HIPAA Business Associate Agreement (BAA)

HIPAA Business Associate Agreement (BAA) About: 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

OEI selects ConexED for Online Advising and Counseling

California Online Education Initiative selects ConexED for online academic advising and counseling California higher education regulatory policies mandate that online students receive support services equitable to those provided to students taking on campus courses. As such, the California Community Colleges Online Education Initiative (OEI) is developing a system-wide network of trained online academic advising and community college counselors. Working in collaboration with the Foundation for California Community ... Read more

Protecting Students: ADA & FERPA Compliant Video Enagement Software

Protecting Students: ADA & FERPA Compliant Video Enagement Software State funded colleges and universities have been mobilizing towards online learning platforms to offer students online degree options. These schools have quickly realized that not only syllabuses and assignments should be accessible online, but student services also need to be a part of their online degree program. The big question is, do your student services departments ... Read more

Essay Contest Winner: Mari Burns

Getting on the same page with your students. It was 10 days before the start of the school year.  I was in my office taking advantage of silent hallways and quiet dorms to prepare for the upcoming semester when a knock came upon my door.  One of my advisees, a student-athlete, and his wife were on campus meeting with his wrestling coach to make sure ... Read more

Essay Contest Winner: Steven Estes

Fighting for Others, Fighting Together My colleagues probably thought I was out of my mind, but five years ago, I stood up for an under-prepared and under-performing student during dismissal review with the expectation that she would raise her GPA during a summer enrollment.  Both eyebrows and questions were raised as my director and fellow advisors pointed=out that the few grades she earned higher than ... Read more

Finding Wonder in the Age of Whatever: Student Engagement in the Classroom

Finding Wonder in the Age of Whatever: Student Engagement in the Classroom Wonder: Awe. Curiosity. Contemplation. In 2012, Michael Wesch presented his TED talk “The End of Wonder in the Age of Whatever” to TEDxGladstone. Wesch said that we are in the age of “whatever” - a time when anything is possible, when technology and learning are at our fingertips. The flip side, of course, is ... Read more
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