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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.

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.

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.

EPI Team Moves Forward With RFPs

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

CCC Education Planning InitiativeFollowing on the recent release of a software development request for proposal (RFP), work groups of the California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) are drafting three additional RFPs to be released later this fall.

OEI Updates: Creating Dangerously

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

OEI Updates, California Community CollegesI write this as I am headed to Educause in Orlando, Fla. The days are packed with a myriad of details to be addressed as the Online Education Initiative (OEI) winds up development of requests for proposals (RFPs).

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).

International Online Learning Conference

Last Updated on 02 October 2014 29 September 2014 in News by Crista Souza

Online Learning Consortium, Formerly Sloan ConsortiumThe Online Learning Consortium, formerly the Sloan Consortium, will hold its 20th annual international conference Oct. 29 to Oct. 31 in Orlando, Fla., along with streamed sessions for virtual attendees.

OEI Courses, Pilot Collaborations, New SC Chairs

Last Updated on 18 September 2014 18 September 2014 in News by Sandoval Chagoya

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) reports a positive start to communication and collaboration with the 24 pilot colleges, and a smooth transition to new Steering Committee leadership.

CAI Plans Road Show, Responds To Feedback

Last Updated on 17 September 2014 17 September 2014 in News by Sandoval Chagoya

California Community Colleges Common Assessment InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Common Assessment Initiative (CAI) project team is stepping up communication efforts to ensure faculty and staff voices are heard throughout the common assessment development process.

EPI Pushes Ahead With Student Portal RFP

Last Updated on 18 September 2014 18 September 2014 in News by Sandoval Chagoya

Matt Combs presents at the CCC Education Planning Initiative Steering Committee meeting in Sacramento.Steering committees of the California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) recently met to discuss the release of a Request for Proposal (RFP) and the development of additional RFPs that fit within the initiative’s goals.

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 18 September 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.

OEI Approves Course Design Rubric

Last Updated on 03 September 2014 02 September 2014 in News by George Lorenzo

California Community Colleges Online Education Initiative

The steering committee of the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) has approved a Course Design Rubric, a set of quality standards for courses that will become part of the OEI Course Exchange.

CCC Launches Priority Registration Campaign

Last Updated on 04 September 2014 29 August 2014 in News by Crista Souza

Step:Forward, California Community Colleges Priority RegistrationStudents applying to California’s community colleges through CCCApply this fall are being directed down a new path groomed to increase completions of certificate programs, associate degrees, or four-year college transfers.

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.