TechEDge eNews Update | 17 November 2016 |
Leading Technology In Education For California's Future
This 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. ...
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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.

The annual event offers two full days of professional development sessions, engaging keynote speakers, and user-training workshops. Registrants may sign up to attend one or both days. ... Read More

The 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.

Registration is now open for the CCC Information Security and Electronic/IT Accessibility Workshops. ...
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As 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. ...  Read More
A 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. ... Read More  
The 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.

There are a thousand and one products out there that promise to keep you safe online, and they all work to varying extents, but the best protection is situational awareness and best practices. ... Read More
Collaboration 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. ... Read More

The 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. ... Read More

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