Dealing with summer learning loss

How can we deal with our students’ summer learning loss? Reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education, despite our best efforts, many of our students may not have received the full education experience of our traditional courses this spring. And our rising freshman may have had a difficult last semester as well. So, are they […]

Student + Parent Expectation Management

In the latest installment of the Helix Education webinar series on COVID-19: The Roadmap to Fall 2020, Kari Kovar, Chief Operating Officer at Helix Education breaks down the four essentials of expectation management to ensure an effective 2-way communication loop as you transition to quality online education this fall. Intentional Communication Our standard protocols aren’t […]

The continued decline of international student enrollment

International student enrollment has already been declining. Will coronavirus kill it? Reported by Education Dive, new international student enrollment declined 10% between fall of 2015 and 2018, partially due to un-friendly immigration policies. Today, international enrollment makes up a little more than 5% of total higher ed enrollment, and a much higher revenue source given […]

Live Online vs. On-Demand Learning

Live online or on-demand learning? Reported by EdSurge, many teachers are “hedging” with the current advice of education experts. That students learn best differently, so how can we serve both through compromise? And therefore we’re often left with a weekly live online gathering we hope works for most parties, and the remainder done throughout the […]

The future of campus policing

What does the future of campus policing look like? Reported by Inside Higher Ed, with a nation in outrage over police brutality and anti-black racism, the focus on institutional relationships with campus and non-campus police is already coming into view, with protest calls for defunding and disbanding campus police departments altogether. With Minneapolis at the […]

Helix Education’s Online/Blended Course Quality Rubric

Cherron Hoppes Ed.D., Vice President and Chief Academic Officer at Helix Education, and Emily Wood, Director of Instructional Design at Helix Education, created this webinar to discuss how presidents, provosts, and faculty can use Helix Education’s Online/Blended Course Quality Rubric to prioritize immediate needs in improving their institution’s online learning experience. The Circumstances Higher Ed […]

A boon for post-traditional institutions?

Will COVID-19 provide a boon to post-traditional student institutions? Reported by Education Dive, the colleges most prepared for this coronavirus reality have been the ones catering to the remote online learner the longest. Many institutions with the largest post-traditional student focus, with an avg. student age in their 30s, may very well find themselves top […]