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CCC To Help More Students Earn Degrees

Last Updated on 17 April 2014 14 April 2014 in News by George Lorenzo

State Capitol Building, Sacramento, CaliforniaWith support from the California legislature and Governor's Office, the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office will expand online education programs to help more students earn degrees.

CCC Initiatives On Tap At OTC 2014

Last Updated on 17 April 2014 11 April 2014 in News by Tiffiny Hickey

Online Teaching Conference 2014

California Community Colleges’ three statewide technology programs—the Online Education Initiative, Education Planning Initiative and Common Assessment Initiative—will be highlighted at the Online Teaching Conference in June.

CCC Technology Director To Speak At Data Summit

Last Updated on 17 April 2014 10 April 2014 in News by Michael D. Sessa

PESC 2014 Spring Data SummitTim Calhoon, director of California Community Colleges Technology Center, will be among the featured presenters at the upcoming PESC Spring 2014 Data Summit being held April 30 to May 2 in Chicago.

CENIC To Offer Cloud Services

Last Updated on 17 April 2014 09 April 2014 in News by Janis Cortese

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The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) has completed its RFP process and has selected several cloud hosting services. With the execution of Master Service Agreements (MSAs) between CENIC and the awarded cloud services providers, you are able to leverage Secure Cloud Hosting Services as part of your CENIC membership.

Data Analytics ‘Boot Camp’ Targets Cross-Functional Teams

Last Updated on 17 April 2014 08 April 2014 in News by Crista Souza

WCETData analytics is a key thread within the fabric of many of the education technology initiatives now being pursued by the California Community Colleges.

Individuals involved in developing an analytics strategy within their organizations will have the chance to glean some ideas, get their questions answered, and network with higher education leaders and data analytics experts at an upcoming “boot camp” event hosted by education technology collaborative WCET.

International Online Learning Conference Calls For Presentations

Last Updated on 17 April 2014 03 April 2014 in News by Crista Souza

Sloan ConsortiumTime is running out to submit a presentation proposal for the 2014 Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning.

Proposals can be submitted until May 5 for the conference, which runs Oct. 29-31 in Orlando, Fla.

Security News 04.02.14

Last Updated on 14 April 2014 02 April 2014 in News by CCC TechEDge Staff

California Community Colleges Information Security CenterSecurity News is a periodic roundup of IT security news important to the California Community Colleges. The news stories are compiled by CCC TechEDge News Staff members. In this roundup: Johns Hopkins University Web Server Breached; Up To 1,300 Affected >> U-Md. Computer Security Attack Exposes 300,000 Records >> North Dakota University System Says Server Hacked >> UMCP Reports Another Cybersecurity Breach >> 360 Million Recently Compromised Passwords For Sale Online.

CCC Joining Forces For Online Success

Last Updated on 24 March 2014 06 March 2014 in News by David Raths

Online Education InitiativeWith $57 million in funding over several years proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown and approved by the state legislature, California is about to launch a bold experiment in creating a statewide Online Education Initiative.

Martha Kanter To Keynote Online Teaching Conference 2014

Last Updated on 24 March 2014 01 March 2014 in News by Tiffiny Hickey

Martha KanterMartha J. Kanter, Distinguished Visiting Professor of Higher Education and Senior Fellow at New York University (former Chancellor of Foothill-DeAnza CCD and Under Secretary of Education for the US Dept of Education) will be the third keynote speaker at the Online Teaching Conference 2014, June 20-21, at the Town and Country Resort & Conference Center in San Diego, California.

Pedagogy 2.0: Seeing Is Achieving

Last Updated on 06 March 2014 06 March 2014 in Opinion by Dr. Douglas Hersh

Many agree that for distance education to be truly successful, “human presence,” the ability to interact authentically with other human beings, must be central to the pedagogical design. YouSeeU.com capitalizes on this principle by providing customized LMS-agnostic applications for asynchronous online human interaction. Join Dr. Douglas Hersh, Dean, Learning and Technology Resources at Grossmont College as he videoconferences with YourSeeU's Josh Kamrath to learn about their exciting new enabling technologies for human presence.

2014 CCCApply, eTranscripts Workshop

Last Updated on 07 March 2014 19 February 2014 in News by Patricia Donohue

2014 WorkshopsRegistration is now open for the 2014 CCCApply & California Electronic Transcripts Workshops, April 15-16 at Citrus College in Glendora, Ca.

