Online Continuing Education Courses

Several courses throughout Continuing Education are offered online using CANVAS. These have the designation of WW  or WEB.   
Additionally, Collin College offers hundreds of non-credit online career and professional development courses through our partnership with ed2go

Professional Skills and Personal Enrichment Courses

Collin College, in partnership with ed2go, offers affordable and convenient short courses online designed to help you build personal and professional skills. Please visit our website to view all and register.

Course Benefits

  • Choice of Instructor-led or Self-Paced courses
  • Instructor-led courses start monthly with Expert Instructors and Interactive discussion and convenient 6-week format
  • Self-Paced courses allow you to start anytime and work at your pace with up to 3 months of access
  • Award of Certificate of Completion with a passing score

Online learning requires personal discipline. Because there is not face-to-face time with your instructor, you will be the only one responsible for making sure you learn the material and complete the assignments.
NOTE: If you register for class on the first day of the class, it will take 24 hours before the class shows up in your CANVAS portal.

Advantages to Online Learning

  • You set your schedule: while there are assignments and due dates, most have a window of several days for completion
  • Learn the way you need to: online classes provide multiple opportunities for exposure to the information in a variety of methods, not just lecture time in a classroom
  • Save on fuel: online classes eliminate the need to drive to campus
  • Personalized interaction with the instructor: all instructors for online courses are Collin College instructors, and you will be able to interact with them directly as they guide you through the material in the same way they would for an on-campus course

What do I do?

After you have registered for an online course, please visit the course webpage to find your textbook information.  Most classes require a textbook and most also require an access code. Try to purchase both prior to the first day of class.  Books and access codes can be purchased in the Courtyard Center Bookstore, from an online vendor like Amazon, or directly from the publisher.  

On the first day of class (sometimes in the evening), you will receive an email from your instructor.  That message will go to your Collin email account as well as the personal email address you provided to the college when you registered.  The message will contain login information, book information, and a syllabus

To log in to CANVAS:

1.    Login to CougarWeb. (If you have never logged on to CougarWeb before, your username will be the beginning part of your email account, usually the first letter of your first name, followed by your last name, and then possibly a number. Your password will be the last 6 digits of your CWID. If you do not know your CWID or user name, please email from the email account you used when you registered, and provide your date of birth. They can send you the CWID and user name.) 

2.    Click on My Courses, then find the CANVAS icon 

3.    Your class will appear in CANVAS on the first day of class

If you receive a login error, please try a different browser, delete your cookies, and try again.  If you continue to receive a login error, please contact the helpdesk at 972.881.5870.

For tutorials, resources, and general assistance with Canvas, please visit the eCollin Learning Centers (eLC)

Ed2go online courses are project-oriented and include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas and supplementary links in a six-week format. 

View and Register for all Ed2go courses here


Career Training and Certificates

Collin College, in partnership with the ed2go Career Training Center, offers comprehensive, self paced online Career Training programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional-level positions for many in-demand occupations.  Instructors are actively involved in the student's online learning experience, responding to any questions or concerns and encouraging and motivating students to succeed. Each course comes with a dedicated student advisor to support you throughout your learning journey. 

Course Benefits

  • Self paced, start anytime format
  • Many programs can be completed in less than 6 months
  • Learn in-demand job skills and prepare for Industry certifications
  • All learning materials provided
  • Certificate of completion awarded with passing score
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