Prospective students

Distance education provides additional flexible and convenient opportunity for students. Below are the various types of class types available across SDCCD. Live outside CA? See if you can take online classes from SDCCD.

Class Search options

SDCCD's class search provides the ability to filter results based on class type as well as zero textbook cost courses under the more options filter.

  Fully Online Online Live Partially Online HyFlex
How will my class be conducted? All class work is conducted online through Canvas without a requirement for real-time/live meetings.  You will meet with your instructor online during scheduled class times via Zoom and Canvas.  Some required class time (meetings and test) will be conducted on-campus. The remainder of the class will be online.  Students can join the scheduled class session online live or on campus based on student preference. The rest of the classwork is conducted online. (HyFlex is a blend of hybrid and flexible instruction) 
What tools will be used while taking Fully Online, Online Live, Partially Online and HyFlex class?  Classroom technology may include using Canvas, an online classroom system with discussions, assignments, and grades to online meetings using Zoom and Office 365 suite (e.g., Word and PowerPoint). Please check out the Technical Requirements webpage and your instructor's syllabus for information specific to your course. 
Classes that use Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC) textbooks are listed in the class schedule.
To enroll in a class without any textbook fees, open the schedule of classes and filter class results with more options. Then, check the box, “Zero Textbook Cost". The class results will automatically populate to show only ZTC classes. Your instructor will direct you on how to access your free textbook.
What can I expect from my instructor?

Your instructor will initiate regular and substantive contact with you throughout the course through Canvas messages, assignments, discussions, regular office hours, Zoom, etc.  


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