It is critical for instructors to model professionalism to their students and all others with whom they work.  As role models for their professional area, instructors set the standard for the professional conduct that their students need to acquire. This group is for educators who aspire to discuss and master the competencies necessary for exemplary performance and top customer service in a dynamic, rapidly changing higher education landscape.  Group members share best practices, ideas, thoughts, reflections, and resources to help colleagues across the globe improve performance. 


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Soft Skills | New comment by Yvette Prior

agree  and all the more to have team work skills developed when the social media outlets might have students behind a device.  Small groups that are safe and focus on material that is...

Correcting Writing Slowly | New discussion by Yvette Prior

I liked the point about having stsudents work at corrections slowly. So in each assignment it is not needed to shjow them everythig that needs to be fixed or improved. Work at a few things each time -...

soft skills | New comment by Eva Mello

I too have had very difficult students.  By use of my soft skills and being a model to them, I have gained respect and a great classroom experience.

soft skills | New blog by tara khosrowabadi

time and time and again, I have had students with atitudes, not wanting to be there, feeling entitled to be mad at the world, and not wanting to take resposibility.  By practicing my soft skills,...

listening and body language | New blog by Terracina Dupree

This lesson had great information that can be used in the classroom.

Soft skill in the work place | New blog by Terracina Dupree

This was a great lesson that forcused on the moral qualities in the classroom that are vital for learning.  As an Instructor I find it imperative to have compassion for your studen...

ed 205 | New blog by Joanne Stewart

I found it helpful.  I need to focus more on delivering content based on the students learning style.  It's dfificult because they aren't all at the same letting go point, so you have to ind...

Soft Skills | New comment by Joanne Stewart

I agree.  Some of the students haven't been taught the soft skills in other areas of their life.  Adding them to the curriculum assures that everyone will be on the same page.  It will...

students teaching | New comment by grace kreager

I have my students facilitate the class in board review while doing case studies. It creates an environment conducive to listening to all answers and deriving at the correct one with...