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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Selecting Instructional Delivery Methods | Origin: ED105 | New comment by Michael Cooper

Choose your delivery media based on your content, personality and student diversity and learining styles. 

Preparing Yourself for the Classroom | Origin: ED105 | New comment by Michael Cooper

I like the rubirc of teacher types presented at the beginnig of this module. I have to think a bit about where I stand, but somewhere between Drill Sargeant and Zen-type. It is always difficult to be...

Essential Teaching Strategies | Origin: ED405 | New comment by Norma Perez

Observing your students and then using the diffierent methods to see which method better benefits your students.  

Essential Teaching Strategies | Origin: ED405 | New comment by Justine Mason

Yes, I agree. It has been challenging.  

Essential Teaching Strategies | Origin: ED405 | New comment by Justine Mason

Ive learned that Ican use quite a few tools out of my tool box to keep my students engaged in class. Such as direct and indirect methods. My favorite is interactive instruction. where my students...

Support Material, Notes, and Assessment | Origin: ED109 | New comment by Guadalupe Hernandez

It's always good have back up.  CDC.gov, hhs.gov (HIPAA), OSHA.gov etc.    

Learning Objectives and Standards | Origin: ED109 | New comment by Guadalupe Hernandez

It's also helpful to share with other instructors.  I keep my lesson plans generic to allow for tweaking purposes to go with the change of learners each module. 

Overview of Lesson Plans | Origin: ED109 | New comment by Guadalupe Hernandez

Lesson plans helps me to keep on task and cover all material that was designed for each course.  I sleep at night and forget many things. With out a lesson plan, I know I would overlook...

Preparation for Lesson Planning | Origin: ED109 | New comment by Guadalupe Hernandez

Clear roles and responsibiities not only for students but for instructors as well are key.  

Support Material, Notes, and Assessment | Origin: ED109 | New comment by J. Hartwell

This module taught the importance of having everything ready prior to going into the classroom.  As a new instructor it emphasized the importance of knowing the material, knowing the expected...