The Distance Learning Office provides instructional support for students, faculty, and staff participating in e-learning environments.
Online Learning at HCC
Information on how to resolve questions about a particular online course is available in the course’s syllabus.
Information on HCC’s fully online programs is available through the program contact.
Information on which courses are provided online each semester is available under Students > Course Schedules.
Log In to Moodle
Moodle is HCC’s online learning management system. It can be accessed by selecting the image below and through links provided in other HCC portals.
When to Access Courses
New student accounts are generated within 24-48 hours after registering for classes.
Several student resource “courses” will be available upon login.
All courses will be visible at 8:00 AM on the course’s start date. Course start dates vary, so be sure to check course schedules in WebAdvisor.
Resources for Online Learners
Watch brief how-to videos: Using Moodle: Video Tutorials
View Online Course Expectations prior to registering for online courses.
Meet technical requirements (computer specifications) prior to taking online courses: Recommended Hardware and Software
Be advised: Online learning requires technology proficency and time management skills beyond that of a seated class.
Courses in Moodle look like this:
Hours and Contact Information
Distance Learning Staff is available in person and by phone 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM on Monday -Friday. The HelpDesk’s email is firstname.lastname@example.org and is checked and returned weekend afternoons. (note: The office is closed Fall Break, Spring Break and all-campus holidays.)
For assistance with Moodle and online class-related needs, contact Distance Learning at (828) 627-4619 or email: email@example.com.
To register for classes, contact your advisor or the department assistant for your program of study.
To apply to HCC, you may apply online or contact Student Services at (828) 627-4500.
For issues with HCC's WebAdvisor, Email login, or Office 365, contact the IT Help Desk at (828) 565-4009.
If you are unsure if online learning is a good fit for your educational plan and technical skill level, please view "Are Online Courses Right for Me?" .
Cheryl FulghumDistance Learning, CoordinatorEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone number: 565-4280Office/building: 209, Freedlander Learning Center
Ken HippsInstructional Technology SpecialistEmail: email@example.comPhone number: 565-4082Office/building: 242, Freedlander Learning Center
Marc LehmannInstructional Technology SpecialistEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone number: 565-4025Office/building: 210, Freedlander Learning Center