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California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) has been actively engaged with colleagues statewide to expand support for online education in our system, specifically aimed at student completion toward transfer and enhancing access to high quality online learning opportunities.

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeAs a resident of Northern California this February, I have experienced an intense period of weather. Others around the state have also dealt with heavy rains, gusting winds, snowstorms, mudslides or flood waters. It’s a pattern we haven’t seen for a long time.

California Community Colleges Accessibility CenterWeb and information technology (IT) accessibility evaluations involve a combination of both automated and manual accessibility testing. Whereas automated accessibility tests focus on code accuracy and technical conformance, manual accessibility tests focus on functionality and the degree to which an individual with a disability can perceive, operate and understand a website or IT product.

California Community Colleges Information Security CenterRansomware has been in the news lately, with one of California’s community colleges having recently fallen victim to it. If you are not familiar with the term, ransomware is a type of malicious malware.

Jory Hadsell, Executive Director of the California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeThe end of 2016 and move into 2017 kicks off a transition to a new phase for the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI). Having served as the Chief Academic Officer for the project since almost the beginning of the initiative, and more recently taking over as Executive Director behind the legendary Pat James, I have had the opportunity to see the growth and progress of the OEI from an up-close perspective.

California Community Colleges Accessibility CenterOn Jan. 18, the Information and Communication Technology Standards and Guidelines rule was published in the Federal Register, and brought to an end a nearly eight-year process of updating and “refreshing” the U.S. Section 508 Standards.

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeHello! I wanted to fill you in on where we are and say farewell as the Executive Director of the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI). The last three years have gone by so quickly and we have accomplished a lot.

California Community Colleges Information Security CenterBig things are on the horizon next year for the California Community Colleges (CCC) Information Security Center. We have three new services that will be rolled out for use by all of the colleges, systemwide.

California Community Colleges Accessibility CenterAccessibility standards, such as the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 or US Section 508 Standards, can be used to set institutional benchmarks and provide guidance in developing or procuring electronic and information technology (IT) supporting access for individuals with disabilities.