April 2021

April 2021

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Adopting Accessibility Board Policies

A virtual workshop hosted by the California Community Colleges Accessibility Center outlined one college’s process to adopt accessibility board policies and administrative procedures, and the resources that are available to colleges undertaking a similar effort.

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COVID-19 Sparks Massive Surge of Zoom Users in the California Community College System

To meet the dramatic increase in demand for help, TechConnect’s Support Services implemented a training program for users consisting of recorded trainings available in its online knowledge base, which the staff keeps current with the latest information, frequently asked questions, best practices and videos for users to access at their convenience.

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CCC TechConnect Provides Technology Solutions to the CCC System

Funded by a grant from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, CCC TechConnect’s mission is to offer technology solutions and support to enhance the online learning experience and boost student success — which as previously mentioned in this issue — has helped facilitate 8 million meetings throughout the system, including courses, meetings, and conferences.

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Faculty Leverage Course Design to Start the Accessibility Conversation

In a January virtual workshop hosted by the CCC Accessibility Center, college representatives discussed how course development has been the starting point for creating a culture of accessibility on their campuses.

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Social Engineering Attacks and How to Avoid It

A social engineering attack is when an individual attempts to take advantage of an unsuspecting person in order to obtain confidential information or the means to access that information. In a January virtual workshop, Omer Usmani covered the most common social engineering methods and what to do if you suspect you have been targeted.

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An Inside Look at CCC Data

As a systemwide service supporting local efforts, CCC Data provides researchers at colleges, districts, and the CCCCO with access to these data sources, where critical data may be used to support institutional decision-making aligned with the Chancellor's Vision for Success.

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