Distance Learning

Why Online?

  • Take college courses in the comfort of your own home.
  • Accessible anytime at your convenience.
  • Advance your opportunities and further your career with an online education.

Each of the Associate Degree programs available at Taylor College provide some of their courses in a hybrid learning style using both online and on-campus instruction. Many of the general education courses required are administered online in combination with the program’s core courses, which are instructed on campus. The material taught and the examinations administered are equally as difficult as the traditional classroom instruction. These online courses are taught in the same manner, including assignments and testing, due during certain time frames. Online courses are only available to students currently enrolled in a program at Taylor College.

What is online learning?

Online learning is the delivering of systematic education through specific software enabling the student and teacher to interact using an Internet connection.

What is a hybrid style of learning?

Programs are offered with both online and face-to-face meetings.

How do I register for an online course?

The General Education courses required for our Associate Degree programs are offered using online instruction. Access codes will be distributed during the first day of lecture, and students are then directed to the Student Portal on the website to log in.

Do online courses require textbooks? Where can I purchase them?

Taylor College’s online courses require on line access that normally provides an e-book.  Students can obtain the text title and ISBN to purchase a text book, if they desire. Their direct link can be found on the website.

How do I know what textbook to order?

The textbook list is provided to all students at least 4 weeks before classes begin.

Who are the online faculty?

Taylor College’s online courses are taught by specified instructors with outstanding distance learning understanding.

How much time needs to be devoted to my online course?

Each person has their individual learning style and needs to plan accordingly. However, it is recommended that each course generally demands three hours daily of off-line preparation. Please keep in mind that each course has specific requirements and deadlines that must be adhered to.

How do I communicate with my Instructor?

Instructors may be reached by phone or email to answer any questions and/or concerns.

How do I communicate with my classmates?

Each online course has a virtual classroom and/or discussion board available along with our social networking tools including Facebook & Twitter.

What if I have a problem with my online course?

Online technical support is just a click away. With our direct email, our tech support has a 24-hour response time. *Please remember to email your instructor directly if you have a problem that is not technically related; assignments, testing.

The following software may be required for using the Distance Learning Site. Please download from the provided links:

Connect System Requirements:

Connect System Requirements