Mission of Distance Education

In keeping with the University’s Values including but not limited to, access and quality, the Center for Instructional Innovation and Technology Services supports student learning through eCourses (Moodle) for online, hybrid and web-assist course delivery. We support NorthSTAR and TTVN Telecommunications Networks for video course content delivery with 20 sites on the main campus plus 15 at the Northwest Center and the College of Nursing in the Texas Medical Center in Houston Texas. Instructional Innovation and Technology Services also administers the University e-portfolio and plagiarism detection services. The Center for Instructional Innovation and Technology Services’ role in technology use is discussed fully in SACSCOC Federal Requirement Narratives 4.8.

Goals of Distance Education

  • To promote the state’s goal of increasing the number of high school graduates in Texas who earn college degrees.
  • To offer to distant site students courses and degree programs through varied formats at a quality level comparable to that of offerings on the main campus at Prairie View A&M University.
  • To meet training needs of target populations including, but not limited to, practitioners; active duty military personnel; business professionals; pre-baccalaureate and graduate students; and persons in foreign-based colleges and universities with limited college curricula.


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Distance Learning (DL) Courses

To View DL courses (Online, Hybrid or 2-Way Video) offered this semester, go to the PVAMU Current Students page and the click the “Available Courses” link and then select the current semester. From there, you can search for DL courses by your choice of subject, type,
instructor, and/or other criteria.


The Center for Instructional Innovation and Technology Services (Ci2TS) provides various services for faculty, staff, and students. Our services include media services like poster printing, iTunes U and video production services as well as course-related services like Respondus, SoftChalk, and ParScore. Click the links below for an overview of each service.

video recording
large format printing
par score scantron
respond us lock down browser


Accessibility, as it relates to web content, is defined as web design criteria which support access that is not dependent on a single sense or ability, such as vision or hearing. This includes course content in online and hybrid courses. as well Distance Learning considerations. There are also links to pages that offer accessibility checks for existing web pages.

student resources
faculty and staff resources
assistive technologies