- How will a video-based course appear on an official transcript?
- What if I have questions about the course material?
- How can I see the lessons on television?
- May I tape the lessons and watch them later?
- May I watch video-based courses anywhere else?
- May I rent the tapes and watch them at home?
- Where do I buy my books?
- Where can I take my video-based course tests?
- How many tests will I have to take?
- May I access the Oxnard College broadcast schedule on the Internet?
- How do I register for a video-based course?
- May I take a video-based telecourse if I am receiving veteran's benefits
- How do I get information about my course after office hours?
- Where do I get information about telecourse playback?
- What if Oxnard College does not have my correct mailing address?
- Are there any services provided for disabled students?
- What if I live outside of the Oxnard/Port Hueneme area and want to take a telecourse?
- What if I have a question that isn't answered here?
It will appear as a regular credit course.
An instructor certified in the course subject matter is assigned to each course and is available to answer your questions via phone or meet with you on campus.
You can watch them on Oxnard College Television, (OCTV) which airs in the Oxnard and Port Hueneme area on channel 15 on the Adelphia Cable system. The college channel is not aired outside that area at this time. Contact your cable provider to request OCTV on your system. Telecourses on OCTV are aired with at least one repeat each week. Some telecourse programs are also aired on KCET each semester, although their air dates may not correspond exactly with your instructor's syllabus. Intelecom lists schedules for other broadcasters at http://intelecom.org/memberservices/new/broadcast_schedules.asp?page=schedules.
Yes, but check your tape the same day in case you need to record the lesson again. Sometimes there is a technical problem with the broadcast airing, and the video-based lesson may not have aired properly. Therefore your VCR may not have actually recorded the course.
Yes. The Oxnard College Learning Center has the tapes available, but they must be viewed there. The library also has some tapes available for overnight check out at the circulation desk. Call ahead of time to assure availability at 986-5818.
Many Telecourses can be purchased from www.intelecom.org. If your telecourse is not available through Intelecom, it may be rented from RMI for an additional fee. For detailed information call RMI at 1.800.745.5480. You can also contact RMI on the web at http://www.rmimedia.com/tcrp/tcrp.shtml
Required textbooks and study guides are available at the campus bookstore.
Students take their exams with their instructor.
The number of exams may vary depending on the course. Please note: Some courses do not have tests, but instead work is graded based on written papers and projects. Check your course outline.
Yes, it is located at the OCTV Program Guide page
The registration process is the same as those for campus-based and online courses. There is no additional fee for video-based courses.
According to VA regulations, video-based telecourses may be taken as part of the course load for which students are receiving VA benefits. Veterans should refer to the Student Services section, Veteran Affairs, in the catalog for information.
Information about updates are available by calling the Oxnard College Television at 805.986.5817. Announcements may also be viewed on the Adelphia Channel 15.
The TV department office is located in the Learning Resources Center Building on the campus of Oxnard College at 4000 S. Rose Avenue. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., You can reach the office by phone at: 805.986-5817.
A lot of college-related information is sent via U.S. mail. Therefore, it is very important that Oxnard College has your correct mailing address. If your mailing address has changed, you can change it yourself in the WebSTAR system, or contact any campus enrollment services office to provide updated information.
Yes. The campus has an Educational Access Center. All of the video-based courses are closed-captioned for the deaf and hearing impaired.
You may still enroll in a video-based course! You may purchase the videos from the OC Bookstore, or online from www.intelecom.org. You can view material on campus in the Learning Center, check out tapes overnight from the OC Library, or you may be able to view programming on KCET.
Simply call the TV department office at 805-986-5817 or email the Station Manager, Kitty Merrill, at firstname.lastname@example.org