Attendees are encouraged to register today and book travel arrangements early. There is no cost to attend this special annual event. Registration closes on April 8th at 5:00pm.

CCC Security Awareness Training

Last Updated on 06 March 2014 18 February 2014 in News by Patricia Donohue

Bubble_Shield_240.jpgInformation security is a high priority for the CCC Information Security Center, and they take every precaution necessary to protect you and your college from data breeches, cyber risks and online threats.

One of those precautions is the implementation of a systemwide Security Awareness Training program for all California Community Colleges employees and staff, and especially for those who interact with sensitive, confidential data on a regular basis.

Get started with Security Awareness Training

Two Sloan-C Conferences Focus On Student Success, Call For Proposals

Last Updated on 06 March 2014 01 March 2014 in News by Patricia Donohue

sloan19.jpgThe Sloan Consortium for Online Learning is celebrating 20 years of conferences in support of blended and online learning. The celebration begins July 8-9, 2014 with the 11th Annual Sloan-C Blended Learning Conference in Denver, Colorado, and continues October 29-31 with the 20th Annual Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

Call for Presentations for the 20th Annual International Conference is now open. Please review the welcome message from the Program Chair regarding changes from last year’s tracks and themes.

NCES CEDS 4.0 Release, PESC 15TH Annual Best Practices Competition 2014

Last Updated on 06 March 2014 03 March 2014 in News by Michael D. Sessa

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  • NCES announces the release of the Common Education Data Standards (CEDS) Version 4;
  • PESC's 15th Annual Best Practices Competition - Now accepting submissions;
  • CEDS User Workshop meets at the PESC Spring 2014 Data Summit, April 30, 2014.

CCC Confer, 3C Media Solutions Join Forces

Last Updated on 19 December 2013 18 December 2013 in News by Tiffiny Hickey

3C Media Solutions and CCC Confer are partnering together so your CCC Confer archives are automatically converted into a portable video format, which is hosted on the 3CMedia Solutions website.

3C Media Solutions Account Available

Last Updated on 24 October 2013 23 October 2013 in News by Tiffiny Hickey

Create your own 3C Media Solutions AccountFaculty and staff of the California Community Colleges system can now request and receive a 3C Media Solutions account. The account, like all services of 3C Media Solutions, is offered free to CCC personnel.

19,873 Online Courses; 1,356 Online Degrees

Last Updated on 05 September 2013 05 September 2013 in News by Sandoval Chagoya

After its annual update, the California Virtual Campus distance education catalog listings include 19,873 courses and 1,356 degree programs offered online by 166 accredited higher education institutions in California. The total includes 10,915 courses and 611 degree programs offered by the California Community Colleges system.

CCC Confer News and Resources

Last Updated on 05 September 2013 04 September 2013 in News by Sandoval Chagoya

CCC ConferCCC Confer is your e-conferencing solution for California's Colleges. The CCC Confer website and e-conferencing tools are provided as a free service to the administrators, staff and faculty of the California Community Colleges system. Here's what's new at CCC Confer ...

Salary Surfer Shows Power Of CCC Degrees

Last Updated on 20 June 2013 20 June 2013 in News by Paige Marlatt Dorr

Salary SurferA new online tool released by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office allows students and the public to view aggregated median earnings of those who complete a certificate or degree in a specific community college discipline and then enter the workforce.

CCC Information Security Services, Website

Last Updated on 20 June 2013 20 June 2013 in News by Sandoval Chagoya

The California Community Colleges Information Security Center now offers free vulnerability assessment and server monitoring services for CCC campuses statewide. The Information Security Center has also announced the launch of its new website.

NEW CCCApply Will Be Free For Colleges

Last Updated on 28 May 2013 23 May 2013 in News by Sandoval Chagoya

CCCApply - The new online gateway to the California Community Colleges.The CCC Chancellor’s Office is pleased to announce that beginning in FY 2013-14, all costs for the development, maintenance, hosting, and support of the NEW version of CCCApply, including the Online BOG Fee Waiver Application and International Student Application, will be centrally provided for all California Community Colleges.

Get Connected: Social CCC TechEDge

22 February 2012 in News by Sandoval Chagoya

TechEDgeCCC TechEDge has new ways for you to get connected to technology news and events in the California Community Colleges. Join us in the socialsphere.