Distance Education

Smarter Measure  Find out if online classes are right for you!

Blackboard Students


Blackboard Help Desk Email: ithelpdesk@angelina.edu

Angelina College operates teaching centers located in Hemphill (Sabine County), Livingston (Polk County), Sabine (Sabine County).

In addition, courses are offered via the Internet and through the Digital Higher Education Consortium of Texas, or DigiTex.  in joint cooperation with other Texas colleges. All general academic regulations in effect on the Lufkin campus are maintained at the teaching centers and in other methods of distance education delivery of courses.

Hybrid, Internet: What’s the Difference?


  • Synchronous and asynchronous components
  • 50% in regularly scheduled class meetings and 50% completed online outside of the classroom
  • The synchronous component requires attendance at scheduled face-to-face class meetings.
  • The asynchronous component requires students to complete online assignments outside of the classroom setting.
  • Section identification is Y (Y01)


  • Asynchronous
  • Limited, if any, scheduled class meetings.
  • Assignment deadlines apply.
  • Minimal opportunities for verbal interaction with the instructor
  • Communication primarily occurs online through messaging, email, discussion boards, assignment feedback, or phone.
  • Video and audio files may be included.
  • Section identification is I (I01)


Digital Higher Education Consortium of Texas, or DigiTex


The DigiTex website lists and explains the following values of Texas Community Colleges: Quality, Learner Success, Innovation, Organizational and Institutional Efficiency, Community and Collaboration, and Service.
As a community of collaboration and service to Texas students, DigiTex offers an opportunity for course sharing through Acadeum.
For students who may need a specific course to complete their program, they may contact a Success Coach in the Office of Academic Success.  
DigiTex course sharing procedures:
  • Go to the Acadeum website.
  • Create a student account using your AC student email address, which connects you to the DigiTex Consortium.
  • Search “Find Courses.”
  • Filter with “Consortial” button.
  • “Enroll” in the course that your Success Coach has recommended for you.  When you “Enroll,” you are starting the steps of the approval process.
  • The course will be added to your AC schedule when the process has been completed.
  • Once the course appears on your schedule, you must manage payment. 
  • The “Teaching Institution,” or the college offering the course, will have its syllabus with course access details as well as course content information.  If you have questions about the course, please email the course instructor, whose contact information is provided on the Acadeum site in the course information.
  • If you decide not to take the course after the enrollment process is complete, please email jwright@angelina.edu and oas@angelina.edu.  
  • If you choose to drop the course, you must also email both addresses listed above:  jwright@angelina.edu and oas@angelina.edu.  
  • Following the process correctly can help you have a successful experience.


Email Judith Wright with any DigiTex questions:  jwright@angelina.edu.