December 2018

December 2018

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Vision Resource Center provides colleges with tools, communities

The Vision Resource Center, previously the Professional Learning Network, is an online hub for faculty, staff, administrators, and trustees offering training and resources. Connect with colleagues across campus, regions, and with the Chancellor’s Office. 

Learn more about the Vision Resource Center


College Spotlight:
Palomar College faculty and staff use Vision Resource Center to earn credit for professional development.  

Since launching last August, more than 1,600 employees have used Palomar’s version of the Vision Resource Center to access professional development. “At Palomar, we see many benefits to using the Vision Resource Center,” said Kelly Falcone, faculty professional development coordinator. 

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Improvements to CCCApply

A large-scale, collaborative effort led by the state Chancellor’s Office is under way to simplify and reduce the number of questions in CCCApply, using a more streamlined, student-centered design. Implementation is projected for fall 2019. 

Read more about the CCCApply improvements >


Finish Faster Online Summer Results

CCC’s Online Education Initiative (OEI) course finder, Finish Faster Online, continues to yield strong results. Nearly 900 students completed an application and enrolled in a course between May and September. 

Read more about Finish Faster >


Vulnerability Management: A Free Service of the California Community Colleges Information Security Center

The CCC Information Security Center offers a cloud-based tool for colleges to assess IT network security risks. A free service for all community colleges, using CCCSecurityCenter.org can help you recognize vulnerabilities that will protect your college's data.

Learn more about Vulnerability Management >


California Community Colleges Boost Access By Closing Conference Gap

The California Community College system is using a new technology called Zoom, or ConferZoom, to allow students, faculty, and staff to attend classes and meetings from anywhere with the flexibility to join from a computer, laptop, phone, or mobile device.

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Web Developer Tips from the CCC Accessibility Center

The CCC Accessibility Center has posted 3-5 minute web developer tutorials for creating accessible web content, specifically highlighting techniques supporting accessibility for a wide audience.

Watch the web developer tips >


TechConnect Integrates Media and Video Conferencing into Canvas

CCCTechConnect has experienced widespread adoption of its Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) throughout the system. Two LTI’s are currently available to CCC faculty from within Canvas: one for 3C Media Solutions (media integration) and one for ConferZoom (video conferencing).

Learn more about TechConnect >


4CIS Consortium

The 4CIS Consortium was founded with the mission of standardizing and consolidating technology from several districts into one centralized Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.

Learn more about the 4CIS Consortium >

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