Virtual Learning & Instructional Technology (VLIT)

Mission Statement:

Our mission is dedicated to enhancing the educational experience of our students by promoting the use of instructional technology as a natural extension of learning. Our Virtual Learning and Instructional Technology (VLIT) unit equips students with the necessary tools and training, including Canvas LMS proficiency, Office 365 mastery, efficient communication with Outlook, and enhanced virtual learning via Zoom.

We are committed to empowering students to excel in both online and face-to-face courses, ensuring their academic success, and preparing them for the opportunities and challenges of the digital age. Our mission is to support and enable students to reach their full potential through innovative and effective educational approaches. By seamlessly integrating technology into the learning experience and fostering adaptability and innovation, we are dedicated to preparing students for academic excellence and success in a rapidly evolving digital world.


Student Learning Outcomes:

As an educational institution, we are constantly striving to stay up-to-date with emerging technologies that can enhance the learning experience for our students.

Our goal is:

Canvas LMS Proficiency:

  • Demonstrate adept navigation and usage of Canvas LMS to manage courses, facilitate content delivery, and enhance the learning experience.

Mastery of Office 365 Tools:

  • Show competence in utilizing various Office 365 applications for increased productivity and effective collaboration within educational contexts.

Efficient Communication and Scheduling with Outlook:

  • Employ Outlook proficiently to streamline communication and scheduling processes, optimizing organization and interaction.

Enhanced Virtual Learning and Communication Skills with Zoom:

  • Actively engage in virtual learning and communication using Zoom, harnessing its features to enrich the educational experience and promote effective interaction.

Integrated Technology Proficiency and Academic Excellence:

  • Acquire the skills to seamlessly blend technology into the learning experience, whether online or in-person, fostering adaptability and innovation. Empower students to maximize their potential through effective technology use, leading to improved academic outcomes and a dynamic learning environment.

We believe in planning and designing effective learning environments that incorporate technology in a meaningful way.

Additionally, we are mindful of the social, ethical, and legal issues surrounding technology and aim to facilitate instruction in the new literacies that emerge within digital and interactive learning environments.


VLIT Hours

Monday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Contact VLIT

VLIT Address

Doña Ana Community College
2800 Sonoma Ranch Blvd.
DAAR Bldg, Room 203D
Las Cruces, NM 88011
Tel: 575-527-7738