Defining and Adapting to Changing Student Demographics

Defining and Adapting to Changing Student Demographics Part 2: Students with Disabilities This blog is the second 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 ... 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

Holding Ourselves Accountable: The Value of Standards in Higher Education

Holding Ourselves Accountable: The Value of Standards in Higher Education Julie Stefan Lindsay, Ed.D.   Last year, I attended a five-day professional development session in Los Angeles with the Standards Institute to learn best practices in curriculum and instruction. The Standards Institute is designed by UnboundEd, an organization dedicated to student equity and outcomes with an emphasis on standards-based instruction; as part of their mission, they provide ... Read more

Five Best Practices in Online Student Services

Five Best Practices in Online Student Services How to Improve Online Classes The rise of online education is undeniable. According to one recent study, almost 6 million students (30% of the entire college student body) took at least one online class in 2016 in the United States alone. Add in international students, and the number increases much further. Naturally, colleges and universities across the world are looking to ... 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

Creating Departments & Groups

Creating Departments & Groups within Campus Calibrate ConexED Admins and Department Directors will have access to create Departments and Groups within Departments. ConexED Admins will see all Departments and Groups created within their school's ConexED instance. Department Directors will only have access to the Departments and Groups they have created or if they have been given access to the Department or Group by another Department ... Read more
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