LAST_UPDATED2 23 March 2017 in News by Crista Souza

Cosumnes River College students; image courtesy of the California Community Colleges Chancellor's OfficeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) statewide application suite, known as CCCApply, will mark its fifth anniversary this spring, with nearly 6 million online applications processed since it first went live in 2012.

LAST_UPDATED2 23 March 2017 in News by Crista Souza

Tech Center Wednesday at CISOA-3CBG 2017Seats have filled for Track 1 of Tech Center Wednesday, but space is still available for Tracks 2 and 3. The FREE half-day event will take place March 29 as part of the last day of the CISOA-3CBG 2017 Conference in Monterey, Calif.

LAST_UPDATED2 23 March 2017 in News by Crista Souza

2017cccapply etran speakersSeats are still available for the FREE 2017 CCCApply & California Electronic Transcripts Annual Workshop, April 12-13 at Sacramento City College. However, registration will close on Wednesday, March 29, so be sure to reserve your spot.

LAST_UPDATED2 23 March 2017 in Opinion by Jory Hadsell

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.

LAST_UPDATED2 23 March 2017 in Opinion by Sean Keegan

Accessibil-IT blog: Automated Accessibility TestingLast month, we focused on the benefits of manual accessibility testing and why manual tests were more effective in determining the true level of accessibility and usability of a website for individuals with disabilities. While manual accessibility tests provide a more thorough approach, such techniques do not scale across multiple websites and thousands of pages.

LAST_UPDATED2 23 March 2017 in News by Foundation for California Community Colleges

Foundation for California Community CollegesThe Foundation for California Community Colleges has negotiated a very aggressive discount on the Cisco Umbrella/OpenDNS solution available through the Foundation’s CDW-G contract (CB-185-15).

LAST_UPDATED2 23 March 2017 in News by Andrea Chatwood

pln skillsoft1According to the Public Policy Institute of California, the California Community Colleges (CCC) currently offers more online education courses than any other public higher education institution in the nation.

LAST_UPDATED2 23 March 2017 in News by Tiffiny Hickey

otc17 logoAnnouncing the full program lineup for the Online Teaching Conference 2017. We've worked hard to bring you the best and brightest in online teaching practices. Come learn about emerging technologies, student success, technical support and more!

LAST_UPDATED2 09 March 2017 in News by David Quintanilla

California Community Colleges Education Planning InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) will conduct several different presentations at the 2017 CCCApply & California Electronic Transcripts Annual Workshop, coming this spring to Sacramento, Calif.

LAST_UPDATED2 09 March 2017 in News by Crista Souza

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeOnline tutoring services offered through the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) appear to be a valuable resource for those students who use the service, which is easy to access and free to students.

LAST_UPDATED2 09 March 2017 in News by Jennifer Coleman

California Community Colleges Common Assessment InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Common Assessment Initiative (CAI) is holding regional professional development meetings this spring to give faculty and staff an opportunity to learn how to implement CCCAssess at their campus.

LAST_UPDATED2 23 February 2017 in News by Crista Souza

Tech Center Wednesday at CISOA Conference, March 29, 2017Wednesday conference sessions have been added to the CISOA & 3CBG 2017 annual conference program that will spotlight the California Community Colleges (CCC) Project Glue initiative and cloud services from Amazon Web Services (AWS).

LAST_UPDATED2 23 February 2017 in News by Crista Souza

CCC Tech Center Receives CENIC 2017 Innovations in Networking AwardThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Technology Center has been selected to receive the CENIC 2017 Innovations in Networking Award for Educational Applications, to be presented during CENIC’s annual conference in March.

LAST_UPDATED2 23 February 2017 in News by Crista Souza

2017cccapply etran speakersKeynote speakers and session topics have been announced for the 2017 CCCApply & California Electronic Transcripts Annual Workshop being held April 12-13 at Sacramento City College in Sacramento, Calif.

LAST_UPDATED2 23 February 2017 in Opinion by Jory Hadsell

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.

LAST_UPDATED2 23 February 2017 in News by Tiffiny Hickey

Martha J. Kanter, Executive Director of the College Promise Campaign, will keynote at OTC'17We are pleased to announce that Martha J. Kanter, Executive Director of the College Promise Campaign, will return to the Online Teaching Conference (OTC) this year as a keynote speaker for the event, being held June 19-21, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif.

LAST_UPDATED2 23 February 2017 in Opinion by Sean Keegan

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.

LAST_UPDATED2 23 February 2017 in News by David Quintanilla

California Community Colleges Education Planning InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) is beginning its conference season by providing stakeholders with information on where to learn more about EPI and how to get involved.

LAST_UPDATED2 23 February 2017 in News by @ONE

One For Training: Creating Accessible Course Content

@ONE has launched a newly revised and updated course in Canvas: “Creating Accessible Course Content,” bringing a fresh perspective on how to make online courses more accessible.

LAST_UPDATED2 23 February 2017 in News by Crista Souza

Foundation for California Community CollegesNew network security solutions are available to California community colleges through CollegeBuys, a program of the Foundation for California Community Colleges that negotiates discounted pricing for the colleges on a wide range of educational products.

LAST_UPDATED2 23 February 2017 in News by Foundation for California Community Colleges

collegebuys sidebar logoSeveral technology vendor partners of CollegeBuys are hosting webinars in February, March and April to discuss products and services available to California community colleges through CollegeBuys.org.

LAST_UPDATED2 23 February 2017 in News by Crista Souza

PESC Spring 2017 Data SummitRegistration is open for the PESC Spring 2017 Data Summit, taking place May 3-5, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Entries are also being accepted for PESC’s Annual Best Practices Competition, with the award to be presented during the summit.

LAST_UPDATED2 09 February 2017 in News by Kate Jordahl

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Course Exchange is now live. Capping off years of team work, the CCC’s first-ever course exchange is cross-registering students at pilot colleges through the Online Education Initiative (OEI).

LAST_UPDATED2 10 February 2017 in News by Crista Souza

California Community Colleges Common Assessment InitiativeFollowing announcement of a new timeline for the systemwide common assessment known as CCCAssess, the California Community Colleges (CCC) Chancellor’s Office and Common Assessment Initiative (CAI) provided an update on the pilot effort.

LAST_UPDATED2 09 February 2017 in News by David Quintanilla

California Community Colleges Education Planning InitiativeOn Jan. 23, the California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) hosted a webinar focused on the CCC MyPath student services portal and the Career Coach tool being offered as a component of the portal.