Blog: Coastline Online Programs Commitment to Flexible Learning

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As you know, online and distance learning has developed over the years and become a growing percentage of college education courses offered by educational institutions nationwide. An increasing number of traditional and post-traditional students are taking online courses or programs for greater flexibility in balancing their work, family, and life situations. Since the majority of students attending community colleges need to work while pursuing their studies, community colleges that offer more flexible course schedules in hybrid, and site-based formats are better able to accommodate these students’ needs. Coastline is proud to be an example of such an institution offering about 83% of our programs through various distance learning modalities as well as offering site-based programs. Continue reading “Blog: Coastline Online Programs Commitment to Flexible Learning”

Blog: How I used my work-study opportunity to acquire skills for the future

This is a guest post by Phung Tran, Coastline Student and Marketing Intern.

Many students are unaware of the variety of work-study opportunities that are available at Coastline. My first internship at Coastline began with the Intercultural Resource Center (IRC). I was first introduced to the IRC through a mentor assigned to me. They contacted and personally invited me to join the program. I loved the program so much that I continued for the second semester.

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Blog: Coastline’s TEACh3 Program Preparing the Teachers of Tomorrow Today!

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Have you considered a career in teaching?  Now is the time to act! California is in the midst of a teacher shortage, as K-12 districts are looking to replace baby-boomers who are retiring in great numbers.

Coastline College offers an online teacher preparation pathway called TEACh3. Coursework is completed online, combined with fieldwork at a local school near you. TEACh3 offers various pathways that are designed to help students regardless of their specific goals or circumstances.  The pathway you choose can expedite your progress toward a credential or a paraprofessional position as an aide.

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