California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeSince the inception of the Online Education Initiative (OEI), many California Community Colleges have been working together to address online achievement gaps and increase student access to fully-resourced online courses that propel them toward completion.

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) has been actively working to support the needs of online learners at colleges throughout the system. One of the most important areas of impact for the OEI is helping colleges expand access to critical academic and support services for students.

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeWith fall courses underway across the state, and a return to limited parking and crowded hallways, we in the California Community Colleges (CCC) are reminded of the need to serve students as effectively and efficiently as possible.

Marsha Reske, Dean of Distance Education at American River College (ARC), speaks at Can*Innovate, which was held Aug. 14, 2017, at ARC in Sacramento, Calif.As colleges geared up for fall term, staff and faculty who use Canvas gathered for a day-long event to share effective practices, build community and learn about integrating student support tools and services into online and hybrid courses.

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeThe months of July and August provide some terrific opportunities to get insights into how California’s community colleges are leveraging Canvas as the centerpiece of a robust online education ecosystem targeted at bringing student support front and center into the online learning experience.

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeEarlier this week I had the opportunity to attend and present at the Distance Education Coordinators’ annual retreat, sponsored by the California Community Colleges Distance Education Coordinators Organization (CCC DECO).

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.

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.

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeThe California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) has been actively engaged with colleagues statewide to expand support for online education in our system, specifically aimed at student completion toward transfer and enhancing access to high quality online learning opportunities.