TechEDge eNews Update | 28 April 2016 |
Leading Technology In Education For California's Future

Study Finds CCC's Fee Waiver Best In Nation

Among financial aid offerings for community college students around the country, the California Community Colleges (CCC) fee waiver program does the most to provide access to students who need help with college costs, a new report shows.

CCCAssess College Rollout Schedule Announced

An official schedule for colleges to implement CCCAssess, the statewide assessment designed for the California Community Colleges (CCC), was announced by the CCC Chancellor's Office on behalf of the Common Assessment Initiative (CAI).

Illowsky Elected To Open Ed Consortium Board

Dr. Barbara Illowsky of the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) was elected to the board of directors of the Open Education Consortium, a global organization promoting free access to educational resources.

OEI Updates: Working Smarter To Help Students Succeed

While presenting recently, I used a PowerPoint slide that broke all of the style rules. It had way too much stuff on it, lots of writing crammed onto one small screen space. I did it on purpose. It was the list of what we have accomplished in two years! I call it the "WOW" slide and I've included it below.

PPIC Launches Higher Education Center

Addressing a projected shortage of 1.1 million educated workers by 2030, the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) launched a center to identify higher education policies that improve student success and institutional effectiveness.

@ONE Summer Courses & OEI Workshops

The @ONE Project has announced a slate of summer courses designed to keep California Community Colleges (CCC) faculty and staff up to date on technology to enhance student learning.

Courses are already filling, so don't wait to register.

A New Look For CCC Confer

The CCC Confer website and MyConfer portal recently underwent a redesign to make it easier for California Community Colleges staff, faculty and students to use its online collaboration and web-conferencing services.

WOW Award Nominations Sought

Nominations are being sought for the 2016 WCET Outstanding Work (WOW) Award, which recognizes outstanding efforts in applying an innovative, technology-based solution to a challenging educational need.

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