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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Quizlet | New comment by Kent Noack

Quizlet is a really good source for students to review.

Old Dog, New Tricks | New comment by Michael Taylor

Dominic, Most teachers are not trained as professional counselors, thus legally can't 'counsel'.  But sometimes we walk a fine line between providing counseling and classroom discipline. ...

Effective Teaching Strategies | New blog by Dominic Sheppard

This course was very informative. It had material and content that is useful to any new instructor or one with years of experience.   i look forward to taking other courses with MaxKnowledge an...

Old Dog, New Tricks | New comment by Dominic Sheppard

Hi Mike, I realized how many typos my posting had as I reviewed both my posting and your response. I truly appreciate your feedback as I will use this coupled with the information and knowledge I...

Old Dog, New Tricks | New comment by Michael Taylor

Teachers wear many hats.  Lecturer, mentor, evaluator, trainer, coach as both deconstructor/constructor, curriculum creator are among the mini-roles.  Each role is frought with a degree of...

Old Dog, New Tricks | New discussion by Dominic Sheppard

I am not trying to come across as condescending but I have instructors with 20 and 30 years of experience who believe the their formula is the best way. What advice or methods would you offer to help...

Instructional Delivery | New blog by Marian Achenie

As a new instructor, I have been learning alot and am grateful for this course.  Overall, it is challenging for me to develop strategies that maintain students' intrests and allows variety.  ...

Flipped classroom | New blog by Linda Gordon

I'm halfway there but also not convinced I want to go further. In my diversity class, the students read the content and respond to a discussion question online before class and I facilitate further di...

Action plan for accelerated learning | New blog by Linda Gordon

This course was particularly well done and I have a number of action points. It verified that my instinct to dislike the barren walls of my room is correct even with adult learners. I am going to work...

Best practices | New blog by Laurene Medina

  I will commit to the use of logistics and agenda posters in a live classroom.