Delivering instructional content that is understandable by students and increases their knowledge is the goal of educators.  Knowing what are the best ways to assess the learning of students should be a high priority of educators as well. 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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Creating Effective Assessments | Origin: ED103 | New comment by Chad Klopfenstein

Understanding the different types of test and what they are for, why they are used, will help me as an instructor present the best greading methods for the learners   

Student Learning Assessment | Origin: ED103 | New comment by Chad Klopfenstein

Bloom's Taxonomy of Cognitive Objectives is a geat tool to use as an instructor to terach your course content to the students and also track their learning ability.   

Questioning as a Teaching Technique | Origin: ED103 | New comment by Chad Klopfenstein

The Socratic method of teachong is an exelcent way to teach your students a higher level of understanding of a subject  

Teaching to Learning Styles | Origin: ED103 | New comment by Chad Klopfenstein

It's importaint to use a varity of learning stules to promote learning with students  

Delivering Course Content | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Chancey Stanley

When delivering course content, be sure to vary your methods and style to accommodate students with different learning types.  Additionally, adhere closely to organizational policies as well to...

Meeting the Class for the First Time | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Chancey Stanley

The most important aspect of meeting your class for the first time is the student's impression of you as an instructor.  Being late, unprepared, or overly nervous on opening day sets an...

Planning and Preparation | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Chancey Stanley

As an instructor and a representative of your organization, there is an expectation that you will be well-versed in the subject matter to be taught and will conduct yourself as a professional at all...

Developing as an Instructor | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Chancey Stanley

I think the most important aspect to remember as a new instructor is to make your students and their continued development your number one priority.  Sure we all want to improve professionally,...

Delivering Course Content | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Christopher Witt

The part about attention span for lecture being 15 to i8 minutes was extremely valuable. I will plan to have some activities about every 20 minutes to keep the attention span optimized.  

great class | New discussion by Raymond Brown

really good class