LAST_UPDATED2 25 August 2016 in News by Sandoval Chagoya

California Community Colleges Technology CenterThis is the first in a series of informational messages about Project Glue, a statewide IT project of the California Community Colleges Technology Center. Additional information will be posted as it is developed.

LAST_UPDATED2 25 August 2016 in News by Crista Souza

Electronic transcripts will take on global significance at this fall’s EDiNTEROP 2016, where two groups focused on student-data exchange in North America and Europe will explore cooperation toward a cross-continental standard.

LAST_UPDATED2 25 August 2016 in Opinion by Jeff Holden

California Community Colleges Information Security CenterI have been asked many times, “What are reasonable security controls?” This is a hard question to answer, as what I consider to be reasonable isn’t what others would. As an information security officer, I tend to be very risk-averse.

LAST_UPDATED2 25 August 2016 in Opinion by Sean Keegan

California Community Colleges Accessibility CenterIncluding checks for accessibility into information technology (IT) purchases is not intended to create difficulties or obstruct the procurement process. In fact, you can have a positive impact on accessibility when interacting with vendors even if you are not an expert.

LAST_UPDATED2 25 August 2016 in Opinion by Pat James

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeFall terms are starting and we are running at full speed in the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI). There are many projects underway within the initiative and this post will be a true update of what’s happening as of Aug. 22.

LAST_UPDATED2 25 August 2016 in News by David Quintanilla

Students at Santa Rosa Junior College tested CCC MyPath, August 2016.As a new school year gets underway, colleges across the state have begun implementing CCC MyPath, the student services portal being developed by the California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI).

LAST_UPDATED2 25 August 2016 in News by @ONE

@ONE logoAs you're easing back into the fall routine, @ONE would like to remind California Community Colleges staff and faculty of some professional development opportunities that are available.

LAST_UPDATED2 11 August 2016 in News by Bonnie Peters and Anita Crawley

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeSince Spring 2015, the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) has been piloting and improving an online-learning readiness program known as the Quest for Online Success (Quest Program).

LAST_UPDATED2 11 August 2016 in News by David Quintanilla

CCC Education Planning Initiative attends Hobsons University 2016 in Las Vegas, Nev.As part of the developing systemwide implementation of the Hobsons Starfish Enterprise Success Platform, approximately 100 colleagues from the California Community Colleges (CCC) attended Hobsons University 2016 in late July.

LAST_UPDATED2 28 July 2016 in News by Crista Souza

CENIC\'s California Research and Education Network (CalREN)Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Corporation for Education Initiatives in California (CENIC) released a video titled, “20 Years of Connecting California,” which looks at how the organization came to be and its vision for the future.

LAST_UPDATED2 28 July 2016 in Opinion by Sean Keegan

CCC Accessibility CenterTechnology standards are a fundamental aspect towards ensuring the reliable interoperability of devices and systems as well as the exchange of information in a consistent and accurate manner.

LAST_UPDATED2 28 July 2016 in News by Crista Souza

CollegeBuys.org assists California Community Colleges with vendor contract compliance.Procuring technology for use in the California Community Colleges (CCC) is rarely as simple as clicking the “buy” button—but a partnership of Chancellor’s Office-backed organizations is working to reduce uncertainty and ease the process.

LAST_UPDATED2 28 July 2016 in Opinion by Pat James

California Community Colleges Online Education Initiative(Warning: The first part of this blog is my own thinking about what we are accomplishing. The second is updates on the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI). If you are here strictly for the updates, feel free to jump to the middle of the post. Otherwise, you might enjoy my praise of online teachers and what they bring to higher education. I’m just sayin’.)

LAST_UPDATED2 28 July 2016 in News by David Quintanilla

CCC Education Planning InitiativeBuilding on lessons learned from the piloting effort, the California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) is now focused on a statewide rollout of the Hobsons Starfish Enterprise Success Platform.

LAST_UPDATED2 14 July 2016 in News by Karen Fraser-Middleton

CCC faculty members collaborate on design of the common assessment system at a workshop held in July 2015.Participants in the development of the California Community Colleges (CCC) new common assessment platform identified “uncommon collaboration” as a key indicator of success in the creation and eventual systemwide rollout of CCCAssess.

LAST_UPDATED2 14 July 2016 in News by Jory Hadsell

CCC Online Education Initiative is offering online proctoring through Proctorio.In recent years, various federal, state and accreditation requirements have been enacted to ensure that steps are taken to curb cheating, and that a student taking an online course is the same student who will receive credit.

LAST_UPDATED2 14 July 2016 in News by David Quintanilla

Education Planning Initiative session at the 2016 Curriculum Institute, hoted by the Academic Senate for CCCCurriculum is a foundational component of the California Community Colleges (CCC). Its development is a priority on many campuses as administrators, faculty and classified staff work together to create instructional materials for students.

LAST_UPDATED2 23 June 2016 in News by Crista Souza

CollegeBuys.org, Foundation for California Community CollegesWhen a college sets out to procure a technology product or service, it’s usually to fill an immediate need, but contract negotiations with vendors can drag out the process for three to six months—or even longer.

LAST_UPDATED2 23 June 2016 in News by Crista Souza

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeInstructure recently completed a major development effort on behalf of the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) that allows a student identifier known as CCCID to be stored in the Canvas course management system.

LAST_UPDATED2 23 June 2016 in Opinion by Pat James

A view of the San Diego Bay from the San Diego Marquis & Marina Hotel, site of the Online Teaching Conference 2016Since 2000, I have been attending the annual Online Teaching Conference organized by the California Community Colleges (CCC). The conference started small and was face-to-face, went through a completely virtual period from 2004-2005, then returned in a hybrid format with many of its face-to-face sessions being webcast.

LAST_UPDATED2 23 June 2016 in News by David Quintanilla

Education Planning Initiative session at the Online Teaching Conference 2016.Offering courses online is a priority for the California Community Colleges (CCC). It is understood that students lead busy lives, juggling coursework with family and/or existing career requirements, in addition to other personal priorities.

LAST_UPDATED2 22 June 2016 in News by CENIC

CENIC 2.0: The Right Connection, March 19-22, 2017, in San DiegoJoin the Corporation for Education Initiatives in California (CENIC) in San Diego, March 19-22, 2017, for The Right Connection: CENIC 2.0. Many exciting topics will be on the agenda, including improving access and equity, advancing scientific research, the intersection of technology and arts/culture, as well as the exciting work of California's "smart cities."

LAST_UPDATED2 16 June 2016 in News by CCC TechEDge Staff

cccsecuritycenter logo 2016Security News is a periodic roundup of IT security news important to the California Community Colleges. In this roundup: University Pays Almost $16,000 To Recover Crucial Data Held Hostage >> Academy Of Art University Victim Of Successful Spoofing Attack >> Sequoia Union High School District Victim Of Successful Phishing Attack >> FERPA Violation At Poway Unified >> Berkeley Public Schools Unauthorized SSN Disclosure >> California Virtual Academies Discovers Security Breach.