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This site is a faculty development site for online instructors at KCKCC.  It contains information relevant to online teaching and learning, using technology, accessibility, copyright, and technology administration.  
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Kansas City Kansas Community College

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Kansas City Kansas Community College is a public, urban, open-door, and comprehensive community college committed to excellence in higher education. Through an accessible and supportive learning environment, the college mission is to provide higher education and lifelong learning to the varied communities, primarily in its service area of Wyandotte and Leavenworth counties.

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Better than Trump’s budget, but…. – Community College Daily

Better than Trump’s budget, but…. – Community College Daily | KCKCC Online Ed News | Scoop.it
A House appropriations panel on Thursday passed a spending bill for the next fiscal year that would trim several programs important to community colleges, but lawmakers on both sides of the aisle indicated they’r
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Building Real Community Online with Free Apps -- Campus Technology

Building Real Community Online with Free Apps -- Campus Technology | KCKCC Online Ed News | Scoop.it
Giving students "voice, choice and connectivity" will help them gain a sense of belonging in a group even when they're states and countries apart.
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Academic Minute | Fighting Rust Belt Blight

Academic Minute | Fighting Rust Belt Blight | KCKCC Online Ed News | Scoop.it
How do you fight abandonment in the Rust Belt? In today's Academic Minute, Michigan State University's Richard Sadler explores avenues for concerned citizens to take to fight blight.
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The OER Moment | Inside Higher Ed Booklets

The OER Moment | Inside Higher Ed Booklets | KCKCC Online Ed News | Scoop.it
"The OER Moment" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles. This collection of news and opinion articles may be downloaded here, free.
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OERs grow on campuses – Community College Daily

OERs grow on campuses – Community College Daily | KCKCC Online Ed News | Scoop.it
Open educational resources (OERs) are expected to have a growing impact on community colleges, according to an annual survey. The anticipated effect of OERs on two-year college campuses has steadily increased from 36 percen
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Let's talk TAACCCT – Community College Daily

Let's talk TAACCCT – Community College Daily | KCKCC Online Ed News | Scoop.it
Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grants from the U.S. Department of Labor help community colleges and other eligible higher education institutions better deliver education and career training programs, preparing mor
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Experts weigh in on study's questions about which students benefit most from online education | Inside Higher Ed

Experts weigh in on study's questions about which students benefit most from online education | Inside Higher Ed | KCKCC Online Ed News | Scoop.it
A study's finding that underprepared students fare worse online spurs questions about which groups of students stand to benefit most (and least) from digital learning.
KCKCC Online Ed's insight:
Colleges should look for ways to level the playing field.
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Belonging Online and In the Library | Library Babel Fish

Belonging Online and In the Library | Library Babel Fish | KCKCC Online Ed News | Scoop.it
What kind of citizenship do we offer our students?
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Apple WWDC 2017 – everything announced around AI & Machine Learning

Apple WWDC 2017 – everything announced around AI & Machine Learning | KCKCC Online Ed News | Scoop.it
Advertisement Even though Apple’s WWDC 2017 sounded all about the power-packed iOS 11 and key updates on “Apple’s heart and soul” – Mac OS, we gleaned all insights and updates on machine learnin
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Academic Minute | The Media Is a Business

Academic Minute | The Media Is a Business | KCKCC Online Ed News | Scoop.it
The media is also a business. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Michigan's Amanda Lotz discusses this statement.
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Trump’s budget looks to cut CTE, job training – Community College Daily

Trump’s budget looks to cut CTE, job training – Community College Daily | KCKCC Online Ed News | Scoop.it
President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2018 includes expected cuts to several student aid programs, but it also has a few surprises, such as lower funding for career and technical education an
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What Community Colleges Do That Universities Don’t

What Community Colleges Do That Universities Don’t | KCKCC Online Ed News | Scoop.it
Employers and community colleges must work together to provide the talent needed to expand opportunity and expand our economy
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U of California continues to see increases in transfers – Community College Daily

