TechEDge eNews Update | 20 October 2016 | http://CCCTechEDge.org
Leading Technology In Education For California's Future
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.

Data which, if synchronized between these and other applications among 113 colleges systemwide, would create a seamless continuum of technology offerings designed to help the CCC increase student completion rates and reduce the overall cost of educating more than 2 million students each year. ... Read More

To 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.

Circuits connecting campuses to the Corporation for Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) backbone will be upgraded, where possible, to 10 Gigabits per second. ...
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Phishing has become one of the most - if not the most - common ways criminals obtain sensitive information.

If 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.
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The California Community Colleges (CCC) Chancellor's Office held a webinar Oct. 11 to provide options for early-adopter colleges affected by a delayed rollout of CCCAssess, being developed by the CCC Common Assessment Initiative (CAI). ...  Read More
Hello! 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.

I have so enjoyed working on this initiative with all of the fantastic people who are putting their energies into creating a well-resourced online education environment for the students of California. ... Read More   
An 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. ... Read More

A 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. ... Read More

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.
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Registration is open and speaker proposals are now being accepted for the 2017 Online Teaching Conference (OTC), which will take place June 19-21, 2017, at the Hilton Anaheim in Anaheim, Calif. ... Read More

Applications 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.

California's 2016-17 budget earmarked $25 million for the awards as a way to highlight the state's interest in efforts to: ... Read More 

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