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CCN Focus Feature: Dr. Diego Tibaquira, Miami Dade College

For the past two years, the National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) has featured blogs that introduced some of our professors and instructors in the Convergence College Network (CCN) community. The CCN is a select cohort of community colleges and universities from across the country that connects IT educators with a wealth of resources to enhance…

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Using Social Media

The National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) recently surveyed faculty members of the Convergence College Network (CCN) community. Sixty-six educators participated. Among the questions was one asking about social media engagement. While the survey was designed to gauge the effectiveness of the CTC’s social media and digital outreach, the results might also point to overall social…

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Learn from our Summer Working Connections Guest Speakers

Regular blog readers are by now well familiar with the National Convergence Technology Center’s (CTC) annual Summer Working Connections event. Faculty from across the country that attend Working Connections select a specific IT track and then spend five days taking a deep dive into that topic. The goal is to immediately implement what they’ve learned…

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Two Trends with Online Training

The books are closed for the 2021 edition of Summer Working Connections. Last month the National CTC hosted 128 faculty members online from 23 states across the country for a five-day professional development event. Regular blog readers know that Working Connections (offered for five days each July and three days each December) provides a deep…

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Student Feature: Angelo Teoxon, Lone Star College

As a part of the National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) featured blog and videos, we would like to introduce IT students attending our Convergence College Network (CCN) schools. The CCN is a select cohort of community colleges and universities from across the country that connects IT educators with a wealth of resources to enhance their…

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Data Ethics Workshop This Week

The National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) will be hosting this week a special half-day workshop as part of the annual HITEC conference entitled “Responsible AI: Challenges and Best Practices for Integrating Ethics in Your IT Program.” Faculty attendees from across the country will learn practical strategies and best practices for adding data science ethics curriculum…

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Student Feature: David Appleby of Sinclair Community College

As a part of the National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) featured blog and videos, we would like to introduce IT students attending our Convergence College Network (CCN) schools. The CCN is a select cohort of community colleges and universities from across the country that connects IT educators with a wealth of resources to enhance their…

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Cybersecurity from a Business Perspective

The National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) staff was recently invited to a meeting of the North Texas chapter of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA). These meetings always feature fascinating keynotes and panel discussions regarding cybersecurity. Because the CTC is headquartered at Collin College just north of Dallas, ISSA event invites often come our way.…

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CCN Focus Feature: Nisheeth Agrawal

For the past two years, the National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) has featured blogs that introduced some of our professors and instructors in the Convergence College Network (CCN) community. The CCN is a select cohort of community colleges and universities from across the country that connects IT educators with a wealth of resources to enhance…

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Student Feature: Sarah Schackel of Waukesha County Technical College

As a part of the National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) featured blog and videos, we would like to introduce IT students attending our Convergence College Network (CCN) schools. The CCN is a select cohort of community colleges and universities from across the country that connects IT educators with a wealth of resources to enhance their…

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