Opinion

LAST_UPDATED2 Written by Jory Hadsell Thursday, 25 May 2017

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeIn last month’s issue of TechEDge, I talked about, and walked you through, the impactful work of the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) beyond technology, and more specifically about the stakeholders that allow the OEI to be successful in fostering student success.

LAST_UPDATED2 Written by Sean Keegan Thursday, 25 May 2017

California Community Colleges Accessibility CenterIntroduced in the early 1990s by Adobe Systems, the Portable Document Format (PDF) file offered a solution for sharing visually rich documents. Text, fonts, graphics and other content could be bundled into a single file and be reproduced with the same visual fidelity on other computer systems and printers.

LAST_UPDATED2 Written by Sean Keegan Thursday, 20 April 2017

California Community Colleges Accessibility CenterWebsite and information technology access for students with disabilities still poses challenges for colleges. While accessibility policies and procedures are critical for providing guidance and direction to colleges, tools and resources can aid institutions in identifying and fixing actual accessibility issues.

LAST_UPDATED2 Written by Jory Hadsell Thursday, 20 April 2017

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeIn the last issue of TechEDge, I shared some of the groundbreaking work that the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) is doing to launch the Course Exchange, and also reflected on the amazing systemwide collaboration that has been born out of the Canvas adoptions happening at our colleges. In this issue, I’ll peel back the curtain a bit and show how, beyond technology development and implementation, the OEI is helping to drive other impacts on student success that are not necessarily made up of software or circuits.

LAST_UPDATED2 Written by Sean Keegan Thursday, 23 March 2017

Accessibil-IT blog: Automated Accessibility TestingLast month, we focused on the benefits of manual accessibility testing and why manual tests were more effective in determining the true level of accessibility and usability of a website for individuals with disabilities.