Fostering Long-Term Motivation Part 1: Academic Advisors, Early Enthusiasm, and Goal-Setting

Fostering Long-Term Motivation Part 1: Academic Advisors, Early Enthusiasm, and Goal-Setting This blog is a series on postsecondary students’ long-term motivation during their degree programs and how student service departments can foster motivation at all points of the student’s journey. Postsecondary academic journeys are simply exciting; embarking on a degree program is an entirely new experience and one fraught with potential. Whether a student is joining ... Read more

Part 3: Low-Income Students

Defining and Adapting to Changing Student Demographics Part 3: Low-Income Students This blog is the third in a four-part series about the current demographics of students in postsecondary settings and how to address their specific needs with a multi-tiered system. The reasons for pursuing a postsecondary degree are unique to each student, and the amalgam of experience, goals, and characteristics they possess influences their motivation for completing ... Read more

Defining and Adapting to Changing Student Demographics

Part 1: Yesterday's Nontraditional Students are the New Normal  This blog is the first in a four-part series about the current demographics of students in postsecondary settings and how to address their specific needs with a multi-tiered system. The reasons for pursuing a postsecondary degree are unique to each student, and the amalgam of experience, goals, and characteristics they possess influences their motivation for completing their ... Read more

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
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