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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Essential Teaching Strategies | Origin: ED405 | New comment by Edward Niemczura

Strtegic planning cannot be successful without an underlying strategic vision.

New Trends and Critical Application | Origin: ED134 | New comment by Alexander Estabillo

I'm in a trade/vocational school and I'm excited re-examine my lessons with a new perspective. Simulation exercises are valuable, but are difficult to reproduce in a realistic manner, so I have to...

The Impact of Newer Literacy Skills and Use | Origin: ED134 | New comment by Alexander Estabillo

It's good to hear a collection of supporting information is more valuable than just finding one source of information. In the past module I wanted to discuss the need to filter information along...

Critical Characteristics of New Literacy | Origin: ED134 | New comment by Alexander Estabillo

Advances in technoogy are meant to make our lives easier.  Should advances in media technology make gaining literacy easier? As long as the information is presented in easily digestible chunks,...

Defining Critical Aspects of Literacy | Origin: ED134 | New comment by Alexander Estabillo

I believe the separate disciplines need their own dedication, and most often they are mixed to prove comprehension. Many times I have noticed students too busy writing down notes and failing to...

Preparing Yourself for the Classroom | Origin: ED105 | New comment by Christopher Taylor

Preparing for my classroom is the best practice, hands down. Its so relaxing watching the day unfold.   

Preparation for Lesson Planning | Origin: ED109 | New comment by Jennifer Kirby

I've learned that the prepared material never fills as much time as you think. Have extras ready.

Essential Teaching Strategies | Origin: ED405 | New comment by AKM NAZRUL ISLAM

It will be helpful in my teaching.

Support Material, Notes, and Assessment | Origin: ED109 | New comment by Stephanie Gillespie

My course is only offered twice a year, so i will need to be diligent about reviewing my notes, AArs, supplemental material, outside resources checklists to make sure nothing is forgotten or...

Learning Objectives and Standards | Origin: ED109 | New comment by Stephanie Gillespie

Defining the objectives clearly is going to be the critical piece in my short course that introduces a ton of data.  It will be imperative that the student keeps in mind the level of which they...