Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) August 08, 2014
Helix Education, a world class provider of student life cycle technologies and services, has released several enhancements to Helix LMS, which is the only solution in higher education designed to deliver a single platform to serve competency-based, on-campus, online, or continuing education formats. The new functionality increases efficiencies around communication, grading and course development processes, enabling educators to focus more time on students and less time on behind-the-scenes details.
"Our team spends a significant amount of time out in the market talking to educators about the things they need to do their jobs better, which is the basis for our comprehensive roadmap of upgrades to Helix LMS," Steve Pappageorge, Chief Product Officer and Senior Vice President at Helix Education. "Our goal is for both students and instructors have a meaningful experience - they can't be bogged down by technology, but rather need to be able to concentrate fully on learning materials, activities and interaction. This latest release simplifies administrative tasks, allowing educators to be more available to mentor and motivate students."
In addition to various UI enhancements, which make online teaching and learning more seamless, Helix LMS now facilitates powerful new ways to customize student communication, repurpose content, and more. Advancements include the following:
More information on Helix LMS and Helix Education's CBE consulting, instructional design and content development services can be found on the company's website.
About Helix Education
For over 25 years, Helix Education’s innovative technology platforms and data-driven Marketing and Enterprise Services have helped higher education institutions find, enroll, retain and teach students. Its configurable SaaS-based CRM, Helix Retention, delivers a robust, scalable and highly flexible solution to enable retention strategies unique to each institution’s needs and their students. Additionally, Helix LMS, the company’s comprehensive and SaaS-based online learning platform, is the only solution in higher education designed to deliver a single platform to serve competency-based, on-campus, online, or continuing education formats. Helix LMS was recognized by EDUCAUSE’s Next Generation Learning Challenges Grant and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as a promising technology to support breakthrough learning models. With a deep bench of education industry innovators, Helix Education offers consulting, instructional design, program development, and more to support the different learning approaches currently being used and adopted by institutions. For more information, please visit http://www.HelixEducation.com.