TechEDge eNews Update | 22 September 2016 |
Leading Technology In Education For California's Future
The California Community Colleges (CCC) has added 1,190 courses to the California Virtual Campus (CVC) catalog for 2016, which now lists 21,160 courses and 1,313 degree programs offered online by 169 accredited higher education institutions. ... Read More
Password. That's a cringe-inducing word. What a pain; you constantly need to change your passwords. You have to use mental gymnastics to remember all of them, and don't get me started on special characters. I hate passwords. ... Read More
Last month, IT accessibility leaders from several states presented a policy-driven model as another approach toward evaluating vendor bids and the level of accessibility in those information technology products.

Rather than emphasizing technical standards, the presenters identified major areas and key criteria related to accessibility by which to assess a vendor's commitment and capability to producing accessible information technology products. ...
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I hope you are all having a great fall start! The California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) team is holding implementation meetings with our pilot colleges to get them ready to participate in the OEI Exchange.

Exchange pilot activities are scheduled to begin in the 2017 spring and fall semesters and there's a lot going on! ...
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As the California Community Colleges (CCC) Education Planning Initiative (EPI) develops its products and services, ensuring student involvement and engagement is fundamental. From the beginning, EPI has emphasized listening to students.

This has been accomplished through multiple methods. ... Read More 
Mark your calendars for the next Online Teaching Conference (OTC), which will be held June 19-21, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif.

After reaching capacity attendance for the 2016 conference, the 2017 event is moving to the Hilton Anaheim to accommodate a larger audience -- with the added benefit of being a short walk to Disneyland Park.
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