LAST_UPDATED2 22 February 2018 in News by Crista Souza

California Community Colleges Information Security CenterColleges in the U.S. are being held to the same legal standard for information security as banks and brokerage houses because they collect student financial data, making them financial services organizations in the eyes of the law.

LAST_UPDATED2 22 February 2018 in News by Crista Souza

CCC Tech Center Sunday is happening March 18, 2018, at the CISOA & 3CBG annual conference in Ontario, Calif.Seats are almost filled for CCC Tech Center Sunday, a special half-day, pre-conference event being held in conjunction with the CISOA & 3CBG 2018 conference. The sessions will focus on systemwide technology programs.

LAST_UPDATED2 22 February 2018 in News by Crista Souza

cccapply workshop 280x230 1With guided pathways reform as the centerpiece of the California Community Colleges’ (CCC) approach to student success, the 2018 CCCApply Annual Workshop will devote a significant portion of its programming to this topic.

LAST_UPDATED2 22 February 2018 in News

Dear Colleague:

This is the final issue of the TechEDge eNews Update. We thank you for your interest in receiving news about statewide technology efforts and the people bringing cutting-edge technology to the California Community Colleges.

Watch your inbox for a new system technology newsletter, Digital Futures, expected to launch in March.

LAST_UPDATED2 22 February 2018 in Opinion by Jory Hadsell

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeSince the inception of the Online Education Initiative (OEI), many California Community Colleges have been working together to address online achievement gaps and increase student access to fully-resourced online courses that propel them toward completion.

LAST_UPDATED2 08 February 2018 in News by Omid Pourzanjani

California Community Colleges launches Metrics Simplification InitiativeDear Colleagues: We are all aware of the many initiative/performance metrics at play in the California Community Colleges (CCC). Understanding, tracking, responding to, and reporting these various metrics have been difficult at best.

LAST_UPDATED2 22 February 2018 in Opinion by Sean Keegan

Automating Web Accessibility - California Community Colleges Accessibility CenterAutomated accessibility tools are often perceived as a poor substitute for accessibility testing on websites and other online applications. Automated tools are limited in their ability to identify the full range of accessibility barriers that can impact individuals with disabilities, and none perform the necessary evaluations important for assessing the quality of accessibility repairs. Furthermore, automated tools often report false-positive results requiring human intervention to track down issues in the code that may not be actual accessibility barriers.

LAST_UPDATED2 22 February 2018 in News by CCC Chancellor's Office

California Community Colleges 2017-18 Awards for Innovation in Higher EducationCalifornia community colleges and districts are invited to apply for the annual Awards for Innovation in Higher Education, which support breakthrough models to close the achievement gap for underrepresented students that can be applied statewide.

LAST_UPDATED2 22 February 2018 in News by Mirna Castañeda-Tinney

otc 2018 logo 280x183Join us for the 2018 Online Teaching Conference, running Monday, June 18, through Wednesday, June 20, in Anaheim, Calif. Register now to take advantage of the early-bird rate of $300, good through April 15.

LAST_UPDATED2 22 February 2018 in News by Jorge Burwick

CollegeBuys logoCommunity colleges statewide will be able to get discounted pricing on financial aid software and video remote interpreting services through CollegeBuys, under two new technology agreements executed by the Foundation for California Community Colleges.

LAST_UPDATED2 08 February 2018 in News by Crista Souza

The 1st Annual CCC Starfish Users Group Summit was held Dec. 11-12, 2017, at Crafton Hills College, Yucaipa, Calif.Just before winter break last December, colleagues from 29 campuses across the California Community Colleges (CCC) convened for a two-day summit on education planning tools from the CCC Education Planning Initiative (EPI).

LAST_UPDATED2 08 February 2018 in News by Andrea Hanstein

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) is proud to announce the creation of 30 sample course shells with Open Educational Resources (OER) embedded directly into the OER-enabled Canvas course shells.

LAST_UPDATED2 25 January 2018 in News by CCC Chancellor's Office

California Community Colleges announced a plan to create an online-only college.Sacramento, Calif – The California Community Colleges (CCC) will establish a new online community college tailored to provide working learners with skills and credentials they need to move ahead in today’s economy.

LAST_UPDATED2 25 January 2018 in News by Andrea Hanstein

California Community Colleges Online Course ExchangeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) has released Course Exchange Version 2.0 into production. This major release includes an improved student-user experience and back-end financial aid automation.

LAST_UPDATED2 25 January 2018 in Opinion by Sean Keegan

California Community Colleges Accessibility CenterFeedback can be a valuable opportunity for a college to understand what students, faculty and staff find beneficial and what areas of the campus may require additional improvement. Feedback from individuals encountering web or information technology (IT) accessibility barriers can be critical in providing access in a timely manner and avoiding discrimination complaints.

LAST_UPDATED2 25 January 2018 in News by Jorge Burwick

collegebuys logo 2017The Foundation for California Community Colleges, through its CollegeBuys program, continues to expand opportunities for continued cost savings for technology projects statewide.

LAST_UPDATED2 25 January 2018 in News by CENIC

CENIC 2018 The Right Connection, March 5-7, 2018, Monterey, CACENIC, the Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California, will hold its 21st annual conference, The Right Connection, March 5-7, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency in Monterey, Calif. Registration is open and the full program is now live.

LAST_UPDATED2 07 December 2017 in News by Crista Souza

California Community Colleges Education Planning InitiativeIn a resolution passed by the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC), faculty statewide officially endorsed the CCC Education Planning Initiative (EPI) tool suite for use as part of colleges’ guided pathways frameworks.

LAST_UPDATED2 07 December 2017 in News by Andrea Hanstein

Jory Hadsell, Executive Director of the California Community Colleges Online Education Initiative (OEI), presents at an OEI Consortium meeting in November.Since the inception of the Online Education Initiative (OEI), many California community colleges have collaborated to increase student access to fully resourced online courses that address achievement gaps and propel them toward completion.

LAST_UPDATED2 16 November 2017 in News by Crista Souza

Vulnerability Assessment & Management Services Through CCC Information Security CenterInformation security attacks are a real threat, with more network breaches occurring every year — and colleges are frequent targets. A single breach can expose the personal information of thousands of people, and could leave the college district liable.