Open and Distance Learning Unit


Open and Distance Learning (ODL) provides stakeholders: students, businesses, working professionals, both national and international, with quality non-credited and credited courses and programs. These courses and programs are developed internally, and also in partnerships with other institutions and businesses.


Open and Distance Learning (ODL) will house the human and technical resources needed to ensure the efficient delivery of Open and Distance Learning programs including learner support and faculty development. ODL will have responsibility for ensuring that the University’s distance learning programs are produced to the highest quality.

ODL’s Website:

Courses Offered:


  1. Developmental Math
  2. Pre-College English I
  3. Pre-College English II
  4. Developmental Chemistry
  5. Developmental Biology
  6. Study Skills

Short Courses:

  1. Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in Collaboration BERT
  2. Exploring Microsoft Office for Primary Level Educators
  3. Exploring Microsoft Office for Secondary Level Educators
  4. Essentials of Grammar for Professionals
  5. Fundamentals of Writing for Social Workers
  6. Introduction to SCRATCH Programming

ODL’s Staff:

Name: Dr. Freida C. Palma
Job Title: Director
Office: Open and Distance Learning (ODL)
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 822-1000 Ext. 147
Name: Dr. Beverly Faber
Job Title: Instructional Designer
Office: Open and Distance Learning (ODL)
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 223-0256 Ext. 256
Name: Mr. Antonio Crespo
Job Title: Learning Management System(LMS) Administrator
Office : Open and Distance Learning (ODL)
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 822-1000 Ext. 220
Name: Mrs. Thyra Arana
Job Title: Program Coordinator
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 822-1000 Ext. 105
Name: Ms. Mayra Pech
Job Title: Secretary II
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 223-0256 Ext. 255