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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Developing as an Instructor | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Nijoel Meyer

Know your audience and your yourself. Don't try to be the smartest person in the room. OK to be a friend, but not a pal to students.   

Measuring Student Mastery | Origin: ED125 | New comment by Margarita Levine

I include diverse types of questions and organize the quizzes or tests in blocks. It helps the students orient themsleves better thoughout the process. They know that the degree of the sophistication...

Delivering Course Content | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Chad Harper

Instructors should deliver content through a variety of methods to maximize student success.

Meeting the Class for the First Time | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Chad Harper

To support successful outcomes the instructor should engage with students at the individual level.

Planning and Preparation | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Chad Harper

It is important to clearly articulate the objectives to learners and demonstrate that these have been met.

Developing as an Instructor | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Chad Harper

An instructor must look the part as professional, though relating to the students on a personal level is equally important.

Planning Effective Questions | Origin: ED125 | New comment by Margarita Levine

I prefer to ask something like "Should I clrarify any informstion one more time?" instead of "Does it make sense?" - in pedagogy it is recommended to avoid this question as well, as it undermines...

Leveraging Technology for Student Success | Origin: ED125 | New comment by Margarita Levine

I practice flipped classroooms all the time as it fits the organic intellectuaty of my students. The students also appreciate personalized tasks based on their interests that require technology.

Planning Impactful Lessons | Origin: ED125 | New comment by Margarita Levine

I love warmming-up activities. They always help to put the group together and create work atmosphere at once.  

Just-in-Time Teaching | Origin: ED129 | New comment by Sandy Grant

Reply to Alison Hanson's post: "People don't care what you know until they know you care." Old philosophical educational quote I have tried to utilize.