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Cloud Services Now Available For CENIC Members

Last Updated on 30 October 2014 27 October 2014 in News by Crista Souza

CENIC Members Can Access Cloud ServicesMembers of the Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC), including the California Community Colleges, can now take advantage of cloud services from CenturyLink, FireHost and Verizon without going through a local proposal process.

Common Course Management System RFP Released

Last Updated on 30 October 2014 29 October 2014 in News by Crista Souza

CCC Online Education InitiativeA formal process has begun to solicit proposals from qualified vendors for a Common Course Management System (CCMS) that is the main thrust of the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI).

Summits To Inform Professional Development Tool

Last Updated on 30 October 2014 28 October 2014 in News by Crista Souza

CCC Professional Development Clearinghouse SummitsThere’s still time to register for the California Community Colleges (CCC) Professional Development Clearinghouse Summits on Nov. 7 (One day left to register!) in Los Angeles, Nov. 12 in Pasadena, Nov. 17 in Sacramento and Nov. 19 in San Francisco.

OEI Updates: Building What’s Never Been Built

Last Updated on 30 October 2014 30 October 2014 in Opinion by Pat James

Pat James, Executive Director of the CCC Online Education InitiativeIt’s hard to believe it’s already November. I am wondering where the last two months have gone! It seems like just yesterday we were figuring out the colleges that would make up the pilot groups for the Online Education Initiative (OEI), and that we had time to get things together before spring. Just like when you are teaching, the semester passes before you know it. Allow me to catch you up on what we’ve been doing.

IT Leaders Head To Monterey For 2015 CISOA Conference

Last Updated on 30 October 2014 27 October 2014 in News by Crista Souza

CCC Chief Information Systems Officers Association (CISOA)Monterey will be the host city for the California Community Colleges (CCC) Chief Information Systems Officers Association (CISOA) Annual Conference in March 2015.

EPI Groups Work To Streamline Processes

Last Updated on 30 October 2014 29 October 2014 in News by Robyn Tornay

CCC Education Planning InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) has been busily creating requirements and prioritizing work items within the Education Planning Tool/Degree Audit System (EPTDAS) and Student Services Portal (SSPSC) steering committee work groups.

Ed Planning Team Seeks Faculty, Staff Input

Last Updated on 29 October 2014 28 October 2014 in News by Robyn Tornay

Education Planning InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) is asking faculty and staff for input into the development of Education Planning, Degree Audit and Student Services Portal applications.

Call For Proposals: CENIC 2015 Annual Conference

Last Updated on 30 October 2014 27 October 2014 in News by Crista Souza

CENIC 2015 Annual ConferenceDo you have insight to share about applications and research that benefit from access to broadband network technologies? The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) is calling for presenters for its 2015 conference.

Teams Work To Simplify Education Planning

Last Updated on 16 October 2014 15 October 2014 in News by Robyn Tornay

Victor DeVore of Cuyamaca College leads the Dashboard workgroup in an engaging discussion about predictive analytics and momentum prompt requirements during the Oct. 2 EPI SSPSC meeting in Los Angeles.Fall is in the air, the leaves are changing color, students are back on campus and everyone is slammed at the office. But what if there was a way to make the start of a new academic term a little simpler—for everyone?

OEI Peer Online Course Review Training A Success

Last Updated on 16 October 2014 15 October 2014 in News by Sandoval Chagoya

Distance Educators attend the inaugural Peer Online Course Review Training for the California Community Colleges Online Education Initaitive.The recent two-day, inaugural California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) Peer Online Course Review Training was a huge success, according to the event’s organizers.

CCC Stakeholders Unite For Student Success

Last Updated on 02 October 2014 30 September 2014 in News by Sandoval Chagoya

California Community Colleges Research & Planning GroupThe text of this article was originally published in the September 2014 issue of Perspectives, a monthly enewsletter of the Research & Planning Group for California Community Colleges.

Common Assessment, But Not For Common Placement

Last Updated on 16 October 2014 16 October 2014 in News by Sandoval Chagoya

California Community Colleges Common Assessment InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) system is taking a critical and complicated step to develop a common assessment that can help colleges determine whether students should take basic skills courses. One important distinction about this effort is how the results will be used. While the test and the assessment platform will be the same across the state, and colleges will receive multiple measures information, placement is still a local decision.

CCC Marshals Resources For Online Courses

Last Updated on 02 October 2014 30 September 2014 in News by Crista Souza

California Community Colleges Sidekick, www.ToolsThatInspire.comCreating engaging online content for a diverse student body amid budget constraints and ever-changing regulations can be a challenge. A new California Community Colleges (CCC) web portal called Sidekick is designed to make the task easier.

CCC Leaders To Speak At WCET Connect

Last Updated on 02 October 2014 30 September 2014 in News by Crista Souza

WCET Connect Annual Meeting, Nov. 19-22, 2014The upcoming WCET Connect conference in Portland, OR, will highlight discussions related to e-learning and student success, areas of intensive focus for the California Community Colleges (CCC).

Statewide eTranscript Program Free to California Community Colleges

Last Updated on 04 September 2014 04 September 2014 in News by Patricia Donohue

eTranscript CaliforniaeTranscript California, the statewide electronic transcript exchange developed under the California Community Colleges (CCC) Chancellor’s Office, is now being offered free to all CCCs, with funding becoming available in the 2014-15 state budget.

California Virtual Campus 2014 Catalog Update

Last Updated on 30 October 2014 03 September 2014 in News by CCC TechEDge Staff

California Virtual CampusAn update to the California Virtual Campus distance education catalog for 2014 lists 19,431 courses and 1,421 programs offered online by 167 accredited higher education institutions in California.

The total includes 10,726 courses and 676 degree programs offered by the California Community Colleges.

DET/CHE 2014 Conference Announced

Last Updated on 02 September 2014 29 August 2014 in News

DET/CHE 2014 Annual Conference in Long BeachThe Directors of Educational Technology/California Higher Education (DET/CHE) will hold its 29th Annual Conference in downtown Long Beach this year, Dec. 2 to Dec. 5. DET/CHE is a premier opportunity for educational technology leaders from the CCC, CSU and UC systems, as well as private institutions, to network, stay current and create lasting connections.