Online learners want to feel that they are part of a class or program and that they are valued as students.  The more they can become engaged in the course the more they will feel they are contributing to the learning process. 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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EL111 Assistive Technologies | New blog by Cynthia Lowe

I plan to utilize the skills learned in this course to my online teaching with UMA, as well as some instances with my full time work.

EL105 | New blog by Linda Henderson

I learned how to communicate with students and peers using tone and evaluating through rubrics.

Fascinating | New blog by Stacie Chambers

I found this training to be fascinating! I have actually done personality tests as ice breakers with my students, so I am familiar with their idiosyncracies up front. But this training took it  a...

Dealing with Procrastinators | New comment by Stacie Chambers

Emails and texts with catchy taglines. Caring, concerned emails and texts. Since many procrastinators are Blue, they respond quickly when they feel that they are not being judged, and that they are...

A Color-full Online Classroom | New comment by Stacie Chambers

Hi, Lauree. This is a GREAT question - one that has had me thinking intensely tonight. I think that since Golds are goal-oriented, maybe we could tie in their future careers with the weekly...

Dealing with Procrastinators | New comment by Darren Tennyuk

Learning lots of new things, did not know about the Color and personality.  Learned something new.

Dealing with Procrastinators | New comment by Lauree Russell

It seems that often those students that are procrastinators, are often 'ORANGE or BLUE' personality types.   I've found sprinkling discussions and released announcements with bright colored...

A Color-full Online Classroom | New discussion by Lauree Russell

As I was pondering how I would apply Color-Full communication with my online students, I realized that the Discussions & Feedback would be the primary areas of communication to update in my classr...

True Colors | New comment by Lauree Russell

Julie, Just curious what types of Ice breaker Discussion board questions you will have-  Will you create different questions to appeal to the different personality colors?  Or is your...

Dealing with Procrastinators | New comment by Alexander Estabillo

Like cigarette smoking, procrastination is a habit that is very hard to quit.  This behavior will greatly influence future career development; remind them of this.