Distance Learning for Inmates: Montcalm Community College

Montcalm Community College is located in Sidney, Michigan.  The college offers correspondence courses designed specifically for prisoners.  The following information is from MCC’s website:  Image courtesy www.jenzabar.com

Montcalm Community College’s distance learning courses are developed by faculty using the content of their classroom courses. A guide will help students understand the course material. It also contains assignments that students must complete and submit to the instructor for evaluation and feedback. Assignments are submitted by postal mail.

Students may enroll at any time. Each course is offered on a monthly basis. New classes begin the second Monday of each month. Each correspondence course is approximately four months in duration, which can be extended as necessary.

Distance learning courses provide a highly structured method of independent study involving a tutorial relationship with a faculty member who guides student learning and monitors each student’s progress.

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