During the first week of campus closure, computer science student Richard Sequeira was facing difficulty meeting his deadline for an assignment. He was occupied getting groceries to prep for the period of self-isolation, which already took two days of the entire week of school. Some of his professors were not accommodating with deadlines at this period, and he had to explain to them that students, like professors, need time to prepare for self-isolation and remote instruction. What Sequeira experienced, however, is merely one of the …
VOICES: Are online courses as good as in-person classes?
Students share their opinion about taking online courses.
Brown’s budget proposes $197 million more for colleges
After years of drastic cuts to education, Gov. Jerry Brownâ€™s proposed 2013-14 budget includes increased funding of $197 million for California community colleges in addition to the $179 million colleges will be receiving due to the passage of Proposition 30.
Grant infuses learning with technology to foster student success
The Distance Education Captioning and Transcription (DECT) grant from the state will create valuable opportunities for instructors to develop media-rich distance learning courses.