Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

The mission of distance learning is to broaden access to quality courses, certificates and/or degrees in order to serve the community and to advance and support PCC’s vision, mission and values.

The values held in high esteem that must all be weighed and balanced in the development of distance learning standards and practices are:

  • Student Success
  • Excellent Quality in Education
  • Creativity and Individuality
  • Fiscal Responsibility
  • Equity and Fairness
  • Professionalism, Expertise, and Leadership
  • Collective Responsibility

The goals of distance learning are to:

  • Promote student success
  • Broaden access to student resources and services
  • Maintain viable courses, certificates and degrees
  • Develop a culture of collective responsibility for distance learning
  • Provide excellent quality in education
  • Broaden access to quality courses, certificates and/or degrees