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.

LAST_UPDATED2 26 January 2017 in News by Crista Souza

SSL Certificates Available For California Community CollegesCalifornia’s community colleges can now create an unlimited number of web security certificates as part of their membership in the InCommon Federation, affording significant cost savings for districts that own multiple web domains.

LAST_UPDATED2 26 January 2017 in Opinion by Jeff Holden

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.

LAST_UPDATED2 26 January 2017 in News by Crista Souza

2017 CCCApply & California Electronic Transcripts Annual WorkshopA panel discussion focused on student data is on tap to kick off Day Two of the CCCApply and California Electronic Transcripts 2017 Annual Workshop, coming up April 12-13 at Sacramento City College in Sacramento, Calif.

LAST_UPDATED2 26 January 2017 in Opinion by Jory Hadsell

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.

LAST_UPDATED2 26 January 2017 in News by Crista Souza

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeThe Online Course Exchange, developed by the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI), has recently been in the spotlight, with Fresno City College and Lake Tahoe Community College this month becoming the first to cross-enroll students into courses.

LAST_UPDATED2 26 January 2017 in Opinion by Sean Keegan

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.

LAST_UPDATED2 26 January 2017 in News by Adrian Agundez

CISOA Annual Conference, March 26-29, 2017The California Community Colleges (CCC) Chief Information Systems Officers Association (CISOA) will descend on the Hyatt Monterey in March for its 2017 Annual Conference, which will run Sunday, March 26, through Wednesday, March 29.