June 2019

June 2019

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Partnering with Amazon's Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Team to Determine Students' Shortest Path to Degree Completion

The Amazon Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Team’s analysis of associate degree for transfer (ADT) meta-major data has revealed several patterns among students across the system. Findings from the data intelligence partnership will be used by the colleges to inform the design of majors and meta-majors, to review scheduling patterns and to promote students’ shortest paths to degree completion.

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College Spotlight:
Increased Student Usage of CCC MyPath for Onboarding at Cypress and Fullerton Colleges Shows Promise for Student Success

Seeking to simplify the onboarding experience for prospective learners, both Cypress College and Fullerton College went live with a customized CCC MyPath interface this winter. Student usage of MyPath at both colleges helps clarify the onboarding process, and customizable Advisor Cards have led to students’ increased task completion.

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CVC-OEI and CAL State Online Partnering Again for Summer Course Finder Finish Faster Online

Summer online course finder, Finish Faster Online, offers CCC and CSU students access to more than 10,000 transferable courses. The collaboration between the California Virtual Campus – Online Education Initiative and Cal State Online increases course flexibility, helping students reach their educational goals faster.

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Multiple Measures Placement Service Ready for Adoption

Designed to help California’s community colleges meet AB 705 English and math placement requirements, the Multiple Measures Placement Service (MMPS) is now ready for colleges to begin implementation. A recently recorded webinar series is available, explaining how colleges can begin MMPS adoption before the fall 2019 legislative compliance deadline. 

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CCCApply Noncredit Application Releasing in June

The CCCApply team is preparing for the June 28 production release of the Noncredit Application, which will provide colleges with an easier process for collecting data from prospective noncredit students. 

Learn more about the CCCApply Noncredit Application >

CCCApply Spam Filter Reducing Fraudulent Applications

The CCCApply team has been actively enhancing CCCApply’s machine learning spam filter. Consistent college feedback through the CCCApply Admin interface retrains the system nightly to more accurately identify fraudulent applications. 

Learn more about the CCCApply spam filter >

70 California Community Colleges Awarded Grants to Improve Online Career Technical Education Pathways

State funding for new California community college online learning initiatives supporting working Californians was granted by the legislature and former governor last year. Through a competitive grants process, 70 colleges have been awarded funding by the California Virtual Campus - Online Education Initiative for Career Technical Education pathway enhancement.

Learn more about the CVC-OEI grants  >

CCC TechConnect Solutions Available to Students, Faculty and Staff to Enhance Teaching and Learning

CCC TechConnect’s suite of technology platforms and trainings supplement face-to-face and virtual instruction systemwide. Platforms include 3C Media Solutions’ extensive video on demand media warehouse and ConferZoom, the systemwide e-conferencing solution. Additionally, the annual Online Teaching Conference offers faculty and staff valuable resources for online teaching and learning.

Learn more about TechConnect's services >

Information Security and Accessibility Workshops Open to All CCC Staff

The Information Security and Accessibility 2019 Summer Workshops will take place July 29-30 at Coast Community College District. Through presentations and hands-on activities, attendees will learn how colleges can meet legal obligations to secure student data and ensure campus web and IT environments are accessible to all campus community members.

Learn more about the upcoming workshops >

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