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Professional Learning Network

The California Community Colleges Professional Learning Network is designed for CA community college employees to access free learning resources and connect with peers.

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      An online library of 4,000+ courses taught by industry experts

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      Common Courses is now hosted through the Professional Learning Network.  It is a premier online learning resource with a wide variety of courses across topics, disciplines, and technologies. 


    • Grovo Grovo

      This resource offers hundreds of short-form video lessons covering Internet tools and cloud services.

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      The most-recognized and extensive IT eLearning catalog in the industry with over one billion learning modules.

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      Interactive, and research-proven training simulations designed to educate our faculty, staff, and students about best practices in supporting students who struggle with psychological distress (including depression and suicidal ideation), LGBTQ students, and student veterans.

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Technology & Online Learning Support

Resource Description
@One The @ONE online network makes it easy for California Community College faculty and staff to learn about technology that will enhance student learning and success. @ONE’s programs provide training and online resources for free - or at a very low cost - thanks to funding from the California Community College Chancellor's Office Telecommunication and Technology Infrastructure Program (TTIP).
Online Learning Consortium The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) is the leading professional organization devoted to advancing quality online learning by providing professional development, instruction, best practice publications and guidance to educators, online learning professionals and organizations around the world
3C Media 3C Media Solutions is the educational media distribution source for video content, podcasts, streaming services, and event coverage for the 113 campuses of the California Community Colleges System.
eLearning Guild The eLearning Guild is a source of information, networking, and community for eLearning professionals. It produces conferences, online events, online and blended training courses, eBooks, white papers, research reports, and Learning Solutions Magazine—all devoted to the idea that the people who know the most about making eLearning successful are the people who produce eLearning every day.
Connected Learning Research Network This interdisciplinary research network is dedicated to researching and reimagining learning for the 21st century. It strives to understand the opportunities and risks for learning afforded by today's changing media ecology, as well as building new learning environments that support effective learning and educational equity.
CCC Confer CCC Confer is designed for online collaboration using the latest web conferencing technology.


Fee-Based Online Training & Professional Learning Resources

Resource Description
Association for Talent Development (ATD) ASTD is the world's premier professional association and leading resource on workplace learning and performance issues.
California Community College Council for Staff & Organizational Development 4C/SD is an organization that provides training resources and networking opportunities for staff development professionals of the California community colleges.
National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development NISOD is a non-profit, tax-exempt consortium of colleges and universities who share a philosophical commitment to support excellence in teaching, learning, and leadership.
Academic Impressions Serves higher education professionals by providing educational products and services that help institutions tackle key, strategic challenges. An excellent resource for those who are in leadership roles.
North American Council for Staff, Program and Organizational Development NCSPOD's mission is to sustain an international community of engaged professionals by sharing expertise and resources to advance faculty, staff, and organizational effectiveness.