The Developmental Education (Basic Skills) Department at Danville Area Community College offers online courses in basic math, reading and study strategies, and English grammar and composition. The math courses offer students the unique opportunity to improve, recall, or learn their basic math skills. This self-paced, independent study format provides students with the opportunity to complete the coursework when it's convenient for the student. Available 24 hours a day, these courses also offer online office hours in real time with the instructor. There are also links to online tutorials, quiz generators, and various other help resources. The reading and study skills course works on vocabulary development, reading strategies, and study skills development. The course utilizes various online resources including email and frequent contact with the instructor. The English grammar and composition courses focus on the basic mechanics of the English language as well as how to formulate ideas into complete sentences, paragraphs, and essays. Each of these courses is user-friendly as well as well-designed and maintained.
For questions about the Developmental Education courses offered at DACC, please contact Lead Instructor Phillip Langley at 217-554-1665 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Essential links for online students:
The following courses are 4 credit hours:
The preceding courses have been broken down into 1 credit hour modules. This allows students to customize their learning needs. Each module focuses on a specific topic.