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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Competency-Based Education | Origin: ED206 | New comment by Omar Muneeb

It is highly important when instructing a lab to relate theory to practice using real world applications that apply to students career, motivate students by promoting an efficient active learning...

Planning and Preparation | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Dondalynn Angstadt

This module was extremely useful and knowledgeable on how to be effective in teaching a course. More specifically, creating course outlines, a good syllabus, teaching strategies, goals &...

Developing as an Instructor | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Jungsun Franza

I believe in reflecting and being current makes a better teacher.  Any suggestions for being current?  

Leveraging Technology for Student Success | Origin: ED125 | New comment by Michael Taylor

For hands on demonstrations, it can be difficult to perform a task while managing a camera view.  Perhaps in the future, it will be possible for multiple cameras to be placed in a way that...

Meeting the Class for the First Time | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Gary Wilkerson

The importance of writing your name and course name and number on the board so the students can determine if they are in the correct class.  Also, take attendance, introduce yourself, and allow...

Planning and Preparation | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Gary Wilkerson

It is important to have a checklist and to validate the links and assignment material.

Measuring Student Mastery | Origin: ED125 | New comment by Adam Lynnes

One way that we measure student mastery in our welding shcool is having the students take a welder qualification test. These weld tests require that the welder have mastered certain techniques and...

Leveraging Technology for Student Success | Origin: ED125 | New comment by Adam Lynnes

I have applied the information learned from this lesson by purchasing a high tech camera that allows the students to have the same view as myself when I'm demonstrating correct techniques and wanting...

Planning Impactful Lessons | Origin: ED125 | New comment by Adam Lynnes

I have come to learn over the short couple of years that I have been an instructor that having impactful lessons developed and integrated has grealty improved the engavement of the students in the...

Planning Effective Questions | Origin: ED125 | New comment by Adam Lynnes

Having Effective and efficient instructional strategies put in place plays a huge rol in how develop your questions to evaluate the effectiveness of the material that you are presenting to your...