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CVC-OEI Finish Faster Online!

The CVC-OEI: Finish Faster Online (FFO) Initiative: cvc.edu

The California Virtual Campus – Online Education Initiative (CVC-OEI) is a collaborative effort among California Community Colleges (CCCs) to ensure that significantly more students are able to complete their educational goals by increasing both access to and success in high-quality online courses.

How it works: All ADT/AA/AS/CTE transfer fully-online courses are offered through Finish Faster Online. A student searches for a course, applies to the college, and then takes the online course to 'finish their degree/certificate faster'. If the online course is cross-listed in the OEI, the student does not need to apply to the college in order to take the online course - therefore, 'finishing their degree/certificate even FASTER!'

 


If All GCC Online Courses are Visible in Finish Faster Online, How Do I Get My Online Course to Show at the TOP of the SEARCH Results?

The Design Academy is a free, online professional development program for full and part-time California Community College faculty teaching online who wish to align a course to the OEI Rubric. The Design Academy combines Peer Online Course Review with the benefits of one-on-one support from an instructional designer and hands-on assistance from an Accessibility Specialist.

Completing the Design Academy and earning a Quality Reviewed “Badge” for your OEI Rubric aligned course will help it rise to the top of the student search results in the Finish Faster Online!

 Please contact the Lead POCR, Alexa Schumacher (alexa@glendale.edu) with further questions on course alignment options.