LAVC Online Education


Los Angeles Valley College, 5800 Fulton Ave, Valley Glen, CA 91401  (818) 947-2600

Are you ready for online courses? If you can honestly answer “Yes” to all of these questions, then online learning may be for you:

  • Are you self-motivated?
  • Do you meet due dates without needing prodding?
  • Do you enjoy communicating by writing?
  • Can you wait a day or more to have your questions answered?
  • Are you comfortable working at a computer?

Good computer skills are crucial for online learning. To do well in an online course, you should be familiar with the following:

  • How to use a standard browser like Exlorer, Netscape, Firefox, Mozilla, Safari, etc.
  • How to use a word processor like Microsoft Word.
  • How to handle email, including sending email attachments.
  • How to do basic file management.
  • How to download software.
  • How to find information on the Internet using a search engine like Google.
  • How to complete online forms.

Once you are certain that you are ready for online learning, follow these steps to enroll in any online course being offered.

For additional assistance, contact Mark Lampert by email at