Educators need to have strategies for instructional planning and design that will enable them to deliver content to their students that are relevant and applicable. 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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Preparation for Lesson Planning | Origin: ED109 | New comment by Ralph Hunsley

I will look at ways to change my pre-test to ensure what level they are at.  

Engagement | Origin: ED133 | New comment by Bryan Hatch

I think engagement is less about the content of the course and more strongly impacted by the relationship of the student and the instructor.  For myself, Intrusive leadership works. I try find...

points | New comment by Bryan Hatch

I would say, absolutely.  Safetey culture, is a learned behavior. The importance of safetey, and the culture you create with your students will be directly impacted by how you handle...

Preparation for Lesson Planning | Origin: ED109 | New comment by Matt Hughes

Have extra materials incase your lecture is to fast and need to have something to carry out the time.   

Essential Teaching Strategies | Origin: ED405 | New comment by Angela Zaugg

I appreciated the clear definitions and examples of the various types of learning strategies, including direct, indirect, interactive, and independent.  It provided me with a lot of great new...

Essential Teaching Strategies | Origin: ED405 | New comment by Jennifer Manning

We utilize all of the types of learning, however I could focus less time on direct during lecture hours and add in more indirect learning strategies.  

Preparation for Lesson Planning | Origin: ED109 | New comment by Deborah Payne

I have been toying with the idea of pre-tests. Seems like a good idea to start now.  

New Trends and Critical Application | Origin: ED134 | New comment by Angela Zaugg

We are excited to be able to use simulated environments available on-line to enhance learning and outcomes for our therapy students.  Simulated case studies allow students the opportunity to...

The Impact of Newer Literacy Skills and Use | Origin: ED134 | New comment by Angela Zaugg

This training has highlighted for me the importance of developing critical thinking skills in our students when using new literacy in the classroom.  Although there is unlimited information at...

Critical Characteristics of New Literacy | Origin: ED134 | New comment by Angela Zaugg

Technology brings a bevy of new opportunities as well as new challenges to literacy and learning.  It definitely provides opportunity for more breadth and depth of learning and access to...