Wednesday, August 21, 2013

CCCOnline Connect Conference Registration Is Now Open!

We are excited to announce that registration for the CCCOnline CONNECT Conference on October 4th is now open!

Visit our new CONNECT website today at and click on the Registration page to reserve your spot at the conference. Be sure to explore the website to find additional information including:
  • Biographies on featured keynote speakers
  • Conference sponsors
  • Detailed descriptions of break out sessions.
We look forward to seeing you at CONNECT in October!
CONNECT is a free, one-day event drawing around 300 instructors from CCCOnline and other colleges in the Colorado Community College System. This annual event is an important opportunity for CCCOnline instructors to meet face to face to engage with each other and with new ideas in eLearning innovation. The conference will include presentations on the current state of CCCOnline, headlining presentations by keynote speakers, and breakout sessions by CCCOnline instructors and staff members on teaching and learning strategies, pedagogy and technology.

Sean Renner
CCCOnline Connect Conference Committee Chair

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities

Hi folks,

Here are the Professional Development opportunities we have coming up at CCCOnline this month. As always, you can register on the Training and Professional Development Database, find registration details and instructions on the Registration Process page, and find out more information about these and other opportunities on CCCOnline's Training and Professional Development web page.

Monday, August 19 - Saturday, August 24: Remote Labs (Workshop)
This one-week workshop will serve as an introduction to using NANSLO's RWSL (Remote Web-based Science Laboratory). Participants will learn about the history of remote laboratories, about how to use them in the classroom, and gain valuable experience by participating in a remote lab activity. Registration for workshops closes on August 9th, 10 days prior to the workshop.

Friday, August 23, 1:00 PM MST: Engaging Online Math Students (Webinar)
In this webinar, we will explore best practices for the online math “classroom” – the discussions. Come learn about strategies for keeping students engaged online, and participate in a brainstorming session to find ways to create and facilitate discussions which are meaningful for students and practical for instructors. Please bring your ideas and experiences to our discussion on discussions! Facilitated by Erica Hastert, Associate Dean of Math, CCCOnline

Thursday, August 01, 2013

Cultivating Excellence Blog and CCCOnline Instructor Communities

In case you didn't know, CCCOnline has a community discussion board.  Here, we have educational blogs you can participate in, or just read for interest.  Please visit our Cultivating Excellence Blog by clicking on and scrolling to the bottom of the page.  

If you teach with us, your Academic Division will also have a "Community" set up for your Division.   If you have a moment, please visit if you haven't already by doing the following:

  • Log in to the CCCOnline portal
  • Click the Faculty tab [If you do not have the faculty tab email your chair ASAP]
  • From the Faculty Gateway Access widget, located on the right side of the screen, click the Log into CCCOnline Community Site [clicking this link will give you access to the CCCOnline Community and enroll you if you are a new instructor]
Hope you have a great semester!