, at [email protected].