WCAG 2.0 AA & Section 508 Guidelines for Online Education

Accessibility in Online Education: WCAG 2.0 AA and Section 508 Guidelines Online education has many benefits. One of them is enabling as many qualified students as possible to access low-cost and flexible certificate, diploma, degree, and even Ph.D. programs. However, offline and web-based learning management systems that lack full-accessibility features are locking out or disadvantaging learners with disability. Not only is that unfair, but also ... Read more

Zoom Vs. Skype, Adobe & ConexED | What’s the best video chat platform for my school?

ConexED Vs. Zoom Skype, & Adobe What's the Best Video Chat Software for Education? As more students move online and take classes remotely, educators, advisors, and institutions are looking to adapt video chat platforms like Zoom and Skype to fulfill their obligations to provide equal and equitable access to all students, regardless of their location or special needs.  While these video chat platforms are widely used, ... Read more

HIPAA BAA

HIPAA Business Associate Agreement (BAA) Under the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, a HIPAA business associate agreement (BAA) is a contract between a HIPAA covered entity and a HIPAA business associate (BA). The contract protects personal health information (PHI) in accordance with HIPAA guidelines. Once a BAA is signed with ConexED, the following will be enacted on your ConexED account Features Enabled End-To-End Encryption ... Read more

Voice to Text Guide

Voice to Text Guide ConexED is 100% committed to creating the most accessible video meeting software for education. Our voice-to-text functions allow all participants options on audio announcements and real-time closed captioning. The first option is to toggle on your Closed Captioning. This setting allows you to visually read what the other user is audibly speaking. Toggling this option on can be incredibly useful not only ... Read more

In-Meeting Accessibility Information

ConexED accessibility features enable participants with disabilities such as visual and hearing impairment to schedule, attend, and participate in both Cranium Cafe and Classroom video meetings. These enhancements to the service are based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 and the 21st Century Communications & Video Accessibility Act requirements and are made in order to expand access to student support services. We’ve made the ... Read more

FERPA & Accessibility

FERPA Compliance The Cafe provides an access point for students to speak privately with members of their student support teams. Student services staff can virtually instruct students and walk them through complex problems. An increase of appointment effectiveness and efficiency is accomplished when both student and advisor/tutor/counselor has access to the data necessary for a successful meeting.  Student services staff can now meet face-to-face with all students regardless ... Read more
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