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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Teaching to Learning Styles | Origin: ED103 | New comment by David Corral

It is vital to understand that every student has a different learning style. Blended teaching to these different learning styles will probably be the best way to go. It is also beneficial if the...

Using Alternative Assessments | Origin: ED136 | New comment by Carly Straight

I didn't realize that Canvas has an e-portfolio option. Having my students work on that over the course of the quarter would allow them to reflect on each individual assignment as it's graded and...

Alternative Assessments for Students | Origin: ED136 | New comment by Carly Straight

The use of well-written rubrics can help turn what can often be subjective scoring into more objective scoring, which is fairer to the students. In addition, it gives the students a clear indication...

Developing as an Instructor | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Lara Manese

Students learning is what matters. Learning will depend on how you present the knowledge you want to them to learn. Being able to get their full attention to listen and be motivated to the career...

What Is Assessment | Origin: ED136 | New comment by Carly Straight

I need to include more formative assessments in my courses in addition to the summative assessments I currently rely on. This will give me more real-time progress on my students' areas of strength...

Delivering Course Content | Origin: ED101 | New comment by LaQuita Anderson-White

Everyone learns differently varying your teacher style will help all students learn effectively.  

Meeting the Class for the First Time | Origin: ED101 | New comment by LaQuita Anderson-White

I like the idea of pictures to remember students.  I usually have students write on an index card on why they are pursuing a degree, and when they are having difficulties we go over their...

Instructing Diverse Learners | Origin: ED106 | New comment by Kelly Foreman

I have learned how to apply various methods to help students better understand the material being presented. Especially with those that may not have English as their primary language.  

Developing as an Instructor | Origin: ED101 | New comment by David Miller

Personality is  a competency  

Meeting the Class for the First Time | Origin: ED101 | New comment by margaret lovgren

I learned it is important to learn each student's name and to use those ideas given if it is too difficult. Taking the time to learn their names shows them you care and are invested in them.