The Teaching Online Learners Performance Group is for dedicated instructors to come together to discuss challenges, solutions, trends and hot topics related to the instruction of online learners. Group members share best practices, ideas, thoughts, reflections, and resources to help colleagues across the globe improve performance.


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Classroom Strategies | New blog by Barbara Pierre

As an instructor in the e-learning platform, a multitude of strategies can also be implemented to influence, persuade, inspire, and energize students.

Teaching online learners | New comment by Theodore Vanderlaan

Actually, I use my errors at teaching moments. For example, i am teaching a leadership and performance class now and one student found an error. This gave me the opportunity to demonstrate a...

Active Learning | New comment by Ana Wood

Hi Romanda. I'm not sure what you mean by participation in "active listening" activities.  Can you list some examples of active listening activities?  I may be able to offer some...

Active Learning | New discussion by Romanda Cooper

How do you get the cautious student to participate in active listening activities? RC

Best Practices | New blog by Pamela Asbury

I will incorporate many active learning best practices into my online class.  

Discussions | New comment by Kimberly Whiting

I agree with your discussion approach. By asking open ended questions, it prompts the student to think, research, and respond. I love it when a student's apologizes for writing too much on his or her...

Stimulation | New comment by Kimberly Whiting

I too find that student's do not provide alot of information on their discussion posts. I find (sometimes) that when I reply to a student's post with additional questions ("how did you feel" or...

Stimulation | New comment by Pamela Collins

I will incorporate what I have learned regarding the purpose and function of the syllabus as well as developing rubrics when course frameworks are considered in my future courses- very informative...

Online Course Changes | New blog by Ameaca Packard

This training has helped me to understand the value of the chat section of my course management system. I will make sure to use email more often. I also intend to employ a q&a section, I didn't ha...

Sharing my experience | New blog by Dr.Anton Hawatmeh

This was a very interesting and highly informational course. I have taken too many online courses before, however, this one ranks above all others because it was rich in information and multi-faceted....