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8 CCCs Working With Obama’s TechHire Program

Last Updated on 25 March 2015 25 March 2015 in News by George Lorenzo

Photo courtesy of WhiteHouse.govEight California Community Colleges are leading a regional effort to help high school and college students prepare for jobs in high-tech as part of a nationwide program sponsored by the White House.

eTranscript CA Mini Grants Going, Going…

Last Updated on 26 March 2015 24 March 2015 in News by Crista Souza

eTranscript CaliforniaCalifornia’s community colleges are being encouraged to hurry and apply for limited-time mini grants to help cover the cost of implementing or improving electronic transcripts at their campuses before the funds run out.

Don’t Miss OEI Town Hall & CT Forum, April 8-9

Last Updated on 26 March 2015 23 March 2015 in News by Crista Souza

OEI Town Hall and Campus Technology Forum 2015There’s still time to reserve your spot at the OEI Town Hall, held in conjunction with the Campus Technology Forum 2015, April 8-9 in Long Beach, Calif., and simulcast from Sacramento City College on April 8.

OEI Updates: Momentum Builds From Forward-Thinking, Collaborative Culture

Last Updated on 26 March 2015 26 March 2015 in Opinion by Pat James

Online Education Initiative Executive Director Pat JamesThe months are flying by and we are so busy here in Online Education Initiative (OEI) land. I keep thinking that things will slow down as we solidify the initiative components, but it seems they are picking up speed instead! Everyday there is a success that is followed by a new challenge, and so the building of the initiative continues.

Online Tutoring Services Offered Systemwide

Last Updated on 25 March 2015 24 March 2015 in News by Sandoval Chagoya

Link-Systems International Inc. NetTutor Online Tutoring SystemWith the recent selection of Link-Systems International Inc. (LSI) as the provider of online tutoring services for the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI), all community colleges throughout the state now have access to two important resources to help provide online tutoring support for their students.

Ed Planning Initiative Marches Onward

Last Updated on 26 March 2015 25 March 2015 in News by Robyn Tornay

California Community Colleges Education Planning InitiativeMarch Madness isn’t just for college basketball. The California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) team has spent the past month running up and down the state of California.

Activities have been focused on presenting and coordinating information sessions for college personnel interested in the education planning and degree audit tools that will be available once the pilot colleges have implemented and installed the products.

Online Teaching Conference 2015 Registration Open

Last Updated on 25 March 2015 23 March 2015 in News by Tiffiny Hickey

Online Teaching Conference 2015Registration is now open for the 15th Annual Online Teaching Conference, being held June 18 and 19 at the San Diego Convention Center.

Summit Rallies Faculty Around Course Exchange

Last Updated on 12 March 2015 10 March 2015 in News by Crista Souza

CCC Online Education Initiative Professional Development Summit

Enthusiasm is building around the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) after a recent Summit of CCC distance education professionals brought one of the OEI’s more complex elements into focus.

CAS To Include Optional Multiple Measures

Last Updated on 12 March 2015 10 March 2015 in News by Jennifer Coleman

CCC Common Assessment Initiative Multiple MeasuresA suite of validated multiple measures (MMs) will be offered for use in making local placement decisions as part of a statewide assessment being developed by the California Community Colleges Common Assessment Initiative (CAI).

EPI Adding Tools to Support Student Lifecycle

Last Updated on 12 March 2015 09 March 2015 in News by Robyn Tornay

Education Planning Tool and Degree Audit System Steering CommitteeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) Pilot Colleges announced the selection of Hobsons as their Education Planning Tools and Degree Audit System (EPT/DAS) vendor.

CT Forum Registration Free For OEI Town Hall Attendees

Last Updated on 19 March 2015 08 March 2015 in News by Sandoval Chagoya

Campus Technology Forum 2015, April 8-9, Long Beach, CA OEI Town Hall Attendees Register for FreeExclusive: Complimentary registration for Online Education Inititiave (OEI) Town Hall and Campus Technology (CT) Forum in Long Beach.

OEI and Campus Technology Events invite you to attend the OEI Town Hall and Campus Technology Forum, April 8-9, in Long Beach, California — at no charge!

OEI Updates: Working Together

Last Updated on 26 March 2015 25 February 2015 in Opinion by Pat James

OEI Executive Director Pat JamesThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) has recently hit some major milestones–most significantly the selection of Instructure’s Canvas as the common course management system (CCMS) for our colleges.

The process actually started last summer at the Distance Education Coordinators’ Retreat in San Diego. It continued in fall, with the formation of the full CCMS Committee comprised of the CCMS Workgroup of the OEI Steering Committee and representatives of the Full Launch Pilot Colleges, and culminated with the selection on Feb. 5, 2015.

Speakers Announced For eTranscript Workshop

Last Updated on 26 February 2015 24 February 2015 in News by Sandoval Chagoya

eTranscript California & CCCApply 2015 WorkshopsThree high-profile keynote speakers have been lined up for the 2015 Annual CCCApply & California Electronic Transcript Workshops to be held March 31 and April 1 at Sacramento City College in Sacramento, CA.

CCC Chancellor To Speak At Annual Tutoring Conference

Last Updated on 26 February 2015 25 February 2015 in News by Crista Souza

Association of Colleges for Tutoring and Learning AssistanceCalifornia Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris has been announced as a keynote speaker for the Eureka Summit, part of the 41st Annual ACTLA Conference, being held March 29 through April 1 in San Francisco.

Data Standards Best Practices Entries Sought

Last Updated on 26 February 2015 19 February 2015 in News by Michael D. Sessa

PESC, the P20W Education Standards CouncilP20W Education Standards Council (PESC), is accepting entries for its 16th Annual Best Practices Competition, which highlights and promotes innovation in interoperable data standards across P20W education.

Canvas Chosen For Course Management

Last Updated on 12 February 2015 11 February 2015 in News by Sandoval Chagoya

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) announced its intent to award Instructure Inc. the contract to provide an online course management system and related services to community colleges statewide.

2 Partners Selected For CCCAssess Development

Last Updated on 25 February 2015 11 February 2015 in News by Sandoval Chagoya

California Community Colleges Common Assessment InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Common Assessment Initiative (CAI) announced its intent to award contracts to Unicon Inc. and Link-Systems International Inc. for development and support of CCCAssess.

Ed Planning Team Demos Student Portal

Last Updated on 12 February 2015 11 February 2015 in News by Robyn Tornay

California Community Colleges Education Planning InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) celebrated a significant milestone in January with initial demonstrations of the Student Services Portal interface being developed by Unicon.