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Calhoun, Cheryl D. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
The main goal of this project is to expand cybersecurity curriculum. This was accomplished by developing six new courses. The curriculum for each course utilized a common online course for all class formats including web-enhanced, hybrid, or online. In this article, we will discuss the online components used, faculty professional development, and…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Information Security, Community Colleges, Information Technology
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Wong, Wylie – Community College Journal, 2015
Community colleges are using grants and workforce partnerships to train a new generation of technology workers. In September, the Obama administration awarded $450 million in grants to nearly 270 community colleges that have partnered with more than 400 employers nationally. It was the final installment of a four-year, $2 billion competitive grant…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year Colleges, Higher Education, Partnerships in Education
Salomon-Fernandez, Yves – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2014
Within the information technology sector, cybersecurity is considered its own supersector. As information becomes increasingly digitized and a growing array of transactions can be completed in the cloud, people, governments and enterprises become increasingly more vulnerable. The Identity Theft Resources Center (ITRC) reports nearly 5,000 breaches…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Information Security, Community Colleges, Universities
Stark, Adam – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This case study research explored the cybersecurity systems and training and education of IT professionals at a member college of the Florida College System. Thematic analysis was utilized to analyze interview transcripts of 6 respondents. A more descriptive analysis was completed using the survey responses from 15 respondents. From this analysis…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Information Security, Computer Security, Information Technology
Parry, Marc – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2009
If you work at a community college that teaches cybersecurity, it pays to be located in the backyard of a spy agency. Just don't ask Kelly A. Koermer, administrator of the Anne Arundel Community College, what's inside those dark towers at Fort Meade. She points out other highlights of the restricted region: an employees-only exit off the highway,…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Internet, Computer Security, National Security
Mangan, Katherine – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
A lot of students have benefited from part of the $27-million in federal and state grant money that Del Mar College has received since it opened a centralized office for grants and sponsored research in 2005. Del Mar, which has about 11,000 credit-seeking students, is one of a growing number of community colleges that make up for shrinking state…
Descriptors: Grants, Community Colleges, Grantsmanship, State Federal Aid
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Basham, Matt – Community College Journal, 2003
Analyzes the impact of the U.S. Patriot Act on educational institutions, particularly in the area of information technology security. Warns that the Act could impact distance learning and campus Internet service providers, and that lawsuits are being filed against universities for having lax cybersecurity. Makes suggestions for dealing with these…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Community Colleges, Computer Security, Computers
American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC. – 2002
The education and training of the cybersecurity workforce is an essential element in protecting the nation's computer and information systems. On June 26-28, 2002, the National Science Foundation supported a cybersecurity education workshop hosted by the American Association of Community Colleges. The goals of the workshop were to map out the role…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Computer Security, Computers, Crime
Campbell, Robert D.; Hawthorne, Elizabeth K. – 2002
This document describes four distinct approaches to education in the area of cybersecurity currently taught at community colleges across America. The four broad categories of instruction are: (1) degree program--four semesters of study leading to an associate's degree; (2) certificate program--two semesters leading to an institution-conferred…
Descriptors: College Programs, Community Colleges, Computer Security, Educational Innovation
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Blezard, Rob – Community College Journal, 2002
Discusses ways in which community colleges are lending their expertise and experience to help make the nation safer after the September 11th attacks. Reports that community colleges are instituting public safety and cybersecurity measures on their campuses and teaching others to do the same. Adds that community colleges are also training public…
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Computer Security, Crime
American Association of Community Colleges (NJ1), 2004
This edition of "TECHcitement" contains the following articles: (1) ATE Program Leads to Student Success; (2) Doing Whatever It Takes for Aquaculture; (3) The Bridge to Biotech; (4) Girls See What They Can Do With Technology at Camp; (5) Students Advancing Solutions to Business Problems; (6) CREATE Recreates Technical Education in California; (7)…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Technical Education, Community Colleges, Technology Education
Boggs, George – 2003
This document briefly outlines recent activities of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) in the following Strategic Action Areas: (1) National and International Recognition and Advocacy for Community Colleges; (2) Learning and Accountability; (3) Leadership Development; (4) Economic and Workforce Development; (5) Connectedness…
Descriptors: Accountability, Allied Health Occupations, College Faculty, Community Colleges
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Teles, Elizabeth J.; Hovis, R. Corby – Community College Journal, 2002
Describes recent federal legislation (H.R. 3394) that charges the National Science Foundation with offering more grants to colleges and universities for degree programs in computer and network security, and to establish trainee programs for graduate students who pursue doctoral degrees in computer and network security. Discusses aspects of…
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Computer Security, Crime