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PPIC Report: CCC Online Ed On Right Track

Last Updated on 17 June 2015 17 June 2015 in News by Crista Souza

PPIC Report: CCC Online Education Initiative On the Right TrackIn a new report that examines the factors contributing to students’ success in online courses, the Online Education Initiative (OEI) received a passing grade for taking the right steps to improve online learning in California’s community colleges.

RFPs Released For Student Portal Apps

Last Updated on 16 June 2015 16 June 2015 in News by Jon Fanucchi

California Community Colleges Education Planning InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) has launched two requests for proposal (RFP) for a Student Online Orientation Tool and a Self-Assessment & Career Exploration Tool.

Virtual Catalog Emphasizes Transfer Courses

Last Updated on 17 June 2015 16 June 2015 in News by Crista Souza

Redesigned CVC website focuses on ADT courses.

California community college students looking to earn transferable credits online will have an easier time finding the courses they need for a degree through the California Virtual Campus (CVC) catalog.

Last Chance For eTranscript Mini Grants

Last Updated on 17 June 2015 15 June 2015 in News by Crista Souza

eTranscript CaliforniaFunds are still available to community colleges planning to subscribe to eTranscript California, although time is running out to apply for the one-time mini grants. The application deadline is June 30.

OEI Updates: Reflecting On Our Accomplishments So Far

Last Updated on 17 June 2015 15 June 2015 in Opinion by Pat James

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeIt’s been 18 months since work began on this massive project that’s focused on providing access to quality online learning opportunities for the students of California, and we have accomplished so much. We were selected and funded in December 2013. While it seems to me like only a few months ago, we are really on the edge of starting fiscal year three on July 1, 2015!

Single Sign-On Tech Free To Community Colleges

Last Updated on 17 June 2015 16 June 2015 in News by Crista Souza

InCommon Single Sign-On TechnologyCalifornia’s community colleges can get free membership to the InCommon Federation, a program that allows users to access on-campus, off-campus and cloud resources with the convenience of a secure, single sign-on.

Don't Miss: Information Security Workshop, July 15

Last Updated on 17 June 2015 12 June 2015 in News by Crista Souza

CCC Information Security Workshop July 15, 2015

Seats are still available for the California Community Colleges (CCC) Information Security Workshop being held July 15, 2015, at Mt. San Antonio College.

Open to all IT professionals systemwide, the one-day workshop will feature insightful presentations by CCC IT faculty and staff as well as technology vendors. The workshop is scheduled to run from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Workshop On Distance Ed State Authorization Compliance

Last Updated on 15 June 2015 10 June 2015 in News

WCET logoProfessionals new to managing the state authorization of distance education at their colleges are invited to attend a workshop designed to help navigate the intricacies of state regulations and federal updates.

How To Implement CCCAssess On Your Campus

Last Updated on 18 June 2015 04 June 2015 in News by Jennifer Coleman

California Community Colleges Common Assessment InitiativeExciting things are happening with the California Community Colleges (CCC) Common Assessment Initiative (CAI). The custom assessment platform is in development and test item piloting will start this summer.

Online Ed Moves Forward With Canvas

Last Updated on 18 June 2015 03 June 2015 in News by Steve Klein

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeThe Online Education Initiative (OEI) and Instructure Inc. are nearing completion of the contract negotiations and development process to make Canvas the common course management system for the California Community Colleges (CCC).

No Summer Break For Ed Planning Team

Last Updated on 22 June 2015 03 June 2015 in News by Robyn Tornay and Mike Caruso

Education Planning Initiative pilot preparations at Victor Valley College, May 27, 2015Graduation ceremonies have come to a close, the Spring 2015 term is over and summer is upon us, but it’s all hands on deck for the California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) and we look forward to a productive summer.

Ed Planning Pilots To Test Menu Of Services

Last Updated on 21 May 2015 20 May 2015 in News by Jon Fanucchi

California Community Colleges Education Planning InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) has been busily smoothing the runway for pilot colleges. Pilots are set to start in June at City College of San Francisco, with Los Medanos College and Fresno City College to follow.

Student Success Linked To Single Sign-On Tech

Last Updated on 21 May 2015 20 May 2015 in News by Crista Souza

Single Sign-On Through InCommonCentralized access to technology applications that can better guide students to the support services they need to reach their educational goals is seen as fundamental to student success in the California Community Colleges (CCC).

Assessment Platform Work Group Members Sought

Last Updated on 21 May 2015 19 May 2015 in News by Jennifer Coleman

California Community Colleges Common Assessment InitiativeAfter an extensive Request for Proposal process, Common Assessment Initiative (CAI) pilot colleges and stakeholders voted to create a brand new assessment system that will be owned by and customized for the California Community Colleges (CCC).

OEI Updates: Making Online Ed More Accessible

Last Updated on 04 June 2015 20 May 2015 in Opinion by Pat James

Pat James, Executive Director of the California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeIt’s May and many of us are preparing for the end of the spring term. Within the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI), we are moving into a whole new phase of activity.

We are evaluating the use of the tutoring and student readiness resources that were deployed in January, preparing for the launch of the Canvas common course management system (CCMS) through the full-launch pilot schools, working on extending resources for the fall, developing new resources and creating Canvas implementation statewide, among other things!

Technology Offerings Through CollegeBuys

Last Updated on 24 May 2015 18 May 2015 in News by Allan Alday

Foundation for California Community CollegesThe Foundation for California Community Colleges, through its CollegeBuys program, continues to support California’s 112 community colleges through technology-focused purchasing agreements, in partnership with community college districts and the Systemwide Architecture Committee.

CCC Initiative A New Angle For Online Ed

Last Updated on 04 June 2015 05 May 2015 in Opinion by Pat James

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeI want to thank those who choose to take a deeper look at community colleges and online learning than the authors of some recent articles have done. The California Community Colleges (CCC) is aware of the completion gap, and why it exists.

Progress. Clarity. Structure.

Last Updated on 07 May 2015 05 May 2015 in News by Robyn Tornay

CCC Education Planning Initiative team presents at CACCRAO 2015 Annual ConferenceThe Education Planning Initiative (EPI) is creating structured pathways for California Community Colleges (CCC) students and redesigning how students, staff and faculty will interact with each other through intuitive communication tools.

CAI Seeks English, ESL & Math Faculty Input

Last Updated on 07 May 2015 06 May 2015 in News by Jennifer Coleman

California Community Colleges Common Assessment InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Common Assessment Initiative (CAI) invites feedback on assessment competency maps that will serve as the basis for creation of item content for a common assessment system, known as CCCAssess.