As the academic year moves into full swing, the Vision Resource Center team wants to ensure all IT professionals are aware of and familiar with the system requirements needed to provide capable equipment for all users. Proper equipment ensures users have a positive user experience in the Vision Resource Center and unbarred email access to notifications from the Vision Resource Center communicating updates, news, and more. This professional development and collaboration platform offers more than 8,000 free online classes, 45 online communities, and an events calendar promoting systemwide professional development opportunities. For new IT professionals or those who would like a refresher, please log in to the Vision Resource Center and access this online knowledge article about the general minimum system requirements for your college/district, discussing software considerations, browser compatibility, email configurations, and network security.
Canvas Tips and Tricks
New Canvas integration tools can be enabled for instructors to better understand student behavior and facilitate data-driven decisions designed to improve student experiences.
CCCApply Homepage Updates
The updated CCCApply site’s homepage expanded search functionality helps students find several campus options for prospective students to choose from depending on their educational goals.
California Community Colleges Through GIS Mapping Updated
The GIS Map Viewer provides a common repository for the various maps, documents, links, and other tools we are collecting in our ongoing work at the California Community Colleges.
Zoom Security Settings
CCC TechConnect Senior Media Help Desk Specialist Donna Gustafson offers important tips on how to keep Zoom meetings safe.
Information Security is an Investment in Equity and Economic Mobility
Immature information technology and security can slow down the whole cycle of student support, imposing delays in student enrollment confirmation or receipt of financial aid and hindering faculty and staff’s ability to reach out to students in need.
The Importance of Differentiating Retiree Email Accounts
Consistent use of retiree email accounts wanes over time, and credentials used for email access can become compromised through breaches occurring at third-party services.