LAST_UPDATED2 20 April 2017 in News by Crista Souza

California Community Colleges Technology CenterCalifornia’s community colleges are being urged to upgrade their Shibboleth Identity Provider (IdP) instances immediately to Version 3 to guarantee continued secure access to technologies like Canvas, CCCApply, CCC MyPath and others.

LAST_UPDATED2 20 April 2017 in News by Crista Souza

California Community Colleges @ONE ProjectProfessional development organization @ONE will soon relocate to the Foothill-De Anza Community College District (FHDA), and its operations will be integrated with the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI).

LAST_UPDATED2 20 April 2017 in News by Crista Souza

California Community Colleges Online Course ExchangeThe online Course Exchange for the California Community Colleges (CCC) has begun using a systemwide-technology support site to broadcast news about software updates and answer questions users have about the exchange.

LAST_UPDATED2 20 April 2017 in Opinion by Jory Hadsell

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeIn the last issue of TechEDge, I shared some of the groundbreaking work that the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) is doing to launch the Course Exchange, and also reflected on the amazing systemwide collaboration that has been born out of the Canvas adoptions happening at our colleges. In this issue, I’ll peel back the curtain a bit and show how, beyond technology development and implementation, the OEI is helping to drive other impacts on student success that are not necessarily made up of software or circuits.

LAST_UPDATED2 20 April 2017 in Opinion by Sean Keegan

California Community Colleges Accessibility CenterWebsite and information technology access for students with disabilities still poses challenges for colleges. While accessibility policies and procedures are critical for providing guidance and direction to colleges, tools and resources can aid institutions in identifying and fixing actual accessibility issues.

LAST_UPDATED2 20 April 2017 in News by Crista Souza

CCC Information Security & IT Accessibility Workshops, July 24 & 25, 2017Save the date for the Summer 2017 IT workshops put on by the California Community Colleges (CCC) Information Security Center and Accessibility Center. The FREE, bi-annual event for CCC staff is coming July 24-25 to Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, Calif.

LAST_UPDATED2 20 April 2017 in News by David Quintanilla

California Community Colleges Education Planning InitiativeComponents of the CCC MyPath student services portal will be discussed in a pre-recorded presentation by the California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) to be posted online.

College staff are encouraged to listen to the presentation and then post questions or feedback to the Student Services Portal space on CCCTechnology.info. Look for the recording to be posted in the coming weeks at CCCEdPlan.org.

LAST_UPDATED2 20 April 2017 in News by Crista Souza

Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley, California Community CollegesCalifornia Community Colleges (CCC) Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley has been confirmed as a keynote speaker for the Online Teaching Conference, running June 19-21, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. Oakley is scheduled to speak at 8:30 a.m. on the last day of the conference.

LAST_UPDATED2 20 April 2017 in News by Foundation for California Community Colleges

CollegeBuys.orgOver the past several years, the Foundation for California Community Colleges, through its CollegeBuys program, has been increasing resources dedicated to securing systemwide technology agreements for the California Community Colleges (CCC). These agreements are secured in accordance with California Public Contract, Education and Government Code, and provide total cost of ownership and cost savings components for the colleges.

LAST_UPDATED2 06 April 2017 in News by Crista Souza

California Awards for Innovation in Higher EducationThirteen California community colleges and districts will split a $25 million award from the state of California for their individual efforts to increase student completion rates and make college more affordable.

LAST_UPDATED2 06 April 2017 in News by Nicole Woolley and Dr. Barbara Illowsky

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeAre you concerned about test security? Do you require your online students to travel to campus for exams? How do students living at a distance complete your assessments? Is your enrollment in jeopardy because of this requirement?

LAST_UPDATED2 06 April 2017 in News by David Quintanilla

Mike Caruso, CCC MyPath Product Manager, presents at CISOA & 3CBG 2017The latest stop in the California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) spring road show was the annual conference of CCC IT professionals, hosted by the CCC Chief Information Systems Officers Association (CISOA).

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 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.

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 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 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.