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Last Updated on 06 March 2014 06 March 2014 in News by David Raths
With $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.
Last Updated on 06 March 2014 06 March 2014 in News by Sandoval Chagoya
Campus Technology Forum, the West Coast event from the award-winning producers of Campus Technology magazine, is designed to provide you with real, hands-on actionable intelligence in campuswide technology.
Last Updated on 06 March 2014 01 March 2014 in News by Tiffiny Hickey
Martha 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.
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.
Last Updated on 06 March 2014 19 February 2014 in News by Patricia Donohue
Registration 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.
Last Updated on 06 March 2014 18 February 2014 in News by Patricia Donohue
Information 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.
Last Updated on 06 March 2014 01 March 2014 in News by Patricia Donohue
The 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.
Last Updated on 06 March 2014 03 March 2014 in News by Michael D. Sessa
- 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.
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.
Last Updated on 20 December 2013 18 December 2013 in News by Tiffiny Hickey
We're excited to announce the two keynote speakers we have scheduled! Register now to secure your place at the the Online Teaching Conference 2014, June 20-21, in San Diego and be a part of it all!
Last Updated on 06 January 2014 18 December 2013 in Opinion by Doug Hersh
While some learning theories view student note-taking as an essential means of knowledge reconstruction, many students find the multitasking requirements daunting. Pedagogy 2.0 speaks with Cogi.com to learn about a mobile note-talking app that promises to help students listen and think critically when information exceeds the speed of write. Watch the video and let us know what you think!
Last Updated on 19 December 2013 18 December 2013 in News by CCC TechEDge Staff
Security News is a periodic roundup of IT security news important to the California Community Colleges. In this roundup: Higher Ed Must Lock Down Data Security >> Department of Homeland Security will expand cybersecurity intern program
By Paige Francis—Information Week
Higher education rivals only the healthcare industry in housing personally identifiable data.
Last Updated on 24 October 2013 23 October 2013 in News by Tiffiny Hickey
Faculty 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.
Last Updated on 18 December 2013 23 October 2013 in News by Tiffiny Hickey
Registration is now open for the Online Teaching Conference 2014, June 20-21, 2014, at the Town and Country Resort, San Diego. Discounted registration prices are available through April 11 and a call for proposals has been announced.
Last Updated on 24 October 2013 23 October 2013 in News by Sandoval Chagoya
The 19th Annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning will be held November 20-22, 2013, at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Florida. This year's theme is "Online Learning: A Universe of Opportunities."
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.
Last Updated on 05 September 2013 04 September 2013 in News by Sandoval Chagoya
CCC 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 ...
Last Updated on 19 December 2013 04 September 2013 in Opinion by Doug Hersh
In this edition of Pedagogy 2.0, I’d like to focus on a quiet revolution that is less about gold-plated iPhones and more focused on wonder, excitement, and just plain fun. I am referring to how a new generation of dreamers will change your life through a combination of daring, design, and development. The projects below suggest just how much our students can learn through an integrated multidisciplinary curriculum formulated around their outcome-oriented ventures.
Last Updated on 18 December 2013 02 August 2013 in News by CCC TechEDge Staff
Security News is a periodic roundup of IT security news important to the California Community Colleges. In this roundup: Hackers increasingly attack universities, and admins are reaching for their wallets >> Stanford University Network Hacked >> Universities Face a Rising Barrage of Cyberattacks >> Academic institutions urged to take steps to prevent DNS amplification attacks >> Analyzing The Cost of a HIPAA-related Breach Through the Lens of the Critical Security Controls >> Risk Assessment / Security & Hacktivism - Anatomy of a hack >> Espionage malware infects raft of governments, industries around the world >> California data breach study indicates lack of encryption >> Failure to clean up old Java is leaving enterprises vulnerable to attack >> Crypto flaw makes millions of smartphones susceptible to hijacking.
Last Updated on 20 June 2013 20 June 2013 in News by Paige Marlatt Dorr
A 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.
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.
Last Updated on 20 June 2013 20 June 2013 in News by Paige Marlatt Dorr
De Anza College mathematics professor Dr. Barbara Illowsky has received the 2013 OpenCourseWare Consortium’s Educator ACE Award for her work in creating an open statistics textbook that is in use by more than 20 colleges in North America and for working to expand open educational resources throughout the world.
Last Updated on 28 May 2013 23 May 2013 in News by Sandoval Chagoya
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.