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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Support Material, Notes, and Assessment | Origin: ED109 | New comment by David Corral

As instructors we need to keep up with the current technologies so we can utilize what is being used in the modern schools. It is also a way for us to connect with our various students.

Learning Objectives and Standards | Origin: ED109 | New comment by David Corral

It is vital that the objectives for the course are stated intently so you and the students are always on the same page. The students will also be able to know if they are keeping up with what they...

Overview of Lesson Plans | Origin: ED109 | New comment by David Corral

Always be prepared and do not become complacenet. No matter how many times you've taught a course you could always forget part of the lesson plan. 

Preparation for Lesson Planning | Origin: ED109 | New comment by David Corral

Understand your self and how you learn and teach as an instructor. Find out about your students at the beginning with a baseline. Be cognizant about students being diverse learners and how your...

Essential Teaching Strategies | Origin: ED405 | New comment by Joyce Barber

I've learned that I've used a combination of the strategies and no one method meets everyones needs but it does allow you to see a greater outcome of involvement when applied.   

Preparation for Lesson Planning | Origin: ED109 | New comment by Anthony Turley

Be Flexible and use multiple teaching methods.  

Preparing Yourself for the Classroom | Origin: ED105 | New comment by Gregory Hornbaker

Being prepared with all materials and assignments provides a sense of organization and instills confidence in students.  

Support Material, Notes, and Assessment | Origin: ED109 | New comment by Dianna Garza

I liked the fact that we need to keep in mind the rationale of including different forms of support materials and activities, rather than just including them because you can. With short term courses...

Learning Objectives and Standards | Origin: ED109 | New comment by Dianna Garza

In the courses that I have worked in, we have to follow both the curriculum and job standards, I did not think about going back and check and reinforce this. I will review this with my upcoming...

Overview of Lesson Plans | Origin: ED109 | New comment by Dianna Garza

This course has provided factual reinforcement of my teaching behaviors, of documenting and continued revision of class activities and lessonplans. I have been teaching for 10+ years and while I am...