LAST_UPDATED2 22 September 2016 in News by Crista Souza

California Virtual Campus 2016 catalog updateThe California Community Colleges (CCC) has added 1,190 courses to the California Virtual Campus (CVC) catalog for 2016, which now lists 21,160 courses and 1,313 degree programs offered online by 169 accredited higher education institutions.

LAST_UPDATED2 22 September 2016 in Opinion by Jeff Holden

CCC Information Security CenterPassword. That’s a cringe-inducing word. What a pain; you constantly need to change your passwords. You have to use mental gymnastics to remember all of them, and don’t get me started on special characters. I hate passwords.

LAST_UPDATED2 22 September 2016 in Opinion by Sean Keegan

A policy driven approach to IT accessibilityLast month, IT accessibility leaders from several states presented a policy-driven model as another approach toward evaluating vendor bids and the level of accessibility in those information technology products.

LAST_UPDATED2 22 September 2016 in Opinion by Pat James

Colleges are urged to use savings afforded by Online Education Initiative resources to fund professional development for local distance education programs.I hope you are all having a great fall start! The California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) team is holding implementation meetings with our pilot colleges to get them ready to participate in the OEI Exchange.

LAST_UPDATED2 22 September 2016 in News by David Quintanilla

Members of the Student Senate for CCCAs the California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) develops its products and services, ensuring student involvement and engagement is fundamental. From the beginning, EPI has emphasized listening to students.

LAST_UPDATED2 21 September 2016 in News by Online Teaching Conference

Online Teaching Conference, June 19-21, 2017Mark your calendars for the next Online Teaching Conference (OTC), which will be held June 19-21, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif.

After reaching capacity attendance for the 2016 conference, the 2017 event is moving to the Hilton Anaheim to accommodate a larger audience — with the added benefit of being a short walk to Disneyland Park.

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.