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


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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.

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Dealing with Procrastinators | New discussion by Norman Morrisson

What techniques have you used to deal with pracrastinators; particularly those who continually miss deadlines and seem to be only concerned about getting a passing grade.  Grade penalties for lat...

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Relativity | New file by Robert Vaughn

This is an introduction to special relativity

Engagement | New discussion by wyshondia jones

Engagement is crucial to keeping the student interested in the course and the content of the course.  If we as instructors do not create an environment that is inviting and interesting to the stu...

Engaging Students with Disabilities | New comment by Breezy Houston

First, I ask the students to introduce themselves to the class and to me the instructor. I then also use a tool that helps me to see how each students learn best within an online environment and...

Student Need | New blog by Cassandra Presley

I took EL111 for students with disablities and recieved some great tips that will apply to all students. As I prepare my courseroom I will be mindful of my font, and the message conveyed.   &nb...

Engaging Students with Disabilities | New discussion by Cassandra Presley

It's difficult for students to open up when they have a disablity. Often times they go through life trying to compensate for the disalbity and cover it up as much as possible. How do we get students t...

True Colors | New discussion by Julie Lidberg

I enjoyed learning about the True Colors personality profiling system as that was new information to me. I plan on using the idea of asking questions on the Introduction/Ice Breakers Discussion ...

How does one engage a student that does not speak English well? | New comment by David Lounsbury

There are a number of translation programs that can be utilized to clarify what you are saying in your instructions where they translate English into the students first language.  I recommend...

TC | New discussion by Marie Moran

I especially enjoyed reading design for all types of personalites. I can see many of the personalities in my class. I find many of the online students are introvert, only a few will show to be extrove...