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The California Virtual Campus (CVC) provides complete, timely, and accurate information about online courses and programs in California higher education with a strong emphasis on the California Community College… Take me to the California Virtual Campus website

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Faculty Resources

Well-designed online courses are critical to student success. In the California Community Colleges, resources are not always available to help teachers identify course design strategies nor to implement them. Therefore, one of the main components of the OEI is providing the resources to faculty that are needed to ensure quality course design… Read more about faculty resources

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Student Success Resources

The Online Education Initiative (OEI) recognizes that increasing student success involves many aspects of student support beyond that provided by the classroom instructor. Many students are unaware when they register for an online course that the environment requires a skill set that is different from what is needed for the traditional… Read more about student resources

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Technology Resources

The Online Education Initiative offers colleges the technology resources to support students in completing their educational goals. Leading the way is Instructure’s Canvas, the common course management system (CCMS) selected with overwhelming support following a nearly one-year evaluation and review process… Read more about technology resources

RSS Student Success News

  • CCMS Implementation Lessons Learned May 12, 2016
    How do national consortia use common course management systems (CCMS)? The California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) worked with a leading higher education consulting firm to find out.
  • Multiple Measures Improve Student Placement May 12, 2016
    At Bakersfield College, 1,600 students were placed in classes this year based on their high school transcript information rather than a single placement test. The approach is already showing promise for future student placements.

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