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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self-regulation skills | New blog by Tin Yuan Huang

I can't agree more on promoting students' self-regulation skills in evaluating self, monitoring the progress and working on strategies to achieve final goals with some assistance from the instructor. ...

Best practices | New blog by Laurene Medina

Preparation of course content and ability to teach to meet each student's personal learning styles is key.

Student learning style | New blog by Lena Huang

I felt this course had good big picture tips to incorporate into course instruction.  My top take-aways 1. accurately assessing student's background knowledge and readiness to comprehend course ...

Action plan - UDL implementation | New blog by Linda Gordon

I particularly like the comment early in the class that UDL is not really something that is achieved in its entirety but is rather something of a ongoing journey towards a goal. There are some areas t...

Effective Use of Power Point Slides | New comment by Linda Gordon

This is something that I've been working on - I never read from the slides but the temptation to put too much on them is there. One thing I have been doing is putting more into my notes and less on...

ED-405 | New blog by Leticia Flores

I have gotten a new way to use in my lecture and practical teaching I loved the one of were I get the students to do a journal were the students can show what they learned and where they are having tr...

I have love. Each method of teaching skills | New blog by Leticia Flores

This course has given me more tools that I can use to help my students to have other ways to understand and succeed in their  career. I liked the role playing method and judging  that I can ...

Effective Use of Power Point Slides | New discussion by Ora Robinson

It is very important to keep the bullet points to five.  Remember it is a guide to keep the instructor on track and guide the student in topics to read in their book.  It is important to hav...

Knowing your personality | New discussion by Ora Robinson

Twenty plus years ago when I started teaching I had a flat affect. I was shy back then and scared to be in front of a crowd.  Being a psychiatric nurse I had a standard affect for the different t...

Literacy & learning | New comment by Albert Escobedo

What kind of literacy skills?  At what level? I mean I agree, I just want some specifics so we can have a discussion.  I think students in my experience lack basic gramar, spelling, and...