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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Technology and Methodology | Origin: ED128 | New comment by Nichole Basmajian

Students will still have to put in the work to succeed; but with adaptive technology, they will be able to focus on the right task.

Essential Teaching Strategies | Origin: ED405 | New comment by Marie Ortiz

I have learned that direct instruction is a sound method for teaching and it provides great benefit to the student when they are in a new setting and this type of learning is new. Interactive...

Preparing Yourself for the Classroom | Origin: ED105 | New comment by Brittney Smith

I need to reflect regularly about my teaching style and how to reach my students, and know that it's okay to make an instructional mistake occasional to let my students know that I'm human too.

Overview of Lesson Plans | Origin: ED109 | New comment by Virginia OConnor

Lessson plans are important to keep you organized, but it also helps whenever you may need to miss a day and there are plans for any subs who may need to work for you.  

Preparation for Lesson Planning | Origin: ED109 | New comment by Virginia OConnor

I learned that we need to know our audience in order to deliver effective lessons.   

Creating an Evaluation System | Origin: ED105 | New comment by Gilissa Hagedorn

Have clear policies, point them out in the syllabus and make little exception to the rule.  Students will take advantage if they notice the policies and rules are bent at will.  

Troubleshooting Instructional Strategies | Origin: ED105 | New comment by Gilissa Hagedorn

Pay attention to the class, have a backup plan in presenting the material.  Consistently assess and adjust activities to maintain engagement.  

Selecting Instructional Delivery Methods | Origin: ED105 | New comment by Virginia OConnor

I learned that making effective deliverables can help determine if material being taught is getting through to the students.  

Preparing Yourself for the Classroom | Origin: ED105 | New comment by Virginia OConnor

I learned the importance of being prepard for class and how to be an effective instructor.