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EPI Teams Developing Portal And EPT/DAS

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

CCC Education Planning InitiativeThe 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).

3 OEI Groups To Pilot Courses And Services

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.

OEI Updates: Pilot Begins To Take Shape

Last Updated on 20 August 2014 18 August 2014 in Opinion by Pat James

Pat James, Executive Director, CCC Online Education InitiativeDear Colleagues,

The OEI project is moving along! We have completed selection of the permanent executive team and announced our pilot colleges.

OEI Names 3 New Executives

Last Updated on 28 August 2014 18 August 2014 in News by Sandoval Chagoya

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeThree 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.

CCC Budget To Fund Systemwide Internet Upgrade

Last Updated on 31 July 2014 29 July 2014 in News by Crista Souza

California Community Colleges To Get Systemwide Internet UpgradeAll 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.

OEI Group Gets Education In Learner Analytics

Last Updated on 30 July 2014 24 July 2014 in News by George Lorenzo

Learner AnalyticsData analytics will play a critical role in the realization of a centralized, comprehensive online education system being developed in concert by three statewide grant initiatives of the California Community Colleges (CCC).

Campus Technology Fall Forum 2014

Last Updated on 30 July 2014 23 July 2014 in News by Lynn Buchanan

Campus Technology Fall Forum 2014 A call for presentations is now open for the Campus Technology Fall Forum, being held Nov. 4 to Nov. 5 in Chicago, where becoming an innovative and connected campus will be the focus.

OEI Updates: Making Online Programs Effective for All CCC Students

Last Updated on 18 August 2014 30 July 2014 in Opinion by Pat James

Hello colleagues!

The summer is usually a little less fast-paced for educators than it is during the regular school year. For those of us working on the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI), that has NOT been the case! The many parts to this complex project have kept us hopping all through July.

@ONE Announces Online Courses For Fall 2014

Last Updated on 30 July 2014 18 July 2014 in News by CCC TechEDge Staff

@ONE LogoThe @ONE Project has announced a new slate of online courses for the Fall 2014 term, designed for California Community Colleges (CCC) faculty and staff involved with distance education.

Get Back-to-School Ready with 3C Media Solutions

Last Updated on 30 July 2014 23 July 2014 in News by Tiffiny Hickey

3C Media Solutions LogoAs you start preparing for the new school year, remember you can upload video and document files to 3C Media Solutions. Then share the links, embed them into your LMS, or keep them private, it’s up to you.

CCC Confer Announces Mobile Apps and More

Last Updated on 30 July 2014 22 July 2014 in News

CCC Confer LogoCCC Confer, the online conferencing service of the California Community Colleges, announced several new mobile apps, new training sessions and more.

EDUCAUSE Call For Content Leaders

Last Updated on 30 July 2014 18 July 2014 in News by CCC TechEDge Staff

EDUCAUSE ConnectThe call for content leaders is now open for EDUCAUSE Connect: San Diego, running Jan. 28 through Jan. 30, 2015.

CAI Reviews RFI, Forms Key Work Groups

Last Updated on 17 July 2014 16 July 2014 in News by Sandoval Chagoya

Flexible and innovative solutions exist for a common assessment platform, as does the potential to integrate and leverage these solutions with a variety of California Community College initiatives and programs.

EPI Shaping RFP, Portal Elements

Last Updated on 17 July 2014 16 July 2014 in News by Sandoval Chagoya

CCC Education Planning Initiative Steering CommitteeWith governance now in place, the California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) is beginning to tackle the question of technology to support a systemwide student services portal.

OEI Developments Laying Solid Foundation

Last Updated on 16 July 2014 16 July 2014 in News by Sandoval Chagoya

Several key decisions have been or will be made within the next month that will form the foundation for the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) as it enters the pilot phase.

Welcome to OEI Updates!

Last Updated on 13 August 2014 16 July 2014 in Opinion by Pat James

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeWelcome to the first of what I hope will be many blog posts addressed to those of you interested in the status of the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI), and about Distance Education in general.

Breach Underscores Need For Security Training

Last Updated on 26 June 2014 24 June 2014 in News by Crista Souza

Information security is serious business for colleges and universities, whose computer networks house the personal, identity and financial information of many thousands of students.

Colleges Get More Time To Implement CCCApply

Last Updated on 01 July 2014 25 June 2014 in News by Patricia Donohue

OpenCCCApplyMore 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.

OEI Pilot Colleges Selection In The Works

Last Updated on 25 June 2014 24 June 2014 in News by Crista Souza

Choosing which colleges to include in the pilot phase of the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) will take longer than planned due to overwhelming interest from colleges throughout the state.

Report Reveals 2013 Data Security Trends

Last Updated on 01 July 2014 23 June 2014 in News by CCC TechEDge Staff

Verizon’s recently released 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report reveals some startling trends from the 2013 calendar year. The statistics indicate there’s still much work and learning to be done when it comes to information security.

OTC’14 Archive Now Available

Last Updated on 25 June 2014 23 June 2014 in News by Tiffiny Hickey

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Thank you for a great Online Teaching Conference 2014! The conference, held in San Diego on June 20-21, had a sold-out attendance of more than 500 face-to-face attendees, and hundreds more virtual attendees, each contributing to the overwhelming success of OTC14.

Introducing CCC Technology For Student Success News

Last Updated on 31 July 2014 23 June 2014 in News by CCC TechEDge Staff

The California Community Colleges Technology Center has launched a new monthly enewsletter in an effort to keep CCC students, faculty, staff and administrators well informed about the growth and development of the three statewide online education grant initiatives.

PPIC Report Validates Goals Of CCC Online Education Initiative

Last Updated on 01 July 2014 23 June 2014 in News by Crista Souza

While nearly 20 percent of students enrolled in at least one online course in 2012, only 60.4 percent completed those online courses with a passing grade, according to a new report by the Public Policy Institute of California.