Marine Corps Virtual Classroom (MCVC)

College of Distance Education and Training

Welcome to MCVC

Courses take place within MarineNet on the Moodle online platform in an asynchronous format.

Online Courses

In response to the newly released Junior Enlisted Performance Evaluation System (JEPES), to develop within MOODLE, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) awarding, asynchronous, all-volunteer, large-scale, online course, utilizing peer-to-peer learning practices

Expert Teachers

Our faculty are trained to make you competent and confident enough to successfully navigate the Moodle learning support system in order to manage, communicate and submit your seminar learner’s discussion posts and final assessment. Additionally, they will provide you a rudimentary education on how to conduct Socratic seminars geared towards the asynchronous MCVC curriculum.


Designed for Junior Enlisted Marines, active and reserve Private through Corporal. To develop effective learners who make decisions that enhance the ability to develop and maintain an intellectual edge over any enemy and instill deep understanding of the ability to know one’s self and seek self-improvement.

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The Last Stand of Fox Company

To gain a more in-depth sense of Marine Corps history and identity as a means towards reaffirming the warfighting ethos that characterizes Marines in combat.

  • Lesson 1: Prologue and The Hill
  • Lesson 2: Selflessness and Empathy
  • Lesson 3: The Siege
  • Lesson 4: "We Will Hold"
  • Lesson 5: The Ridgerunners
  • Lesson 6: The Epilogue, Afterword, Postscript
  • Lesson 7: Final Assessment
You Are Worth It: Building a Life Worth Fighting For

Inspire Marines to make the most out of their lives and to demonstrate selflessness and compassion towards all whom they encounter. 

  • Lesson 1: Character Development
  • Lesson 2: Selflessness and Empathy
  • Lesson 3: Support Systems
  • Lesson 4: Overcoming Challenges and Limitations
  • Lesson 5: Perspective, Perseverance, and Gratitude
  • Lesson 6: Final Assessment
FICC (Fleet Instructional Coaches Course)

This course will provide you the opportunity and essential knowledge to coach your unit Marines through a Marine Corps Virtual Classroom (MCVC) course. Primarily to teach Marine Leaders who are interested in becoming a teaching coach for the MCVC courses. Enhance asynchronous teaching skills and knowledge of those already teaching. 

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to the Moodle Platform
  • Lesson 2: Introductory use of online teaching techniques
  • Lesson 3: Final Assessment

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Marine Corps Virtual Classroom’s (MCVC) mission is to supplement and enhance the lifelong learning efforts of Junior Enlisted Marines by providing an all-volunteer, large-scale, online, peer-to-peer learning environment where learners interact in order to attain their educational and professional goals.

Upon Completion Receive:

  • Certificate of Completion
  • 10 Continuing Education Units
  • The top 20% will receive a Meritorious Mast for academic excellence Reservist, you may be eligible to receive 5 RESERVE RETIREMENT CREDITS that can be used towards your retirement.


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