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Last Updated on 04 September 2014 29 August 2014 in News by Crista Souza
Students 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.
Last Updated on 03 September 2014 02 September 2014 in News by George Lorenzo
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.
Last Updated on 04 September 2014 03 September 2014 in News by CCC TechEDge Staff
An 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.
Last Updated on 04 September 2014 04 September 2014 in News by Patricia Donohue
eTranscript 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.
Last Updated on 05 September 2014 03 September 2014 in Opinion by Pat James
August was a significant month for the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Iniatiative (OEI) staff. We hired the permanent replacements for the launch team officers. The new peeps start this week. We received the Request for Information (RFI) with initial vendor information for the Common Course Management System (CCMS) work and had the first meeting of the work group that is reviewing those and developing a Request for Proposal (RFP). We are working on the RFI for the tutoring vendor, which should be out within a couple of weeks. On the professional development course approval front, we have received more than 80 applications from folks across the state willing to serve as course reviewers, and that process is advancing rapidly.
Last Updated on 02 September 2014 29 August 2014 in News
The 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.
Last Updated on 18 August 2014 18 August 2014 in News by Sandoval Chagoya
The Education Planning Initiative (EPI) is making progress toward identifying the essential workings of the Student Services Portal and the Educational Planning Tool/Degree Audit System (EPT/DAS).
Last Updated on 20 August 2014 18 August 2014 in News by Sandoval Chagoya
Twenty-four pilot colleges have agreed to participate in the first phase of the Online Education Initiative, which is set to begin in Fall 2014 and run through the end of Spring 2016.
Last Updated on 28 August 2014 18 August 2014 in News by Sandoval Chagoya
Three executive appointments were recently announced by Online Education Initiative (OEI) Executive Director Pat James. The newly hired “permanent” leadership team members replace members of the OEI Launch Team.
Last Updated on 31 July 2014 29 July 2014 in News by Crista Souza
All of California Community Colleges’ 112 campuses will be able to get “up to speed” on the Internet, thanks to the newly passed 2014-15 state budget, which increased funding for CCC network infrastructure by 38 percent.
Last Updated on 01 July 2014 25 June 2014 in News by Patricia Donohue
More than 40 community colleges in the process of implementing the new version of CCCApply will have more time to complete their migration and user testing before going live on the new, free version.