LAST_UPDATED2 01 December 2016 in News by Jory Hadsell

Online Education Initiative participates in U.S. Department of Education symposium, "Sustaining the Momentum for Innovation in Higher Education," held at the White House, Nov. 15, 2016.In recent weeks, the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) has received recognition for leadership and innovation for achievements related to implementation of the OEI online education ecosystem.

LAST_UPDATED2 01 December 2016 in News by David Quintanilla

California Community Colleges Education Planning InitiativeThe year 2016 saw much progress by the California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI), as products moved from development to implementation, and focused communication increased awareness of the initiative.

LAST_UPDATED2 01 December 2016 in News by Crista Souza

Common Assessment Initiative representatives at the CATESOL 2016 Conference, left to right: Oranit Limmaneeprasert, American River College; Dana Miho, Mt. San Antonio College; Nancy Frampton, Madera Community College Center (Reedley College); Gabriella Nuttall, Sacramento City College; Amy Beadle, CAI Program ManagerThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Common Assessment Initiative (CAI) recently presented at the California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (CATESOL) conference to discuss status of the statewide common assessment.

LAST_UPDATED2 17 November 2016 in Opinion by Pat James

Pat James, OEI Executive DirectorThis is likely my last blog post as the Executive Director of the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI).

I have complete confidence in the ability of the established OEI team under the direction of Jory Hadsell to continue the philosophy that we do what is good for students in all cases and continue the good work of the initiative.

LAST_UPDATED2 17 November 2016 in News by Crista Souza

CCC Information Security and Accessibility Workshops, Jan. 9-10, 2017The California Community Colleges (CCC) Information Security Center and Accessibility Center will again present back-to-back workshops designed for CCC IT and information professionals, January 9-10, 2017, at Evergreen Valley College.

LAST_UPDATED2 17 November 2016 in Opinion by Jeff Holden

California Community Colleges Information Security CenterThe internet is a wide open space and, much like the real world, contains the greatest and the darkest of things. This blog will focus on the best browsing practices to protect yourself on the internet.

LAST_UPDATED2 17 November 2016 in News by OEI Library Services Work Group

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeAs California’s community colleges adopt the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS) as part of the state’s Online Education Initiative (OEI), librarians have new opportunities to bring library research and information literacy instruction into the online environment.

LAST_UPDATED2 17 November 2016 in Opinion by Sean Keegan

California Community Colleges Accessibility CenterA question often asked is, “Why are web and IT accessibility requirements necessary when students can request accommodations?” This perception is not uncommon and stems from a misunderstanding as to the right of access and the role of student accommodations in the higher education environment.

LAST_UPDATED2 17 November 2016 in News by David Quintanilla

Student Senate for CCC 2017 Fall General AssemblyCollaboration between the California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) and the Student Senate for California Community Colleges (SSCCC) has been well documented. Since its inception, EPI has made student engagement a priority, from including students in its governance meetings to engaging in testing of its products, such as CCC MyPath.

LAST_UPDATED2 17 November 2016 in News by Crista Souza

2017 CCCApply & California Electronic Transcripts Annual Workshop**Editor's note: The date and venue of this event has changed. The event has been moved to April 12-13, 2017, at Sacramento City College in Sacramento, CA. (Updated 11/28/17)**

Get ready for the annual CCCApply and California Electronic Transcripts Workshop, to be held April 5-6, 2017, at Contra Costa College in San Pablo, Calif. Registration is open, and there is no charge to attend.

LAST_UPDATED2 17 November 2016 in News by Tiffiny Hickey

Online Teaching Conference, June 19-21, 2017The Online Teaching Conference is pleased to announce pre-conference workshops designed to complement the OTC’17 program. With input from attendee feedback, the workshops provide hands-on opportunities for exploring leading-edge teaching and learning skills and strategies.

LAST_UPDATED2 03 November 2016 in News by Crista Souza

Santa Rosa Junior College is one of the first to offer CCC MyPath, a Student Services Portal developed by the Education Planning Initiative.

The California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) announced the initial production version of the CCC MyPath student portal is ready for colleges to begin offering it to their students.

LAST_UPDATED2 03 November 2016 in News by CCC Chancellor's Office

California Community Colleges Common Assessment InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Chancellor’s Office Common Assessment Initiative (CAI) has been working diligently to develop CCCAssess, the common assessment tool to be implemented systemwide.

LAST_UPDATED2 20 October 2016 in News by Crista Souza

Project Glue is a program of the California Community Colleges Technology Center.What do Canvas, the Course Exchange, CCC MyPath portal and CCCApply have in common? Aside from being elements of student success programs in the California Community Colleges (CCC), they all involve massive amounts of data.

LAST_UPDATED2 20 October 2016 in News by Crista Souza

California Community Colleges to connect to CENIC network backbone at 10-GBytes/secTo meet increasing demands on campus network capacity, the California Community Colleges (CCC) received $7 million one-time and $5 million in ongoing state funds to upgrade campus network circuits systemwide.

LAST_UPDATED2 20 October 2016 in Opinion by Jeff Holden

California Community Colleges Information Security CenterIf you’re not familiar with the term phishing, it is an attempt to fraudulently obtain sensitive information such as account login and passwords, Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, account numbers, etc.

LAST_UPDATED2 20 October 2016 in Opinion by Pat James

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeHello! It’s surprising how quickly these months go by. It’s also hard to imagine that in only two and a half months, I will be turning over the job of Executive Director of the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) to someone else.

LAST_UPDATED2 20 October 2016 in News by David Quintanilla

California Community Colleges Educaiton Planning InitiativeAn important objective of the California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) is to simplify the lives of CCC students, counselors, faculty and staff. As EPI develops its tools and services, this objective has served as a guide, ensuring the promotion of student success.

LAST_UPDATED2 20 October 2016 in Opinion by Sean Keegan

California Community Colleges Accessibility CenterA notable outcome from the recent court cases, legal settlements and consent decrees involving IT accessibility is the expectation that institutions conduct regular accessibility reviews. Such examinations are not intended to be punitive but rather to highlight the websites and campus technologies that may be inaccessible to students, faculty, staff or members of the public.

LAST_UPDATED2 19 October 2016 in News by @ONE

@ONE offers new online teaching certificate program.Technology, like the seasons, changes constantly. This year has seen many changes throughout our state, including the adoption of a common course management system, Canvas. At @ONE, we're changing, too.

LAST_UPDATED2 19 October 2016 in News by Crista Souza

California Awards for Innovation in Higher Education, 2016-17Applications are being sought for California’s Awards for Innovation in Higher Education, a program that will recognize California colleges and their partners for developments related to student success and access.

LAST_UPDATED2 06 October 2016 in News by Crista Souza

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeStarting this fall, California Community Colleges (CCC) students will be able to easily cross-register for online courses offered at eight colleges through a course exchange system designed by the CCC Online Education Initiative (OEI).

LAST_UPDATED2 06 October 2016 in News by Debra Connick, Pamela Walker and Craig Rutan

California Community Colleges students mingle on campus.After careful consideration, the launch of CCCAssess, the online tool being developed by the California Community Colleges (CCC) Common Assessment Initiative (CAI), is delayed, pending additional validation tests.

LAST_UPDATED2 06 October 2016 in News by David Quintanilla

California Community Colleges Education Planning InitiativeThrough development of innovative tools, such as the CCC MyPath Student Services Portal, the California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) is assisting colleges with helping students clarify short- and long-term goals.