U of California continues to see increases in transfers – Community College Daily | KCKCC Online Ed News | Scoop.it
Some 70,000 incoming California freshmen and more than 21,000 in-state community college transfer students were offered a spot at the one of the University of California’s (UC) nine undergraduate campuses for this fall. Preliminar
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House Panel Rejects Proposal to Kill NEH and NEA

House Panel Rejects Proposal to Kill NEH and NEA | KCKCC Online Ed News | Scoop.it
A House appropriations subcommittee this week voted to provide $145 million each to the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities for fiscal 2018. That would be a cut of about $5 million each but would preserve the endowments, which President Trump slated for elimination in his budget.
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Doing the math - AACC 21st Century Virtual Center

Doing the math - AACC 21st Century Virtual Center | KCKCC Online Ed News | Scoop.it
Butler Community College is revolutionizing math in Kansas. In order to help students be more successful and complete college algebra, Butler will introduce math in a modular format.  The new approach to teaching and learning math will launch this fall. This curriculum is designed to remove math as a barrier to completing a degree. These …
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California governor calls for new online college – Community College Daily

California governor calls for new online college – Community College Daily | KCKCC Online Ed News | Scoop.it
California Gov. Jerry Brown has asked the California community college system to “take whatever steps are necessary” to establish a new, online-only community college. Brown directed California Community Colleges (CCC) Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakle
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Elsevier Wins $15 Million in Damages

Elsevier Wins $15 Million in Damages | KCKCC Online Ed News | Scoop.it
A federal judge has ordered various pirate sites that post online papers to which they do not hold copyright to pay Elsevier $15 million in damages, Nature reported. The order is a win for the publishing giant, but it is unclear that the pirate sites -- which operate outside the U.S. -- will actually pay anything.
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Governors support CTE, job-training funding – Community College Daily

Governors support CTE, job-training funding – Community College Daily | KCKCC Online Ed News | Scoop.it
The National Governors Association (NGA) doesn’t often wade into debates over federal appropriations, especially over specific programs. But the issue of workforce development is so critical to state economies that NGA on Thursday encourage
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OER advocate Maria Gallardo-Williams improves outcomes with student-produced videos | Inside Higher Ed

OER advocate Maria Gallardo-Williams improves outcomes with student-produced videos | Inside Higher Ed | KCKCC Online Ed News | Scoop.it
North Carolina State professor gets ideas and production help from those she teaches to produce videos that allow for true flipping of the classroom.
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U of Utah's efforts to reduce textbook costs | Inside Higher Ed

U of Utah's efforts to reduce textbook costs | Inside Higher Ed | KCKCC Online Ed News | Scoop.it
University of Utah faculty members balked at the idea of moving to open educational resources, so a team that includes library and bookstore employees is promoting 13 options -- including OER. 
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10 Questions That Must Be Answered When Going 1:1

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1.   What types of mobile learning initiatives have other school districts       started? While planning a mobile initiative
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Aggressive Self-Rescue Part 1: The Organizational Version | StratEDgy

Aggressive Self-Rescue Part 1: The Organizational Version | StratEDgy | KCKCC Online Ed News | Scoop.it
Lessons learned from whitewater rafting that are applicable to higher ed institutions (and other organizations)
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e-Headlines – Community College Daily

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OER pioneer predicts all community colleges will dump traditional textbooks by 2024 EdSurge David Wiley, a pioneer of open educational resources who co-founded Lumen Learning, a for-profit company that supports OER efforts, sees on
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These 3 considerations should be top-of-mind for higher ed 'change agents'

These 3 considerations should be top-of-mind for higher ed 'change agents' | KCKCC Online Ed News | Scoop.it

News, voices and jobs for education professionals. Optimized for your mobile phone.
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Online students attend graduations on campus | Inside Higher Ed

Online students attend graduations on campus | Inside Higher Ed | KCKCC Online Ed News | Scoop.it
After years of hard work and sacrifices, many online-only learners journey across states -- and even countries -- to attend on-site commencement ceremonies.
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